Privacy Statement for CoZone
“Azets Group” means, together, Azets Opco Limited (BR019040) and any member of its group of companies;
“Employer” means the party contracting with Azets Group for the purposes of using CoZone; and
“you” and “your” means the end users, employees or contact persons of the Employer, to whom this Privacy Statement applies.
Azets Group respects your privacy as a data subject. Our goal is to provide you with a positive experience when using CoZone.
This Privacy Statement outlines your rights to privacy when using CoZone and our commitment to safeguarding your personal data. Azets Group’s ambition is to be fully transparent in our privacy practices and the choices you can make regarding your personal data that is processed by Azets Group in CoZone.
Azets Group is an international business services group with legal entities, business processes, management structures and technical systems across borders. Azets Group delivers services to customers in Europe, including your Employer. The Azets Opco Limited head office is located at 16 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5AH, United Kingdom. Azets Group companies are located in the United Kingdom and the EU/EEA area and are therefore subject to European data protection and privacy regulations and directives. Our privacy policies and guidelines respect and comply with applicable privacy legislation.
This Privacy Statement applies to CoZone only.
CoZone is an extensive portal for payroll and accounting services. It is cloud based, so the tasks and data you need is available wherever you are, whichever platform you are working on.
The applications integrated in CoZone are not covered by this Privacy Statement; please instead refer to the privacy statement embedded within the individual applications. General privacy statements specific for businesses within Azets Group may be found at:
This Privacy Statement for CoZone provides information about data processing carried out by Azets Group when data processing is performed on behalf of your Employer based on their instructions.
Personal data is information that can identify you as an individual person, such as name, email address, street address or phone number. Processing your personal data is necessary for us to serve you and your Employer.
What Personal Data We Collect
The types of data that Azets Group collects when using the CoZone Portal may be:
- Contact information such as name, phone number, and e-mail
- Job information such as company name
How We Collect Personal Data
In general, Azets Group collects data directly from you or other persons linked to your Employer. These persons may be a manager or colleague. If your Employer purchases Azets Group services via a Azets Group company, we may collect information about you from the Azets Group company.
We also collect data when you register into CoZone for the first time.
How We Use/Process Your Personal Data
Azets Group as a Data Processor
Azets Group companies provide many different services to its customers. These services involve processing of data which may include processing of your personal data. The purposes of the processing are determined by your Employer. In such cases the Employer acts as a data controller for your data. Azets Group companies will act as the data processor or sub-processor in such cases and will process the data on behalf of and according to applicable privacy legislation and instructions given by your Employer and determined in the commercial agreement and Data Processing Agreement between the Employer and the relevant Azets Group company.
If you have any questions, comments, claims or any other issues regarding the use of your personal data which Azets Group processes, please submit these to your Employer as the data controller. As a data processor, Azets Group cannot give you access to your personal data without instructions given by the data controller to do so. If law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies request disclosure of your personal data, Azets Group will promptly notify the data controller and we may disclose such data only to comply with applicable law or regulation.
Sub-contractors and Transfer of Personal Data
Different applications are integrated into CoZone. Some of the applications are developed by Azets Group, while others are developed by Azets Group sub-contractors.
Azets Group ensures compliance with applicable data protection legislation, including GDPR, both internally and towards all its sub-contractors. Azets Group places contractual obligations on any sub-contractors which have access to and/or process personal data in order to comply with applicable privacy legislation.
You will find the information about any sub-contractors in the privacy statements of the relevant Azets Group companies. You will find the links to these privacy statements above.
Whom We Share Your Personal Data With
In CoZone we only share your personal data with the relevant Azets Group companies who require access to the information, as well as your Employer. Additionally, Azets Group ensures that persons authorised to process the personal data have committed themselves to confidentiality or are under an appropriate statutory obligation of confidentiality. You may find the information about how each company shares personal data in the privacy statement of that specific company. Again, you will find the links to the privacy statements above.
Right to Access, Rectify, Erase Your Personal Data etc.
If you require access to, or wish to modify the personal data we hold about you, you should refer to your Employer to determine the appropriate data protection contact.
You have the right to request a copy of your personal data from your Employer, who is the data controller. In such cases, again, you should refer to the Employer for the appropriate contact.
Data Security and Retention
How we keep your personal data secure
Azets Group takes the trust you place in us seriously. Azets Group is committed to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or other deviant processing of your data. Further, Azets Group is committed to ensure proper use of the information, to maintain data integrity and to secure data availability. As part of our commitment, we utilise reasonable and appropriate physical, technical, and administrative procedures and measures to safeguard the information we collect and process. Azets Group has implemented a number of security measures, including:
- Secure operating environments - Azets Group stores your data in secure operating environments that are only accessible to Azets Group employees and subcontractors on a need-to-know basis. Azets Group also follows generally accepted industry standards in this respect.
- Encryption of payment information
- Prior authentication for account access - Azets Group requires its registered users to verify their identity (e.g. both password and generated PIN via mobile) before they can access or make changes to their account in order to prevent unauthorized access.
How long we store your personal data
Azets Group will only retain your personal data for 60 days after your account becomes inactive, and in any event only for as long as instructed by your Employer, while also taking into account our need to answer queries or resolve problems and to comply with legal requirements under applicable laws.
When the personal data collected is no longer required or as directed by your Employer, we destroy or delete your personal data in a secure manner.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may modify this Privacy Statement for CoZone from time to time; we will post the revised statement on https://login.cozone.com/privacy with an updated revision date. We encourage you to review the Privacy Statement regularly. If we make significant changes to our Privacy Statement that materially alter our privacy practices, we may also notify you by other means
The last update of this Privacy Statement was 7. September 2020.
How to Contact Us
We value your opinion. If you have any comments or questions about our Privacy Statement for CoZone, any unresolved privacy or data use concerns that we have not addressed satisfactorily, or questions concerning a possible breach of your privacy, please send them to DPO@azets.co.uk
For requests to see, correct or erase your personal data, or for other privacy matters which do not relate to CoZone, please contact your Employer.