Collecting personal information: By using this site you agree that PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd may collect personal information for a range of business purposes as set out in this statement. We collect personal information relating to individuals and organisations which include but is not limited to information such as names, email addresses and designations.
How we process personal information The purposes for processing personal information mainly include:
Providing services in our international network of firms;
Responding to requests;
Maintaining the client relationship;
Notifying clients of our product offerings and developments;
Reporting and management; and
Any legitimate business purpose.
We may use personal information to market our services, including by email. However, individuals always have the opportunity to elect not to receive further marketing information from us by contacting your PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd representative. Where we process personal information in ways other than as stated in this policy, we will ensure we do so pursuant to the requirements of relevant Data Protection Laws.
Disclosure of personal information PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd does not disclose personal information unless:
-Required by law;
-Permitted by this statement;
-We believe it is necessary to provide you with a product or service which you have requested or are contracted to;
-To protect the rights, property or personal safety of any member of the public or a client of PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd or the interests of PwC Research;
-Some or all of the assets or operations of PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd are or may be transferred to another party as part of the sale of some or all of PwC Research’s business; or
-We have your consent.
We may also share non-personal, de-identified and aggregated information for research or promotional purposes.
Transfer of information cross border As part of a global network of PwC firms, PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd exchanges information, including personal information, between its offices in the global network. As a result, we may transfer personal information cross border to countries with differing privacy protection levels. PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd may also use overseas facilities or contractors to process or back-up its information or to provide certain services to PwC Research. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to our overseas facilities or contractors for these purposes. However, any such transfer of information does not change any of our commitments to safeguard your privacy and the information remains subject to existing confidentiality obligations.
Links to external websites Because PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd wants your website experience to be as informative and resourceful as possible, we provide a number of links to websites operated by third parties. PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of those sites. We encourage you to review each website's Privacy Statement, especially if you intend to disclose any personal information via that site. A link to another non- PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd website is not an express or implied endorsement, promotion or warranty of the products or services offered by or accessible through that site or advertised on that site.
Security of personal information PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd will comply with applicable Data Protection Laws when securing personal information. You will inform your PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd representative of any change in your personal information to enable us to keep your personal information updated.
Access to information Upon your request and as permitted by relevant laws we will provide access to your personal information subject to applicable laws.
Corrections and concerns If you believe that information we hold about you is incorrect or out of date, or if you have concerns about how we are handling your personal information, please contact your PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd representative and we will try to resolve those concerns.
If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Statement, or you have a complaint, please contact your PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd representative. PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd operates in a dynamic business environment. Over time, aspects of our business may change as we respond to changing market conditions. This may require our policies to reviewed and revised. PwC Research Services (Pty) Ltd reserves the right to change its Privacy Statement at any time and notify you by posting an updated version of the policy on this website. The amended policy will prevail between us.