Privacy Policy


Please carefully review the following Privacy Policy (referred to as the “Privacy Policy”) to understand how and why our web servers utilize your personal data to facilitate your access and navigation of our website, [] (referred to as the “Website”).

Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship

Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship is an international group of companies specializing in providing clients with residence and citizenship planning services worldwide. We also offer advisory services to governments across the globe.
Our group comprises various legal entities, which you can find detailed information about here. This Privacy Policy is being issued on behalf of Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship. When we refer to “Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship”, “We,” “Us”, or “Our” in this Privacy Policy, we are referring to the specific entity within Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship responsible for processing your data. When you avail of any of our services, we will inform you which entity will act as the data controller for your data. Please note that in some cases, your personal data may be collected, stored, and processed in countries where additional local data protection laws apply. For more information on the specific local data protection laws relevant to our privacy policy, please refer to the respective jurisdiction below.
Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship’s registration number is 8429/PB.BC/B/Mtrg under Chapter – VII of the Punjab Legal Practitioner & Bar Council Rules, 1974, effective from 29th March 2012. 

General Information

We have designed our website to allow you to visit us on the Internet without the need to identify yourself or disclose any personal information. However, when you choose to provide us with personal information, we assure you that we will protect it and only use it as described below.

Purpose of this Privacy Policy

At all times, we are committed to respecting and safeguarding your privacy. Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship will not sell, rent, transfer, or disclose any information about individuals visiting our website except as this Privacy Policy states.
The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to:

  • Specify the type of personal data Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship collects from you and how we use your personal information (refer to section A, ‘The personal data we collect from you’ below)
  • Clarify how Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship processes any personal data (refer to sections B., ‘How we use your information’, and C., ‘Legal basis for processing’ below)
  • Outline how Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship handles your personal data
    Explain Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship’s obligations under data protection regulations regarding the lawful and responsible processing of your personal data.
    Inform you of your data protection rights (refer to section K., ‘Your rights as a data subject’ below)

We process your personal data properly and lawfully in accordance with applicable data protection regulations and the General Data Protection Regulation 8429/PB.BC/B/Mtrg (the “GDPR”) has been in effect since 29th March 2012.

We will comply with local data protection laws in our jurisdictions. To achieve this, the personal information we hold about you must:

  • Be used by us lawfully, fairly, and transparently.
  • Be collected only for legitimate purposes that we have clearly explained to you, and not be used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
  • Be relevant to the purposes we have informed you about and limited only to those purposes.
  • Be accurate and keep up to date.
  • Be retained only for as long as necessary for the purposes we have informed you about.
  • Be kept secure.

This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with our Cookie Policy and any other Privacy Notices that we may provide on specific occasions when we collect or process personal data about you. This will ensure that you fully know how and why we use your data. 

A. Personal Data Collection

When you use this website, you can contact our representatives and gather information about residency and/or citizenship programs and the services offered by Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship. This can initiate the process of obtaining the services that interest you. You can also contact us for career opportunities or request further information to support your press or media work. Additionally, you can contact us if you plan to be our supplier or have general inquiries.
We collect and process the following personal data:

1. Information Provided by You

This includes personal details such as your first name, last name, nationality, country of residence, email address, and phone number. It also encompasses information about your specific service interests or details of your inquiry. Furthermore, the information you provide may include your marketing preferences.

You may provide this information in the following scenarios:

  • Filling out an inquiry form on the website
  • Corresponding with us via post, phone, email, or other means when applying for our services
  • Subscribing to our services or publications
  • Requesting marketing materials
  • Providing feedback
  • Initiating negotiations or entering into a contract to supply goods and/or services to us

Additional information may be required if you engage our services or apply for a job opportunity. We may also need further information for business users before establishing a commercial relationship.

This additional information may include payment details such as banking information, VAT numbers, and/or tax IDs. It allows us to process payments related to our services. We may also require information for identification purposes, such as copies of your passport or national ID card. Job applicants will need to provide an up-to-date CV.

When collecting or processing additional information, we will provide separate privacy notices that explain how and why we use your personal data.

If we are legally obligated to collect personal data or if it is required under the contract terms, and you fail to provide that data upon request, we may not be able to perform the agreed services or enter into a contract with you. In such cases, we will notify you accordingly, which may result in the contract’s termination

2. Information Collected from Our Website

When you visit our website, we automatically collect the following information:

  • Technical information: This includes the IP address used to connect your computer to the internet, your log-in information, browser type and version, full uniform resource locators (URLs), and clickstream data (including date and time) as well as other information related to your browsing experience on our website. This may include page response times, download errors, length of visits to specific pages, and page interaction information such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs. We may also collect information about the methods used to navigate away from the page.
  • Location information: We may receive information about your location based on your IP address. When accessing the website through a mobile device, we may use the data collected from that device, including information about nearby wireless networks or cell towers at the time of access.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users and enhance your browsing experience. This allows us to improve our website. For detailed information on the cookies we use and their purposes, please refer to our Cookie Policy

3. Information Received from Other Sources

We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and publicly available sources, as outlined below:

  • Technical data from Google Analytics advertising features, including Google AdWords, Facebook Pixel, Google Tag Manager, Amiando, Microsoft Dynamics, LinkedIn, Gmail, and other ad hoc paid media partnerships.
  • Identity, contact, and background data from publicly available sources, compliance databases, and/or compliance and due diligence service providers within and outside the EU. This helps us verify that you are a suitable client or supplier.

