Privacy & security

The Thesis web domain and email addresses will be updated to reflect our name change from Thesis Asset Management plc to Thesis Asset Management Limited shortly. Please refer to our corporate update to find out more.

This privacy policy sets out the data processing practices in relation to personal information and data which is collected, stored and retained through the use of this website and any other electronic communications by Thesis Asset Management Limited (“Thesis”). Your right to privacy is important to us. This privacy policy sets out how Thesis uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. We are keen to strike a fair balance between your personal privacy and ensuring that you get the best use from our website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. When we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 2014. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact Thesis at info@thesis-plc.com. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“Act”) the data controller is Thesis. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Head of Compliance and Risk.

Information collected

Thesis collects personal information from visitors to the website through the use of online forms and every time you email us your details.

Use of personal information

Thesis processes personal information collected via the website for the purposes of:

  • providing and personalising our services
  • dealing with your enquiries and requests
  • administering orders and accounts relating to our clients
  • maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource and
  • providing you with information about products and services.

If you have provided your personal details with us and you wish to change your preferences please inform us at the address provided below if you do not wish to receive information about:

  • our products or services
  • products or services offered by other companies within our group
  • products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.

Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving additional information from Thesis or related third parties at any time by sending us an email to info@thesis-plc.com, by calling us on +44 (0)1243 531 234 or by writing to us at the following address: Exchange Building, St John’s Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1UP. Thesis may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

Disclosures

Thesis will only disclose personal information to other companies within its group of companies, business partners, government bodies and law enforcement agencies, successors in title to its business and suppliers engaged to process information on its behalf. For example, we may use third party services for the purposes of marketing, or to undertake bulk communication in order to meet our regulatory obligations. Your details will not be sent to any third party which is not relevant to the normal course of Thesis doing business.

Where we store your personal data

The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Thesis will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

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. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside the control of Thesis and are not covered by this privacy policy. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of these websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may be different to the privacy policy of Thesis. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you provide such permission, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or “recognises” sites that you have previously visited. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not, in any way, give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Opting not to use cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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Internet-based information

Using the internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of information within a global environment. By browsing the website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge the inherent risks involved with internet use and agree to Thesis processing personal information in this way.

Access right

You have a statutory right to request a copy of the personal information held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information Thesis holds about you, please write to us at Exchange Building, St. John’s Street, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1UP. A charge of £10.00 will be made by Thesis (which you should pay by cheque, payable to “Thesis Asset Management Limited”, alongside your written request) for providing this information in the original format in which we hold it. Information on the Data Protection Act 1998 is also on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.gov.uk. Use of this website is subject to our Terms of use.

Changes

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.