QED Finance Privacy Policy

We will not disclose any information you provide about yourself to any third parties unless we have to do so in the ordinary course of our commercial relationship with you (including, without limitation, for marketing purposes) or to administer this Website. We are aware of and we will comply with our obligations under current data protection legislation in the UK. If you have any questions about our use of your personal details then please contact us at info@qedfinance.com

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

How we use your information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Sharing your information

We may share your information with: our service providers and agents. In some cases this might include those outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Obtaining a copy of your information

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right of access to your personal data. The Act allows us to charge a fee of £10 for this service. You can ask us to change or delete any personal information. If we can we will, but sometimes we have to maintain records for legal reasons. For a copy of your information, please write to: Data Protection Officer, H&G Limited, The Long Barn, Duncton Mill, Dye House Lane, Duncton, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0LF.

Further Information

You can contact the credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies to establish what information is recorded about yourself. The information they hold may not be the same so it is worth contacting them all. They will charge you a small fee.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive. The cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

These are the cookies used on qedfinance.com:

PHP5ESSID A temporary (session) cookie that ensures you have seemless navigation around the qed finance site. This cookie is not retained once you have left qed finance.

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __umtd, __umtv, __utmz, id Google Analytics cookies that allow us to analyse which pages of the site are visited and for how long. This information helps us to continuously improve the content of the site and ensure it meets our customers’ needs. Google Analytics stores your IP address anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither H&G Limited T/A QED Finance nor Google associate your IP address with any personally-identifiable information. These cookies are always set by default unless you have specifically disabled them in your browser.

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Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.