Anderson & Edwards Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller under registration number A8802287
We are committed to protecting your personal data in accordance with legislation.
Our data controller is James Edwards.
For clients and prospective clients we collect a variety of personal information:-
For prospective employees and employees we collect:-
For suppliers we collect:-
For visitors to our website we collect:-
This allows us to gauge visitor numbers and observe visitor behaviour patterns. It does not, however, allow us to identify individual visitors.
If we do wish to collect any personally identifiable information, we will do so in a transparent manner.
How do we collect your data?
We collect personal information about you via:
We may also indirectly receive your data indirectly from the following sources:
Legislation states that we are only allowed to use personal information where we have a proper legitimate reason to do so. This includes sharing data with third parties.
Clients and potential clients
We collect data so we can:-
Where a prospective client does not appoint us to act, their personal data is immediately securely destroyed.
In the absence of specific legal, regulatory or contractual requirements our standard retention policy for clients’ personal data obtained or created during the provision of services is seven years.
We use specialist organisations to ensure that we can give our clients the best service possible.
All third parties must process personal data under a written contract which states that they must comply with data protection legislation. We will only ever work with third party organisations who comply with data protection legislation.
Prospective employees and employees:-
We collect data so that we can:-
Personal data from unsuccessful applicants is retained for two years after which it is securely destroyed.
We collect data so that we can:-
Personal data for suppliers will be retained for seven years after the contract ends. It will then be securely destroyed, unless a different retention period is stated in the contract.
All personal data supplied is held securely on our cloud based hosted systems.
We will not knowingly transfer your personal information outside of the UK or the European Economic Area without your consent.
We take the protection of your personal information seriously and have several layers of security measures in place including SSL, encryption, firewalls and end-point protection.
We ensure that all staff are aware of their responsibilities to store and transfer personal information securely. We utilise IT documentation tools to ensure your personal information is kept in a secure place that only authorised personnel can access.
When you complete our enquiry form, you will be asked for three pieces of mandatory information: Your Name; Your Email Address; Subject; and Your Message.
We use this information to quickly deal with your requests and enquiries, and to put you in touch with the best person to help answer your questions and advise on your circumstances.
We do not sell any of the information collected through our website, or use your personal information for any other purposes than those outlined above.
When you share your personal information with us, we take the necessary steps to ensure it is delivered and held securely. Any sensitive information is encrypted and protected when sent, and our security certificates are routinely monitored and renewed prior to expiration to maintain validity.
You have a right to object to us processing your personal information at any time where we rely on our legitimate interest for doing so. Such a request must be sent to the Data Protection Officer at the address above.
You also have a right to object to our processing your data for the purposes of marketing. You can choose how you wish us to communicate with you.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date and you may ask us to correct any personal information about you that you believe does not meet these standards.
You have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:
You have the right to ask us to restrict our processing of your information if:
Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose for which consent was given.
Please contact us in any of the ways set out in the Contact information and further advice section if you wish to exercise any of these rights.
We keep this privacy statement under regular review and will place any updates on our website www.ae-ca.co.uk.
Contact information and further advice
13 Alva Street
We seek to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle personal information but you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, whose contact details are as follows:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Telephone: 0303 123 1113