Privacy Policy/GDPR Information

UPDATED: 10th JUNE 2019
WEBSITE OWNER:
Bailey Associates Ltd
OWNER & DATA CONTROLLER CONTACT EMAIL:
peter@baileyassociates.org

How Bailey Associates comply with GDPR

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy describes how Bailey Associates (http://baileyassociates.org) comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), manages and protects any Personal Data that you give when you use this website; additionally, it will explain the use of cookies on this website. We’ve put together this policy to make all information regarding data collection and usage as transparent as possible to help you understand how we, this website and any third parties interact with you and your computer/mobile device.

We may alter this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page, so you should check this page regularly to ensure that you agree with any changes.

GDPR affects us in two ways:

1. Is how we conduct activities with the information we gather from people using our website.

2. Is how we manage the data/information we gather from clients, by means of contact forms, and how we collect, process, disclose, store and delete data.

For What Reasons do we Collect Data?

The data we collect is used to help to understand who is using our website by monitoring traffic and to help us improve engagement.

When you opt-in (explicitly consent) to submit information via a contact form, to personally respond to your enquiry.

What Data is Collected?

Among the types of Personal Data that this website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Email address, first name, last name, telephone number, IP address, cookies and usage data.

When we are actively engaged in finding a client’s mortgage, we use eKeeper MortgageKeeper CRM to store information so that we can efficiently run our business. Read more on their Privacy Statement.

Google Analytics

We use a third-party service called Google Analytics to track, collect and store information around each user’s session who visits our website. The information collected via Google Analytics is processed in a way that does not identify anyone; additionally, we do not make, and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of users visiting our website. Read more on their Terms and Conditions.

WordPress Third-Party Plugins

By default, WordPress does not collect any Personal Data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. Additionally, ‘comments’ on this website are turned off so any identifiable information derives from the ‘active’ plugins alone.

We use MailChimp to store information for people who wish to be in our Newsletter mailing list. If you submit the mailing list form on our website, you will be added to a MailChimp list. You can read more about their Privacy Policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Also, we use HubSpot to store leads for marketing purposes. When you use the pop-up Newsletter form, your Email address is automatically added to HubSpot. You can read more about their Privacy Policy here: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

Bailey Associates does not store personal information on our servers or share it with any other parties – it is only used internally to help us improve our service.

What happens when you use a contact form?

When someone submits information through a contact form a couple of things happen.

1. The information submitted is processed by the WordPress plugin Contact Form 7 & Emailed to peter@baileyassociates.org.

2. When someone subscribes to our Newsletter the information is added to MailChimp – this is only name and Email.

3. We also use a HubSpot pop-up form to subscribe site users to our Newsletter. The Email address is added to the HubSpot database and also MailChimp. 

4. In most cases, we add this information to eKeeper MortgageKeeper CRM as previously outlined.

All information sent through our contact forms is only used for internal purposes only and not shared with other companies except those stated above.

I would like a copy of my data or request that you delete any data relating to me

If you would like a copy of the data that Bailey Associates have relating to yourself, or wish to request deletion of the data, please get in touch with the Owner & Data Controller peter@baileyassociates.org. Please note that any request may take up to 30 days to process and we will require prior proof of identification.

Place

The data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

How we Protect your Data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place Firewall, Antivirus & Malware safeguards to secure the data we collect online. This includes Keyy Two-Factor Authentication for webmaster login to this WordPress site.

Use of ‘cookies’

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or looking at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

NACFB Helping Fund UK Business; Association of Bridging Professionals; Association of Mortgage Intermediaries

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. You may have to pay an early repayment charge to your existing lender if you remortgage. As with all insurance policies, conditions and exclusions will apply. There may be a fee for arranging a Mortgage and the precise amount will depend on your circumstances. This will typically be £295. Not all Buy To Let Mortgages are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Calls may be recorded for training and compliance purposes.

Bailey Associates Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Stonebridge Mortgage Solutions Ltd and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Number 913529.

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