Warning, if you do not meet the repayments on your credit agreement, your account will go into arrears. This may affect your credit rating, (which may limit your ability to access credit in the future).
N.B. the applicant will be required to provide the financial institution with evidence of identity and current permanent address in compliance with the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act, (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) 2010
NOTICE: Under the Credit Reporting Act 2013 lenders are required to provide personal and credit information for credit applications and credit agreements of €500 and above to the Central Credit Register. This information will be held on the Central Credit Register and may be used by other lenders when making decisions on your credit applications and credit agreements.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your personal data will be collected and processed by Close Brothers Limited (trading as Close Brothers Motor Finance) referred to as “we”, “our” or “us”.
This notice is intended to provide an overview of what personal data we collect about you and why we process it. The type of personal data we collect may include your and your representatives’ name, address, e-mail address and telephone number, financial and credit card information, employment history, health information, credit history, identification records, qualifications and vehicle or asset details. You can find further information about how and why we use your personal data and the rights that you have in relation to your data at this website
If you have any questions about this notice, about how we process your personal data or about your rights over your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or DPO, Close Brothers, 10 Crown Place, London EC2A 4FT.
1. Purposes for which we use your personal data
The core purposes for which we process your personal data include the following:
A. To verify your identity, assess your suitability for the products and services that you have requested, and decide whether to enter into an agreement with you, such as: carrying out credit reference and scoring checks, checking details on proposals and insurance claims, checks for criminal proceedings / convictions, carrying out financial assessments, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud prevention checks which may include sharing personal data with fraud prevention agencies, and managing credit or credit related accounts or facilities.
B. To manage, administer and take decisions regarding your agreement, such as: providing products and services to you, exercising our rights, and performing our obligations, in connection with the agreement, making payments and recovering monies.
C. Where it is necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as: improving customer service, market research, quality assurance, training staff, marketing (where we are permitted to send you promotional information), system development and statistical analysis on your personal data even if your application is declined by us or you decide not to complete your application with us.
D. To meet our legal and regulatory obligations.
2. Exchange of Information with Credit Reference Agencies
In considering whether to enter into this agreement, we may use your personal data for making a credit check on you. We may carry out a search with a credit reference agency who will keep a record of our enquiry against your name. We may search your personal records at credit reference agencies which may be linked to your spouse/partner or other persons with whom you are linked financially (“associated records”) and you may be assessed with reference to “associated records”. More specific information in respect of the credit reference agencies with whom we share your personal data is available at personal data is available at: www.icb.ie
Where any search or application is completed or agreement entered into involving joint parties, we may record details at credit reference agencies, as a result an “association” will be created that will link your financial records.
Where you provide us with personal information belonging to a third party, you must ensure you have obtained the necessary consents in order to disclose their information and have provided them with a copy of this notice.