We (“PwC”, “us”, or “our”) are strongly committed to protecting personal data. When using personal data our policy is to be transparent about why and how we process personal data.
We may use personal data provided to us for purposes described in particular sections of this document or as otherwise stated at the start of processing your personal data.
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable living person.
PwC processes personal data for numerous purposes, and the means of collection, lawful basis of processing, data recipients, and retention periods for each purpose may differ. You can find specific information in proper sections.
We take the security of all the data we hold very seriously. We adhere to internationally recognised security standards and our information security management system relating to client confidential data is independently certified as complying with the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001: 2013.
We have a framework of policies, procedures and training in place covering data protection, confidentiality and security and regularly review the appropriateness of the measures we have in place to keep the data we hold secured.
Collection of personal data
Visitors to our websites are in control of the personal information they provide to us. To a limited extent, we may collect personal information automatically through cookies on these websites. Please see the Cookies section below for more information.
We receive the following personal information from visitors to our websites: name, job title, company address, email address and phone number (for example, if a person subscribes to our newsletter). Visitors can also send us an email via the website. Such emails include the username and email address you set, and any additional information you wish to include in the email.
We ask that you do not provide information on special categories of personal data (such as information on race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, information relating to physical or mental health, genetic data, biometric data, information on sex life or sexual orientation and criminal history) through the websites.
If you provide such information for any reason, it will constitute your express consent to our collection and use of such information as set out herein or as set out where the information is disclosed.
Before registering on our site, you must accept the operation of cookies. If you deactivate these cookies, other features of the site may not function properly. Once you have finished visiting the site, you can delete cookies from your "browsing history" (cache memory).
You can find more information about this on our cookies page.
Use of personal data
Where a visitor provides us with personal information, we will use it for the purposes for which it was provided to us, as set out below:
- registration in certain areas of the site that require access authorisation;
- signing up to receive information (newsletter);
- to distribute publications/materials;
- to send you a reply to your request;
- administering and managing our site, including confirming and certifying your identity and preventing unauthorised access to restricted sections, premium content or other services available only to registered users;
- and aggregating data to analyse and improve the operation of the website.
Unless otherwise indicated, we may also use data to contact you to provide information about PwC's activities, services and events, and other information that may be of interest to you. You may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by contacting us in accordance with the "Cancellation of subscription" section below.
We do not collect or aggregate personal information on our sites for the purpose of transferring or selling it to third parties for marketing purposes, nor do we send messages on behalf of third parties. In the event that such information may be given to a company other than a PwC network company, the visitor must first give consent.
Cancellation of subscription
If visitors choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or registrations, we will provide instructions, either on the relevant website or in communications to our visitors, or via email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data controller and contact information
PwC Advisory spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością sp.k. or such PwC member firm, listed under this link, that is a contracting party for the purposes of providing or receiving services or the entity you have contacted or which contacts you will be the controller of your personal data.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement or how and why we process personal data, please contact us at:
PwC Advisory spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością sp.k.
Polna 11 Street, 00-633 Warsaw, Poland
Phone: +48 22 746 4000
Legal basis for processing
Legal bases for each processing activity might be different, depending on the purpose of processing personal data. That is why they are specified in the relevant sections.
When and how we share personal data and locations of processing
We will only share personal data with others when we are legally permitted to do so. When we share data with other recipients, we put arrangements and security mechanisms in place to protect the data and to comply with our data protection, confidentiality and security standards.
We are part of a global network of firms and in common with other professional service providers, we use third parties located in other countries to help us run our business. As a result, personal data may be transferred outside the countries where we and our clients are located.
When we use third parties, personal data may be processed in countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") to countries that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal data.
We have taken steps to ensure all personal data is provided with adequate protection and that all transfers of personal data outside the EEA are done lawfully.
Every firm which is a member of PricewaterhouseCoopers Network implemented a unified personal data protection standard - Network Data Protection Programme (NDPP).
Our vendors which provide services for us (e.g. business applications) are verified before establishing cooperation with us in terms of the appropriate level of data security. List of our key vendors, which process personal data on behalf of us is available here.
Individuals’ rights and how to exercise them
Individuals have certain rights over their personal data and data controllers are responsible for fulfilling these rights. Where we decide how and why personal data is processed, we are a data controller and we are responsible for exercising data subjects rights. Every section includes further information about the rights that individuals have and how to exercise them.
We hope that you won’t ever need to, but if you do want to complain about our use of personal data, please send an email with the details of your complaint to email@example.com. We will look into and respond to any complaints we receive. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authority - Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Danych Osobowych.
Changes to this privacy statement
We recognise that transparency is an ongoing responsibility so we will keep this privacy statement under regular review. This privacy statement was last updated on 14.12.2018.