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www.findlaypark.com is a site operated by Findlay Park Partners LLP (“We”). We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”). We are a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (Reg. No. OC303640) and have our registered office at 4th Floor Almack House, 28 King Street, London, SW1Y 6QW. This is also our main trading address. As an entity which is regulated by the FCA, we are subject to regulatory requirements which can be found at www.fca.org.uk
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The website content is for information only and expresses no views as to the suitability of investments to the individual circumstances of the recipient. No information, comment or stated opinion within this website constitutes an offer to sell investments in any jurisdiction and may not be used to make such an offer. Therefore, no person in any jurisdiction may treat the website content as constituting an offer or invitation to buy investments. If, however, an offer to sell investments is made in the future it will be subject to information circulated by us at the time set out in the formal prospectus or equivalent document and not on the basis of the information contained in this website. It is the responsibility of every visitor to this website to satisfy themselves as to the full observance of the laws of any relevant country, including obtaining any government or other consent which may be required or observing any other formality which needs to be observed in that country.
The Prospectus of Findlay Park Funds p.l.c. (the “Fund”) prohibits the selling of any shares in the Fund to US Persons (as defined in the Prospectus).
Shares of the Fund and related documents may only be distributed in or from Switzerland to qualified investors within the meaning of Art. 10 Para. 3, 3bis and 3ter CISA. In Switzerland, the Representative is ACOLIN Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, CH-8050 Zürich, whilst the paying agent is Neue Helvetische Bank AG, Seefeldstrasse 215, CH-8008 Zurich. In respect of the units distributed in or from Switzerland, the place of performance and jurisdiction is at the registered office of the Representative in Switzerland. The basic documents of the Fund as well as the annual and semi-annual reports may be obtained in Switzerland free of charge at the office of the Representative.
The investments and investment services to which this website relates are only intended for Investment Professionals. The website content is not directed to anyone who does not have professional experience in investing in equities. Any person who does not have professional experience investing in equities must not rely upon information available on this website as the basis of an investment decision and should seek professional advice.
The value of investments may go down as well as up and are likely to be affected by fluctuations in exchange rates, therefore returns are not guaranteed. As result of this and with the effect of transaction charges, investors may not get back the amount they invested.
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
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We may make changes to our site
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AT FINDLAY PARK PARTNERS LLP WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY AND ENSURING YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS COLLECTED AND USED APPROPRIATELY, LAWFULLY AND TRANSPARENTLY. THIS PRIVACY NOTICE WILL INFORM YOU AS TO HOW WE LOOK AFTER YOUR PERSONAL DATA AND TELL YOU ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS AND HOW THE LAW PROTECTS YOU.
Please see the Glossary to understand the meaning of some of the terms used in this privacy notice.
Purpose of this privacy notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Findlay Park Partners LLP collects and processes your personal data, including any data you may provide through our website.
Our website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
Findlay Park Partners LLP is the controller and responsible for your personal data (“Findlay Park”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).
We have appointed a Data Protection Manager who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the Data Protection Manager using the details set out below.
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: Findlay Park Partners LLP
Email address: DPM@findlaypark.com
Postal address: 28 King Street, London, SW1Y 6QW
Telephone number: 020 7968 4900
If you wish to raise a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/ or 0303 123 1113). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add to, or remove portions from this privacy notice. We will notify you of any material changes where we are required to do so. Any such notifications may be made by way of our website.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
Our website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:
We may also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
We make use of CCTV at our offices and may retain recordings.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you or any third party and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including:
Please note that we may record telephone (both mobile and landline) conversations and keep copies of electronic communications. We may retain copies of these recordings and electronic communications for a period of at least five years (or longer if required for legal and regulatory purposes).
We will only use your personal data in accordance with applicable laws. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of product/service experience or other transactions.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table in paragraph 4 above.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow our third-party service providers to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Some of our external third parties may have operations based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) so their processing of your personal data may involve a transfer of data outside the EEA. We currently transfer data to the following countries outside of the EEA:
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the EEA.
We have put in place appropriate technical and organisational security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request by contacting us.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see below for further information.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.
You have the right to:
Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.
No fee usually required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us.
Performance of Contract means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.
Internal Third Parties
Findlay Park Investment Management Limited who is based in the United Kingdom and provides IT and system administration services.
External Third Parties
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