Privacy Policy


Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services has established this Online Privacy Policy so that you can understand the care with which we intend to treat your Personal Information.

Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address, an e-mail address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. In general, you can use the Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services web site without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself.

If you choose to provide us with your Personal Information on the web, we may transfer that Information, within Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services, but the information will be held within the UK, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. In no case is data shared or sold to, any third party.


Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some of our web pages utilise "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about web site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the web site. Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; clickstream patterns; and dates and times that our site is accessed. Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our web site and your web experience. We may also analyze information that does not contain Personal Information for trends and statistics.


To protect your privacy, we have adopted the following principles:

Notice

Where Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services collects Personal Information on the web, we intend to post a purpose statement that explains why Personal Information will be collected.

Choice

You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services. The notice we intend to provide where Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services collects Personal Information on the web should help you to make this choice.

If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request you may be unable to fully utilise the services provided by Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services. If you chose to have a relationship with Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services, such as a contractual or other business relationship or partnership, we will naturally continue to contact you in connection with that business relationship.

Security

Wherever your Personal Information may be held within Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services, we intend to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorised access or disclosure.

Access / Accuracy

To the extent that you do provide us with Personal Information, Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services wishes to maintain accurate Personal Information. Where we collect Personal Information from you on the web, our goal is to provide a means of contacting Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services should you need to update or correct that Information. If for any reason those means are unavailable or inaccessible, you may send updates and corrections about your Personal Information to martinhalls@btconnect.com and we will make reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes in your Personal Information that we hold as soon as practicable.

Childrens' Privacy

Berkshire Financial Consultancy/ Berkshire Mortgage Services website is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 16 years of age.

Commitment

We are committed to privacy and support current industry initiatives to preserve individual privacy rights on the Internet. Protecting your privacy on-line is an evolving area and this website will constantly evolve to meet these demands

If you have any comments or questions regarding our Online Privacy Policy, please contact us at martinhalls@btconnect.com. We will address any issue to the best of our abilities as soon as possible.

Your Consent

By using this web site, you consent to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy and to our processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where we request Personal Information on the web.