2.1 Section 2 specifies:
(a) Types of personal data that we may process;
(b) the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
(c) the legal basis for processing the data.
2.2 Upward Bound may process data about your use of our website (“website usage data”). This data may include your geographical location, IP address, length of visit, operating system, browser type and version, referral source, page views and website navigation paths, as well as data related to the frequency, timing, and pattern of your use of our website. This website usage data is collected for the purpose of analyzing usage of our website. The legal basis for this data collection and processing is the legitimate business interest of Upward Bound, namely monitoring and improving the performance of our website.
2.3 Upward Bound may process your personal identification information (“personal data”). Personal data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address, images, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests, hobbies, educational details, employment details, etc. The legal basis for this processing includes the legitimate business interests of Upward Bound, namely the proper management of customer relationships.
2.4 Upward Bound may process any of your personal data as necessary for the establishment, exercise, and/or defense of legal claims. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights, and the legal rights of others.
2.5 Upward Bound may process your social security number and any of your personal data as necessary for background checks and credit reports. You are not legally required to provide your social security number; However, we will be unable to process your background check and/or credit report without this information, which is as a requirement for the accuracy of these transactions. The legal basis for processing background checks and credit reports is our legitimate business interests, namely determining risk of loss. Upward Bound is committed to safeguarding all personal data of our customers.
2.6 Upward Bound may process your credit card when tendered for payment of services, products, fees, etc. Processing is handled via our trusted third-party gateway. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate business interests, namely securing payment for services rendered.
2.7 Upward Bound may process any of your personal data where necessary for the purpose of risk management, including obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, obtaining professional advice, etc. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate business interests, namely securing proper protection against risks.
2.8 In addition to the specific purposes listed in Section 2, Upward Bound may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary in order to protect our vital interests, your vital interests, or the vital interests of another person.