Privacy Policy2024-03-01T08:37:16+00:00

Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the obligations of Murdoch Asset Management a trading name of IWP Financial Planning Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, (“we”, “our”, “us”) when collecting, processing and disclosing your personal data.  This policy also explains how we protect any personal data we obtain directly or passively from you or where we obtain personal information indirectly from other sources.  This policy also sets out your rights in relation to how we process your personal information.

Murdoch Asset Management is the Data Controller of your personal data for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018.

This Privacy Policy applies to current, past or perspective clients and relates to all services offered by us, except where otherwise noted.

We have done our best to present the information in this policy in clear and plain language, and we have structured it in a way to allow you to quickly find the information that is most important to you.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact or telephone 01420 83517

CONTACT US2022-05-31T17:11:40+01:00

Any questions or queries relating to how we process your personal data should be addressed to:

The Compliance Officer

Murdoch Asset Management
6 Oriel Court
Omega Park
GU34 2YT
Tel: 01420 83517


We are committed to transparency, ensuring that your privacy is protected and that your data is used and retained fairly, transparently and in compliance with the data protection regulation.

We will make sure that we have appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to keep your personal data secure and to protect against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss alteration, disclosure or access.  We will provide a level of security appropriate to the risk presented by the nature of the processing we do.

RETENTION PERIOD2022-05-31T17:10:55+01:00

We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was gained.  If the personal data is no longer necessary, or where we no longer have the legal basis for processing we will delete or fully anonymise the data we hold on you.  If your data becomes inaccurate, we will update it accordingly.

Where we have a contract with you, we will retain your data for the period of that contract and thereafter in line with our legal obligations.

YOUR RIGHTS2022-05-31T17:10:31+01:00

You have the following rights relating to your data:

  • Right of access: you have the right of access to any personal information we hold about you. You can ask us for a copy of your personal information; confirmation whether your personal information is being used by us; details about how and why it is being used.
  • Right to update your information: if any of the information we hold is inaccurate, you can ask us to make any necessary amendments.
  • Right of deletion: you have a right to ask us to delete any personal information which we are holding about you.
  • Right to restrict use of your information: you have a right to ask us to restrict the way that we process your personal information.
  • Right to data portability: you have a right to ask us to provide your personal information to a third party provider of services.
  • Right to object: you have a right to ask us to consider any valid objections which you have to our use of your personal information where we process your personal information on the basis of our or another person’s legitimate interest.

We will consider all such requests and provide our response within a reasonable period.

Please note, however, that certain personal information may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, for example if we need to keep using the information to comply with our own obligations or to establish, exercise or defend claims.

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH2022-05-31T17:10:00+01:00

Where we have a legal basis we may share or provide access to your personal data to:

  • To our IT and systems providers
  • To our appointed auditors, accountants and legal/professional advisors
  • To our regulators, The Financial Conduct Authority and the Information Commissioner’s Office, or any relevant regulatory authority where they are entitled to require disclosure
  • If required to do so by law
  • In the event that we sell or buy or sell any business or assets
  • With your consent trusted third party partners such as accountants and solicitors
HOW WILL WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?2022-05-31T17:09:38+01:00

We will only process your data where we have a legal basis to do so. We use your personal data in order to provide you with the requested products or services, to allow us to communicate with you in response to any enquiry and to administer your account.

We may use your data to improve or maintain the services we offer to you, to inform you about our products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We will never share your data with any other third party, other than those stated in this policy, nor use your data for any other purpose, unless we firstly gain your explicit consent to do so.

You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data



We use various technology to collect and store information about you when you use our website, including the use of cookies to identify your browser or device what are cookies? 


We may rely on a number of legal bases for collecting and further processing your personal data, which are:

  • Consent
  • Contractual Necessity
  • Legal Obligation
  • Legitimate Interest

For more information on our legal basis for processing your personal data, please click here


We collect personal data about you in a number of ways.

We obtain personal data that you provide to us directly, or from other organisations with whom you have agreed that we may obtain information.  We do not use social media to gather data, nor use your location data if you access our website from your smartphone.

Information gained directly from you

We process personal data that we have gained directly from you in order to provide the requested products or services in connection with our business relationship or because we are legally required to do so.  We gain personal information via:

  • The online or offline application process
  • Face-to-face/email/telephone communications, and throughout our relationship with you
  • Registration for seminars and other marketing events
  • Business cards
  • When entering into a contract with us to supply you with our products and services.

Information gained indirectly about you

In addition, we may also collect your personal data, which is gained indirectly or passively, such as:

  • Service data – personal data that is provided in the course of the use of our services
  • Enquiry data – information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding our services
  • Correspondence data – information contained in or relating to any communication that we have with you.

What information we collect about you

We collect the following type of personal data about you:

  • Your name, and contact information such as address, email address and telephone number;
  • Your date of birth and national insurance number (or other tax identification number);
  • Verification of Identity information such as Passport information, driving licence etc
  • Your financial planning objectives
  • Financial information, employment history, nationality and dependents;
  • Health information
  • Your marketing preferences.