Thank you for visiting the R&D Funding Group website. This policy explains the information we collect when you visit our website or use our services. It also explains the specific ways we use that information. We take your privacy extremely seriously and will never sell your data for sales or marketing use. Our aim is to be as clear and open as possible about what we do and why.
Who we are
R&D Funding Group Ltd
Registered in England & Wales
Company Reg. No. 10062953
Registered Office: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU
Telephone: 020 3603 2096
Why we process your personal data
We process your personal data primarily on the basis of Legitimate Interest as a business but only if necessary for the purpose we collected it for. We will also process data on the basis of contractual and transactional obligation where necessary. We may process your data for:
- Understanding how you interact with our website and social media
- Account activity such as email, written and verbal communications and agreements
- Financial activity, such as billing communications
- To perform obligations under a contract with you or a business you may work for
- Sales and marketing activities such as calls, emails and other types of communications
We will only store your data, for as long as we need it to undertake any of the processes listed above.
How we collect information about you
Data provided by you: When you contact us by telephone, email, via this website or social media, or communicate with us in any way, or when you enter into an agreement with us to provide you with any of our services, you are voluntarily giving us information that we collect.
IP address lookup: We use third parties to provide information about visitors to our websites. When you visit our website, we will record your IP address. This address will be matched against public and proprietary IP address databases to provide us with information about your visit. This information may identify the organisation to whom the IP address is registered but not individuals. In some limited cases i.e. single person companies, it may be possible to identify personal data from publicly available ICANN data.
Cookies, tracking and beacons: We may use various technologies to collect and store information when you use our website, and this may include using cookies and similar tracking technologies, such as pixels and web beacons, to analyse trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and serve targeted advertisements.
Data sources: In addition to the above-mentioned ways, we may obtain information about you from third party sources, such as public databases, data service companies, social media platforms, third party data providers and our partners. We take steps to ensure that such third parties are legally permitted or required to disclose such information to us.
Third Party Processors: Our carefully selected partners and service providers may process personal information about you on our behalf as described below.
Digital Marketing Service Providers: We periodically appoint digital marketing agents to conduct marketing activity on our behalf, such activity may result in the compliant processing of personal information. Our appointed data processors include:
Your rights and how to contact us
You have certain legal rights to control what we do with your information. This includes a right to obtain access to the personal information we hold; to request us to correct or update it; to object to or request that we restrict processing your information in certain circumstances; and to object to direct marketing. You can read more about these rights here: ico.org.uk/your-data-matters.