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GDPR

GDPR

So where do we stand generally as accountants in terms of clients sending us their books and records, payroll records, confidential customer records/details etc for us to prepare the accounts. Or, more specifically, where does the client stand on this.....in order for them to 'protect' their data do they then need to be sure we can also protect it once passed to us? How do they know we can protect it? Or once they have done their GDPR bit and passed it to us are they off the hook if there is a data leak by us? Or is the client supposed to be doing more in assessing us?! Thanks.

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By Monsoon
17th May 2018 11:14

My understanding is thatwe need to have a GDPR compliant privacy policy, which explains how we protect data, and this should be reflected in updated engagement letters.

Yes, I'm leaving it to the last minute....

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to Monsoon
17th May 2018 18:18

Monsoon wrote:

Yes, I'm leaving it to the last minute....

Im having VirtualCabinet installed on 24th ... sending new LoEs & Privacy Notices on 25th ...

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17th May 2018 12:28

What's GDPR?

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17th May 2018 18:20

Serious question... do I need to get data processor agreements or some such signed by the freelance bkprs I use? Any idea where I an get a template from?

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By zarar
to atleastisoundknowledgable...
18th May 2018 22:22

atleastisoundknowledgable... wrote:

Serious question... do I need to get data processor agreements or some such signed by the freelance bkprs I use? Any idea where I an get a template from?

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Yes you do

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to zarar
19th May 2018 07:15

Yay.

Anyone have a template by any chance?

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17th May 2018 18:24

What about the data we receive that is nothing to do with finance? This week we have seen a Father’s Day card from ‘mum and bump’ and medical records re a heart condition. Previously we have had full correspondence and results from a paternity test. [***] prescription and unknown prescription drugs. Amongst other things.

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