Terms and Conditions

Types of Information We Collect

We collect and process information relating to the above reasons/purposes. This information may include:

For Operational Purposes

• personal details

• family, lifestyle and social circumstances

• business activities of the person whose personal information we are processing

• goods and services provided

• financial details

• education details

• employment details

We also collect and process sensitive classes of information that may include:

• physical or mental health details

• offences and alleged offences

• racial or ethnic origin

• religious or other beliefs of a similar nature

We only collect information that is relevant to our services and necessary to identify you.

For Marketing Purposes

– contact data held – we include our clients and prospective clients business contact details:

First & Last name, Company Name, Business Telephone and Mobile Numbers, Office and Email Addresses.

Why Do We Collect This Information

We collect and process personal information to enable us to provide consultancy and advisory services, to promote our services, to maintain our own accounts and records and to support and manage our employees.


To protect information and prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have initiated various physical and electronic controls. However, you should be aware that by using our Website and its related services, your information will pass through third party infrastructures that are not under our control.

Unfortunately, the internet is not a completely secure environment. Therefore, we are unable to guarantee that hackers or unauthorised persons will not gain access to your personal information despite our best efforts.


We use “cookies” to identify you when you visit our website and to allow registered users to have access to information about their account. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your hard drive and usage is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information whilst on this website. You can always choose to not receive a cookie by enabling your web browser to refuse cookies or prompt before accepting a cookie, although this may impact on your ability to use our website.

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Amendments to Data

For purposes of the Data Protection Act (1998), the controller of all information collected on this website is: SDS Investigators, Kemp House, 152-160 ,City Road,London, EC1V 2NX.

If you wish to view, delete or amend any of the information we hold on you, this can be done by contacting us through the website or by writing to us at the address provided above. We will not charge for amending or deleting personal information, but may charge for viewing information held on you as specified in the Data Protection Act (1998).

Third Parties

SDS Investigators does not and will never pass your information to any third party without your prior authorisation. Where information is collected on our behalf by third parties (such as for the purposes of surveys), we will ensure that they comply with our policy as outlined in this document.

Direct Marketing

SDS Investigators will only ever contact you with marketing information where you have requested to receive it. If at any time you do not wish to receive such information, then you may ask us to amend our records appropriately (see section on Amendments to Data).

Disclosure of Personal Information

We take your privacy, and our relationship with you, very seriously, and we do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your information to third parties, other than as described in this Policy and with your consent. If however we obliged or are required to by law then we will disclose your information. We may also disclose your personal information where we are allowed by law to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of others and in the detection and prevention of crime, such as theft and fraud