For the purposes of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Data Protection Act") the data controller is Smith & Williamson Holdings Limited of 25 Moorgate, London EC2R 6AY. Unless you instruct us otherwise, information (which includes any personal information) you provide to us will be used by Smith & Williamson and persons, bodies corporate or partnerships controlled (directly or indirectly) by Smith & Williamson Holdings Limited.
Personal information (which includes 'personal data' as defined in the Data Protection Act) is generally collected so we can deliver requested materials or information.
We may collect and process the following types of personal information about you:
Your personal information is necessary to enable Smith & Williamson to deal with your enquiry, but additional information may be requested to help us to provide the most appropriate response. If such additional information is requested, it is highlighted and its provision is voluntary.
When you apply for one of our jobs, you will need to register with us and submit an application. The Data Protection Act gives special protection to certain types of sensitive information (which includes 'sensitive personal data' as defined by the Data Protection Act). Sensitive information can include data about your race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. You should only provide this information if it is required in response to a mandatory question on our registration form, or if you are otherwise content for us to process this information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement. Where you do provide sensitive information this will be accepted as explicit consent to Smith & Williamson to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
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Information is used only for the specific purpose for which it was provided except where you explicitly select to receive other information from Smith & Williamson. When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, you will have the option to request other information that may be of interest.
You can opt out of receiving information from Smith & Williamson or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may request that your personal information is corrected, amended or updated at any time by contacting us using the details listed below.
Information is normally only provided to a third party if it is required to deal with your enquiry, but there may be other circumstances where Smith & Williamson is required to provide information as a result of legal or regulatory process.
Smith & Williamson does not undertake marketing activities for third parties, nor does it provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes.
The Site contains links to other websites. Smith & Williamson is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party web sites to which links are provided. You should check the privacy policies on these sites before providing any personal information. This privacy statement relates only to information contained on, or gathered via, the Site.
In accordance with the Act, your personal information is only kept for as long as is necessary to fulfil your request or deal with your job application.
Where you have consented to additional information being provided by Smith & Williamson, your details will be retained for a reasonable period of time.
We take your online security seriously and have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Once we have received your information we will ensure that the collection and use of your information is in accordance with the Data Protection Act. All personnel of Smith & Williamson are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.
Please note, however, that the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Criminals have and are using techniques aimed to defraud and exploit website users.
Typical types of criminal activities include:
Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
How you can protect yourself:
If you have any concerns or questions about the security of our Site or any personal information we collect from you, please do not hesitate to contact our marketing department on 0207 131 4000.