The data controller is Immigration Consultant Atlantic Ltd., with a registered address at Suite 1301 – 1959 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (B3J 3N2).
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW (INFORMATION GATHERING)
In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and a username will be stored on the server. EPN tracking technology is used by third party. While using our Services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to identify you (“Personal Data”). Our Services are designed to avoid collecting information such as your name, address, email address or other similar demographical information unless you provide such data to us.
The information we collect include:
When you download and use our Services, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use, operating system, resolution, application version, and the mobile device identifiers (such as your device ID, advertising ID), language and time zone and IP address.
We collect information automatically about your activity through our Services, for example date and time you used a service, features you have used, online purchases history, subscriptions, and advertising that you click on.
We may collect upon your permission other information such as precise geolocation (latitude and longitude) using information including GPS, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connections. If you decline permission for us to collect your geolocation, we will not collect it. Similarly, from time to time, depending on the Service requested, we may ask for access to your camera in case you want to use certain features of our Services. On other occasions where we ask you for consent, we will use the information for the purposes which we explain at that time.
The information is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using our website to display personalized content and possibly advertising. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. E-mail may be sent from “[email protected]”, or “[email protected]) (www.YSYM.ca) to inform you of news of our services or offers by ICA or our affiliates.
Information that you provide
We collect some information from you when you provide it to us directly, such as via an online form or when you contact us through our in-app support feature or when you send us an email directly.
Cookies and similar data collection technologies
PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE YOUR INFORMATION
We have set out below a description of the ways in which we plan to use your information, the legal bases we rely upon to do so and provide opt-out, where applicable:
To provide and maintain our Services and to perform essential business operation, our legal basis for processing is performance of a contract with you which you entered into with us when you agree to use or purchase our Services and accept our End User License Agreement.
To administer and protect our Services (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, support, fraud, reporting and investigation of data), our legal basis for processing is legitimate interests for running our business, provision of administration and services.
To notify you about changes to our Services, to allow you to participate in new features of our Services when you choose to do so and to understand how you use our Services so that we can continuously improve our offerings, our legal basis is legitimate interests to keep our users updated about our Services and our new features in accordance with your preference, and to continue to improve the Services we offer.
To advertise our Services and products and to send email notifications or letter via post, our legal basis is legitimate interests to be able to advertise our Services and products to our users.
To opt-out of receiving advertisements for our Services and products, send us request via email to ([email protected])
To serve personalized advertisements in our Services using third-party advertising networks, our legal basis is legitimate interests to run our business.
For European Economic Area, Norway or Switzerland, our third-party advertising networks, rely on your consent to process Personal Data in order to provide personalized advertising to you, therefore you will be asked whether you consent to the tracking that enables personalized advertisement experience.
To opt-out of receiving personalized advertisements, see below ‘Opt-out of targeted advertising’.
RETENTION OF DATA
We will also retain Usage Information for internal analysis purposes. Usage Information is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your Personal Data will be deleted when they no longer serve one of the above-mentioned purposes but in any event your Personal Data will be deleted after 15 months of inactivity in your use of our Services. Once we have deleted your Personal Data, you will not be able to exercise the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification or the right to data portability.
YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS
Access personal data we hold about you.
You have the right to request access to your personal data. This can be done by using “Contact us” via email ([email protected]) support feature in our Services. Following your request, we will provide you a copy of your personal data in an electronic format.
You also have other rights such as to correct your data, have your data deleted, object how we use or share your data, and restrict how we use or share your data. You also have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent to the processing of your personal data, for example by turning off camera access in your mobile device settings. This will not affect any data processed before such a withdrawal.
STORAGE, DISCLOSURE, TRANSFER AND SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION
Where does ICA store my personal information?
Information of our users are stored in our data center in Canada. Your personal information and files are stored on ICA’s servers or the servers of companies we hire to provide services to us.
For corporate transactions
We may transfer your information if we are involved, whether in whole or in part, in a merger, sale, acquisition, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or other change of ownership or control.
When required by law
We may also share information if we also under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our business, our customers or others. For legal reasons such as responding to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
To detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues and software piracy (e.g., to confirm that software is genuine and properly licensed), helping to protect you as well as our Company.
To enforce legal rights
We may also share information: (i) if disclosure would mitigate our liability in an actual or threatened lawsuit; (ii) as necessary to protect our legal rights and legal rights of our users, business partners or other interested parties; (iii) to enforce our agreements with you; and (iv) to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing.
With your consent or at your request
We may ask for your consent to share your information with third parties. In any such case, we will make it clear why we want to share the information.
Cross-border data transfers
Social sharing features
Some of our Services offer social sharing features which let you share actions you take in our Services with other media. You must be over the minimum age limit that is prescribed by the legislation in the individual jurisdictions to use any social sharing features integrated in our Services. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. Our Services has social features from the following providers:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Instagram – https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875?helpref=page_content
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Administrator – Data Protection
Suite 1301 – 1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada