PRIVACY POLICY

INTRODUCTION

At Akounto (Hereinafter referred to as Akounto “we” “our platform” and “us”), we are dedicated to the privacy of our website visitors and users. We are committed to protecting and safeguarding your personal data. This privacy policy gives you an insight on how we collect and use your data to maximize your experience on our platform. It shows how we collect, use, protect the information collected and your rights regarding your privacy.

By using this website or any of our services, you consent to the use of your personal data in the manner contained in this Policy, to the extent permitted by law. Please read this Policy carefully and note that the English version of this Policy is binding, all other translations are only for convenience purposes.

This Privacy policy should be read and used together with our Terms of Use.

ABOUT US

We are Akounto, a company registered in the Canada but operating services globally. We are an online platform that provides accounting tools and services to clients across the world. If you have any issue related to your privacy with regard to use of our platform, we can be contacted by email at [email protected]. We have a dedicated team will respond to your email in a timely manner.

1. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION.

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Through the mediums stated in section 1, either from those provided to us by you, through third parties or through passive and automated means, we may collect the following information from you:

2.1. ACCOUNTANTS AND CLIENTS

2.2. VISITORS

3. COOKIES

4. USING THE INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU.

5. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU.

Except as provided in this Policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties. The way in which we may disclose information collected from you are:

6. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

7. YOUR USE OF OTHERS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION

8. YOUR RIGHTS AND CONTROLS ON YOUR INFORMATION.

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. When it comes to marketing communications, you can ask us not to send you these at any time – just follow the unsubscribe instructions contained in the marketing communication.These rights are:

In ensuring that we address your requests:

9. AMENDMENTS

We may update this Policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you understand any changes to this Policy. We may notify you of changes to this Policy by email or through email or any other choice of communications as set by you.

10. CHILD PRIVACY.

Our Services are not designed for use by individuals under the age of 18, please do not use the Services and/or submit any information through the Services. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided personal information to us, through the Services, please contact us at [email protected], and we will delete that information from our databases to the extent required by law.

11. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

Akounto is a Canada company, serving persons and businesses globally, and as such, we and our third-party affiliates may be subject to various legal compliance and reporting obligations or where we have an ongoing business need to retain it, in accordance with our data retention policies and practices, that require us to retain your personal information for a specific period of time which may be beyond the time when you stop using the Services.

12. UPDATING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

You may update or delete your information through your account. We may maintain a copy of the information in our records. Additionally, if you request, we permanently delete your account or information, we may still retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations.

13. GDPR; NY SHIELD ACT; CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT

If you live in certain jurisdictions, including without limitation, the European Union, the UK, New York or California, you may have the following rights over your information, among others:

14. General Data Protection Regulation

15. CONTACTING US.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding Akounto’s Privacy Policy or our attitude to the protection of your information. You can reach us at [email protected] or +1-833-256-8686.