B. How we use your information

1. The information you provide to us

We will utilize the information you provide in the following ways:

  • To facilitate the provision of the services you request and to fulfill any contracts we have entered into or are about to enter into with you.
  • We may use your information to pursue our legitimate interests or those of a third party as long as your interests and fundamental rights do not supersede those interests.
  • We will comply with legal or regulatory obligations requiring us to use your information.
  • Your reported issues will be addressed, and support-related services will be provided.
  • We will manage the supplier relationship you have established with us.

2. The information we collect about you from our Website

We will make use of the information we collect about you from our Website in the following ways:

  • Our Website will be administered, and internal operations will be conducted, including troubleshooting and ensuring the safety and security of the Website.
  • We will enhance our Website to ensure the most effective presentation of content for you.
  • The content displayed on the Website will be presented in a user-friendly manner.

3. Information we receive from other sources

ny information we receive from other sources will be combined with the information you provide and the information we collect from you. We will only use your information for the purposes described in the preceding paragraphs.

C. Legal Basis for processing

We will process your personal data only to the extent necessary to provide the services we offer and/or for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Policy (refer to section B., ‘How we use your information’).
Furthermore, we may process your personal data based on legitimate interests or to comply with legal obligations. These interests and obligations may include the exercise or defense of legal claims, compliance with court orders or regulatory authorities, or disclosure to governmental or regulatory entities.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as the legal basis for processing your personal data. However, if consent is required, we will provide you with a form explicitly requesting your consent.

D. Marketing

You may receive marketing communications if you have requested such information from us by providing your details through this Website and have opted-in to receiving such information. Suppose we have a business relationship with you (namely a contract). In that case, we may inform you about our activities, offers, or other information that would benefit you in line with our legitimate interests.
We only share your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes with your explicit consent. Prior to using analytics for marketing campaigns, we require your consent for marketing cookies. Third parties may collect data on our website for purposes such as storing and accessing tracking technologies, conversion tracking, delivering targeted ads, and improving third-party products to optimize our marketing campaigns. The collected information may include details such as the URL address, device type, browser, operating system information, and IP address. For more information on specific service providers and their privacy policies, please refer to the Cookie Policy table, which lists the cookies and provides links to their respective privacy policies.
Please note that you have the right to access, correct, erase, or transfer your personal data held by any third-party service providers. You may also have the right to object to or request the restriction of certain processing activities. To exercise these rights, please directly contact the respective service provider. For further information on marketing and third-party cookies used on our website, please visit our Cookie Policy. You can withdraw consent or object to receiving marketing information at any time by contacting or clicking the “unsubscribe” button. Once you have withdrawn your consent or objected to any of the purposes listed herein, we will cease sending you any marketing communications. Please be aware that if you choose not to consent or object to any of the purposes listed herein or withdraw your consent at any time, we will still be able to provide our services. However, we may not be able to offer you the full range of services that we provide, which could affect the efficiency with which we deliver the services you request.

E. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose your personal data to our international offices or the companies that are part of Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship. These offices or companies may act as joint data controllers or data processors for the company. They will be responsible for your data when you use our services or when they provide administration, controls, and reporting services. Please click here for a complete list of the Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship companies that may receive this information. All Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship companies respect and protect the security of your personal data in accordance with applicable laws, including the GDPR. They implement security measures and safeguards described below (refer to section H., ‘Data Security’).
In order to perform services under our contract with you, we may need to share personal data with government agencies and authorities in the country where you seek to obtain residence or citizenship. We will only provide the necessary information for this purpose.
To provide the services you request, we may be required to share your data with local agents or other service suppliers (acting as data processors). These entities store and process your data with strict confidentiality and are subject to appropriate security measures and safeguards as described in section H. below.
We may also share your data with other third parties, acting as data controllers, such as legal, tax, real estate, immigration, or other advisors and consultants. This includes (international) banks for payment details or third parties providing additional services or goods to you, such as real estate agencies, owners, or developers. These third parties process your data in their own right and are governed by their data protection policies and processes.
Furthermore, we may disclose or share your data if we are legally obligated to do so in compliance with a court order, judgment, or any legal obligation. We may also disclose your data to enforce our terms of use and protect our rights, property, or safety, as well as those of our partners or other website users.

