Privacy policy

General

Grant Thornton wants to protect the privacy of visitors to our website and that of our clients Please read the following policy; it will help you to understand how we use your personal data. We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit our website.

Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this privacy policy, including our use of cookies as explained below.

What personal data do we collect?

We log your Internet Protocol (IP) address in order to receive and send information from and to you over the internet.

When you register with us, visit our website, use our services, make an enquiry, order products or services from us, you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

We automatically collect data about visitors to our website (for example on browsing patterns) by using cookies. (See below.) This data is used only in an anonymous form; no individual is identified.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from a web server to your browser and is stored on your hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent.

If you choose not to accept our cookies, some of the features of our site may not work as well as we intend.

We only use cookies for the purposes of system administration of our website and give us information about the number of visitors to different parts of our website.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to provide goods and services to you or your organisation, to let you know about other goods and services in which you may be interested.

We may also use your personal data to carry out research about our visitors' and clients' demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to better understand our visitors, clients and potential clients. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

When you give us personal data, those data may be sent electronically to servers anywhere in the world and may be used, stored and processed anywhere in the world, including countries outside the Asia Pacific Area.

Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?

We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs the data in order to fulfil your order(s) for our goods and services.

We may pass your personal data to other Grant Thornton national firms or to our data processors. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area.

Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so, by law, or where we need to do so in order to run our business (for instance where we outsource services or other people process data for us).

Links

Our websites contain links to other websites, but this Privacy Policy applies only to personal data collected via websites operated by Grant Thornton New Zealand. It does not apply to other national firms practising under the Grant Thornton name. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy policy of other sites that collect or use personal data.

Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed as 100% secure, but we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.

Inaccuracies and corrections

We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting: info.wellington@nz.gt.com