Once your application is received, we may call you to confirm the information you have provided. We will send you an application form for you to sign along with important information about the account by email or post. You will be able to confirm whether you consent to receiving information about financial products and services from Bank of Ireland (UK) plc on the application form you will receive.
Before continuing with your application, please read the following information.
Your Personal Information
We (Bank of Ireland (UK) plc) take your privacy seriously and we want you to be clear about how we use your personal information.
Please read our Privacy Notice which explains, for example:
- The types of personal information we collect
- How we use your personal information
- Who we share your personal information with
- Your personal information rights
In order to process your application we will supply your personal information to credit reference agencies (CRAs) and they will give us information about you. We do this to check your identity and prevent criminal activity. If you take banking services from us we may also make periodic searches at CRAs to manage your account with us. CRAs will share your information with other organisations. Your data will also be linked to the data of your spouse, any joint applicants or other financial associates. The identities of the CRAs, and the ways in which they use and share personal information, are explained in more detail in our Privacy Notice.
The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with fraud prevention agencies who will use it to prevent fraud and money-laundering and to verify your identity. If fraud is detected, you could be refused certain services, finance or employment. Further details of how your information will be used by us and these fraud prevention agencies, and your data protection rights, can be found in our Privacy Notice.
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