Privacy policy

Grant Thornton Denmark protects our users’ and customers' privacy and strive to maintain a high level of personal data protection. We urge you to read the following personal data policy as it describes how we process personal data.

If you visit www.grantthornton.dk/en/ and enter your personal data by e.g. newsletter subscription, you consent to its processing, as well as use of cookies in accordance with this data policy.


Links to external websites

www.grantthornton.dk/en/ contains links and references to external websites, which among other things are handled by other companies within Grant Thornton International Ltd or third parties. This privacy policy applies only to personal data collected and processed at www.grantthornton.dk/en/. Grant Thornton Denmark, therefore takes no responsibility for issues relating to personal data on websites which belong to a different party.


Personal data

Grant Thornton Denmark is responsible for the processing of personal data, which is registered in connection with visits to and use of the services available at www.grantthornton.dk/en/ in accordance with current data protection legislation.

When you send an email, sign up for events, subscribe to newsletters etc. via www.grantthornton.dk/en/, you might be asked to enter personal data such as name, address, telephone number and email address. If you send your personal information to Grant Thornton Denmark, you approve its processing in accordance with this privacy policy.

We collect data about the website visitors (e.g. which pages are being visited) by using cookies. (See below.) This data will only be used in anonymised form; no individuals are identified.

We do not sell your personal data to third parties.


Vacancies - job search

When looking for a job at Grant Thornton Denmark you must be aware that we, as data controller, register and collect information about you. You can read more about the processing of personal data in connection with job application here (only in Danish - contact us for english version): https://www.grantthornton.dk/job-karriere/guide-til-ansogning/


Seminars & events

When you sign up for a seminar or an event at Grant Thornton Denmark, personal data such as name, company name and address, telephone number and email address will be registered. By signing up you approve that your personal data may be used to manage the event and that you will receive emails from us concerning the event (e.g. confirmation of registration, reminders and emails with slides from the event). All personal data recorded in connection with an event will be deleted not later than one month after the event is held.


Newsletter

Once you have subscribed to Grant Thornton’s newsletter (newsletter is only in danish), you agree to receiving marketing emails with publications, news and advice on e.g. tax, VAT, fees, audit and accounting, as well as receiving invitations to our current seminars & events.

Please note that we use MailChimp to send newsletters that register the following about you: Email address, language, location, which email client you use, preferred email format, whether the newsletter is opened, which of Grant Thornton's newsletters you have subscribed to, whether you press links in the newsletter as well as the date and time when you do this. If You subscribe to our newsletter you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms.

If you do not want this data to be registered, please do not sign up for our newsletter.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom in the email you receive from us or by contacting us at newsletter@dk.gt.com. Once you have unsubscribed from our newsletter, your personal data remains registered in MailChimp, but you will no longer receive newsletters from Grant Thornton. This is done in order to prevent unauthorised parties from signing you up for the newsletter after you have unsubscribed. Once you sign up for our newsletter, you agree that we can process your data in compliance with this policy.


Disclosure of your personal data

We may disclose your personal data to everyone who needs it in order to fulfil the requested order, even if they are located outside the European Economic Area.

We may disclose your personal data to other Grant Thornton member firms, or to our subcontractors. Some of these can be located outside the European Economic Area.

Unless otherwise specified above, we will not disclose your personal data unless we are required to do so by law, an authority decision or as needed in order for us to be able to operate our business (e.g. where we outsource services, or where others processes data for us). Your personal data will only be saved for as long it is considered necessary or for as long as we are required to store it by law (unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy).


What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file sent from a web server to your browser and then saved on your desktop or mobile device. Cookies cannot read data from your device or other cookie files which are created by other websites and they do not damage your system.

Cookies are used at www.grantthornton.dk/en/. Below you can read about what cookies are used for and how you can delete them.

 

How to delete or block cookies

You can set your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a cookie is sent. You can use the browser settings to check the cookies saved on your device. Visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org to read more about cookies, including what cookies are sent and how they are processed and deleted.

Please note that if you limit cookies you might not be able to use a website's page full functionality.


Cookies at www.grantthornton.dk/en/

Both first- and third-party cookies are placed at www.grantthornton.dk. First-party cookies are placed by the website you visit while third-party cookies are placed by third parties that have elements embedded on the website.

A large number of the cookies at www.grantthornton.dk/en/ are session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser. However, permanent cookies are also placed. They are stored on your hard drive for a limited period of time, after which they expire and are automatically deleted. Permanent cookies are renewed every time you visit our website.

The purpose of cookies on our website is:

  • Technical functionality: We use cookies to remember your preferences. For example, whether you have accepted cookies or not.
  • Traffic Measurement: We also use cookies to monitor our website’s performance and to improve the user experience. All information is collected anonymously and contains data such as number of visitors, which geographical area the visitors are from and which pages they have visited.

 

Google Analytics

When you visit www.grantthornton.dk/en/, Google Analytics will place cookies in your browser to collect statistics. All data is collected anonymously. Go to this website to opt out of cookies from Google Analytics: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Social Media at www.grantthornton.dk/en/

You can share content from our website via “share” buttons linked to LinkedIn, Google Plus, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Xing.

You also have the possibility to visit Grant Thornton State-Authorised Accountants’ partner’s YouTube channel, GooglePlus profile and LinkedIn profile. In addition, you can use our website to visit our consultant's LinkedIn profiles.

LinkedIn, GooglePlus, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Xing place cookies in your browser when you press the “Visit” or “Share” button to the individual social media. We would like to point out that if you do so, the social media in question will receive data about you and their cookies policy will start to apply. LinkedIn, GooglePlus, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Xing all have their own cookies and privacy policy, which we do not have control over.


Security

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any other network is guaranteed to be 100% secure, but we take appropriate measures to try to protect the security of your personal data. We use certificates to encrypt all communications between our website and your browser. Hence, no one else can access the data sent between you and us.


Insight, questions and complaints

If you want to know what personal data we have and what personal data we process about you, or if you want to request a correction please write to us at mail@dk.gt.com.

If you would like to complain about the way Grant Thornton Denmark processes your personal data, you can write to us at mail@dk.gt.com or contact the Danish Data Protection Authority at www.data supervision.dk, where you can also read more about the Danish Act on Processing of Personal Data and your rights.


Amendment of personal data policy

In order to increase transparency we will continuously review and update this privacy policy. The date of the update will be added to the updated versions of the personal data policy. We recommend that you regularly check whether we have made changes.

This personal data policy was updated on 25 May 2018.