Letsafe ("we", "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and complying with The Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed. Please review this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how it will be treated.
In order to provide you with the best service we may collect the following data from you:
Information you give us.
When you fill out and submit forms on our website (www.letsafehomes.co.uk), such as registration, contact or viewing/valuation request forms, or contact us via email or phone, then you may provide us with personal information. This information may include your name, address, phone number and email address, or your property search criteria.
Information we collect about you.
When you visit this website we may collect technical information from you such as your IP address, browser and version, along with analytic information about your visit such as the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from the website and time spent on each page. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to personally identify you.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give us. We will use this information to help us:
Information we collect from you. We will use this information to help us:
We may share your information with any members or subsidiaries of Letsafe as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may also share your information with the following third parties:
The data that we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored at, a destination within the European Economic Area ("EEA").
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will implement measures to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; consequently, please note that we do not accept any responsibility for any risks in transmission of data (to the extent that such liability can be lawfully excluded). Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to seek to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to opt-in to marketing and to subsequently ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can opt-in to marketing by checking certain boxes on appropriate forms which we use to collect your data. You can exercise the right to subsequently opt-out of marketing at any time by informing us of this by contacting us at email@example.com.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to those third party websites.
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Not only will we be able to work with you more closely to manage your existing tenancy agreement, your track record as a tenant will enable Experian to use the information supplied to them to assist other landlords and organisations to:
If you would like to see more information on these, and to understand how the credit reference agencies each use and share rental data as bureau data (including the legitimate interests each pursues) this information is provided in this link: www.experian.co.uk/crain (Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN)). (For a paper copy, please get in touch with us or with Experian using the contact details below).
Post: Experian, PO BOX 9000, Nottingham, NG80 7WF
Phone: 0344 481 0800 or 0800 013 8888
We will continue to exchange information about you with Experian while you have a relationship with us. We will also inform Experian when your tenancy has ended and if you have outstanding rental arrears Experian will record this outstanding debt. Experian will hold your rental data for the time limits explained in CRAIN (section 7). Rental data falls into the Identifiers (e.g. your name, address, date of birth) and financial account categories (i.e. tenancy account, rental payment information).
We and Experian will ensure that your information is treated in accordance with UK data protection law, so you can have peace of mind that it will be kept secure and confidential, and your information will not be used for prospect marketing purposes.
If you would like advice on how to improve your credit history you can access independent and impartial advice from www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk (you can get a copy of your Statutory Credit Report by visiting www.experian.co.uk/consumer/statutory-report).