Independent Audit Limited are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us (here, by phone, by email or otherwise), will be processed by us. We will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.independentaudit.com (“our Site”) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
You may visit this site without revealing any personal information. However, if you request specific information, provide feedback, or participate in a marketing initiative, you will be disclosing personal data to us. This will be treated in accordance with the principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR). We will take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal data is protected against unauthorised access and it will not be disclosed or sold to another company or organisation. The only time we may disclose your personal data is when we are legally bound to do so or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
These policies are subject to periodic review and any changes will be included in this section of the site.
This website is managed by Independent Audit Limited, registered in England & Wales with registered number 4373559.
Independent Audit Limited is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party sites to which links are provided. The privacy policies on such sites should be checked before providing any personal information.
Independent Audit Limited will only collect and use personal data voluntarily and openly provided to this website. A user may choose to provide Independent Audit Limited with limited personal data as required in order to register for certain services; once registered the information will only be used for the specified purpose(s).
At the present time, IP addresses of authorised users are not logged for either administrative or other purposes. It will normally be clear when personal information is being collected. The information required is the minimum necessary to enable Independent Audit Limited to deal with the services requested, but additional information may be requested in order for Independent Audit Limited to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested, it is highlighted, and its provision is voluntary.
We use Google Analytics to analyse our website usage and create reports for internal use at Independent Audit Limited only.
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. At all times, we will comply with our obligations, safeguard your rights under the applicable legislation.
Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (eg by subscribing to our bulletin), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes:
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email with information and news on our services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our legal obligations.
Independent Audit Limited will only provide personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:
Independent Audit Limited assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of personal data once it has been submitted. We would like to keep your personal data accurate and up to date. If you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies, please let us know by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a data subject you have the following rights under the GDPR, which the policy and our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
You have the right ask us to confirm whether or not we are using personal data relating to you and – where we are doing so – to confirm the following:
Where you request, we shall provide a copy of your personal data that we are processing. The first copy will be provided free of charge but – for any further copies – we may charge a reasonable fee based on our administrative costs.
You have the right to require that we promptly rectify any inaccurate personal data relating to you. Where applicable, you will also have the right to require us to complete any incomplete personal data (including by you providing a statement that supplements those data).
You have the right to require that we promptly erase any personal data relating to you and (where you make such a request) we shall do so where:
However, this right does not apply in certain circumstances. For example, where we need to use your information in order to:
You have the right to require that we restrict how we use your personal data where:
Where you restrict our processing, your personal data shall (save for mere storage) only be processed:
Where you have required that we restrict how we process your personal data, we will inform you before we lift any restriction.
In principle, you have the right to be provided with a copy of the personal data you provided to us (and which we hold about you) in a commonly used format. However, this only applies where the lawful basis on which we are relying to process your data is your consent or fulfilment of a contract between us. We do not rely on either of these bases to process your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your information where we are conducting that processing on the basis of our legitimate interests. Where you object to that processing, we shall stop that processing, except where we can demonstrate that:
Where you believe that there has been a breach of the Act or the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with data protection supervisory authorities throughout the European Union. In particular, the authorities in the country (or countries) where:
In the United Kingdom, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office. The Office’s website is ico.org.uk.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice and our data protection practices are welcomed and may be addressed to us at either:
Data Protection Officer, Independent Audit Limited, 107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN, United Kingdom, or email@example.com