Our privacy notice sets out how personal data obtained from you will be processed by us. Please read this policy carefully to ensure you understand our practices relating the storage, use, and sharing of your personal information. By visiting this website you are accepting and consenting to the practices set out in this policy.
You may give us information about yourself by filling in forms (off-line or online), or by corresponding with us. This includes information you provide when you make enquires or proceed with an application, such as your name, address, date of birth, banking information, email address, telephone number and identification documents.
With regard to each visit to our website we may automatically collect technical information about your visit including, but not limited to, the IP address used to connect your computer to the internet, your operating system platform, your browser type, and the pages viewed). This type of information is not used on an individual basis and is only gathered automatically on an aggregated basis.
In addition to any personal information that you give to us, we also work closely with third parties (including for example credit reference agencies) and we may gather information about you from them.
We use the information held about you in the following ways:
Information on how to opt-out can be found in our ‘Contacting You’ section below. We may combine information we receive about you from other services with the information you provide to us.
We are committed to maintaining high standards of anti-money laundering and fraud prevention. Therefore where we are under a duty to do so, we will share your personal data in order to comply with legal obligations. We may share your information with certain law enforcement, and fraud protection agencies. It may be necessary for EquityOne Finance Ltd to share your information with carefully selected third parties to assist us in providing services to you. These services can include the provision of software, database storage, identification check and credit search software.
Where it is necessary for us to share information in such circumstances, our non-affiliated third party service providers shall store your data confidentially and we shall take reasonable care to ensure that it is only used for the purposes of providing services as directed by EquityOne Finance Ltd.
Given your expressed consent we may disclose your personal information to third parties to fulfil your instructions. We do not sell or share your details with companies outside of EnquityOne Finance Ltd for their marketing purposes. If you do receive any unsolicited marketing from other companies that you think you shouldn’t be, you can prevent this by registering with the Mailing, Telephone, or Fax Preference Services, who are contactable at the following telephone numbers: Mailing Preference Service– 0207 291 3310, Telephone Preference Service – 0207 291 3320, Fax Preference Service – 0207 291 3330 For more details about Preference Services refer to the Direct Marketing Association web site at: www.dma.org.uk
EquityOne Finance Ltd may share your information with our partners. These will include lender's and designated FCA Authorised Advisors. If we share your data with our partners we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the same policies relating to privacy as set here are applied to your personal information.
We and selected third parties will contact you by telephone, email or post for the purposes of our dealings with you, and may also contact you to inform you about products and services which we believe may be of interest to you. You can opt-out of receiving marketing material by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We endeavor to protect your personal data but cannot fully guarantee its complete security of transmitted data, and as such any transmission is made at your own risk.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
You can disable the storage of cookies on your computer, but blocking cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
You have the right to access information held about you. We are legally obliged to send you a copy of this information at your request, free of charge. If you wish to make a request for this information please do so in writing to our Information Officer at the address below. You will receive a response from us within 1 month of us receiving your request.
FAO: Information Officer
EquityOne Finance Ltd
AFE Business Centre
62 Anchorage Road