Cornthwaite & Co. take the privacy of our clients, employees and visitors seriously.

The following privacy policy sets out the data processing practices carried out through the company, including the use of this web site. Cornthwaite & Co. are committed to maintaining a high level of security and confidentiality relating to all information submitted by both visitors and clients. If you have any further questions about our privacy policy please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Your Data:

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

James Cornthwaite of Cornthwaite & Co. is the data controller. This means he decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes.

Cornthwaite & Co. complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by:

Keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure; and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To respond to your enquiries regarding our services.
  • To administer records pertinent to our services including tax and accounting records.
  • To maintain our own accounts and records.

Our lawful basis for processing your data will be one of the following:

  • You have given us your explicit consent, through your enquiry or soliciting of our professional services.
  • Processing is necessary to fulfil a contract with you, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
  • Processing is necessary for carrying out our obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement.
  • Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of either the Jersey Tax Authority, HM Revenue & Customs or of an otherwise authorised third party - unless there is a good reason to protect your data which overrides those legitimate interests

There will be no disclosure to a third party without your consent, except as set out set out below.

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with relevant tax authorities as set out in the Annex below.

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • The right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data.
  • The right to access your personal data.
  • The right to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed if it is incomplete.
  • The right to have personal data erased – commonly known as ‘the right to be forgotten’.
  • The right to request the restriction or suppression of your personal data.
  • The right to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

To exercise all relevant rights, or to raise queries or complaints please in the first instance contact James Cornthwaite in his capacity as Data Protection Officer at:
Cap Verde House
La Rue du Cap Verde
St Lawrence

You can also contact the Jersey Information Commissioner’s Office at:
Brunel House, Old Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3RG
Telephone: +44 (0)1534 716530
or by email :


Third parties with whom data may be shared or stored include:

  • Dropbox
  • Google Apps
  • Jersey Tax Authority
  • HMRC