We are committed to protecting your privacy. We respect your right to privacy and are committed to providing clear and honest information to explain how we use the information you give us.
What personal information we collect and how we use it?
We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) We collect information about you for the following reasons:
- To process your accounts / tax returns / payroll/Vat Returns and corporation tax returns;
- To provide you with the best service possible;
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Use of personal information
We use the information you provide for the following purposes:
To send updates regarding the status of your enquiry;
To send an annual newsletter of HMRC updates;
When you sign up to our practice, we need to know some personal information in order for us to carry out the work you requested. This allows us to process your request.
We will not email you unless you have given us your consent. If you are already receiving our annual newsletter by post or emails, you may opt out at any time by replying or writing to us requesting to opt out!
Your Email Address
Your e-mail address will be used to communicate with you about your accountancy status. Your e-mail address will be not used for our marketing purposes
You can ask us in writing for a copy of all the personal information we hold about you. We must respond to your request within one calendar month. There will be no charge to have a printed copy of the information. You will need to give enough information for our staff to identify you (for example, your full name, address and date of birth). You will need to provide ID (for example, your passport, full driving license) before any information is released to you. Under GDPR you have the following rights concerning your personal data:
- Right of access;
- Right to rectification;
- Right to erasure (right to be forgotten;
- Right to restriction of processing;
- Right to data portability;
- Right to withdraw consent;
- Right to object to direct marketing, and
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
If you decide to leave our practice we will give you adequate time to collect all your paperwork necessary and thereafter all information will be destroyed appropriately.
Physical and Electronic Data Security
We safeguard your private information by implementing the appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedure necessary to protect your privacy. To further protect your security, we also take the reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to your personal profile or making data changes. We are committed to protecting your privacy and have security measures in place to prevent unauthorised access to and disclosure of your personal information.
We will not pass your information to any third parties.