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Privacy

PRIVACY STATEMENT
Last revised
: 30 June 2014

Introduction
Deloitte.com is comprised of various individual global, country, regional, or practice specific websites, each of which is provided by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited ("DTTL") or one of its member firms or their related entities (collectively, the "Deloitte Network"). These individual websites are designated in the upper right-hand corner of each webpage. This privacy statement applies only to the specific webpages of deloitte.com designated as [Name of country, region, or practice identified in upper right-hand directory] in the upper right-hand corner, which are referred to below as "this Website".

Deloitte Canada which is the DTTL member firm in Canada (also referred to below as “we”, “us” or “our”) is a privacy conscious global organization. We are the entity within the Deloitte Network that is providing this Website and this privacy statement explains how we protect visitors’ information gathered via this Website.

DTTL (also referred to below as “we”, “us” or “our”) is a privacy conscious global organization. This Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors’ information gathered via this Website.

By using this Website you are agreeing to the use of your information as described in this privacy statement.

Please note that the other country, regional and practice specific websites contained within deloitte.com are provided by other entities within the Deloitte Network and are not provided by us. Such websites, as well as other websites that may be linked to this Website, are not governed by this privacy statement. We encourage visitors to review each of these other website's privacy statements before disclosing any personal information.

This privacy statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by privacy statements that are specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment). For more detail about the online recruitment process, please review the specific statement governing that area.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact webmaster services using the Contact us link.

Information collection
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the Website. This Website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers.

We also collect information from you to administer events, surveys and the Alumni Directory. We may also store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Log information, cookies and web beacons
This site collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times, and referring website addresses. To ensure that this Website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service providers may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser), or Web beacons (electronic images that allow this Website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our cookie notice.

Information use
At times, you may provide personal information via this site, for example, to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest such as the Alumni Directory. In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customize and improve this Website and related events, programs and services offered to you. Survey information may also be used to analyze issues and topics related to Deloitte, the market or the individual respondent.

With your consent, we may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by us or other members of the Deloitte Network that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also contact you to seek feedback on our services or for market or other research purposes.  Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your provision of personal information via this Website at unsubscribe@deloitte.ca

Disclosure of information to third parties
We may provide your personal information to other entities within the Deloitte Network in order to provide you with information that could be of interest to you and conduct market or other research. Personal information may also be disclosed to other entities within the Deloitte Network and other third parties in order to respond to your requests or inquiries, as part of a corporate transaction such as a sale, divestiture, reorganization, merger or acquisition, or where those parties handle information on our behalf.

All of these disclosures may involve the transfer of personal information to countries or regions without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your area of residence.

Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests.

By providing information through this Website, you are consenting to the disclosures described above.

Blogs, forums, wikis and other social media
This Website may host various blogs, forums, wikis, and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively “Social Media Applications”). Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’s use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.

Access to information
Visitors who would like to request access to their information, to update their details, or unsubscribe from communications should contact webmaster services using the Contact us link. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Information safeguarding
We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Email preferences
Deloitte provides a newsletter subscription feature on our web site to make it easy for clients, alumni and others to request and receive information of interest to them on a regular basis. To administer this newsletter subscription feature we collect your name, email, province/territory and a password, which you may choose to create.

Your information is password-protected and can only be accessed and updated by you and Deloitte’s subscription administrators.

Your newsletter subscription may be delivered with the assistance of service providers, which may be located in Canada or in other countries. Deloitte takes steps to protect personal information when it works with business partners and service providers. Please note that forwarding email newsletters may generate identifying information about the recipient to Deloitte, although Deloitte does not use the information for any purpose.

Please visit our email preferences page.

Changes to our privacy statement
We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page, and such modified or amended privacy statement shall be effective as to you and your information as of that revision date. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

Children's privacy protection
We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors' questions
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website, please direct them to webmaster services using the contact us link.

To remove your name from our mailing lists, email us at unsubscribe@deloitte.ca

To request the information Deloitte has about you, inquire or complain about our privacy practices, please contact:

Privacy Office
Deloitte LLP
2 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 3G7
Canada
privacyoffice@deloitte.ca