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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks by i-4business EMEA Ltd (registered in England & Wales No: 10793203 – Registered address: Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG, UK – telephone 01252 367400) – i-4business EMEA Ltd uses the brand names i4b, i-4business and i4business.

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us at Please note that all data thus captured will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations of the EU.


We are entrusted by the world’s major technology corporations with ensuring that their communications are accurately directed and cover issues appropriate and relevant to the audiences to which those communications are directed. This then ensures that those communications are welcomed by each audience. That ensures that such audiences are able to keep informed about key initiatives and events.

Thus, one of our primary activities is the research and collection of professional contact information from public sources and via telephone and email conversations – the aim of those conversations is to collect/verify professional contact details and then to obtain permission from individuals for our clients, selected technology corporations, to communicate with them via email and telephone. Our clients all commit to observe the following code of practice:

  • Communicate only on legitimate business issues
  • Not make any approach of a personal or consumer nature
  • Ensure that such communication is conducted responsibly and that it is relevant to the audience
  • Ensure that the frequency of communication to you is reasonable and responsible
  • Discontinue communication with you promptly if you request it – this request can be directly to them or via us at i-4business
  • Implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and accidental destruction or loss
  • Comply with all Data Protection & Privacy regulations and legislation in its use of the information provided by i-4business

We undertake to monitor the communications from our clients and respond to any breach of these principles – effectively, we police to ensure our clients comply with this code of practice.

We also undertake to follow up any request to us to unsubscribe completely and do so promptly.

If you receive any inappropriate communication, simply pass it to us and we will pursue with our client.

We have been helping major technology organisations communicate effectively with their customers and prospective customers for over 25 years and have built an enviable reputation for professionalism and quality.

In addition, we collect information from visitors to this website through the use of online forms and email hyperlinks and every time you email us your details. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake through this site. We may collect additional information automatically about your visit to our website. Please see our Cookies Policy below.


We process personal information collected via this website for the purposes of:

  • Providing to our clients that personal information for which we have permission to do so for our clients’ communications purposes
  • Providing and personalising our services
  • Dealing with your enquiries and requests
  • Administering orders and accounts relating to customers and suppliers
  • Administering membership records
  • Carrying out market research campaigns
  • Providing you with information about products and services


We will send you information according to the details you submitted via our enquiry form. If you would like to change any details at any point, please email us at or call us on +44 (0)1252 367400. Alternatively you may also write to us at i-4business EMEA Ltd, Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG, UK.

Nothing submitted on the enquiry form will be shared with any other party without your permission.


Please note that your information may be used to send you details of those products or services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you.
This will be in accordance with the details you provided as above.


If at any point, you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from our clients based on the information we supply to them, or would like to change the channels (such as email) that they use to contact you, then please contact us via, telephone us on +44 (0)1252 367400 or write to us at i-4business EMEA Ltd, Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG, UK.

If at any point you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from i-4business, or would like to change the channels (such as email) that we use to contact you, please contact us via, telephone us on +44 (0)1252 367400 or write to us at i-4business EMEA Ltd, Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG, UK


We will not share your details with third parties except as defined above or as required to do so by Government Bodies and/or Law Enforcement Agencies.


Our website may contain links to other websites that are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.


You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email or write to us at i-4business EMEA Ltd, Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG, UK.


Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means for instance that data you pass to us may be processed outside the
European Economic Area, although the data will always be held securely and in line with the requirements of UK data protection legislation. By communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.


Please note that this privacy policy is subject to change from time to time. It was last updated in February 2021.


A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Find out more about cookies on

We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile.

Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site, carry out transactions and have access to information about their account.

Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browser, or look at the instruction on Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict your use of our website.

Key Legal Information

Our Group consists of two incorporated entities – The Oliver Searle Partnership Limited and i-4business EMEA Limited. All research and collection of information is conducted by The Oliver Searle Partnership Limited. i-4business markets that information to end-clients – a formal agreement licenses i-4business to market and sell the information.

Both organisations are formally incorporated, registered in England & Wales with the following Registration Numbers: i-4business: 10793203; Oliver Searle: 03923448. Both companies are owned by the same 3 shareholders who are also the Directors and principal managers of the operations (we are family-owned and managed). And both organisations are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office – Registration Numbers: i-4business: ZA267502; Oliver Searle: Z8591633.

In effect, Oliver Searle is the initial Data Controller – at the point of delivery to clients, i-4business can be considered to be an additional Data Controller. The relationship is considered by the GDPR as Group Undertakings.

The data controller for this data is a combination of i-4business EMEA Limited and The Oliver Searle Partnership Limited

You can contact i-4business by telephone (+44 (0)1252 367400), or by email ( Alternatively, you can write to us at i-4business EMEA Limited, Unit 11, Riverside Park Industrial Estate, Dogflud Way, Farnham, GU9 7UG. Our website is

The data protection officer is also contactable by email (

We will retain the data until we believe it is no longer accurate or up-to-date. That data is name, job title, company name, company postal address, company telephone number, professional email address.

From time to time we will remind you of your rights regarding your data. You may, of course, object to your data being used at any time. You have the right to have inaccuracies in the data corrected, to require suppression from communications, to request full disclosure to you of the data we hold about you and to object to all processing.

The Oliver Searle Partnership Limited collects your data on the legal basis of legitimate interest to create a commercial benefit by licensing your data to restricted third parties for ‘professionally relevant’ direct marketing as described above.

Those third parties are reputable technology clients and no-one else – a list of those clients is available via Please click here.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office – i.e. the supervisory authority.