This policy was last updated in June 2017

Introduction
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ site (the “Site”)  is an offering of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the US firm of the PricewaterhouseCoopers global network of firms.

PwC is strongly committed to protecting your personal information. This privacy statement explains how we treat your personal information when you use the Site. By using the Site and submitting any personal information, you agree to the terms of this statement.

‘PwC,’ ‘we’ and ‘us’ refer to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the US member firm of the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) global network of member firms. Each PricewaterhouseCoopers member firm is a separate legal entity. For further details, please see www.pwc.com/structure.

Data collection
We collect personal information voluntarily provided by you when emailing the Site administrators, which could include including name, email address and phone number. We also collect information about your device, browser, IP address and location when using the Site.

PwC does not intend to collect sensitive personal information about you through the Site. Sensitive personal information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record.

If you provide sensitive personal information to PwC through the Site, you do so voluntarily and PwC accepts your consent for us to collect, store and use your sensitive personal information in the same ways as other personal information we collect.

If you believe the Site has collected excessive information, we encourage you to contact Idalia Hill at mailt to raise your concerns.

Use of data
The primary purpose(s) for which PwC collects your personal information on the Site and for which PwC may use it is/are: respond to any inquiries you make through the “contact us” function. Other purposes for which PwC may use your personal information are: 

  • To operate, administer, manage and improve the Site and the user experience
  • To monitor activity on the Site for security-related purposes and to check compliance with applicable obligations, laws, professional standards and PwC policies and guidance
  • To conduct data analysis regarding the performance and use of the Site and the demographics of its users for use by PwC
  • To conduct quality and risk management reviews.

The Site does not intend to collect or compile personal information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Cookies and log files
Cookies may be used on some pages of the Site. “Cookies” are small text files placed on your device that assist us in providing a more customized website experience. For example, a cookie can be used to store registration information in an area of the site so that a user does not need to re-enter it on subsequent visits to that area. It is PwC’s policy to use cookies to make navigation of our websites easier for visitors and to facilitate efficient registration procedures. Site statistics are compiled by third parties and therefore your IP address will be passed to third parties for statistical reporting only.

If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. In most cases, a visitor may refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our website; however, other functionality in the site may be impaired. After termination of the visit to our site, you can always delete the cookie from your system if you wish.

In order to properly manage our website, we may anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. This is to ensure that our website presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.

Further information about cookies used on the Site is available here:

More information on Cloudflare cookie information click here
More information on Google Analytics cookie information click here.

Disclosure
Personal information collected by PwC may be transferred or disclosed to third party contractors, subcontractors, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or other PwC firms for the purposes set out in this statement and for the administration of our site and/or other internal, administrative purposes. Personal information may also be transferred to third party service providers of identity management, website hosting and management, data analysis, data back up, security and storage services. As a result, your personal information may also be transferred outside the country where you are located. By submitting personal information through this site, you are providing explicit consent to the transfer of such information for the fulfillment of your voluntary requests or otherwise as set out in the ‘Use of data’ section.

It is PwC’s policy to disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:

  • As required by applicable law, statute, rule, regulation or professional standard, or through subpoena, search warrant or other legal process
  • For regulatory compliance purposes
  • When explicitly requested by a user
  • Or otherwise as set out in this statement.

Access
PwC is committed to providing reasonable and practical access to users to allow them the opportunity to identify and correct the accuracy of personal information previously submitted to PwC. When personal information is retained, PwC assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information once a user has submitted and verified the data. PwC does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if PwC is informed that any personal information collected through the Site is no longer accurate, PwC will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information that you provide.

If you would like to exercise your rights under applicable law to obtain details of personal information PwC holds about you, or to correct that information, please contact Idalia Hill at [email protected]. You can also contact Idalia Hill at [email protected] if you have a complaint about PwC’s handling of your personal information.

Retention
PwC will retain your personal information for as long as is required for any of the purposes described above, or longer if required by applicable law or regulation. 

Children
PwC understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The PwC site covered by this privacy statement is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 13 years. It is PwC’s policy never to knowingly collect or maintain personal information about children under the age of 13.

Security
PwC has put in place appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or destruction, including unauthorized, accidental or unlawful disclosure or processing of your personal information. Only authorized personnel are provided access to personal information and these employees have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of this information.

Modifications
PwC may update this statement at any time by publishing an updated version here. You can access the most current version of this privacy statement at any time on this site.

 

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