ABS Accountancy

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy ensures compliance with GDPR 2018 through robust policies, procedures, and training outlined in our privacy policy. We consistently review our data security measures to uphold the highest standards of protection.

Our information and client data complied fully with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018. Additionally, we maintain policies, procedures, and training on data protection, confidentiality, and security.

Personal Data Sharing

We will only share personal data with others when we are legally permitted to do so.   When we share data with others, we put contractual arrangements and security mechanisms in place as appropriate to protect the data and to comply with our data protection, confidentiality, and security standards.

We ensure adequate protection for all personal data and conduct all transfers of personal data outside the EU lawfully.  Where we transfer personal data outside of the EU to a country not determined by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data, the transfers will be under an agreement which covers the EU requirements for the transfer of personal data outside the EU, such as the European Commission approved standard contractual clauses.  The European Commission-approved standard contractual clauses available here.

This website complies with all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.  We secure our website with SSL, encrypting all personal data collected from it.

ABS ACCOUNTANCY LTD is committed to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to us.  We comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.  Please read this Privacy Policy in full to learn about your rights, what information we collect, and how we use and protect it.

No part of this site’s text or graphics may be reproduced or transmitted in any form without ABS Accountancy’s prior written permission.  Additionally, ABS Accountancy is not responsible for the content of any external website.

We only use your personal information for the specific purposes for which you provided it unless you choose to receive additional information when requesting materials or contacting us.

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We store personal data on our servers based in the UK. When you use our website, software applications, or services, you may need to provide personal information, such as your name, address, email, and account details. This information helps us manage our website, applications, client databases, and marketing materials while ensuring compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, adopted into UK law under the Data Protection Act 2018.

Indirectly, we acquire personal data about individuals from sources such as recruitment services and our clients. This data is then linked to our customer relationship management records to enhance our understanding and support of business clients, subscribers, and individuals. These actions serve our legal obligations or legitimate interests.

Additionally, we acquire personal data about individuals indirectly from sources like recruitment services and our clients. We link this data to our customer relationship management records to enhance our understanding and support of business clients, subscribers, and individuals. These actions fulfil our legal obligations or serve legitimate interests. 

How we collect personal data

We store personal data on servers located in the UK.  Additionally, when you use our website, software, or services, you may provide details such as your name, address, email, and account information.  Moreover, this information assists in managing our site, applications, client databases, and marketing materials.  Furthermore, our storage practices adhere to the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR guidelines for secure data handling.

Storing your personal information only for its intended purpose unless you choose to receive additional information.  Data is collected directly from you through various channels such as business cards, online forms, subscriptions, registrations, events, office visits, or job applications.  Additionally, data is obtained indirectly from sources, including recruitment services and clients.  Importantly, this data supports our business clients, subscribers, and individuals fulfilling legal obligations or serving legitimate interests.

Blogs & other social media

Users can share content via blogs, forums, and social media on this website. Consequently, contributions may be visible to other users and used by them, over whom we have limited control. Comments may be reviewed and edited before publication, and we reserve the right to decide whether to publish them. ABS Accountancy assumes no responsibility for user-posted material.

Additionally, communications and content submitted via our blogs or social platforms are non-confidential and non-proprietary. Therefore, we may use such content for any purpose and retain perpetual, royalty-free rights to incorporate it into other works. By submitting content, you agree to use the website lawfully and respect others’ rights. You must refrain from prohibited behaviour, including unlawful, abusive, defamatory, or privacy-violating conduct. You also agree to indemnify ABS Accountancy against claims arising from your violation of these terms.

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External Partnerships and IT Services

We partner with third-party organizations for service delivery and internal IT management, ensuring they comply with our privacy policy. This includes providers of IT, cloud-based software, identity management, website hosting, data analysis, backup, security, and storage services. Personal data is securely stored in global data centers within their cloud infrastructure.

Sharing with law enforcement and regulatory agencies

We aspire to be transparent when we collect and use personal data and tell you why we need it. We provide professional advice and reports on tax, advisory, audit, pension administration, restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, and other services. These typically include reviewing client files for quality assurance and processing personal data.

On occasions, third parties may request disclosure of personal data to ensure compliance with laws, investigate crimes, or defend legal rights. We comply only if permitted by law under Article 9(2) of the UK GDPR and Article 6, which provides lawful bases.

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