Privacy

 

Privacy Statement

Last revised: 31 October 2013

 

Introduction

Pelham, Chartered Accountants (referred to below as “we,” “us,” and “our”) is strongly committed to each visitor’s right to privacy.  The following privacy statement explains our data processing practices and the ways in which your personal data is used. By using this website you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this privacy statement.

This privacy statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by privacy statements that are specific to certain areas of this website (e.g. recruitment).  For more detail about the online recruitment process, please review the specific statement governing this area.

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us using the contact details on this website

Information collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website.  This website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors.  Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

We may also store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors.  We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Log information, cookies and web beacons

This site collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.  To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data.  Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies can be found in our cookie notice.

Information use

At times, you may choose to register or create a user profile on this site – e.g. to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest, such as Pelham publications, publications from our sister companies, business partners or marketing campaigns.  In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customise and improve this website and related services offered to you.

We may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by us, associated companies and business partners that we feel may be of interest to you.

We may also contact you to seek feedback on our services or for market or other research purposes.  Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on this website by contacting us using the contact us link.

Information and third parties

We may provide your personal information to other members of our network in order to provide you with information that could be of interest to you and conduct market or other research.  Personal information may also be disclosed to members of our network and other third parties in order to respond to your requests or inquiries, as part of a corporate transaction such as a sale, divestiture, merger, or acquisition, or where those parties handle information on our behalf.

By providing information through this website, you are consenting to the disclosures described above.

Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests.

Third party websites

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy.  If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you, which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy and which may differ from ours.  We encourage you to review their privacy statement before providing personal information.

Clients

From time to time we may register clients to our website in order to provide you with additional services or information that could be of interest to you or benefit you by receiving an enhanced service and additional facilities.

You may at any time request that we discontinue your registration on this website by contacting us using the contact us link.

Blogs, forums, wikis and other social Media

This website may host various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively “Social Media Applications”).  Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control.  Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’s use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.

Access to information

Visitors who choose to register with this website may access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time.  Visitors who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information, should contact us using the contact link.  We will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this website from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time at our discretion.  When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date to the date of revision which will also be the publication date. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

Children's privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world.  This website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors' questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please direct them to us using the contact us link.

 

 

 

 

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