We are Bjorswitch Limited a company incorporated in England and Wales that trades as weSwitch4u and our registered office is at 1 Bovinger Way, Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom, SS1 3SZ.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), the controller is Bjorswitch Limited but it is important that you recognise that where your data is provided to Third Party Suppliers, such as insurance or utility companies, in relation to the Service or to Ethi-Finance Limited in relation to the Broking Service or any other service provided by Ethi-Finance Limited, such Third Party Suppliers and Ethi-Finance Limited may also be considered to be a controller in respect of your personal data so it is important that you read and understand the privacy policies of such Third Party Suppliers and Ethi-Finance Limited too.
The Service is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
We will collect and process the following data about you:
We may also receive information about you if we, Ethi-Finance Limited or potential Third Party Suppliers carry out checks with credit reference and fraud prevention agencies in order to verify your identity, assess your application for a quotation or when carrying out other associated due diligence. As part of this, your information or information about you may be exchanged, collected and/or checked against certain databases in the insurance and utility industries.
If you are using our mobile application, we use mobile device IDs (the unique identifier assigned to a device by the manufacturer), or Advertising IDs (for iOS 6 and later), instead of cookies, to recognize you. We do this to store your preferences and track your use of our app. Unlike cookies, device IDs cannot be deleted, but Advertising IDs can be reset in “Settings” on your Phone.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We may share your personal information with:
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
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.
You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or to restriction of processing concerning you or to object to our processing of the data as well as the right to data portability. If we are relying on your consent to process data, you may withdraw your consent at any time by notice to us. You also have the right to object to us processing your personal data where we are doing so based on our legitimate interests, such as on the sale of our business or for direct marketing purposes. You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office about the manner in which or otherwise in respect of the manner in which we process your personal data.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Your provision of personal data to us may be a contractual and/or legal requirement depending on the nature of the personal data that is required. If you fail to provide such data this may (depending on the circumstances) mean that we will be unable to provide you with all or part of our Service.
We will only use your personal information for the purposes specified unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason, which is compatible with the purposes specified and/or permitted by applicable law. If we plan to use your personal information for any other reason then we will notify you in advance (including providing you with our proposed legal basis for doing so).