Privacy Statement

Whitehorne Scientific Consulting is committed to providing all of its clients with the highest levels of customer service. This includes protecting their privacy and the privacy of their employees.

Personal information

Depending on the nature of the engagement with a client, Whitehorne Scientific Consulting may hold personal information about the client and/or its employees, which may include names, addresses, telephone number(s), email addresses, and sensitive company information.

Personal information may be used to:

Verify identity; gain an understanding of the client’s requirements; provide the required services; administer and manage those services; respond to any queries or feedback; and research and develop our services.

Personal information may be used for:

Research in our capacity of engagement by the client (subject to the contractual agreement with the client); customer enquiries and follow up on past engagements; billing and debt recovery activities.

Personal information may be disclosed to:

The client’s authorised representatives or legal advisors (when requested); Whitehorne Scientific Consulting’s professional advisors, accountants, auditors and lawyers; Government and regulatory authorities as required by law.

National laws on privacy

In the case that Whitehorne Scientific Consulting needs to disclose personal information to another agency, business or organisation for any of the purposes stated above, Whitehorne Scientific Consulting will take all reasonable attempts to ensure that the recipients are bound by confidentiality and privacy in relation to the protection of the client’s information, in keeping with national laws on privacy (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens).

Access to personal information

Clients can access personal information held by Whitehorne Scientific Consulting, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. For security reasons, clients or individuals may be required to put their request in writing.