The information you provide on this application form (and subsequently) will be held and processed by us as a data controller for the purposes of meeting our contract with you.  We may hold and process information for the administration of the service(s) for which you are currently applying or may apply for in the future, for the operation of investments in units/shares; we may also use your data for the purpose of performance monitoring through statistical analysis for our own legitimate interests.

The personal information we hold will have been directly gathered through:-

I.            Direct communication with you or your office

II.            Investors that have appointed you to their account

III.            The FCA website

IV.            Marketing efforts

V.            Other direct sources

We may also have gathered supplementary information through:-

I.            Credit reference agencies

II.            Anti-fraud or anti-money laundering services

III.            Public websites

We may disclose your information where required by law or to the organisations listed below in order to provide our services:

Bravura Services.  Bravura services provide Margetts with a hosted service to manage and store the register of investors

External Auditors

Electronic Anti-Money Laundering or Fraud Services

Printing Services

For electronic verification checks, Margetts works alongside SmartCredit Ltd trading as SmartSearch which acts as a joint data controller with us to help us comply with fraud and anti-money laundering requirements.  Their Privacy Policy has further information on how your data is handled:

For more information about the how your data is processed, retained and deleted or to read more about your rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) please read our Privacy Notice or contact

If you are not happy with the way we have handled your data, and are unable to resolve the issue with us personally, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (