This notice provides you with information concerning our collection and use of personal data. If you have any queries regarding this statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We collect, control and process your personal information because this is necessary to provide you with information, answer any queries you may have and for the provision of our services to you. Contractual necessity is therefore the lawful basis for collecting, controlling and processing your personal details and those of your employees and service providers other than sensitive personal data for which we require individual consent. We do not normally request or process any sensitive personal data.
Sensitive personal data:
- Racial or ethnic origin
- Political opinions
- Religious or philosophical beliefs
- Trade union membership
- Genetic data
- Biometric data
- Data concerning health
- Data concerning sex life or sexual orientation
We would discuss with you the need for the provision of sensitive data before you provide this information. The subsequent provision of sensitive personal data will be taken as consent to this processing. For insurance purposes we can process sensitive personal data in order to make arrangements for insurance based products under the Data Protection Act 2018.
What data we collect & what do we do with it
Completing our initial enquiry form.
If you contact us via the web form on our website your data will be protected by a Secure Socket Layer. This site is hosted at on our own servers located in London, UK and our Secure Socket Layer is provided by LetsEncrypt. Your completed webform will be transmitted to us via email and temporarily stored on a Microsoft Hosted Exchange.
What we will do with your enquiry
Once we have responded to your enquiry your data will be saved on our local encrypted server located in the UK.
Working with us
We collect and use information about you, which will include personal data in order for us to advise you and make arrangements for you. In order to communicate with you about our services we will require your contact details including personal email addresses. Your name and email and information relating to the work we undertake for you will be processed and stored.
Sharing your data
In order to fulfill our obligations under any contract for services we will need to share your data with third party Data Controllers and Data Processors.
This will include
- Product & service providers in relation to mortgage & insurance provision
- Our compliance monitoring services.
- The Financial Conduct Authority.
- The Financial Ombudsman Service.
- Any other regulators where so required.
We also use external Data Processors that will hold information for the following purposes:
- Telephony services
- Secure file sharing
- Data backup
- Regulatory compliance
All external processors are only permitted to process your data in line with our instructions.
Data processors privacy
Below is a list of the processors used and the types of information processed. Please note that the Privacy & Security policies of the processors are aimed at the controllers who use them and may be updated. In all other circumstances your data remains on our own UK servers and is not processed by any other parties except as required to deliver services to you.
|Processor||Type of processing & data|
|Microsoft||Secure file sharing via Sharepoint, CRM systems & email data archiving|
In all cases we seek to minimize the amount of personal data shared and in some cases anonomise this. It is essential, however, that we can identify you quickly and easily so information shared may be identifiable as your personal data.
We will not share your personal information in any other circumstances than those necessary for the provision of service to you or where we are required to do so by law.
Where we store your Personal Data
All the data that we collect is stored on our encrypted server or encrypted backup drives in the UK, the EU or protected by the US Privacy Shield or with our listed processors under contract.
The information we collect about you is used solely for the purposes for which it was provided. We will never use your data or share it for marketing purposes.
Under data protection law you have the right to ask us for a copy of the information we hold about you, and to have any inaccuracies corrected or removed. You may also ask us to delete or cease processing all personal data held by us or any processor with which we have shared your data. We may not always be able to comply with a request for deletion, but you can ask us to cease processing your data.
In addition, you have the right to be informed about the data we collect, where is located and with whom it is shared and the processing we undertake and to question any automated decision-making processes.
To do this, or if you require more information please either contact us in writing, by telephone or email.
We are registered as a Data Controller in the UK with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Click here for more information.
For any queries about data protection please contact:
FAO: Data Controller
Bluegrove Wealth Ltd
PO Box 536
Tel: 01582 461961
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