Jane Byrne Chartered Accountant
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We wish to be transparent about how we process data and to ensure that you understand your data protection rights.
This statement outlines our approach to Data Privacy to fulfil our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (2018). This statement refers to the personal data you provide to us in the course of the engagement. We will process your personal data for the purpose of providing our services to you as agreed for the engagement, because this processing is necessary for us to fulfil our obligations under our contract with you.
How we use your information
This statement refers to the personal data you provide to us in the course of the engagement.
- Name, postal address and email address
- Telephone number
- Bank account details
- Proof of identity
- Previous years’ financial statement and information
- All other financial information necessary for the engagement
We will process your personal data for the purpose of providing our services to you as agreed for the engagement, because this processing is necessary for us to fulfil our obligations under our contract with you.
Services provided include, but are not limited to:
- Management accounts preparation
- Year end accounts preparation
- Revenue tax filings
- CRO returns
- Payroll services
- Tax planning
For people who contact us through our website
We use the personal data you have provided to us to respond to your queries when you contact us. Our legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and operation of our firm. If you become a client, your personal data will become part of your file with us. If you do not become a client, we will delete your personal data a month after your last contact with us.
Retention and deletion of data
Jane Byrne Chartered Accountant will only hold your personal information for the duration necessary to allow us to provide the services that you have requested or for any additional period as required for legal and regulatory purposes. The Revenue guidelines on holding information is six years.
Safeguarding of data
We will put in place and maintain adequate safeguards to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the data stored by us and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that safeguards of an adequate standard are put in place by any third party engaged by us to store this data.
Rights in relation to personal data:
For processing activities for which we rely on consent as a basis for processing your data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. For processing activities which are based on a statutory or contractual requirement, you may request your data not be processed for that purpose. However, this is not an absolute right and may be over-ridden by our legal and regulatory obligations. In other cases, requesting that data should not be processed for a particular purpose may prevent us from executing a contract or delivering a service to you.
You have a right to:
- right of access – to access any personal data that we hold concerning you
- right of rectification – to ask that your data to be rectified where it is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date
- right of erasure – request the erasure of your personal data, unless we have a countervailing interest or legal or regulatory obligation to retain it
- right to restrict processing & portability- restrict the processing of your data, to object to the processing of your data, and to portability of your data.
Your information and third parties
Engagements can involve the sharing of information to third parties with consent to:
- Revenue Commissioners
- Companies Registration Office
- Banking providers
- Industry regulation bodies or similar
We also have to share information with third parties to meet any applicable law, regulation or lawful request. When we believe we have been given false or misleading information, or we suspect criminal activity, we must record this and tell law enforcement agencies, which may be either in or outside Ireland.
We share your personal data with our IT service providers, including our accounting software providers and our cloud data storage provider. These providers are not permitted to use this data, except on our behalf. We may share your personal data with advisors who are subject to rules of confidentiality. We may also be obliged to provide access to your personal data to regulators, including our professional body.
This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed exclusively by Irish Law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts. Delay or failure on our part in enforcing any of our rights shall not constitute a waiver by us of our rights and remedies. If any part of this Privacy Notice is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remainder will not be affected.
How to contact us and/or our Data Protection Officer
We seek to resolve directly all complaints about how we handle personal information. Please send your data protection queries to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner, (www.dataprotection.ie) about the processing of your data.
Changes to this notice
Our Privacy Statement may change from time to time and any changes to the statement will be posted to the website. https://www.jbca.ie/. This Privacy Statement was last updated on 24 May 2018.