This policy is effective as of 18th April 2023 and complies with the provisions set out under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.
Information Collection and Use
VSA is the controller of the information collected on this site. Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with an efficient experience, and our corporate clients with information about investor interest. We use your personal information to provide the services and customer support that you request; tailor and improve our services and the content and layout of our website; and where users have given us their consent, to deliver targeted marketing. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others, nor shall we use it other than in the ways disclosed in this statement. This information is stored on VSA computers and databases, and access is restricted to specific personnel. We store this information to ensure that you receive the type of communications from us that you have consented to, and to respond to your enquiries.
VSA collects and stores information from users at several different points on our website:
Registration and email preferences
In order to use some features of our website, users may first be required to complete a registration form. During registration, users are required to complete the mandatory fields of name and email address. All additional fields are optional, including company name, job title and research/marketing communications preferences. This information is used to contact users about the topics on our site where they have expressed interest, it also acts as a security feature, to enable users to retrieve lost passwords. If you register to use the site, access to your personal details is restricted. Only the necessary VSA personnel are able to view and amend your information in order to administer any services that you require. We use a third- party mailing list specialist, MailChimp, to deliver our email research and marketing communications.
Our Use and Disclosure of Information
Disclosure to Third Parties: We will not sell or rent any of your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent and will only disclose this information in the limited circumstances and for the purposes described in this policy.
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that VSA does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites, and this policy does not apply to any external site that you might visit. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our sites and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. For example, users’ passwords are stored in encrypted form by our website service provider and subject to contractual confidentiality within our supplier service contract.
We may also send the user site and service announcement updates, or notices concerning a report, presentation, app or visualisations. We communicate with users to discuss issues relating to the site via e-mail.
Rights to withdraw consent
Our users are given the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving any further communications by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ options at the bottom of each communication received from VSA.
We take your privacy seriously. We will only store your information for as long as you have provided consent to receive our communications.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as an e-mail address), or if a user no longer desires our service, you can rectify your data by updating your user profile on our website or by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access to personal information
VSA tries to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Users have the right to access, rectify and erase their personal data. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold information about you we will:
Give you a description of it;
tell you why we are holding it;
tell you the origin of it;
tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible
To make a request to VSA for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing to our details specified at the bottom of this page.
If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes by, once again, contacting our Compliance Officer.
Notification of Changes
How to contact us
VSA Capital Limited
16-18 Finsbury Circus
London EC2M 7EB