Privacy, Data Protection and sharing of information

This privacy policy explains what information the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority collects and what that information is used for.

This Site is owned by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. By submitting information about yourself or others to this Site, you on your own behalf and on behalf of others consent to its use as set out in this consent notice. We may also record information about the way you have used our Site to improve the way it operates.

Personal data that you provide to us will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2002 of the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man Financial Services Authority is the Data Controller of your personal data for the purposes of the Act.

We need this data to help us to meet our statutory objectives and for research purposes.

Where it is lawful to do so, we may share personal data that you provide to the Isle of Man Government and to Associated Businesses. Government Technology Services Division (‘GTS’), which is part of the Cabinet Office of the Isle of Man Government, and some Associated Businesses provide the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority with technological support services under data processor contracts. Therefore GTS and Associated Businesses will have access to your personal data for the purpose of providing this service.

The information that you supply may be transmitted by any usual means including the Internet.

Any communication you make with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority or with an individual on the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority ’s website may be monitored for quality control and security purposes.

In accordance with data protection legislation, we will provide a means for you to check and where appropriate amend the personal data about you which we have recorded. Any person wishing to access their personal data should write to the Chief Executive of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority, Email: [email protected], Telephone: +44 (0)1624-646000. We may charge a fee of up to a maximum of £10 to process a personal data subject access request. 

For your convenience we have included links on this Site to other websites that we believe you may find useful. These websites will each have their own privacy statement, which may differ from that of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Any other websites are not within the control of the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority.

  • By using this Site, you are agreeing to the collection and use of any personal information sent to the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority in accordance with our privacy statement.
  • Before you provide the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority with any personal data about a third party you must obtain the correct authority from the individual concerned and undertake to keep that individual advised about how the information of that individual will be used.

July 2017