F. Transfers of data to third parties

In cases where we share your personal data with internal or external third parties, it may involve the transfer of your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Rest assured, we take the necessary steps to ensure that your personal data is protected and securely transferred in accordance with applicable law, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We achieve this by implementing standard contractual clauses, also known as the European Commission: Model contracts for transferring personal data to third countries, or ‘SCC.’
Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship is responsible for acting as the EU data representative for all our offices outside the EEA. If you have any issues, queries, or concerns regarding your personal data, please feel free to contact Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship by sending an email with ‘Data protection’ in the subject line to the following address: 

G. Third-party access to your personal data

At our Website, we work closely with third parties to provide you with the services you request. These third parties include cloud storage, analytics, and search engine information providers. Rest assured, we only collaborate with third-party providers who comply with the applicable laws in the jurisdictions we operate in. They are also committed to adhering to the GDPR and, if applicable, agree to be bound by the SCC (as defined in section F., ‘Transfers of data to third countries’) to protect and safeguard your personal data effectively.

H. Data security

We prioritize the security of your personal data and take appropriate measures to prevent any unlawful or unauthorized processing of personal data and accidental loss or damage.
We utilize transport layer security (TLS) certificates to protect the transfer of information between our website and your device. This technology ensures that personal information remains safe and secure during transit by employing server authentication and data encryption. Compatible browsers include Internet Explorer (version 11 and above), Mozilla Firefox (version 27 and above), Google Chrome (version 32 and above), and Apple Safari (version 7 and above).
All personal data is stored in a secure server environment equipped with a firewall and advanced technology to safeguard against interference or unauthorized access. Our servers are located in Portugal and Dubai. Access to personal data is limited to authorized individuals, such as our employees, who are bound by confidentiality agreements to protect the privacy of your personal data.
While we take every precaution to ensure the security of your data, it is important to note that no method of data transmission is 100% secure, and absolute security cannot be guaranteed.

I. Data Storage

We will only retain your data for the necessary duration to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, such as providing our services or meeting legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. In any case, data retention will not exceed 10 years from the termination or completion of services. This retention period allows us to address potential legal claims, considering the applicable limitation periods under relevant laws. It also helps us comply with anti-money laundering regulations, anti-bribery or corruption laws and regulations, and accounting and tax laws in our jurisdictions.

J. Data Minimization

Whenever possible, we anonymize the data we hold about you when identification is no longer necessary.

K. Your Rights as a Data Subject

Under the GDPR, you have the following rights, which you can exercise:

1. The Right to Access Information
You can request information about the processing of your personal data by Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship, including how and why it is processed. To make such a request, please email We will provide you with one electronic copy of the information free of charge via email. If your request is unfounded, repetitive, or excessive, we may charge a reasonable fee or refuse to comply with your request.
2. The Right to Object
You can contact us at any time at to request that we do not process your personal data for legitimate interests pursued by us or a third party or for marketing purposes. If you object in writing, we will no longer process your data for such purposes.
3. The Right to Correction
You have the right to correct any inaccurate personal data we have processed about you, update any out-of-date data, and complete any incomplete personal data by providing a supplementary statement.
4. The Right to Erasure
You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data when it is no longer needed. This applies in cases where you withdraw your consent, where the original purpose for data collection no longer exists, where you object to processing without overriding legitimate grounds, where your data has been unlawfully processed, or where erasure is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.
5. The Right to Restriction of Processing
You have the right to restrict our processing activities in certain situations. This includes when you contest the accuracy of your personal data when our processing is deemed unlawful, and you oppose erasure when we no longer need your data. Still, you require it for legal claims or when you have objected to our processing pending verification of legitimate grounds.
6. The Right to Data Portability
Starting from 25 May 2018, you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, machine-readable format and transfer it to another data controller as defined in the GDPR.

L. Right to withdraw consent

Suppose you have previously provided your consent for collecting, processing, and transferring your personal information for a specific purpose (e.g., marketing). In that case, you can withdraw that consent at any time. You may also withdraw your consent to this Privacy Policy. To withdraw your consent, please contact us at []. Please note that the withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out based on your consent before its withdrawal. Once we receive notification of your withdrawal, we will no longer process your information for the specified purpose unless there is another legitimate basis for doing so in accordance with the law. If you choose to withdraw consent from this Privacy Policy, it will result in the immediate termination of our services with you.

M. Quality of website and overall experience

To enhance the quality and user experience of the Website, as well as facilitate event bookings and client event registrations, we utilize Google Analytics advertising features, Xing Events (a subsidiary brand of New Work SE), and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising, you can use the ads preference manager.
You may withdraw your consent for any of the purposes mentioned above at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of processing your personal data for these purposes prior to the withdrawal. To withdraw your consent and specify which processing activities the withdrawal relates to, please email 

N. Complaints

We value your comments, complaints, and queries regarding data protection. Should you have any concerns, please contact our data protection officer at or use the contact details provided in section P. ‘How to contact us’ below. We will try to address any issues or concerns you may have.
If, however, we cannot resolve your concerns, you have the right to complain to the Information and Data Protection Commissioner, the relevant national supervisory authority for all matters related to data protection.

O. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Any future changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, communicated to you via email.

P. How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or want to provide comments, please contact us today. Alternatively, you can reach us at the following address:
Saad Ahsan Residency & Citizenship

44-A,  New Muslim Town, 
Near Chinese Consulate, Lahore, Pakistan 

Please check this Privacy Policy regularly for any updates or changes.