Terms of Use Agreement

Welcome to our Web site. We maintain this web site as a service to our customers. By using our site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not review information or obtain services from this site. The term “us” or “our” refers to Non-Legal, Legal and Immigration Services provided by us. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our Web Site.

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1.            Acceptance of Agreement.

You agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) with respect to our site or our other sites clearly designated by our business name or our logo (the “Site”). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by us from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site.

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2.            Copyright.

The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by Section 4, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.

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3.            Limited Right to Use.

The viewing, printing or downloading of any content, graphic, form or document from the Site grants you only a limited, non-exclusive license for use solely by you for your own personal use and not for republication, distribution, assignment, sublicense, sale, preparation of derivative works or other use. No part of any content, form or document may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval system, electronic or mechanical, other than for your personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).

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4.            Restrictions, and Prohibitions on Use

Your license for access and use of the Site and any information, materials or documents (collectively defined as “Content and Materials”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use: You may not (a) copy, print (except for the express limited purpose permitted by Section 4 above), republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Site or any Content and Materials retrieved from it; (b) use the Site or any materials obtained from the Site to develop, of as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, license, lease, rental, subscription, or any other commercial distribution mechanism; (c) create compilations or derivative works of any Content and Materials from the Site; (d) use any Content and Materials from the Site in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties; (e) remove, change or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the Site; (f) make any portion of the Site available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the Internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future; (g) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any Site software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Site architecture; (h) use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the Site; (i) use the Site for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting (1) unsolicited commercial email; (2) email that makes use of headers, invalid or nonexistent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing; and (3) unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions; (j) use the Site in a manner that violates any state or federal law regulating email, facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations; and (k) export or re-export the Site or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the Site, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the United States.

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5.            Forms, Checklists & Documents.

We may make available through the Site or through other Web sites sample and actual forms, checklists, business documents and legal documents (collectively, “Documents”). All Documents are provided on a non-exclusive license basis only for your personal one-time use for non-commercial purposes, without any right to re-license, sublicense, distribute, assign or transfer such license. Documents are provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to their suitability, legal effect, completeness, currentness, accuracy, and/or appropriateness. THE DOCUMENTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”, AND WITH “ALL FAULTS”, AND WE AND ANY PROVIDER OF THE DOCUMENTS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Documents may be inappropriate for your particular circumstances. Furthermore, federal laws may require different or additional provisions to ensure the desired result. You should consult with legal counsel to determine the appropriate legal or business documents necessary for your particular transactions, as the Documents are only samples and may not be applicable to a particular situation. Some Documents are public domain forms or available from public records.

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6.            No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship.

Information contained on or made available through the Site is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance. You should not act or refrain from acting based upon what you see or read on this site without first consulting an attorney licensed to practice law in your jurisdiction.

VizaDoUSA disclaims liability for any loss that may occur to you and others from acting, or refrain from acting in a certain way based on the information on the Site.

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7.            Services

(a)          Processing Time

VizaDoUSA Processing Time is the time period that we generally take to prepare the necessary documents and forms for clients’ signature and/or review after we receive all the required information. It may take more time where special circumstances are involved.

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8.            Linking to the Site.

You may provide links to the Site, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, advertisements, the copyright notice, or other notices on the Site, (b) your site does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and (c) you discontinue providing links to the Site immediately upon request by us.

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9.            Registration.

Certain sections of, or offerings from, the Site may require you to register. If registration is requested, you agree to provide us with accurate, complete registration information. Your registration must be done using your real name and accurate information. Each registration is for your personal use only. We do not permit (a) any other person using the registered sections under your name; or (b) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use.

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10.          Errors, Corrections and Changes.

We do not represent or warrant that the Site will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Site will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the Site at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site.

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11.          Third Party Content.

Third party content may appear on the Site or may be accessible via links from the Site. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.

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12.          Unlawful Activity.

We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.

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13.          Editing, Deleting and Modification.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site.

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14.          Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, attorneys, staff and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.

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15.          Nontransferable.

Your right to use the Site is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information or documents is not transferable.

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16.          Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE INFORMATION AND SERVICES MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NEGATION AND LIMITATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US AND YOU. THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC FILE CONTAINING THE FORM OR DOCUMENT IS DISCLAIMED.

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17.          Limitation of Liability

(a) We and any Affiliated Party shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (a) any errors in or omissions from the Site or any services or products obtainable therefrom, (b) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof, (c) your use of the Site, (d) the content contained on the Site, or (e) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of a Covered Party.

(b) THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF US AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE AND/OR THE PRODUCTS, INFORMATION, DOCUMENTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN OR HEREBY SHALL NOT EXCEED $100 AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US AND ANY AFFILIATED PARTY.

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18.          Use of Information.

We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to the use and assignment of all information regarding Site uses by you and all information provided by you in any manner consistent with our Privacy Policy.

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19.          Message Boards & User Conduct

The VizaDoUSA Immigration Message Board is intended for use solely by users interested in the topics covered by the forum. The Site reserves the right to delete or modify irrelevant postings or postings that contradict our policies or Terms of Use. The Site make no representation or warranty with respect to any Message Board content and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, quality, completeness, usefulness or value of any such content, data, documents, graphics, images, information, advice, or opinion contained in a posted message. You should not rely on any posting or information without independent verification.

