We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
Direct interactions. You may give us your: identity data, contact data, transaction data, financial data and marketing and communications data by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you apply for one of our products or services.
Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies.
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances.
Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data, save where we explicitly ask for consent. You have the right to fully or partially withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 16 unless and until the relevant consent and authorisation has been provided for a student under 16 to use the products and services and for us to collect information from such student.
We have set out below, in tabular form, the ways in which we may use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. Where appropriate, we have also identified our legitimate interests. Please note that we may process your data for more than one lawful ground depending on the circumstances and the specific purpose. Please contact us if you would like more detail about the specific legal ground which we are relying on to process your personal data, where more than one ground has been identified below.