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Privacy Statement



Consent to Processing

What personal information do you collect when I visit this BDO Portal?

Technical information

When do you collect personal information through this BDO Portal?

How do you use my personal information?

Your Rights

Will you provide my personal information to a third party?

How long do you keep my personal information?

Is my personal information secure?

International Transfers

Updating this Privacy Statement

Contact Us



This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) applies only to this BDO Portal which is provided by [BDO Eastern Caribbean] (also referred to below as “we”, “us”, “our” or “BDO”).

The BDO Portal may redirect you to various separate web sites and applications. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the content on the BDO Portal, and not to each individual web site it redirects to.

By using this BDO Portal and submitting any personal information to us, you agree to the use by us of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.


Consent to Processing

By providing any personal information to this BDO Portal, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the transfer of such personal information, and the collection and processing of such personal information provided, to the extent permitted in this Privacy Statement.


Please note that any other specific websites contained within this BDO Portal are provided by the applicable related entities managing them and are not the responsibility of BDO. Such websites, as well as other websites that may be linked to this BDO Portal, are not governed by this Privacy Statement. We encourage visitors to review each of these other web sites' privacy statements before disclosing any personal information.


What personal information do you collect when I visit this BDO Portal?

In order to register and gain access to this BDO Portal, users may be asked to provide their full name, email address and location. This information is used to verify your identity each time you log in to this BDO Portal. You may also have the option to submit additional information such as telephone number, the name of your company, your professional position and your picture. This information will be used to manage your account and customize and improve this BDO Portal.

Please note that personal or other information that you upload or post via this BDO Portal may also be read or used by other authorised users who have been granted access to this BDO Portal’s collaboration spaces to which you have access.

Use of this application may be subject to review, monitoring and recording at any time to enable help us ensure compliance with the Terms of Use and that only authorised parties are accessing this BDO Portal using your user login and password.

We do not collect sensitive personal information from you from this BDO Portal. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; physical or mental health; trade union membership; sexual orientation or criminal record. Where you provide sensitive personal information to us voluntarily we will assume that we have your explicit consent to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.


Technical Information

When you visit this web site, we may collect technical information such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, details of the pages you visit on this BDO Portal, and which browser you used to view this BDO Portal.

This BDO Portal collects standard internet log and technical data to measure and improve its effectiveness, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this BDO Portal, to see where web site traffic is coming from and to identify our users. In this connection, we may use "cookies" to collect this information. For more information, see our Cookie Policy.


When do you collect personal information through the BDO Portal?

We collect personal information from you in the following circumstances:

  • when you register to BDO Portal
  • when you complete your user profile
  • when you subscribe to any of our insights
  • when you subscribe to any of our blogs
  • when you register to attend an event
  • when you enter a discussion forum
  • when you contact us to request further information.

We collect the minimum amount of information to enable us to deal with your request. We will indicate where the provision of information is voluntary or compulsory. We would normally only request additional information to enable us to provide the most appropriate response to your request.


How do you use my personal information?

We only use the personal information that you provide to deal with your request, and to manage this BDO Portal and the services that we offer to you via this BDO Portal as described in this Privacy Statement.

When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, there will be the option to receive other information that may be of interest.


Your Rights

You have the right to request access to the personal information that you have submitted through this BDO Portal, update or correct your details, opt out of receiving other information from BDO or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by e-mailing [email protected]. We will treat all such requests in accordance with applicable local law.

If you would like to opt not to receive promotional or marketing e-mail from us in the future, you may let us know by sending us an e-mail to [email protected] stating the e-mail address you wish to be removed from our mailing list. However, your option not to receive promotional and marketing e-mail shall not preclude us from corresponding with you, by e-mail or otherwise, regarding your existing relationship with us.


Will you provide my information to a third party?

We may contract with other companies or individuals to deal with your enquiry or to otherwise operate this BDO Portal or our business activities. We may give such companies access to your personal information in connection with those purposes on our behalf, and these companies will process your personal data only on BDO's instructions and solely for the purposes of providing and maintaining the BDO portal. We may also share your personal information with other member firms within the BDO network provided that this is consistent with the basis on which we have collected your personal information.

From time to time, we may disclose personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.

We do not provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes and we do not undertake mailings for third parties.

We may, as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, reorganization or liquidation of our company (a "Reorganisation Event"), transfer, sell or assign your personal information to third parties involved in the Reorganisation Event.


How long do you keep my information?

We only keep your Information for the period required for fulfilling your request and will delete it in accordance with our data retention policies.


Is my information secure?

We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We require all employees and principals to keep personal information confidential and only authorised personnel have access to this information.


International Transfers

You acknowledge that in order to provide services to you via this BDO Portal we may need to transfer your personal information [outside the EEA] to countries that may not provide a level of protection of personal information that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under the European data protection legislation. Whenever your personal information is transferred internationally, we will take appropriate steps to ensure its security and confidentiality in accordance with applicable data protection law. 


Updating this Privacy Statement

We may modify or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You will be able to see when we last updated the Privacy Statement because we will include a revision date. Changes and additions to this Privacy Statement are effective from the date on which they are posted. Please review this Privacy Statement from time to time to check whether we have made any changes to the way in which we use your personal information.



If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement you can contact us at via email at [email protected].


Last modified 20th October 2017