We understand that using our services involves significant trust on your part. We value your trust, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Please read the following policy to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described here.
We may collect and process the following information about you:
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. we ask you not to share a password with anyone. 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 our site; 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.
Our security systems meet or exceed industry standards and we are constantly monitoring internet developments to ensure our systems evolve as required. We also test our systems regularly to make sure our security mechanisms are up to date.
We are subject to UK data protection laws, which we comply with fully and give the greatest respect.
The information we collect about you will be recorded electronically and may be used for a number of purposes:
We also may provide you with information from the following sectors:
By visiting our website, you understand and agree that we may contact you via the phone number or e-mail address you enter on your loan application to assist you with your loan or to discuss other products and services that we may provide for you.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.
We will inform you if: (before collecting your data)
Trusted Third Party Providers:
Trusted Third Party Providers may contact you with information from the following sectors:
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at SMO Investments Limited, Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX or by email: email@example.com
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We may disclose your personal information to our sub-contractors, agents, service providers, lenders and members of our group of companies in order to provide the services to you.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
If you give us false or inaccurate information and/or we suspect fraud, we may record this on your credit history and may also pass information to appropriate law enforcement or regulatory authorities and/or to any fraud prevention agency (FPA).
An opt-out link will be included in every marketing message. Please allow up to 48 hours to be fully unsubscribed from our marketing messages.
Alternatively, to opt out of SMS marketing from SMO Investments Limited without delay, text SKXC to 88802.
Lenders may also disclose your personal information to credit reference agencies (CRAS) and fraud prevention agencies (FPAS), along with the details of your agreement, payments made and any default or failure to maintain the terms of the agreement. When CRAS receive a search from us they will place a search footprint on your credit file that may be seen by other lenders. They supply to us both public (including the electoral register) and shared credit and fraud prevention information. If you give us false or inaccurate information and we suspect or identify fraud we will record this and may also pass this information to FPAS and other organisations involved in crime and fraud prevention. If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
Lenders organisations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when:
Yes, under certain circumstances you will be able to access the records we hold about you. If you request this information then we ask that you submit your request in writing to us. If you require information from separate affiliates within our group then you will be required to request each in writing.
To register with us you must be 18-years of age or older. Minors are strictly forbidden from using the service.
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use this site.
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. Note the deliberate emphasis of anonymous, as no personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on this website. So if I need personal info from you - for example your email address to sign up to our newsletter, or to make an online purchase – SMO Investments Limited will ask for it and you will have the option to provide it or not.
The anonymous information generated by Google Analytics cookies about your use of this website.
This information is then processed to compile statistical reports on website activity for this Website
We use these reports to evaluate aggregate visitor usage so that we can optimise the content, and its marketing, to better meet your future needs.
We do not link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. In fact, we will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
In summary, your anonymity is safe. That is SMO Investments Limited commitment to you as a valued reader and potential client.
As per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), all consumers have the right to be forgotten under the following circumstances:
Please request your ‘right to be forgotten’ to ourselves in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to SMO Investments Limited, Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX.
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 records which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic as an anonymous aggregate and improve our website in order to tailor it to site visitor’s usage. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages site visitors find most useful and improve upon the others pages. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personally identifiable information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
SMO Investments Limited uses first-party cookies for Google Analytics and may use third-party cookies for Google DoubleClick together to inform, optimise and serve ads based on site visitors past visits to your website.
SMO Investments Limited may use 3rd party cookies to serve you remarketing advertisements that we believe are relevant to your previous interests. For example, if you have visited our site and or purchased a product you could see a SMO Investments Limited advertisement on other sites within the Google Display Network that you visit.
SMO Investments Limited only uses the Google Display advertising network for re-marketing.
Site users can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers and opt out of customised Google Display Network ads by visiting Google’s Ads Preferences Manager.
Users of the worldwide web that are based in the UK and the rest of the European Union can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu and users of the worldwide web based in the US can visit www.aboutads.info/choices.
The above websites are not associated with SMO Investments Limited and we are not responsible for their content.
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Address: SMO Investments Limited, Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX
SMO Investments Limited registered in England and Wales (Company number 08908345). SMO Investments Limited registered office; Kemp House, 152-160 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX . SMO Investments Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and entered on is the Consumer Credit Register under reference number: 000000. Licensed by the Information Commissioners Office, (registration number ZA149938).
Last updated: 29/01/2018