Your Personal Data – what is it?
Personal Data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in
conjunction with any other information in the Data Controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing
of Personal Data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. (the “GDPR”)1
Who are ‘we’?
Buckingham James Financial Services is the Data Controller (“we”, “us”). This means they decide how your Personal Data is processed and for
How do we process your Personal Data?
We comply with our obligations under the GDPR by keeping Personal Data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not
collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure
and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect Personal Data.
We use your Personal Data for the following purposes: –
To provide our advice and implementation service in respect of financial products, such as mortgages and life assurance.
To keep in contact with our clients about products and services which we believe may be of value to them.
To inform people of our business and its activities.
What is the legal basis for processing your Personal Data?
Article 6 Processing
Consent of the Data Subject; where we are marketing to the public. (needs to be an opt in method)
Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the Data Subject or to take steps to enter into a contract;
where we have been engaged to provide financial services.
Article 9 Processing
Explicit consent of the Data Subject; where we wish to tell people about events, news, services
Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or where courts are acting in their
Sharing your Personal Data
Your Personal Data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with the providers of
financial service products, third-party data storage providers and legal or regulatory authorities if obliged to do so.
We keep your Personal Data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for servicing the financial services
provided where agreed and in case of any legal claims and for regulatory purposes.
Your rights and your Personal Data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your Personal Data
The right to request a copy of your Personal Data which we hold about you;
The right to request that we correct any Personal Data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
The right to request your Personal Data is erased where it is no longer necessary for us to retain such data;
The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
The right to request that the Data Controller provide the Data Subject with his/her Personal Data and where possible, to
transmit that data directly to another Data Controller;
The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your Personal Data, to request a restriction
is placed on further processing;
The right to object to the processing of Personal Data;
The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.
If we wish to use your Personal Data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with
a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing
conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.
Registered Office: Berkeley House, Pastoral Way, Clements Park, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5WG.
email@example.com 01277 215655.
You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/
or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.
By allowing contact between us you are confirming that you have read this Data Protection Notice and that you are consenting to Buckingham James Financial Services holding and processing your Personal Data for the following purposes.
Please tick the boxes where you are happy to grant consent:
To keep you informed about news, events, activities and services;
To send you offers of other products and services that we offer.
I consent to be contacted: by email
You can grant consent to all the purposes; one of the purposes or none of the purposes. Where you do not grant consent we will
not be able to use your Personal Data for marketing purposes but may process the data in certain limited situations, such as where
required to do so by law or to protect members of the public from serious harm.
If you do grant consent, please note you can withdraw your consent to all or any one of the above purposes at any time by contacting
the Data Controller. Please note that all processing of your Personal Data will cease once you have withdrawn consent but this will
not affect any Personal Data that has already been processed prior to this point.