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Privacy Policy

D & A Pearston Ltd

This privacy policy sets out how D & A Pearston Ltd uses and protects any information that you provide to us. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, we will ensure that it is used in accordance with this privacy statement. D & A Pearston Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15th March 2018.

What we collect 
We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title
  • Date of Birth
  • National Insurance Number
  • Tax Reference Number
  • Bank account information
  • Contact information including email address, postal address and mobile phone number.

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to provide you with a range of services, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • Invoicing (for example to your home address)
  • Making contact with you (for example your mobile number or email address).
  • We will never share your information with any other third parties except those listed below:
    • H M R C
    • Banks (Bank information to allow payments to be processed)
    • Moneysoft to enable processing of payroll
    • IRIS to enable processing of accounting and tax information
    • Sage to allow processing of invoices and statements

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 hold.

Data Retention

The periods for which D & A Pearston Ltd retains personal information depend on the purpose for which the information was obtained but, in general terms, we will retain personal data for so long as required by law, or as may be required for record keeping and legal claims purposes.

Your rights

  • You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we hold for you.
  • You may withdraw consent for D & A Pearston Ltd to use your personal data at any time.
  • You have the right to request a correction to information that we hold about you.
  • You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if we fail in our obligations to protect your data.

Cookies and tracking on our website

In order to improve the overall experience of visiting our website, we use a server-based log to collect anonymous information about our website visitors. This data is only used to generate statistical charts and will not be used in any other way.

Use of Cookies on our website

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. They are mainly used as a way of improving the website functionalities or to provide more advanced statistical data.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics which relies on cookies to generate more advanced visitor charts and data mining reports. Similarly to our server-based logs, Google Analytics collects anonymous information that will not be used to identify our website visitors.

Login system

Our website contains password protected area(s) that require a user to login. This login system offers to remember the user email address if the relevant box is ticked. Ticking the box will create a cookie that will automatically expire after 1 year or if the box is un-ticked on a subsequent visit.

Controlling Cookies

You web browser (the software you use to access our website) should allow you to control the cookies that it stores on your computer. Please refer to the relevant supplier's website to find out more

Contacting us

You can contact our data controller by calling our office on 01786 448034 or emailing info@pearston.com. Please head up your email ‘FAO Data Protection Officer’

Complaints

While D & A Pearston Ltd seeks to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle personal information, 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
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone - 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745

Website - https://ico.org.uk/concerns