The information you have provided is subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). We will hold this data as Data Controllers under the Act. Our regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority requires us to keep records of our regulated business transactions for minimum periods of time depending on the transaction type, however, we will not keep records longer than is necessary. By sending this information to us you consent to us or any company associated with us processing, both manually and by electronic means, your personal data for the purposes of providing our services, administration and management. “Processing” includes obtaining, recording or holding information or data, transferring it to other companies associated with us, product providers, the FCA or any other statutory, governmental or regulatory body for legitimate purposes including, where relevant, to solicitors and/or other agencies and carrying out operations on the information or data. We may also contact you or pass your details to other companies associated with us to contact you (including by telephone) with details of any other similar products, promotions, or for related marketing purposes in which we think you may be interested If you do not want us or any company associated with us to contact you for marketing purposes by e-mail, telephone, post or SMS.
The information provided may also contain sensitive personal data for the purposes of the Act, being information as to your physical or mental health or condition; the commission or alleged commission of any offence by you; any proceedings for an offence committed or alleged to have been committed by you, including the outcome or sentence in such proceedings; your political opinions, religious or similar beliefs, sexual life; or your membership of a Trade Union. You may be assured that we and any company associated with us will treat all personal data and sensitive personal data as confidential and will not process it other than for legitimate purposes. Steps will be taken to ensure that the information is accurate, kept up to date and not kept for longer than is necessary. Measures will also be taken to safeguard against unauthorised or unlawful processing and accidental loss or destruction or damage to the data. Subject to certain exceptions, you are entitled to have access to your personal and sensitive personal data held by us. You may be charged a fee (subject to the statutory maximum) for supplying you with such data. If at any time you wish us or any company associated with us to cease processing your personal and sensitive data, contacting you for marketing purposes, or wish to have access to your personal and sensitive data please contact The Data Protection Officer on 01606-839720 or in writing to Data Protection Officer, 6.3 Verity Court, Middlewich, Cheshire CW10 0GW.