GDPR and other hocus pocus
GDPR Compliance Statement
With effect from 25th May 2018 new General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) are in force regarding Data Protection. We therefore confirm the following:
CS Corporate Solutions is committed to ensuring the security and protection of any information which the company processes and with due compliance to data protection. We take this matter seriously and assure our clients of total confidentiality and safeguarding of any information or data held either on paper or electronically.
We collect personal information from clients and others and we refer to publicly available data such as that held by Companies House.
We use this personal information to
- maintain records
- understand needs and how they may be met
- process financial transactions
- prevent and detect crime, fraud or corruption
- ensure compliance with applicable regulatory standards
- make decisions about employing staff, and to perform obligations/exercising rights under the contract of employment and conferred by maw in relation to employment contracts, and to deal with matters arising from the employment relationship
- meet other legal responsibilities
Who do not generally share your personal information with anyone, but it can be part of accounts and tax returns and other returns and reports and applications that we submit on your behalf, or as required for the work we carry out, or as required by law.
If you are an accounts or tax client and do not provide your personal information we will not be able to act for you. If we are dealing with a related insolvency, we only ask for information that we consider it necessary for you to provide, and we treat that information in confidence.
We retain your personal information for no longer than required. Generally, we will delete it and destroy paper files six months after the engagement is completed, or as soon as convenient thereafter.
No personal information is held outside the EEA
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information about you that we hold. You may ask us to correct any personal information about you that you believe is not accurate, complete and up to date. You have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:
- you consider that we no longer require the information for the purposes for which it was obtained.
- we are using that information with your consent and you have withdrawn your consent
- you have validly objected to our use of your personal information – see Objecting to how we may use your information below.
- our use of your personal information is contrary to law or our other legal obligations.
Where we use your personal information to perform tasks carried out in the public interest then, if you ask us to, we will stop using that personal information unless there are overriding legitimate grounds to continue.
In some cases, you may ask us to restrict how we use your personal information. This right might apply, for example, where we are checking the accuracy of personal information about you that we hold or assessing the validity of any objection you have made to our use of your information. The right might also apply where there is no longer a basis for using your personal information, but you don't want us to delete the data. Where this right to validly exercised, we may only use the relevant personal information with your consent, for legal claims or where there are other public interest grounds to do so.
Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose(s) for which consent was given.
Please contact us if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
We keep this privacy statement under regular review and will place any updates on the news page of our website http://www.cscorporatesolutions.co.uk/csc/news/ We will print and post a copy to you on request.
This privacy statement was last updated on 25 May 2018
For complaints and for further advice, contact:
Charles H Sands LLB BA(Hons) CA
64 Allardice Street
Stonehaven AB39 2AA
Tel: 01569 760321
We seek to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle your personal information, but you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office, whose contact details are as follows:
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House, Water Lane
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Telephone - 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745
Website - https://ico.org.uk/concerns