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Our Policy

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The above Regulation takes effect on 25th May 2018. Balson & Co are committed to ensuring our clients privacy and data is secure and complies with this Regulation.

By instructing Balson & Co to act on your behalf in accordance with the agreements we hold with you, you enter into an agreement in line with GDPR requirements. The Lawful Bases would normally be by either Contract, Legitimate Interests and/or your Legal Obligations.

We only collect information for these reasons, which we process lawfully. We hold the information for as long as our professional obligations insist, keep the information secure, ensure it is relevant and up to-date, and is available to you on your request.

For each Lawful Base under which the personal Data is held, we access this to enable us for you to fully comply with your statutory requirements relating to you personally or your business. Typically, but not exclusively, this covers the following:

  • Personal Self Assessment Tax with HMRC to cover all aspects of your filing requirements.
  • Preparation of Limited Company Statutory Accounts.
  • Filing documents at Companies House.
  • Dealing with your payroll, VAT Returns and other statutory duties.
  • Anti Money Laundering Regulations

We never divulge personal information to any third party, other than the above, such as your Bank, Mortgage Advisors, Pension Providers, IFA etc, without your specific request in writing.

Your rights under GDPR include seeing the information we hold, and instructing us to delete it from our system subject to us complying with our statutory, professional and legal obligations.

Finally, The Regulator for GDPR is The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which you can find at - Our ICO registration is Z1386970.

May 2018


If you have any questions about our privacy policy please Contact Us.

Company Information

Name: Balson and Co. Limited
Registered No: 03959988
Registered Place: England & Wales

Registered Address:
147 Whiteladies Road
Bristol BS8 2QT

Professional Qualifications

Institute Public Accountants FPA
Fellow Institute Financial Accountants FFA x