Privacy Policy

We are dedicated to keeping your privacy. This Privacy Policy details the policies of www.housesforsaletorent.co.uk ("Houses for Sale & to Rent", "we", "us" or "our") on the gathering, usage and disclosure of your information on www.housesforsaletorent.co.uk (referred to as our "Site") and the services, features, content or apps we offer (jointly referred to as "Services"). When you use our Services, you are agreeing to the gathering, transfer, management, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as defined in this Privacy Policy. This policy gives information about cookies; how we use cookies; and how you may deactivate cookies. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies and sites that we do not own or control, or to people that we do not employ or manage.

Our Privacy Policy is incorporated as part of the Houses for Sale & to Rent Cookie Policy and Terms of Use. Please read this Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and Terms of Use carefully before using our Services. If you do not want to be bound by our Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our Services through this website.

Our Privacy Policy covers the management of personally identifiable information (referred to as "Personal Information") collected when you use or access our Site. This Privacy Policy also covers our treatment of any Personal Information which users, landlords, tenants or our business associates share with us, or that we share with our business partners and associates.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices or actions of third parties that we do not own or control, including but not limited to any landlords, tenants, third party websites, services and apps (referred to as "Third-Party Services") that you choose to access through the Services or to individuals that we do not manage or employ. While we attempt to facilitate access only to those Third-Party Services that share our respect for your privacy or that you request through your use of the Services, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third-Party Services. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any Third-Party Services you access.

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Houses for Sale & to Rent is a property data search engine. In order to provide our services, we do use information we gather from different sources on the web in order to help you find the most relevant information you are looking for. We do customise our services to optimise and improve your user experience.

Houses for Sale & to Rent updates you with residential and property-related news and information, if you allow us to do so. We intend to put you in touch with the right people to sell, buy, rent, or research property, obtain a mortgage, and to optimise the information we share with those parties to initiate a productive and efficient relationship.

Our goal in this policy is to be completely transparent about the data we collect, why we collect it, and how we use it, in order to make finding your new home a pleasant and memorable experience. Your information may be maintained on and transferred to computers located outside your state, province, country or any jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United Kingdom and choose to use our Services, the information we gather will be transferred to the United Kingdom before processing. Your use of our Services and submission of any information represents your consent to such transfer.

When you choose to use our Services, we collect a variety of information including: Information you provide. When using our Services, you may provide information about yourself, such as name, address, phone number, email and details around a potential transaction. This may occur, for example, when you register on Houses for Sale & to Rent or complete other forms. You may also provide information about a third party through the Services, for example, if you share a listing with a recipient via email. We may combine this information with other information we collect from your interaction and use of our Services or from other companies. We also automatically receive and record information in our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, search queries, cookie information, and the listings and pages you request. We also record the details of your activity on the Services provided by Houses for Sale & to Rent.

Houses for Sale & to Rent is the ‘controller’ of your personal data. This means we decide how your data is processed any time you use our platforms. This privacy policy applies to any personal data you share with Houses for Sale & to Rent, and does not refer to the data about property listings or historic house price data displayed on our platforms. No information about property occupants or owners of that property are shared with website users. If you would like to enquiry about property data displayed on our website, or if any of it contains errors and should be taken down, please feel free to get in touch with us through the email [email protected]

We use this data in order to differentiate your online activity within our website from that of other users, and to get in touch with you if necessary. Any information collected from your activity on Houses for Sale & to Rent platforms will be used to assist with your property search, unless you request us not to do it. If you subscribe to receive email alerts or other offers, we will forward them to the email address provided by you. If you send an enquiry about an available property listing you are interested in, an email with contact details about estate agents in the local area of the property listing originally enquired by you will be provided to you. Previously listed listings, as well as historic house price data, are displayed in order to better inform website users about property price trends in the local property market.

