Who we are
Rea Capital Group Ltd are a Commercial Finance Brokers based in Merseyside. We act as a broker for our customers. Rea Capital Group Ltd are Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FRN 748638
How we will use the information about you
Here at Rea Capital Group Ltd we take your privacy seriously and will use your personal information in a number of ways which will help us;
1. make lender decisions,
2. for fraud prevention,
3. for audit,
4. for statistical analysis,
5. credit reference checks
We may share your information with, and obtain information about you from, credit reference agencies or fraud prevention agencies.
We will not disclose your information to any company outside of Rea Capital Group Ltd except to help prevent fraud or if required by law to do so.
For further information on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of your information and your rights to access/alter and change information we hold on you, please contact email@example.com
From time to time we would like to contact you with details of other services we provide. We may choose to contact you by one or more of the following methods: Post, Email, Phone, Text, Automated Call. If you no longer wish to be contacted by us, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Personal Data:
What we need
Rea Capital Group Ltd will be what is known as the ‘controller’ and the ‘processer’ of the personal data you provide to us. We collect personal data about you which may also include any special types of information or location-based information.
We also gather
Name, address, email, dependents, financial status, company data, work history and investment information.
Why we need it
We need to know your basic personal data in order to provide you with an accurate recommendation for your personal circumstances. We will not collect any personal data from you we do not need in order to provide and oversee this service to you.
For processing of data to be lawful under GDPR Rea Capital Group Ltd use;
(a) Consent: the individual has given clear consent for you to process their personal data for a specific purpose.
(b) Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract you have with the individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
(c) Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for you to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
(d) Vital interests: the processing is necessary to protect someone’s life.
(e) Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for your legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party unless there is a good reason to protect the individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests. (This cannot apply if you are a public authority processing data to perform your official tasks.)
What we do with it
All the personal data we use is controlled by Rea Capital Group Ltd in the UK, however, for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance, this information is located on servers within the European Union. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so. We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data. More information on this framework can be found by contacting us.
We may pass your data to lenders or lenders agents in order to provide you with offers of products suitable to meet your customer requirements.
Your data is stored electronically on our cloud encrypted server. Our server is based in the European Union
How long we keep it
We are required under regulation to keep your basic personal data, such as name, address, contact details for a minimum of 6 years, after which time it will be destroyed. The information used for marketing will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
What are your rights?
If at any point you believe retained information is incorrect you can request to see this information and even have it corrected and possibly deleted. Providing you with this information is free of charge, but charges may apply for excessive requests.
If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer who will investigate the matter.
Where relevant, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time and this means that we cannot process your data provided without your consent.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Our Data Protection Officer is Francesca Rea and you can contact them at:
F & M Finance
Liscard Business Centre
188 Liscard Road
We will share your details with lenders so that they process your information, allowing F&M Finance to offer suitable and sustainable products that they provide.