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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy describes how Global University Rankings (hereinafter referred to as "GUR," "we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, and protects your personal information when you visit our website (the "Site") and interact with our services. By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. 


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 21 August 2023 and applies to all users of the Site.


1. Information We Collect:

  1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, contact information, and any other information you provide to us voluntarily.

  2. Usage Data: We automatically collect certain information about your device and how you interact with the Site, including your IP address, browser type, pages visited, and other usage data.

  3. Cookies: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on the Site, personalize content, and analyze usage patterns.


2. How We Use Your Information: We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Site

  • To personalize your experience and deliver relevant content

  • To communicate with you about our services and updates

  • To analyze usage patterns and improve the Site

  • To prevent fraud and ensure the security of our systems

  • For any other purpose with your consent


3. Data Retention: We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.


4. Data Security: We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.


5. Transfers of Personal Information Outside of the EEA:  Your personal information may be transferred to and processed in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) where data protection laws may not offer the same level of protection as in your jurisdiction. By using the Site, you consent to such transfers and processing.


6. Your Rights: You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information held by us. You may, at your choice, inform us about your objection to the processing of your personal information or request restrictions on its use. Before you exercise these rights, please contact us using the information provided below.


7. Changes to this Privacy Policy: We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on the Site.

Your continued use of the Site after the effective date of the updated policy constitutes acceptance of the changes.


8. Website Usage Disclaimer: By accessing or using the website of Global University Rankings (GUR), you agree to comply with the terms and conditions outlined in this disclaimer. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using our website.


  • Accuracy of Information: GUR strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information on its website, including rankings, publications, and subscriptions. However, we do not warrant the completeness, reliability, or accuracy of any information provided. Users are advised to verify the information independently before making any decisions or taking any actions based on the content of our website.

  • Limitation of Liability: GUR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use of our website. This includes, but is not limited to, damages for loss of profits, data, or goodwill, even if GUR has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  • Third-Party Links: Our website may contain links to third-party websites or resources for user convenience. GUR does not endorse or take responsibility for the content, accuracy, or reliability of any third-party websites linked to our site. Users access these links at their own risk.

  • Intellectual Property Rights: All content on the GUR website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of GUR or its licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Users may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or republish any content from our website without prior written consent.

  • Changes to Terms: GUR reserves the right to modify or update these disclaimers at any time without prior notice. Users are encouraged to review this disclaimer periodically for any changes. Continued use of our website following the posting of changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

  • Governing Law: This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. Any disputes arising out of or relating to this disclaimer shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

9. Contact Us: If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact us at


Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement


This statement is made on behalf of Global University Rankings (hereinafter referred to as "GU RANKINGS,") pursuant to the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. GU RANKINGS, is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in all its forms and ensuring that its operations and supply chains are free from exploitation.


Our Business: 

GU Rankings, aspired to be a leading institution based in London, dedicated to conducting research, surveys, and Rankings of educational institutions worldwide. As part of our mission to promote excellence in education globally, we engage with various stakeholders, including suppliers, contractors, and partners.


Our Policies:

GU Rankings, maintains a zero-tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking and is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in all aspects of its operations. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to respect human rights, promote fair labor practices, and combat modern slavery in all its forms.


Due Diligence:

GU Rankings, conducts due diligence on its suppliers and partners to assess the risk of slavery and human trafficking within its supply chains. We strive to work only with reputable organizations that share our commitment to ethical conduct and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.


Training and Awareness:

GU Rankings, provides training and awareness programs for its employees to ensure that they understand the risks of slavery and human trafficking and are equipped to identify and report any concerns. We encourage open communication and collaboration to address issues and mitigate risks effectively.


Reporting and Monitoring:

GU Rankings, maintains mechanisms for reporting and monitoring potential instances of slavery and human trafficking within its operations and supply chains. We investigate any reported concerns promptly and take appropriate action in accordance with our policies and legal obligations.


Continuous Improvement:

GU Rankings,, is committed to continuously improving its practices and procedures to prevent slavery and human trafficking. We engage with stakeholders, share best practices, and collaborate with industry partners to enhance our efforts in combating modern slavery and promoting ethical conduct.


GU Rankings, is dedicated to fulfilling its responsibilities under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and contributing to the global effort to eradicate slavery and human trafficking. We recognize the importance of collective action and remain committed to working collaboratively with our stakeholders to achieve our shared goals.

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