Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

Elver Consultancy (“us”) is the trading name of Elver Consultancy Limited and is the data controller collecting and processing the personal information provided by a visitor to elverconsultancy.co.uk (“Our Site”).

This statement, set forth below, is our privacy statement. Here we describe the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors to Our Site.

In this statement, personal information means data which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly, such as your name or your contact information.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal information, please contact us.

Collection, use, disclosure, choice
Registration is not required for you to use Our Site. If you are merely a visitor, we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, which are described below. However, there may be circumstances in which you choose to register and receive ongoing updates from us. In these cases, Elver Consultancy may contact registrants to invite them to special events, provide them with information about our services, publications and products, or for other marketing purposes.

For example, you may choose to register for:

  1. Our newsletter
    Elver Consultancy offers an email service to site visitors, in which we send subscribers email updates concerning the latest tax related news, tailored to their selected profile. If you decide to subscribe, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your name, and email address.
  2. Elver Consultancy Client Portal
    If you have been given access rights to the Elver Consultancy Client Portal, we would recommend you take note of the full privacy notice associated with this service. The portal is provided by Iris Software Group and you will have access to the notice once you log onto Elver Consultancy Client Portal.

Information collected at registration is protected using industry-standard encryption technology as it is sent over the Internet.

If you register on Our Site for our newsletter your personal information will be stored by Informanagement UK Limited and all the personal information which you provide to us is confidential. The data will be used to present professional data to you in an efficient and careful manner. Data is kept for this reason only and will not be passed on to third parties. You can cancel your newsletter subscription at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link that is included on all newsletters.

Special categories of personal data 
Elver Consultancy does not intentionally collect any special categories of personal data (sensitive personal information) via Our Site unless unless we are legally required to do so, for example, for recruitment purposes. Sensitive personal information includes: information revealing racial or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or philosophical beliefs; trade-union membership; the processing of genetic or biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person; information concerning health; information concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation; and in some cases, social security numbers or financial information.

Security

Elver Consultancy works to protect the confidentiality and security of information it obtains in the course of its business. Access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place, designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse and improper disclosure.

Disclosure
Elver Consultancy may only disclose your personal information outside of Elver Consultancy:

  • Where the disclosure is necessary to fulfill your request and involves a third party organisation with which Elver Consultancy has a relationship (see “Third Party Links” below); or
  • When explicitly requested by you, the site visitor; or
  • As required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement; or
  • Where the disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business.

Elver Consultancy may use external service providers to assist with, for example, information technology and other administrative support services to operate Our Site.

Controlling your personal information

Elver Consultancy does not collect or compile personal information obtained by Our Site for dissemination or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties.

You are legally entitled to request details of the personal information we are holding about you. Elver Consultancy provides you the ability to keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date. If at any time you would like Elver Consultancy to rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal information, or you would like to obtain confirmation whether or not your personal information is processed by Elver Consultancy, access your personal information, exercise your right to data portability or withdraw your consent to processing, please contact us.

Third-party links
Please be aware that elverconsultancy.co.uk sometimes contains links to other sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. Visitors to Our Site may be directed to third-party sites for more information.

Elver Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding how your information is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend that you review the privacy statement of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal information.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Our Site uses cookies, and other web technologies such as bot blocker’s to improve Our Site’s performance and to enhance your browsing experience. Certain areas of Our Site also use cookies to understand more about you, so we can offer you a more personalised browsing experience.

What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is technology that allows Our Site to store tokens of information (an ‘identifier’) in your browser used only by Our Site while you are on Our Site. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting Our Site. They serve to help us track traffic patterns to determine a user’s preferred location and language so that we can direct them to the correct country home page when they visit Our Site.

On certain pages of Our Site, cookies are used to help us track your interests while you browse the internet, so we can tailor more relevant advertising to you, and to understand what is important to you.

How do I disable cookies?
If you do not want to receive a cookie from Our Site, you have the option of setting your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, so that you may determine whether to accept it or not. However, please be aware that if you do turn off ‘cookies’ in your browser, you will not be able to fully experience some of Our Sites.

What cookies do we use?

We use software called Google Analytics which is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. in order to understand how visitors to our website use the site. The Google Analytics cookies remember you from one page request to the next, for example to differentiate between ‘new’ and ‘returning’ visitors. We receive reports from Google Inc. about website usage (such as the number of visitors to our site or the number of unique page views). Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal information about you.

For more information see: https://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html

The live chat functionality on our website is provided by Olark. More information concerning Olark cookies can be found here:

https://www.olark.com/help/cookies

Social Media Platforms

Elver Consultancy may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organisations over which Elver Consultancy has no control. Elver Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers.

A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either Elver Consultancy or that third party of the other or its products and services. Elver Consultancy makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy statement of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal information.

Children
This website (Our Site) is not intended for use by children. We understand the importance of protecting children’s information, especially in an online environment, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.

Changes to this privacy statement
Elver Consultancy may change this privacy statement as needed. If changes to the statement are made, please note that it may take up to 30 business days before new privacy practices are implemented. Check this page periodically if you would like to monitor changes.

Unsubscribe
Elver Consultancy gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personal information. If you have registered for any Elver Consultancy related updates through elverconsultancy.co.uk, and do not wish to receive future e-mails, please visit our unsubscribe page within the application you registered.

Complaints

If you are concerned about an alleged breach of privacy law or any other regulation by Elver Consultancy, you can contact us, We will investigate your complaint and give you information about how it will be handled.

If you are not satisfied with the way in which Elver Consultancy has resolved your complaint, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. You may also refer the matter to a court of competent jurisdiction.

Contact us

If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed in this privacy statement, please contact us.