Except as set forth below, personally identifiable data you enter on margdarshak.org is not made available or distributed to third parties, except with your express consent or at your express direction. In particular, margdarshak.org and The Council will not give, sell or provide access to your personal information to any company, individual or organisation for its use in marketing or commercial solicitation or for any other purpose, except with your express consent, at your direction, as is necessary for the operation of this site, or pursuant to one of the exceptions listed below.
The personal identifying information we collect
Margdarshak.org collects personal identifying information from you including, but not limited to, your name, date of birth, address, e-mail address, telephone number, grade level, parent's contact information, such additional information as you choose to include in your user profile or are required to provide by the college and information associated with activities you have undertaken on margdarshak.org.
Reasons we collect your personal identifying information:
When you log on to margdarshak.org, certain information may be passively collected (that is, gathered without your active participation) using various technologies and means, such as Internet Protocol addresses, cookies, Internet tags, and navigational data collection. Information collected may include server addresses, top-level domain names, dates and times of visits to the website, pages accessed and documents downloaded, previous websites visited and the type of browser used. Although your browser transmits the IP address of your computer,margdarshak.org does not associate this IP address with any personally identifiable information regarding you. margdarshak.org does not collect any personally identifiable information other than what users submit and their browsers transmit.
Ways in which personal identifying information may be used
margdarshak.org will use your personal identifying information to complete the following forms and surveys, to obtain information for you and to effect transactions on your behalf, in each case only upon your instructions to do so:
Your personal identifying information may also be used for the following purposes:
We may use your identifying information to help diagnose problems with margdarshak.org server and to administer the margdarshak.org website.
Summary data representing a compilation of aggregate data representing margdarshak.org users may be collected by The Council and provided to various entities including employers and educational institutions represented on margdarshak.org. NO PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IS MADE AVAILABLE AS PART OF THESE SUMMARY REPORTS. Some examples of summary data are the number of monthly visitors to the site, the number of admission applications submitted over margdarshak.org, and the margdarshak.org functions utilised by students in specified age or grade ranges.
With whom personal identifying information may be shared
Any time you request that we perform a task that involves a transfer of data, the data related to the performance of that task will be made available to a recipient you designate or to a service provider assisting us in completing that task. For example:
If you submit an application for admission to a The Council client college or other educational institution, the personal data required to complete that application will be provided on your behalf to the admissions office of the institution to which you are applying.
If you request that a college or other educational institution send you material, your contact information will be provided to that institution.
If you request that information saved in your portfolio be made available to your Career Advisor, school counselling office or someone else you designate to perform in a comparable role, The Council will permit those whom you have authorised to view personally identifying information about you.
Note: If you begin an application for admission to a college or other educational institution, your name and other data entered on that application may be provided to the admissions office of that institution, even though you have not yet submitted a completed application to that institution.
Security measures to prevent misuse of information entrusted to margdarshak.org
margdarshak.org causes the data you input to be encrypted when in route between your browser and the margdarshak.org server and when in route between the margdarshak.org server and some other browser or server. This practice helps prevent unauthorised third parties from intercepting and gaining access to your private data during transmission over the Internet.margdarshak.org uses 128-bit, Secure Socket Layer encryption supported by browsers.
Data residing on the margdarshak.org server is password protected, and access is provided only to the account holder who created the password, anyone to whom that account holder entrusted the password, and those employees of The Council who require such access to administer and maintain the margdarshak.org system or to provide requested customer support to users of margdarshak.org. Each The Council employee who has access to the data residing on the margdarshak.org server has agreed in writing to respect the privacy of all such personal data.
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Modifying and deleting your information
You may update, otherwise modify or delete from the data stored on margdarshak.org any personal information you previously provided. To modify personal information:
To delete personal information that is not a required field to be completed in your profile:
To delete personal information that is a required field to be completed in your profile, you will need to contact The Council at and request that your profile be deleted. Please recognise that if you delete information, it will no longer be available on margdarshak.org so that, for example, if a college to which you previously submitted an application were to attempt to retrieve that application from margdarshak.org after you made the deletion the deleted information would no longer be accessible. Similarly, when accessed overbmargdarshak.org, information that has been updated or otherwise modified will appear in its then-most current form, rather than in the form in which it may have been submitted at some earlier time.
To ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date, please notify your Career Advisor or Education Officer of any changes to your personal details as soon as possible.