KPMG LLP (U.S.) Safe Harbor Privacy Policy 


KPMG LLP, the U.S. member firm ("KPMG"), as part of its privacy policy, complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland. KPMG has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.


To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view KPMG’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor.


Some types of personal information may be subject to other privacy-related requirements and policies, which are consistent with Safe Harbor. For example:

 

  • Some KPMG sites have their own privacy policies;
  • Personal information regarding and/or received from clients is also subject to any specific agreement with, or notice to, the client, as well as additional applicable laws and professional standards.
  • Personal information regarding KPMG personnel and personnel of other member firms of the KPMG International network is subject to internal human resource policies

 

In compliance with the US-EU Safe Harbor Principles, KPMG commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information.  European Union citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact KPMG at: us-privacy@kpmg.com.

 

KPMG has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by KPMG, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints for more information and to file a complaint.