Privacy Notice & Cookies.
EVOLVE Finance takes privacy very seriously.
This notice sets out the personal information that we may collect or obtain about you and how we treat that information.
How we use your personal information.
We will only use your personal information for the following purposes:
To administer and manage our relationship with you.
To process enquiries from you.
To deal with any enquiries we receive from you;
To comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules;
To provide you with details of our product ranges, services and promotions;
To notify you of changes to what we do;
To make checks of credit reference agencies from time to time (for example, when you complete a funding application form, or if you want to amend your credit limit).
For the purposes of recovery of a debt in case of non-payment.
In connection with these purposes, we may share your personal information with third parties that perform services on our behalf, such as business partners, credit reference agencies and tracing agents), fraud sharing organisations, and to other companies in our group, in each case within the European Economic Area and the UK.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties in other circumstances, in particular:
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of trading and other agreements;
To protect the rights, property, or safety of EVOLVE Finance, our staff, our customers, or others;
In response to a request from a governmental authority (including a regulator); or
If we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If necessary for debt recovery purposes, we may also obtain additional information about you beyond that provided in your funding application form from credit reference and tracing agents.
Our legal basis for these uses of your personal information may include that (a) it is necessary for our legitimate interests in operating our business and/or providing you with services; and/or (b) it is necessary for the performance of contracts to which you are a party with us.
Keeping in touch with you.
From time to time we would also like to keep in touch with you, to provide details of our new product ranges and services and exciting promotional offers. If you do not want to be contacted in this way, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Your rights in relation to your personal information.
You have various rights under data protection law regarding the processing of your personal information, including rights to:
Request access to personal information we hold about you and details of our processing of your personal information;
Request us to correct inaccurate personal information.
Request us to delete personal information in certain circumstances;
Receive your personal information in a format suitable for transmission to a third party;
Object to and/or restrict the processing of your personal information (including profiling) on certain grounds;
Object to the processing of your personal information for direct marketing;
Object to any decision about you based solely on automated processing (including any profiling) that produces legal effects or otherwise significantly affects you; and Lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner's Office.
You can make a request to us in relation to these rights at any time by contacting us at email@example.com. Any information to which you are entitled will be provided within a reasonable timeframe, subject to the exemptions stipulated in applicable data protection laws.
How long do we retain your personal information?
We will not keep your personal information longer than is necessary, taking into account information needed for product guarantee or recall purposes, applicable legal requirements and limitation periods.
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the websites and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the websites. Without these cookies, our website will not work properly.
Analytical and Performance cookies.
These types of cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This assists us in improving the way our website works e.g. by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These are temporary cookies and expire at the end of a browser session. ‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use our websites, for instance, which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from those pages.
How to enable and disable cookies. Cookies help you get the most out of our website. However, you may set up your browser to disallow them. Please remember, if you do delete all your cookies, some features of our websites, such as remembering your login details, will not work and your experience on our website may be affected.
How to contact us If you have any queries about how we use your personal information, you can contact us at any time via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to EVOLVE Finance, 7 Royal Crescent, Glasgow G3 7SL.