Sevenaar | Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy outlines how Sevenaar Limited (‘Sevenaar') will obtain, store and process any personal information gathered through interaction with our website, www.sevenaar.co.uk. This privacy policy applies to the site and all products and services offered by Sevenaar. Please read the Privacy Policy carefully.

Your Personal and Sensitive Personal Data – what is it?

Personal Data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data; Sensitive Personal Data covers specific information such as health details, origins and opinions. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the Data Controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of Personal Data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the "GDPR").

Who are we?

Sevenaar is the Data Controller (“we”, “us”). This means we decide how your Personal Data is processed and for what purposes.

Privacy Promise

We promise:

  • To keep your data safe and private
  • Not to sell or share your data
  • To give you ways to manage and review your marketing choices at any time

How do we process your Personal Data?

We comply with our obligations under the GDPR by keeping Personal and Sensitive Data up to date; Sensitive Personal Data covers specific information such as health details, origins and opinions by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect your data.

Where you have provided or we have obtained from you or from other sources where you have shared your details in order to be contacted, we may process your Personal and Sensitive Data for the following purposes:

  • To provide our advice and implementation service in respect of financial products, such as mortgages, life assurance, pensions and investments.
  • To keep in contact with you and/or inform you about our services which we believe may be of value to you.

The types of data we collect about you

  • your name
  • your email address
  • your address
  • your phone number
  • information about your computer (e.g. your IP address and browser type)
  • information about how you use our website (e.g. which pages you have viewed, the time you viewed them and what you clicked on) and
  • information about your mobile device

Cookies

Cookies are small files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device. Cookies can help to improve your experience when you use the website, and generally help us maintain and improve the website for all users. On this website we only use a temporary form of cookies (sometimes known as session cookies). These cookies are not permanently stored on your computer, and they are only used to collect basic information about your visit (e.g. which pages were visited, or what order the pages were viewed). We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information about you. You may choose to stop receiving cookies at any time through your web browser. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. If you want to stop cookies being stored on your computer in future, please refer to your browser manufacturer's instructions by clicking "Help" in your browser menu. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.aboutcookies.org

IP Address

We may collect your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help to administer our website. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information about you. Your IP address is also used to help identify you during a particular session and to gather broad demographic data.

Google Analytics

Our website uses “Google Analytics”, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses persistent cookies to help us determine the number of people that visit sevenaar.co.uk and to analyse how they use it so we can determine which pages on our site are the effective in delivering content.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers. Google and/or its subsidiaries may use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where, (a) required to do so by law; (b) it has a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Google, its users or the public; or (c) such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

If you would like to read more about Google Analytics or how Google might use your information, please see www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy.

Microsoft Clarity

Our website uses "Microsoft Clarity", a web analytics service provided by Microsoft. ("Microsoft"). Microsoft Clarity uses persistent cookies to help us understand how users are interacting with sevenaar.co.uk through features such as session replays and heatmaps to improving our website performance. It also helps us understand if the website is effective in delivering content to help visitors for the purpose they have visited the website.

Microsoft may collect Personal Data from individuals visiting and may use the Personal Data it collects in connection with the Offering for any purpose in accordance with the Microsoft Privacy Statement, including to provide the Offering; improve Microsoft’s products and services, including reporting and performance analysis; and create user profiles for purposes that include advertising. 

Microsoft Clarity is GDPR compliant as a data controller for visitors and secure. If you would like to read more about Microsoft Clarity or how Microsoft might use your information, please visit: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement .

Security of information

Sevenaar has implemented accepted standards of security policies and controls that are aimed at protecting the personal data it has under its control from:

  • unauthorised access
  • improper use or disclosure
  • unauthorised modification
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss
Sevenaar personnel are required to keep personal information confidential and only authorised persons have access to such information.

What is the legal basis for processing your Personal Data?

Article 6 Processing

  • Consent of the Data Subject; where we are marketing to the public.
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the Data Subject or to take steps to enter into a contract; where we have been engaged to provide financial services.

Article 9 Processing

  • Explicit consent of the Data Subject; where we wish to tell people about events, news, services.
  • Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or where courts are acting in their judicial capacity.

Sharing your Personal Data

Your Personal and Sensitive Data will be treated as strictly confidential and will be shared only with Julian Harris Networks and providers of financial service products, third-party data storage providers and legal or regulatory authorities if obliged to do so. We keep your Personal and Sensitive Data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for servicing the financial services provided where agreed and in case of any legal claims and for regulatory purposes

Sevenaar does not collect or compile personal data or information obtained through the website for dissemination or sale to outside parties. Sevenaar does not undertake marketing activities for third parties.

We may share your personal information with companies within the Sevenaar group and these third party organisations:

  • Agents and advisers who we use to help run your accounts and services, collect what you owe, and explore new ways of doing business
  • HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities
  • Third parties as required through Sevenaar's regulatory requirements arising from the provision of investment services
  • Fraud prevention agencies
  • Companies we have a joint venture or agreement to co-operate with
  • Organisations that introduce you to us
  • Independent Financial Advisers, or other regulated entities or parties involved in the management of your relationship with Sevenaar or
  • Companies you ask us to share your data with

Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which the Sevenaar holds about you
  • The right to request that Sevenaar corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for Sevenaar to retain such data
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time
  • The right to request that the Sevenaar provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability)
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office

Further processing

If we wish to use your Personal and Sensitive Data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

Cybercrime Warning

Please be aware that there is a significant risk posed by cyber fraud, specifically affecting emails enclosing bank account details. If you receive an email from Sevenaar requesting or providing bank details, please contact your Adviser immediately for clarification. All payment requests should be verbally validated.

Changes to this privacy policy

Sevenaar has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage you to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Contact Details

Sevenaar Limited
6 Owers Road, Witham
Essex CM8 1FR
United Kingdom

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office on 0303 123 1113 or via https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/

Your Acceptance of this Policy

By using this website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time so visitors are encouraged to review this policy from time to time. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so. Your continued use of our website following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.