Advance Global Capital, Ltd.
This privacy notice sets out how Advance Global Capital Limited (“AGC” or “the Company”) collects and processes Personal Data in its capacity as a Data Controller. AGC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and to abiding by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“the GDPR”) as adopted by the United Kingdom through implementation of the Data Protection Act 2018.
AGC may change this notice from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This notice is effective from the most recent review date.
If you require this notice to be provided in an alternative format, please contact the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Personal Data’ – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
‘Data Controller’ – the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
Any further detail on definitions can be found in Article 4 of the GDPR: https://gdpr-info.eu/art-4-gdpr/
How does AGC use Personal Data?
AGC processes Personal Data primarily to comply with financial and legal regulations in the UK and other countries in which the Company operates in the course of its business as a fund management company.
Any additional processing of Personal Data is done as a legitimate interest, lawful under Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, or with lawful consent from the individuals to whom the Personal Data relates.
You have the right to object to AGC processing your Personal Data. If you wish to raise an objection, please contact the Company at email@example.com.
How AGC collects Personal Data
In the course of the work AGC undertakes, Personal Data is collected through any of the following:
- From existing investors, intermediaries, and partners;
- From prospective investors, intermediaries and partners;
- From employees (prospective and existing)
- From vendors that AGC work with or may work with in future
- Sourced from public-facing websites;
- Sourced from professional third parties;
Categories of Personal Data that AGC processes
The categories of Personal Data that AGC processes as a legitimate interest are as follows:
- Company information
- Business contact information (e.g. email, telephone number, fax number, etc)
- Other identification information for the purposes of anti-money laundering or know-your-customer
All other data processed is done so to comply with financial and legal regulations in the UK and other countries in which the Company operates.
Why AGC collects and processes Personal Data
AGC collects and processes Personal Data in the course of its business as a fund management company. This includes being effective stewards of investors’ capital in accordance with the Company’s business plan and relevant regulation, as well as providing capital to the Company’s partners and their clients worldwide in accordance with the Company’s business plan and relevant regulation.
Without limitation to the above, we may disclose any information and Personal Data collected to the police or any regulatory or government authority in response to any request, including requests in connection with the investigation of any suspected illegal activities.
How long AGC retains Personal Data
AGC will not retain Personal Data for longer than is necessary to fulfil its legal and contractual obligations.
Professional investor information will be retained as long as it is required and as long as it is accurate.
How AGC keeps Personal Data secure
The majority of the Personal Data AGC deals with is stored on IT systems provided by trusted external service providers.
There is a rigorous network security system in place, and the Company is certified under the IASME Cyber Essentials Scheme.
All emails are scanned and monitored by an external service provider.
AGC employee passwords are known only to the employee in question.
AGC has detailed internal policies on data protection and security. These can be made available upon request.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.