Fairseat Accountancy Services Ltd

Privacy notice

We take every prudent level of protection to ensure that your data remains safe with us. All personal information provided to and held by us will be treated as strictly private and confidential.

Lawful reason for processing

We record your personal data for the purpose of providing you with accountancy services. Your data will only be shared with the UK tax authorities for this specific purpose or for complementary risk management products. We will not transfer your data internationally.

The right to be informed

We will only use and disclose information that we hold about you in the normal course of providing accountancy services or arranging and subsequently administering insurance policies designed to provide you with coverage for our fees in the event of you being investigated by HMRC.

This will involve passing information to insurance providers. We or they may carry out various checks and pass your details to others for reasons that may include:

  • Identity checks.
  • Sanction checks.
  • Information exchanges with the Police
  • Working with fraud prevention agencies, industry databases and registers.
  • Obtaining information from other public and private sources and credit searches with credit reference agencies (these may appear on your credit report whether or not cover is arranged).
  • Claims handling including insurers, loss adjusters and other claims professionals.

Consent

Existing client’s prior t the advent of GDPR are deemed to have provided us with implicit consent to use their data. All new and existing clients will be asked for their specific consent to use their data in line with the regulation. We will not contact you in respect of other services that we may offer from time to time unless we have obtained your consent to do so. You can stop this consent at any time by giving us notice.

We will not disclose any information to any other parties without your consent unless required to do so by law or regulation. You are free to withdraw your consent to use your data at any time though this may prevent us from providing you with our services.

The right to access

All of our clients have the right to access the data that we hold. If you wish to see your data and cannot attend our office to do so this will be provided to you either:

  • As a series of PDF documents – these will be emailed to you at the email address that we hold in our records.
  • As a series of PDF documents contained within a dongle – this will be posted to your home address “recorded delivery”.
  • If you do not have access to the necessary computing power to receive documents in this way we can supply your file in paper format.

We will provide this information to you within 30 days of receipt of your request and you are entitled to receive this information free of charge.

PLEASE NOTE that we have the right to refuse or charge for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive. If we take this course of action we will write to you to inform our reasons why. If this should occur and you are unhappy with our decision you may complain to the Information Commissioner as detailed at the end of this notice. You also have the full redress available to you through the court system.

The right to rectification

We will ensure that if you find any errors within the data that we hold we will take immediate steps to rectify them. We will also ensure that we notify any other parties, for instance insurance companies that may have relied on your data, of the changes you have advised.

The right to erasure

We will ensure that we erase your contact data from all of our systems if requested as long as this does not conflict with the law or our obligations under regulation.

The right to restrict processing

We will only use your data for the purpose of providing accountancy services. We will not sell your data or pass it on to any other persons. It could be that we anonymise your data for the purpose of developing new products and services.

If you wish to restrict the use of your data we will act in accordance with your wishes, however, we may not be able to offer our services without your full details and consent.

The right to data portability

We will supply your data to other persons or organisations at your request. This will be provided within 14 days of any request and will be supplied in either a paper format or an electronic medium to the email address that you specify. We will do our best to accommodate requests in whatever format you require but can only do so within the limitations of our own systems.

 The right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

Farirseat Accountancy Services Ltd will not use your data in this way.

The right to object

All customers have the right to object to the way in which we handle their data. If you have an objection please in the first instance contact us as below. We will immediately investigate your objection and take action as is appropriate.

Name: Tony Holdsworth                                  

Title: Managing Director                                                       

Contact Telephone Number: 01732 820 081

Notwithstanding our own investigations you also have the right to take your objection to the Information Commissioners Office.

This can be done through:

  1. The Information Commissioner’s Office web site https://ico.org.uk/
  2. The ICO web site has functionality for a live web chat if this is easier
  3. Calling the Information Commissioner’s Office helpline on 0303 123 1113

Data Retention

We will retain details of your accounts for seven years after which they will be destroyed.