This privacy statement provides you with details of how PEM Corporate Finance collects, processes, and stores personal data.
There are a number of reasons why we might collect your personal data and the lawful basis for processing it will depend on the specific purpose.
Personal data is any information capable of identifying an individual and does not include anonymised data. We may process certain types of personal data about you including:
We do not collect any sensitive data about you including details about your race or ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health, criminal convictions and offences.
Where we are required to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of the contract between us and you do not provide us with that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract.
We will obtain personal data about you whenever you;
We may monitor your use of this website, however we will not able to identify you individually. Take a look at our cookies notice for more information.
We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources, such as:
We will use your personal data for any one or more of the following purposes:
Generally, where this is required or permitted by law, we do not rely on your knowledge or consent to process your personal data, other than in relation to sending you marketing communications. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing us at email@example.com. Where you opt out of receiving our marketing communications, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a service experience.
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. Should the purpose change, we will notify you and explain the legal grounds for processing.
We may have to share your personal data with third parties including:
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow third parties to process your personal data for specific purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) do not always offer the same levels of protection to your personal data, so European law has prohibited transfers of personal data outside of the EEA unless the transfer meets certain criteria.
As some of our third party service providers are based outside the EEA, their processing of your personal data will involve a transfer of data outside the EEA.
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we do our best to ensure a similar degree of security of data by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
If none of the above safeguards is available, we may request your explicit consent to the specific transfer. You will have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our clients (including contact, identity, financial, and transaction data) for six years after they cease being clients for tax purposes. In some circumstances, you can ask us to delete your data: see “Your legal rights” below for further information.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights as an individual under the General Data Protections Regulation (GDPR) in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights) should the request be reasonable in its scope and not unfounded, repetitive or excessive. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the data.
If you are unhappy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) however we would be grateful if you would contact us in the first instance so that we can try to resolve it. PEM Corporate Finance is an ICO Tier 1 fee payer, registration number Z6800102.
We keep our privacy statement under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy statement was last updated on 11th January 2019.