Privacy Policy


Privilege Project Finance Ltd (PPF) is the Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

Topics:

  • What information do we collect about you?
  • How will we use the information about you?
  • Where we store your personal data
  • How long we keep your information
  • Sharing your information
  • Marketing
  • Access to your information and correction
  • Cookies
  • Other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us

What information do we collect from you?

We collect information about you when you make an application to us for finance. This information is your full name, maiden name (if applicable), residential address, time at address, previous address (if applicable), date of birth, national insurance number, contact information, accounts and/or bank statements. This information is collected for legitimate business purposes.

We also collect information when you provide feedback and make other contact with us. Website usage information is collected using cookies. See the section on Cookies below.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process your application for finance, to obtain a credit reference that enables us to consider the full range of personal information when making a decision as to whether to lend to you and to manage your account and, if you agree, to contact you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you.

We use your information, collected from the website, to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

In processing your application for finance, we will send your details to, and will also use credit ratings, for manual decision making, from credit reference agencies.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers here in the UK. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

There is no data transfer to non-EU territories.

How long we keep your information

Personal data collected via our website will be retained by us for as long as it is necessary (e.g. for as long as we have a relationship with the relevant individual) plus the lawful retention period of six years at the end of the business relationship.

By accessing the PPF website, you are accepting this Privacy Policy.

Sharing your information

PPF will not share your personal data with any other companies outside the group except where we have a legal obligation to do so. Such as, requests with a legal basis; including but not limited to fraud prevention, anti-money laundering, debt collection.

Marketing

We would like to send you information from time to time about other products and services of ours that may be of interest to you.

If you would like to be contacted, please send us an email confirming your preference to admin@privilege.finance

You have a right at any time to stop us contacting you for marketing purposes. If you do consent to receive marketing material you may opt out at any time.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please send us an email to admin@privilege.finance

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the addresses below. We may make a charge for this service dependent on your request.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate, again please contact us either by email or letter.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on the 25 May 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

  • By email to admin@privilege.finance
  • Or write to us at: Privilege Finance, The Granary, Denny Lodge Business Park, Chittering, Cambridge CB25 9PH

Complaints

Should you be unhappy with the way we have looked after your personal data you should contact the Information Commissioners Office using the following details;

Information Commissioners Office (ICO), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF By telephone: 0303 123 1113 Or on their website: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/