Privacy Policy

Introduction

1. This Privacy Policy sets out the privacy policy of Victoria Street Capital.

2. Victoria Street Capital is committed to protecting the privacy of its users and the purpose of this Privacy Policy is to describe to you how Victoria Street Capital will use personal information about you that is submitted to Victoria Street Capital.

3. By providing your personal information to Victoria Street Capital, you consent to the collection and use of it and any other information provided to Victoria Street Capital in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If at any time you wish to change the uses of your personal information to which you have consented, please contact us directly.

4. Victoria Street Capital may revise this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an update on its website(s). Please ensure that you check this website and any other Victoria Street Capital website(s) you use from time to time to review the then current Privacy Policy and to update your preferences. This Privacy Policy was last updated in July 2014.

Collection of Personal Information

1. The types of personal information collected and stored by Victoria Street Capital might include your name, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, fax number and credit/debit card details (to the extent permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998 and related legislation (“the DPA”).

2. Victoria Street Capital (or any of its sub-contractors) may collect personal information about you in the following ways:

  • any data which you provide when you complete and submit an application to Victoria Street Capital to register on its website(s) or receive email alerts or other communications from Victoria Street Capital;
  • any data that you provide via postings to forums and blogs and any other posting that you make to an Victoria Street Capital website (in such circumstances the information posted by you will, of course, also be available to users of the website throughout the world);
  • during any transaction with us; and
  • any other data which you provide to Victoria Street Capital when you enquire about our activities, email, telephone or write to us or otherwise provide us with personal information.

3. Victoria Street Capital (or any of its sub-contractors) may also receive information about you from third parties, for example a friend who wants to tell you about one of our websites.

Storage and retention of your information

1. Victoria Street Capital will keep your information on a secure server. The technology that Victoria Street Capital uses and the security policies which Victoria Street Capital has implemented are intended to safeguard your information from unauthorised access and improper use.

2. Victoria Street Capital will keep your information (to the extent permitted by the DPA) to enable Victoria Street Capital to use it for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Your Information

1. Victoria Street Capital may use your personal information (subject in each case to the requirements of the DPA) for the following purposes:

  • administering your website account(s) and otherwise in connection with any service for which you have provided your information, including any email alerts, transactions with us and competitions and promotions that you take part in;
  • responding to any enquiry you make;
  • subject to your consent, sending you newsletters and/or alerts and information regarding Victoria Street Capital’s or any third party’s future services (in all formats to which you have consented e.g. post, email, text); and
  • for generating aggregated statistics about users, traffic patterns etc. of the Victoria Street Capital website(s) and other services and developing Victoria Street Capital’s marketing plans.

2. Victoria Street Capital may also disclose your information (subject in each case to the requirements of the DPA) as follows:

  • if you have given your consent for Victoria Street Capital to do so, to other selected organisations to enable them to contact you or send you information by post, telephone and/or email;
  • to any service providers, sub-contractors and agents appointed by Victoria Street Capital to perform the above functions on its behalf and in accordance with its instructions;
  • to third parties selected by Victoria Street Capital as part of aggregated and anonymised statistics about users, traffic patterns etc. of the Victoria Street Capital website(s);
  • to such individuals and/or bodies as necessary to ensure Victoria Street Capital’s compliance with any applicable law, regulation, legal proceeding or governmental request;
    (where you post material that does or may constitute a criminal offence, breach the rights of a third party, give rise to a civil action or breach the Terms & Conditions of the applicable website and as otherwise necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Victoria Street Capital and its customers), to any relevant authority or third party requiring Victoria Street Capital to disclose the identity of or locate anyone posting such material on an Victoria Street Capital website; and
  • to any individual making a subject information request to Victoria Street Capital.

3. In the event that Victoria Street Capital (or a relevant part of Victoria Street Capital) is acquired by or merges with another company, your personal information may be passed to the purchasing/merging company amongst the transferred business assets. This will enable your relationship to continue with the relevant Victoria Street Capital business despite the change of ownership. Your personal information may also be passed (on a confidential basis) to companies with whom Victoria Street Capital is negotiating such a sale/merger as part of the verification exercise carried out on Victoria Street Capital by the third party.

4. In processing your information in accordance with the above, Victoria Street Capital may (to the extent permitted by the DPA) send it outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Victoria Street Capital will take all reasonable steps to ensure that in such circumstances your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy but your attention is drawn to the fact that the laws of countries outside the EEA may provide lesser protection to your information than the UK. When you submit your personal information to Victoria Street Capital you consent to the transfer of your information outside the EEA unless you specifically indicate otherwise.

Third Party Websites

Please be aware that Victoria Street Capital does not control and is not responsible for websites that are referred to or linked from its own websites and that use of your personal information on these websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Registration

a. To access certain parts of the Victoria Street Capital websites, Victoria Street Capital may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself.

b. You are reminded that in addition to the provisions of this Privacy Policy, where you register you also agree to:

i.provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”); and

ii.maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it fully up to date.