Privacy Policy

How We Use Your Personal Data

This Privacy Policy is to let you know how AxCap247 and any connected parties promise to look after your personal information. This Privacy Policy also tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Our Privacy Promise

AxCap247 promises you:

Personal Information and the Law

Who we are

Axis Capital Markets LTD is the legal name of the company who holds your personal information, known as the ‘legal entity’.

How the law protects you

As well as our Privacy Policy, your personal data is protected by law.

Data Protection law states that AxCap247 can use personal information when we have a proper reason to do so. These reasons are listed below:

AxCap247 may use your personal information for business or commercial reasons, otherwise known as legitimate interest. As a business we will only rely on legitimate interest when it is necessary, even when we do, we will let you know what it is. However, we will make sure that it is not unfair against your own interests.

Sensitive personal data is referred to in law and other regulations as special data. This information includes; racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, genetic data, health data, sexual orientation and criminal records.

AxCap247 will not collect this data from you unless you provide explicit consent, or the law allows us to. AxCap247 will only collect this data under law if it relates to:

Where we collect personal data from

We may collect data about you or your business from the following sources:

How long we keep your personal information

AxCap247 will retain your personal information for as long as you are a customer. Once you have closed the account with us, we may keep your data for up to 10 years from that point. The reasons that AxCap247 may keep your data are:

There may be some instances in which AxCap247 will have to keep your data for longer than 10 years. This may be a result of being unable to delete it for legal, regulatory or technical reasons.

AxCap247 will only use this retained data for the purposes outline above and will ensure that your personal information is protected.

If you choose not to give personal information

AxCap247 may need to collect personal information by law, to enter into or fulfil a contract which we have with you. You can choose not to give us your personal information, however this will have the following effects:

Cookies

When you visit the AxCap247 website, ‘cookies’ will be stored on your PC, tablet or mobile phone hard drive by your browser. These ‘cookies’ allow us to store your details and provide features to enhance and improve your visits to the website. We use cookies on our website to ensure that when you long into your account that you are the account holder and to ensure your account safety. Most browsers allow the cookie function to be turned off, if you would like to know how to do this please see the help menu on your browser.

You can read our Cookie Policy in full here

This section outlines your rights under law and regulation when it comes to your personal information.

If you wish to object to how we use your data, or delete the data we have or restrict how we use it please contact us at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 203 026 0320 – lines are open Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm. Please note that all our calls are recorded and may be monitored.

How to complain

This section gives you information on how to contact us to make a complaint about data privacy. It also explains how you can get in touch with the relevant government regulator.

If you are unhappy with how we have used your personal information, please let us know. You can contact us at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 203 026 0320 lines are open Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm. Please note that all our calls are recorded and may be monitored.

As a customer you also have the right to complain to the regulator, and if you are not happy with your outcome of a complaint regarding private information you can lodge an appeal. The Information Commissioner’s Office is the regulatory body in the UK, you can find out on their website how to report a concern.

How to withdraw your consent

You can withdraw your consent if you no longer want us to hold or use your personal information at any time. Please contact us at [email protected] if you want to do so. By withdrawing consent this will only affect the information we use on the basis of consent. Please see further information about restricting the use of the information under ‘Your Rights’.

Please note that by withdrawing your consent, we will not be able to tell you about our products, services or various offers that may benefit you. We will of course, continue to inform you of any important changes to the terns under which your account is operated.

How to let us know if your personal information is correct

Please let us know if you believe that the information which we have on record for you is incorrect, incomplete or out of date.

As an AxCap247 customer it is your right to question any of the information which we have about you and that you think is incorrect.

If you want to do this please contact us at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0) 203 026 0320 – lines are open Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm. Please note that all our calls are recorded and may be monitored.

How to get a copy of your personal information

You are entitled, to a copy of all information and details we hold about you with no cost. If you wish to request all personal information you can do so by writing to us at:

Axis Capital Markets LTD, 27 Clements Lane
London
EC4N 7AE
UK

Now under regulation you have the right to get a copy of personal information as a digital file, so you can keep it for your own personal use or provide it to another organisation if you choose to.

If you want to do this, please contact us on [email protected]or call us on +44 (0) 203 026 0320 – lines are open Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm. Please note that all our calls are recorded and may be monitored.

Personal Information

Where we collect personal data from

We may share your personal information with outside organisations such as authorities, third parties which allow us to provide our products and services. This is so we can run our business and obey the rules that apply to us.

The list of authorities which may supply your personal information to are:

Financial services which are outside companies we may work with to provide services to you and to run our business:

Agents, suppliers, sub-contractors and advisors- these are type of firms that we use to help us run accounts, policies and services

Credit Reference agencies – the companies that AxCap247 use Call credit/TransUnion which we use to run anti-money laundering checks on when opening accounts. For further information please see https://www.callcredit.co.uk/legal-information/bureau-privacy-notice.

Other financial services companies- to help prevent, detect and prosecute unlawful acts and fraudulent behaviour

Independent Financial Advisors – this could be someone who advises you on things like pensions or life assurance. We will not share aby personal information unless they have your consent to ask us for it.

Sending data outside the EEA

If we do transfer your personal information outside the EE to our suppliers, we will make sure that it is protected to the same extent as in the EEA. We’ll use one of these safeguards:

Transfer it to a non-EEA country with privacy laws that give the same protection as the EEA. Learn more on the European Commission Justice website.

Put in place a contract with the recipient that means they must protect it to the same standards as the EEA. Read more about this here on the European Commission Justice website,

Transfer it to organisations that are part of Privacy Shield. This is a framework that sets privacy standards for data sent between the US and EU countries. It makes sure those standards are similar to what is used within the EEA. You can find out more about data protection on the European Commission Justice website.

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