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PKF URUGUAY is a member firm of the PKF International Limited network of legally independent firms and accepts no responsibility for the actions or inactions on the part of any individual member firm or firms.

Information provided on this website is intended to be right, updated and clearly expressed, but it could have mistakes not noticed and laws, rules and regulations in each theme could change.

Information provided on this website is general and should not be used as advise. Information is in no way guaranteed.

Users of this website should ask for advice to PKF URUGUAY professionals related to their specific needs before taking any decision with this information.

Privacy policy - collecting of personal data

PKF URUGUAY pledges to abide by all laws and normatives applicable to data protection. The compilation of personal information from clients and contacts of PKF URUGUAY is carried out, among others, to provide services and abide by regulation and legal requirements applicable, such as Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Client (KYC) obligations.

The information normally compiled by PKF URUGUAY from their clients and contacts can include all, one or any combination of two or more of the following: names, physical address, home address, contact phone number (home, mobile), e-mail address(es), education, labor history, previous or current registries and commercial activity, tax identification numbers, tax records and tax forms, among others.

Any of this information can be updated after the initial compilation.

Inaccurate information can be rectified and/or discarded and/or eliminated and clients and contacts can request so according to the terms and conditions applicable, if any, of the relation to PKF URUGUAY.

The aforementioned information can be compiled through one or a combination of the following sources:

  • Express information request directed to their clients and contacts.
  • Voluntarily offered information and data by their clients and contacts to PKF URUGUAY.
  • Information and data provided to PKF URUGUAY by their clients and contacts in response to a direct information request
  • Information compiled from public domain and public sources (internet and/or free public sources from public or private organizations).
  • Other sources that are deemed necessary, in accordance with local rules and regulations or in agreement with the clients and contacts.

The personal information are compiled and processed legally when any of the following are applicable:

  • PKF URUGUAY has the consent of clients and contacts to une and/or process personal information to provide our services and products.
  • The processing is needed for a contract execution that the client is part of or to take measures as requested by the client or in contact before the conclusion of a contract.
  • The processing is necessary to oblige a legal obligation of PKF URUGUAY.

Confidentiality and security

PKF URUGUAY abides by the confidentiality obligations to protect all or a part of the information about their clients and contacts. All the information accessed by PKF URUGUAY employees is provided only according to the need to know it and in relation to the services offered or provided by PKF URUGUAY. PKF URUGUAY has taken measures to warrant the personal information about their clients and contacts that is not public is properly protected.

We can share information

The personal information of clients and contacts of PKF URUGUAY can be shared among PKF URUGUAY and it’s employees to offer services and abide by local laws and regulations and the AML and KYC regulations.

PKF URUGUAY can also give personal information about their clients and contacts that is not public to non related parties that provide services in relation to the services offered and provided by PKF URUGUAY or the competent authorities in conformity to the applicable laws and regulations.

How long will the data be stored?

All personal information about clients and contacts of PKF URUGUAY will be stores by the time needed to abide by local laws and regulations and in accordance to said local laws and regulations.

Changes to the Privacy Notice

PKF URUGUAY reserves the right to update and amend this privacy notice from time to time without previous approval.