Privacy Notice

 

Who We Are

The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) Ltd is a Non-for–profit trade body based in London. We act as an Introducer for Commercial Credit Services.

NACFB Member Services Limited is a wholly owns subsidiary of NACFB Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

NACFB Ltd act as the data controller and NACFB Member Services Limited act as the data processor.

 

How we will use the information about you

Here at NACFB Ltd we take your privacy seriously and will use your personal information in a number of ways which will help us;

  1. for fraud prevention,
  2. for audit purposes,
  3. for statistical analysis,
  4. perform credit reference checks,
  5. with our application process.

We may share your information with, and obtain information about you from, credit reference agencies or fraud prevention agencies.

Information you provide may be put onto a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims.

We will not disclose your information to any company outside of the NACFB except to help prevent fraud or if required by law to do so.

For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information, your rights to access/alter and change information we hold on you, please contact admin@nacfb.org.uk.

Your Personal Data:

What we need

NACFB Ltd will be what is known as the ‘controller’ and NACFB Member Services Limited the ‘processer’ of the personal data you provide to us. We collect personal data about you which may also include any special types of information or location-based information.

For processing of data to be lawful under GDPR, NACFB Ltd must display the lawful purpose for processing data; the processing is necessary for a contract you have with the individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before entering into a contract.

Why we need it

We need to know your basic personal data for the performance of a contact with NACFB Ltd, this means conducting the relevant checks prior to your membership with the Association and access to our NACFB website. We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.

What we do with it

All the personal data we use is controlled by NACFB Ltd, however, for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance, this information is located on servers within the European Economic Area. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.  We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. More information on this framework can be available on request.

Your data is stored electronically and on manual filing systems. Our server is based in the European Economic Area and our manual filing records are kept in secure locatable cabinets at NACFB head office. More information on our server hosts and manual filing systems can be available on request at admin@nacfb.org.uk.

How long we keep it

We will to keep your basic personal data, such as full name, address and contact details for a minimum of 3 years after which time it will be retracted to an unidentifiable state for statistical purposes or deleted completely. The information used for marketing will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.

Your rights

If at any point you believe retained information is incorrect, you can request to see this information and even have it corrected and possibly deleted. Providing you with this information is free of charge, but charges may apply for excessive requests.

Where relevant, you have the right to withdraw consent and object to processing at any time, this means that we can no longer process your data. For more information about your data privacy rights, please see visit www.ico.org.uk

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact the NACFB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will investigate the matter.

You can contact our CEO at complaints@nacfb.org.uk.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Cookies

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More information on our cookies can be found here (Cookies Policy)