Deceased Preference Service
Data protection law says that the personal information we hold about you must be:
If you have any questions about this notice or how we collect and use personal information about you please contact us.
Deceased Preference Service Information Collection
Information on deceased individuals
This website provides a data collection form for the purpose of collecting personal information on the deceased including name, address, date of birth, date of death, and their death certificate number if applicable.
There is also a freephone telephone number for people who would rather call in with this information.
Registration on the Deceased Preference Service is free. When you sign up to the Deceased Preference Service, we will use the information that you provide on the deceased individual in our Mortascreen and Halo data files. These databases are respectively used by companies to stop marketing communications, for research purposes, fraud prevention and ID verification processes.
Information on registrants to the Deceased Preference Service
In the process of collecting deceased individuals’ data, we will also ask the registrant for their personal data. This information will be processed under legitimate interest and includes name, address, phone number.
We use the information we collect from the registrant for the purpose of identifying the source of information on the deceased individual and handling any subsequent queries.
With your permission, we will share your information with the Bereavement Advice Centre ("the Centre"). The Centre is a free helpline and web-based information service provided by Co-op Legal Services, part of the Co-operative Group Limited.
With your permission, we may reserve the right to pass these details on to select partners for offering of additional services, which registrants are able to opt out of at any time.
We will keep registrant information in our database for as long as we hold information on the deceased individual.
Changes to this privacy notice
Any changes we make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail or otherwise. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.