Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy describes the collection, use, transfer and other processing of accumulated personal information (“Personal Information”) used by ColombiaSD, as the data controller, and required to provide services through the ColombiaSD (“Site”). Links to the Site include derivatives thereof, including but not necessarily limited to mobile websites and applications. By visiting this Site, you consent to the collection, use, transfer and processing of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Changes in privacy policy

ColombiaSD reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy in the event of changes in the law, changes in the way we collect and process personal data, changes in the features of our Site or changes due to technological advancements. Changes in the way your personal information is collected and used will be described in this Privacy Policy and the effective date of the change will be indicated at the bottom of the Privacy Policy. You should periodically refer to the Privacy Policy to stay informed about current policies and practices. ColombiaSD will publish changes in advance of their implementation. If you do not agree to changes or modifications to the Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use the Site. Any use by you of the Site after the changes take effect will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Collected Information

We collect personal information about you when you use the Site. Personal information may include your name, address, phone number, and email address. We also collect information that does not personally identify you, but may relate to your identity: username, IP address, geographical information, the search terms you use, and other general information pertaining to your use of the Internet.

Protection of your personal data

In order to prevent unauthorized access, we take physical, electronic and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, modification or unauthorized disclosure or access. Currently, to protect credit card transactions, uses a protocol with 3-D Secure technology that encrypts credit card data during transactions.

Use of stored information

We use personal information and other collected information

  • For your registration on the Site
  • To provide the products and services you request (primarily to process your Application),
  • To develop features that make the Site easier to use,
  • Improve the user interface and overall optimization.

Optimization of our resource includes accelerating the processing of requests for training, improving customer support, prompt notification of new services and special offers, expanding the functionality of the Site and adding additional features for more convenient use of resources.

Provision of personal data

Provide personal information to third parties that we designate to perform services on our behalf, including hosting, analyzing data, and promoting our products and services, including the websites of such third parties. All third parties undertake to maintain the security and confidentiality of personal data and to process personal data only in accordance with our instructions.

In some cases, it may be necessary that you interact directly with the third party in order to receive services.

Except as mentioned in this privacy policy or as required by law in any relevant jurisdiction, as set forth below, and disclosure of your personal data and information required for admission to the relevant University and sharing certain personal data with selected partners where applicable (your data will only be used for reporting and analysis purposes), we will not disclose your personal data to third parties without your consent. However, we reserve the right to disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries (group) companies (inside and outside your country), including employees of our subsidiaries (group) companies as well as trusted agents and representatives who have access to this information with our permission and who need to know or have access to this information to perform the services requested by you (including customer service) and internal research (audit / compliance).

For its own protection from liability, in accordance with applicable law, ColombiaSD may disclose personal information in response to judicial or investigative inquiries, lawful requests by law enforcement authorities or as otherwise legally required; and may disclose data to customers when selling, transferring or otherwise transferring ownership in whole or in part. The disclosure of personal data, in accordance with applicable law, is also possible in order to enforce the terms of our products and services and to protect the rights, property and safety of our customers and others.

In the situations described above, the recipient of personal information may be located in a jurisdiction whose level of data protection may not comply with your local laws.

Company policy on cookies and pixel tags

Our Site uses temporary and permanent cookies and pixel tags (also known as clear GIFs) to collect and store certain information about you. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your computer from the Site and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Temporary cookies are only stored for the duration of your current session, once you have logged on to the Site and are deleted from your computer once you exit your browser. Permanent cookies remain on your computer even after your browser has been closed, but can be deleted at any time through your browser settings.

By visiting our Site, you consent to the use of cookies and pixel tags as described below. If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, if you want to be notified when cookies are stored on your computer, or if you want to delete cookies from your computer, please make the necessary changes in your Internet browser settings, usually in the “Help” or “Internet Options” sections. If you disable or delete cookies in your internet browser settings you may not be able to access some of the important features of this Site, you may have to re-enter your login details and your ability to use the Site may be limited. Please also note that disabling third party cookies (see below) does not mean you will no longer receive online advertisements or your data will not be used for marketing analysis. It means that the network you have opted out of will no longer display ads based on your online preferences. Please note that if you delete all cookies in your browser, or use a different browser or computer, you will have to repeat the procedure of disabling third-party cookies again.


ColombiaSD uses temporary cookies to authenticate you during your visit to the Site.

ColombiaSD uses cookies to “personalize” the Site for each user by remembering information about the user’s visit to the Site, such as the language you choose, your login information so you do not have to re-enter it the next time you visit the Site, and your search criteria and search results.

ColombiaSD also uses persistent cookies or pixel tags to analyze your behavior when you visit the Site, allowing us to improve the Site and the quality of our services, and to tailor our advertising (via email, on our Site and on other websites) to our users’ interests. These cookies and pixel tags collect information about the pages you have visited on the Site and the searches you have made.

Analytics Website

Third parties may use cookies to analyze your online behavior and your visit to this Site as well as other websites, allowing us to improve the Site and our services.

For an explanation of our internal collection of information for analytical purposes, please review the information above.

Advertisements from Third Parties

Our third-party advertising companies may place cookies or pixel tags on some of the pages you visit on the Site. These cookies or pixel tags are designed to collect non-personally identifiable information in order to analyze your interests and searches when you visit our Site and to offer you advertisements tailored to your interests and searches when you visit our Site or other websites. Non-personal information collected through cookies and pixel tags may be shared with third parties for ad management and targeting purposes, as well as market research analysis.

Gaining access to and changing personal information

If you wish to update the personal information you have previously provided or to correct, delete or block the processing of personal information, you may have this right under applicable law, please contact us through the Contact Us page. To prevent unauthorized access to information, we ask users to verify their identity and information ownership, and then we provide access to modify personal information. We will respond to any request for access to personal information within a reasonable amount of time.