Property118 Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.property118.com
(“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
- Definitions and Interpretation
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- Information About Us
- Our Site is owned and operated by Property118 Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 10295964, whose registered address is 1st Floor, Woburn House, 84 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4AB.
- Our VAT number is 990 0332 34.
- Our Data Protection Officer is Neil Patterson, and can be contacted by email at email@example.com, by telephone on 01603 489118, or by post at 1st Floor, Woburn House, 84 St Benedicts Street, Norwich, NR2 4AB.
- What Does This Policy Cover?
- Your Rights
- As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
- The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
- The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
- The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
- The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
- The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
- The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
- The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
- If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
- For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
- What Data Do We Collect?
- Date of birth;
- Address and post code;
- Business/company name and trading status;
- Number of properties owned;
- Accountants details;
- Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
- Proof of residence and ID;
- Financial information such as income and tax status;
- Landlords insurance renewal dates;
- Property Portfolio details such as value and mortgage outstanding;
- How Do We Use Your Data?
- All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
- Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes:
- Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
- Supplying our products and or services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
- Personalising and tailoring our products and or services for you;
- Replying to emails from you;
- Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by the unsubscribe link at the bottom of all emails;
- Analysing your use of our site and gathering feedback to enable us to continually improve our site and your user experience;
- Provide information to our partner service and product suppliers at your request.
- With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and or telephone with information, news and offers on our products and or We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
- You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it.
- We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
- Member profile information is collected with your consent and can be amended or deleted at any time by you;
- Anti-Money Laundering information and tax consultancy records are to be kept as required by law for up to seven years.
- How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
- We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
- Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using our site and submitting information to Us. If we do store data outside the EEA, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR
- Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
- Do We Share Your Data?
- We may share your data with other partner companies in for the purpose of supplying products or services you have requested.
- We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
- We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
- In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
- What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
- How Can You Control Your Data?
- In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, we aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails.
- Your Right to Withhold Information
- You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
- How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org, or using the contact details below in section 14.
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- Contacting Us
22:48 PM, 24th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
What about the landlords that simply cannot afford not to put the rent up. I am currently making a loss on one of my properties and haven’t put the rent up yet in 4 years, partly as I know my tenant will struggle if I do. But initiatives such as this will force me to increase the rent sooner than I otherwise would. All this landlord bashing by government is just making things worse for tenants.
22:58 PM, 24th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
i have just seen this on MSN news re a Daily Mail comment on Mayor Khan, over 200 comments so far there are many out there with similar opinions of Mayors in UK. where will he find the money for the school meal and after 1 year what meals will these children receive? such a short term vote getting piece of nonsense.
dont have time sadly to read all these comments
7:05 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Aah right, let's all save up, go without for years, so we can then go buy house for someone to live in & let's not us receive what we want or need for that house.
Last time I checked, we din't buy these houses to be a charity & give them for free or at cost. Although many of us are ending up being a charity.
We not the charity, we not the Govt. We've not recieved free taxpayer handouts for this.
Many of us have lost out in the early stages.
On some houses in 2007 I was losing £200pm each house-Is Khan gonna' give me that back first?
One recently I was paying £900pm mortgage to get it over with quicker, & the rent was £550pm-Who's paying me for that loss? Am I not allowed to make a profit now after losing for so many years?
What Khan is referring to is called a Council or a charity.
Anyway, what we finding is, many of us end up better off with the MP's talk, as more Landlords sell, our current tenants treat us better as they see their mates can't get anywhere. And should we get one empty, we can charge the earth-And we need to cause we never know where next attack is coming from. Tenant loses again courtesy of Govt.
When Corbyn shouted for Rent Holiday in March 2020, tenants are severely paying for that now.
And when they called for Rent evictions in Covid times, tenants are much worse off now for that.
Let's all stop airlines charging what they like when they have to, to cover their losses times. If we do, there will be no airlines.
9:20 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Call for an energy price freeze because "energy companies can afford it".
Won't ever read that headline, will we, despite the BILLIONS posted in actual net profit!
But somehow individual, small landlords - many with mortgages with recent interest rate increases and inflation, are supposed to shoulder rent freezes? The sheer double standards and hypocrisy of the UK government sickens me.
9:24 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Reply to the comment left by Mick Roberts at 25/02/2023 - 07:05
Strange that you would blame Corbyn when he was never in the actual Government, but it was the Tories for the past TWELVE years who implemented all of the recent policies against landlords. Then you mention Khan like as if he's the one who has or will implement the changes he's proposing (he can't and won't).
Ultimately it has only been the Tories (and will be the Tories) who will implement such proposals.
9:33 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Reply to the comment left by M K at 25/02/2023 - 09:24
It wasn't strange when Corbyn stood up in parliament 25th March 2020 & asked for ban on evictions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dABvHq-wkY 10 mins in. I can remember it like it was yesterday. He asked for Rent Holidays too. Many of us Landlords know this. I started to get my Benefit tenants asking for rent holiday & could they keep the rent the Govt was paying them, as they construed this as what Corybn was saying.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dABvHq-wkY 10 mins in.
I never said Corbyn was in Govt.
I agree, Tories have done all this crap-Along with the Labour Councils & along with being prompted to do more by Labour. I know nothing of Politics & am not political either as the Tories are really screwing peoples lives up with UC.
I mention Khan as if my eyes don't deceive me, he's in the subject of this article. And I too can remember him on TV a few weeks ago saying Landlords should let tenants off as some Landlords han't got mortgages.
10:21 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
12% inflation means rents are becoming lower in real terms. Please explain to journalists and the public sleepy NRLA. Landlords have made less and less Osborne EICR EPC licensing by councils with ridiculous requirements. Landlords bled dry with taxes, extra requirements, endless expensive recurring safety certificates, public has no idea. Just moving sockets from skirting boards into walls at cost of 6k in one house... notwithstanding always good EICR certificates. After changing electrical distribution board first to new rcds now to new mcbos. Soon Landlords must change their houses to C epc or better (only Landlords of course, discrimination) with tenants in them ? And how do you do tgat exactly with old victorian houses.
10:27 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Reply to the comment left by Chris Bradley at 24/02/2023 - 12:30
Completely agreed. Everything you mention exactly describes my situation too. I'm a good landlord but am at the brink of calling it a day.
10:28 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Reply to the comment left by Graeme at 24/02/2023 - 12:56
Politicians dont have a job its a cse of who shouts loudest with the most inappropraite ideas wins.
Sell up take your money and retire to the sun. Impossible to make a profit unless you have a massive portfolio and can sell and buy new in a limited company and are prepared to waste money and time conforming with new regulations every few months.
These people will maybe be content when everyone is homeless.
10:46 AM, 25th February 2023, About 4 weeks ago
Typical of politicians, this is the wrong solution to the wrong problem. Official statistics show that the furnished holiday letting has grown massively since the introduction of section 24. Why? S24 created an incentive for landlords to exit long term residential letting and buy into Furnished holiday letting (including Airbnb). This reduced long term rental stock, driving up rents. The solution is obvious - reverse s24 and apply it to furnished holiday lets. Incentivise Landlords to return to the long term residential market. Hotels would also benefit…