Privacy Policy 2018-04-05T08:46:37+00:00

Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy has been compiled to explain how CFE Tax Advisers (“we” or “us” or “our”) collects, uses, discloses and safeguards your information when users (“users” or “user” or “you”) visit our website www.taxadviserseurope.org. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not agree with the terms of this privacy policy, please do not access the site.

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

The information we may collect on the website includes:

Personal Data

Information that may identify you personally, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, place of residence or interests, which is voluntarily provided by you when you register with the website or choose to participate in activities related to the website, such as the message board or online chat. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however, refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the website.

Derivative Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access our website, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system and access times.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may use information collected about you via the website to create and manage your account, enable user-to-user communications, generate your personal profile for accessing the Members area of the website, notify you of updates to the website and send you a newsletter.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

By Law

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule or regulation.

Interaction on Website

If you interact with other users of the website, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including by sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users and the like.

Online Postings

When you post comments, contributions or other content to the website, your posts may be viewed by all users.

Other Third Parties

We may share your information with other third parties for the purposes of conducting general business analysis.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganise or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline to honour commitments made in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies on the website to help customise the website and improve your experience. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. When you access the website, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action can affect the availability and functionality of the website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

The website may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the website, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices of the third-party website, and should take steps necessary to protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy or security practices and policies of any third parties, including other websites, services or application that may be linked to or from our website.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We implement a variety of administrative, technical and physical security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Whilst we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorised parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Account Information

You may at any time review or change the information in your user account, and you can terminate your account by contacting us using the contact information provided in this Policy. Upon receipt of your request, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

E-mails and Communications

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, e-mails or other communications from us you can opt-out by contacting us using the information provided in this Policy. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, e-mails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

CFE Tax Advisers Europe

188 A, Avenue de Tervuren

Brussels, 1150

Belgium

Phone : +32 2 761 00 91

E-mail : info@taxadviserseurope.org