1. Data protection
We take all necessary steps to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and its relevant subordinate legislation when handling any personal information.
1.1 When you supply any personal information to us we will meet our legal obligations to you in the way that we deal with that information.
1.2 In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 we are required to collect the information fairly and to let you know how we will use it and whether we will pass the information on to anyone else.
1.3 We will comply with the Principles set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and we will ensure all personal information supplied to us is held securely.
1.4 We will ensure that any information will be held only as long as is necessary to ensure our service runs smoothly.
1.5 We use up to date industry procedures to keep personal data as safe and secure as possible against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access.
2. When do we collect your personal data?
2.1 We will collect personal information from you, when you purchase products or services from us via this website or when you speak to our customer services personnel. We may also keep a record of those parts of the website you use most often to enable us to monitor and improve our service and to know which parts are of most interest to you.
3. What do we do with your personal data?
3.1 When you use this website to buy products or services we will need to collect information from you in order to enable us to process the transaction and fulfil your order.
3.2 We may from time to time use your information to provide you with an update about IFC services and products. This will include contacting you via email. If you do not wish for IFC to use your data in this way please contact us on email@example.com.
3.3 We may also use your personal data to search the files of credit reference agencies that record the search and may share information about you with lenders and relevant third parties. We may check you details with fraud prevention agencies and if anyone gives us false or inaccurate information and we suspect fraud, we record this. We and other organisations use such information to make decisions about credit and all types of insurance proposals and claims for you, members of your household and those to whom you are linked financially for money laundering and fraud prevention.
3.4 We will only supply your personally identifiable information to any other person or organisation outside of IFC:
3.4.1 where we need to share the information to provide a product or service that you have requested
3.4.2 where we employ other companies to provide services for us, including for example, delivery of orders or processing of credit card payments. Theses companies have access to the personal data needed to perform their functions and not for any other purpose.
3.4.3 where we are required to forward the information in order to comply with a regulatory or legal process
3.4.4 if we transfer our customer database, including personal information contained therein, to a third party who acquires all or substantially all the assets or stock of our company or our website service whether by merger, acquisition, reorganisation or otherwise.
3.5 The personal data that we collect from you via this website will NOT be passed to any organisation beyond IFC to be used for marketing purposes.
4. Updating your personal data
If, at any time you want to update or amend your personal data that we hold simply email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Links to other websites
We take great care to ensure the security of this website and your personal information.