Privacy

Vertex Financial Services Limited ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Vertex Financial Services Limited of Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GL50 3SH. It is registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner pursuant to the Act under Registration No. Z7725546.

COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION

We do not intentionally collect any personally identifiable information through this website www.vertex.co.uk (“website”).

If we ask you for any personal information online it will only be in response to you actively providing it to us. If you are giving us information for the first time we shall explain the purposes for which we shall use it at that time.

We use information held about you in to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer

IP ADDRESSES

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie

Purpose

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Google Analytics

 

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Google Analytics

 

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Google Analytics

 

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Google Analytics

 

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Analytics

 

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Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you want to disable all cookies, please be aware this will make browsing our websites much slower and some of the features described above when using strictly necessary, performance and functionality cookies will not be available to you. However, we understand that this is your decision.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligations, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Vertex Financial Services, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GL50 3SH.

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our affiliates or group companies. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to The Data Protection Officer, Vertex Financial Services, Jessop House, Jessop Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, GL50 3SH.