Policies

While Equfund (IPS) Limited makes every effort to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate and complete, we provide it for information only, so it is indicative rather than definitive. We thus make no explicit or implicit guarantee of its accuracy, and, as far as applicable laws allow, we neither accept responsibility for errors, inaccuracies or omissions, nor for loss that may result directly or indirectly from reliance on its content. Users of the website should not take or omit to take any action that relies on information on the website.

Any person considering loan opportunities featured on the website should carry out their own due diligence in respect of such opportunity and make their own commercial assessment after seeking independent advice of an appropriately authorised financial advisor. Prospective lenders are also encouraged to take their own independent legal and taxation advice, together with any other advice that they may consider necessary in order to consider the benefits and risks attached to opportunity

In making the website available, Equfund (IPS) Limited does not imply or establish any client, advisory, financial or professional relationship. Through the website, neither Equfund (IPS) Limited nor any other person is providing advisory, consulting or other professional services.

Some of the information featured on the website is provided by third parties and accordingly Equfund (IPS) Limited does not accept any responsibility and disclaims any and all liability for any such information (including the accuracy) featured or views and opinions expressed on the website.

Equfund (IPS) Limited reserves the right to require any potential investors to sign an undertaking that they are either a high net worth or a sophisticated investor within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotions Order 2005 (as amended) or that they have taken the advice of an appropriately authorised and qualified person before obtaining any funder information and before being permitted to enter into any opportunity.

Equfund (IPS) Limited shall under no circumstances be liable to a user of this website, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any loss of profit, or any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connection with your use of this website or any loan in any opportunities marketed on the website save that nothing in this disclaimer shall limit or exclude Equfund (IPS) Limited’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by the company.

Interruption

Equfund (IPS) Limited neither guarantees that the website will be uninterrupted or without delay nor that it will be error-free or virus-free. The website is provided ‘as is’ without warranties of any kind. We will not be responsible and will not accept any liability whatsoever for any viruses which may infect your computer by reason of your use of or downloading of applications from this website.

Copyright Notice

This website is owned and controlled by Equfund (IPS) Limited. Unless otherwise noted, all information featured on the website, (whether text or images), is protected by copyrights and trademarks, and is owned or licensed by Equfund (IPS) Limited. You may not download, display or print any part of the content except to your own computer for your personal use and not for business purposes. You must not change frame or inline (mirror) any of the content of our website.

Links

Links on this website may lead to servers maintained by individuals or organisations other than Equfund (IPS) Limited. We make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, suitability or any other aspect of the information located on such servers and neither monitors nor endorses such servers or content. If you link to our website we may require you at any time at our absolute discretion to remove the link.

Law

Any terms and conditions concerning the usage of this website will be governed by the laws of England, and any dispute concerning use of this website will be determined exclusively by the English Courts.


Privacy policy

Equfund (“We”) is an umbrella term for a Community Benefit Society called Equfund (IPS) Limited, registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (registration number: 29088R). This Policy, together with our Terms of Service, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. This Policy explains your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We will never use your personal information for any reason other than why you gave it, and we will never give anyone access to it unless we are forced to by law.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:


Where we store your personal information

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We restrict access only to people who need it and all computers are password protected. Payment transactions are not permitted through our site and all payments are handled via banks.

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, e.g. if you access the internet via an insecure network. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


Uses for this information

We are only allowed to use your personal information if we have a lawful reason for doing so. We will use your information if we can satisfy that processing it is necessary:

We use information held about you in the following ways:


Your rights

You have the right to access information held about you or to have your information rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete. You also have the right to request the deletion or removal of your information. There are, however, specific circumstances where we may be unable to deal with a removal request, e.g. if we need to retain your information to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

Any requests should be sent in writing to Daniel Mahon, our Director who is responsible for the security of your information. You can contact him by email at contact@equfund.com, or Equfund (IPS) Limited, Hammond House, North Road, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 4DE. We will respond to your request within a reasonable period of time, but at the latest within one month of the request (assuming we have any requisite information from you in order to be able to process your request).

If you have any questions about how we collect, store or use your personal information you can also contact us by telephoning 0151 625 0800.

If you want to make a complaint about how we have handled your personal information, please contact us as above and we will investigate the matter and report back to you. If you are still not satisfied after our response or believe we are not using your personal information in line with the law, you also have the right to complain to the UK’s data protection regulator—the Information Commissioner’s Office—https://ico.org.uk/.


Changes to this policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.


Last updated: 20th November 2018.

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