Privacy Policy

Grant Thornton in Ireland is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website.

This Privacy Statement sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us on our website will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our use of personal data. We may change our Privacy Statement at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit our website.

By continuing to use this website you accept and agree to this Privacy Statement as modified.

What personal data do we collect?
We log your Internet Protocol (IP) address in order to receive and send information from and to you over the internet.

When you visit our website, make an enquiry, order publications, complete forms or request more information, you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

How do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data to provide information to you or your organisation.

We may also use your personal data to carry out research about our visitors' and clients' demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to better understand our visitors, clients and potential clients. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated and anonymous basis.

When you give us personal data, that data may be sent electronically to servers anywhere in the world and may be used, stored and processed anywhere in the world. Other countries may not provide an adequate level of protection in relation to processing your personal data. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.

Whenever and wherever we collect, process or use personal data, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with our privacy policy.

To whom might we disclose your personal data?
We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs the data in order to fulfill your order(s) for our goods and services, or process any payment.

This may involve the transfer of Data to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Those countries may not provide an adequate level of protection in relation to processing your personal data. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.

We may pass your personal data to other Grant Thornton national firms or to our data processors.

Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal data unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so, by law, or where we need to do so in order to run our business (for instance where we outsource services or other people process data for us).

Retention of Personal Data
We will retain your personal data only for as long as necessary, for the purposes of providing services to you, informing you of products or services offered by us or as may be required by law.

Direct Marketing
You will be given an opportunity to determine whether your contact information may be utilised for direct marketing purposes. You may at any time request us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to do this, please contact Grant Thornton at 24-26 City Quay, Dublin 2 or at T 353 (0)1 6805 805, F 353 (0)1 6805 806 or E info@grantthornton.ie.

Cookies
Certain sections of the Grant Thornton web site use "cookies" to store user information. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address. Currently, websites use cookies to enhance the user's visit; in general, cookies can securely store a user's ID and password, personalise home pages and identify which parts of a website have been visited. Cookies help us streamline your visit to our website. We use cookies to study traffic patterns on our website so we can make the site even better.

Links
Our website contains links to other member firm websites, but this Privacy Statement applies only to personal data collected via the website of the Irish member firm of Grant Thornton International. It does not apply to specific member or correspondent firms practising under the Grant Thornton name. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy statement of other sites that collect or use personal data.

Security
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to protect your personal data from unauthorised access and use.  We will continue to revise and implement additional security measures as new technologies become available. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed as entirely secure, but we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.

Contacts
This is the website of the Irish member firm of Grant Thornton International. Grant Thornton International, a non-practising, non-trading international umbrella organisation that does not deliver services in its own name.

If you want to request any information about your personal data, please contact us.

Inaccuracies and Corrections
We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting us.