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Director or co-investor

If you are a director or a co-investor of a fund or company which we have invested in:

  • Personal information about you, e.g. name, age, gender, title, date of birth
  • Contact information, e.g. email, phone number, address, postcode
  • Company information, e.g. employer company name, company registration number, company address, job title at company
  • Event attendance information (where applicable), e.g. attendance at events, special dietary requirements
  • Online technical information automatically captured when you visit the Website, e.g. IP address, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data. We will not store or use this information except as required for system administration of our web server. See the section “Cookies and other technical information” in our Privacy Policy for further details
  • Verification/identification information e.g. passport/driving licence numbers, tax certificate records and any other personal information contained within these documents (e.g. photos, gender, age, nationality, date of birth). This includes copies of any electronic checks we have, with your consent, completed or that have been completed by third parties on our behalf, for example by a Custodian
  • Any other personal information contained in investment panel papers and company reports
Please note that where Mercia’s investment has been made through the facilitation of third party funding (e.g. from the British Business Bank), such third party organisations may have a contractual right with us to audit all personal data collected about you for KYC and investment verification purposes. In these instances the relevant third party lenders will be acting as controllers of your personal data and will have their own privacy policies for how they process your personal data.

Purpose for processing

Legal basis

Managing our investment in your company

Performance of a contract

Verifying your identity and preventing fraud (e.g. KYC and AML checks)

Compliance with our legal obligations

Fulfilling any legal or regulatory obligations (e.g. producing HMRC or international tax reports, performing suspicious transactions checks, recording phone lines for transmissions and executions of investment orders, and providing bi-annual investment reports to the FCA)

Compliance with our legal obligations

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