Privacy Statement

We hope to answer some of your questions here at Shire Financial Services, however the best way to be sure is to meet one of our professional mortgage advisors to discuss your situation and needs.

  1. This Privacy Policy
    • 1.1 The Mortgage Adviser ("MA") referred to in the Contact section of this website, is committed to protecting your personal information and other data provided to the MA via this and any other MA website ("website"). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about the use of any information you provide to the MA via this website. This Privacy Policy explains what information the MA collects about you, and how the MA collects and uses your information, including setting out the circumstances where the MA could provide it to third parties.
    • 1.2 Because of the financial nature of the MA's business, MA's products and services are not designed to appeal to or to be sold to persons under the age of 18. Therefore, the MA does not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children.
  2. What information the MA collects and what does the MA do with it
    • 2.1 The nature of the MA's business is such that the MA may on occasion ask you to provide sensitive personal data as defined in the Data Protection Act 2018 (for example, your name, email address, phone number and IP address). Where the MA does so, the MA will request your explicit consent to the use of such sensitive personal data. Where you consent to provide the MA with this information the MA will take appropriate measures to protect such sensitive personal data.
    • 2.2 The MA or third parties hosting servers on the MA's behalf may also monitor traffic patterns and usage of the website to help it to improve the website design and layout.
    • 2.3 Please note that the MA is not responsible for what any third party content provider or other third party offering goods and services via websites linked to this website may propose to do with information about you. So please ensure you read their terms and conditions carefully.
  3. Sharing of Information with Third Parties
    • 3.1 The MA will not disclose your personal information to third parties other than as described in this clause (unless it is legally required to do so). The MA may need to pass your information to third parties who help the MA to maintain, administer or develop the website but, if so, that information is only given to those third parties for that limited purpose. In addition, the MA may provide aggregate statistics about its customers, traffic patterns and related website information to reputable third-parties, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
    • 3.2 The MA reserves the right to access and disclose personal data or information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly, or to protect itself or its users.
  4. Your Consent
    • 4.1 You acknowledge and agree that in the course of using this website and the ‘contact us’ section offered via this website, certain information about you will be captured electronically (including sensitive personal data where required) and transmitted to the MA or and, potentially, to any third parties as set out above, or to third parties who host the MA's web servers or assist the MA in maintaining this website.
    • 4.2 By using this website, you expressly agree to the collection and use of your information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.
  5. MA's Responsibilities - How does the MA protect user information?
    • As required by the Data Protection Act 2018, the MA follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have provided via this website, to prevent unauthorised access.
  6. What are 'Cookies' and how does the MA use them?
    • 6.1 A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your Web browser. On visiting the website, your computer server will use the cookie to guarantee a secure connection. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance. If you choose not to receive cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of this website.
    • 6.2 The MA may conduct analyses of user traffic. These analyses will be performed through the use of IP addresses and cookies which are required to ensure a secure server connection. The MA does not use cookies to store any personal data or browsing habits.
    • 6.3 Third party links on this website may use cookies when visiting their website to collect personal information about you. The MA recommends that you read the privacy statement of any third party before using their website. The MA is not responsible for the use of such cookies or any other ways in which your personal data may be collected or used by such third parties.
  7. Changes to Privacy Policy
    • The MA reserves the right to add to or change the terms of this Privacy Policy in its sole discretion, without prior notice to you. If the MA changes this Privacy Policy, the MA will post the new Privacy Policy on the website, and it will become effective from the time of posting to the website. Please visit this Privacy Policy on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what the MA does with your information. Wherever possible, the MA will give you notice of any changes prior to their implementation.
  8. General
    • This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that the MA cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of such other sites. The MA encourages its users to be aware when they leave the website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
  9. Feedback
    • If you have any queries or problems with regard to this Privacy Policy or the uses to which the MA puts your information, please contact the MA via the link shown here: Click Here to contact us if you have a question about our terms or policy
  10. Disclaimer:
    • Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Think carefully before securing debts against your home. Shire Financial Services Limited is an appointed representative of Lighthouse Advisory Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Commercial mortgages, including Business Buy to Let, are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
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THINK CAREFULLY BEFORE SECURING OTHER DEBTS AGAINST YOUR HOME. YOUR PROPERTY MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE.

SHIRE FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED IS AN APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVE OF SESAME LIMITED WHICH IS AUTHORISED AND REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY.

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGES, INCLUDING BUSINESS BUY TO LET, ARE NOT REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY. FOR COMMERCIAL MORTGAGES WE ACT AS INTRODUCERS ONLY.