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Privacy Policy

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PRIVACY POLICY

It is our mission to respect the confidentiality of information and the privacy of individuals.

GKFX is committed to safeguard all personal information held about its customers, employees, directors, shareholders and others. GKFX collects and processes data in compliance with the local legislation, currently being DPA 1998 and the Financial Conduct Authorities (FCA). Our privacy policy explains how we collect personal data about you, and how this information is maintained and used.

Collection of Personal Data

GKFX will collect and hold information about you when you complete an online application or other type of form or access and trade on your account through the online platform (MT4), mobile applications and any other means. Aside of this, GKFX may collect and process data of yours from time to time to comply with certain regulations and applicable legislation.

What data does GKFX collect?

  • Name
  • DOB
  • Email address
  • Postal address
  • Nationality
  • Bank account details
  • Telephone number
  • IP address


GKFX collects certain personal data for a number of reasons, for example:

  • To provide the services to you that you have requested including processing transactions;
  • To confirm your identity;
  • To maintain your personal profile;
  • To manage your account;
  • To comply with the Regulator (FCA) and other legislation;
  • To contact you when necessary or appropriate in relation to the services being provided to you;
  • To keep you updated whilst you are a client in relation to matters such as your trading activities and activities of GKFX;
  • To manage and administer the products and services provided to you;
  • To provide you with information regarding the products and services offered by GKFX;
  • To develop an understanding of the products and services that you may be interested in obtaining from GKFX;
  • To improve our services;
  • To improve the client experience;
  • To provide you with information or opportunities that we believe may be relevant to you;
  • To create anonymised statistical data.

To confirm the above, we may ask you for proof of permanent address, including a utility bill, a copy of the passport or a driving license.

 

Consent

By accessing our website, and by submitting the above information to GKFX, you consent to GKFX using your personal information for the above-stated purposes. You understand that you will be providing us with personal information that we will use to open, administer and maintain your account with us. The data will be safely saved and maintained for 6 years post termination of your account, as set by our Regulator. You consent that to provide you better services and to improve the client journey, we may need to share some information with third parties.

Use of Personal Data

While we may send you marketing material from time to time that we think will be useful to you, we also respect your privacy.

We undertake not to sell your personal data to third parties. We may share your personal information with a third parties, strictly in relation to the normal operation of our business. Depending on the product or service concerned and particular restrictions on sensitive information, this means that personal information may be disclosed to:

  • The Financial Conduct Authority and other regulatory and government bodies from time to time in the UK and other countries
  • Other companies within our group who provide financial and other services
  • Service providers and specialist advisers to us who have been contracted to provide us with administrative, financial, insurance, research or other services
  • Introducing brokers with whom we have a mutual relationship (any of whom may be within or outside the European Economic Area)
  • Credit providers, courts, tribunals and regulatory authorities as agreed or authorised by law
  • Credit reporting or reference agencies
  • Anyone authorised by an individual, as specified by that individual or the contract

Your rights

  • You have access rights and you may request for a copy of your personal information that our company holds, at a reasonable administrative fee.
  • If the information we hold is not correct or complete we would need to know so that we take the necessary actions to update our records. We would subsequently inform any third party that we might have shared your data with and ask them to make the same amendments.
  • You may request for your personal data to be deleted from our records. In order for us to be fully compliant with our Regulator, this may not be done instantaneously, but it may take some time. In case where such deletion is permitted, we will also inform any third parties that we shared your personal data with and request them to delete your data from their records.
  • You can withdraw your consent with regard to us processing your personal data, but again, there may be occasions where we would need to comply with the Regulator and other applicable laws, hence we may not be able to react to your request at once. In cases, where we might have shared your data with third parties, will also inform them about your decision to withdraw your consent.

Security

We hold personal information in a combination of secure computer storage facilities in electronic and other means, and we take steps to protect your personal information we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

We are required by our Regulator to maintain records for a significant period of time. However, when we consider information is no longer needed, we will delete your personal data or we will securely destroy the records. You must not share or disclose your log in details with any third party.

General

  • We obtain most of the information about our clients directly from them, but we reserve the right to obtain information from other sources such as credit reference agencies or fraud prevention agencies.
  • All staff at GKFX are trained in the confidentiality of handling personal information.
  • The GKFX website uses Social Plugins which may be notified of the fact that your browser is viewing our website and this information may also include your IP address. If you do not want this information shared then you should ensure you are logged out of your social media accounts prior to viewing our website.
  • GKFX uses cookies to gather information about your access to this website and other services we provide to you. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and is stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. You have the option of turning this function off via your computer settings if you wish, although this may affect your ability to view other parts of the website. For information about the cookies on this site, please visit our ‘Use of cookies by the GKFX’ page: https://www.gkfx.co.uk/Cookies
  • We attempt to ensure that the personal information we hold is accurate and up to date. While we make every effort to ensure all the information we hold is correct and up to date, it is your responsibility to update us on any changes in your personal information.
  • Marketing materials- If you no longer wish to receive information from us and want to be removed from our standard marketing mailing list you can click on a link named "unsubscribe" at any time without charge (not taking into account internet provision costs) which is embedded with every email sent by GKFX in order to not receive future messages.
  • We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by means of a notice on our home page.

For further information on personal data please contact us at

Contact Information

DPO, GKFX Financial Services Limited

Bevis Marks House, 24 Bevis Marks, London, EC3A 7JB

+44 (0) 207 186 1250

+44 (0) 207 186 1251

www.gkfx.com

privact@gkfx.com

 

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