PRIVACY NOTICE

 

This Privacy Notice describes how your personal information is collected and used by SOCINVEST LLP, a private company registered in England and Wales with company no. OC403196 and with registered office at 3rd Floor, 12 East Passage, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 7LP (hereinafter “We” or “Socinvest”).
Any personal information of yours, as well as the information of the devices you use to access to our services through our website www.socinvestuk.com, shall be considered in this notice as your “personal data”.
According to the current General Data Protection Regulations, We are the Data Controller of the personal data We collect from you and therefore We are legally responsible for the collection, use, and processing of such data. Our aim is to respect and protect all of your personal data in accordance with the applicable current data protection regulations.

What kind of personal data We collect and how we do it:
Your personal data, as your full name, your contact details, your home address and professional address, may be entered directly by you.

Through our website, we also automatically collect information about the devices you use to access our services, including information about your browser, IP address, and regarding certain cookies installed on your device. For a full Cookies Policy of our Website, and any information on how to disable cookies please see here. Please note that your failure to provide us with some of your Personal Information, and in particular of the navigation data, could make it impossible for us to supply certain services or allow you to navigate through our website.

Why We collect your personal data:
1) We mainly collect your personal data so as to provide you with the services you have requested or attempted to request. In this case, our lawful basis for collecting and processing your personal data is that We are under a legal obligation to do so and your personal data shall be used for creating a record of your requests and for complying with the legal and regulatory obligations We are subject because of our trading.
2) Also, We may collect some of your personal data, as your email address, in order to send newsletters and inform you of our new products or offers. In this case, We process and hold your personal data just because We have received your consent to do so.
3) Finally, all the personal data we collect automatically through our website, are collected and processed in order to create a profile of you (Profiling Activity) and provide you with a better service. Particularly, the information collected may help us to analyse your activity on the website, so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business and generate statistics and analytics to help us to prevent fraud. Some of your data are furthermore collected to create interaction with external social networks and platforms. In all these cases, we rely our legal basis for collecting and processing your personal data on our legitimate interest, as a company, to improve our services.

How your data are used:
In relation to the above paragraph, your personal data, are specifically collected and processed through our website applications as follows:

  • Statistics The data collected for the services contained in this section allow us to monitor and analyse the data traffic and are used to keep track of you (behaviour). To do so, we use the following services provided by Google;(Google Analytics (Google)
    Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( “Google”). Google uses Personal Information collected for the purpose of evaluating the use of the Application, compiling reports and share them with other services developed by Google.
    Google may use the Personal Data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
    Personal data collected: Cookie and Browsing data and use.
    Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy)
  • Contact the user
    Via Contact Form: By filling with your personal data through the Contact Form, you provide us with the necessary information for responding to your requests for information, estimate, or any other kind of detail indicated by the form.
    Collected personal data: Name, Telephone Number, and Email.
    Mailing List and Newsletter: By registering to the mailing list or newsletter, your email address is automatically added to a list of contacts that can be transmitted email messages that contain information, including commercial and promotional nature concerning our services. Your email address may also be added to this list as a result of recording your Application or after making a purchase.
    (Personal data collected: Email, First Name, and Last Name.)
  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms
    These services allow you to make interactions with social networks or other external platforms directly from the Application pages. The interactions and the information gained from this application are in any case subject to your privacy settings related to any social network involved. If it could be possible that, even if you do not use the service, the collected traffic data regarding the pages on which you have installed a service interaction with social networks could get automatically installed.(Button Likes and Facebook social widgets (Facebook)
    The button “Like” Facebook and social widgets are interactive services with the social network Facebook, supplied by Facebook Inc.
    Personal data collected: Cookie and Browsing data and use.
    Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy
    +1 button and Google+ social widgets (Google)
    The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are interactive services with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.
    Personal data collected: Cookie and Browsing data and use.
    Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy)

Who can access your Personal Data:
Please notice that We do not sell, hire or distribute any of your personal data to any third party. However, some of your personal data may be shared with other service providers and suppliers in limited circumstances as long as it may be necessary for the provision and conclusion of the services you have requested. A full list of all the third parties whom We may share your data with, is available on demand from our nominated representative for the purpose of the GDPR.

Particularly, third parties include payment service providers and IT service providers. All of these service providers and suppliers, except for those indicated in the paragraph above, are based in the EU and are subject to the same data protection policies as we are.

For how long We retain your personal data:
Our servers and digital registers are based in the EU and We will retain your personal data as long it may be necessary for the uses listed above.
If your data are held and processed on a lawful basis related to the provisions of our services, those shall be retained for the period specifically required by the applicable regulations, laws and regulatory reporting purposes. At the end of each prescribed period, We shall cancel any personal data which is no longer necessary to retain.

Any personal data handled and held on a consent basis only, such as for sending newsletters and information of our new products or offers, shall be cancelled, upon your request, by simply unsubscribing from our mailing list. In this case, We undertake to immediately communicate to any third party We may have shared some of your information with, that the Consent has been withdrawn and that any personal data shared, where permitted by their own privacy policy, must be cancelled as well.

Any other personal data collected automatically on the basis of our legitimate interest shall be retained as long as We may retain reasonably necessary to pursue the purposes for which such data are collected. Please note that you may have access to the personal data We retain from you and exercise your rights, as described below, at any time.

What measures of security We adopt to keep your personal data safe
We adopt appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your Personal Data against loss and to guard against access by unauthorised persons. All the personal data We collect and handle are saved into high-security servers offered by the providers above listed. The access to this data is protected by high-security level identifications plugins.

How to exercise your rights
Pursuant to the new GDPR, you may exercise certain rights in regard to the personal data We collect and process. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us should you want to exercise one of the followings:
• Right to be informed. This is your right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how We use your information and your rights.
• Right of access. This is your right to obtain access to your information. For example, this includes the right to check that We’re using your information in accordance with data protection law.
• Right to rectification. You are entitled to have your information amended and/or implemented if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
• Right to be forgotten. You are entitled to request the deletion or removal of certain of the information that We hold about you.
• Right to restrict processing. This right enables you to ‘block’ or ‘suppress’ further use of your personal data. When processing is restricted, We may be still able to store your personal data, but will not use it further.
• Right to data portability. You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data in an accessible and transferable format so that you can use it across other service providers.
• Right to issue a complaint. You have the right to issue a complaint regarding how We process your information with the national data protection authority (https://ico.org.uk/).
• Right to withdraw consent. If you have given your consent to anything We do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawing consent will not, however, make unlawful our use of your personal data while consent had been given.
• Right to object to processing. You have the right to object to certain kind of processing, including processing for direct marketing and advertising.

How to get in touch
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please get in touch with our nominated representative for the purpose of the GDPR, Mr. Roberto Pancaldi, by e-mail at robertopancaldi@socinvestuk.com or by post at 3rd Floor, 12 East Passage, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 7LP.