Your personal privacy and the security of your personal data are of primary concern to us. We believe you should be aware of who we are, the types of information we may collect about you and what we do with your personal information.
This website is owned and operated by iWealth. When we refer to iWealth, we mean iWealth Ltd, Company no. 08030332.
When we mention “iWealth”, “we”, “us” or “our” we are referring to iWealth Ltd and Best Practice IFA Group Ltd.
We provide Independent Financial Planning and Wealth Management services. In the provision of our service, iWealth Ltd collects, uses, retains and is responsible for personal data about you. As such, we are required to comply with data protection regulations and iWealth is registered as a data controller long with Best Practice IFA Group Ltd.
iWealth Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales (company number 08030332) whose registered office is at Ground Floor, Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds, LS1 4HY.
iWealth Ltd is also an Appointed Representative of Best Practice IFA Group Limited, which is a network that promotes a high level of standards through the provision of back-up resource, technology, training and support. Best Practice IFA Group Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Their FCA registration number is 223112 and a full list of Appointed Representatives is detailed on the FCA register. iWealth Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, our Financial Conduct Authority number is 746364.
In the course of providing our service to you, we may collect the following types of personal data:
We may also obtain personal data from other sources in the course of providing our services. Where we obtain this information from another party it is their responsibility to make sure they explain that they will be sharing personal data with us and, where necessary, ask permission before sharing information with us.
The personal data we obtain from other sources may include the following:
The below table sets out how we use your personal data, the lawful bases upon which we collect and use your personal data and the justification for doing so.
|Purpose / Reason for Processing||Lawful basis for Processing||Justification|
|To provide you with independent financial advice and wealth management services.||Legitimate Interest||We need to obtain and process your personal details to be able to provide you with financial advice.|
|To retain records of any services or advice provided to you.||Legitimate Interest||We need to retain your personal details to comply with financial regulations.|
|To apply for a contract / product.||Contract||Third party suppliers for whom you an existing contract or wish to apply for a new contract will require your personal details.|
|To refer you to third-party professional advisers.||Consent||With your consent we may disclose your personal details to other professional such as solicitors and accountants.|
|To provide you with details of products and services from us and third parties that may be of interest.||Consent||With your consent we may contact you with an appropriate and relevant product or service / advice information.|
Certain types of personal data are considered more sensitive and so are subject to additional levels of protection under data protection legislation. These are known as ‘special categories of data’ and include data concerning your health, racial or ethnic origin, genetic data and sexual orientation. Data relating to criminal convictions or offences are also subject to additional levels of protection.
We may process:
The lawful basis for processing this information is set out in the above table, we will be processing it either for the purpose of advising on, arranging or administering a contract or to comply with financial regulations.
We may use personal data we hold about you to help us identify, tailor and provide you with details of products and services from us that may be of interest to you. We will only do this where we have obtained your consent and then have a legitimate business reason to do this and will do so in accordance with any marketing preferences you have provided.
In addition, where you provided your consent, we may provide you with details of products and services of third parties where they may be of interest to you.
You can opt out of receiving marketing at any time. If you wish to amend your marketing preferences, please contact us by:
Phone: 0113 880 0440
Email: [email protected]
Post: Ground Floor, Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds, LS1 4HY.
In addition, you can opt out of receiving marketing at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every marketing email we send or by amending your preferences on our Service Agreement.
We routinely disclose your personal data to third parties as follows:
We will tell you if providing some personal data is optional, including if we ask for your consent to process it. In all other cases, you must provide your personal data for us to provide you with intermediary services.
We take appropriate measures to ensure that any personal data are kept secure, including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where We are legally required to do so.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
If your personal details change you may update them by accessing this data through the wealth platform portal, or by contacting us using the contact details below. If you have any questions about how we use data collected which relates to you, please contact us by sending a request in writing or email to the contact details below.
We will endeavour to update your personal data within seven working days of any new or updated personal data being provided to us, to ensure that the personal data we hold about you is as accurate and up to date as possible.
We will hold your personal data for differing periods of time depending upon the reason we have for processing it. These retention periods are set out below.
|Type of Record||Retention Period|
|Client data where advice has been provided or a regulated product has been provided.||We will retain your personal data until your date of death.|
|Client data where you made an enquiry, but no advice or regulated products were provided.||We retain your personal data for 12 months from the date of our last contact with you.|
All of the information that We hold about you is stored on our secure servers within the EEA.
If you would like further information please contact US or the Compliance Director at Best Practice IFA Group Limited, of which we are an Appointed Representative (see ‘Contact’ below). We will not otherwise transfer your personal data outside of the United Kingdom OR EEA or to any organisation (or subordinate bodies) governed by public international law or which is set up under any agreement between two or more countries.
Under the General Data Protection Regulations you have a number of important legal rights in relation to your personal data:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please:
We hope that we or our Compliance Director can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
If you are not happy with the way we are handling your information, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office. It has enforcement powers and can investigate compliance with data protection regulation (www.ico.org.uk). We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us before you contact the ICO.
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