Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you.

Please get in touch if you have any questions.

Purpose of this notice

This notice describes how we collect and use personal data about you, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 and any other national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK (‘Data Protection Legislation’).

Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation and this notice, we are the ‘data controller’. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data about you. We are required under the Data Protection Legislation to notify you of the information contained in this privacy notice.

We have appointed a data protection manager. Our data protection manager is our Data Protection Point of Contact and is responsible for assisting with enquiries in relation to this privacy notice or our treatment of your personal data. Should you wish to contact our Data Protection Point of Contact you can do so using the contact details noted below in the ‘How to contact us’ section of this policy.


What information do we collect about you?

As a firm of accountants (ICO Registration Number ZA156196), we collect personal information about you: directly from you; ID verification databases; your previous professional advisers; and HMRC when you register with us.

By submitting your personal data you CONSENT to it being processed.


How will we use the information about you?

We take your privacy and the privacy of the information we process very seriously.

We collect information about you to:

  • Administer your account with us;
  • comply with our obligations under the Money Laundering, Terrorist and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (as amended);
  • process payroll;
  • pension submissions;
  • prepare tax returns; and
  • write letters to HMRC.

We will obtain your permission before we write to any other third parties except as required by law or as provided for in regulatory, ethical or other professional pronouncements.


Marketing

We do not use your information for marketing purposes. We may use your email address for sending information relevant to the services that we provide to you.


Regulatory compliance and quality control

As a firm is regulated by the Association of Accountancy Technicians (AAT), we are subject to periodic monitoring visits, during these visits our Regulator has access to all of our records.

As part of our commitment to providing a quality service, our work is periodically subject to an independent quality control review. Our reviewers are highly experienced professional people, and are bound by the same requirements for confidentiality as our principals, subcontractors, consultants and staff.


Data retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected. We destroy correspondence and papers which are more than 7 years old unless they are of a permanent nature.


Access to your information, correction and erasure

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address: info@leighpark.biz

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate or where you do not consider that we have a valid reason for continuing to hold it.


Cookies

We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical functions on our website and you can read their privacy policy here.


Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 19th February 2021.


How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information, we hold about you: by emailing: Annette Pettitt at info@leighpark.biz

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues, at any time. The ICO’s 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


Get in Touch

Please send us a message, call 0800 0935 024 or send an email to info@leighpark.biz


Postal address: 141 Leigh Park Accountancy Ltd, Leigh Park Road, Bradford-on-Avon, BA15 1TQ

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