Data protection policy

SVS Securities Plc is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller, for the processing of Personal Data under the Data Protection Act 1998.

What we do with your information

The information you provide in your registration form for either becoming a member of the SVS website or to be contacted regarding specific information with SVS Securities plc will be stored digitally and securely on a computer or in any other way and will be used by us together with any other information to:

We may tell you about products or services or invite you to take part in offers, of ours and other organisations which are connected with SVS Securities plc which We consider may be of interest to you. We may do this by post, by telephone (including by way of automatic dialling by fax), by e-mail or via our website.

If you do not wish to receive this information, please confirm this in writing to us. Please note that if you do so, we will not be able to tell you about products, services or various offers that may benefit you. We will, of course, continue to inform you about any important changes to the terms under which your account is operated.

You are entitled, on payment of a fee, to a copy of the details and information we hold about you if you contact us in writing. Alternatively, please call us on 020 3700 0100 for more information.

Use of 'Cookies' on Our Website

EU Privacy & Electronic Communications Directive

When you visit the SVS Securities plc website, 'cookies' will be stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your browser, which allow us to store your details and provide features to enhance and improve your visits to the website. We use cookies on our website to ensure that when you log into your account that you are the account holder and ensure your account security. Most browsers allow the cookie function to be turned off. If You want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. As we are defined as a ‘transactional’ site under the EU Privacy & Electronic Communications Directive, we will be unable to offer you online account services if you remove the cookies from your computer as you will be unable to use the site securely.

You can read our cookie policy in full here.

Cookie Policy

Like most websites, we use cookies to help enhance your enjoyment of our site.

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser. They're used for many things, such as remembering whether you've visited the site before, so that you remain logged in - or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but don't include personal information about you (they don't store your name, for instance).

This policy explains how we use cookies - and, below, how you can control the cookies that may be used on this site (not all of them are used on every site).

About this Cookie policy

In this Cookie Policy, when we refer to any of our Websites, we mean any website operated by or on behalf of SVS Securities plc or its subsidiaries and affiliates, regardless of how you access the network. This Cookie Policy forms part of and is incorporated into our Website Terms and Conditions.

By accessing the Website, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply whenever you access the Website on any device.

Any changes to this policy will be posted here. We reserve the right to vary this Cookie Policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

Our use of cookies

We may collect information automatically when you visit the Website, using cookies.

The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.

You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, we can't guarantee that your experience with the Website will be as good as if you do allow cookies.

The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser - remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:

Types of cookie that may be used during your visit to the Website:

The following types of cookie are used on this site. We don't list every single cookie used by name - but for each type of cookie we tell you how you can control its use.

Risk Warning: All investments carry risks. The price of shares, CFDS and other investments, and the income derived from them, may fall as well as rise and the amount realised may be less than the original capital invested. There is an extra risk of losing money when shares are bought in a period of high volatility. The extent and value of any ISA tax advantages or benefits may vary according to your individual circumstances.

The levels and bases of taxation may be subject to change. Forecasts are not a reliable indicator of future performance and past performance is not a guarantee of future success. You should carefully consider your own financial circumstances before dealing in the stock market. You may not get back the full amount invested. with an independent financial adviser authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 who specialises in advising on the acquisition of shares and other securities.