What personal data do we collect?
When you visit our website, make an enquiry, order publications or request more information, you may be asked to provide some personal data such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. In the event you decide to provide personal data, this policy will apply.
We do not log your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
What is a Cookie
A cookie is a small piece of data or message that is sent from an organisation's web server to your web browser and is then stored on your hard drive. Cookies can't read data off your hard drive or cookie files created by other sites, and do not damage your system.
However, you can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent. Web browsers allow you to control cookies stored on your hard drive through the web browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you choose not to accept our cookies, some of the features of our site may not work as well as we intend.
Cookies used by the Grant Thornton website
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These cookies are used to monitor the performance of our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visits to our site, where visitors have come from to the site and the pages they visited.To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
|CMS Platform cookies||ARRAffinity||Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.|
|CMS Platform cookies||EPi_NumberOfVisits||This is used to track the number of visits to the website|
|We use YouTube to embed a selection of videos in our Thinking and campaign pages. The embedded videos do not set cookies themselves and can be played with no cookies set. However, if the 'Share' button is clicked YouTube will set cookies. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth and the use_hitbox and PREF cookies increment the 'views' counter on the YouTube video and stores session preferences. These cookies don't gather information that identifies a user.|
How do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data to provide information to you or your organisation.
We may also use your personal data to carry out research about our visitors' demographics, interests and behaviour. We do this to better understand our visitors. This research is compiled and analysed on an aggregated and anonymous basis.
When you give us personal data, those data may be sent electronically to servers anywhere in the world and may be used, stored and processed anywhere in the world.
To whom might we disclose your personal data?
We may pass your personal data to anyone who needs the data in order to fulfil your request for our services, or process any payment. Some of these may be located outside Botswana.
We may pass your personal data to Grant Thornton member firms or to our data processors.
Except as set out above, we will not disclose your personal information unless we are obliged to do so or allowed to do so, by law, or where we need to do so in order to run our business (for instance where we outsource services or other people process data for us).
You may at any time request us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to do this, please contact us.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any other network can be guaranteed as 100% secure, but we take appropriate steps to try to protect the security of your personal data.
This is the website of Grant Thornton Botswana, a practicing organisation that delivers services. GTIL and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership. GTIL and each member firm of GTIL is a separate legal entity.
If you would like access to or a copy of the personal information we hold about you, to request a correction, or have any questions about how we may use it or to make a complaint, please contact the Data Protection Officer at the address shown below, or, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registered office address: Acumen Park, Plot 50370, Fairgrounds, Gaborone, Botswana.
Inaccuracies and Corrections
We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies please let us know by contacting us at our registered office.