In this Policy, when we refer to Augé ACCOUNTANTS or “we”, “us” or “our”, we are referring to the Augé Grup, S.L., as well as other companies and entities associated with us.
We may amend this Policy at any time by modifying this page. Although we are likely to notify you of any relevant changes to this policy, you are expected to check this page from time to time to take note of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.
The information we collect and where we get it
“Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify you, or that we may associate with you, and that we have in our possession or under our control. We will collect and process the following personal information about you:
Information that you provide us with:
When carrying out our activity as accounting advisors, we will process the personal information you provide us with, even when you send us an email or communicate with us through different channels, as follows:
- Registration on our website to receive services: when you register to receive newsletters, seminars, conferences or events, or to receive our legal services, or when you contact us for inquiries or to respond to our communications, the personal information you provide may include your full name, title, telephone number, email address and content, the date and time of your correspondence by email, and information about your employer or your company.
- In relation to the provisioning of accounting services: if you are a client of Augé ACCOUNTANTS, you will provide us with personal information when you or the company you represent becomes a client. If you are not a client, we may collect or receive your personal information because you are involved in one of our client’s affairs.
- Job application: when you apply for a job with us, you will probably provide us with your full name, date of birth, nationality, studies and experience, gender, your CV, photo, passport information, marital status, address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and other details included on your application.
Information we collect about you in other ways
We will also collect information when you use our services or when we interact with you in other ways. We use different technologies to collect and store information when you visit our websites. For technical purposes, but without including personal information, we can, for example, collect information about the type of device you use to access the websites, your IP address, your geographic location, your computer’s operating system and version, your browser type, the content you see and the functions you access on our websites, and the web pages and the search terms you use on our websites.
Information we obtain from other sources
- If you apply for a job with us, we may collect personal information related your to previous employment, experience and studies, third party opinions about you, and your employment history and other details about you, which will be provided by a third party that provides background analysis services for us.
- If we collect or receive your personal information in the context of our provisioning of legal services, we may receive information from third parties, such as your employer, other parties relevant to the services we provide (for example, counterparties in transactions) and others, such as regulators and authorities. This information could include your name, contact details, employment details, and other information relevant to the legal services we provide our client.
How we use the information that we collect
We can do the following with your personal information:
- Use it to provide the client in question with accounting services.
- Use it to carry out marketing and business development activities in relation to our accounting services. This may include sending newsletters, accounting updates, marketing communications and other information that may be of interest to you.
- When you have applied for a job with us, to review and process your job application.
- To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
- Use it to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or in legal proceedings.
- For technical purposes, to record and monitor your use of our websites or other online services for commercial purposes, which may include usage analysis, the measurement of the website’s performance, and the generation of marketing reports.
- Use it for our legitimate business interests, such as conducting business research and analysis, and managing the operation of our websites and our business.
- Use it to study any claim or query you may have, and
- Use it to prevent and respond to actual or potential fraud or illegal activities.
In addition, we may collate, process and share statistics based on an aggregation of information we have, provided that no individual is identified from the resulting analysis; and that the collection, processing and dissemination of such information is permitted by law.
Reasons to use your personal information
We process your personal information based on the following legal grounds:
- Consent: we may need your consent to use your personal information. You may withdraw your consent by contacting us (see below).
- Execution of a contract: we may need to collect and use your personal information to enter into a contract with you or to fulfil our obligations under a contract with you.
- Legitimate interest: We may use your personal information for our legitimate interests, some examples of which are mentioned above.
- Compliance with the law or regulations: We may use your personal information as necessary to comply with applicable laws/regulations.
How we share information with third parties
We share personal information with our international offices and the various companies and entities that make up our international network. As a result, your personal information may be transferred to locations outside of Europe and within it for the purposes described above.
We may also share your personal information outside the Firm. This may include:
- External agents/suppliers or contractors, subject to confidentiality obligations, in relation to the processing of your personal information for the purposes described in this Policy. This may include, among others, IT and communication service providers.
- Third parties relevant to the accounting services we provide. This may include, among others, counterparties in transactions or litigation, other professional service providers, regulators, authorities, government institutions and stock exchanges.
- To the extent required by law, regulations, or a court order, for example, if we have a duty to disclose your personal information to comply with a legal obligation.
- When we transfer your personal information outside of Europe, we will ensure that it is protected and transferred in a manner consistent with the legal requirements applicable to the information. This can be done in different ways, for example:
- The country to which we send personal information can be approved by the European Commission
- The recipient may have signed a contract based on “standard contractual clauses” approved by the European Commission, forcing them to protect your personal information; or
- When the recipient is in the US they may be a certified member of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.
- Under other circumstances, the law may allow us to transfer your personal information outside of Europe. However, in all cases, any transfer of your personal information will be done complying with the applicable data protection law.
You may obtain more details about the protection granted your personal information when it is transferred outside Europe (including a sample copy of the standard contractual clauses) by contacting us using the details indicated below.
Storage of your information and information security
The period for which we store your personal information will vary and depend mainly on:
- The purpose for which we are using your personal information; we will need to keep the information as long as necessary for the purpose in question, and
- Legal obligations: laws or regulations may stipulate a minimum period for which we have to keep your personal information.
- We will ensure that the personal information we have is subject to the appropriate security measures.
Your decisions and rights
You have a series of legal rights in relation to the personal information we have about you, and you may exercise your rights by contacting us using the details found below.
These rights include:
- To obtain information about the processing of your personal information and access to the personal information we have about you.
- Please note that there may be circumstances under which we have the right to refuse requests for access to copies of personal information. Specifically, information that is subject to legal professional secrecy will only be shared with our client and as authorised by him.
- To request that we correct your personal information if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- To request that we erase your personal information under certain circumstances. Please note that there may be circumstances under which you ask us to delete your personal information, but we have the legal right to keep it.
- To object and request that we restrict the processing of your personal information under certain circumstances. Again, there may be circumstances under which you object, or request that we restrict the processing of your personal information, but we have the legal right to refuse to do so.
- Under some circumstances, to receive personal information in a format that is structured, commonly used and machine readable, and/or request that we transmit that information to a third party when this is technically feasible. Please note that this right only applies to the personal information you have provided us.
- To withdraw your consent, although under certain circumstances it may be legal for us to continue the processing without your consent if we have another legitimate reason (other than consent) to do so.
- To file a claim with the relevant data protection authority if you believe we have violated any of your rights.
- We may, upon request, inform you which data protection authority is relevant for the processing of your personal information.
How to contact us and other important information
If you wish to obtain more information about the collection, use, disclosure, transfer or processing of your personal information, or about the exercise of any of the rights mentioned above, you may contact us by writing to:
Carrer Pere d’Urg, 10
Edifici ag-monducal, 5è
AD500 Andorra la Vella