Current Capital values your privacy and the security of your data is extremely important to us. This policy sets out where and how we collect your personal information and how it will be used, as well as your rights over any personal information we hold about you.
In this Policy, we use the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” (and other similar terms) to refer to Current Capital, and “you” and “your” (and other similar terms) to refer to our Advisers, clients, service providers, job applicants and website visitors.
We recommend that you read the document carefully and print and keep a copy for your future reference. In providing us with any instruction or other form of contact in relation to your account, we will assume you agree to the uses of your Personal and Confidential Information described in this Policy unless you inform us otherwise in writing.
Current Capital is a registered Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Details of our notification to the Regulator for data protection may be found in the Information Commissioner’s Office Public Register of Data Controllers here.
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
From our initial contact with you we may collect various personal and confidential Information about you. The types of personal and confidential information that we may collect, store and use include:
Clients using the service: We will collect, store and use the information provided in your initial application for the purpose of contacting and corresponding with you. Any further information provided following your initial registration will also be stored as will information relating to any matters of a confidential nature on which you choose to instruct us. The details you provide in relation to your bank account and/or other payment details will be held to allow us to make payments to you as required or request payments as instructed.
Service Providers to Current Capital: We will collect, store and use your contact information and any other details you provide to us by way of post, email or telephone conversation. We may also hold confidential details about any services that you may supply to us, as well as your bank account and/or other payment details for the purpose of paying fees in relation to the services provided.
Website visitors: We will collect, store and use two specific types of information:
- Personal information such as your name, address, telephone number and email address as provided by you when you register or make an application.
- Information such as your computer’s IP address and anonymous information collected from cookies when you are browsing our website to help us understand how to improve our website and services for you.
Job Applicants: We will collect, store and use your contact details, any information you provide in relation to your application and any references provided or obtained, for the purposes of processing your application.
HOW PERSONAL + CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION IS USED
Depending on the nature of your relationship with Current Capital, your information will be used in various ways. Examples of the ways in which we use the personal and confidential information that we collect may include:
- Contact and communication: Contact information collected will be used to contact you in relation to service updates that affect you, regulatory updates that affect our services and any additional information in relation to our service that we feel may be of interest to you. We will only contact you in accordance with the contact preferences that you have specified and will not send you marketing communications where you have indicated to us that you do not wish to receive these. Should you wish to amend your contact preferences at any time you can instruct us either by email, post or telephone.
- Operation of your account: The information provided during the registration process and any subsequent information you choose to provide will be used to let you have information on the operation of your account including confirmation and investment details and information about important changes to our services.
Clients: Unless otherwise instructed in writing, we will assume we may use and disclose any personal and confidential information collected in such manner as we believe is reasonably necessary to provide our services.
Service providers to Current Capital: Unless otherwise instructed in writing, we will use personal and confidential information provided to us in such manner as we believe is reasonably necessary to receive their services. The information will also be used for the purpose of arranging and making payments in relation to the services provided to us.
Anti-Money Laundering regulation compliance: Depending on the nature of your relationship with us we may use your personal and confidential information to conduct identity checks as part of our Anti-Money Laundering obligations. Where this is the case you will be notified prior to any check being carried out.
THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO PERSONAL + CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Unless otherwise instructed in writing, where you supply us with personal and confidential information, we will assume that we can disclose this information in such manner as we believe is reasonably necessary to provide our services either directly or through a third party, or as is required under applicable law. Examples of the ways in which we use the personal and confidential information that we collect may include:
Anti-Money Laundering agencies: Where we are required to carry out a background identity check as part of our Anti-Money Laundering obligations we may enlist the services of a third party identity verification agency to carry out the checks.
Events: Where we are required to pass on your personal and confidential information (e.g. name, company, occupation) to a third party in connection with the management of an event, the details provided will only be used for that specified purpose.
Service providers: In the course of providing our service we may need to share your personal and confidential information with our third party service providers.
Disclosures required by law or regulation: Under applicable law or regulation we may be required to disclose personal and confidential information, including to law enforcement agencies or in connection with proposed or actual legal proceedings.
QUALITY ASSURANCE + TRAINING
In order to ensure we deliver the highest possible levels of service, we may monitor telephone and email communications between our employees and third parties for the purpose of quality assurance and training or as otherwise permitted by law. We will at all times continue to protect the confidentiality of your communications in accordance with this policy.
If you or others on your behalf give us any personal and confidential information about another person, you take full responsibility for complying with any relevant data protection laws which apply to the provision of that information to us and our use of it as explained in this policy.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL + CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
We have a number of technical and organisational security measures in place to protect your personal and confidential information against un-authorised or unlawful use and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.
Current Capital treats all the information it holds with the utmost care and security. Financial details are stored on our system in a secure format and can only be accessed when you sign in using your user name or email address and password. If we contact you we will never ask for your password. We advise you never to enter your account details or password into an email or after following a link from an email.
In order to provide a safe, secure investment environment for all our users and to ensure we only serve genuine clients, we reserve the right to use reputable security devices and systems as necessary.
ONLINE CONDUCT + LINKING
In addition to the company’s safeguards your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. This means, amongst other things, that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should, where necessary, be kept up to date and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies.
Current Capital Limited is an Appointed Representative of Clear Finance Limited who are authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Current Capital's FCA registration number is: 762994 and can be seen here
Current Capital Limited is registered in England and Wales (No. 10215426). Registered Office: The Gresham, 92 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2TD.