By opting-in to email marketing, you allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to use your data if it is necessary for its legitimate interests, such as informing you about products and services, enabling you to save searches, updating your search preferences, learning from how you use website services, ensuring the services provided to you are secure and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

When you agree to our Terms of Use, you consent to have your data used for a specific purpose. Your consent can be withdrawn or amended by contacting us on [email protected]

By saving your search and setting your preferences in our Save Search service, you allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to use this information with other data we collect from your website activity. This information is intended to be used in order to improve your user experience and provide you with more relevant content, search results and ads through your tablet, mobile and desktop. By using the Save Search service, you allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to use your data if it is necessary for its legitimate interests, such as informing you about products and services, enabling you to save searches, updating your search preferences, learning from how you use website services, ensuring the services provided to you are secure and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

When you agree to use our Save Search service, you consent to have your data used for a specific purpose. Your consent can be withdrawn or amended by contacting us on [email protected]

We collect your e-mail marketing subscription preferences in order to assist with your property search and motivate you to use our services more frequently. We may also send you information about trusted partners, such as companies that may provide products, services and offers that may interest you. Your contact details are not shared with any third party, excluding those providing services to housesforsaletorent.co.uk. These trusted partners are also under contractual terms requiring them to maintain any information about our users safe and confidential.

We trust the emails you receive about the latest property listings as well as information about trusted third party products, services and offers will be genuinely relevant, useful and beneficial to you. You allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk and trusted service providers to use your data if it is necessary for legitimate interests, ensuring the services provided to you are secure and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

Remarketing and Third-Party Advertising platforms. According to our Cookie Policy and with your consent, cookies may be used to enable our servers to recognise your web browser and tell us when you visit housesforsaletorent.co.uk.

Houses for Sale & to Rent may allow trusted partners and third-party social media platforms, to use cookies to collect information from our website. This information is collected in order to assist Houses for Sale & to Rent advertise its services and products on other third-party platforms such as social media websites.

Some third-party partners such as social media websites, may use cookies and audience pixels in order to display Houses for Sale & to Rent ads on their platforms to users who used our services and visited the website in the past or to users who may be interested in our products and services. This is done in order to show ads about our products and services to users who may be interested in using them.

Houses for Sale & to Rent may also track website traffic numbers originating from these platforms in order to learn more about its audience and how effective advertising campaigns published with them really are. Website users may change cookie preferences on our Cookie Policy page.

Data search and website activity. Data about listings or areas being searched through the website are collected in order to learn what website users are after and to assist with their property search. This also helps in recommending relevant estate agents who might be able to help website users find properties that meet their specific requirements in the local areas they are looking for.

You allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to collect this data if it is necessary for its legitimate interests, such as providing information about property listings and local estate agents who may help with your property search, allowing you to save your search based on your search criteria and requirements, enabling you to choose your preferences and personalise your search, acquiring knowledge about the manner in which our services are used, ensuring our platform is safe and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

Information is gathered to build user segmentation in order to separate users into distinct groups, or segments, based on shared characteristics related to their property search. Users interested in property listings for sale or to rent may receive further information related to the listing type enquired in a particular area.

Houses for Sale & to Rent gathers this information in order to display relevant property listings and ads that should match your search criteria. This is intended to assist us on showing content and marketing material more suitable for you and potentially more monetisable for us. Houses for Sale & to Rent may send you e-mails in order to provide you with information about trusted partners, such as companies supplying products, services and offers that may interest you and be relevant to you. This can be done without sharing your email with third parties whilst enabling us to measure how successful these marketing initiatives are based on user interaction such as open and clickthrough rate. By collecting this information, Houses for Sale & to Rent allows its users to have a customised journey through the website with more relevant content being displayed.

You allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to collect this data if it is necessary for its legitimate interests, such as providing information about third party ads from trusted partners that may interest you, acquiring knowledge about the manner in which our services are used by you, keeping our platform safe and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

Houses for Sale & to Rent may show third party ads on its website. Those ads are displayed based on your search and web activity in order to improve relevancy. Advertising space on Houses for Sale & to Rent may also be sold through a competition process where third party companies may bid for advertising space on the website through an automatic bidding process.

