Porta Finance is responsible for ensuring that it uses your personal data in compliance with data protection law. The purpose of this notice (the “Privacy Notice”) is to explain what personal data Porta Finance collects and how Porta Finance uses it. For the purposes of data protection law, Porta Finance is a data controller in respect of your personal data. “Personal data” is any data that can be used to identify you or that Porta Finance can link to you and which Porta Finance has in its possession or control.
In this Privacy Notice when we refer to “Porta Finance” or “we”/“us”/“our” we mean Porta Finance. You can find contact details of the data controllers within Porta Finance, by contacting Porta Finance in accordance with the “Contacting Porta Finance” section below.
Porta Finance will collect and process the following personal data:
Information that you or someone acting on your behalf provides to Porta Finance. This includes information about you that you give Porta Finance by filling in forms, signing up for services on our website or by communicating with Porta Finance, whether face-to-face, by phone, e-mail or otherwise. If you are a client or are connected with one of our client's matters, this may include personal data about you or others that is provided to Porta Finance in connection with the provision of services to that client.
If you are a client, or are connected with one of our client's matters, this information may include:
Information Porta Finance obtains from other sources. If we collect or receive your personal data in the context of our provision of services, we might receive information from third parties such as your employer, other parties relevant to the services we are providing (e.g. counterparties in transactions) and others such as regulators and authorities. That information could include your name, contact details, employment details and other information relevant to the services that we are providing to our client.
Personal data may be stored and processed by Porta Finance in the following ways and for the following purposes:
Porta Finance is entitled to use personal data in these ways because:
Porta Finance may disclose personal data outside of Porta Finance, as follows:
Personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be stored and processed by staff operating outside of the EEA, who work for Porta Finance's third party agents, service providers or contractors.
Where Porta Finance transfers personal data outside the EEA, Porta Finance will ensure that it is protected in a manner that is consistent with how personal data will be protected by Porta Finance in the EEA. This may be achieved in one of the following ways:
In other circumstances the law may permit Porta Finance to otherwise transfer personal data outside the EEA. In all cases, however, Porta Finance will ensure that any transfer of personal data is compliant with applicable data protection law.
You can obtain further details of the protection given to your personal data when it is transferred outside the EEA (including a copy of the standard data protection clauses which Porta Finance has entered into with recipients of your personal data) by contacting Porta Finance in accordance with the “Contacting Porta Finance” section below.
How long Porta Finance holds personal data for will vary. The retention period will be determined by various criteria including:
You have a number of legal rights in relation to the personal data that Porta Finance holds about you. These rights include:
You can exercise your rights by contacting Porta Finance using the details set out in the “Contacting Porta Finance” section below.
You can find out more information about your rights by contacting the relevant data protection authority. We can, on request, tell you which data protection authority is relevant to the processing of your personal data.
If you would like further information about Porta Finance's processing of your personal data or the exercise of any of the rights referred to above, please address questions, comments and requests to: