This privacy statement was last updated on 9th June 2020
PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC", "we", "us", or "our") is strongly committed to protecting personal information. . For meaning of terms used in this privacy statement, please refer to the Definitions Section. This privacy statement relates only to this Site and/or Application (“Site” or “Application”), it does not relate to other products, services or sites of PwC or any other party. This privacy statement describes why and how PwC process personal data and provides information about individuals’ rights in relation to personal data. We may use the personal information provided through this Site for any of the reasons set out in this privacy statement.
This privacy statement applies to personal data provided to us by you. When collecting and using personal data our policy is to only collect what we need and to be transparent about why and how we process personal data. We may use personal data provided to us for any of the purposes described in this privacy statement or as otherwise stated at the point of collection.
You are visiting this Site as you are one of the following:
In this privacy statement, we use the following terms:
“Site” or “Application” refers to Shuijie.
“Personal data or personal information” refers to any information or data (in a form in which access to or processing is practicable) relating directly or indirectly to a living or natural individual from which independently or in combination with other information it is practicable for the identity of the individual to be directly or indirectly ascertained or for the activity of the natural person to be directly or indirectly ascertained.
“Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, transferring, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
“PwC, we, us and our” refer to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms. Each member firm in the PwC network is a separate legal entity. For a list of PwC firms see https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/about/corporate-governance/legal-entities.html. For countries and regions in which PwC firms operate see http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/about/office-locations.html.
The data controller of this Site is the entity with primary responsibility for the protection of personal information. The data controller of the personal information collected in connection with this Site is the PwC firm responsible for providing products or services to you or your organization (e.g. your employer). With respect to this Site, the data controller for personal data is PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited, the PwC member firm operating this Site.
Guidance Note :
· Please set out a comprehensive list of the personal data that will be collected through this Site below. Do not collect excessive data unless required to meet any of the purposes as stated in this privacy statement
· If this Site will collect any sensitive and/or special category of personal information, additional processes may be required in this Site, including specific notice. Please discuss this further with Data Privacy Team.
In order for you to use the Site, you will need to provide us or allow us to collect certain necessary personal information including:
You may also choose to provide additional information to us, for instance, as part of the registration process, register a user account, and/or create and update your user profile.
We do not intend to collect sensitive and/or special category of personal information through this Site. Please do not provide any sensitive and/or special category personal data. Sensitive personal data and/or special category of personal data, covers information relating to, among other things, race, ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, biometric or genetic data when used to uniquely identify you, information about health or sexual life or sexual orientation.
Should you provide personal data of other individuals, you warrant that you have informed him/her of the purpose(s) for which his/her personal data was provided and all other relevant arrangement described in this Statement relating to the processing and use of personal data, and that he/she has consented to such disclosure.
By using this Site and providing personal information to us, you acknowledge that you have read this privacy statement, and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such personal information by PwC and any third party recipients (as set out in section 8 of this privacy statement), including international transfers to countries outside where you are located.
If you do not agree with the terms in this privacy statement or have concerns about the categories of personal data we require from you, please do not provide any personal information to us without contacting us.
When you provide personal information to us, we may use it for any of the purposes described in this privacy statement or as stated at the point of collection, including:
Guidance Note :
· Please review the list of purposes below, and amend as appropriate to suit the purposes that you are using the personal data collected through the Site.
This Site may link to third party sites not controlled by PwC and which do not operate under PwC’s privacy practices. PwC assumes no responsibility for the information practices of these third- party sites that a user is able to access through ours.
Applicable laws may require us to set out in this privacy statement the legal grounds on which we rely in order to process your personal information. In such cases, we rely on one or more of the following processing conditions:
PwC is a global network with member firms and third party service providers located around the world. If we process your personal information, your personal information may be transmitted and stored outside the country or region where you are located. PwC member firms, our service providers and sub-processors they engage may use servers and other resources in various countries and territories to process your information. This includes countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and countries that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal information.
For personal information collected within Mainland China, such transfer will be done under agreements that provide sufficiently similar protection to your personal information as it would have under applicable laws in Mainland China.
