This Privacy Notice is intended to describe the practices Ernst & Young AG, Maagplatz 1, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland ("EY" or “we”) follows in relation to the data processed via this website and its associated content management system (“Digital Nations”) with respect to the privacy of all individuals whose personal information is processed and stored in Digital Nations. At EY, we have focused on implementing fair information practices that are designed to protect your privacy and your personal data. We believe that everyone benefits from the free flow of information when that information is gathered and used responsibly and transparently.
The circumstances in which we collect and process information from you in Digital Nations are as follows:
EY is a separate legal entity of the international network of EY member firms EYG member firms, and each of which can act as a data controller in its own right. EY is acting as data controller by providing Digital Nations on which your information will be processed and stored. The information you provide in Digital Nations may be shared by EY with other EYG member firms around the world (see 'Who can access your data’ section below).
EY has engaged EY Sweeney, which is located at 8 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia, to provide Digital Nations, and EY Sweeney will manage Digital Nations on EY’s behalf.
Digital Nations is hosted by Interactive, a third party hosting provider, on servers that are located in Melbourne, Australia.
The personal information collected and processed in Digital Nations includes your name, email address, company name and location data.
EY requires registration before material on Digital Nations (studies, reports, survey analyses and brochures, etc.) is made available to you. When registering for Digital Nations, personal data as stated above is requested.
Your personal information is processed in Digital Nations and flows into a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database in order to provide you with the reports you have requested, to inform you continuously about events, research and services of EY and to liaise with you in order to discuss your business needs. In addition, you authorize us to transmit such information to third parties for the compilation of typical market statistics
Your personal information may be accessed in Digital Nations, and in the CRM if applicable, by the following persons:
EY will process your personal information in in accordance with applicable law and professional regulations in your jurisdiction. EY has a comprehensive global privacy compliance program which includes EU approved Binding Corporate Rules and will only disclose your personal information to third parties that have agreed in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection. The access rights detailed above may involve the transfer of personal information in various jurisdictions (including jurisdictions outside the European Union) in which EY and any of them operate (EY office locations are listed at www.EY.com).
What is a cookie? A cookie is a file that allows our website to store information (as an identifier) on your computer via your web browser. These cookies are only used when you are on our website. Cookies do not serve to establish the identity of people who only access our website. With the help of cookies, we can determine the user behavior of our visitors and assess their preferences with regard to location and language. This enables us to immediately direct our visitors to the correct country-specific homepage when they access our website. Cookies are also used in other ways.
For the analysis of the use of the website EY uses the following third party analysis tools: Webtrends Analytics and Google Analytics. EY does not assume any responsibility or liability for the data used by the Tool Provider.
Further information can be found under https://ondemand.webtrends.com/support/optout.asp and/or http://www.webtrends.com/terms-policies/privacy/privacy-statement/ (general information on Webtrends Analytics and privacy).
We use the "new" Google tracking code with the _anonymizeIp() function. With this, your IP address is no longer transmitted completely. The last three digits are transmitted anonymously. For example, your IP address will look like this: 103.125.38.***. As a result, it is no longer possible to assign IP addresses directly to individuals, thus ensuring data protection. You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics with future effect by installing the deactivation add-on (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) for your browser.
Upon request we will inform you what personal information we are holding about you in Digital Nations and the CRM. Should you require your information be updated, amended or deleted from Digital Nations and the CRM, please update your profile or contact your usual EY representative outlining your requirements.
If your details have to be updated or amended or should be deleted from our documents, please contact us with your request at any time.
EY does not intentionally collect any sensitive information from you via Digital Nations.
Data protection laws operating in many countries around the world provide certain rights to data subjects. You are entitled in most instances to access and obtain a copy of your personal information which EY processes in EY applications such as Digital Nations. You may request EY to have your personal information corrected if your information is inaccurate. You may request EY to have your information deleted if EY is not processing your information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations operating in your country.
If you would like further information on the way in which EY processes and protects your personal information processed via Digital Nations, how to access and correct your personal information or to generally know more about the specific rights available to you as a data subject, please contact your usual EY representative.
EY has implemented accepted standards of technical measures and security policies that are designed to protect the personal information processed via Digital Nations which it has under its control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
If necessary, EY may change this data protection statement. If changes to the statement are made, it can take up to 30 business days before the new data protection procedure is in place. Please visit this page regularly to learn about any changes.
If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in this Privacy Notice, please contact your usual EY representative. You can revoke your agreement to receive publications and newsletters and to being contacted by sending an email to email@example.com.