We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you have requested from us. We will never sell, share or use your personal information other than as described here.
This policy sets out how we will use and share the information that you give us. The Accountants Recipe is a trading name for Jaffer Accountancy Ltd. This policy describes your relationship with Jaffer Accountancy Ltd and how we process your data.
Who We Are And How To Contact Us
Jaffer Accountancy is a trading name of Jaffer Accountancy Ltd that is registered in England and is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under the Data Protection Act 1998. The data controller is: Shabbar Jaffer. You can get in touch with us in any of the following ways:
Phone: 0121 227 6277
Post: Apex House, Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1TR
How to change your preferences
You can visit The Accountants Recipe website (www.theaccountantsrecipe.co.uk) to contact us to change your preferences at anytime.
How we operate
We operate in line with EU GDPR (May 2018) data protection guidelines. We are committed to maintaining your personal rights and allow all users to change or withdraw their opt-in options at anytime. We will also advise you on how to complain to the relevant authorities, namely the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The Accountants Recipe are Accountants, Tax Advisers and Payroll services providers. This policy relates to users of The Accountants Recipe (Jaffer Accountancy Ltd). Processing of your data is required in order to offer you these services. This policy applies to individuals who have registered with The Accountants Recipe as either a client, user, administrator, or in any other capacity.
What this policy applies to
This section describes the lawful basis for processing your data and applies to the information about yourself that you choose to provide us with or that you allow us to collect. This includes (as a customer):
Information you provide during the registration process
Information you provide in the form of number data, messages or meta-data
Information we collect about how you use the website
Information relating to purchase of services and other transactions
Information given and stored as part of our ongoing relationship
Scope of Consent
Opting out at a later date
Once you have given your consent, you can amend or withdraw your consent at anytime. You can also choose to object to processing at anytime. We respect all user rights as defined in GDPR. If you have any comments or wish to complain please visit The Accountants Recipe or contact us anytime.
How we store and process your data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they cease being customers (for tax purposes). In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see below for further information.
Your account data will be collected stored and processed within the UK & Ireland only. Your data will be stored as described here or until you request removal of your personal data from our system. Please note that we will be unable to carry out your request to be removed if there is still an open transaction against your account.
In order to provide updates and offers that may be of interest to you we use recognised third parties to take payment. We will store transactions, payment (this does not include payment card data) and order data for up to 7 years or for as long as required by UK financial and company regulations. These third parties may operate outside the EU.
We will only use your personal data when legally permitted. The most common uses of your personal data are:
Where we need to perform the contract between us
Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal ground for processing your personal data, other than in relation to sending marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
We may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground, depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please email us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
We are a data controller. In relation to the information that you provide to us, we are legally responsible for how that information is handled. We will comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR (2018) in the way we use and share your personal data. Among other things, this means that we will only use your personal data:
Fairly and lawfully
As set out in the legislation and this policy
To the extent necessary for these purposes
We will process your personal data ourselves as the data processor. We will take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information that you supply.
The Accountants Recipe may from time to time use your information for marketing, account management or relationship management purposes. The main purpose of this is to provide you with information about goods and services which we think may be of interest to you and/or to maintain any existing relationship we may have with you.
Your data is not shared with any third parties other than as described here.
The data you submit during the registration process
The data you provide on an ongoing basis as part of our relationship
By giving consent during the purchase of service to send you marketing information about goods and services that they think you may be interested in.
In addition, we may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table above:
Service providers who provide IT and system administration services
Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services
HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities based in the United Kingdom and other relevant jurisdictions who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.
We will report any breaches or potential breaches to the appropriate authorities within 24 hours and to anyone affected by a breach within 72 hours. If you have any queries or concerns about your data usage please contact us.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
Under the Data Protection Act, we are also permitted to share some information with third parties who use such data for non-marketing purposes (including credit and risk assessment and management, identification and fraud prevention, debt collection and returning assets to you).
Contacting us, exercising your information rights and Complaints