Mann Island Finance Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”) is a credit broker, which is part of the Investec group of companies and which arranges finance, predominantly in the automotive sector, for both retail and business customers. We can introduce you to a number of finance companies(“funders”) who may be able to finance your purchase. We can only introduce you to these funders, one of which is MI Vehicle Finance Limited, a linked company, also part of the Investec Group.
We are committed to processing your personal data in accordance with EU data protection laws. This Data Protection Notice aims to give you information on how your personal data (i.e.,information which directly or indirectly identifies you) are processed by us.
For the purposes of EU data protection laws, we are a data controller. Further details of how we will manage your data can be found at www.investec.com/en_gb/legal/UK/data-protection.html
We may collect certain personal data with respect to you as a customer, including, without limitation your name, address, date of birth, contact details, credit reference data, financial and employment details, banking and credit card details, and details of your business. We collect some of this data from third parties, for example credit reference agencies.
Where a corporate entity is entering into this contract we will collect personal data about the individuals who are directors and shareholders of the business from credit reference agencies where this data is held publicly, such as at Companies House. This notice also applies to the processing of such personal data and use of the word ‘you’ in this notice will encompass such individuals.
We will use your personal data for: provision of products and services, credit and AML risk assessment, profiling for marketing purposes, market research and product development, statistical analysis, marketing, fraud prevention and detection and otherwise as necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations and/or codes of practice. The processing of personal data may be necessary for the performance of a contractual relationship, compliance with a legal obligation, or where it is in the legitimate interests of the Investec Group.
We may disclose certain personal data: (i) within the Asset Finance Group of Investec and to other affiliates in the Investec Group; (ii) to our funders, brokers and dealers, professional advisors and service providers (including, information technology systems providers andrecovery agents); (iii) to courts, governmental and non-governmental regulators and ombudsmen; (iv) to fraud prevention agencies and law enforcement agencies; (v) to any third party that acquires, or is interested in acquiring, all or part of Investec’s assets or shares, or that succeeds Investec in carrying on all or a part of its business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganization or otherwise; and (vi) as otherwise required or permitted by law.
The personal information we have collected will be shared with fraud prevention agencies whowill use it to prevent fraud and money-laundering and to verify your identity. If fraud is detected you could be refused certain services, finance or employment. Further details of how your information will be used by us and these fraud prevention agencies, and your data protection rights can be found on the Investec website at https://www.investec.com/en_gb/legal/UK/fraud-prevention-notice.html
In order to process your application, we will perform credit and identity checks on you with one or more credit reference agencies (“CRAs”). To do this, we will supply your personal informationto CRAs and they will give us information about you, even if your application does not proceedor is unsuccessful. This will include information from your credit application and about your financial situation and financial history. CRAs will supply to us both public (including the electoral register) and shared credit, financial situation and financial history information and fraud prevention information.
We will use this information to:
We will continue to exchange information about you with CRAs while you have a relationship with us. We will also inform the CRAs about your settled accounts. If you borrow and do not repay in full and on time, CRAs will record the outstanding debt. This information may be supplied to other organisations by CRAs. When CRAs receive a search from us they will place a search footprint on your credit file that may be seen by other lenders.
If you are making a joint application, or tell us that you have a spouse or financial associate, we will link your records together, so you should make sure you discuss this with them, and sharewith them this information, before lodging the application. CRAs will also link your records together and these links will remain on your and their files until such time as you or your partner successfully files for a disassociation with the CRAs to break that link.
The identities of the CRAs, their role also as fraud prevention agencies, the data they hold, theways in which they use and share personal information, data retention periods and your data protection rights with the CRAs are explained in more detail at each of the three CRAs websites– any of these three links will take you to the same Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (“CRAIN”) document:
We may transfer your personal data to recipients (including affiliates in the Investec Group) located in countries outside of the EEA, including in South Africa, which may not have data privacy laws equivalent to those in the EEA. In those instances, we will take all necessary steps to protect your personal data in accordance with applicable data privacy laws.
Under applicable EU data privacy laws, you may have a right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your personal data; and (iii) data portability (i.e. to request the transfer of personal data from one data controller to another in certain circumstances). If you wish to exercise anyof these rights you should contact the Data Privacy Officer as described below. You also havethe right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal data with your local dataprotection authority.
We rely on automated credit assessment based on the personal data you provide to us anddata which we obtain from our credit reference agency or similar sources about your credit profile or history. The outcome of this process can result in an automated decline of your application where it does not meet our acceptance criteria. We review this acceptance criteria regularly to ensure fairness in the decisions made. You have a right to ask us to manually review any decision taken in this manner.
In addition we may use automated profiling to identify whether other products or services maybe of use to you when we consider marketing campaigns. You have a right to object to this automated profiling. This is separate to the right you have to object to receive marketing.
We will take steps to protect your personal data against loss or theft, as well as from unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification, regardless of the format in which it is held.
We will normally retain your personal data for a period of 7 years from the latest date on which we have a financial arrangement in place with you. Under certain circumstances this period may vary if we consider it necessary for good operational or commercial reasons, or in order to meet other legal obligations.
All enquiries, requests or concerns regarding this Notice or relating to the processing of Personal Data, should be sent to the Data Privacy Officer using the following contact details email@example.com.
* All vehicle images and car descriptions on this site are for illustration and reference purposes only and are not necessarily an accurate representation of the vehicle on offer.
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Mann Island Finance
Corporate Vehicle Services
5 St Paul's Square
Mann Island Finance Limited is part of the Investec group of companies. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for credit-related regulated activities. Registered office: Reading International Business Park, Reading, RG2 6AA. Registered in England. Company registration no. 02750308. Business customers may not be protected under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 or the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.
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