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Privacy Statement

S&V Audit Services Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the S&V Audit Services Ltd Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the S&V Audit Services Ltd website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

S&V Audit Services Ltd collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, and surname, telephone number or fax number, occupation and employer. S&V Audit Services Ltd also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. Collection may take place either electronically, or via business meetings and/or events and/or through the network of collaborators we have as well as from business relationships established between us and you.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by S&V Audit Services Ltd. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by S&V Audit Services Ltd for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the S&V Audit Services Ltd Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through S&V Audit Services Ltd website, this information may be collected and used for marketing / statistical purposes by S&A’s affiliated firms, such as the site administrators. Note: S&V Audit Services Ltd does not read any of your private online communications.

S&V Audit Services Ltd encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from S&V Audit Services Ltd so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. S&V Audit Services Ltd is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the S&V Audit Services Ltd and S&V Audit Services Ltd family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

S&V Audit Services Ltd  collects and uses your personal information to operate the S&V Audit Services Ltd  Website and deliver the services you have requested, as well as for marketing communication with regards  to forthcoming events, monthly newsletters, and country – specific visits. S&V Audit Services Ltd also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from S&V Audit Services Ltd and its affiliates. S&V Audit Services Ltd may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

S&V Audit Services Ltd does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. S&V Audit Services Ltd may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, S&V Audit Services Ltd may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to S&V Audit Services Ltd, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

S&V Audit Services Ltd does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

S&V Audit Services Ltd keeps track of the Websites and pages our customers visit within S&V Audit Services Ltd, in order to determine what S&V Audit Services Ltd services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within S&V Audit Services Ltd to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

S&V Audit Services Ltd  Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on S&V Audit Services Ltd  or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of S&V Audit Services Ltd ; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of S&V Audit Services Ltd , or the public.

Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal data for marketing purposes, the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. Any such consent granted, may be revoked at any time by contacting us.

This also applies to the revocation of declarations of consent that were granted to us prior to the entry into force of the GDPR, i.e. prior to 25 May 2018.

Please note that we will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

How long we keep your personal information

Please note that our Firm’s retention period for personal data shall be for as long as the business relationship lasts, or at the expiry of the 5 year period from the date of collection of such data, or whichever lasts the longest.  

Data transferred to a country outside the European Union – Currently we do not foresee any transfer of data outside the EU; if such shall take place we shall take all actions in accordance with applicable law.

What are your data protection rights?

The following are the rights you have pursuant to the provisions of the GDPR and the applicable local legislation (as amended from time to time) in relation to the data protection:-

  • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”).
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. Please note however that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request. In such a case, your data will be stored but not processed until expiration of the retention obligation.
  • Subject to the legal basis on which the processing activity is based, you may object to processing of your personal data. Please note that in some cases, we may have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which we need to comply with.
  • Request restriction of processing of your personal data (a) if it is not accurate;(b) where processing may be unlawful but you do not want us to erase your data; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it; or (d) where you may have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party.
  • In case the processing of the data is performed subject to your consent, you may withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, we note that this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will of course advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
  • Note that we may charge you with an administrative fee, in cases where requests are deemed manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character.

Use of Cookies

The S&V Audit Services Ltd Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize S&V Audit Services Ltd pages, or register with S&V Audit Services Ltd site or services, a cookie helps S&V Audit Services Ltd to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same S&V Audit Services Ltd Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the S&V Audit Services Ltd features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the S&V Audit Services Ltd services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

S&V Audit Services Ltd secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. S&V Audit Services Ltd secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

S&V Audit Services Ltd will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. S&V Audit Services Ltd encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how S&V Audit Services Ltd is protecting your information.

Contact Information

S&V Audit Services Ltd welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that S&V Audit Services Ltd has not adhered to this Statement, and/or you have any questions or queries with respect to your personal data, please contact S&V Audit Services Ltd  at p.vassiliades@svauditservices.com; We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.