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Balancing Act Bookkeeping Limited “Hereafter referred to as “The Company” is committed to protecting your personal data when you use our services. This privacy notice explains how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy. The processing of personal data is governed by the Data Protection Act 2018.

The data we may collect about you.

To deliver our services effectively, we may need to collect and process personal data about you. Personal data refers to any information with which a living individual can be identified. Individual identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with other information in the possession of the ‘The Company’.

Types of Personal Data Details
Name,address, other contact details (e.g. email and telephone numbers), gender,
marital status, date and place of birth, nationality, employer, job title and
employment history, family details including their relationship to you.
categories of personal data
Certain categories of personal data have additional protection under data protection laws. The categories are health,
criminal convictions, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or
philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric or data
concerning sex life or sexual orientation.

Why we collect your personal information

We collect personal data particularly for maintaining our own accounts and records including the management of fire service assets. Other reasons why we collect personal data include:

Where might we collect your personal data from?

Legal basis for processing your personal data.

We have the right to process your personal data if at least one of the following applies:

How do we keep your information secure?

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is safe. 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 that we hold about you. These include:

Who will we share your personal information with?

We may engage the services of commercial companies to store and manage your information on our behalf. Where we have these arrangements, there is always a contract, memorandum of understanding or an information sharing agreement in place to ensure that the legal requirements for handling personal data are met.

Sometimes, it is in line with our legal duties and in the interest of public safety to share information with other organisations such as the police, the NHS or social services. The Home Office may require some of the data that we hold to undertake statistical analysis that inform government policies. We may also share your personal information when there is a justifiable public safety and security reason. Examples are:

How can you access the information we hold about you?

You have the right to request all the information we hold about you when we receive a request from you in writing. We would normally give you access to everything we have recorded about you. This applies to paper and electronic records. However, we will not share any parts of your details which contain:

Your rights and your personal data.

Subject to an exemption under the Data Protection Act 2018, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the Balancing Act Bookkeeping Limited Data Protection Officer at Email: You can also contact the Information Commissioners Office at, Tel: 0303 123 1113 or via email, or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.

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Review date: September 2020