• BDO Francophone West Africa - Privacy Policy

BDO Francophone West Africa - Privacy Policy

BDO attaches particular importance to user privacy.

This privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") describes BDO policy for the collection and processing of personal data about users of www.bdo-fwa.com (hereinafter the "Site"). BDO is committed to processing personal data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, this Privacy Policy, and in accordance with user consent.

Collected data

You can visit our Site to obtain information about BDO and its services, without having to provide any personal data.

You can decide to give us personal data such as your name, first name, postal code, e-mail, telephone by contacting us directly by e-mail or via the contact form, by subscribing to our news, by applying for a job on our Site, by submitting an unsolicited application to join BDO or by requesting access to the customer area.

This personal information is provided to us on a voluntary basis and is not necessary for you to use our Site.

We also collect your IP address and information through the use of cookies placed on our Site.

Your IP address is recorded for the purpose of compiling statistical data on user use and browsing on the Site, in order to better evaluate and improve our Site. BDO does not use your IP address to personally identify you.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file made up of letters and numbers and installed in your browser or on your computer's hard drive by the websites you visit.

The Site uses the following two types of cookies:

Cookies strictly necessary: they are essential to allow access to your customer space and to keep in memory the language you prefer.

Google Analytics Cookies: These are used to collect information about your use of the Site, such as pages viewed or error messages. These cookies are only used for statistical analysis purposes to improve the content of our Site. They do not collect any personally identifiable information and the information is not used for marketing purposes. Google is responsible for managing these cookies and is not authorised to use the information collected for purposes other than those specified above.

Only the use of Google Analytics cookies requires your prior consent.

By continuing to use our Site, you consent to the placement of Google Analytics cookies on your computer to analyze how you use the Site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies linked to our Site, you may delete or refuse them or simply stop using the Site.

Delete and refuse cookies

If you prevent the use of cookies, your use of the Site may be impaired.

Changing your cookie settings

You can change your cookie settings by going to the "Options" or "Preferences" menu in your browser. The following links may be useful:

If you have not set your browser to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our Site.

Browser add-on for Google Analytics deactivation

Google has developed a browser add-on for disabling Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js). If you want to disable Google Analytics, you can download and install this module for your browser by clicking here.

For more information about Google Analytical Cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policies:

Withdrawing your consent

If after giving your consent to the placement of cookies you wish to withdraw, you will need to use your browser settings to delete or refuse cookies.

Use and sharing of personal data

The data collected is only used to manage and improve the Site, to provide you with the services you have subscribed to and to respond to your requests. BDO is the sole owner of the data we collect. These are neither sold, nor communicated, nor transmitted to third parties, except in the cases covered by the present.

With your prior consent, BDO may also send you information about its services and/or news.

BDO may use third parties to obtain certain technical services for the management of the Site and these third parties may in certain cases receive data concerning you. BDO requires each of these third parties to maintain the confidentiality of the personal data provided and not to use this information for any purpose other than to perform the service for BDO.

Data retention period

BDO will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary to provide its services to you.

Data collected automatically through cookies may not be stored for more than two years.

Consent

By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described above. If this Privacy Policy changes, we will provide the most recent update.

Right of access, rectification and opposition

You may at any time request a copy of the personal data concerning you and correct any erroneous information concerning you. These rights can be exercised by contacting technical@bdo-fwa.com.

You may also, for legitimate reasons, object to the processing of your personal data by contacting the above address.

Security

The site is protected by physical, administrative and technical measures put in place to maintain the security, confidentiality and integrity of the data collected by BDO.

However, BDO reminds site users that it is impossible to guarantee the absolute security of data transmissions over the Internet. Consequently, BDO cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted over the Internet.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy and the personal data above, please contact us at technical@bdo-fwa.com.