Who we are

Our website address is: https://yci.co.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Email Addresses

The email address, phone number and other contact details or personal information You submit by contact or assessment forms will be used strictly to communicate the related services, products or promotions related to the services of Us or our partner organizations. You have right to opt out these emails if you don’t want. You can simply click unsubscribe if available in email or contact us at info@yci.co.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Social Media and Google Users

We may offer you the opportunity to engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins, and applications. When you engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites (such as Google, Facebook Twitter, Linkedin etc.), plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture) to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the website, plug-in or application. When you provide information from your social media account, we may use this information to personalize your experience on the Website and on the third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, and to provide you with other products or services you may request.

Analytics

We may use analytics and other data processing services from third party companies such as Google, Facebook etc and the reader may refer to the privacy policy of those providers.

How we store your information

We store the information you provide us with through engaging our website on our server. We also store a copy on a secured offsite location. Every 2 years we review the information on our servers and delete the old information to minimize the impact of a breach if one happens. We have taken the industry standard steps to minimize the probability of any data breach and keep you information confidential.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell you data or information to any third party. We may share data for the purpose of our advertisement, client service and satisfaction with third party companies providing these services. We may share your information with other services providing partners to deliver the services you requested. For up to date information on all data shares (if any) you may contact at info@yci.co.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

yciCanada Immigration Services may be contacted by sending relevant email to info@yci.co.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We use industry-standard encryption technologies to receive sensitive data submitted by you on our sites. The data is safely secured with encryption.

What data breach procedures we have in place

During a breach, YCI will follow the procedure outlines in the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

What third parties we receive data from

YCI does not receive data from any third party resources unless authorized by YCI.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy anytime without prior notice. The users will not be notified separately.