The Advantedge Commercial Finance group of companies (“ACF”), understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. “ACF” respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website. “ACF” (“Our Site”) and subject to the limited exceptions in section 6, below, do not collect personal data about you unless you contact us (see section 5, below). Any personal data “ACF” do collect, will only be used as permitted by law.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
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 General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR); and
means Advantedge Commercial Finance Limited and Advantedge Commercial Finance (North) Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 04206708 & 08579241, whose registered address is:
1 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, England, RG1 4PN.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by (“ACF”), a limited company registered in England under company number 04206708, whose registered and trading address is 1 London Street, Reading, Berkshire, England, RG1 4PN.
2.2 Our Data Protection Officer is Jeremy Ollenbuttel and can be contacted by email at , by telephone on 01491 821716, or by post at 9 Thames Park, Lester Way, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 9TA.
2.3 “ACF” are registered at the Information Commissioners Office - https://ico.org.uk
2.4 “ACF” are members of UK finance - https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/ and abide by the regulations governing good practice.
3. What Does This Policy Cover?
4. Your Rights
4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the “GDPR”, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2 The right of access to the personal data “ACF” hold about you (see section 8);
4.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data “ACF” hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 9);
4.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data “ACF” hold about you (“ACF” only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 9);
4.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes.
4.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 9 and “ACF” will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If “ACF” are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office or UK finance.
5. What Data Do “ACF” Collect?
5.1 Subject to section 5.2, “ACF” do not collect any personal data from you other than placing cookies on your computer or device, “ACF” do not use any other means of data collection.
5.2 If you send Us an email, “ACF” may collect your name, your email address, and any other information which you choose to give Us.
6. How Do “ACF” Use Your Data?
6.1 If “ACF” does collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. “ACF” will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the “GDPR” at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 As noted above, “ACF” does not generally collect any personal data. If you contact Us and “ACF” obtain your personal details from your email, “ACF” may use them as follows:
6.2.1 To reply to your email;
6.2.2 To store your contact details for further communications with you;
6.3 Any and all emails containing your personal data will be deleted no later than 6 months after the matter you contacted Us about has been resolved.
6.4 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that “ACF” delete it.
6.5 “ACF” will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes unless you have given explicit consent.
7. How and Where Do “ACF” Store Your Data?
7.1 “ACF” only keep your personal data for as long as “ACF” need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as “ACF” have your permission to keep it.
7.2 Your data will only be stored in the UK.
7.3 Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data “ACF” have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure any data “ACF” hold about you (even if it is only your email address). Steps “ACF” take to secure and protect your data include:
7.3.1 Any personal data that you might send us in an email will be stored on our Secure Cloud based e-mail server and e-mail Archive System, only accessible to the recipient of the email and the system administrator.
7.3.2 All data you provide in hard copy format is secured appropriately or where applicable scanned to protected files.
8. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). “ACF” will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at , or using the contact details below in section 9.
9. Contacting Us