BDO Sp. z o.o. (hereinafter BDO) runs and administers an internet service at the address of http://www.bdo.pl, which is made available to persons who use the Service (Service Users). To fully protect their rights, BDO asks the Service Users to become familiar with the following information prior to using the Service:
BDO Sp. z o. o. is a member of BDO International Limited, a British company, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. District Court for the Capital City of Warsaw, XIII Business Division of the National Court Register KRS: 0000293339, NIP 108-000-42-12, share capital: 1.000.000 PLN
The Service exists purely for general information purposes. BDO provides no guarantee as to the form or content of the information provided through the Service, in particular with regard to the validity, accuracy, completeness, specificity or usability of the information for specific actions taken by the Users. BDO shall not be liable for any damages incurred by the Service Users or any third parties in connection with using the Service. All risks associated with using the Service, and in particular with using the information placed thereon, shall be borne by the Service User.
BDO reserves the right to change any and all information in the Service, at any time, without prior notice to the Service Users.
All rights to the Service, any of its graphic components, page layout and any other elements, are reserved. The Service and all of its elements are protected by law, in particular by the Act on Copyright and Related Rights of 4 February 1994 (consolidated text: 2000 Journal of Laws No. 80, item 904 with subsequent amendments), the Act on Combating Unfair Competition of 16 April 1993 (1993 Journal of Laws No. 47, item 211 with subsequent amendments) and the Act on Database Protection of 27 July 2001 (2001 Journal of Laws No. 128, item 1402 with subsequent amendments).
The use of the Service is permitted only within the scope of the so-called allowable use by Service User, i.e. solely for private and non-commercial purposes, on the condition that no rights arising out of binding regulations are breached, in particular copyrights or trademark protection rights. The use of the Service in another manner requires the conclusion of a written agreement with BDO.
BDO is the sole user of the trademarks and service marks. The use of those marks by the Service Users without the prior conclusion of an appropriate written agreement with BDO shall constitute a breach of the Act of 30 June 2000 – Industrial Property Law, consolidated text: 2003 Journal of Laws No. 119, item 1117 with subsequent amendments, as well as the Act on Combating Unfair Competition of 16 April 1993 (1993 Journal of Laws No. 47, item 211 with subsequent amendments). The trademarks next to which the symbol ® has been placed are BDO’s registered trademarks and are protected by law.
To protect and respect the privacy of the Service Users, all personal information placed on or processed as part of operating the Service, including the information of the Service Users, is protected in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 29 August 1997 on the Protection of Personal Data (consolidated text: 2002 Journal of Laws No. 101, item 926 with subsequent amendments).
In connection with operating the Service, BDO collects and processes the following personal information about the Service Users:
- Telephone, address and e-mail address information sent to BDO by the Service Users; BDO places these data and addresses on BDO’s so-called mailing list and processes the data in order to send to them information about BDO, its services and products, in the form of a so-called BDO bulletin;
All of the above indicated personal data sent to BDO shall be treated by BDO as data provided voluntarily, in accordance with Article 23 par. 1 point 1 of the Personal Data Protection Act. BDO shall not be liable for the provision by any Service User of data that are untrue or incomplete.
Personal data provided in a training recruitment form, as well as e-mail addresses provided to receive the BDO bulletin, may be processed by BDO – with the appropriate separate consent – for the purposes of marketing the goods and services provided by BDO and by other entities of which BDO is the holding company, as defined in Article 4 § 1 point 4 of the Code of Commercial Partnerships and Companies of 15 September 2000.
Sharing and use of data
BDO does not sell, pass on or lend processed personal data, unless:
- with the consent of the data subject,
- required by binding legal regulations,
- to perform legally defined tasks for the public good,
- necessary to perform legally justified objectives of BDO, and the processing would not violate the rights and freedoms of the data subject.
BDO reserves the right to entrust the data of the Service Users in the form of summary reports to partner agencies or services. Such information may be used to:
- monitor Service traffic,
- monitor Service viewership.