KBG Privacy Policy
Last Modified: January 2021

Introduction
At KBG, we take your privacy seriously. It is important that you know exactly what we do with personal information that you and others provide to us, why we gather it and what it means to you. This document is being provided to you in line with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Please take time to read this notice carefully.

This summary explains the most important aspects of how we use your information and what rights you have in relation to your personal information.

Throughout this document, “we”, “us’, “our” and “ours’ refer to KBG Accounting. KBG is strongly committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains what information about you we collect, why we collect it, how we use it and your legal rights.

Unless indicated otherwise, our Privacy Policy applies to all our website, domains, products, applications and services (the “Services”), regardless of how you access or use them, including through mobile devices. We will use your information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise stated when we ask you for information. Please read this Privacy Policy before using our Services or providing any information to us.

Our role


In circumstances where we decide how and why information is collected and processed, we are the controller of your information. For example, we are controller of information we process in connection with our events and marketing endeavors, business development and website enquiries. We will process such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws.

Where we act as your processor, we process your information on your behalf and in compliance with your lawful instructions, in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Generally speaking, this Privacy Policy does not apply to such processing.

Collection and use


Information we collect


We collect your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws. In the course of providing the Services, we collect the following information:

At registration and engagement - you provide us with information about you in the context of your engagement with us and your use of our Services. For example, you may provide us with information about your identity and your business.


For website enquiries – you provide us with information such as your name, title, company address, areas of interest, email address, and telephone and fax numbers, when you visit or use our website and enquire for further information.


At events and for marketing - you provide us with your information such as your name, place of work and contact details, when you sign up to or attend our events or otherwise engage with our business.


For support - you provide us with information by sending us emails via the contact form on our website. These messages will necessarily contain your email name and email address, as well as any additional information you may wish to include in the message.


When submitting a curriculum vitae (CV) – you provide us with certain information when you send us your CV and we can consider you for roles at KBG.


Automatically from your device – we automatically collect certain information from your browser or device when you use certain Services or read a message from us. For example, we collect data regarding the device you’re using, such as its unique identifier and operating system; logs will be recorded by our servers based on the information sent from your app or browser; and information may be recorded by cookies and similar technologies when you use the Services.

How we use your information


We use the information we have to help us operate, provide, improve, understand, customize, support, and market our Services. We use the information we have about you in the following ways and for the following purposes:

Providing the Services, for example assurance, tax or advisory services;


Maintaining and using relevant IT systems, in particular systems which we use to enable us deliver the Services;


Quality and risk management reviews, undertaken either by our regulators or internally by us for compliance purposes;


Communicating with you, including providing information about us and our range of services;


Analyzing request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve website navigation. When sending emails, we may carry out certain analytics on the messages sent, such as whether the message has been opened, how many times it has been opened, and your topic preferences;


With your permission, to contact you with information about KBG's business, services and events, and other information which may be of interest to you. You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by contacting us or clicking on the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in our messages; and


Legal obligations, such as to comply with any requirement of law, regulation, or a professional body of which we are a member.
We may also process, retain and share your information if we believe in good faith that it is reasonably necessary to protect the safety of any person, to address fraud, security or technical issues, to protect our rights or property, and/or to investigate or assist in preventing any violation or potential violation of the law or this Privacy Policy.

We do not collect or compile information for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes, or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Security


We recognize that your information is important to you and we take appropriate measures to protect your information while it is in our care. We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your information from unauthorized or unlawful disclosure, loss, misuse, alteration, destruction damage to such information.

Data retention


We retain your information only for as long as necessary in the context of the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Policy, such as to provide you with the Services. We are also required to retain your information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our Terms.

Restriction, Rectification and Deletion


You can request that we restrict, rectify or limit our processing of your information by contacting us. You can also request that we delete your information.

Complaints


We hope that you won’t ever need to, but if you do want to complain about our use of your information, please send an email with the details of your complaint to info@kbg.ie

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission (“DPC”), the Irish data protection regulator. For further information on your rights and how to complain to the DPC, please refer to the DPC website or contact the DPC using the following details:

Office of the Data Protection Commission

Canal House

Station Road

Portarlington

Co. Laois

R32 AP23

Ireland

Email: info@dataprotection.ie

 

Cookies

A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit our Site. We use a number of different cookies, including functional, performance, advertising, and social media or content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.

You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through such sites as www.allaboutcookies.org.

Changes to this Privacy Policy


We may amend or update our Privacy Policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. If we make material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will provide you with notice of amendments and update the “Last Modified” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Our contact information


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or how and why we process information, please contact us at:

18 Railway Road,

Cavan,

Ireland

H12 RW22