Short Form
Privacy Policy

Last updated in March 2024.


  • This short form privacy notice details how we use your personal data when processing your loan agreement and providing such ancillary services to you. This privacy notice should be read in conjunction with our full privacy notice which it supplements. It can be found at available at


Specialist Lending Limited is an English company with its registered office at The Square, Basing View, Basingstoke, England RG21 4EB, it uses the trading name “Duologi” (“Duologi”, “we”, “us, “our”). Duologi is the data controller responsible for your personal data. 


When you enter into a loan agreement with us, we may process your personal data such as your name and contact information (e.g. email address, postal address and telephone number), your payment information (e.g. annual salary and bank details). 

We will collect this information from different sources, for example any information you provide to us directly, provided to us by a broker, from publicly available sources, and from credit reference or fraud prevention agencies.

When you apply to us for a loan, we will obtain information about you from credit reference and fraud prevention agencies to help us decide your application and making decisions about you. This will initially be a ‘soft’ search that will be recorded by the credit reference agency, but only visible to you and us. If your loan application is accepted, we may then convert this to a ‘hard’ search, a record of this will be visible to other organisations making searches. 


We will use (‘process’) this information so that we can assess your application, to provide you any services you have requested, maintain our user databases and to keep a record of how our services are being used. It will also be used for any marketing communications you have consented to receive. 

It is necessary for us to use your personal data to perform our obligations in accordance with any contract that we may have with you directly or via one of our merchant partners, or it is in our legitimate interest or a merchant’s legitimate interest to use personal data in such a way to ensure that we provide our services in an effective, safe and efficient way. 


We use service providers who process your information on our behalf. This will include credit reference agencies, IT and payment service providers, our financing partners, collections agencies, and partners who have introduced you to us or we have been introduced to you.

We may also share your information with law enforcement or other government and regulatory agencies and bodies. These are detailed in our full 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 by visiting CIFAS’ website to access the National Fraud Database fair processing notice (at

When we share personal data with others, we put contractual arrangements and security mechanisms in place to protect the information shared and to comply with our data protection, confidentiality and security obligations. 


We will keep your information for at least as long as you have a relationship with us, after this point we will continue to retain your information for no longer than is necessary before we securely dispose or anonymise it.

This period will usually be 7 years – unless we are required to keep it for longer because of any other legal or regulatory requirements.



You have several rights under the Data Protection legislation. These are detailed in our full privacy notice and include your right to make a complaint, see what information we hold on you, ask us to correct or restrict processing your information, to share it with a third party and other rights