Privacy Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy applies to the use of your data obtained by BVL et Co (“we”). We collect and use personal data on the basis that it is in legitimate interest to do so, for example, to provide a service to our clients.

We collect and maintain personal information that you voluntarily submit to us during your use of our website and/or during your communication with us including through our services.

We do not collect any other information from our website. Our website may however contain links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to our website. When you use a link to another website you should read the privacy policy of that site.

We collect information when you contact us via phone, email, or other means and throughout our relationship. This information is collected, processed, and securely stored to comply with regulations and to perform our services or contract with clients. We may also record and monitor phone calls and text messages made to or by us to comply with regulatory obligations.

We will keep the information as long as is necessary to perform our services and to comply with regulatory requirements.

Who do we share your information with?

We share information with:

  • third parties where you have given us consent;
  • our IT providers and services providers to provide and maintain the provision of our services;
  • our appointed auditors, accountants, lawyers, and other professional advisers, to the extent that they require access to the information;
  • fraud prevention agencies and other organizations to allow us to undertake the relevant checks;
  • the Financial Conduct Authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office, or any relevant regulatory authority where they are entitled to require disclosure;
  • if required to do so to meet applicable law, the order of a Court or market rules and codes of practice applicable to the circumstances at the time;
  • relevant authorities to investigate or prevent fraud or activities believed to be illegal or otherwise in breach of applicable law;
  • if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; or
  • if BVL’s assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it about its clients may be one of the transferred assets.
  • third parties where it is in our legitimate interest or a third party’s legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best client service we can to you or others;

To provide the services, we may need to transfer your personal information to locations outside the jurisdiction in which you provide it.

If you are based within the European Economic Area (EEA), please note that where necessary to deliver the services we will transfer personal information to countries outside the EEA.

We will not lend or sell your information to third parties.

Where it is in our legitimate interests, we may send you information about our services and we may also use your name and address to post invitations to events that may reasonably be considered to be of interest to you.

Your rights

You have certain rights in respect of the data we hold relating to you. Details of these rights can also be found on the Information Commissioner’s website. You are entitled to a copy of the information we hold about you in a portable format or otherwise, to request rectification, erasure, or restriction of processing of the information we hold about you, and to object to processing. Please note that the application of these rights varies according to the legal basis used to process your data. In certain circumstances, we are required to retain copies of the information we hold about you by regulation. In this instance, we will not be able to erase or modify the data.

To exercise these rights or if you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact us using the information at the end of this notice.

We endeavor to keep your information accurate however if at any time after giving us this information it becomes out of date, then we ask you to notify us directly and we shall remove or amend the information within a reasonable time frame and per legislative requirements.


Internet communication, which includes email, is not secure. The protection of data by encryption is possible provided that the encryption method (protocol) used is current and the correct procedure for encryption and decryption is followed at all times. We cannot accept any responsibility for unauthorized access by a third party or the loss, theft, or modification of data while it is being sent to us by email. For security purposes, we may monitor emails received or issued by us.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated in May 2018. We reserve the right to update this privacy notice at any time and we will advise you when we make any substantial update to it.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy notice or the information, we hold about you please contact us at or by post at the address below: