Website Privacy Policy Statement

Website Privacy Policy Statement

PKF T R Upadhya & Co. is a member firm of the PKF International Limited family of legally independent firms and does not accept any responsibility or liability for the actions or inactions of any individual member or correspondent firm or firms.

Our registered office is:
124 Lal Colony Marg,
Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600,

All the information and materials contained in this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute professional advice. You should not rely on any materials on this website as formal professional advice.

Privacy Policy Statement
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its clients, member firms, partners and employees. We value the trust of the public and those we deal with, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires transparency and accountability in how we treat personal information that is shared with us. This Privacy Policy Statement (“Policy”) has been adopted to guide how we collect, use and disclose the personal information acquired in the course of conducting our business and fulfilling our professional responsibilities. This Policy applies only to the specific web-pages of PKF T R Upadhya & Co. This website may contain links to other websites which are not maintained or controlled by this firm, those site are governed by other privacy statements that may differ somewhat and/or contain information.
We encourage users to review the privacy policy of each website they visited before disclosing any personal data. If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at [email protected]. We adhere to the requirements of the law and our professional standards, and as we conduct our business operations we frequently gather and use personal information. We seek consent to use this information when it is collected and recognize your expectation that it will be carefully protected. Our privacy practices require that we only use personal information outside of the original purpose for which it is collected after obtaining appropriate consent. Personal information is defined as any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual, including information about age, income, opinions or beliefs, home location and family. However, business contact and other information about individuals that is available in the public domain, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers published in directories, are not considered personal information. Public information is not subject to privacy legislation and therefore is excluded from this policy and is not subject to the same protections as is the case with personal information. However, we do not disclose personal information about our staff, partners and clients without consent.

We follow these policies when collecting, maintaining and using personal information:

Collection and use of personal information
When you visit this website, your personal data may be collected either by your voluntary
submission (e.g. your email enquiry) or by technical means (e.g. identification of your IP address).
We may use your personal data collected at this website to respond your enquiry, send you
reference materials and information about events that may be of interest to you. If you send us a
resume to apply online for a position, we may use the information that you provide to match you
with available job opportunities with PKF T R Upadhya & Co.
By submitting your personal data to PKF T R Upadhya & Co., you will be taken to have consented
to such use of your personal data in accordance with this Policy. Your personal information is not
used for other purposes, unless we obtain your permission, or unless otherwise required or
permitted by applicable law or professional standards.

Sensitive Personal Information
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. generally collects only the personal information required to fulfill your
request. If additional information is required, you will be notified of this at the point of collection.
The firm only collects "sensitive" personal information (i.e. personal information regarding a
person's race, ethnicity, political beliefs, trade union membership, religious or similar beliefs,
physical or mental health or criminal record) if you voluntarily provide it to us, and only where it is
required for a specific purpose, and is permitted to be collected by applicable law or professional
Please do not provide sensitive personal information to PKF, unless you consent to our
use of that information for its legitimate business purposes and consent to the transfer
and storage of the information to and in PKF databases. If you question the necessity of
providing sensitive information for any particular purpose, please contact us at [email protected].

Your consent is required for the collection and proposed use of personal information when
information is collected. Consent can be either explicit or implied and can be provided directly to
us by you or your authorized representative. We require your explicit consent in writing or
electronically for the use of your personal information.

The website may use cookies to enable web site functions and for tracking performance. Details
about the site getting stored in the user's system in the form of a "cookie", is solely under the
discretion of the user, who could alter the browser settings to prevent the creation of cookie files.

Google Analytics
This website may use Google Analytics to track performance. For example, we may track visitor
sessions and referral sources to our site. We use this data to understand site performance to
serve you better. We may also track the performance of promotional links to our site. No personal
data is passed to Google Analytics. You may opt out of Google Analytics data collection by using
the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

PKF T R Upadhya & Co. understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially
in an online environment. Our sites are not intentionally designed for, or directed at, children under
the age of 13, and our policy is never to knowingly to collect or maintain children’s information
except where required as part of an engagement to provide professional services.

Sharing and transfer of Personal Information
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. share your personal data with other PKF member firms across
geographical borders or third party service providers to help fulfill your requests. By providing
personal data online to us, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal data in this manner.
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. will neither sell personal data to any third parties nor transfer your
personal data to any third parties for their own direct marketing use

Compliance with laws and regulations
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. may be required to disclose personal information in response to requests
of government or law enforcement agencies or where disclosure is required by applicable laws,
court orders, or government regulations. These disclosures may also be needed for data privacy
or security audits and/or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat.

You are not required to submit any personal information to PKF T R Upadhya & Co. online, but
certain personal information may be required in order for you to receive additional information
about our services and events. PKF T R Upadhya & Co. may also ask for your permission for
certain uses of your personal information, and you can agree to or decline those uses. If you opt-
in for particular services or to receive communications from us, you will be able to unsubscribe at
any time by following the instructions included in each communication.

Personal information will be maintained as completely, accurately and up-to-date as possible.
You are encouraged to review, correct and update personal information. Under most
circumstances you have the right to reasonable access to your personal information to correct
any inaccuracies. You can also make a request to update or remove information about you by
contacting [email protected] and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with
your request, so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.

Information security
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. has reasonable security policies and procedures in place to protect
personal information from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Appropriate
physical and electronic measures are also used to help ensure that personal information is
secure. To the best of our ability, access to your personal information is limited to those who
require the information to fulfil their job responsibilities. Those individuals who have access to the
data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information. However, despite our best
efforts, security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats.

Retention of personal information
Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it has
been collected, except with your consent or as required by applicable law. We do not share
personal information with unaffiliated third parties, except where necessary for legitimate
professional and business needs, to carry out your requests, and/or as required and permitted by
applicable law or professional standards. We also make reasonable efforts only to retain personal
information so long as it is necessary to comply with your request and to delete personal
information if you ask us to do so.

Changes to this policy
PKF may modify this Policy from time to time. When changes are made to this Policy, the date of
the update will be provided on this page, so we encourage you to review our site periodically for

Policy questions and enforcement
PKF T R Upadhya & Co. is committed to protecting the online privacy of your personal information.
If you have questions or comments about our administration of your personally identifiable
information, please contact us by email at [email protected] or write to us at:

Admin Department
PKF T R Upadhya & Co.
124 Lal Colony Marg,
Lal Durbar, Kathmandu 44600,

You may also use these addresses to communicate any concerns you may have regarding
compliance with our Privacy Policy Statement.
Updated: July 2020