The General Data Protection Regulation is the biggest change to UK data privacy law in 20 years.
It comes into force on 25th May 2018 and introduces significant changes to data privacy in the UK and the EU. It is the most stringent data protection regulation in the world.
The Regulations mean:
At David Roberton & Co. we are committed to protecting your personal information and we will keep your personal data confidential unless we are required to disclose it by law or regulation.
What personal information do we collect?
We collect information about you when first you use our services and, where necessary, as part of those services:
Use of personal information
We use your data to provide you with our tax, accountancy and audit services, where applicable.
With whom might we share your information?
Where required by regulation and by law, and otherwise only as and if specifically instructed by you.
We will provide relevant information to H M Revenue & Customs. We will provide information to other persons such as your bank, solicitor, etc., only when instructed to do so by you.
Where is your information processed?
All your information is processed within the UK.
Protection of your information
We have stringent controls in place to help protect personal information and to minimise loss or damage through accident, negligence or deliberate actions.
Where do we obtain our information?
We collect information directly from you and from a variety of sources, including:
Your individual rights
Under GDPR, you have the following rights in relation to how we use your information:
All information is treated as 100% confidential and private. Apart from HMRC, we never share your information with any other person or organisation, unless you specifically instruct us, or authorise us to do so.