To increase transparency in UK companies and combat issues of data protection and fraud. With the help of the privacy policy, the government can ensure all is being done to protect individuals against fraud and online spamming. This is all part of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) under the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA18).

Target Audience

Clients of GAP Cleaning Services.

Policy Assurance

  • This policy is fully supported by the Managing Director. In support of this intent, the policy will be reviewed at least bi-annually.
  • This policy will be kept up to date and amended accordingly to reflect any changes in response to revised legislation and applicable standards and guidelines.
  • This policy is updated annually (as a minimum) when the Confirmation Statement is submitted to Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
  • The Company will monitor the effectiveness of this policy and its general compliance within the organisation.


As of 25th May 2018 all UK Companies are required to uphold the company Privacy Policy in accordance with GDPR.


Definition of a Privacy Policy

Statement that declares a firm's or website's policy on collecting and releasing information about a visitor. It usually declares what specific information is collected and whether it is kept confidential or shared with or sold to other firms, researchers or sellers.

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Register of Privacy Policy

The following table comprises of the information required and forms the Privacy Policy for GAP Cleaning Services and is updated Annually (as a minimum) when the Confirmation Statement is submitted to ICO. A hardcopy is to be held in the company register.

Privacy Policy Controller: GAP Cleaning Services
1 Full Name Mr Andrew Colin Sharpe
2 Date of Birth 17/05/1973
3 Service Address 60 Sneyd Wood Rd | Cinderford | Gloucestershire | GL14 3GD
4 Residential Address 60 Sneyd Wood Rd | Cinderford | Gloucestershire | GL14 3GD
5 Country of residence England
6 Nationality British English
7 Date the person became registrable  
8 Nature of control Owns more than 25% of the company's shares

Privacy Policy

This legislation will affect every business that handles personal data for clients, customers or staff. Personal data has been defined by the Act as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified’.

The data we collected on you

The personal data we collected included information relating to your name, address, and wider contact details. We also hold data relating to your contract with us which may include information regarding to your property.

We never share this data. It is only used for the purpose for which it was collected, to enable us to record work completed at your property. By agreeing to have work completed at your property you consent in allowing us at GAP Cleaning Services to perform said work at your property.

Your personal data with history and consent is kept on an encrypted hard drive which only the Controller Holder has access too. 

We will retain your data for 7 years following the end of the work completed. If you wish us to retain it for longer, please respond to us via email to let us know.

You have individual rights under the Data Protection Act 2018

  • To be informed about the personal data we hold on you
  • To access your personal data
  • To object to the processing of your personal data
  • Restrict the processing of your personal data
  • To rectify your personal data
  • To erase your personal data

You can exercise your individual rights at any time without charge. However, if your request is considered repetitive, unfounded or excessive a reasonable administration fee can be charged.

We will take all appropriate technical and organisational steps to protect the confidentiality, integrity, availability and authenticity of your data.

Hereby you are informed them of your Individual Rights under the Data Protection Act 2018

Record Keeping and the GDPR

Personal data should not be kept for longer than is necessary. It is recommended that records should be kept for 7 years.

Supporting Documents

  • DPA18
  • GDPR
  • FIA

External Reference

Point of Contact

Further information can be gained from:

  • Managing Director GAP Cleaning Services