What information do we collect about you?

If you are an individual investor in one or more of our funds:

  • Personal information about you, e.g. name, age, gender, title, date of birth, National Insurance Number
  • Contact information, e.g. email, phone number, address, postcode
  • Company information, e.g. employer company name, company registration number, company address, job title at company
  • Event attendance information (where applicable), e.g. attendance at events, special dietary requirements
  • Online technical information automatically captured when you visit the Website, e.g. IP address, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. We will not store or use this information except as required for system administration of our web server. See the section “Cookies and other technical information” in our Privacy Policy for further details
  • Verification/identification information e.g. passport/driving licence numbers, tax certificate records and any other personal information contained within these documents (e.g. photos, gender, age, nationality, date of birth). Note that this may include ‘special categories’ of data about you (as denoted in the Data Protection Act 2018) such as your racial or ethnic origin, as well as personal data relating to any past criminal convictions and offences.
  • Contractual information, e.g. details about your products and benefits, such as your investment requests, investment allocation data, amount invested
  • Financial information, e.g. your bank account details for managing payment of fees or returns on investments, your current investments and investment experience

Why do we collect your personal information and on what grounds?

An individual investor in one of our funds

Purpose for processing Legal basis
Processing your investment application Performance of a contract
Verifying your identity and preventing fraud (e.g. KYC and AML checks) Compliance with our legal obligations

Performance of a contract or for taking steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with you

Substantial public interest (in respect of special categories of personal data or criminal convictions/offences data)

Fulfilling any legal or regulatory obligations (e.g. producing HMRC or international tax reports, performing suspicious transactions checks, and provide bi-annual investment reports to the FCA) Compliance with our legal obligations
Completing any requests you make Performance of a contract
Administering your transactions and holdings Performance of a contract
Keeping you updated about your investment with regular reports Performance of a contract
Maintaining a backup of the investment register for business continuity purposes Our legitimate interests (business continuity)
Managing our relationship with you Performance of a contract
Assessing and developing our products, systems, prices and brand, including by researching our customers’ opinions and exploring new ways to meet their needs Our legitimate interests (market research and improving our business offering)
Using your bank details to process your investment requests such as withdrawals Performance of a contract
Sending you marketing emails and contacting you about our products and services Your consent (if received)