Enquiries about property listings are used to confirm your interest in learning more about available properties and estate agents in the local area who may be able to help with your property search. Your contact details may be used to send you alerts about property listings matching your search criteria in the area you searched for in case you ask us to do that. We may also provide you with information about other products and offers through email in case you confirm your interest in learning more about them. You allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to collect your contact details if it is necessary for its legitimate interests, such as providing information about property listings and estate agents in the local area of your choice, sending you emails about products and offers in case you ask us to do that and making sure those interests do not have a negative impact on you or exceed your rights.

Data protection law ensures your data can be used in ways you would reasonably expect. For example, every time you send an enquiry through the website, you are sharing your personal data, such as your name, telephone, email and a message. This data helps us assist you in many ways, such as letting you know about local estate agents who may help with your property search, sending you email alerts with new property listings and informing you about products and offers from trusted partners.

Your rights under data protection law include the right to be informed how your personal data is being used. By law you have rights such as to get copies of your data, to get your data corrected in case it is incomplete or wrong, to get your data deleted, to limit how your data is used, to have data portability, to object to the use of your data and to raise a concern with us. We might need proof of your identity to be sure you are the right person in order to process your request.

You may decide not to share your personal information with us while using the website; however, some features such as sending enquiries and saving your search will not work properly. Consent to cookies can be amended or withdrawn at any time through our Cookie Policy page. You may also be able to delete cookies by changing your browser settings or to block them by using the website in “incognito” mode. Please keep in mind the website may not work normally if cookies are disabled or deleted. If you do not wish to have your data used for e-mail marketing purposes, you can opt to unsubscribe from emails or contact us with your request on [email protected]

Your data is stored and processed in and outside the UK and EEA. When your data is processed abroad, measures are taken to ensure these transfers are made safely and follow data protection law. This is done through contracts signed with trusted third-party service providers who also follow standard data protection guidelines. Your data may be stored for as long as it is needed in order to provide services such as email alerts and save search. Once your data is no longer needed to provide those services, it may be automatically deleted or deleted upon request, depending on the specific data being used. If you would like to request your data to be amended or deleted, please contact us on [email protected]

Information on Cookies. Cookies are pieces of text that may be provided to your computer through your web browser when you access a website. Your browser stores cookies in a manner associated with each website you visit. We use cookies to enable our servers to recognise your web browser and tell us how and when you visit the Site and otherwise use the Services through the Internet. The cookies we use are specified in our Cookie Policy. Our cookies do not, by themselves, contain personal information, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are. As noted, however, we do use cookies to identify that your web browser has accessed aspects of the Services. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways.

We collect information about how our products and services are used by you through tools such as Google Analytics and Cookies. You allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to collect this information by giving your permission in accordance with our Cookie Policy. We use this data to learn which landing pages are visited the most, count how many website visitors we have, analyse user browsing behaviour through click interaction and collect IP addresses. If necessary, cookies are disabled in your browser.

This data is collected in order to allow housesforsaletorent.co.uk to learn more about how the website is used and to enhance the quality of products and services provided. This information assists on selecting more relevant and trusted advertising partners, so services can continue to be provided completely free of charge to all website users. The information learnt by collecting your data also allows us to provide more relevant content specifically tailored for you. In order to measure how effective some targeted ads are, we may use tools such as Google Adwords. Cookies and other tracking mechanisms may also be used in order to assist this process.

The benefit to website users includes the provision of good quality content, useful information and relevant adverts for free. Consent to cookies can be withdrawn by changing your cookie settings under Cookie Policy.

If you choose to disable cookies, many of the free features and Services on Houses for Sale & to Rent may not operate appropriately. Also, the pages on the Services may include Web beacons, which are electronic files to count users who have visited that page, to identify certain cookies on the computer or other electronic device accessing that page, or to collect other related information.

