Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice MGP Investment Management Ltd

This privacy notice explains how we use any personal information we collect about you.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you engage us for financial planning/investment management services. This information will relate to your personal and financial circumstances. It may also include special categories of personal data such as data about your health, if this is necessary for the provision of our services.

We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete client surveys or provide feedback to us.

Information about connected individuals

We may need to gather personal information about your close family members and dependants in order to provide our service to you effectively. In such cases it will be your responsibility to ensure that you have the consent of the people concerned to pass their information on to us. We値l provide a copy of this privacy notice for them or, where appropriate, ask you to pass the privacy information to them.

Why do we need to collect and use your personal data?

The primary legal basis that we intend to use for the processing of your data is for the performance of our contract with you. The information that we collect about you is essential for us to be able to carry out the services that you require from us effectively. Without collecting your personal data we壇 also be unable to fulfil our legal and regulatory obligations. Where special category data is required we値l obtain your explicit consent in order to collect and process this information.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you in order to provide you with the services for which you engage us.

Who might we share your information with?

If you agree, we may email you about other products or services that we think may be of interest to you. We won稚 share your information for marketing purposes with other companies. In order to deliver our services to you effectively we may send your details to third parties such as those that we engage for professional compliance, accountancy or legal services as well as product and platform providers that we use to arrange financial products for you. Where third parties are involved in processing your data we値l have a contract in place with them to ensure that the nature and purpose of the processing is clear, that they are subject to a duty of confidence in processing your data and that they値l only act in accordance with our written instructions. Where it痴 necessary for your personal data to be forwarded to a third party we値l use appropriate security measures to protect your personal data in transit. To fulfil our obligations in respect of prevention of money-laundering and other financial crime we may send your details to third party agencies for identity verification purposes.

How long do we keep hold of your information?

During the course of our relationship with you we値l retain personal data which is necessary to provide services to you. We値l take all reasonable steps to keep your personal data up to date throughout our relationship. We池e also subject to regulatory requirements to retain your data for specified minimum periods. These are, generally:
  • Five years for investment business
  • Three years for mortgage business
  • Indefinitely for pension transfers and opt-out business
  • Three years for insurance business
These are minimum periods, during which we have a legal obligation to retain your records. We reserve the right to retain data for longer where we believe it's in our legitimate interests to do so. In any case, we値l not keep your personal data for longer than 6 years after our relationship with you has ended. You have the right to request deletion of your personal data. We値l comply with this request, subject to the restrictions of our regulatory obligations and legitimate interests as noted above.

How can I access the information you hold about me?

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you壇 like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us using the contact details noted below. When your personal data is processed by automated means you have the right to ask us to move your personal data to another organisation for their use. We have an obligation to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Please ask us to correct or remove any information that you think is incorrect.

What can you do if you are unhappy with how your personal data is processed?

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection. In the UK this is:
  • Information Commissioner's Office
  • Wycliffe House
  • Water Lane
  • Wilmslow
  • Cheshire
  • SK9 5AF
  • 0303 123 1113 (local rate)

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we値l inform you of any changes when they occur. This privacy policy was last updated on 29/08/2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you: by email at mike@mgp-investments.com
Or write to us at MGP Investment Management Ltd, Suite B, Castle Quay, Castlefield, Manchester, M15 4NJ