|GDPR Privacy Statement|
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and UK data protection laws, the controller is Churchill Tax Advisers & Accountants Ltd of 361 Green Lane, Ilford, Essex, IG3 9TQ.
About this document
How we collect your information
We may collect your personal data by means of a form on our website or by telephone, email, fax, or post. We may collect this data in the following ways:
• Directly from you, when you provide your personal data or submit an online enquiry on our website for providing tax or accountancy related advice or service
The types of information we collect
We may collect the following types of personal information about you:
• Contact information, including email addresses, passport, your name, date of birth, telephone numbers, national insurance numbers, tax reference numbers and postal addresses
Why we use personal data
We use your personal data in order to enable us to deliver and charge for the tax and accountancy related advice and services we provide in accordance with our contractual obligations, including keeping you up to date with any changes to the tax law and updates in the tax profession. For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and UK data protection laws, when processing your personal data we are relying on the legal basis of:
• Our contract with you to provide tax and accountancy related advice and services
The information we collect and process is required for us to be able to perform our contractual obligations and receive payment from you for the tax and accountancy related advice and services we provide. Should you fail to provide this information, we would not be able to deliver under the terms of our contract with you.
Sharing your information with others
We do not sell your personal data. We may share your personal data with another party, including a software vendor (who is providing you with software or technical support), an IT support business (who is providing you with IT support), cloud based backup providers, an outsourcing accountancy firm or company that we use to process tax and accountancy related services (such as tax returns, accounts, payroll, pensions, VAT returns etc), or a firm of accountants (who is working on your behalf), so long as we are able to determine that the other party is acting on your behalf. We may also share your personal data with our card payment services provider or other facilities allowing us to take payments from your bank account by way of one off or regular direct debits or to enable us to take payment from you by debit or credit card.
We keep your personal data only for as long as necessary and usually for a minimum of six years. We keep your contact information until we consider there is no need to provide tax and accountancy related advice or service or until you request it to be erased.
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
• Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it
Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply. Further details regarding these rights can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website:
Contact and complaints
If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner. You can find out more about your rights under applicable data protection laws from the Information Commissioner’s Office website: