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AR UK IMMIGRATION AND VISA SERVICES – PRIVACY AND TRANSPARENCY NOTICE

Data Controller – AR UK Immigration and Visa Services is the trading name of AR UK Immigration and Visa Services Ltd. Aisha Rasheed is the Immigration Director and the Data Controller. Queries or concerns go to her on office@arukvisa.co.uk Further contact details are available from www.arukvisa.co.uk.

Purposes of Processing – Your data will be processed in order to:

• market AR UK Immigration and Visa Services to you;

• provide services under contract to you:

• provide services to others (as long as this does not breach client confidentiality);

• comply with regulatory and other legal obligations; and

• protect AR UK Immigration and Visa Services against potential claims.

Legal Basis – Your data will be processed on the basis that AR UK Immigration and Visa Services has a legitimate interest in being able to achieve the purposes of processing set out above. Where special category data is provided, the provider warrants that they consent to AR UK Immigration and Visa Services  processing that data or that they have obtained written consent from the data subject.

Data Held – As a minimum, AR UK Immigration and Visa Services is required to positively identify its clients. This includes positively identifying all Directors, in the case of a corporate client. In addition, AR UK Immigration and Visa Services holds whatever information is provided to it by its clients and others which may include special category data due to AR UK Immigration and Visa Services ’s specialism in immigration, visa and nationality legal advice.

Failure to Provide Data – If you fail to provide AR UK Immigration and Visa Services with the data required you will not receive services or marketing.

Data Sources – AR UK Immigration and Visa Services obtains most personal data from its clients and those who indicate that they have an interest in AR UK Immigration and Visa Services. AR UK Immigration and Visa Services also retains some personal data from other correspondents and collects data from publicly available sources, e.g. Companies House.

Recipients – Data provided by a client and will only be shared with others when necessary to the services contracted for by the client, to comply with regulatory and legal obligations and to protect AR UK Immigration and Visa Services against potential claims. To provide its services, AR UK Immigration and Visa Services relies upon certain data processors including secure cloud storage for files and emails. In each case, AR UK Immigration and Visa Services ensures that data is processed in compliance with this policy and the client’s consents.

Third Countries and Safeguards – Data is rarely sent to anyone except the client in a third country.

Where it is, the receiving party will need to meet our requirements to ensure that the data is secure, and the client will need to expressly consent to the transfer of data before it takes place.

Retention period – Data is held for six years from the end of the relevant matter or for six years when not associated with a particular matter.

Data Subject’s Rights – Where relevant, you have the right, subject to client confidentiality to:

• withdraw consent to the processing of your data;

• complain to a supervisory authority regarding the processing of your data, e.g.

https://ico.org.uk/

• request that your data be erased, known as ‘the right to be forgotten;’ and

• obtain a copy of the data held on you and make correction to any errors in that data.

Automated Decision Making – None.