Acudio Ltd Privacy Policy - Effective 18 October 2021

This Privacy Policy explains how Acudio Ltd (‘Acudio’, ‘we’, ‘our’, or ‘us’) collects, stores and uses certain information about you.

Where we are providing services to you this Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the agreement under which you engaged us to provide services to you (‘the Terms’). In the event of any inconsistency, the Terms take precedence over this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

We collect information connected with our function as chartered accountants. The types of personal information we collect or may be provided with include, but are not limited to:

(a) name;

(b) contact information;

(c) birth date;

(d) financial records;

(e) interactions with us;

(f) government identifiers such as IRD number, driving licence, passport.

Use of information

We use the personal information that we collect to:

(a) perform due diligence checks before we agree to provide services;

(b) provide agreed services.

We do not use that information for any other purposes, unless it is necessary to comply with a legal or professional right or duty.

Disclosure of information

  • We may disclose your personal information to third parties we engage to assist us provide agreed services to you (that is, to our subcontractors and advisers).

  • We may also be required to disclose personal information to law enforcement, regulatory or government agencies.

Holding, accessing and correcting information

  • Any personal information you provide to us will be collected and held by us and/or our authorised agents and associates. We will take reasonable efforts to protect personal information we hold from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

  • We will keep your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which the

  • information may lawfully be used.

  • You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us.

Amendments

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an updated version on our website. Continuing to interact with us after a change (eg. by accessing our website or receiving our services) constitutes your consent to the updated Privacy Policy.

If you want to know more about privacy at Acudio, please contact our privacy officer by sending an email to stef@acudio.co.nz.