Kewans Limited (“Kewans”) is a limited company registered in England and Wales (No. 10664774) whose registered office is at Suite 1, 3rd Floor, 18 Market Place, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8NA. VAT Number 265 2365 01
Kewans is an independent provider of restructuring, financial and corporate advisory solutions. Katie Young (IP No 15872) is licensed as an insolvency practitioner in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. When an Insolvency Practitioner from this firm acts as an office holder it is without personal liability.
Katie Young is bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics when carrying out all professional work relating to an insolvency appointment.
Kewans reserves the right to monitor emails and any replies sent back. Kewans holds a registration under the Data Protection Act (No. ZA242162 ).
Our Data Protection Policy is available on request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware of cybercrime. Kewans bank account details will not change during the course of a matter/transaction. Kewans will not take any responsibility if you transfer money to a wrong account.
If you receive any indication that any of Kewans bank details have changed please telephone us using the telephone number provided on our website and speak to your usual contact at Kewans to get clarification before sending us any funds.
Kewans take no responsibility for monies you transfer into the wrong bank account
Kewans website is owned and operated by Kewans. Its content provides general information on matters of interest and should not be acted upon without seeking professional advice from one of our Licensed Insolvency Practitioners.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information detailed on the site is accurate and current, however, Kewans does not guarantee or warrant that the information contained within the website is complete or free from errors or viruses, and it is subject to change at any time and without notice.
Kewans accept no liability for loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising from any decision or action taken or not taken as a consequence of information detailed on the site or access and use of the website generally.
The site may contain links to third-party organisations controlled and maintained by others. Kewans is not responsible for the content of such sites nor does Kewans endorse any of these sites, their information, products or services. All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in this website and its contents (including but not limited to design, graphics and software) are owned by Kewans or used, by Kewans, under licence. You must not establish a link from any website to any site owned by Kewans without the prior written consent of Kewans. The site must not be framed on any other website. In the event you forward a link of our website to a third-party individual you do so without the consent of Kewans and on the basis that you believe the recipient is likely to be happy to receive such an email link.
This Legal Statement and all terms and conditions on this site are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. In the event of a dispute all matters shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google does not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor.
Internet browsers have inbuilt facilities for storing small files - “cookies” – that hold information which allows a website to recognise your account. Our website takes advantage of this facility to enhance your experience. You have the ability to prevent your computer from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired.
We collect information about you in order to answer your query and, if you agree, to email you about services we think may be of interest to you.
We may use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to the website.
All emails and any attachments are strictly confidential and may be legally privileged. They are solely for the relevant addressee(s). If you are not the intended addressee(s), or have received any email in error, please notify the sender and permanently delete the email and any attachments immediately from your systems.
The use, disclosure, copying, printing or distributing of any email is strictly prohibited and we reserve the right to take legal proceedings against any individual who makes improper use of the information contained within.
Whilst we take every effort to ensure any emails sent are safe and free from viruses, Kewans cannot be held responsible for any loss arising from unauthorised access to, or interference with, any internet communications by any third party, or from the transmission of any viruses.
Any email submitted by anyone other than a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner of Kewans, should not be relied upon for giving advice, expressing an opinion or for entering contractual obligations relating to assignments.
Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our Contact us page or an email link like this one, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors. Instead, the data will be collated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Our SMTP servers are protected by TLS (sometimes known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices.
Kewans will hold information and data about data subjects in order to properly administer formal assignments subject to insolvency legislation in the UK and abroad. As this type of assignment is subject to law e.g. the Insolvency Act and Rules, we consider that such data is held for legal and legitimate interest purposes, specifically to allow us to properly administer such assignments.
Personal data held is general employee information to enable us to calculate redundancy entitlements and claims, creditor and shareholder information to enable creditors to claim in the respective estates, to receive information regarding the progress of an assignment and to receive dividends, and debtor information to ensure that funds due to the insolvent entity can be collected.
In addition, data is held in relation to individuals subject to an insolvency process. Such information is held in our general assignment files, retained in paper form and electronically.
Files are held for the duration of the assignment and for 7 years after completion, at which point the records are securely destroyed or deleted from our system.
Kewans collects paper and electronic records from the entity and other third parties. Such records are held for the purpose of investigation, to properly administer the assignment and maximise asset realisations and is therefore held for a legal purpose. Destruction of such records is subject to legislation which sets out the time periods for which the data is held. In general, company and individual data is held from 1-month post finalisation to two years thereafter.
In relation to this type of information, Kewans may hold personal data to complete its contractual obligations as part of an assignment. The data will be held in the same manner as above and retained for a period of 7 years after the end of the assignment.
Special category data
This includes data relating to an individual which is more sensitive, for example, health records. Such data is held securely and confidentially and held for general regulatory purposes; preserving client records or business management functions. Such data is held in accordance with the general assignment retention periods detailed above.
We hold all data securely and have appropriate technological and operational measures to protect such data.
Kewans uses data processors to assist in its operations. Processor relationships are assessed upon commencement of contractual relationships and confirmation is requested that the processor complies with data protection legislation.
Neither Kewans or any of its processors will sell your data, except where allowed to do so as part of a sale of a company or business and under contractual arrangements requiring that your data is kept safe and in compliance with data protection legislation.
Data Subject Rights
Data subjects have certain rights in relation to their data, summarised as follows:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling
In relation to some of the above rights, we may only be able to assist if we were holding the data on a consent basis. Those who wish to request further information about the above should email email@example.com.
If, at any time a user of the website or recipient of our services believes our services could be improved, or if they are dissatisfied with any aspect of our service, they should raise the matter with by contacting Katie Young by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone on 023 8017 0797, or in writing to our registered office. We will address any concerns promptly and carefully.
However, in relation to formal insolvency assignments, if we are unable to satisfy these concerns the complainant has the right to address their complaint to the Insolvency Service (further information can be obtained by visiting their website: https://www.gov.uk/complain-about-insolvency-practitioner).
Complainants are encouraged by the Insolvency Service to seek to resolve the complaint with the relevant IP or their firm before submitting a complaint to the Gateway.
In relation to non-insolvency assignments, the complainant has the option of addressing their complaint to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Further information in relation on how to make a complaint can be found at https://www.icaew.com/en/about-icaew/act-in-the-public-interest/complaints-process/make-a-complaint
Our professional indemnity insurer is CNA Insurance Company Limited of, 13th Floor, 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BY.
The territorial coverage is worldwide, excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada, and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States or Canada.