Torca is committed to protecting your privacy. We believe in using your personal information to make things simpler and better for you. Torca will always keep your personal information safe and be clear and open with you about why we collect your personal information and how we use it.
Information you provide to us
Whilst some data will be collected automatically by Our Site, other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it, for example, when signing up for an Account. Additionally, we will collect information when you fill out a form, complete a transaction, respond to surveys, opt-in to receive communications or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect are as follows:
Information we collect automatically
When you access or use Torca's Services, we automatically collect information as follows:
We may use your information to:
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message, or post with information, news and offers on Our services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulation and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.
We may disclose any information we collect about you, whether you are a current or former client, including nonpublic personal information and any other information we collect, to any other companies in our group, and with nonaffiliated third parties. Nonaffiliated parties may include non-financial companies such as email service providers and fraud verification services, and others such as other Torca users with which you engage in transactions. We may make such disclosures:
(1) To service providers that perform marketing services on our behalf
(2) For our everyday business purposes, such as to process transactions, maintain accounts, respond to court orders and legal investigations or report to credit bureaus. For example, in connection with our everyday business purposes, we may share information about you as follows:
(3) If we are under a duty to disclose or share your information to comply with our legal obligations
Other than in connection with a merger, sale of Torca’s assets, financing or acquisition, we will not sell or rent any of your information to third parties for their own marketing purposes, however we may share your information within our group of companies.
Please note that third parties that support our customer identification and anti-fraud controls may retain and use information about you to perform services on our behalf and to improve their services. By using our Services, you consent to the retention and use of such information by these providers to improve their services.
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information with our affiliated companies or nonaffiliated third parties, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
We implement reasonable security practices and procedures to help protect the confidentiality and security of your information, including any nonpublic personal information. We protect your information using reasonable physical, technical and administrative security measures, including by limiting access to your information to employees with a need to know only.
You may access and review or update your online account information at any time by logging into your account and viewing your profile. If you want to close your account, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, please note that if you close your account, we may retain your information as required by law or for our legitimate business purposes, such as to collect fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, prevent fraud or enforce our user agreements.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from Torca by following the instructions in those communications. You may also opt out of receiving the Torca newsletter or certain administrative emails by modifying your communications preferences through the settings feature of your online account. If you opt out of receiving promotional communications, we may still send you transactional or relationship messages, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
Future mobile applications may collect precise geolocation information from your mobile device with your prior consent. If you initially consent to our collection of location information, you may be able to subsequently stop the collection of this information through your device operating system settings. You may also stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove our mobile applications from your device.
We use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies expire when you log out of your account or close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or mobile device until you erase them, or they otherwise expire. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You are free to decline most of our cookies if your browser or browser add-on permits but choosing to remove or disable our cookies may interfere with your use and functionality of the Torca Services. Additionally, we may use certain persistent cookies that are not affected by your browser settings but will use such cookies solely for identity verification and fraud prevention purposes. For more information about cookies and how to block, delete or disable them, please refer to your browser instructions.
You have a right to access the information we hold about you. Requests will be handled promptly, and in all cases within one month of us receiving the request. We do not charge a fee for providing you with details of the information we hold about you, however we reserve the right to refuse the request or charge a reasonable fee to meet our costs in the case of requests that are unfounded or deemed excessive in nature. Should this be the case we will notify you of the reason for the decision and provide you with details of our complaints policy.