Our Privacy Policy

Patterson-Mills Financial Planning believes, especially in this digital age, that the privacy and security of your personal information is a serious matter.

When we ask you to provide us with information, including personal data, we do so in order to offer you the best possible service that we can.  We will not share your information with any third party outside of Patterson-Mills Financial Planning without your permission and your data will always be managed in accordance with relevant laws and regulations in the UK.

We may also use the data we collect to provide you with the most relevant, personalised, content within our websites, emails and other types of communications.

We may, from time to time, use search engine services, such as those offered by Google, Yahoo or others.  These services may use cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information about your use of the website (including your IP address) would usually be sent to, and stored by, the search engine concerned.  The computer servers used by such search engines may be outside of the UK, often located in the United States. This information is gathered purely for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, creating records of website activity for our own analysis and to help us work out how best to provide other services by reference to such website activity and internet usage.  The search engine company may transfer your usage information to third parties where required by law, or in the event that a third party is employed by them to process the information on their behalf.  At no time will your personal IP address be associated directly with any other data held by any search engine.  You are able to refuse the acceptance of cookies by choosing the appropriate settings on your internet browser software, but please be aware that if you do, in some instances you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by a search engine company in the way, and for the uses, outlined above.

What are Cookies?

‘Cookies’ are small amounts of data that are transferred to your web browser, to us or our search engine / service providers.  These data files are in common use by websites generally and they help us understand more about the way in which our website is used by those who visit and view its pages.

The information is used to improve our website and the service we are able to offer.

Communications between us

To keep you fully informed of our services and how they might be of benefit to you, Patterson-Mills Financial Planning may contact you by mail, email and other means of communication to provide you with the information you have requested about one of our services.

We may also provide you with information or other offers, though. if you don’t want to receive such information you are welcome to write us to let us know at: Patterson-Mills Financial Planning, 7 Furzton Lake, Shirwell Crescent, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK4 1GA.

External links

We will provide links to external websites at various places on our website and at various times.  However, Patterson-Mills Financial Planning is not responsible for the content of external internet websites.

What you agree to when dealing with us

By providing us with your personal information:

1.  You agree that the information we hold about you can be held on computer and/or paper files.

2.  You agree that any information which you provide to us, including about sensitive matters such as your health and medical information, may be disclosed to appropriate third parties for the purpose of processing any relevant application and for ongoing administration purposes, in providing you with an ongoing service, but for no other purpose.