Legal & disclaimer

Please note

The information contained on this site is for general guidance only. You should neither act, nor refrain from acting, on the basis of any such information. You should take appropriate professional advice on your particular circumstances because the application of laws and regulations will vary depending on particular circumstances and because laws and regulations undergo frequent changes.

Wilkins Southworth disclaims all responsibility (including negligence) for all consequences of any person acting, or refraining from acting in reliance on, information contained in this site. Our terms of business, clientele and personnel, may have changed prior to your review of this site.

We are registered to carry on audit work and authorised to carry on investment business by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Privacy Policy

Background

This privacy notice sets out how we, Wilkins Southworth, Chartered Certified Accountants whose office is 10 -12 Barnes High Street, Barnes, SW13 9LW uses and protects any personal information we collect or generate in relation to you whilst using this site or contacting us using information from this site.

We have reviewed and updated this Privacy Notice together with our policies, processes and procedures to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016 / 679 and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (the Regulations). We may amend this Privacy Notice from time to time.

What we collect and the purpose of processing

The types of personal data we collect from using our site:

  • Personal data when you contact us using the information contained on our website
  • Cookies when you visit our site (see our Cookie Policy)

Your consent

By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to us:

  • using the personal data you supply when you contact us
  • placing cookies on your computer (unless you disable them by using your browser settings)

Please read this notice carefully for details about the information we collect when you use this site. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection related to this site, you must disable them using your browser settings.

What we do with the information we gather

Contact details
We use the personal data you provide when you contact us to communicate with you for the stated purpose/s in your request.  We generally keep this information for 36 months depending on the request.

Links to other websites

Our site may contain links to other sites of interest. However, once you use these links we do not have any control over that external site. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to external sites.

Source of your data and recipients of your data

Source
All of your contact data and cookie data comes from you, from your use of our site.

Recipients
We only use your contact data to respond to your requests.  

Automated decision making

No automated decisions are made using any personal information collected using this site.  

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.

Controlling your personal information

For information on how to disable cookies or opt out of Google Analytics, please see our Cookie Policy.

Data Transfers outside the EEA

We do not send any Personally Identifiable data collected via our site outside the EEA unless you have consented for us to do so, for example: if you provide contact data which is outside of the EEA.  

Data Processor agreements

Where we may use third parties to process any personal data collected from this site, we ensure that they have committed to ensuring appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place to meet their obligations under the Data Protection regulations.

Your rights

You are entitled to ask about the data that is held about you, subject to certain exceptions.  This is called a Subject Access Request (SAR).  These should be made by email or in writing to our Data Protection Manager at our office address.

In addition, the Data Protection Regulations provide the following rights for individuals:  (https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/)

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

If you would like to exercise any of your rights, please contact us on cw@wilkinssouthworth.co.uk or at the address above.

We will make every attempt to ensure you are satisfied with our handling of your data queries or requests.  However, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) if you are not satisfied with our handling of your requests about the protection of your data.  Follow the link below to report a concern to the ICO.

https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Last updated: May 2019

Cookies

We use cookies on our website to improve your user experience and help us improve the site. When you visit our website you consent to the sending and reading of cookies stored in your browser, for example to track anonymised visitor statistics. The cookies issued by our system do not contain any personally identifiable information.

Restricting and blocking cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies and delete any stored cookies at any time.

Wilkins Southworth will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set up by the website you can do this through your browser settings (either through the Help Function or by visiting www.aboutcookies.org).

When you visit a page with content embedded from social media or sharing services, for example, Google+, you may be presented with cookies from these services or websites. Wilkins Southworth does not access or control these cookies. Please check the relevant third party websites for more information.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org

You may also opt-out of the collection of Google Analytics data.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies to your browser when you visit our site.