Data protection Statement
HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS is committed to operating in a way that complies fully with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS recognises that the personal data legitimately required in order to carry out its business must be collected, processed, stored and disposed of fairly, lawfully and with due regard to confidentiality. HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS fully respects your privacy.
HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS has a clear policy to enable it to meet its obligations in relation to the eight legally enforceable Data Protection Principles laid out in the Act. You can view these principles by asking to see our Data Protection Policy.
All HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS employees have responsibilities under the Data Protection
Act 1998 and are trained appropriately for their specific roles on complying with the provisions of the Act. Managers are trained to ensure that Within their areas their staff and workers are aware Of their responsibilities and adhere to the relevant requirements and processes.
By you providing your personal data, you are agreeing to its processing and use by HAWTHORN
ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS its partner organisations (principally HMRC, Companies House etc.) for the purpose for which it was given.
We may also disclose your personal information to our partner organisations in connection with the purpose for which you provided the data. We will not share the data with any other third party unless permitted to under the Act, including for example, disclosures in respect of the prevention or detection Of crime, the assessment or collection Of tax or duty, disclosures required by law or by order Of a court, or disclosures for or in connection with any legal proceedings.
Managers and staff within HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS will take all necessary steps to make sure that personal data is kept secure at all times against unauthorised or unlawful loss or disclosure. HAWTHORN ACCOUNTANCY SOLUTIONS will retain personal data only for as long as it is needed for its original purpose. Any data no longer required will be deleted or disposed of confidentially and completely. Records deleted on live systems will also be deleted from system back-ups and archives, along With any hard copies.
The Data protection Act gives rights to individuals in respect of the personal data held about them. Please refer to Information Commissioner’s Office website for further information. One of those rights is the right to access the information we hold about you (for which there may be a small charge). You can obtain a copy of the information we hold for you from the Data protection Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org