This Privacy Policy explains how SmartCoding, a programming course provider (“we,” “us,” or “our”), processes personal data of applicants, students and partners in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Policy covers the purposes and lawful bases for processing personal data, the data processors involved, and the data subjects’ rights. Additionally, the Policy addresses our practices concerning the use of cookies for storing and retrieving information on devices. By using our website or services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

1. Personal Data We Process

We process personal data of applicants, students, alumni, teachers, tech mentors, guest speakers, and other partners, including:

Contact information (such as name, email address, and phone number)
Demographic information (such as age and gender)
Educational and professional background
Payment information
IP address and browser type
Information about your use of our website and services

We process this data when you fill out an application form on our website, register for a course, make a payment, enter into partnership with us, or interact with us in any other way.

2. Purposes and Lawful Bases for Processing

We process personal data for the following purposes and lawful bases:

To provide and improve our courses and services (performance of a contract)
To communicate with students and partners about our courses and services (legitimate interest)
To process payments and refunds (performance of a contract)
To personalize your experience on our website (legitimate interest)
To conduct research and analysis (legitimate interest)
To comply with legal obligations (legal obligation)

With your consent, we may also use your data to send you promotional emails or newsletters about our courses and services. You can withdraw your consent and opt-out of these communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the email.

3 .Data Sharing

We may share your personal data with third-party data processors who perform services on our behalf, such as payment processors and marketing platforms. We may also share your data with our partners if you have expressed interest in their products or services.

We may disclose your data if required by law or if we believe it is necessary to protect our legal rights or the rights of others.

4. Your Rights

Under GDPR, you have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, object to processing of your information, or receive a copy of your personal data in a structured, machine-readable format (data portability). If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the email address provided below.

5. Data Retention

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law.

6. Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or destruction. However, no security system is perfect, and we cannot guarantee the security of your data.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our courses and services are not intended for children under the age of 16, and we do not knowingly process personal data from children under 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us at the email address provided below.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email or by posting a notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective. Your continued use of our website or services after the effective date of the updated Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal data, please contact us at