We collect certain data about you when you register to use the Service, such as name and email address, your property type and enquiry details. We may also ask you for other optional information about your work, financial circumstances, lifestyle and interests. If you choose to give us this information, we will use it to help us to tailor the Service to your needs and preferences.
Although we do not make it compulsory to give us every item of information we ask for, the more information you volunteer (and the more accurate it is), the better we can personalise the Service for you.
We also collect information from you if you choose to take part in any of our surveys, competitions or promotions. We use this information to better understand how people use this site and the Service and so that we can contact winners of competitions and plan other promotional campaigns.
The Site does not automatically capture or store personal information relating to visitors to this Site other than to log the IP address of visitors (the unique address associated with your computer on the internet) which is automatically recognised by our web server and basic session details generated by visitors to this Site. We may from time to time supply the owners or operators of third party sites from which it is possible to link to our Site with information on the number of users linking to our Site from their sites. You cannot be identified by those sites from this information.
2. How is this information used?
This information is used to:
· Operate the Service and send you information you request on the Site
· Generate aggregate statistics about our Site visitors and users of the Service
· Collect broad demographic information for aggregate use
· Improve the content of our web pages
· Administer this Site
· Customise the Service we provide to you
· Notifiy you when your Service is due to expire
· Handle enquiries, orders or applications submitted to us by you
· Verify your identity
· Conduct surveys and market research
· Send you our newsletter and information about products and services that may interest you, if you have agreed to us doing so. This may be by email. If at any time you do not wish to continue to receive these details then contact us using these details.
3. With whom is your information shared?
We may analyse and disclose aggregate statistics about our Site visitors and users of our Service in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the Site or its visitors.
By using this site you agree that we may share your information with our trusted partners so that they can provide information to you about products and services that may interest you. This may be by email. If at any time you do not wish us to share your information in this way, then contact us using these details.
This Site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites and recommend that you check the policy of such third party sites and contact the owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
4. Access to this site from outside the European Economic Area
If you use our Service while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide the Service to you.
5. Your rights
If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with please contact us as set out below. You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we store about you (for which we may charge a small fee).
If you wish us to stop sending you information about products and services that may interest you, or passing your data to our trusted partners so that they may do so, then you should contact us using the details below and let us know.
We place a great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our users. We have implemented technology and policies to safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and will continue to update these measures as new technology becomes available.
We may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer when you look at our Site. This information facilitates your use of our Site and helps us to provide you with the best level of service. For example, cookies help us to show you advertisements which are relevant to your interests. You can erase or block cookies from your computer if you want to (your help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain areas of our Site may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.
8. Contacting Us
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a piece of data stored by a website within a browser, and then subsequently sent back to the same website by the browser. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things that a browser had done there in the past, which can include having clicked particular buttons, logging in, or having read pages on that site months or years ago.
Collection of Personal Information
We collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc) when you complete registration or enquiry forms, submit comments to the Site, participate in message boards, blogs and other such user generated content facilities or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
Collection of Cookies across all sites
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you first visit the Site. The cookie allows us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. Most Internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. Generally you have the option to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies.