When you use or register with the Website, AVA Visa Consultant may ask for certain personal information about you. Personal information is information that identifies you or could be combined by us or our service providers and affiliates with other information to identify you. We collect your personal information and other data collected through the Website, including your user profile details, to register you with the Website, to provide you with information regarding Immigration program offerings tailored to your areas of interest and your profile information. The personal information that we collect is described in section 1C below.
Collection of Your Information
a. This Policy applies to your information that AVA Visa consultant collects through the Website, AVAVisaconsultant.com.
b. When and How We Collect Your Information – We collect your information from the following sources:
information you give us when you submit forms available on our Website or for the purposes of our Services, upload files, e-mail us or use our Services, customer service inquiries, and surveys;
information from other sources, such as companies that help us to update and verify our records about you; and
information that we collect automatically when you visit our Website, such as information about your browser settings, geolocation, and other information collected through cookies.
c. What We Collect
When you use or register with the Site, AVA Visa Consultant may ask for certain personal information about you. Personal information is information that identifies you or could be combined by us or our service providers and affiliates with other information to identify you. When you register we will require you to provide us with personal identifiable information about you such as your personal e-mail address, your home address, your home telephone number, your personal cell phone number, your image, and your age. If you decide to use our services we will also require you to provide us with your educational background, including transcripts, resumes, employment history, official government information such as driver’s license, passport, or other official government information, and other similar information that is associated with you. All of the information collected from you shall me Personal Information. We collect your Personal Information and other data collected through the Site including your user profile details, to register you with the Site, to provide you with information regarding immigration program offerings tailored to your areas of interest and your profile.
d. How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We do not sell or rent your Personal Information to third parties. By entering or submitting any kind of information on the Website “www.AVAVisaconsultant.com” and visiting the website, you hereby consent to AVA Visa Consultant Immigration collecting your Personal Information and you authorize AVA Visa Consultant to:
register your account;
authenticate you when you log into your account;
fulfill your requests for products and services;
communicate with you about your requests;
use your information to tailor the search results best suited personally for you for both browsing experience.
administer contests and promotions that you participate in;
recommend or to offer you other products and services based on your interests;
Communicate with you on phone/email / social media to provide you the best solution based on your interest.
post your service reviews;
communicate with you regarding customer service issues ;
protect the security or integrity of our Website and our business;
disclose your Personal Information to the government, private institutions and other agencies for verification of your Personal Information in order to ensure we are able to provide you with the required services or to process your application;
disclose your Personal Information to the extent necessary or appropriate to government agencies, advisors, and other third parties in order to comply with applicable laws, or if we reasonably believe that such disclosure is necessary to:
i. comply with the law requiring such disclosure;
ii. protect the rights or property of AVA Visa Consultant or its affiliated companies;
iii. Prevent a criminal activity from taking place or to protect matters pertaining to national security; or
iv. Protect the personal safety of other users or members of the public;
f. We share your grade mark sheets with international credit evaluation organizations to evaluate and convert them to equate the grades to the grading system of the country you apply to.
g. We create your application(s) using the information you give us and the documents you upload, and submit the application(s) to the Immigration department of countries for the programs you choose to apply to.
h. We use third parties to assist us in our operations. We may share your information with these third parties in order to provide services to you.
i. We combine all the information we collect with the information relating to your browsing history.
i. You may access, review and change your Personal Information provided by you by clicking on the following link by sending an email to inquiry@AVAVisaconsultant.com
ii. You may also close your account if you want to withdraw your consent from our further use of your information. We may, however, retain information about your previous transactions for audit purposes, to ensure the integrity of our data and to fulfill legal requirements.
Detailed Policy Information
This Website, http://www.AVAVisaconsultant.com is operated by AVA Visa Consultant
We have appointed a Chief Privacy Officer who is accountable for our personal information handling practices. Our Chief Privacy Officer can be contacted at privacy@AVAVisaconsultant.com.
For the purposes of this Policy, the terms “we”, “our” and “us” mean AVA Visa Consultant Effective Date and Scope
This Privacy Notice is effective as of Oct 10, 2020. This Privacy Notice governs our practices with respect to the personal information we collect through our Website.
