BDO Malaysia Privacy Statement
BDO Malaysia and its group of entities are members of the BDO international network.
BDO is an international network of independent public accounting, tax and advisory firms (the “BDO network”), which deliver professional services under the BDO name (the “BDO member firms”). BDO International Limited (“BDOI”) is a UK company limited by guarantee. It is the governing entity of the BDO network.
BDOI and each of its member firms are separate legal entities and have no liability for each other such entity's acts or omissions. Nothing in the arrangements or rules of the BDO network shall constitute or imply an agency relationship or a partnership between BDOI and the member firms.
This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) applies only to the www.bdo.my web site (or the “web site”), which is provided by BDO Malaysia (also referred to below as “we”, “us”, “our” or “BDOMY”) and not to the various separate web sites for each location where BDO is present to which the BDO Malaysia website redirects you.
By using BDO.my and submitting any personal information to us, you agree to the use by us of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.
Consent to Processing
By providing any personal information to this web site, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the transfer of such personal information, and the collection and processing of such personal information provided, to the extent permitted in this Privacy Statement.
Please note that the other country or specific websites contained within the www.bdo.global website, to which you may be directed by the www.bdo.my website, are provided by the applicable BDO member firms or related entities managing them and are not the responsibility of BDOMY. Such websites, as well as other websites that may be linked to this web site, are not governed by this Privacy Statement. We encourage visitors to review the privacy statements of each of these other web sites before disclosing any personal information.
What personal information do you collect when I visit BDO.my?
We do not require registration for access to BDO.my, but if you participate in any of the activities or services offered by BDO.my, we will collect the personal information that we need in order to provide you with those services, which includes but are not limited to your name, title, job title, identity card number/passport number, date of birth, occupation, gender, education, address, email address, employer's name, telephone number, bank account details, membership of professional bodies, and image (photograph).
We do not collect sensitive personal information from you from BDO.my. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; physical or mental health; sexual orientation or criminal record. Where you provide sensitive personal information to us voluntarily we will assume that we have your explicit consent to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
At the Careers section of BDO.my, your continued use of the website in uploading your personal data/curriculum vitae, is taken to mean that you have granted your explicit consent to BDO on the use of your personal data to process your application.
When you visit this web site, we may collect technical information such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, details of the pages you visit on BDO.my, other pages you visit on the Web, and which browser you used to view BDO.my.
When do you collect personal information through BDO.my?
We collect personal information from you in the following circumstances:
- when you subscribe to any of our insights
- when you register to attend an event
- when you enter a discussion forum
- when you contact us to request further information
- when you apply to us for a job/internship
- when you communicate with us if we require further information
We collect the minimum amount of information to enable us to deal with your request. We will indicate where the provision of information is voluntary or compulsory. We would normally only request additional information to enable us to provide the most appropriate response to your request.
How do you use my personal information?
We only use the personal information that you provide to deal with your request, and to manage BDO.my and the services that we offer to you via BDO.my as described in this Privacy Statement.
When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, there will be the option to receive other information that may be of interest.
You have the right to request access to the personal information, that you have submitted through BDO.my, update or correct your details, opt out of receiving other information from BDO or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will treat all such requests in accordance with applicable local law and standards.
If you would like to opt not to receive communication e-mail from us in the future, you may let us know by sending us an e-mail to email@example.com stating the e-mail address you wish to be removed from our mailing list. However, your option not to receive communication e-mail shall not preclude us from corresponding with you, by e-mail or otherwise, regarding your existing relationship with us.
Will you provide my information to a third party?
We may contract with other companies or individuals to deal with your enquiry or to otherwise operate this web site or our business activities. We may give such companies access to your personal information in connection with those purposes on our behalf. We may also share your personal information with other member firms within the BDO network provided that this is consistent with the basis on which we have collected your personal information.
From time to time, we may disclose personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
We do not provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes and we do not undertake mailings for third parties.
We may, as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, reorganization or liquidation of our company (a "Reorganization Event"), transfer, sell or assign your personal information to third parties involved in the Reorganization Event.
How long do you keep my information?
We keep your Information only for the period required for fulfilling your request and will delete it in accordance with our data retention policies.
Is my information secure?
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We require all employees and principals to keep personal information confidential, and only authorised personnel have access to this information.
You acknowledge that in order to provide services to you via BDO.my we may need to transfer your personal information outside Malaysia, to countries that may not provide a level of protection of personal information that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under Malaysian data protection legislation. Whenever your personal information is transferred internationally, we will take appropriate steps to ensure its security and confidentiality in accordance with applicable data protection law.
Updating this Privacy Statement
We may modify or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You will be able to see when we last updated the Privacy Statement because we will include a “Last modified” date at the top/bottom of this statement. Changes and additions to this Privacy Statement are effective from the date on which they are posted. Please review this Privacy Statement from time to time to check whether we have made any changes to the way in which we use your personal information.
If you have any concerns about the way in which we handle your personal information or questions about this Privacy Statement you can contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last modified on 31 May 2021