Privacy Policy

How I Use Your Data

If I ask you for any information, it will only be used in the ways stated in this policy.

What data do I collect?

I collect the following information:

  • name

  • email address

  • postal address

  • project information (e.g. word count, type of document etc.)

 

How do I collect your data?

You directly provide me with most of the data I collect. I collect and process data when you:

  • complete my online contact form

  • email me with your information

 

How will I use your data?

I collect your data so that I can:

  • respond to you with regards to your enquiry

  • invoice you for services

  • comply with HMRC regulations should I ever be audited

I will never use this data for any other purposes without getting your permission in writing first.

 

How do I store your data?

The information I collect is securely stored on:

  • Wix. This is my website host. It is password-protected.

  • Googlemail. This is the password-protected server I use to communicate via email.

  • Dropbox. This is my cloud-based file management system, accessed via my password-protected computer. My Dropbox account is protected by a two-step password-authentication process.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. 

When you visit my website, information may automatically be collected.

The only way which I use cookies is for web analytics (Google Analytics)

Cookies do not provide me with access to your computer or any information which you have chosen not to share with me.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, however, this may affect how my website functions and some pages may become unavailable to you.

 

Privacy policies of other websites

My website contains links to other websites. My privacy policy applies only to my website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

 

How long do I keep your data for?

  • HMRC requires me to keep records for at least 5 years after the 31 January submission deadline of the relevant tax year’.

  • Please ask if you want me to delete or amend your records. As long as I’m complying with HMRC’s legal requirements, I’ll action your request immediately.

Who do I share your data with?

No one, unless you request that I do so in writing, or HMRC audits my business.