This website is owned and operated by IQSM Limited. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) the data controller is IQSM Limited.
In this document, ‘we’ ‘us’ or ‘our’ refers to IQSM Limited.
Personal identification and contact information
You agree that we are entitled to obtain, use and process the information you provide to us to enable us to carry out the services you have requested.
Personal data relates to any information about you which may include:
Date of Birth
Contact Information (address, email and telephone numbers)
IP address (automatically collected)
Referring Website Information
How this information is used
We understand that users of our website want assurance that their data will not be used for any purpose unintended by them and will not be passed onto or sold to a third party.
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to do so, and most commonly, to enable us to provide the requested services to you:
To provide you with the services which you request
For verifying your identity for legal and regulatory compliance
Service updates regarding our products and services
We may receive data from you for the purposes of identifying you and where you live, such as a copy of your passport and proof of address, such as a utility bill to meet our ‘Know Your Client’ and money laundering requirements.
Providing a service to you may require us to use third party software. These may include, but are not limited to:
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
See our Site Security policy for more information.
How you can access or correct your information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain, by emailing us at email@example.com. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
You may request deletion of your personal information by us. We may be required to keep such information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives. We may also retain your information for fraud prevention or similar purposes.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer's hard drive through your web browser when you visit any website.
They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Like all other users of cookies, we may request the return of information from your computer when your browser requests a web page from our server. Cookies enable our web server to identify you to us, and to track your actions and the pages you visit while you use our website.
The cookies we use may last for a single visit to our site (they are deleted from your computer when you close your browser) or may remain on your computer until you delete them or until a defined period of time has passed.
To allow essential parts of our website to operate for you.
To operate our content management system.
To operate the online notification form – the form that you use to contact us for any reason. This cookie is set on your arrival at our website and deleted when you close your browser.
To enhance security on our contact form, it is set for use only through the contact form. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
To collect information about how visitors use our site, we use the information to improve your experience of our site and enable us to increase sales. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
To record that a user has viewed a webcast. It collects information in an anonymous form. This cookie expires when you close your browser.
To record your activity during a webcast. For example, as to whether you have asked a question or provided an opinion by ticking a box. This information is retained so that we can serve your information to you when you return to the site. This cookie will record an anonymous ID for each user, but it will not use the information for any other purpose. This cookie will last for a period after which it will delete automatically.
To store your personal information so that you do not have to provide it afresh when you visit the site next time. This cookie will last for a period after which it will delete automatically.
To enable you to watch videos we have placed on YouTube. YouTube will not store personally identifiable cookie information when you use YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode.
Calling our office
When you call our office, we may collect Calling Line Identification (CLI) information. We use this information to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our help line.
When we receive a complaint, we record all the information you have given to us. We use that information to resolve your complaint. If your complaint reasonably requires us to contact some other person, we may decide to give to that other person some of the information contained in your complaint. We do this as infrequently as possible, but it is a matter for our sole discretion as to whether we do give information, and, if we do, what that information is.
We may also compile statistics showing information obtained from this source to assess the level of service we provide, but not in a way that could identify you or any other person.
Job application and employment
If you send us information in connection with a job application, we may keep it for up to 1 year in case we decide to contact you later.
If we employ you, we collect information about you and your work from time-to-time throughout the period of your employment.
This information will be used only for purposes directly relevant to your employment. After your employment has ended, we will keep your file for 7 years before destroying or deleting it.
Information we obtain from third parties.
Although we do not disclose your personal information to any third party (except as set out in this notice), we do receive data which is indirectly made up from your personal information, from software services such as Google Analytics and others. No such information is identifiable to you.
Disclosure to Government and their agencies
We are subject to the law like everyone else. We may be required to give information to legal authorities if they so request or if they have the proper authorisation.
Data may be ‘processed’ outside the UK
Our websites are hosted in the US. We also use outsourced services in countries outside the US from time-to-time in other aspects of our business. Accordingly, data obtained within the UK may be ‘processed’ outside the UK and data obtained in any other country may be processed within or outside that country.
Compliance with the law
If you think it fails to satisfy the law of your country, we would like to hear from you, but ultimately it is your choice as to whether you wish to use our website.
If you think our policy falls short of your expectations or that we are failing to abide by our policy, do please tell us.
We regret, that if there are one or more points herein with which you do not agree, your only recourse is to leave our website immediately.
Except as set out above, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any personally identifiable information collected on our websites.
Last updated 4 December 2023