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Privacy policy

1.  Introduction

 
1.1  Money Advice Trust (“we” or “us”) take the privacy of your information very seriously. This policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you via this site (referred to below as the “Site”). Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the Site and any services we offer via the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy in respect of the information collected about you via this Site.
 
1.2  If you have any queries about the policy, please get in touch with us at contactus@moneyadvicetrust.org and we will do our best to answer your questions.
 

2.  Personal Information

 
2.1  We do not generally collect personal information from you but if you enter into correspondence with us or report a problem to us, we may be required to keep such personal information as you provide to us.
 
2.2  If you are a licence holder for the Common Financial Statement (CFS) we will collect the following personal information from you:
 
    a)   Name
 
    b)   Job title and organisation
 
    c)   Email address
 
    d)  Telephone number
 
    e)  Address
 
Although it is not compulsory to give us this information, if you do not then you may not be eligible to hold a licence.
 

3.  Use of this information

 
3.1  We will use information collected in accordance with clause 2.1 to:
 
   a)  Carry out marketing analysis and make general improvements to our Site;
 
   b)  Analyse how users are making use of the Site; and
 
   c)  Obtain your views or comments on the information and advice we provide.
 
3.2  We will use information collected in accordance with clause 2.2 in order to:
 
   a)  Analyse your eligibility to hold a licence for the CFS;
 
   b)  Analyse how users are making use of the Site;
 
   c)  Notify you of certain CFS e-bulletins and e-announcements (subject to your right to unsubscribe or opt-out).
 
   d)  To provide you with information, services or products you have requested and for administration purposes.
 

4.  Sharing this information

 
4.1  We may transfer your personal information to a third party but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
 
4.2  We reserve the right to publish the names of organisations which hold a Common Financial Statement Licence.
 
4.3  We may also collate anonymous data which is shared with our partner agencies, funders and the government. This is to enable us to demonstrate demand and use of the Site.
 
4.4  Other than as set out above, we will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless we are required by law to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).
 

5.  Information automatically collected from your computer

 
Log files/IP addresses:
 
5.1  When you visit the Site our web server automatically records your IP address. This IP address is not linked to any of your personal information. We use IP addresses to help us administer the Site, to collect demographic information and to find out such things as how many people are visiting particular pages on our Site.
 
5.2  We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of your internet browser which we use to provide you with a more effective service.
 
Cookies
 
5.3  For a comprehensive overview of how we use Cookies please refer to our Cookies Policy.
 

6.  Other Sites

 
6.1  We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
 
6.2  In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
 

7.  Transferring your information outside of Europe

 
7.1  As part of the services offered to you through the Site, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EU. We may also share information between group companies, which may be located in countries worldwide. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy policy.
 
7.2  In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
 

8.  Changes to our Privacy Policy

 
8.1  Any changes we make to this policy in the future will be posted on this page.
 
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