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St Mary’s College

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of St. Mary’s College. We would like to assure you that your privacy and the protection of your data are important to us. St. Mary’s College’s stated policy is to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our websites and portals, viz,,,, and any other or related apps/sites/portals we may own and operate.

St. Mary’s College ordinarily collects information about you from you. This could be directly from you when you fill forms, sends emails, converses over phone or in conversation with someone working for the College. This could happen, inter alia, during general enquiries, pre-admissions, admissions, recruitments to St. Mary’s College or otherwise when information is provided directly to us voluntarily. Generally, we collect information by way of application forms filled out by you, discussion, meetings, interviews, and telephone calls during and after the course of a student’s admission and study at the college.

We request and collect personal information only when it is required to provide a service to you or/and when it is statutorily mandated. Any data from you and about you, we collect by fair, transparent and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. Any such information that is collected will be used only for the stated purpose for which the same was collected.

We retain collected information for as long as it is necessary to provide you with your requested service or as required for statutory compliances, whichever is longer. The data we store will be protected by us within legally acceptable and commercially viable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except as required by the regulatory or accrediting bodies, or the affiliating university, or when required to by law.

By way of providing information, our website may provide links to external sites that are not operated by us. It is important to be aware we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and we cannot and do not accept responsibility or liability for any data collected by such sites and their data collection or privacy policies.

Our websites and portals, especially those on which you need to log in to access the services or material provided, may transfer cookies to your computer. Cookies may be stored on your hard disk drive and may be later accessed by the website to track prior usage. Cookies may also be used to deliver customized and personalized services and information by tracking the pages a user has already visited. However, we do not store any of your personal information or personally identifiable information in cookies, beacons, or other technologies on your computer.

While we seek and collect personal information only when it is required to provide a service to you, you are free to not provide all or some of the personal information that is sought, but you not providing the required information may make us unable to provide all or some of the services you are seeking from us. Your continued use of our website(s), portals and apps will be regarded as acceptance of our policy and practices around data privacy and personal information. This policy is effective as of 1st January 2022.