You understand that the Site has no obligation to and does not monitor its Message Boards, although we reserve the right to do so. Use of the Site constitutes consent to such monitoring.

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20.          Third-Party Services.

We allow access to or advertise third-party merchant sites (“Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US, EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE WE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN YOU AND MERCHANTS OR FOR ANY INFORMATION APPEARING ON MERCHANT SITES OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO OUR SITE.

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21.          Third-Party Merchant Policies.

All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on such sites. We are not responsible for information provided by you to Merchants. We and the Merchants are independent contractors and neither party has authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the other.

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22.          Privacy Policy.

Our Privacy Policy, as it may change from time to time, is a part of this Agreement.

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23.          Payments.

You represent and warrant that if you are purchasing something from us or from Merchants that (i) any credit information you supply is true and complete, (ii) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit card company, and (iii) you will pay the charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including any applicable taxes.

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24.          Links to other Web Sites.

The Site contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site on our Site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. If you decide to leave our Site and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.

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25.          Copyrights and Copyright Agents.

We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:

(a) An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

(b) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

(c) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;

(d) Your address, telephone number, and email address;

(e) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

(f) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached by e-mail

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26.          Information and Press Releases.

The Site contains information and press releases about us. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than ours contained in the press release or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

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27.          Legal Compliance

You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Site and the Content and Materials provided therein.

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28.          Miscellaneous.

This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in New York., and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New York (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Site (and/or any information, products or services related thereto) must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in Section 18 and Section 19. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either party. All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought solely in New York. You expressly submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of said courts and consents to extra-territorial service of process. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

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29.         Refunds

Once retained, the fees, costs or other receipts are non-refundable.

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Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

We value your trust and we respect your privacy! We have designed our Web Site in such a way that you can freely navigate through the site and browse for information and/or services without revealing any personal data.

We may request limited personal information for certain purposes, which include, and are not restricted to:

•             Registration with our Web Site

•             Using certain services such as checking the status of your services

•             Subscribing to Alerts & Newsletter

•             Message Boards

•             Questionnaires for online cases set-up as part of online Case Management etc.

Any and all information collected at our Web Site is kept strictly confidential and under no circumstances will it be sold, reused, rented, loaned, marketed, or otherwise disclosed.

We take utmost care in using and preserving the information given by you and will never use your personal information without your express consent.

What information do we collect?

Registration

Information such as your name, surname, address, contact information, email, company name etc. is required in order to register on our Web Site.

Subscription Services

We may also collect your name and email address for subscription to various services such as Alerts & Newsletter, Status check etc. We collect and preserve your personal information in a safe and secure manner, and only as consented to by you.

Message Board

As part of our commitment to provide a comprehensive and useful service we offer several Message Boards to our users.

•             Users may post their queries, responses and comments in the Message Boards after completing the FREE registration formalitie; provided that we may waive this requirement.

•             The information collected for the purposes of registration is always kept confidential and secure.

•             Please note that any information disclosed by you in the Message Boards as postings or replies becomes public information which can be viewed by all visitors to the Web Site.

•             We suggest that you exercise extreme caution when posting sensitive or personal information on Message Boards.

Case Management

As part of our online Case Management system, we also collect extensive personal data for preparation of cases.

•             The online case accounts are password protected, and we take extreme care in ensuring the security and safety of any personal information that you submit.

•             Such information is accessible only to the Attorneys, and their staff/team working on the case.

Why do we collect information?

We provide certain services only to our registered users, thus we collect information for registration purposes.

We need information such as your email and your petition Receipt Number to send you the latest updates on your visa status through our Visa Status check service. This service is password-protected for your privacy and security.

We also need to process personal data for filing of immigration petitions, preparing case packages, submitting documents to various Government agencies on your behalf, consultations with our Immigration Attorneys, etc.

Such information is collected through online questionnaires which are sent through the online individual or corporate accounts. Separate accounts are created for every client, and the logins are password protected.

We guarantee that we will not use your personal information for any purposes other than those agreed to by you, or expressly authorized by you, except required or authorized by law.

Sharing of information

In the course of providing immigration and other legal services, we are required to submit information, petitions, applications and documents to various Government agencies such as USCIS, consulates, Department of Labor etc.

We prepare the forms and documents related to your case by utilizing the information provided by you. We may submit the same information to the relevant Government Agency.

Our Web Site also contains links to other Web Site under the Link Exchange program. Though we take utmost care in protecting your privacy, we are NOT responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web Sites.

Protecting your Privacy

We strive to ensure that our servers and Internet connections incorporate the latest encryption and security devices.

Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, to transmit personal information. SSL-capable browsers typically have a unique symbol on the browser window to indicate when they are in a secure mode. In addition, the URL begins with “https:” for all browsers in a secure mode.

We have put in place various physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Industry-standard data encryption techniques are used to protect personal information on our computers.

Personal and credit card information are transmitted to us by secure servers. The data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal and payment information is secure.

Protecting your Rights

You may access your information at any time for the purpose of verifying its accuracy and, under most circumstances, you may also edit the information yourself. In the event that you believe that your privacy has been breached through the use of our Web Site, or that the information that you have provided to us needs to be edited or corrected, you may contact us immediately by email.