BACKGROUND: Vita Solvo Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.This Policy applies to Our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings: “Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Siteare set out in section 12, below; “Our Site” means this website, www.vitvo.com; “UK and EU Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015; and “We/Us/Our” means Vita Solvo Limited, a limited company registered in England under 08251204 whose registered address is A Melcombe Regis Court, 59 Weymouth Street, London, W1G 8NS.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site, www.vitvo.com, is owned and operated by Us.
2.2 Our Data Protection Register registration number is ZA169741
3. Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?
4. What Data Do We Collect?
Some data will be collected automatically by Our Site, other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it, for example, when making an enquiry for a loan. Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following data:
4.2 date of birth;
4.4 business/company name;
4.5 job title;
4.7 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
4.8 demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
4.9 financial information;
4.10 IP address (automatically collected);
4.11 web browser type and version (automaticallycollected);
4.12 operating system (automatically collected);
5. How Do We Use Your Data?
5.1 All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more details on security see section 6, below.
5.2 We use your data to provide the best possible products and services to you. This includes, but is not limited to:
5.2.1 Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
5.2.2 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
5.2.3 Supplying Our products and services to you;
5.2.4 Personalising and tailoring Our products and services for you;
5.2.5 Responding to communications from you;
5.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and/or telephone and/or text message and/or post with information, news and offers on Our products and/or services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.
6. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
6.1 If you have entered your details on Our website you can elect to unsubscribe to our update mails. On unsubscribing We will delete your data.
6.2 Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).
6.3 Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.
7. Do We Share Your Data?
7.1 We may share your data with other companies in Our group (this includes Our subsidiaries and/or Our holding company and its subsidiaries) and with companies with whom We have service agreements to act as agent on their behalf.
7.2 On Our behalf, We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you or on your behalf or in connection with the products and services that We provide. These may include without limitation payment processing, delivery of goods and services, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
7.3 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
7.4 In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental or regulatory authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.
8. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
8.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
9. How Can You Control Your Data?
9.1 When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails).
9.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
10. Your Right to Withhold Information
10.1 You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all.
11. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £10. Please contact Us for more details using the contact us page on our Website, or using the contact details below in section 13.
12. Cookies Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device.
13. Contacting Us