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Privacy Notice

We respect your privacy & information

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This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) describes how Boost Capital LTD (“Boost Capital”, “we”, “us”, “our”) collects and uses the personal information you provide on our website: www.boostcapital.co.uk including when you make an application for funding through the Instant Approval service on our website (the “Service”). It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1988 (“Act”), the data controller is Boost Capital Ltd of 4th Floor Greenwood House 91-99 New London Road Chelmsford Essex CM2 0PP.

If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can always visit our websites without informing us who you are or disclosing any information about yourself. We obtain personal information about you if you choose to provide it. This site allows you to contact us through our Contact Us form, Quick Start form, Apply Now page form, Become a Broker form, via email or when you make an application using the Service. Whether through the Contact Us form or sending an email using the email links contained in the web page, you may be providing us with your name, email address, phone number and any information you choose to include in the text of your message. For instance, if you send us an e-mail message requesting information about Boost Capital, we will use your e-mail address and other information you supply to respond to your request via email or via telephone.

We collect, use and keep the information we receive via our website to fulfil the visitor’s requests. We will use your information to respond to a request submitted by you, to provide the Service to you and to carry out our obligations from any contracts entered into between you and us; Contact you and provide you with information regarding Boost Capital and our products and services; Correspond with you regarding the website; Comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules, and requests of governmental agencies.

If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails at any time, please see Choice/Opt out section below.

We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information. We share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Policy and with our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors in order to provide you with our services and perform any contract we enter into with them or you. We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as to obtain credit reports from credit reference agencies or processing your transactions through financial institutions. These companies are authorised to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We also may provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about products and services that we think you may be interested in. If you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership that is an existing customer of Boost Capital, we will only contact you by electronic means (email or SMS) with information about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous transaction or negotiations of a transaction to you. If you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership and do not want us to use your data in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data. If you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership that is a new customer of Boost, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you be electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership and do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing papers, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

Moreover, we reserve the right to disclose information we maintain, including personal information, when required by governmental authorities or where required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, bankruptcy proceedings, or similar legal process (including the enforcement of our Terms of Use), when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. By submitting personal information on our websites, you are also agreeing to the use of this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In certain situations, Boost Capital may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES/COOKIES

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.

We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality.

Boost Capital and its partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website or service.

We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

Our web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the ShareThis sharing buttons or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Boost Capital may provide links to other websites. Be advised that we do not control and we are not responsible for the privacy practice or the content of those websites. We suggest you read the privacy policies posted on each site.

TESTIMONIALS

We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at marketing@boostcapital.co.uk.

DATA SECURITY AND INTEGRITY

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at privacy@boostcapital.co.uk.

Upon request Boost Capital will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If you need to access, correct, amend, delete or update inaccurate personal information, please send an email to marketing@boostcapital.co.uk. We will respond promptly and will update our database accordingly. We will keep information for as long as our retention policy dictates and for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

CHOICE/OPT-OUT

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. If you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership, you can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.

However, whether you are a sole trader or a non-limited liability partnership or not, you have the right at any time to ask us to stop processing your personal data for marketing purposes by contacting us at marketing@boostcapital.co.uk.

MERGE, SELL, ASSIGNMENT, TRANSFER

Boost Capital may sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. If Boost Capital is sold or merges with another entity, or sells or otherwise assigns or transfers some or all of its assets, including the business of this website to a third party, the personal information that we have obtained from you via our sites will be one of the transferred assets. You will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

If you do not agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any information and do not use the site or the Service. By using the site and/or the Service and voluntarily providing your personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of such personal information as set forth in the Privacy Policy as in effect at the time of your submission.

Some of our websites are hosted on our secured web servers in the United States. If you are located in a non-US jurisdiction, your provision of personal information or other access to our websites constitutes your consent to the transfer of such data to the United States, a jurisdiction that may not provide an equivalent level of data protection to the laws in your home country. In addition, if you are a resident of a country within the European Union, by using this site and providing us your personal information, you explicitly acknowledge and agree to (i) the transfer of your personal information to the United States, and (ii) the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

Boost Capital may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to revisit this page often to remain fully informed of our Privacy Policy. If we make any change in how we use your personal information, we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

CONTACTING US

For questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact: privacy@boostcapital.co.uk. Boost Capital may also be contacted directly at the following address and phone number:

Boost Capital LTD

4th Floor
Greenwood House
91-99 New London Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 0PP

Phone: +44 (0)01245 353 326

Effective: April 26, 2017