Purpose of this privacy statement
Newhomes Estates Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.
This privacy statement sets out how the company collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website (regardless of where you visit it from) including any data you may provide through this website or make an email enquiry and it tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
It is important that you read this privacy statement together with any other privacy statement or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy statement supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
This privacy statement is issued on behalf of the Newhomes Estates Limited , which is comprised of Newhomes Estates Limited and Newhomes Estates (Amersham) Limited.(the company)
We are not required appoint a data protection officer but if you have any questions about this privacy statement, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the details set out below.
Newhomes Estates Limited
Bridge House, Chiltern Hill,
Chalfont St Peter, Bucks , SL9 9UE
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone number: 01753 480331
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Your duty to inform us of changes
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
The data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with our products or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
iii. request marketing information to be sent to you;
vii. enter into any transaction with us, whether it’s in person or any other way
viii. make a request for a snagging item to be remedied in connection with a new-build property , you make a warranty claim under a new-build warranty/guarantee scheme, or make a maintenance request in relation to a managed residential and/or commercial property.
iii. our solicitors in the course of a transaction being affected with you.
How we use your personal data
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
|Purpose/Activity||Type of data||Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest|
|To decide whether to enter into a contract with you||(a) Identity
|(a) Necessary to protect our legitimate interests|
|Register you as a new customer||(a) Identity
|(a) Performance of a contract with you
(a) Managing payments, fees and charges;
(b) Collection and recovery of money owed to us, including the tracing of your whereabouts.
(e) Marketing and communications
|(a) Performance of a contract with you
(b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to ensure the payment and recovery of debts due to us)
|Managing risks relating to our business(es), including credit risk, fraud risk and operational risk
|(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (assessing your creditworthiness and making affordability decisions, including where you are a prospective tenant or guarantor for a short-term residential letting or commercial letting and for the development of risk management policies, models and procedures used both in the management of our relationship with you and within our business(es) generally).|
|Deliver relevant content and marketing material to you If you have expressed an interest in a specific property and/or development.
(e) Marketing and communications
|Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)|
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us in connection with our properties or developments, where you have previously purchased or let a property from us or if you voluntarily provided us with your details .
We will obtain your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside the group of companies for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration, product/service experience or other transactions.
You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
Owing to the global nature of internet and cloud-based infrastructure, your personal data may be transferred outside the UK and the European Economic Area. Whilst some countries have adequate protections for personal data under the laws applicable in those countries, in other countries steps will be necessary to ensure appropriate safeguards are in place.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information (including your personal data) to us via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Information as set out above, we cannot completely guarantee the security of information (including your personal data) transmitted to us via our website or by e-mail.
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
We will retain information as follows;
iii. In the event that you provide us with personal information so that we can fulfil any anti-money laundering obligations or to comply with other statutory obligations, we will retain such information for a period of 5 years or, if longer, the minimum period for which we are legally obliged to retain the same.
Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.