The SPAC carries a firm commitment to the privacy of your personal data.
- The information we collect through this website (www.professionalaccountant.org)
- What we do with it
- Who we share parts of it with
The information we collect and how we use it
We believe it is highly important to respect the privacy of all
visitors and to make only safe and ethical use of the information
provided to the website. We aim to give you as much control as
possible over the information you do give, and in all cases the
disclosure of your personal details is voluntary.
Where we ask for information we do so in order to offer you better
services, both on the website and in the rest of our operations.
If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate,
please notify us, and we will do our best to correct it as quickly
Some of the information you give will be held in databases: we will
ensure that these are secure and can only be accessed by authorised
We may also ask you to complete surveys or questionnaires on the
website from time to time. These will always be voluntary but we may
use the information from them to personalise the website and to target
marketing to relevant users.
We will ask for your e-mail address if you wish to receive update
information and newsletters via e-mail. You can change your e-mail
address or choose not to receive further information at any time.
Who will have access to the information
Any information you give will be available to the SPAC.
If you choose to add your e-mail address to your membership record,
it will not be made available to any third party.
Information you give in response to surveys and questionnaires on
the website will be used in two ways:
We may follow up some survey responses by phone or e-mail.
- By the SPAC itself to help determine policy and to help improve its services to members
- By third parties that the Association may make the information available for market research: in this case, the information will be made available only in the form of anonymous statistical reports.
Like most websites, our server gathers limited information about you
during a session, including the IP address and domain name from which
you are accessing the server and your browser configuration. This
information is only used to help us improve the content, design and
performance of the site and is not linked to the identity of any
are transferred to and stored by your browser on your computer.
In no circumstances do we collect any data that is not directly
related to the use of the website (so, for example, we do not record
other sites that you have visited).
The log files or any information they contain about your use of the
site will not be made available to any third parties other than as
anonymous usage statistics
Browser information is also collected with your name, e-mail address
and, if appropriate, membership number if you complete a 'contact us'
Other web sites
The website contain external links to other sites. The SPAC is not
responsible for the privacy policies, content or practices of