Who we are

This is the privacy notice of “Bookkeeping Essentials”. In this document “we”, “our”, or “us” refer to Bookkeeping Essentials.

Our registered office is at
20-22 Wenlock Road, Suite LP37922, London N1 7GU

We are not registered at Companies House as we are a sole trader business the proprietor is Barbara Bohni.

Introduction

  1. This privacy statement informs you about how we process information that we record about you, whether provided by you, or by another person or organisation. It applies to information that could identify you as an individual (“personal information”) and information that does not, including that which relates to your business. In the context of the law and this notice, “process” means collect, store, transfer, use or otherwise act on information.
  2. We are committed to the protecton of your privacy and confidentiality. We recognise that you are entitled to know that your data will not be used for any unintended purpose, and will not accidentally fall into the hands of a third party.
  3. We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us, and hope that you reciprocate.
  4. We have in place procedures and training for data protection, confidentiality and information security. These are regularly reviewed to ensure that they remain effective.
  5. Our policy complies with UK law accordingly implemented, including that required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force since 25 May 2018.
  6. the law requires us to tell you about your rights and our obligations to you in regards to the processing and control of your personal data. We do this now, by requesting that you read the information provided at www.knowyourprivacyrights.org.
  7. Except as set out below, we do not share, or disclose and we do never sell to a third party any informaiton collected through our website.

8. Data we process

We provide a range of services to businesses and personal clients. We aim to process data, whether personal data or not, only to the extent necessary for us to provide our clients with our services and for other agreed purposes.

8.1 Communication with you

When you contact us, whether by telephone, through the contact forms on our website or by e-mail, we collect the data you have given to us in order to reply with the information you need.

We record our request and our reply in order to increase the efficiency of our business.

We keep personally identifiable information associated with your message, such as your name and email address so as to be able to track our communications with you to provie a high quality service.

8.2 The bases on which we process personal information

  1. Information we process because we have a contractual obligation
    We may process personal information when a contract has been formed with our business and processing is necessary to carry out our obligations under that contract, or wehn processing personal data is necessary in order to form a contract.
    We shall continue to process this information until the contract between us ends or is terminated by either party under the terms of the contract.
  2. Suppliers
    If you supply or business with goods or services, including subcontracted services that we supply to our clients, then we may process your personal information. However, we do so only to the extent necessary to contract with you.
    In most cases, your personal data will hae been provided to us by you. However, sometimes we use third parties such as credit rating agencies to make decisions regarding our relationship.
  3. Information we process with your consent
  4. Information we process for the purposes of legitimate interests

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Information we process because we have a legal obligation. Sometimes, we must process your information in order to comply with a statutory obligation. For example, we may be required to give informaion to legal or tax authorities if they so request or if they have the proper authoritsation such as a search warrant or court order. This may include your personal information.

This privacy notice has been updated on 15.11.2020