Privacy Policy

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Grant Thornton in the Isle of Man does not collect personal data via this website.

Grant Thornton wants to protect the privacy of visitors to our website. Please read the following policy; it will help you to understand how we use your personal data. We may change our privacy policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit our website.

If however, you contact us and provide personal data to us, whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to the collection and use of that data in accordance with this privacy policy.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to provide information (or, if we are engaged, to provide services) to you or your organisation.

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 order(s) for our goods and services, or process any payment. Some of these may be located outside the European Economic Area.

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).

Direct Marketing

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.

Links

Our website contain links to other member firm websites and to the website of Grant Thornton International, but this Privacy Policy applies only to personal data collected by Grant Thornton in the Isle of Man and to how Grant Thornton in the Isle of Man processes personal data. It does not apply to other member or correspondent firms practising under the Grant Thornton name. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our website, and to read the privacy policy of other sites that collect or use personal data.

Security

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.

Contacts

This is the website of Grant Thornton in the Isle of Man.

If you want to request any information about your personal data, please contact us.

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.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use cookies to track user activity on the site and to enable various types of functionality. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

The site relies on some third party services and the list below may become out of date if those services alter the cookies they use.

Please note that all of these cookies exist to enable functionality on the website and not for advertising purposes. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser (the Help function within your browser should tell you how), but this may negatively affect your experience on the site.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Use of cookies

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:

  • First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
  • Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More Information
Google Analytics __utma
__utmb __utmc __utmz __utmv __utmx
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. An overview of privacy at Google
Content Management System ASP.NET_SessionId This is a standard ASP.NET cookie that contains a unique session ID for your visit. The information is stored in an anonymous form, and the cookie is deleted when you close your browser. How and why session IDs are reused in ASP.NET
Content Management System ASPXFORMSAUTH This is used by the content management system to save your details if you have chosen 'Remember me' when logging in.  
Content Management System CMSPreferredCulture Some websites can be displayed in a different languages depending on the user’s location. This cookie saves your preferred culture, to ensure that the correct version of the site is displayed.  
Content Management System ViewMode This cookie is used by the content management system to determine whether a user is viewing the live site or admin interface.  
Content Management System CurrentVisitStatus This cookie records the current status of the your visit.  

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 16 May 2012.