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Privacy Policy

This policy describes how SEF VAT Consultants will process personal data relating to customers in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not use your personal data in any other way without first informing you.   

Online Privacy Statement

We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. We’ve structured our web sites so that, in general, you can visit us on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

Website Legal Notice

www.sef-vatconsultants.co.uk (the “Site”) is operated by SEF VAT Consultants and any access to this Site is governed by the following terms and conditions. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, you do not have permission to access this Site and therefore should cease using the Site immediately.

This website and its contents are copyright of SEF VAT Consultants. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited with the exception that you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the contents. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or form of electronic retrieval system without our prior written permission.

This Web Site and any content is for information purposes only and SEF VAT Consultants does not make any representation or warranty (express or implied) or guarantee and does not accept any responsibility or liability as to, or in relation to, the accuracy, timeliness, performance, suitability or completeness of the information and material contained on the Web Site or any other written or oral information made available to any interested party or its advisers. Any liability in respect of any such information or any inaccuracy on, or omission from, the Web Site is to the fullest extent permitted by law expressly disclaimed.

This Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites, which are not under the control of and are not maintained by us. We are not responsible for the content of such Web Sites. We provide these links for your convenience, to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse or edit or vet the material on such Web Sites. We have no responsibility for the contents of the linked websites and we exclude all liability arising or resulting there from.

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without SEF VAT Consultants prior written consent. Unauthorised use of this website may give claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the law of England and Wales.

For clarification purposes please note that the use of this website is subject to the following terms:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without our prior written consent.

Collection of data

We will collect information which you provide to us when you enquire about or apply for finance, which includes information gained from our online application form. This may include certain sensitive personal data.

Use of data

We will use your personal data to:

  • Process the enquiry  you have made;
  • Offer you other products which we make available.
  • Exercise or defend our legal rights and/or to comply with any legal requirements.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

In using this site you are consenting to SEF VAT Consultants contacting you about products and services which may be of interest to you.

You have a legal right to instruct us not to contact you for sales purposes. If you want to do so, please write to us at the contacting us address below.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at the contacting us address below.

Sharing information about you with other organisations

We may disclose your personal information to:

  • Legal authorities if required by law.

We may keep your information as long as it is necessary to process your enquiry or to supply you with additional information. You can ask for the information not to be used to offer you other products. We have a duty to keep the personal information which we hold about you up to date and accurate and secure from misuse or accidental loss or damage.


We are committed to ensuring that you information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Internet cookies are common and do not harm your system – they just store or gather site information.

We use cookies to:

  • Gather customer journey information across our sites
  • Evaluate our websites advertising and promotional effectiveness.
  • Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
  • You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website

Changes to this Data Protection Policy

We may edit or amend this Data Protection Policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the home page of our website.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Data Protection Policy, please contact us at:

2 Miry Lane
West Yorkshire


If you would like us to contact you, please fill out the form below and we will be in touch.


Client Testimonials

"Stephen made an immediate impact by adopting a structured professional approach to his work and went about his tasks with energy & enthusiasm."

Peter Haste
Senior Finance Manager, Profit Recovery
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC

"Stephen improved performance by introducing new management control checks, better working practices, training programmes and made personnel more responsible / accountable by drawing up individual job specs."

Peter Haste
Senior Finance Manager, Profit Recovery
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC

"Since 2007 we have called upon SEF to assist us with numerous VAT problems / issues both at home and across the EU (EU & non EU Countries). During this time they have negotiated with HMRC (on our behalf) and obtained written rulings which confirmed their initial advice regarding various scenarios involving our company."

Jim Reid
Finance Director
Altavia HTT Limited

"In all our dealings with SEF we have been provided with a professional and reliable service and value them as a very credible resource."

Jim Reid
Finance Director
Altavia HTT Limited

"VAT is a major cost to Housing Associations and so it is essential that we have good control and advice over its application and administration. This is why we engage SEF Vat & Indirect Tax Consultants Ltd. Their approach of working with us enables us to get the best solutions for our customers."

David M Royston FCA
Head of Finance (Corporate)
Accent Group Limited


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