We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.
When you visit our website, you may provide us with two types of information:
Cookies. A Cookie is a file of letters and numbers. These types of files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or tablet devices (these cookies are generally known as session cookies) or are placed on the hard drive of your device (generally known as persistent cookies).
For more details about cookies and details of how to delete and disable cookies you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org and also see our section on more information and turning cookies off below.
Google Analytics: We may use these cookies to track the use of our site to help us determine which webpages are visited and where the traffic comes from around the world. This is an anonymous cookie and does not collect any user personal information. The Information Commission considers this to present a low level of intrusiveness or risk of harm. We see this cookie as essential to ensure the website content is relevant and accurate. If you do not wish to accept the cookie please do not use our web site. See the Google site for further information http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
YouTube: We may use YouTube to host video content. When you view a web page on our site with an embedded YouTube video, YouTube creates at least three cookies. For further information on these cookies please visit: www.youtube.com
Web server logs: We will utilise standard technology called web server logs to collect information about how the website is used. Information gathered through web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, the websites visited just before and just after our website and the IP address of the device being used. This information is analysed by us on an aggregate basis to give information on how the website is used, we do not use this information to track individual behaviour. We delete web server logs after a period of three months. We keep the weblog analysis for a longer period, but this analysis will not contain information that identifies you as an individual.
We collect certain information regarding the device from which you access the website. This includes details of the operating system, browser, and screen resolution.
We may request and collect information for the following purposes:
Internal record keeping;
We may also pass your information on to financial organisations, credit reference agencies and tracing agencies.
We may disclose your information to our professional advisers for the purpose of obtaining professional advice or to other third parties if we have a legal obligation to do so. We may also disclose your information to a purchaser in the event of a sale of the whole or a relevant part of our business. We reserve the right to monitor, review, retain and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
We may disclose your information to other organisations whose business is the processing of information. We may also pass information on to the media.
We may provide access to your personally identifiable information when legally required to do so by law.
This website is operated wholly within the United Kingdom and no personal data collected by this website will be exported outside the United Kingdom.
How long do we keep the information?
We will keep your information for a period of 6 years after it has been collected.
How do I manage my information?
Should you wish to check what personal information we hold, please email GDPR@mortgagebrain.co.uk
Data Security: We take all reasonable steps to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information that we collect. The service is operated on our behalf by one of our internet service providers from a data centre with industry standard physical and logical access controls. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk.
Security: We are committed to ensuring have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on line.