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BDO Lebanon


The information contains on this website contains general information about BDO, Semaan, Gholam & Co. It provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about BDO’s products and services and to obtain information regarding BDO’s organization and activities. BDO, Semaan, Gholam & Co. does not accept any liabilities for the consequences of action taken or omitted on the basis of the information referred to above.

Proprietary Rights:

The use of this site does not grant visitors ownership of any content, code, data or materials you may access on this Site. Any commercial distribution, publishing or exploitation of this Site is strictly prohibited. You may view the content on this Site on your computer or other internet-compatible device, and make copies or prints of the content on this Site for your non-commercial, educational or personal use only. Any copies you make must retain BDO, Semaan, Gholam & Co.’s proprietary notices, including its copyright notice, and may not be altered in any manner. If you make other use of this Site, except as otherwise provided above, you may violate copyright and other Lebanese laws and may be subject to liability for such unauthorized use.

BDO Network:

BDO, Semaan, Gholam & Co. is a member of BDO international limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.

BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

BDO is an international network of independent public accounting, tax and advisory firms.

References and Links

Various links on the BDO Lebanon website will connect you to other websites. BDO Lebanon assumes no responsibility for the content of websites linked with its own website. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content shall be borne solely by the party providing the site to which the link refers.

User Information

BDO Lebanon attaches great importance to your right to privacy and the protection of your personal data. We may collect personal information about you that could reasonably allow you to be identified.

The types of personal data that we collect about you might include your name, address, email and phone number.

We may collect your personal information from you directly or from other sources such as public databases.

Certain personal information is required as a consequence of any contractual relationship. We use your personal information for many reasons including:

- carry out background checks prior to accepting you as a client;

- contact you for information regarding the services required;

- comply with legal obligations to which we are subject

We must have a legal basis to process your personal information such as to fulfil our contractual obligations to you and to comply with our legal obligations to you.

You have certain rights regarding your personal information, subject to local law. These include the following rights to : request access to the personal information that we may process on our site, update or correct your details, restrict our use of your personal information, object to our use of your personal information, to receive your personal information in a usable electronic format and transmit it to a third party, or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems. You may exercise these rights by e-mailing us. We will treat all such requests in accordance with applicable local law.

We do not share your personal information with third parties unless we have a lawful basis for doing so.

We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We require all employees and principals to keep personal information confidential and only authorized personnel have access to this personal information.

We will keep your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you. Once our relationship with you has come to an end, we will retain your personal information for a period of time that enables us to: maintain our business records for analysis and/or audit purposes; comply with record retention requirements under the law; defend or bring any legal claims; and deal with any complaints.

We will delete your personal information when it is no longer required for these purposes. If there is any information that we are unable, for technical reasons, to delete entirely from our systems, we will put in place appropriate measures to prevent any further processing or use of the data.

Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country other than the one it was provided. When we do so, we transfer this information in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

By providing any personal information to this website, you fully understand and consent to the transfer, collection, storage and processing of such personal information to the extent permitted in our Privacy Policy.

Information you provide is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of this information.

If there are changes or additions to this privacy policy, we will notify you by posting those changes here. Please check this web page periodically to see any changes we have made to our Privacy Policy.

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