Your personal information is being processed by IFS. IFS respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. We comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and aim to maintain consistently high levels of best practice in our processing of your personal information. This Privacy Notice relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us through the IFS network of websites and/or other services provided by IFS.
In order to provide you with the full range of services, we may request and/or record information about you. This privacy notice explains the following:
- the type of information we collect;
- how the information is used;
- when we may contact you;
- whether we will disclose your details to anyone else; and
The IFS website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy notices and we encourage you to review them. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
2. What type of personal information is collected?
When you sign up to participate in or receive a service from any IFS Limited website, we will ask for limited personal information. We will also collect personal information from you when you subscribe to services and when you communicate with us over the telephone or via written correspondence. This can include information such as your name, postal address, telephone or mobile number, fax number, email address, gender or date of birth. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable IFS to provide you with the services you select.
3. How will the information be used?
IFS Ltd will use your personal information for a number of non-marketing purposes including the following: 1 We may contact you for service related reasons that you have subscribed to, signed up for, or participate in (e.g. to make you aware of any changes in your subscription, reminding you of a password or username, or about a comment you have made on a website.); 2 To invite you to share your opinions and comments through a research study 3 To track traffic flows and to make our websites easier for you to use; 4 To fulfil subscription orders; 5 To provide a user online community; and for 6 Planning and managing our business activities by understanding aggregated analysis on behaviour and habits;
4. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?
Yes. IFS may use the information you have provided to promote the products and services of IFS or selected partners. However, be assured that we understand the irritations of unsolicited communications and are fully committed to ensuring the rights and obligations set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 are respected. If you don’t want it, you won’t get it. Any marketing communication you receive will always include a clear, simple option to refuse, or ‘opt-out’ of such future communications.
The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) and the Mailing Preference Service (MPS) offer consumers important statutory and non-statutory protection against unsolicited marketing contact. If you are registered on either service, IFS will assume that your subsequent submission of personal data via an IFS website or data capture form indicates, for the time being, your consent to receive marketing by us. You may opt-out at ANY time by contacting us (see below).
5. Will IFS share my information with anyone else?
IFS may disclose your personal data where it believes it is compelled to do so by law; in particular for the prevention or detection of crime, the capture or prosecution of offenders; and the assessment or collection of tax or duty; in the event we propose to sell or buy any business assets or our company, in which we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets if relevant, but on a strictly confidential basis.
Occasionally, we may share your contact information with carefully selected third party companies whose products and services we feel may be of interest to you. We will keep these offers relevant to your interests. It’s easy to unsubscribe from any email or mobile messages you no longer want. (see below). Please note that some of our partners may be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Countries outside the EEA may not be required to protect personal information as stringently as countries inside.
6. Can I find out what personal information IFS holds on me?
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request a copy of the personal information that IFS holds about you. There will be an administration fee of £10 associated with this request and will require two pieces of identification to prove your identity. Please make a written application to Giselle Peters, IFS, 7-10 Chandos Street, London, W1G 9DQ. If any of the personal information that we hold about you is incorrect, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will update your details as soon as practically possible.
8. Cookies and your privacy
In order to enable us to provide you with a personalised browsing experience, this website uses ‘cookie’ information collection technology. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are issued to your computer when you enter a website. Cookies are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive, and they can be used for a wide range of purposes, such as identifying your computer’s previous visits to a website, and to ascertain the most popular features of a website.
If you have any further questions or comments concerning your privacy, please contact; MAIL:Giselle Peters
7-10 Chandos Street