Statement of Intent

When you supply any personal information to R and D Tax Specialists Ltd, R and D Tax Specialists Ltd, as a “data controller” has legal obligations towards you in the way we deal with that information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 (which includes General Data Protection Regulations).

We are required by law to inform you about the information which we hold to enable you to understand the purposes for which it is used.

What information do we collect about you?

R and D Tax Specialists Ltd may ask you to submit personal information about yourself, such as your name and email address, postal address, telephone number and bank details, so that we can provide you with services. The services include managing R and D Tax Credit claims, newsletters and updates relating to R and D Tax Specialists Ltd or the R and D Tax Credit Scheme itself.

How we use the information about you

We will only use your personal information to the extent it is necessary to do so, such as to provide services you have requested and provide relevant information to third parties with whom we deal, where necessary to carry out services for you.
We will not sell or share your information for marketing purposes with any other company or third party.

Legal basis for using information

We will only use the personal information about you which we hold to the extent that the law allows us to do so. The legal basis on which we will normally use the information is as follows:

  1. Where we need to perform our contract with you for the provision of the services that you have requested; or
  2. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation; or
  3. Where you have given consent for us to process your data for a specific reason, eg receiving a newsletter.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, please email us or write to us using the email or postal addresses specified below.

We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove any information which you think is inaccurate.


We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm identity before providing any details of personal information.

We will deal promptly with any suspected breach of security and will notify you and the Information Commissioner’s Office of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Users under 16

If you are under 16, please get your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide personal information to us. Users under 16 without this consent should not provide us with personal information.

For how long is personal information retained?

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. This will include the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This Privacy Notice only applies to our website. If you link to other websites, you should read the Privacy Notices referred to in them.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review. Any changes or updates will be included in this notice from time to time. This notice was last updated in May 2018.

Who we are and how to contact us.

R and D Tax Specialists Ltd is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with number 06926903.

Our website is owned and operated by R and D Tax Specialists Ltd, 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ.

We can be contacted at the above address or by email to info@randdtaxspecialists.co.uk