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We are My Financial Broker which is a trading name of Leadtree Global Limited. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority reference number 728649. Registered in England No. 08526321. Our address is Leadtree Global, Unit 3 Generator House, Bourne Valley Road, Poole. BH12 1DZ. Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office No. ZA029756. Leadtree Global is a broker, not a lender.
Our Data Protection Officer is Dan Ware. He can be contacted below:
Address: Unit 3 Generator House, Bourne Valley Road, Poole. BH12 1DZ.
Telephone No.: 03300532354.
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This information does not identify any individual. We may also obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer, which again does not identify any individual. This information is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server that enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. For more information about cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Cookies enable us to improve our service to you, estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences and recognise you when you return to our site.
We recognise the need for appropriate protection and management of the personal and financial information you share with us and believe that our systems meet and exceed industry standards. We protect that information using secure socket layer (SSL) encryption technology. We store data in encrypted form on computers and control access via secure web pages. We use firewalls and other security packages to protect us from external attack.
We also test our systems to make sure they meet these expected standards.
We collect several types of personal information, including: name, telephone number, DOB, address, account number, IP address, email address, username, and payment or other financial information.
We collect information about you directly from your online enquiry and through our continued communications with you. You will be fully aware of the information collected about you as you will have completed the enquiry form and provided any information directly to us.
However, we may also collect information:
In addition, we may collect information about your computer including, your IP address, operating system and browser type – for system administration and to report information to our advertisers and selected partners.
We regularly use or disclose personal information for one or more of the following business purposes:
The main purpose of collecting data from you is to provide you with a credit brokerage service.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we must have a lawful basis to legally handle your personal information. The lawful basis that we rely upon are as follows:
You have the following rights in relation to the data we hold about you:
In certain cases separate consent is not required, including the performance of a contract, to meet legal obligations and for legitimate interests.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
We may share the information you submit with third parties involved in the process of providing the services you request, such as lenders, credit bureaus, customer service providers and collection agencies. We have trusted relationships with these carefully selected third parties who perform services on our behalf. All service providers are bound by contract to maintain the security of your personal information. We may use third party grammar aids to improve our communications before they are sent out to you, but your data will never be processed by the third party whilst using grammar aids.
Our partners with whom we share your information may use it for their legitimate business interests to match applications, carry out fraud checks, carry out research such as analysis of market trends and customer demographics and to customise and develop the product/service which they offer to you or other individuals in the future. Most lenders might use this for up to 12 months.
Under the General Data Protection Regulations, we are classed as the data controller and may use data that identifies you (“your personal data”) for: statistical analysis; to develop and improve our products; to update your records; to identify which of our, or others’ products might interest you; to assess lending and insurance risks; to identify, prevent, detect or tackle fraud, money laundering and other crime; to carry out regulatory checks; keeping you informed about your loan and for market research.
We will keep your personal data confidential and only give it to others for the purposes explained. In particular: –
We will retain your information for as long as there is a business relationship with us. We will also retain your personal data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
We work with a number of Third Parties. For our current list please see Third Parties.
Leadtree Global will not contact you other than to verify information you have provided.
As part of the application process, we ask you whether we, or any of our trusted third-party partners may contact you about products and services by telephone, post, email and SMS (or other reasonable method). If you ticked “yes” but no longer wish to receive such communications, please let us know. If you select the box to share your information with selected third parties you agree to receive communications from those listed at the time of consent.
We carry out due-diligence on each party that we work with to ensure your personal data is secure and that the communication you receive is relevant. The following communication types may be sent to you if you consent:
If at any time you wish to stop receiving contact from a third party, you will need to follow the instructions about unsubscribing provided at that time by the third party. Please note that we only partner with trusted companies who will respect your right to unsubscribe from any such marketing communications, but we will not be responsible for managing that process or any disputes.
Our site may contain links to third-party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own terms and privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for them. By registering at Leadtree Global you may receive follow-up contact and offers from third-party companies and, while we only work with selected partners, we are not responsible for the services or representations of third parties.
If you have any concerns relating to the use of your personal data, you may complain to the Data Protection Officer.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO if you believe we have contravened any of your rights.
They can be contacted at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
Further details about your rights can be found on the ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk