BDO Armenia CJSC, BDO Advisory CJSC, BDO Accounting, Tax and Legal CJSC (hereinafter “BDO in Armenia”) are members of BDO International Ltd, a UK company limited by guarantee, and form part of the worldwide network of independent legal entities, each of which provides professional services under the name “BDO”.
BDO is an international network of independent public accounting, tax and advisory firms (the “BDO network”), which perform professional services under the name of BDO (the “BDO member firms”). BDO International Limited (“BDOI”) is a UK company limited by guarantee. It is the governing entity of the BDO network.
Each of BDOI and the member firms is a separate legal entity and has no liability for another 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.bdoarmenia.am website (or the “website”) which is provided by BDO in Armenia (also referred below as “we”, “us”. “our” or “BDO”) and not to the various separate websites as per each location where BDO is present it redirects you to.
Please note that the other country or specific websites contained within www.bdoarmenia.am are provided by the applicable BDO member firms or related entities managing them and are not the responsibility of BDO. 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 information.
BDO in Armenia`s legal and actual address is 23/6, Davit Anhaght St., 5th Floor,
Office 7, Yerevan 0069, Armenia.
What personal information do you collect when I visit www.bdoarmenia.am ?
We do not require registration for access to www.bdoarmenia.am, but if you participate in any of the activities or services offered by www.bdoarmenia.am, we will collect the personal information that we need in order to provide you with those services. Failure to provide the information that we require in order to complete the registration may prevent or delay the provision of any services to you.
The categories of information that we collect from you are:
- First name, last name, email, address, city/state, postal code, contact number and the name of the organization you represent.
- Information relating to the services we provide such as details of your requests, queries or complaints.
When you visit this website, we may collect technical information such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, details of the pages you visit on www.bdoarmenia.am, other pages you visit on the Web, and which browser you used to view www.bdoarmenia.am.
This website collects standard internet log and technical data to measure and improve the effectiveness of this website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this website, to see where website traffic is coming from and to identify our users. We may also collect other information via www.bdoarmenia.am, such as website usage activity and preferences, also known as demographic or profile data. In this connection we may use “cookies” to collect this information. For more information see our Cookies Policy.
When do you collect personal information through www.bdoarmenia.am?
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 contact us to request further information.
We collect the minimum amount of information to enable us to deal with your request or to provide a service to you. 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.
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, subject to Armenian law. These include the following rights:
- Receive information on your personal data, its processing activities, grounds and purposes of such processing, scope of the persons with whom your personal data is shared.
- Right to require from us to rectify, block or destruct your personal data, where personal data is incomplete or inaccurate or outdated, or has been obtained unlawfully, or unnecessary for achieving the declared purpose of processing the personal data.
- In case of doubts whether the personal data has been blocked or destroyed after your request, you have the right to refer the case to the Personal Data Protection Agency of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia to verify compliance with the request.
You may exercise these rights by e-mailing [email protected] . We will treat all such requests in accordance with Armenian law, and within timeframes specified by the Armenian law.
If you would like to opt not to receive promotional or marketing e-mail from us in the future, you may let us know by sending us an email to [email protected] stating the email address you wish to be removed from our mailing list. However, your option not to receive promotional and marketing e-mail shall not preclude us from corresponding with you by email or otherwise, regarding your existing relationships with us.
Will you provide my information to a third party?
We may contract with other companies or individuals to deal with your enquiry. 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 (e.g., for the purposes of customer insights or services optimization) provided that this is consistent with the basis on which we have collected your personal information.
How do you use my personal information?
We use your personal information to:
- Identify you when you request information from us.
- Verify your identity when you “contact us”.
- Communicate with you with respect to the services and information that we provide.
- Contact you with marketing and offers relating to products and services offered by us, unless you have opted out of marketing.
- personalize the marketing messages that we send to you to make them more relevant and interesting by analyzing details of the services and information that you are receiving, and your transaction history, to make suggestions for other information that may be of interest
How long do you keep my information?
We will keep your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you. Once our relationship with you has come to an end, we will retain your personal information for a period of time that enables us to: maintain our business records for analysis and/or audit purposes; comply with record retention requirements under the law; defend or bring any legal claims; and deal with any complaints.
Is my information secure?
We have implemented generally accepted standard 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 authorized personnel have access to this information.
In order to provide services to you via www.bdoarmenia.am we may need to transfer your personal information outside of the Republic of Armenia that may not provide a level of protection of personal information that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under the Law of the Republic of Armenia on Protection of Personal Data. Whenever the personal information is transferred internationally, we will seek your consent for such transfer where requested by the law, and/or in cases of transfer to countries which may not provide a level of protection of personal information equivalent to that afforded under Armenian law, we will take all necessary measures to receive your consent and an approval for such transfer from the Personal Data Protection Agency of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia.
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 revision date. Changes and additions to this Privacy Statement are effective from the date on which there are posted.
If you have concerns about the way in which we handle your personal information, you can contact Personal Data Protection Agency of the Ministry of Justice of Republic of Armenia.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement you can contact us via email [email protected] or using the contact us link.
Last modified on 14 June 2021.
This web site is intended to provide general information on the BDO Armenia CJSC, BDO Accounting Tax and Legal CJSC and BDO Advisory CJSC (hereinafter BDO in Armenia) network and the professional services and solutions provided by the BDO in Armenia.
We gather information from users of this web site automatically and when you decide to provide us with information, for example, when you complete a form on BDO in Armenia`s website. This information is treated with confidence, and is only used by BDO in Armenia as per the terms of the Privacy Statement.
We may use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you.
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a web site or application. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the web site or application on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like personalised details or user preferences. Cookies do not damage your system. You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent.
BDO in Armenia does not share this data with third parties. Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name or address, they simply just enable us to see behavior on the web site to help us improve your experience. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from BDO in Armenia website or any other web site, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
How to control my cookies
There are various ways that you can control and manage your cookies which are discussed in a bit more detail below. Please remember that any settings you change will not just affect BDO in Armenia`s website cookies. These changes will apply to all web sites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from particular web sites).
Managing cookies in my browser
Most modern browsers will allow you to:
· See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis
· Block third party cookies
· Block cookies from particular web sites
· Block all cookies from being set
· Delete all cookies when you close your browser
You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. This includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many web sites will not work properly and some functionality on these web sites will not work at all.
Managing analytics cookies
It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within web sites recorded by analytics cookies. BDO in Armenia`s website uses Google Analytics and you can opt out of their cookies by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Please note that this will take you to Google Analytic’s web site and generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by those third parties.
Further information about cookies and how to manage them
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org*
*Please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external web sites.