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This Privacy Statement explains what personal information we may gather about you when we provide our clients with services and how this personal information may be used and shared. This Privacy Statement also sets out your rights in relation to your personal information and tells you who you can contact if you have questions.
This Privacy Statement is divided into the sections listed below.
This Privacy Statement applies to Deloitte LLP (also referred to as “Deloitte”, “we”, “us”, and “our”), an entity within the Deloitte Network. As used in this Privacy Statement, the “Deloitte Network” refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms and associated entities, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.
This Privacy Statement sets out how we will process your personal information as part of our provision of tax, social security and (in certain jurisdictions outside of the United States) immigration related services as may be relevant to you. Deloitte is providing these services either under a direct contract with you or via a contract with another person (such as a company or a partnership or a trustee) who has asked us to provide the services.
Your personal information will be protected and handled with consideration for its confidentiality and Deloitte will only disclose it as set out in the “To whom will we disclose your personal information?” section below.
In this Privacy Statement, we refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal information as "processing".
Deloitte may collect personal information relating to you such as:
In order to provide services to you, Deloitte may receive and also need to process personal information about you that may be considered special category (or “sensitive”) personal information (special category personal information is considered to include information about your health, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data or sexual orientation). Special category personal information about you includes information that may be reasonably inferred from other information that we receive.
Where we receive special category personal information or other information from which special category personal information can be reasonably inferred, we will require explicit consent in order to process it.
Deloitte may collect personal information about you in different ways:
This personal information can be received in any manner, including in-person discussions, telephone conversations, and electronic or other written communications.
Without access to all the personal information that we need, we may be unable to provide or complete the services.
Where another party (such as a company or a partnership or any third parties acting on your or their behalf) provides your personal information to us, they must also comply with their obligations under the relevant privacy laws and regulations. If you believe that the entity for whom you work or a third party has not provided you with details of the personal information that it holds about you and/or has not obtained your authority to provide us with that personal information for processing as described in this Privacy Statement, then please contact such entity directly.
Deloitte processes personal information about you to:
We may also use your personal information for the purposes of, or in connection with:
This Privacy Statement sets out the grounds upon which we rely in order to process your personal information. We may use your personal information for the purposes outlined above because:
(a) where relevant, we have a contract with you to provide services and processing your personal information is necessary for the performance of such contract;
or (b) we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal information, which may be to:
or (c) we are subject to legal, regulatory or professional obligations.
In connection with one or more of the purposes outlined in this Privacy Statement, we may disclose your personal information to:
Deloitte does not sell or lease your personal information to others.
Please note that some of the recipients of your personal information referred to above may be based in countries or regions without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your area of residence. In such cases, adequate safeguards will be in place to protect your personal information.
For further details about the transfers described above and the adequate safeguards used by Deloitte with respect to such transfers, please contact us using the details below.
We and other members of the Deloitte Network may use your information from time to time to inform you by letter, telephone, email and other electronic methods, about similar products and services (including those of third parties) which may be of interest to you.
You may, at any time, request that we and/or other members of the Deloitte Network do not send such information to you by one, some or all channels, by (i) following the opt-out instructions in communications from us or (ii) writing to us.
You have various rights in relation to your personal information. In particular, you have a right to:
Where our processing of special category personal information is reliant on your consent and you withdraw that consent, we will cease processing the relevant information for the purposes of providing our services and the effect may be that we are no longer able to provide the services.
However, we may still retain a copy of the relevant information for as long as necessary to comply with applicable laws or professional standards, or as long as the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of our services.
To exercise any of your rights or raise any questions that you have about our use of your personal information, please contact us using the details below.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement or your personal information, please contact us by writing to the Data Protection Officer, Deloitte LLP, 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ or by email to DPO@deloitte.co.uk.
If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on 0303 123 1113. If you are not based in the UK, you have a right to complain to the EU Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) in your jurisdiction. If you would like to be directed to the appropriate DPA, please contact us.