Moore Stephens Isle of Man is committed to the protection of personal information supplied by clients and prospective clients. Moore Stephens Isle of Man is the data user, as defined by the Data Protection (Isle of Man Law), collecting the information obtained by this website for specified purposes as outlined below. Personal information submitted to the website may be transferred to other member firms of MSIL ("international firms") to the extent necessary to meet the purpose for which the information was submitted.

Collection of information

Moore Stephens Isle of Man does not require registration for access to the website. Moore Stephens Isle of Man will only collect and use personal data voluntarily and openly provided to this website. Users are able to browse the website without disclosing any personal information. A user of this website may choose to provide Moore Stephens Isle of Man with limited personal data as required in order to register for certain services. Once registered the information will only be used for the specified purpose(s).

At the present time IP addresses of authorised users are not logged for either administrative or other purposes. The IP address indicates the location of the authorised users' computer on the Internet. If it is decided to log IP addresses in the future, the information so obtained may be aggregated to provide statistical information about the users of the website.

However no individual user will be identifiable from such information and IP addresses will not be used to track the access to the website. It will normally be clear when personal information is being collected. The information required is the minimum necessary to enable Moore Stephens Isle of Man to deal with the services requested, but additional information may be requested in order for Moore Stephens Isle of Man to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested it is highlighted and its provision is voluntary.

Sensitive personal data includes gender, race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal records. We do not solicit sensitive personal data through the website except where legally required to do so, e.g. for the purposes of recruitment.

At the present time the standard technology known as "cookies" is not used on the website. Cookies are small text files placed on the authorised user's hard drive that allow the website to store tokens of information in connection with use of the website by allocation of an identifier to an authorised user while the website is in use. Use of cookies would enable Moore Stephens Isle of Man to analyse the operation of the website, thus permitting continuous improvement of the service that it provides, but cannot retrieve any other data from the hard drive of the authorised user's computer or capture the authorised user's e-mail address. In any event it is not intended to link personal data to information that may be contained in a cookie to determine or track the identity of any user of the website.

Use of information

Information is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided except where there has been an explicit selection to receive other information from Moore Stephens Isle of Man. Personal data provided through the website will be made available to the provider of the information on request, as any individual whose personal data is held on the website is entitled under the Data Protection (Isle of Man Law) to the information constituting his or her personal data. Personal information may be deleted from the website at any time.

Requests for copies or deletion of information may be made by e-mailing mail@moorestephens.co.im at any time.

Provision of information to third parties

Moore Stephens Isle of Man will provide personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Where the transfer is necessary to fulfil the requirements of the operation for which the information was provided, and the third party is an international firm;
  • in order to fulfil a request which involves other international firms;
  • to assist Moore Stephens Isle of Man’s professional advisors regarding matters referred to them concerning the operation of the website;
  • where requested explicitly by an authorised user of the website; or
  • as required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement.

Moore Stephens Isle of Man does not collect or compile personal data or information obtained by the website for dissemination or sale to outside parties not international firms for the purposes of marketing or mailing by or on behalf of third parties.

Accuracy of information

Moore Stephens Isle of Man assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once it has been submitted, but not for confirming the ongoing accuracy of the personal information. If Moore Stephens Isle of Man is advised that the personal data is no longer accurate, it will be amended (where practical).

Retention of information

Information collected from authorised users of the website will only be kept in order to provide the required services. Once the service has been completed all information will be destroyed in accordance with Moore Stephens Isle of Man’s data retention policies. Where the information has been collected in connection with an expression of interest in working for Moore Stephens Isle of Man or an international firm, it is agreed that Moore Stephens Isle of Man may use, hold and destroy personal data supplied in connection with the initial expression of interest in accordance with Moore Stephens Isle of Man’s standard recruitment procedures: Details may be retained for up to the next twelve months for the purpose of notification of suitable vacancies that might arise; and details may be used for the purpose of research and analysis designed to improve recruitment and human resources policies and practices. Where the authorised user of the website has provided additional information, personal details will be retained for a period of time reasonable in the context of the nature of the request. If these conditions are not acceptable the website should not be further used.

Security of information

Moore Stephens Isle of Man has implemented accepted standards of technical measures and security policies that are aimed at protecting the personal data it has under its control from: unauthorised access improper use or disclosure unauthorised modification unlawful destruction or accidental loss All Moore Stephens Isle of Man personnel are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.

Children

Moore Stephens Isle of Man understands the importance of protecting children's privacy especially in an online environment. The website covered by this privacy statement is not intentionally designed or directed at children of 13 years of age or younger and it is Moore Stephens Isle of Man policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13 years.

Third party websites

Moore Stephens Isle of Man is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites to which links are provided (including websites of Moore Stephens London or international firms). The privacy policies on these websites should be checked before providing any personal information to these websites.

Other matters

The website contains links to other websites (including websites maintained by Moore Stephens London and international firms that are not governed by this privacy statement). If you have any questions about this privacy statement please e-mail mail@moorestephens.co.im

Google analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyise our website usage and create reports for internal use at Moore Stephens Isle of Man only.

Google analytics cookies

Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains. To find out more about how Google treats personal information, please see The Google Privacy Policy.

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