Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

It is important to us that your privacy is not invaded. We give this notice to protect your privacy better which explains the practices on online information and the way you choose the information to be gathered and utilized. To make it easier for you to locate, the notice can be found on the home page and personal information is requested at necessary places.

The website covers this statement on privacy as it is demonstrates the commitment on the privacy of our users, for which its states the practices on information and privacy.

  • What information the website collects that are what personally identifiable
  • What information third parties collect which are what personally identifiable through the site
  • What information is collected by the organization
  • How the information collected by the website is utilized
  • Regarding the collection of, usage of, and distribution of the information what are the choices available.
  • What types of security procedures the website uses in protecting the loss, misuse of, or alteration of information provided by the user
  • How any inaccuracies in the information can be corrected by the user.

Independent status

It is to be noted that the website is:

  • Business entity that is private
  • An entity which is not the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services or the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services or the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • It is not an agent or entity of the Government of the United States of America. Also, it is not endorsed by or affiliated with the U.S.A Department of State, the USCIS.
  • This entity does not in any way claim or intends to provide legal advice.

Description of Service

The us-greencardlottery.com website collects the processing fee from the user only for reviewing, preparing, submitting, and tracking of registration of the user in the United States Diversity Visa Program (also referred to as the "DV Program").

Information Collection

The sole ownership of the collected information on the website of the users during several points is vested with the website.

Registration/Application

When the user completes the registration application form (which includes information regarding name, email address and contact information), he/she can use many salient features of the website. The contact information provided by the user is used for the purpose of communicating to the user about the services referred in the website for which he/she has shown interest.

User Responsibility

Within the specified time allowed, the user must provide all registration requirements. Though the website tries its best but cannot guarantee to notify all of the users regarding missing items/information. For a successful processing of User's registration in the DV Program, it the user's sole responsibility to complete all requirements and submit all items/information required. At the time of initial registration, unless the user provides all information and data on time, website will not submit User's registration for the DV Program. It should be acknowledged by the user that he/she has read and understood all the eligibility requirements. When the user submits the registrations after the stated submission period, it gets processed in the next DV Program automatically.

No Guarantee of Selection

The fact that the DV Program is a computer-run event that selects candidates randomly and that there is no guarantee of being selected is understood and agreed by the user. When all requirements of the DV Program are satisfied, all registrations submitted stand an equal chance. The us-greencardlottery.com website does not involve in selection of candidates and so, it does not guarantee selection of the user in the DV Program.

Fees & Refund Policy

  • The fee collected by the us-greencardlottery.com from the user is for preparing, reviewing and for submitting the application of the user electronically.
  • The us-greencardlottery.com will refund the user fully in case, the user submits an application that it deems ineligible for inclusion.
  • The user not refunded with the fees paid unless the user submits an application that it deems ineligible for inclusion in the DV Program and no refund is allowed in case any of the following exceptions apply.

In any case beyond the control of the us-greencardlottery.com where the application is made impossible by any events including, but not limited to, acts of nature, legislative or procedural changes, acts of war, technological limitations, or User omissions, fees are not refundable.

If the DV Program is canceled by any act of the Government of the United States of America, then Fees paid are not refundable. The fees paid by the user through Western Union and Money Gram transfer are not refundable.

  • It is to be acknowledged by the user that he/she will not submit duplicate applications as The website does not take responsibility for the same.

Orders

It is requested that the user provides information on our registration application form such as name, email, and address etc.

The information provided by the user on the registration application form is used to complete the order of the customer and for billing purposes. Also, the contact information provided by the user is used when there is any issue in processing the user's order.

No information about credit cards is collected.

Information Use

The us-greencardlottery.com uses the information collected from the users for various purposes such as completing orders, for notifying the user about any recent news or development regarding the services and programs offered. It is also used for collecting complete statistics of our users using the website.

Profile

The information collected by the us-greencardlottery.com from the users are stored through log files, clear gifs, cookies and/or third parties who create a profile of our users. Individual users' viewing preferences are stored in their profile. The personally identifiable information of the user is used along with the collected information to improve the content of the site and for providing offers. A tailor made individual profile will help for marketing the promotions to the users. The website does not share the profile with third parties.

Cookies

Some of our business partners use cookies on our us-greencardlottery.com (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising.

A piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user is referred to as cookie. Both the session ID cookies and persistent cookies are used by us. The cookie simply terminates once the users closes the browser in case of session ID cookie. A small text file stored on the hard drive of the user for an extended period of time is known as persistent cookie. Internet browser help file directs in removing the persistent cookie.

The us-greencardlottery.com is greatly enhanced for user's experience by setting a cookie on our site. The user, for example has to enter registration information only once, which saves a lot of time. Even when the cookie is rejected by the user, he/she can continue on our site. However, in such a case, the user will have limited access on our site. With the help of the persistent cookies we track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. For more information see the profile section.

For example, advertisers who are our business partners use cookies on our site. The website has no control over those cookies after the permission is given to them to set advertising cookies.

Third-Party Advertising

The third party advertisements are sometimes displayed only on the website's dashboard. The website has no control over any facet of website of third party ads, the way their advertisements is served, or the way the personal information is gathered. When there is third party ads served on the website or when the user is redirected to website of any third party, we are not responsible and cannot be held liable for any content, images, and other advertisements. Also, we cannot held liable in any way for any viruses, Trojans, malware or any other scripting or coding that may install the computer of the user through third party ad, website, or advertiser.

Log Files

We use log files like most of the standard websites. The log files includes addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), internet protocol (IP), exit pages, platform type and the number of clicks in analyzing the trends, administering the site, tracking the users' movement in the aggregate, and gathering the broad demographic information for aggregate use. To enable our service, the IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information.

Special Offers and Updates

A welcome email is sent to all new applicants. Those who are established members will receive information on products, services, newsletter and special deals occasionally but respecting our user's privacy, we have the option to not receive these types of communications.

Legal Disclaimer

Sometimes, the user needs to disclose personal information when required by law where in good-faith belief we believe that such action is necessary to comply with court order, current judicial proceeding or legal process served on the site even though we make efforts to preserve privacy of the user.

Immigration Laws & Regulations

The US green card lottery application can vary widely based on specific credentials and circumstances involved as there is often change in the immigration laws, requirements, and regulations. In case of specific circumstances, the user is advised to consult with US professional immigration advisors and for which the user is solely responsible. We take no responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of the user's positions on the applications for US Green Card Lottery Program.

The DV Program is enacted by the United States Congress. The right and authority with relevant congressional approval, to suspend, modify, cancel or delay the DV Program lies with the U.S. Government. If the DV program is canceled, delayed, suspended, or modified in any way that prohibits completion of any prepaid goods or service, the website cannot be held liable. There will be no refund by the website for payments made in conjunction with the purchase of goods or services relating to the DV Program, when such payments were made prior to the public announcement of cancellation, delay, suspension, or modification of the DV Program.

Notification of Changes

In case of any change in the privacy policy, it will be posted to the privacy statement, the home page, and other places which it appropriate, so that the users are aware of the information collected, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, will be disclosed.

If the personally identifiable information is going to be used in any manner different from the time it was stated, the users will be notified through email regarding the same. The user has the choice to allow the information to be used in a different manner or not. When the users have deactivated their account or opted out of all communication with the website, them their personal information will not be used in any new manner.