Prestige and Villa Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://desertsprings.pvgroupinternational.com/ (“our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
Information About Us
What Does This Policy Cover?
What Is Personal Data?
Personal data is, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.
What Are My Rights?
You have the following rights, which We will always work to uphold:
The right to access the personal data We hold about you.
The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us is inaccurate or incomplete..
The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that We hold.
The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
The right to object to us using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes.
The right to withdraw consent. This means that, if we are relying on your consent as the legal basis for using your personal data, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time.
The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us directly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way.
For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us.
It is important that your personal data is kept accurate and up-to-date. If any of the personal data We hold about you changes, please keep us informed as long as We have that data.
Further information about your rights can also be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
We would welcome the opportunity to resolve your concerns ourselves , however, so please contact us first, using the details in Part 15.
What Data Do You Collect and How?
|Data Collected||How We Collect the Data|
|Name gender and Title||Enquiry form on the web site form.|
|email address, property address, telephone numbers||Enquiry form on the web site form.|
|Preferences of type of property interested in buying, area and value.||Enquiry form on the web site form.|
|Technical information including IP address browser type and version||Cookies and analytical tools|
Depending upon your use of our Site, We may collect and hold some or all of the personal and non-personal data set out in the table below, using the methods also set out in the table. Please also see below under Cookies and similar technologies. We do not collect any ‘special category’ or ‘sensitive’ personal data.
How Do You Use My Personal Data?
|What We Do||What Data We Use||Our Lawful Basis|
|Personalising and tailoring your experience on our Site.||Personal data.||This is a legitimate interest to promote our business and services to you.|
|Administering our Site.||Personal data.||Legitimate interest to ensure that our web site operates effectively .|
|We will hold your personal information on our client management systems.||Personal Data.||This is a legitimate interest to provide marketing information about our services which you have informed us that you are interested in.|
|We are required to obtain checks and references from third party agencies for the purposes of the prevention and detection of crime, fraud and/or money laundering.||Personal data.||To fulfil and comply with Legal or regulatory obligations.|
|Personalising and tailoring our properties for sale and services for you.||Personal data.||This is a legitimate interest so that we can show you the properties within the criteria that you have set.|
|If we need to communicate with you we shall do so by telephone, post or email.||Personal data.||This is a will ensure that we can fulfil our obligation to you.|
|We may supply you with information by email or post that you have opted-in-to receive (you may opt-out at any time by informing us in writing by post or email.||Personal data.||This is a legitimate interest to provide marketing information about our services which you have informed us that you are interested in.|
We must always have a lawful basis for using personal data. The following table describes how We may use your personal data, and our lawful bases for doing so:
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your personal data for marketing purposes, which may include contacting you by email or telephone or text message or post with information, news, and offers on our properties and services. You will not be sent any unlawful marketing or spam. We will always work to fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations in law You will always have the opportunity to opt-out. We will always obtain your express opt-in consent before sharing your personal data with third parties for marketing purposes and you will be able to opt-out at any time.
We will only use your personal data for the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected unless We reasonably believe that another purpose is compatible with that or those original purpose and need to use your personal data for that purpose. If We do use your personal data in this way and you wish us to explain how the new purpose is compatible with the original, please contact us.
If We need to use your personal data for a purpose that is unrelated to, or incompatible with, the purposes for which it was originally collected, We will inform you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
In some circumstances, where permitted or required by law, We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent. This will only be done within the bounds of the Data Protection Legislation and your legal rights
How Long Will You Keep My Personal Data?
We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reasons for which it was first collected. However the retention period may be longer than the period for which we are providing services to you where we have statutory or regulatory obligations to retain personal information for a longer period, or where we may need to retain the information in case of a legal claim.
How and Where Do You Store or Transfer My Personal Data?
We will only store or transfer your personal data within the UK.
The security of your personal data is essential to us, and to protect your data, We take a number of important measures, including the following:
limiting access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties with a legitimate need to know and ensuring that they are subject to duties of confidentiality;
procedures for dealing with data breaches (the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, your personal data) including notifying you and/or the Information Commissioner’s Office where we are legally required to do so;
Our client files are stored on our secure client management systems. Access is restricted on our client systems to those within Prestige and Village estate agents limited and the Prestige and Village network and who are required to have access to your information for legitimate business purposes.
Do You Share My Personal Data?
We may share your personal data with other companies in our group for marketing other properties to you.
We may share your personal information with any person or any of our licenced Property Partners working within Prestige and Village Estate Agents Limited network on a need to know basis to ensure we are able to perform our obligations to you.
In some limited circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.
How Can I Control My Personal Data?
In addition to your rights under the Data Protection Legislation, when you submit personal data via our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your personal data. In particular, 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 and, at the point of providing your details.
Can I Withhold Information?
You may access certain areas of our Site without providing any personal data at all.
How Can I Access My Personal Data?
If you want to know what personal data We have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent us.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit certain websites and allows a website to recognise a user’s computer. Cookies are used to help users navigate websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of our Site may not function fully or as intended.
Certain features of our Site depend on Cookies to function. These Cookies are considered to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown in the table below. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below, but please be aware that our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.
Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. Website enable us to analyse anonymous usage information, and have a better understand of how our Site is used. We can then make improvements to our Site and the services offered through it.
In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
How Do I Contact You?
To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please contact our head office the details you will find on our contact page CONTACT PAGE LINK.
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if We change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.