In making available its website and providing related services to its users, EY Law in some cases is required to use personal data. A summary is given below of which data are used by EY Law, and for which purposes, as well as the measures EY Law takes to protect your privacy. EY Law recommends that you read this privacy statement prior to using the EY Law website.
Furthermore, the EY Law website is covered by the following disclaimer. EY Law also recommends that you read this disclaimer prior to using the EY Law website.
Who will use the personal data?
EY Law, a limited liability company taking the form of a limited liability cooperative company (also referred to as EY Law), will be responsible for the use of the personal data in respect of the EY Law website.
If EY Law uses the services of firms with which it has a privileged cooperation and/or other service providers, EY Law – where necessary – will also provide your personal data to those other firms and/or service providers. The nature of the Internet in general and of the EY Law website in particular means that your personal data might also be used outside of the European Union. To enable us to make available to you, and provide you with, the services referred to in this privacy statement, you will consent to the use of the personal data gathered on the EY Law website and referred to in this privacy statement in countries outside of the European Union, and, where necessary, to the exchange of such data with other firms and/or service providers engaged by EY Law.
Other than as described above, EY Law will not sell, distribute or make available your personal data to third parties outside of its own organization without your prior consent, unless obliged to do so under applicable laws, codes of conduct and professional practice rules or a court order.
What data will be used?
If you order publications, apply for a position, ask questions, make comments and/or make use of other services through the EY Law website (hereinafter to be referred to jointly as ‘the Services’), you may be required to provide certain personal data and/or you may provide such data on your own initiative. EY Law will use this data for the purpose of:
• making the EY Law website available to its users;
• making available to you, and providing you with, the Services offered on the EY Law website;
• optimizing EY Law’s Services, whether provided via the EY Law website or otherwise.
If you have submitted questions and/or comments by e-mail and/or requested other Services through the EY Law website, EY Law may use your personal data to contact you for the purpose of responding to those questions and/or comments and providing those Services.
EY Law will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary for the purposes described above, unless these data are necessary for complying with a statutory retention obligation, or (if longer) after the retention period under the applicable code of conduct and professional practice rules has expired.
The EY Law website automatically generates log files that register the use by you and other users of the EY Law website. EY Law maintains user data, such as source addresses of pages requested, IP (internet protocol) addresses and domain names, dates and times of page requests, links from other websites and other parameters in the URLs (universal resource locators). These log files and data will be used, on an anonymous basis, for statistical purposes and for improving the Services offered via the EY Law website.
EY Law has put appropriate technical and organizational measures in place in order to safeguard your personal data against loss or any form of unlawful use. Those persons, who, on behalf of EY Law, have access to your personal data, have a confidentiality obligation – including that imposed by the applicable code of conduct and professional practice rules.
Third party websites
EY Law may include links to third party websites and these third parties or other parties present on these websites may gather information about you. EY Law will not be responsible for the content of these websites or the actions of these third parties and other parties present on these websites. EY Law recommends that you read their policies on the use of personal data.
If you have any questions and/or comments on the use of your personal data on the EY Law website, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org