1. Information you give us
We collect information from you (a) when you provide us with information through an online registration form or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes, but is not limited to, information you provide when using our website, use our services or when you report a problem with our website; (b) when you send us information for analysis, including lists of securities and transactions; (c) when you send us information in order to use our services (such as bank account details or settlement instructions); or (d) when you supply information to enable us to fulfil our regulatory or legal obligations associated with our onboarding of new clients – such as your full name, gender, address, date of birth, identification number, passports, identity card, driver’s license, social security number and/or other personal identification information.
2. Information we collect about you
3. Information we receive from a third party
We may receive information from the banks and other financial institutions you are using to manage or hold your investments.
Sharegain uses your personal details provided and information from our website for the purpose of: (a) satisfying regulatory and legal requirements; (b) providing and personalising our services to ensure that our offering is tailored to your needs and interests as much as possible; (c) as a reference tool or general resource for analysis purposes; (d) to provide you with information about current and future products and services and (e) in order to perform internal kyc and onboarding processes. We keep your information for a reasonable period for these purposes
Should you ever deactivate your account with us, we will keep your information on file, but only use it to:
We may use the information you provide us to send you SMS or email communications for you to view.
By providing us with your personal information you consent to our processing your personal data for the above purposes. You also consent to our transferring your information, for the above purposes, to countries or jurisdictions, which may not provide the same level of data protection as your country of residency.
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries and affiliates.
We may need to share your information with our service providers, agents and trading counterparts. Generally, we require that third party organisations who handle or obtain personal information acknowledge its confidentiality and undertake to respect an individual’s right to privacy and comply with Data Protection Principles and the GDPR requirements.
We do not disclose or share Information about any of our users (whether active or inactive) to any affiliated third parties or non-affiliated third parties other than in the manner and to the entities set forth below:
Given that the internet is a global environment, using the internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of information on an international basis, which is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website and any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. Therefore, by browsing the website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to Sharegain processing personal information in this way.
Our website uses Google Analytics. To learn how Google uses your data and how you can opt out click here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
All information you provide to us is stored on servers which we believe to be secure. Any transaction will be encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS). Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
We restrict access of your personal information to those employees of Sharegain who have a business reason for accessing such information. We continuously educate and train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and privacy of customer information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with the relevant laws and regulations to protect your personal information from any unauthorised access.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow accepted industry standards, to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and in storage.
We have implemented physical, electronic and managerial procedures in order to help safeguard and prevent unauthorised access, use, alteration, modification and/or disclosure of your Personal Information. Although we use reasonable efforts to safeguard the security of your personal information, transmissions made on or through the Internet and personal information stored on our servers or the servers of third parties that we use are vulnerable to attack and cannot be guaranteed to be secure. In addition, submissions made via e-mail are not protected by encryption and are vulnerable to interception during transmission.
Depending on applicable laws, you may have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. Any access request will be free – unless the request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. We similarly have the right to refuse an access request on the same grounds. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at our business address or send us an email to: email@example.com. Information on the GDPR is also on the Information Commissioner’s website at http://www.ico.org.uk.
If you have provided your personal details with us and you wish to change your preferences please inform us at the email or address provided above.
You have the right to revoke any former consent. Likewise, the erasure or deletion of any personal data we have collected. For such requests, please also use the contact details above.
Sharegain can refuse to erase personal data on the following basis:
Alternatively, you may opt-out of receiving additional information from Sharegain or related 3rd parties at any time by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org , by calling us on (+44 (0)20 3884 2401) or by writing to us at our business address.
All other requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us at email@example.com.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
Sharegain Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (no. 09600298) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (no. 730395).
*This website is directed exclusively at and intended to be used only by professional investors and retail investors with direct holdings in stocks, bonds and ETFs in excess of £500,000. Our website is not directed at any person or institution where (by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise) the availability of our website or securities lending in general is prohibited. The material on this website is for general information and should not be considered as investment advice or solicitation to be involved in securities lending or to use one of Sharegain’s services. Securities lending involves risks and we have not and will not assess whether our service is appropriate for you. If you decide to lend your securities, your capital may be at risk. Please consult professional advisors if you are in any doubt as to whether the service would be beneficial for you or whether you require any consent or need to observe any formalities, before deciding to engage in securities lending.
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