Glenside Finance Ltd take the security of your personal data seriously and would like to draw your attention to this Privacy Notice.

What we collect

When you make an application for finance, whether via an introducer, online, by telephone or in person, this will include Name, Date of Birth, Contact Information including full address and email address.

Other information relevant to the application such as payslips, bank statements and copy of driving licence.

Information from third parties such as credit reference agencies (CRA’s) and fraud prevention agencies (FRA’s).

How your information will be used

Your personal details and those of any joint hirer will be treated confidentially and your information will be used by us and only shared with credit reference agencies (CRAs) and other organisations for use in credit making decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

We process your personal data on the basis that we have a legitimate interest to verify identity, prevent fraud and money laundering in order to protect our business interests and to comply with our legal obligations.

With the exception of the above, we will not disclose any information to any other organisation outside of Glenside Finance Ltd unless we are required to do so for legal or regulatory purposes.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

If we enter into an agreement with you your details will be retained throughout the life of the agreement and for an additional period of six years after the completion of your agreement or as long as is deemed necessary.  If your proposal is declined we aim to securely shred all personal data you have supplied after a period of three months have passed.  All information you provide is stored in secure servers and is kept within the EEA (European Economic Area).

The CRAs have produced a standard Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) which sets out how data will be processed by the three CRAs, namely, Experian, Equifax and Callcredit. Further information about CRAIN can be found by going to the following links:

Your Rights

The GDPR provides individuals with eight rights:

  • The right to be informed;
  • The right to access;
  • The right to rectification;
  • The right to be forgotten (right to erasure);
  • The right to restrict processing;
  • The right to data portability;
  • The right to object;
  • The right not to be subject to automated decision making

If you require further information or wish to contact our Data Controller, you can write to us at Unit A5 Segensworth Business Centre, Segensworth Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 5RQ or telephone us on 01329 849434.