Privacy policy

General information

Moneywise takes the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. It is our policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that Personal Information held by us is processed fairly and lawfully. We will take all necessary steps to implement this policy. All our employees and data processors who have access to Personal Information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your Personal Information.

This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. If you have any concerns regarding this policy you should contact us.

Collection of information

Registration

When you register with Moneywise we will capture your name, address and postcode. We will also ask for your email address and your IP address will be captured at this stage. Other details will be requested at registration such as your financial and home ownership status.

This information is used to build a profile for you and for us to tailor products and services that may be of interest to you.

When you are on our website

When you log onto our website, we will automatically log certain information about how you are using the website. This may include the URL that you came from, your IP address and the pages that you visited.

Competitions and offers

If you enter a competition, we may use your personal information to manage any competition entries you submit, validate such competition entries, and send you any prizes you may win.

If you sign up to receive magazine offers, we will use your personal information to send you the offer.

Use of cookies

We use cookies to manage your experience and to measure the use of our website. By using the site you are giving consent to our use of cookies and 3rd party use of cookies. You can find more information on our Use of cookies page.

Where we store your information

Personal Information may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area in order to perform the Services. In using the Services you consent to such a transfer. In addition, if you put Personal Information on publicly available parts of the Site, this will be accessible to persons in countries outside the European Economic Area, which may not have data protection laws as comprehensive as those that exist in the European Economic Area.

Information sharing and disclosure

We may disclose Personal Information about Site visitors to other businesses within our Group for the purpose of informing you of other financial product and services.

On our site you are publically identified by your user name. If you choose your full name as your username, you have voluntarily disclosed that information to the wider community. If you provide information in your public profile will be made public.

We regard our databases of customer information (which will include your Personal Information) as a valuable asset. Should we sell or transfer any of our business assets this may include the sale or transfer of such databases of information to third parties. In addition, such a transfer or sale may mean that your Personal Information is transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area. In using the Site you consent to such use of your Personal Information.

Security

Moneywise is committed to protecting your personal information. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Whilst we endeavor to protect your personal information, Moneywise cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Children’s information

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children.

Access to information

If you have any queries concerning your personal information please contact us by writing to:

The Data Protection Officer
Moneywise Publishing Limited
Standon House
21 Mansell Street
London, E1 8AA

The Data Protection Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.