Last updated: 11/4/2022
Authority: Section 106 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C.1701x);
Purpose: All personal identifiers are needed for registration of training and for the certification exam purposes as mentioned above.
Routine Use: Information will be used by and disclosed to HUD personnel and contractors or other agents who need the information to certify housing counselors. Your social security number will be used to verify your employment with a participating agency. HUD may share the information with other entities pursuant to its published Privacy Act system of records notice.
Disclosure: Failure to furnish the requested information may delay or prevent the processing of the application.
SORN Name: HUD Certified Housing Counselor and Client Certificate of Housing Counseling Database, available at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/officeofadministration/privacy_act/pia/fednotice/SORNs_LoB
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Housing Counseling, Ajanta Consulting, LLC. ("us", "we", or "our") operates https://www.hudhousingcounselors.com (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for the purposes of providing and improving the Site and/or providing information related to the certification process. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name ("Personal Information").
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data").
This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze this data.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with information relating to the certification process and/or relating to your requests through the Site.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.