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This Policy is devised to help you feel more confident about the privacy and security of your personal details. We collect and process personal data only in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated legislation.
Visa Bureau collect personal information from Online Visa Assessments, email and SMS alerts and data capture forms on our website. Cookies are used when entering our site to record the location from where each visitor arrived. These records are used for tracking visitors who come from our affiliate sites and other pre-defined web sources. Each web page access is recorded in a log file. The contents of the log file are analysed each month to determine how many visitors Visa Bureau serve, what pages they look at most, and from where they connect. This information is not shared with anyone outside our organisation.
2. Use of Personal information
Visa Bureau uses your personal information to assess your suitability for different visa classes and your data to tailor our service to match your needs. Visa Bureau may also use personal information collected to conduct market research, to determine site usage, to run competitions and for direct marketing purposes relating to our business. Visa Bureau does not sell or pass on its data to any third parties but we may use your data on behalf of a third party.
By completing the Online Assessment you consent to being contacted by Visa Bureau in the future for marketing purposes only. This may include e-mail, contact by means of a telephone call, by post, text messaging or any other format.
Visa Bureau has legal obligations, under the Data Protection Act 1998, to collect any personal information that you provide to us fairly. Visa Bureau will hold your personal information securely. Manual destruction of files, records and computer print-outs containing sensitive data are carried out in a secure way by either internally shredding or using a supplier who uses secure disposal methods.
Due to privacy laws, Visa Bureau are unable to discuss your personal details with any third party enquiring on your behalf (including family) unless you provide your consent authorising us to do so.
You may notify us of any updates, amendments and corrections to previously collected user information by using the contact form in the Contact Us page on www.visabureau.com.
To maintain the highest standards of courtesy and service, help with training purposes and ensure that we remain compliant with regulatory requirements, we may monitor or record our phone conversations with you.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
ASP.NET issues a cookie called ASP.NET_SessionId. This cookie contains the user's session ID but does not store personal data about you.
Manages your login to visabureau.com websites.
Stores your display currency preference (if set).
Stores split testing page information for testing purposes (no personal information).
Stores affiliate information from partner websites and affiliates (no personal information is stored).
Stores referrering URL information for marketing analysis purposes.
Tracking cookie set by Google AddThis.
Tracking cookies set by Google Analytics, which are used to monitor how a visitor accesses and uses this website.
A cookie will not provide us with any personal information. Therefore, if you have not supplied us with any personal information, you can still browse our site anonymously. If you do not want a cookie you can set your browser to deny it as most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Visabureau.com is operated by:
Visa Bureau Ltd.
15 Harwood Road
London SW6 4QP
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