These pages contain the information gathering and use policies adopted by HGR Accountants in connection with this website. These policies are subject to periodic review and any changes will be included within this section on the site.
HGR Accountants is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites to which links are provided. You should check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information.
We collect only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to this HGR Accountants website. We receive limited identifiable information, such as name, title, address, email address and telephone number, from website visitors. Typically, identifying information is collected to:-
- Register for certain areas of the site
- Enquire for further information
- Distribute requested reference materials.
Demographic information, including gender and occupation, is not actively sought. It is HGR Accountants policy to limit the information collected to only the minimum information required to complete a visitor’s request. In any instance where non mandatory information is sought, the website visitor will be notified at this point of collection.
Visitors are also able to send email through the site. Their messages will contain the user’s screen name and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message.
HGR Accountants’ intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our website. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinion, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. If you do provide sensitive information for any reason this will be accepted as explicit consent to use that information76 in the ways described in this privacy statement or in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
Cookies and Log Files
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Use of Information
Information is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. The data is not shared with other entities for secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with a third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection and except as outlined in the next section.
Provision of Information to Third Parties
It is HGR Accountants’ policy only to disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:-
- As required by law through subpoena, search warrant or other legal process
- When explicitly requested by a visitor
- When required to deliver publications or reference materials requested by a visitor.
HGR Accountants does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Security of Information
The data controller collecting the information in this statement is HGR Accountants.
Generally accepted standards of technology and operational security have been implemented to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. All personnel of HGR Accountants are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.