What do Sandfords use your personal information for?
Sandfords collects and uses your personal information to:
What personal information do Sandfords collect?
Sandfords collects personal information about you (including your name, address, telephone numbers, email address and other general lifestyle information) when you register as an applicant or client.
Website usage data
When you visit our website, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) which is recognised by our web server. We also automatically log the date and time of the page request, the type of website browser that you are using, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL (e.g. search criteria).
We use this information to help us administer the site and to collect broad demographic information for aggregate use. We use this data to better understand website usage so we know what areas of our website users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting. This information is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our sites and will be attributed to you as an individual.
We may from time to time supply the owners or operators of third party sites from which it is possible to link to our sites with information relating to the number of users linking to our sites from their sites. You cannot be identified from this information.
We may store some information (commonly known as a “cookie”) on your computer when you look at our website.
You can erase or block cookies from your computer. To find out how to do this please see the “How to delete cookies” page on the www.allaboutcookies.org website or use your help screen or manual which should tell you how to do this. Please be aware that if you erase or block cookies or set your browser not to accept cookies then the majority of the website will be inaccessible to you.
Improving our service
If you have agreed that we can, staff from Sandfords, or from our agents, may contact you from time to time by e-mail, text, SMS message or by telephone in order to get your views and comments on the services we provide to you.
It is very important to us that we provide you with the highest level of service. In order to help us do this, from time to time Sandfords may send you details of products and services which we think may be of interest to you.
Disclosure of your information to others
We will sell your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of the assets or business of Sandfords.
In addition, from time to time, Sandfords may share the information you supply to us with selected third parties to enable them to send you information which may be of interest to you.
Sandfords will share your information with its professional advisors, survey and research organisations and individuals and organisations whom we employ to perform functions in certain situations on our behalf. Examples of these functions include delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, providing marketing assistance in data analysis, handling credit card transactions, fulfilling orders, providing services, and following up on enquiries (including by phone, e-mail, text or SMS messages or, in writing). These agents have access to the personal information required in order to perform their functions.
Your details are disclosed to Sandford& Cooper Estates Limited of Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9BQ who will only use the information for the purpose of providing details of properties for sale or to rent and any other service on this website to you.
Compliance with law
We will release your personal information where we are legally entitled to or obliged or required to do so by law (for example, if required to do so by a Court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime). We may also exchange information with third parties for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Keeping our records accurate
We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, you may do so at any time by reference to the members web page where you can update or amend your information. If you have another query relating to your information, please contact us as in writing at Sandford & Cooper Estates Limited, Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9BQ.
Public forums and chat rooms
Sandfords’s web sites may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information on line your information can be collected and used by others. Therefore, if you post personal information on-line that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages in return. We cannot control the actions of any 3rd parties.
Third party sites
You have a right to access the personal data that is held by Sandfords about you. To obtain a copy of this information please write to Sandford & Cooper Estates Limited at Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9BQ . Sandfords will charge a fee of £10 for this. Please enclose this fee when sending your request to us.
We recognise industry standards and employ security safeguards to protect information from unauthorised access and misuse.