This statement explains how we handle and use the personal information we collect about our clients, prospective clients, purchasers and enquirers for processes relating to our operations and activities as a business broker.

If and when changes are made to this statement, we will prepare an updated version and post it on this website.

Who we are

The controller for your personal information is:-

Gator Business Sales
3 Centennial Close

Our website address is:

The person responsible for data protection within our business is Susan Martin, Partner.

How we use your personal information

We collect and process your personal information for the following purposes:-

  • To enable us to provide business broker services to our clients;
  • To send details of clients’ businesses to prospective buyers and enquirers;
  • To promote the services we offer;
  • To maintain our own accounts and records.

Our normal legal basis for processing your personal information is your consent, which you gave on signing our sole selling agreement, by making an enquiry via the contact form on our website or via one of the third party business transfer portals on which we advertise, by email or telephone. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

We are legally required to hold some types of personal information to comply with statutory obligations.

Type of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:-

  • Personal details
  • Employment details
  • Financial details
  • Services provided

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about:-

  • Clients
  • Potential clients
  • Enquirers
  • Suppliers
  • Advisers and professional consultants

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themselves and also with their agents and other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of GDPR.  The following are the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons:-

  • Associates or representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing
  • Suppliers and service providers
  • Financial organisations
  • Credit reference agencies
  • Business associates and other professional advisers

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

How we keep your personal information

We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and prevent unauthorised access or use of it.

Your rights

You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you. You also have the right to ask us to correct any inaccurate personal information we hold about you, to delete personal information, or otherwise restrict our processing, or to object to processing or communications, or to receive an electronic copy of the personal information you provided to us.  This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

If you have any questions or concerns about how your personal information is used, please contact us via any of the methods given on this website.

Gator Business Sales is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration reference: ZA031919.

If you remain unhappy with the way your information is being handled, or with the response received from us, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF, or via their website:

Last updated: 25 May 2018.