Marsh Finance Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may collect/hold the following information:
Examples of the types of data that we can collect are:
We may also receive personal information from third parties, which enables us to contact potential customers, who have expressed interest in our services. Any information/data obtained from third parties is checked for accuracy and we will endeavour to check your information and ensure that permission as given to disclose your details.
Marsh Finance Ltd understands how important your privacy is and we have implemented measures which will ensure any personal data that is obtained from you will be processed and maintained in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and with the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR).
The GDPR requires Marsh Finance Ltd and all organisations to maintain records of processing activities and the legal bases for processing such data. Marsh Finance Ltd constantly reviews the data that we hold about you.
By submitting your information to the www.marshfinance.com you are consenting to the processing of your information by us in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes, using the contact details (email address, telephone number and address) you have provided.
We use your information in the following ways:
to develop and improve our services for you.
We may use both fraud prevention agencies and credit referencing agencies to help make relevant decisions on any credit application you submit.
When this type of check is made a footprint will appear on your credit file which can be seen by other lenders. CRAs provide us with shared credit information, fraud prevention information and public information; this information will include the what is held about you on the electoral register.
Information received by CRA’s will be recorded by them.
If the finance agreement is live, the activity and details of management of your account will be passed onto them. In the event that you take out a finance agreement and fail to repay back the full funds required, this will be recorded with the CRA. In this case information may be passed onto other companies by CRA’s to locate and trace you with a view to recovering any outstanding debts. We must warn you that if this does occur then this will remain on your record for six years once a case has been closed by either settlement or default.
When we assess your application and it has been approved in principle, we may also check your identity in order to prevent fraud and crime; this includes money laundering. This information will then be used to ascertain whether to offer any future credit that may be available. This is to comply with our regulatory obligations for responsible lending, FPAs and CRAs assist us in fulfilling this.
Further information on fraud prevention agencies can be obtained by contacting DPOfficer@marshfinance.com. This request will then be forwarded to the Data Protection Officer (Compliance Manager).
You may contact any/all of the credit reference agencies directly. If you choose to contact a Credit Reference Agency, please bear in mind that the information held may not be the same so it may be useful to contact all of them.
For further information on how credit reference agencies use your personal information, please visit: https://www.experian.co.uk/legal/crain/
If you have been refused credit you can get advice from your local Trading Standards Department, Citizens Advice Bureau or Consumer Advice Centre and the agencies’ web sites. The Information Commissioner also produces a useful leaflet entitled ‘Credit Explained’. You can obtain a free copy on the Information Commissioner’s website or by telephoning 0870 600 8100.
False information given by yourself maybe brought to the attention of the FPA’s or other relevant companies who deal in fraud/crime prevention. The same applies if we or any party we deal with suspect fraud of false or inaccurate information has been supplied. Any reported instances may also be accessed by law enforcement agencies i.e. HM Revenue and Customs, The Department of Work and Pensions, regulatory bodies or the police, for use to prevent any possible fraud and money laundering for the following:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We will not distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you have opted in to this.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at Marsh Finance Ltd, Crossfield Mill, Crawford Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 5RS or email us at DPOfficer@marshfinance.com as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We may share your information with third parties in the following ways:
Your information may be passed to credit reference, fraud prevention, law enforcement agencies and identity and address verification agencies. They may record and use your information and disclose it to other organisations for credit reference, debt tracing, fraud and money laundering prevention purposes.
All information you provide is stored on secure servers.
Unfortunately, transmissions of information via the internet are not completely secure. Although we will do out best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to www.marshfinance.com; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access.
ou have the right to ask us not to contact you for marketing purposes either by unsubscribing from any emails you receive or by contacting us by post at Marsh Finance Ltd, Crossfield Mill, Crawford Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 5RS or by calling us on 01706 648882. Calls to this number are normally charged at a local rate – charges may apply if you call from a mobile telephone.
You also have the right to access the information that we hold on you and request details of the third parties with whom we have shared your information with us contacting us using the details provided in the previous paragraph. We do not charge a fee for this service in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), unless the request is deemed to be unreasonable by the company. In the event that the request is deemed unreasonable, Marsh Finance will inform you of the intent to charge a fee and outline the reasons for this.
All information relevant to you will be released upon request within 30 Days of your request being received.
You may also correct errors in, or update your information, or request that we remove information about you form our records by sending us a request to the postal address provided above or by emailing us at DPofficer@marshfinance.com. In most cases we will comply promptly with your request and let you know when we have done so. However, sometimes we will not be legally obliged to comply with your request. If this is the case, we will inform you of our decision and the reasons for that decision.
To protect your privacy and the security of your information, we are required to take reasonable steps to verify your identity before we act on any request which you may make in respect of your information.
In accordance with the GDPR you have the right to request the following:
Marsh Finance Ltd will inform you, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Information Commissioners Office at the first sign of a data breach and will comply with all the reporting and times scales that the regulators have in place.
In compliance with the GDPR, we want to make sure we are being completely transparent with you regarding your data and the security of your data. We will contact you by email, letter or phone to inform you of any suspicious activity.
The amount of time we hold your information for depends on the basis it was provided by you to us;
ou have the right to request for all information to be removed. We will suppress and remove all data held, upon request. We will however, keep the request from you in which you have asked for your information to be removed, so that Marsh Finance Ltd meets its compliance obligations under the GDPR. All other information will be removed in accordance with your right to be forgotten.
Within our company, we have a dedicated Data Protection Officer (Compliance Manager) and you can contact them by email at Dpofficer@marshfinance.com and your details will be passed to the relevant individual. If you have any issues regarding your data being held, you can also contact us by telephone on 01706 648882.
Marsh Finance Ltd may choose to amend the content of this Privacy Notice on occasion. If this occurs then we will update the notice and the revised notice will be posted on this website. Please ensure that you check our Privacy Notice regularly for updates.
The use of your personal data will be explained fully in the event of applying for credit. You must accept these terms before proceeding to a credit application form.