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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is posted for BDO LLC in Ukraine on the domain www.bdo.ua (the “Site”). This site belongs to BDO LLC (herein referred to as “BDO Ukraine” or “us” or “we”). This Privacy Policy describes our policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure of certain personal information (“personal data”) relating to the use of this Site by any person. Use of the Site means your understanding and compliance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

For the avoidance of doubt, this Privacy Policy refers to personal information collected through this Site, but not as a result of BDO LLC activities offline.

Under what circumstances do we collect your personal information?

Personal information

When you send us a request via e-mail or through the “Contacts” section of this Site, we will receive your name, postal address, phone number, e-mail address and other information relevant to the request/query. We will also receive personal information as part of our recruitment process. When you send job application online, you create your “Network Profile” and provide personal information that includes your name, postal address, phone number, e-mail address and other information relevant to the recruitment. Such personal information is stored only for the period necessary to fulfill your request or to consider the job application. In addition, from time to time we may collect additional personal information about you through other forms on this Site, via electronic correspondence, and also through other online tools. The necessary personal information will be minimal, solely to allow BDO to promptly process your requests or queries. In certain circumstances, additional information may be requested that will enable us to provide the most appropriate response to your request or query, or in order to send you additional information in cases you indicated that you would like to receive it. In cases where additional personal information is requested, this fact will be noted and the fulfillment of this condition is voluntary.

Collecting personal information on the Site will not be needed, except when required by law in the recruitment process. Personal information includes data relating to race or ethnicity, political views, religious or similar beliefs, union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal relationships. Where you still provide personal information in the recruitment process, this will be considered as express consent to the use of this BDO information for the purposes for which it was provided.

Technical information

When visiting this Site, we may collect technical information, which alone cannot identify you by name. This information may include, for example, your IP (Internet Protocol) address, which pages you visit on this Site, other pages that you visit on the Internet and what browser you used to view this Site. This technical information is used to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Site to help diagnose problems with our server, administer the Site to track where the traffic from the Site comes from and identify our users. We can also collect other technical information through this Site, such as: the activity of using the Site and preferences, otherwise known as demographic or profile data. Currently we do not combine the data described herein with your personal information, but reserve the right to such a combination.

Do we use cookies?

We can use cookies to save, and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are small data files that are sent from a web server to a browser or related software and stored on the computer's hard drive. Cookies track where you are on the Site and what you are watching. Doing so, cookies allow linking your use of the Site to your personal information. Many other sites use cookies for similar purposes.

Most browsers can be configured to inform when a cookie was sent to you and give you the option to refuse it. In addition, your Flash Player can be configured to reject or delete the flash-cookie. Rejecting of cookies usually does not interfere with the use of the Site. However, the rejection of cookies in some cases may become an obstacle or adversely affect the image or functioning of the Site, or its specific areas or characteristics.

Do we use Web beacons?

We can use “Web beacons” (detailed below) on this Site or during our communication with you to confirm your receipt and/or viewing of messages. “Web beacon” is usually a one-pixel transparent image (although there may be a visible image) located on a web page or in an e-mail that is extracted from a remote site on the Internet, allowing to check the browsing and to receive a web page or electronic message.

Use of personal information

We will use your personal information for the specific purposes for which it was provided, unless you indicated that you would like to receive additional information from BDO. When requesting materials or requesting to contact you, you may be given the opportunity to receive additional information of interest. If you choose this option, we will use your personal information in order to inform you in future about our products and/or services, which in our opinion may be of interest to you. You can always unsubscribe from BDO messages by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link that appears in all messages.

Do we share your personal information?

We can provide your personal information to service providers who, on our behalf, process the information in accordance with the data processing agreement; however, we do not share, sell or distribute personal information to others.

We may disclose, transfer, sell or assign any of the information described above, including personal information, to third parties, as a result or in preparation for the sale, merger, consolidation, management changes, transfers of significant assets, reorganization (“Reorganization”).

Sometimes we can provide personal data in response to a court order or other legal requirement. We also reserve the right to inform law enforcement authorities about any activities that we reasonably believe to be illegal and to disclose any information about you as far as we deem necessary or appropriate to satisfy any legislative requirement or other legitimate requirement in order for the Site to work properly to protect its rights, rights or security of our users, or in cases where you are involved (or reasonably suspected of involvement) in any illegal or dangerous activity. Even without a subpoena, warrant or court order, we can give certain personal information when we think that this is necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others and ourselves.

Consent to process data

By providing any personal information to this Site, you fully understand and explicitly agree to the transfer of such information to the extent permitted by this Privacy Policy.

Safety

To protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration and destruction, generally accepted standards of technical and operational safety have been introduced. However, as you are aware, no data transfer via the Internet can be completely safe. While we will always make reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that any information you provide can be secured against unauthorized use by a third party or intrusion.

Please be careful when sending personal information to us via email. E-mail is generally not considered a safe means of communication.

Data access and updating

We cannot ensure the relevance and accuracy of your personal information without your help. If your personal data becomes obsolete, please contact us so that we can update the information.

Third parties

We do not have control over what information is tracked or collected by third parties, and we are not responsible or liable for any data tracking and collection or other activities of third parties.

Jurisdiction 

When accessing the Site, you agree that all the issues concerning the use of the Site will be subject to the laws of Ukraine. Despite this, if necessary, we reserve the right to make claims/commence suits in any court or courts of any country of residence of one of the parties.

Contacts in case of any questions or problems

You can inform of any suspicions of security violation, ask a question or complain about the breach of confidentiality, by sending an e-mail to: marketing@bdo.ua

Will this Privacy Policy change? 

If this Privacy Policy is changed in any manner, we will notify you and post these changes herein. Changes and amendments to the Privacy Policy come into effect as soon as they are made available. Please periodically visit this page to know what changes were made to our Privacy Policy. Last modified date: 24 February 2016.

 

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