Your trust is important to us. So we have compiled this Privacy Notice to explain how we collect, store and handle your personal data.
interact with us. It also explains how we'll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.
We know there's a lot of information here, but we want you to be fully informed about your rights,
and how Ionize Ventures Ltd uses your data.
We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please do get in touch
changes, but you're welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its predecessor legislation
The Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), Ionize Ventures Ltd is categorised as a data controller.
Ionize Ventures Ltd is an Appointed Representative of AQ1443 Limited (FRN 978496), a firm
authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Ionize Ventures Ltd is Registered in
England and Wales No. 14253378.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that
person can be identified and includes any expression of opinion about the individual and any
indication of the intentions of the data controller or any other person in respect of the individual.
It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect and process the following data about you:
In some cases, you are not obliged to provide any personal data to us, but if you have requested
information or a service from us, we will not be able to provide it without certain information, such
as your contact details. Before we can begin providing you with our services, we need to obtain
certain information about you, so that we can verify your identity to meet our obligations under the
Money Laundering Regulation 2017, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations and any
other applicable legislation and for the purposes of crime prevention and fraud prevention.
You are obliged to provide this information to us and if you do not provide it, we will be unable to
provide you with our services.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you wish to change how we use your data, you'll find details in the 'What are my rights?' section below.
Remember, if you choose not to share your personal data with us, or refuse certain contact permissions, we might not be able to provide some services you've asked for.
Data collected will be processed fairly and lawfully, and will only be processed where we comply
with Article 6(1) of the GDPR. The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for
which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the
European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who
work for us for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the
fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support
By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all
steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this
there is a European Commission adequacy decision or, where this is not the case, by using model
clauses which have been approved by the European Commission.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of
information via the internet 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 site; any
transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict
procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we'll only keep it for as long as is necessary for
the purpose for which it was collected; including in order to:
The Act gives you rights about the information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised
in accordance with the Act and is known as a Subject Access Request.
Right of Access:
You will have the right to obtain, on request, confirmation as to whether your personal data is being
processed, together with the following information:
The purpose of processing your data;
Information must be provided to you within one month at no cost to you. However we have the
right to refuse or charge a reasonable fee when a request is manifestly unfounded or excessive,
particularly if it is repetitive.
Under the GDPR, you also have the following rights:
We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data
and your rights to control it.
If you have any questions that haven't been covered, please contact our Data Protection Officer who
will be pleased to help you:
Data Protection Officer
Ionize Ventures Ltd
One Connaught Place