If you have questions about our privacy practices please contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com.
We primarily collect, use, and disclose personal information about our clients for the purpose of providing professional services, complying with application laws and regulations, providing customer support, and meeting our obligations under the applicable professional standards.
We collect, use, and disclose personal information about potential clients for the purpose of communicating with them, advising them of new services, and for business development.
We collect, use, and disclose personal information about individuals interested in employment with us for the purpose of communicating with them, advising them of new employment opportunities, and evaluating their application.
We collect, use, and disclose personal information about our employees in order to communicate with them, pay them, to comply with employment laws and regulations, monitor performance, monitor compliance with our policies and procedures, and to meet our obligations under the applicable professional standards.
We may aggregate personal information with information from other sources for the purpose of understanding how individuals use our website and interact with us in order to improve our services and the quality of information on our website.
Either before, or at the time we collect personal information, we will inform the user of the reasons why we require such information. Such information may be collected directly, or indirectly, and may include publicly available information.
The terms and conditions of each professional services engagement are documented in our engagement letter for that engagement. Consent is obtained by the client agreeing to the terms and conditions of a particular engagement.
Prospective Employee and Prospective Client Information
Personal information is collected from prospective clients and prospective employees by form data submitted to us on our website. Consent is required to submit the data to us.
Where a client, or potential client does not provide their consent, or later withdraws their consent, to the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information we may not be able to provide services to them.
Where an employee or potential employee does not provide their consent, or later withdraws their consent, we may not be able to employ them or continue employing them.
Withdrawal of consent may be subject to contractual, legal, or other restrictions.
Prospective Clients and Prospective Employees
We limit the collection of personal information of prospective clients and prospective employees to what is reasonably required to communicate about our services or employment opportunities and to evaluate the suitability for us to provide services to a prospective client or to offer employment to an individual.
We limit the collection of personal information of our clients to what is reasonably required to provide our services.
Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention
We will not sell or trade your personal information.
We limit the use of your personal information for the purposes for which we obtained your consent or as permitted or required by law.
We do not have any intent to disclose your personal information other than as permitted or required by law. However, we may transfer your personal data to our service providers for the purpose of operating our business. We ensure that those service providers are subject to appropriate privacy standards. Some examples of our service providers include:
- Hosting and storage providers
- Communication providers
- Analytical services providers
The terms of our engagement letter for an engagement may include specific terms and conditions which govern the use, disclosure, and retention of your personal information as it relates to that particular engagement.
We retain your personal information for as long as required for the purpose for which it was collected, as long as we are required under professional standards, or longer if we are permitted or required to do so under the applicable laws and regulations.
Our employees should update their information through our human resources portal.
Clients may update their personal information through their engagement principal.
We protect your information by limiting the use of printed materials and utilizing paper shredding for the disposal of all hardcopy materials. Personal information is stored on secure physical and digital locations to prevent unauthorized access. Employee access to your personal information is limited to those employees that reasonably require access to your information to perform their duties.
Personal Information may be collected, used, disclosed, or stored outside of Canada with our services providers in order to store, secure, and maintain your personal information. This information may be subject to the laws in the jurisdiction in which the information is collected, used, disclosed, or stored. These laws may not provide the same level of protection as Canadian privacy laws.
We cannot guarantee that our safeguards will always be effective. No method of storing information or transmitting information over the internet is completely secure.
Our clients have a right to review and obtain a copy of their personal information on record by contacting their engagement principal.
Our employees have the right to review and obtain a copy of their personal information on record by contacting their managing principal.
The right to access personal information is subsect to legal restrictions and we will take all reasonable steps to verify an individual's identity before providing access or copies of personal information.
In most instances, individuals will receive response to an access request within 30 days. If an individual has any concerns about the access that is provided, they can contact the Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to individual complains and questions relating to privacy. We will investigate and attempt to resolve all complaints.
The Privacy Officer will investigate, or ensure an investigation of complaints is completed, and will report the findings to the individual making the complaint. In most cases, the report of findings will be made to the individual within 30 days of filing the complaint.
We use our own, and third-party cookies.
After accepting the cookie setting on our website you can manage your cookie preferences through your web browser.
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms.
These cookies help us to understand how visitors engage with the website. We may use a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics. In addition to reporting site usage statistics, data collected may also be used, together with some of the advertising cookies described, to help show more relevant ads across the web and to measure interactions with the ads we show.
We use we use Google Analytics to generate statistical data about the traffic behaviour of our website's users. For more information see "How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services", located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
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