Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User, and us, Brian Gumbley Accountancy services Ltd, the owner and provider of this Practice. Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously.


This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of our services. 

Please read this privacy policy carefully

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used :


Collectively all information that you submit to us using any medium.  This definition incorporates where applicable the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998.

We / Us Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd

A company incorporated in England & Wales with registered number 09843320 whose registered office is at Corner House, 28 Huddersfield Road, Newhey, Rochdale, Lancashire OL16 3QF;

User / you

Any third party that accesses our Website or services and is not either (i) employed by Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or providing services to Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd and accessing our Website and services in connection with the provision of such services.


In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

b. reference to sub-clauses, clause, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or apprentices of this privacy policy;

c.  a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

d. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

e.  reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

f.  the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.


Scope of this privacy policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd and Users with respect to this Website and the services of provided by Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services.  It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.


Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

  1. Name
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Gender
  4. Job Title
  5. Profession
  6. Address
  7. Contact telephone numbers
  8. Passport and Driving Licence Details
  9. Bank Details
  10. Marital Status
  11. IP address (automatically collected)

In each case in accordance with this privacy policy.

Our use of Data

5.  For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd is the “data controller”

6.   We will retain any Data you submit for 7 years to cover the statutory limited set down by HMRC.

7.    Unless we are obliged or permitted by Law to do so, and subject to any third-party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties.

8.    All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the
Data Protection Act 1998.  For more details on security see the clause below (Security)  

9.    Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our services.  Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons: 

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Third party services

10.  Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of our service.  The providers if such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Practice. 

Changes of business ownership and control 

11.  Brian Gumbley Accountancy services Ltd, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or transfer of control of all or part of Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd Data provided by Users will, were is it relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

12.  We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

13.  In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

14.  Wherever you are required to submit Data, Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd will use this for direct marketing.  However, we will not be sharing your Data will third parties for marketing purposes.

Accessing your own Data

15.  You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd (where such Data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £50.00


16.   Data security is of great importance to Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected to facilities our services.

17.   If password access is required for certain parts of our services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

 18.   We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data.  However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk.  We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to our offices. 


19.   You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person.  We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

20.  If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision of part-provision will, to the extend required, be deemed to be deleted and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

21.  Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.  

22.  This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the Law of England and Wales.  All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

23.  Brian Gumbley Accountancy Services Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy as may be deemed necessary from time to time or as may be required by law.  Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of our services following the alternations.

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