NJP Windows Limited
Unit 1 Kings Castle Business Park
NJP Windows Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. Our company is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (ICO), in order to make transparent our data handling practices, and complies with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) effective from May 2018.
Good information handling makes good business sense. By doing this we believe we will enhance our business’s reputation, increase customer and employee confidence, and by making sure personal information is accurate, relevant and safe, save both time and money.
Our organisation act as a Data Controller as we keep or process information about living people and must comply with certain important rules about how we collect and use personal information.
Lawful Basis for Processing
Our firm must have a valid lawful basis in order to process a person’s data and be able to demonstrate the processing of data is “necessary” in order to provide our products and services. There are six lawful bases.
Our organisation process on the basis of the following:
CONTRACT - We may have to process information to fulfil our contractual obligations to provide a quotation, or act as credit intermediary in a finance agreement, or provide a warranty. In this instance the processing is necessary for the performance of the contract.
LEGAL OBLIGATION - We may have to process information for health and safety reasons. In this instance Health and Safety is legislation.
LEGITIMATE INTERESTS - In many instances the processing is necessary, for example to ultimately create a finance plan through a lender when acting as a credit intermediary or carrying out a Customer Survey Report.
CONSENT - We ask person’s to positively opt in if they want to receive further information on an alternative product or service that we market separately.
We do not process special category data.
Collection of Information – Your consent
We may collect personal information from you if you provide it voluntarily. If you do provide personal information to use, we will assume that you have read this Privacy Notice and have consented to us using your personal information in the ways described in this Policy and at the point where you give us your personal information. If, after providing us with personal information, you later decide that you do not want us to use it for particular purposes, then please write to us at the address shown.
Collection of your Information
We may collect and process the following data:
Information you provide when buying our products or services;
Information you provide to us by filling in our forms;
Information collected through correspondence with our Sales and/or Customer Relations teams;
Information you provide to us through the recruitment process;
Information you provide to us in order to register for alerts;
Social Media interaction;
Statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns for the administration of your application for employment;
We may require you to submit personally identifiable information in order for you to make use of our services. You confirm that any information you enter or provide will be true. We will only request and collect information which is necessary or reasonable in order to provide you with your requested services and to improve the services that we provide. It will not be a requirement to provide any additional information which is not needed to provide the services.
Reasons for Collection of your Information
In the course of our dealing with you we may collect and process certain information about you, including your name, date of birth, address, contact details (including your email address and contact telephone number), payment details (where applicable), and other information about you in respect of which services and products may be provided. Your personal information may be used by us, our employees, contractors or agents to:
Warranty, maintenance and guarantee information;
Any information which we consider may be required by the Health and Safety notice, product recall or modification;
Industry Body Documentation and records;
Records of Advice given;
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose personal information held by us to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, personal information held by us will be one of the transferred assets.
Your personal information may also be used by us, our employees or agents if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce any agreement we have with or otherwise concerning you, or to protect our rights, property or safety or those of our customers, employees or other third parties.
With whom do we share your personal information?
Third parties such as our Principal, the Financial Conduct Authority, a finance lender (where applying for a finance option where we act as a credit intermediary), a finance credit broker, credit reference agencies (who may check the information against other databases, public or private to which they have access), or fraud prevention agencies. This information may come from your interactions with us or them through applying for finance or other consumer finance product; or ascertain from the way in which the loan is administered and managed.
In connection with the above purposes, your personal information may be transferred to, or otherwise processed by third party service providers acting on our behalf, our agents and law enforcement authorities (including the police).
Access to Information
The GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal information held about you. You also have the right to ask for inaccuracies in information to be corrected. Any access request is not subject to a fee unless the requests are unreasonable in which case a fee may be charged and will be disclosed at the time of request. A copy of the information held about you by us can be requested by writing to us at the address shown.
Transfer of Information Abroad
We will not transfer your personal information outside the EU without first obtaining your consent.
Change of Policy
We may occasionally change the Privacy Notice to reflect customer and company feedback. Any changes will be shown on this page.
Our business has the effective processes to identify, report, manage and resolve any personal data breaches.
Dealing with Data Protection Complaints
We aim to comply fully with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations. If a customer has any questions or concerns regarding our company’s management of personal data including their right to access data about themselves, then they should contact Adam Crake the director, who is responsible for ensuring our company is compliant with data protection and is the nominated data protection lead or Data Protection Officer (DPO).
If our company holds inaccurate information, then the customer should write to our firm at the address shown providing the director with any evidence to show what the information should say keeping copies of the correspondence. If after a reasonable amount of time (28 days is recommended) the information has not been corrected, then the customer can make a complaint.
There are two courses of action:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) initiative is primarily based on the obligation set out in Principle 6 requiring a firm to pay due regard to the interests of its clients and treat them fairly. NJP Windows Limited is fully committed to TCF and this Policy has been designed to demonstrate the application of TCF during the course of our day to day activities.
