Use of Your Information: As part of the enrolment process SMF ("we/us/our") will undertake a credit search on the Limited Company named above (if there is one) at the credit reference agencies we use. We may also complete a credit search on any Director(s) or Partner(s) involved in the management of the company. Details of our search, but not our name, will be added to the individual's credit file held at the credit reference agencies and this will be seen by other organisations that make searches. It is important that accurate information is provided to us. If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
We and other organisations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when: checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities; managing credit and credit related accounts or facilities; or, recovering debt. We and other organisations may access and use, from other countries, the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
The information held by the credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies may also be used for other purposes for which you give your specific permission or, in very limited circumstances, when required by law or where permitted under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998. Please write to us at International House, Kingsfield Court, Chester Business Park, CH4 9RF if you want details of the credit reference agencies and/or the relevant fraud prevention agencies from which we obtain, and to which we pass, information about you. You have a legal right to these details. You have the right to receive a copy of the information we hold about you if you apply to us in writing. A fee will be payable.