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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.
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- 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:
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- 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;
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- 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?
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- Contacting Us
14:37 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 16/10/2018 - 14:23
Tortious Interference is :
A common law tort claim that a defendant intentionally convinced or caused a third party to breach its contract with the plaintiff which resulted in damages to the plaintiff.
The elements of the tort can vary but generally include the following:
The existence of a valid contract between the plaintiff and a third party.
Knowledge of that contract by the defendant.
Intent of the defendant to induce the third party to breach the contract with the plaintiff.
Lack of any justification for the defendant to induce such a breach.
Damage to the plaintiff caused by the breach.
The defendant can be liable for the damages caused by its tortious interference.
So how would you define the advice to stop paying rental during the eviction process?
And this advice is given with the deliberate intention of "thieving" from the landlord.
I don't accept your comparison.
14:54 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Luke P at 16/10/2018 - 13:14
Precisely what do you disagree with?
15:12 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Luk Udav at 16/10/2018 - 14:34
What deliberate misinterpretation are you referring to?
15:18 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Appalled Landlord at 16/10/2018 - 15:12
I'm referrring to the whole series of posts about Shelter. But let me take this: "She said “people don’t have the stability at the moment, they can be chucked out by their landlords at a moment’s notice”.
It's patently clear what she meant, and to pretend otherwise is just silly.
15:20 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Thanks Luke and Richard. Seething landlord is talking rubbish. We certainly will not be taking the kind of pussyfooting approach he advocates. The best advise I could give to seething landlord would be to get a job at Shelter where he can fawn at their feet every day. I have never read such complete tosh from someone who claims to be a landlord. Richard we are doing well with the pledges, but as you rightly point on considering the 30k reads we should have many more. The determination and dedication to our industry shown by those who have pledged is heartening.
15:26 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by DALE ROBERTS at 16/10/2018 - 14:37
That is the first mention of the tenant being advised to stop paying rent, which is quite different from advice to stay in situ. If that was the advice given I am surprised, especially if the tenant was still receiving housing benefit. However, even if that were the case I suspect that you might have difficulty in proving it. And who are you going to sue? The individual will deny giving the advice, the Council will say that even if he did he was not acting in the course of his employment so they are not liable. The tenant will either disappear without trace or refuse to assist in any way, so what are you left with? Probably another dose of financial loss and misery to add to what you have already suffered. I doubt if any lawyer would advise you to proceed.
15:28 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Having re read Seething Landlords post, he draws a comparison between companies failing to pay suppliers and landlords getting shafted by tenants.
I have some news for seething landlord. Forget about rogue landlords. There are far more rogue tenants.
As regards your comment about our agressive approach, i wish to thank you for that . It is the only accurate statement that you have made and it is a compliment.
15:39 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Larry Sweeney at 16/10/2018 - 15:20Larry, your reply is the final confirmation that the new alliance is not for me, but I wish you well and hope that you achieve more than I suspect you will. You really will need to get used to the idea that reasoned argument demands a reasoned response rather than dismissing it as a load of tosh. Be assured that I am a landlord, I'm not clear why you should doubt that unless as I have said before you believe that we should all have the same mindset as you.
Old Mrs Landlord
15:42 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
Reply to the comment left by Larry Sweeney at 16/10/2018 - 01:13
No Larry, I have not pledged and for the following reasons. I do not wish to be associated with the proposed aggressive stance of the organisation, which is in danger of lowering itself to the level of those who hurl vile abuse at landlords and alienating some who might otherwise support our position. I think your association needs to have some sort of legally qualified person on board because it seems to me that at times you sail close to the wind with your statements; though not myself on any social media I have seen some of your postings. I also think that you need a more professional approach and a literate person to proofread your postings as you are in danger of leaving the association open to ridicule as a landlords' group who can't even spell "accommodation" and don't know the difference between ferment and foment; (something you since seem to have learnt). I am happy with my membership of the RLA which I find a very professional body with a great deal of experience and access to government, and I learn a great deal from their research which is used to lobby government departments behind the scenes with evidential backup. I can fully understand your frustration with their involvement with the Liverpool licensing fiasco and I admire you for your persistence in fighting its excesses. Please understand that I bear you no personal animosity and share your frustration with all the totally counter-productive moves against landlords in recent years. I sometimes think the officers of Shelter won't be satisfied until there are no more tenants for them to represent because there are no more private landlords left.
15:44 PM, 16th October 2018, About 5 years ago
If Seething Landlord does not seethe about Shelter I wonder what he/she does seethe about?