This Privacy Policy covers our use of cookies only and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties, including our partners. We do not control when or how third parties place cookies on your computer. Third party websites to which a link points may set cookies on your computer. Ads appearing on the Services may be delivered to users by our advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognise your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Houses for Sale & to Rent and does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties, including advertisers or partners. Information collected from Mobile Browsers. You can easily adjust the settings on your mobile device and mobile browser regarding cookies and sharing of certain information, such as your mobile device model or the language your mobile device uses, by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. Please refer to the instructions provided by your mobile service provider or mobile device manufacturer in order to do so. Information collected from Social Networks. If you use the social networking connection functions offered through our Services, we may access all of your social network profile information that you have made available to be shared and to use it in accordance with this privacy policy. Please refer to the instructions governing your social network account to manage the information that is shared through your account.

Information collected from your interaction with our Services. We collect statistical information about how users collectively interact with our Services. Some of this information is derived from Personal Information. This statistical information is not Personal Information and cannot be tied back to you or your web browser. This type of aggregate data enables us to figure out how often users use parts of the Services so that we can make the Services appealing to as many users as possible, and improve them. As part of this use of information, we may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our site. We share this type of statistical data so that our partners also understand how often people use their services and our Services, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal online experience.

We also use conversion tracking from third-party advertising platforms, including Google and Facebook and others. These advertising programs use cookies to help determine aggregate, anonymous actions people took on our website after clicking an ad. We may partner with third-party vendors to gather anonymous information for advertising targeting. We may resell anonymous data to third-parties for advertising use, this helps us keep our services free of charge to you. You can learn more by visiting our Cookie Policy page which we may change without notice.

You need to prevent unauthorised access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

We endeavour to protect account information to ensure that it is kept private; however, we cannot guarantee the security of any account information. Unauthorised entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time. We otherwise store all of our information, including your IP address information, using industry-standard security techniques. We do not guarantee or warrant that such techniques will prevent unauthorised access to information about you we store, Personal Information or otherwise.

Email Communication from Houses for Sale & to Rent and other users. As part of our Services, you may occasionally receive email and other communications from us, such as communications relating to promotions we are offering through or related to our Services. You acknowledge and agree that by posting information on our site or through using our services, or requesting that we do so on your behalf, we and others may send you email, contact you or engage in other communications at our sole discretion.

You may opt-out of receiving such communications by following the instructions included with such emails, or emailing us at [email protected], but then you may not have access to certain features of our Services. In addition, we and others you interact with through the Services may wish to send you an email, and you acknowledge and agree that we may share your Personal Information with such persons, or use your Personal Information for such purposes. Information shared with our associates. We employ and contract with people and other entities (referred to as our "Associates") that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control. We may need to share Personal Information with our Associates in order to provide Services to you. Unless we tell you differently, our Associates do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information with our Associates.

Information disclosed pursuant to Business mergers, sales and acquisitions. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy. Information disclosed for our protection and the protection of others. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy, including investigation of potential violations thereof or hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect our rights, property or safety, our users and the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and spam/malware prevention. Information we share in connection with the Services performed for you. The information you provide, including, without limitation, your profile information, search criteria, user name, email, address, may be used to facilitate and provide the services for you and transactions within our Services. This may include, without limitation, sharing your Personal Information with potential landlords, brokers, co-brokers, as applicable to your request for Services; and if you are landlord, we may also share your Personal Information (such as name, listing address, etc.) to potential tenants in connection with the Services.

Information we Share with your consent. Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information. We may allow you to access certain information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list will change as our Services change. When you update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. You may request deletion of your account by sending an email to our webmaster at [email protected] Please note that some information may remain in our records even after deletion of your account.

https://www.housesforsaletorent.co.uk is compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ("GDPR") and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, and (in each case) any successor legislation enacted in the United Kingdom.

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes in the way we collect or use information, this document will be updated. A user is bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Services after such changes have been first updated. If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using our Services, please send us a detailed email to [email protected] We will make every effort to resolve your concerns and answer any questions. Privacy Policy last updated: 29/12/2021