Liquid Complete Limited trading as Liquid Expat Mortgages
Last updated: 01/06/2023
This notice provides you with information concerning our collection and use of personal data. If you have any queries regarding this statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Necessary to contract
We collect, control and process your personal information because this is necessary to provide you with information, answer any queries you may have and for the provision of our services to you. We will process your data as outlined below in order to advise & arrange mortgages and/or insurance protection. Our services are fully outlined in our terms of business and extend to include ongoing updates, for example, contact when a discounted or fixed rate period on the mortgage we have arranged for you comes to an end.
Consent for processing of sensitive data
We may also request or process sensitive personal data, but only if it relates specifically to the services you wish us to provide.
Sensitive personal data:
- Racial or ethnic origin
- Political opinions
- Religious or philosophical beliefs
- Trade union membership
- Genetic data
- Biometric data
- Data concerning health
- Data concerning sex life or sexual orientation
We would discuss with you the need for the provision of sensitive data before you provide this information. The subsequent provision of sensitive personal data will be taken as consent to this processing.
It is entirely up to you as to whether or not you choose to provide us with any personal information. If you choose not to, we simply may not be able to assist you.
On occasion we may communicate with you if you have given us your contact details in order to make you aware of beneficial new products and services. For example, if we have been unable to obtain a loan or insurance that you requested or required; then we may contact you when a new suitable product becomes available. We may also send you updates on this basis that are useful or beneficial to your business.
Consent to marketing
We will only send you marketing information if you have given informed consent for us to do this unless it is information that we consider to be covered by legitimate interests.
Visiting our website
Completing our initial enquiry form.
When you make an initial enquiry we will collect and process the data you provide. Your data is protected by a secure socket layer provided by Let’s Encrypt and it will be passed to our email hosted by Microsoft Exchange Server.
Calling our business line
If you leave a message on our answering service this will be processed for us by Orca.
Doing business with us
In order to communicate with you about our services we will initially require your contact details including personal email addresses.
When we undertake mortgage and insurance advice or arrangement services we will record and store your personal data with systems. Details of the third party processors and controllers with whom we share data are listed below.
Working for us
Employee personal data is also stored on our systems and shared in order to facilitate salary payments and to meet regulatory and operational requirements.
Sharing your data
In order to fulfil our obligations under any contract for services we will need to share your data with third party Data Controllers and Data Processors.
This will include
- Product & service providers in relation to mortgages & insurance.
- Our compliance monitoring services.
- The Financial Conduct Authority.
- The Financial Ombudsman Service.
- Any other regulators where so required.
- Book keeping, accounting and reconciliation services
We also use external Data Processors that will hold information for the following purposes:
- Secure file sharing
- Data backup
- Dissemination of information
- Client management
All external processors are only permitted to process your data in line with our instructions.
|Processor||Type of processing & data|
|Let’sEncrypt||Provides a secure socket layer to protect the information you provide in our web forms.|
|Orca||Our answering service may collect data including your phone number and your message to us.|
|Microsoft||Provide our email hosting; personal data is processed for calendar, contact and email synchronization and Office 345 software where we may process your personal data.|
|Xero||We use accounting software to process payroll and staff information.|
|Mortgage Keeper||Software we use to maintain records of your information pertinent to our work with you.|
|Trigold||Mortgage sourcing software that helps us to find the best mortgage deal for you.|
|Twenty7 Tech||Mortgage sourcing software that helps us to find the best mortgage deal for you.|
|AWS||Amazon web servers host our remote back up to ensure data is always available for us to provide service continuity in the event of any local IT failure.|
|YMLP||Communications software enabling us to send you relevant information.|
|Mail chimp||Communications software enabling us to send you relevant information.|
|Commversion Ltd||Our Live-Chat service may collect data which you provide, including name, phone number, email address and your message.|
|Sendgrid||Communications software enabling us to send you relevant information.|
|MongoDB||Used for Data storage and retrieval for our fact find service.|
|Heroku||Hosting platform for our fact find service.|
In all cases we seek to minimize the amount of personal data shared and in some cases anonymise this. It is essential, however, that we can identify you quickly and easily so information shared may be identifiable as your personal data.
We will not share your personal information in any other circumstances than those necessary for the provision of service to you or where we are required to do so by law.
Otherwise we will not share your personal information with other companies without your express authority except if the firm is sold or where we are required to do so by law.
The information we collect about you is used solely for the purposes for which it was provided. We will never share your data for marketing purposes.
Under data protection law you have the right to ask us for a copy of the information we hold about you, and to have any inaccuracies corrected or removed. You may also ask us to delete all personal data held by us or any controller or processor with which we have shared your data.
To do this, please either contact us in writing, by telephone or email.
For any queries about data protection please contact:
|Contact name||Stuart Marshall|
|Address||Suite 4b, Link 665 Business Centre, Todd Hall Road, Rossendale, BB4 5HU, United Kingdom|
|Telephone||+44 161 871 1216|
Where we store your Personal Data
All the data that we collect is stored on our local servers at our UK officer or with our listed processors under contract normally within the EU. Where data is stored outside the EU we ensure that this is in an adequate jurisdiction and protected; data stored in the US is with providers signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
IP Addresses and Cookies
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Ones that are essential to the operation of the website. These cookies enable a site to remember text entered in a page within the same session or to remember whether a user is logged in or not, the site cannot function without them.
Performance cookies, which collect information about website usage to enhance the web experience. Examples of these include website analytics (i.e. Google Analytics) and ad-response rates (where data is collected exclusively for calculating click-through rates). They don’t collect information that can identify a particular visitor. These cookies are usually persistent and have fairly long expiry rates.
These remember the choices that users make within a web page, such as usernames, language or region to provide an enhanced, more personalised web experience. They cannot track your activity on other websites and are anonymous.
Targeting or advertising cookies collect information about your browsing habits to tailor third-party advertising to meet your interests. They are usually placed by advertisers with website operators’ permission. We do not use this type of cookie.