Information about processing personal data for business contacts

Fulfilling the obligations according to the art. 13 sec. 1 and 2 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), hereinafter be referred to as “GDPR” the data controller informs that:

  1. PwC Advisory spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością sp.k. or another PwC entity which you have relation with - list of entities, with its registered seat in Warsaw (00-633), Polna 11 Street, („PwC”, “we”) will be the controller of your personal data.
  2. PwC processes your personal data for the following purposes and on the following legal bases:
A legal basis A purpose of the processing
art. 6 sec. 1 let. f) of the GDPR - legitimate interests pursued by the PwC
  1. Direct marketing of PwC’s products and services, in particular offering our services;
  2. Developing our businesses and services;
  3. Providing information to you about us and our range of services;
  4. Identifying clients with similar needs;
  5. Performing analytics such as on market trends, relationships maps or sales opportunities;
  6. Improving the quality of our services;
  7. Sending newsletters and informing about events organized by PwC as well as inviting to participate in them  - applies only for data subjects who gave explicit consent for receiving marketing communication via email or phone;
  8. Exercising legal claims.


3) Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except the following recipients:

  • other PwC member firms. For details of our member firm locations, please visit the website. We may share personal data with other PwC member firms where necessary for administrative purposes and legitimate interests pursued by the PwC referred to in pt 3;
  • service providers that aren’t members of the PwC network (“third party service providers”) to process on a PwC’s behalf. Third party service providers may include providers of IT services, including identity management, website hosting, marketing automation and management, CRM, data analysis, data back-up, security and storage services in so far as it refers to the business relation with PwC;
  • governmental or regulatory authorities, courts and law enforcement authorities or agencies as required by and/or in accordance with applicable law or regulation.

4) Your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) – third countries, based on:

  • art. 45 sec. 1 of the GDPR - European Commission’s adequacy decision (applies for countries, which were subject of decision);
  • art. 46 sec. 2 let. c) of the GDPR - standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission.

5) Your personal data will be retained until:

  • the objection of processing personal data;
  • the resignation from receiving newsletters or marketing communication via phone - applies only for data subjects who gave explicit consent for receiving marketing communication via email or phone;
    After that, personal data might be stored only for the period indicated by statutory provisions of law or as long as you or us may pursue legal claims towards each other.

6) In accordance with processing your personal data you have the following rights:

  •  right of access, to rectification (updating), to erasure, to restriction of processing, and to data portability and to object; You can exercise these rights by using the form available here.
  • to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Danych Osobowych).

7) The provision of personal data is voluntary.