We're grateful that you've taken the time to visit our website, and want to reassure you that any information you share with us is treated with respect.
Choice Group understands that your privacy is important, and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://www.choicemoney.co.uk and will collect and use personal data only in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
|“Account”||means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our site;|
|“Cookie Law”||means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003;|
|“personal data”||means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to us via our site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998 amended by EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and|
|“We/Us/Our”||means Choice Group, its subsidiaries in the UK registered in England Authorised and Regulated by the FCA for the provision of Payment Services;|
This site has no covert methods of obtaining personalised data. When you use the contact form, we will collect and retain only the personal information you choose to share with us. Note that this will include at least your name and e-mail address. These items of information are collected purely so that we can respond to you.
6.1 All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended by GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
6.2.1 Providing and managing your account;
6.2.2 Providing and managing your access to our site;
6.2.3 Supplying our services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
6.2.4 Personalising and tailoring our services for you;
6.2.5 Replying to emails from you;
6.2.6 Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time;
6.2.7 Market research;
6.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you with information, news and offers on our services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended by GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
6.4 You have the right to withdraw your consent to our using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
6.5 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Records are kept to allow ongoing communication and for compliance purposes, and deleted when neither of these purposes any longer apply. You have the right to instruct us to delete your data held in our records at any time, and we undertake to comply with such instruction in a timely manner.
7.1 We keep your personal data only for as long as we need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
7.2 Your data will be stored in the UK, unless you request that we provide you with off-shore services, in which case your information will be shared with our Custodians outside the EEA. You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using our site and submitting information to us. If we do store data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR including:
7.2.1 Organising data processing control arrangements with our custodians
7.3 Data security is very important to us, and to protect your data we have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through our site.
7.4 Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
7.4.1 Appointment of a data protection officer;
7.4.2 Implementation of a data management framework, including policies, procedures and internal control mechanisms to ensure your data is secure and processed according to your rights;
7.4.3 Use of a secure connection (https) to encrypt data exchanged between your browser and our servers;
7.4.4 Storage of data in encrypted form using industry standard database protections
8.1 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.
8.2 We may sometimes contract with third parties, such as custodians, to provide services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, order processing and fulfilment of your instructions. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
8.3 We may compile statistics about the use of our site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will be shared and used only within the bounds of the law.
8.4 The third party data processors used by us are located in the UK; we also may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where we transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR
9.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will, however, be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
10.1 In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit personal data via our site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails, and at the point of providing your details and by managing your account).
10.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
11.1 You may access most of our site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on our site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data, either through a personal log-in or cookies.
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details using the contact form, or via the contact details below in section 13.
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