VFS Global’s Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored on system or internet enabled devices of the User, when the User visits the website/s of VFS Global. VFS Global uses cookies to make the website/s simpler to use and to create more valuable experiences for you as user. VFS Global cannot identify the User personally from this information. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer or mobile device you are using via a randomly generated identifying tag.

How VFS use cookies?

To get the best from the VFS website, you must accept the cookies. VFS Global uses Cookies to give you a better experience. VFS Global website offers certain features that are only available through the use of cookies.

  • The cookies help website users and maintain their signed-in status.
  • Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from website user’s hard drive at the end of a session when the applicant/user exits the website. However "Persistent cookies" remain in place across multiple visits to our websites.

The User may encounter cookies from website/s of VFS Global or its affiliate/s, joint venture partner/s, agencies, subsidiaries and clients on some pages of the VFS Global websites that VFS Global does not control. The User should verify the type of cookies such affiliate/s, joint venture partner/s, agencies, subsidiaries and clients may place of users computer/internet enabled devices and use their judgement on use of such websites

Once the User accesses the website/s of VFS Global, User consents to use of cookies by VFS Global. If the User does not agree to use of cookies, the User should not use website/s of VFS Global.

How to manage or opt out of Cookies from VFS Global?

You can choose to block or delete Cookies, but please, be aware that if the cookies are disabled, it may impact the User experience on website/s of VFS Global.

You can view VFS list of cookies to find out more about the types of Cookies used by us and for information on how to manage preferences for them.

What type of cookies use VFS Global?

The cookies you may face as a User of VFS Global webpage:

Type of cookie Why is needed?
ANALYTICS

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party.

The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymised and we make no attempt to identify you, or influence your experience of the site while you are visiting it. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics.

If you have used a Do Not Track browser setting, we take this as a sign that you do not want to allow these cookies, and they will be blocked.

CUSTOMISATION  

These cookies are used by our website to store anonymous session and login tokens. They may identify you as a single user when you move between pages, and pass data between applications within the VFS site, but carry no personally identifiable information and are destroyed when you close your browser