Where we collect your personal information within the European Economic Area, transfer outside the European Economic Area will be only:
The US member firm of PwC, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and its affiliated US subsidiaries (together, “PwC US”), adheres to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information that is transferred from the European Union and its Member States, and the EEA and Switzerland to the United States. PwC US has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles within the scope of PwC US’s Privacy Shield certification. To learn more, see https://www.pwc.com/us/en/site/privacy-shield.html
Your personal data as set out above may be transferred to, processed by and stored with the following classes of transferees/categories of recipients for the purposes as described in this privacy statement :
We may share personal data with other PwC member firms where necessary in connection with the purposes described in this privacy statement. For example, when providing services to a client we may share personal information with PwC member firms in different territories that are involved in providing services to that client.
We may transfer or disclose the personal data we collect to third party contractors, subcontractors, and/or their subsidiaries and affiliates. Third parties support the PwC network in providing its services and help provide, run and manage IT systems. Examples of third party contractors we use include providers of identity management, website hosting and management, data analysis, data backup, security and cloud storage services. The servers powering and facilitating our IT infrastructure may be located in secure data centres around the world, and personal data may be stored in any one of them.
The third party providers may use their own third party subcontractors that have access to personal data (sub-processors). It is our policy to use only third party providers that are bound to maintain appropriate levels of security and confidentiality, to process personal information only as instructed by PwC, and to flow those same obligations down to their sub-processors.
(c) Other recipients of personal data
We may also disclose personal information under the following circumstances to the extent permitted under applicable law:
We adhere to internationally recognised standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration and destruction. Only authorised persons are provided access to personal information collected via this Site. These individuals have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of this information. We have a framework of policies and procedures in place covering data protection, confidentiality and security and regularly review the appropriateness of the measures we have in place to keep the data we hold secure.
Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by email) is never completely secure. We endeavor to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted electronically over the Internet.
Where a personal information security incident arises, we shall respond to the incident, assess the likely impact of the incident, and take necessary actions to bring the incident under control. Where necessary, we will report to the appropriate authority and notify you of the incident as may be required under applicable laws and regulations.
Cookies may be placed on your computer or device whenever you visit the Site. Cookies are small text placed on our device that assist us in providing a more customised experience and to analyse your use of the Site. If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. In most cases, you can refuse a cookie, however some functionality may be impaired. You can always delete cookies if you wish via your browser’s setting.
It is our policy not to retain personal data longer than is necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes for which the data are to be used. We will retain personal information on our systems for as long as we need it, given the purposes for which it was collected, or as required to do so by law. Personal data may be held for longer periods where extended retention are agreed or are required by law or regulation or professional standards and in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
We are committed to protecting children's privacy. Our applications are not intentionally designed for or directed at children, and our terms and conditions of use require all users to be above the age of majority in their local country.
You may have certain rights under applicable laws in relation to the personal data we hold about you, including:
If you are an individual based in the EEA and GDPR is applicable to PwC in providing the PwC Services in question, you may be entitled to additional rights.
Users of this Site may request their account be deactivated at any time by sending their request to email@example.com .
If you wish to submit a request to exercise your rights, under applicable privacy law, or have questions about how your information is handled at any time, or to make complaints, please send your request to our Privacy Team https://www.pwccn.com/en/privacy-team-contact-form.html or https://www.pwchk.com/en/privacy-team-contact-form.html. When requested, and provided that it is practical and commercially feasible to comply with the request, we will respond to your request within the time required under applicable law.
For personal information collected within Mainland China, should you have any concerns with any matter in respect of this privacy statement, you may also approach members of the PwC team who is providing you or your organization with access to this Site to discuss. Any unresolved dispute arising from or in connection with this statement shall be resolved in accordance with the agreement (if applicable) between you/your organization and the PwC firm responsible for providing you with access to this Site.
We may need to update this privacy statement from time to time to comply with applicable law and regulations or other legitimate purposes. We will not make any changes that will affect your rights under this privacy statement without first obtaining your consent as may be required by applicable law. If we make any material changes, we will notify you of the change and amend the revision date of this privacy statement. The new modified privacy statement will apply from that revision date. Therefore, we encourage you to review this privacy statement periodically to be informed about how we are protecting your information.