Privacy Policy

We are committed to preserving the privacy of all our visitors to www.home-finder.org.uk. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

Information you provide to us, will be used in accordance with this privacy policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.

By using this site (“the website”) or contacting us by email or through this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal information under the terms of this policy. If you do not accept the terms of this policy you must leave this site immediately and you may not use any of the services we provide.

Information we collect from you

When you visit the website or register or log in as a user of the website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, company name, address (including postcode), email address, telephone number (including mobile and fax), property types, user name and password.

We may also collect information about:

  1. your IP address, a unique identifier for your computer or other access device
  2. your usage of our website which may include, without limitation the URL you have last used and the URL you next go to, to browser information and your IP address
  3. messages you post to the website and emails or letters you send to us; and
  4. information gathered during telephone conversations with you.

Cookies

We collect IP Addresses. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web. Web servers, the computers that "serve up" Web pages, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you request a page from this Website, our servers log your IP address. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to us.

How we will use your information

Your information will allow us to provide you with access to parts of our website suitable for your requirements and the permissions (if any) which you have to access areas of the website (referred to in our terms and conditions). It will also enable us to contact you regarding queries on our services. You can elect to receive information and updates on our products and services. Information will not be used for this purpose unless you request to receive communications.

We will use your information:

  • For registration to certain areas of the Website including competitions;
  • To allow us to respond to your enquiries for further information
    To allow us to consider your comments, queries and suggestions and respond where necessary
    To distribute requested materials

Sometimes, your comments, queries and suggestions may posted on the Website. We will notify you in advance of any use. No personal information shall be used.

We will also use, store and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our services. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Quality control and training purposes
  • To better design the Website
  • Improve our marketing strategy
  • Disclosure of your information

    The information you provide to us will be held on our computer records and papers records, in the UK. The information may be accessed by or give to our staff, our contractors and agents who act for us, for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you or as otherwise permitted by law.

    We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our Website to third parties but his will not include information that can be used to identify you.

    We shall never sell or rent your personal information gathered through the Website to third parties for their marketing purposes.

    We also reserve the right to disclose any of the information you provide to us where required to do so by law, or to comply with a regulatory obligation, or to assist in any investigation into a complaint or alleged illegal or criminal conduct.

    Third party websites

    Because we want your experience of the Website to be as informative and useful as possible, we provide a number of links to Third Party Websites. Always be aware of where you end up. Third party websites may send their own cookies to users, or otherwise collect data or solicit personal information. We do not control the sue of cookies or other similar devices by third parties and are not responsible or liable for them. You should review each third party website's privacy policy to check how they may use or disclose your information.

    Our commitment to data security

    We employ industry standard security measures to keep your personal information secure. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

    Access to personal information

    Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you are entitled to request access to the information held about you. If you wish to do this, please contact us. We are entitled to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

    You are entitled to ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date.

    1. Send us an email: talk@gha.org.uk . Be sure to include your name and clear instructions on what you would like us to do.
    2. Write to us at: Website Administrator, Wheatley Group, 25 Cochrane, Glasgow G1 1HL. Be sure to include your name and clear instructions on what you would like us to do.

    Changes in our policy

    We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without giving you prior notification. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy we will post those changes here and/or where we think it is appropriate, through email notification. We encourage you to visit this area frequently so as to stay informed. If there is any material change in the type of personal information we collect, we will obtain your permission before we attempt to collect the additional information. We will not make any changes that allow us to give personal information to any other person without obtaining permission from you first.

    How to contact us

    Should you have any comments, queries and requests about the
    use of your information and/or this Privacy Policy please e-mail us at talk@gha.org.uk or write to us Wheatley Group, 25 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, G1 1HL.