This is a statement of the data protection policy adopted by the ICAEW.
We need to collect and use certain types of personal information about the people we deal with, such as current, past and prospective employees, students, members, affiliates, suppliers, clients/customers, and others with whom we communicate.
In addition, we may occasionally be required, either by law or to carry out our responsibilities as a regulator and a professional body, to collect, use and share certain types of personal information to comply with the requirements of government departments, agencies and regulators.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, all organisations which handle personal information must comply with a number of important principles regarding the privacy and disclosure of this information.
We believe that the lawful and correct treatment of personal information is critical to our successful operation, and to maintaining our members' confidence in us. We recognise that, to maintain our reputation and integrity as an open and professional organisation, we must be fully compliant with this legislation.
Therefore we fully endorse and adhere to the principles of data protection set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and will:
In addition, we will ensure that:
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you. To do so please write to ICAEW, Metropolitan House, 321 Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2FZ UK. We charge a £10 fee for this service.
You can get a written copy of this policy from ICAEW's Data Protection Officer, by email at email@example.com, by telephone on +44 (0)1908 248 250, or in writing at the address above.