KPMG Digital Online Privacy Statement and Disclaimer
As your access and use of the KPMG Digital Website and KPMG Digital (the "Platform") automatically bind you to the following terms and conditions, please read them carefully. As used herein, the term "you" and "your" shall mean the user of this Platform.
I. KPMG Digital Organisational Statement
KPMG Digital Digital Solutions (Pty) Ltd is a South African Organisation and subsidiary of KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd, a member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”).
KPMG International is a non-operating Swiss association which provides no client services. The services described herein are provided by member firms. KPMG International and its legally distinct member firms are not, and nothing contained herein shall be construed to place the parties in the relationship of, parent, subsidiaries, agents, partners or joint venturers. No member firm is authorised to obligate KPMG International or any other member firm.
II. Legal Disclaimer
KPMG Digital believes that the responsible use of personal information collected on its Web Platforms is critical to its business objectives and reputation. As part of our commitment to privacy, we have adopted this Online Privacy Statement. The extent and type of information we receive from you on the Platform depends on the information you or your employer provide to us.
We only use your personally identifiable information to faciliate your use of the Platform.
We use the information you provide to personalise your online experience and to deliver the content most suited to your needs. The Platform also provides an opportunity for you to update your registration information and to configure your own privacy settings.
In addition, "cookies" (i.e. small text files placed on your computer when you first visit the Platform) are used on our Platform. Most browsers now recognise when a cookie is offered and permit you to refuse or accept it. If you are not sure whether your browser has this capability, you should check with the software manufacturer, your company's technology help desk or your Internet service provider.
Cookies are primarily used to enhance your online experience and are not used to track the navigational habits of identified visitors, unless we obtain your permission to do so. If you visit our Platform to access our services or content, much of the information we do collect is statistical only (e.g., the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our Platform, and the Internet address of the Web Platform from which you linked directly to our Platform) and not personally identifiable. We use this information about the number of visitors and their use of the Platform in aggregate form to make our Platform more useful and attractive to you.
The personal information you provide to us will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or as required by law. We do not share personal information with third parties except as necessary to carry out our business or as required by law or other legal processes, and we never sell your personal information. Furthermore, personal data collected by KPMG Digital may be transferred to other member firms of KPMG Digital International where it is necessary to meet the purpose for which you have submitted the information. By submitting data electronically through the Platform, you are providing explicit consent to trans-border transmission of data collected via our Platform.
In addition, we have technological and operational security policies and procedures in place to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or unintentional destruction. Our personnel who have access to the data have been trained to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
KPMG Digital understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an online environment. Our Platform is not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 13 years. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.