Privacy and Cookies

Privacy Statement & Cookies Policy...


This privacy statement sets out how Blossom & Achieve uses and protects any information that you give when using this website.


Blossom & Achieve is committed to ensuring that we are GDPR compliant and that your privacy is protected. You can be assured that any information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


What we collect:

For the purposes of GDPR legislation, Blossom & Achieve Bookkeeper is  the "data controller".


We may collect the following data: 


Personal Data:

including name, date of birth, gender, profession & job title 


Contact/Demographic information:

including postal addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers 


Financial Information:

in order to fulfill the services we provide to you 


IP address

 

Web browser type and version 


Operating System


In each case it will be in accordance with this privacy policy.



What we do with the information we gather:


Data may be used by us for the following reasons:


- Internal record keeping

- Improvement of the services we provided and this website 

- Informing you of new services from Blossom & Achieve

- Informing you of third party materials that may be of interest to you


Who we may share data with:


We may share your data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:


Group: Employees of Blossom & Achieve, Agents and/or Professional Advisors:

Reason: to provide the service you require


Group: Relevant authorities

Reason: to fulfill all legal requirements


In each case it will be in accordance with this privacy policy.


Security:


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.


In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies:


When you visit a website, it saves a small text file on your device which is called a cookie.

A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.


We use two types of cookie on this website:


1. Session cookies (transient) 

These cookies are used to collect session information and no information identifying the user is collected.

These cookies are erased when the user closes their browser.


2. Persistent cookies (permanent or stored).

These cookies are used to track visitor's surfing behaviour and remember their site preferences. These remain on your hard drive until they either expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted.

You can control or delete cookies as desired. Please see aboutcookies.org for more information.

You will still be able to browse this website, but some features or functionality may not work as intended.

 
Links to other websites:


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest.


Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


How long will we hold your data for: 


Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the data be deleted.


If we delete your data, it may still persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.


Controlling your personal information:


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.


You have the following rights in relation to your data:


Right to access - the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information.


Right to correct - the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.


Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems.


Right to restrict our use of your data - the right to "block" us from using your data or limit the way in which we can use it.


Right to data portability - the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.


Right to object - the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.


To exercise any of your rights set out above please emai: info@blossomandachieve.co.uk 


If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority.


For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).

The ICO's contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk


It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current.

Please keep us informed if your data changes during the period for which we hold it.


Changes to our privacy statement & cookies policy:


We keep our privacy statement & cookies policy under regular review and reserve the right to amend and update them as required.


It is recommended that check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


This privacy statement is effective from 11/10/2019.

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