Personalized Offers and Web Analytics
We also automatically collect information when you visit the Website in order to customize your experience. For example, we collect information about what site referred you to our Website, your browser type, operating system type, and version, language, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. We also collect information about how you browse through our Website, including logging the pages you visit and the amount of time you spend on certain pages. We use this information for a number of technical purposes to ensure that our pages load correctly in your browser, as well as to personalize our offers to you. We also use this information to improve our Website. For example:
i. We use IP addresses to correct pages for your geographical location;
ii. We log the frequency of visits to certain pages on the Website and how visitors navigate through the Website in order to detect problems, improve the Website and learn about what products and services are of interest to our customers;
iii. We use information about services that you have clicked on to make suggestions about other products or services that you might be interested in viewing; and
iv. We track whether certain types of promotional e-mails were opened by you and whether you sought information about a particular service in order to make inferences about other opportunities and services you might be interested in.
Your Ad Choices: Interest-Based Advertising
Our Website may use small pixel files (small images) and cookies (small text files) to keep track of your browser so that you will be recognized when you visit other websites where our third-party ad management providers may show you advertisements from us based on your visit to our Website. Some of these advertisements may be customized to particular products and services that you viewed or they may be based on inferences about products and services that you might be interested in. This is called “interest-based advertising”.
Please note that if you opt-out of interest-based advertising you may still see advertisements from us on other websites. However, they will not be customized based on your browsing history on our Website. In addition, we will continue to customize our offers of products and services to you when you are on our Website unless you block cookies from our Website. If you block cookies on our Website, certain functions will not function properly because our Website must recognize you as you.
Regarding Children and Minors
Our Website and the services offered on our Website are directed to those who are seeking immigration services, which may sometimes include individuals who are under the age of 18 years. If the individual is under 18 years, the legal guardian of such an individual will be required to provide consent to authorize the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.
Do We Disclose Your Personal Information to Others?
We may share your personal information with our service providers, third-party institutions, and our other affiliate agents (collectively “Partners and Service Providers”) that help us with our business operations or provide us with marketing and promotional services. Some of these Partners and Service Providers are located outside of India, and your Personal Information may be transferred for processing or shared across international borders. We require our Partners and Service Providers to keep your Personal Information secure. In addition, our Partners and Service Providers may not use or disclose your Personal Information for any purpose other than providing services on our behalf or for processing your applications, unless we or they have obtained your consent.
We may transfer any information we have about you in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control.
We may also disclose your Personal Information if it is necessary for us to collect a debt from you or where we have reason to believe that it is relevant to the investigation or decision to investigate a breach of the laws of India, a province or territory of India, or a foreign jurisdiction, and we are legally permitted to do so.
Law Enforcement Requests
We will disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent if we receive an order, subpoena, warrant, or other legal requirement issued by a court, tribunal, regulator, or other people with jurisdiction to compel disclosure of your personal information.
Retention of Your Information
We retain your Personal Information only as long as we must provide our services to you.
How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
We take administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, theft, and misuse. This includes limiting access of employees and agents to, and the use of, your personal information through the use of passwords and graduated levels of clearance. We do not publish all of our security measures online because this may reduce their effectiveness. We take physical precautions to ensure that the computer servers on which your personal information is stored and archived are secure and that access to such servers is protected. We educate our employees with respect to their obligations to protect your personal information, and we require our affiliates and any third-party service providers to take comparable steps to ensure the protection of any of your personal information that is shared with them.
Although we take precautions against possible breaches of our security systems, no company can fully eliminate the risks of unauthorized access to your personal information and no website is completely secure. We cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or breaches of our security systems will never occur. Accordingly, you should not transmit Personal Information to us using our Website if you consider that information to be very sensitive.
Links to Third-Party Websites and Social Network Plug-Ins
You may be able to access third-party websites through links available on our Website. You may also connect to social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and YouTube. These links are provided for your convenience. We do not have any control over those third-party websites and we do not provide any guarantee that the privacy practices of the hosts of those websites meet our standards. Your use of such third-party websites is at your own risk and will be governed by the privacy policies of those websites and not by this Privacy Notice. Do not transmit Personal Information using those websites without reading the privacy policies governing those websites.