TCF is embedded throughout the FCA’s Handbook and NJP Windows Limited supports the TCF initiative and satisfies the FCA’s six core consumer outcomes which explain what it wants TCF to achieve for consumers. These are:
Consumers can be confident they are dealing with firms where TCF is central to the corporate culture.
Products and services marketed and sold in the retail market are designed to meet the needs of identified consumer groups and targeted accordingly.
Consumers are provided with clear information and are kept appropriately informed before, during and after the point of sale.
Where consumers receive advice, the advice is suitable and takes account of their circumstances.
Consumers are provided with products that perform as firms have led them to expect and the associated service is both of an acceptable standard and as they have been led to expect.
Consumers do not face unreasonable post-sale barriers imposed by firms to change product, switch provider, submit a claim or make a complaint.
Our TCF Mission Statement
We will act with integrity in everything that we do and aim to be in partnership with our clients.
Our TCF Principles
Customers will be provided with clear information and kept appropriately informed before, during and after the point of sale.
If we give advice to our customers, the advice will be suitable and take account of their circumstances.
Our level of service and product performance will meet the expectations of our customers as far as reasonably possible.
We will ensure that there is no barrier for customers to express their requests, concerns or complaints, and will always be responsive to them.
Products and services will be designed to meet the needs of clients.
Assessing and implementing our TCF Principles
All NJP Windows Limited financial promotions and marketing literature are reviewed to ensure that they are appropriate for the target audience and are presented in a clear, fair and not misleading manner.
Sales, Advice, Management
When providing advice, NJP Windows Limited’s advisers obtain a detailed understanding of the clients’ investment objectives, their level of expertise and their attitude to risk so that their recommendations are suitable. We ensure that our clients understand the risks involved with any service or product offered and are aware of all applicable charges.
We classify all our clients correctly to ensure they are offered the appropriate level of protection. Investment and asset allocation decisions are regularly reviewed by the relevant committee.
Post-Sale Information and Support
NJP Windows Limited strives to keep its clients informed at all times. Appropriate records are provided as required and on an ongoing basis. We have appropriate capacity and processing arrangements in place to ensure continuous support and no post-sale barriers.
Policies and Procedures
NJP Windows Limited has a number of policies and procedures that are relevant to the fair treatment of clients and also achieve adherence to FCA requirements, these are (this not an exhaustive list):
• Order Execution Policy
• Conflicts of Interest Policy
• Data Protection Policy
• Personal Account Dealing Policy
• Training and Competence Policy
• Complaint Handling Procedures
• Financial Promotions Procedures
NJP Windows Limited produces MI in order to assess its performance against TCF principles. We ensure that MI is accurate, timely, consistent and relevant in order to assist the business in making informed decisions in the best interests of our clients. NJP Windows Limited produces MI reports which are reviewed regularly by senior managers, directors and board members in various committee meetings.
NJP Windows Limited ensures that all advisers and staff are familiar with the fundamental principles of TCF. In addition, where applicable, advisers and staff are trained in order to suitably advise on and efficiently explain and provide our products and services. We make sure that all of our advisers and staff achieve the necessary qualifications and training in order to carry out their job functions with the required competence level. We undertake regular monitoring and assessment of our advisers and staff so that we can be certain of their competence.
NJP Windows Limited has a compliance team who is independent and regularly monitors all key areas of regulatory compliance including TCF.
NJP Windows Limited operates a remuneration model that mitigates sales bias and rewards non-sales staff in a way that would not negatively impact the treatment of its clients.
NJP Windows Limited aims to provide excellent customer service and complaint handling is a major component of its TCF measures. We deal with customer complaints fairly and objectively and attempt to put things right as quickly as possible, in accordance with the rules laid down by the FCA. All complaints are recorded and monitored by our compliance team and reported and analysed in company MI and committee meetings.
NJP Windows Limited’s culture is and has been throughout the years in line with the outcomes stipulated by the FCA’s TCF initiative. However, we frequently review our policies, procedures and practices to ensure that TCF remains a crucial part of our business.
We ask our clients to provide us feedback, sometimes formally through customer surveys, so that we can improve our service. The information we collate from our clients can be reflected in company MI and reviewed by senior managers, directors and board members to help shape any strategic decisions.
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NJP WINDOWS LIMITED is an Introducer Appointed Representative and provides a pure client Introduction through Improveasy Ltd., a company registered in England and Wales (Co. Reg. number 7807352). Registered Office: Manchester Business Park, 3000 Aviator Way, Manchester M22 5TG. The firm is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 708623). The firm is authorised as a Broker, not a Lender, and offers credit facilities from a panel of lenders. A small fee is earned by Improveasy upon activation of a finance plan. The credit is subject to application and status