Privacy and Data Protection

NorthStarWorldwide – Data and Privacy

ExamswithNSW and NSWLearning are trading names of NorthStarWorldwide.

Here at NorthStarWorldwide, we take your privacy seriously.

Contact Form
We will only use the personal information that you share with us on our contact form to respond to questions that you ask. We will never contact you at a later date for any reason, unless you make contact with us and ask further questions. We never share your contact details with anybody else.

Applications – Studying with NSWLearning
If you submit an application form to NSWLearning you will be obliged to provide us with personal information –

Name and contact data
We collect the following information regarding parents, supervisors and where necessary students – first name and last name, email address, postal address, phone number and other similar contact data;

Demographic data
We collect data about gender, country and specifically with regard to students their age, date of birth, gender, first language, preferred name, and other similar data. We also collect relational data about students and their family.

Financial data
We do not request any financial data from you such as credit or debit card details.

Applications – Sitting exams with ExamswithNSW
If you submit an application form to ExamswithNSW you will be obliged to provide us with personal information –

Name and contact data
We collect the following information regarding parents and where necessary students – first name and last name, email address, postal address, phone number and other similar contact data;

Demographic data
We collect data about gender, country and specifically with regard to students their age, date of birth, gender, first language, and other similar data. We also collect relational data about students and their family. For students who require Access Arrangements we collect data relating to health, disability and learning difficulties.

Financial data
We do not request any financial data from you such as credit or debit card details.

How we use personal data
We collect data for two reasons –
1. To operate our business and provide the products that you purchase from NorthStarWorldwide
2. To send communications to you about our services.

We will not share your personal data with any other individuals, agencies or organisations under any circumstances, unless we are legally obliged to do so. (See below for further information on limited data sharing)

We pro-actively manage the number of people who have access to this information, whether it is kept in paper form or electronically.

Who we share your information with – Studying with NSWLearning
We share a limited amount of your personal information (notably names and email addresses) with PowerSchool, our learning platform provider, in order to provide you with access to courses. PowerSchool is located in the USA. PowerSchool has entered into a Data Protection Addendum with NSWLearning whereby it has agreed to satisfy GDPR in processing NSWLearning data.

Who we share your information with – Sitting exams with ExamswithNSW
We share a limited amount of your personal information with examination boards (currently Edexcel/Pearson, OCR and CAiE) in order to enter candidates for exams. Our exam boards process data in a manner that is fully compliant with GDPR. Further information can be found at –

Edexcel/Pearson
OCR
CAiE

Where we store your data
NSWLearning stores data both in paper form and electronically. All data is stored securely. NSWLearning makes use of Google Suite for Education. Google is compliant with GDPR.

How long we keep your data
NSWLearning will only keep your personal information for as long as it is required and in accordance with statutory requirements.