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The Armstrong Watson (AW, us, we) group is committed to data security. This privacy notice describes how and why we collect and use personal data; it also provides information about individuals’ rights under current UK data protection laws.
If, at any time, you have concerns or questions about how or why your personal data is being used by us or you wish to report a breach, please don’t hesitate to speak to your partner or relationship manager for more information. Alternatively, the firm has a Privacy team that is headed up by our Head of Privacy, details of how to contact them can be found below.
You have a number of rights regarding the personal data we hold about you, to exercise any of the rights simply email or write to the Privacy team with details of your request. For more information about these rights please visit the Your data rights page. Also the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) has a very detailed guide that explains these rights and can be found on their website
The Armstrong Watson group includes Armstrong Watson LLP, Armstrong Watson Audit Ltd and Armstrong Watson Financial Planning Ltd; regardless of which company in the Armstrong Watson group your query concerns please contact:
Head of Privacy
Armstrong Watson LLP
15 Victoria Place
Phone: 01228 690100
To find out more please go to the sections of this statement that are relevant to you.
Access to personal data
You have a right of access to your personal data which held by us as a data controller. This right may be exercised by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the data you would like to see. We would usually provide a summary of data held free of charge, however may charge for a request for access in accordance with applicable law if the request is repetitive, manifestly unfounded or excessive. We will aim to respond to any requests for information promptly within 30 days.
Amendment of personal data
We want to keep your data up to date and accurate. Please let us know of any changes by either:
We will make corrections (where appropriate) based on your updated information within 30 days.
Withdrawal of consent
Where we process personal data based on consent, individuals have a right to withdraw consent at any time. We do not generally process personal data based on consent (as we can usually rely on another legal basis), for example a contractual requirement to deliver a service. To withdraw consent to our processing of your personal data either:
Other data subject rights
As well as rights of access and amendment referred to above, individuals have other rights in relation to the personal data we hold, such as:
Some of these rights will only be available from 25 May 2018. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please send an email to email@example.com.
Please note that we may not be able to fulfil a right to be forgotten request if we have other valid reasons for retaining it.
We hope that you won’t ever need to, but if you do want to complain about our use of personal data, please send an email with the details of your complaint to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will look into and respond to any complaint we receive.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”) (the UK data protection regulator). For further information on your rights and how to complain to the ICO, please refer to the ICO website.