Our Privacy Policy

This privacy notice sets out how we will process personal data we collect from or about you, or
which you provide to us. Please read this notice carefully to understand why data is being
collected and what we do with that data.

Our website and services may contain links to independent websites which are not provided by us.
Such independent sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for and have not
checked and approved their content or their privacy policies.

We may change the privacy notice from time to time by amending this page.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation EU
2016/679, the data controller is Paul O’Shea Homes Limited a company registered in England
under company number 8713870 whose registered address is Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon,
Surrey, CO0 0XZ.

What type of information will we collect from you?

The personal information we collect from you will typically include the following:

● Full name and contact details (including your contact number, email and postal address)
● Information relating to your identity where we are required by law to collect this to comply
with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and the Immigration Act
● Information on your close connections where we are required to conduct conflicts of
interests under regulatory obligations
● Your banking details where required such as where you are letting a property or, where
renting, to set up an approved tenancy deposit account for you and arrange for rental
payments
● Information on any access requirements you have necessary to enable us to find suitable
properties for you, which may consist of special category personal data comprising details
of any disability or other health information about you
● Details about your areas of interest where we wish to send you marketing information
about similar products and services
● Usage information about your visits to our website (which enable our website to remember
information about you and your preferences) and use of our site. [Please read our 'Cookie
Policy' for further details.] This may include information about your visit, including [the full
Uniform Resource Locators (URL),] [clicks through to and from our site (including date and
time),] [products you viewed or searched for'] [page response times,] [download errors,]
[length of visits to certain pages,] [page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks,
and mouse-overs),] [methods used to browse away from the page,] [OTHER] and any
phone number used to call our customer service number
● Other technical information, including what devices you use to connect to our App, device
location data where this function is not disabled by you on your device, [the Internet
protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet,] [your login
information,] [browser type and version,] [time zone setting,] [browser plug-in types and
versions,] [operating system and platform
● Your communications with us, including a record of the email or telephone correspondence
created when you contact us as part of a product or service query
Where we need to collect personal data by law (for example to meet our obligations to prevent
fraud and money laundering) 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 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.

On what basis can we process your information?

The legal grounds under data protection legislation for processing your personal data are as
follows:

● It is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or to take steps
prior to entering into a contract with you, for us to provide you with our products and
services
● You have given us explicit consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more
specific purposes, namely 1) where you have given us consent to receive electronic
marketing by us and/or 2) to process your Special Category Personal Data described
above. You do not need to provide us with marketing consent in order to receive our
services
● It is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, except where our interests are
overridden by the interests, rights or freedoms of affected individuals (such as you). To
determine this we shall consider a number of factors, such as what you were told at the
time you provided your data, what your expectations are about the processing of the data,
the nature of the data, and the impact of the processing on you. Our legitimate interests
include processing necessary to improve and to promote our services and product and to
better understand our customers’ interests and knowledge of the property market and to
administer the technical aspects of our service and products.
● Where we need to comply with a legal obligation; or in rare circumstances
● Where we need to protect your interests (or someone else's interests); and/or
● Where it is needed in the public interest or for official purposes
What are we going to do with your information?
We will hold and use personal information about you in the following ways:
● To fulfil our obligations to you when providing you with our property services
● To share your information with others where necessary to fulfil our property services for
you or where acting as agent for a third party on your behalf
● To comply with our statutory and regulatory obligations, including [verifying your identity,
prevention of fraud and money laundering and to assess your credit worthiness
● Communicate with you during the course of providing our services, for example with your
enquiries and requests
● Statistical purposes so we can analyse figures to help us manage our business and plan
strategically for the future
● To provide you, or to enable third parties to provide you, with information about goods or
services we feel may interest you, where you have provided permission for us to do so or,
if you are an existing customer only, where we choose to contact you by electronic means
(including e-mail or SMS) with information about our own goods and services similar to
those which you have already obtained from us or negotiated to obtain from us . For those
marketing messages you can unsubscribe at any time
● Track your use of our service including your use of our App in order to improve these
● To notify you about changes to our service
● To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and
for your computer

How long we keep your data for

We will retain your personal data for different periods depending on the service you have chosen
to use us for, which may be a longer period than that for which we need to hold your data to
provide those services, i.e. where we are under regulatory or statutory duties to hold your data for
a longer period or need to retain it in the event of a legal claim or complaint.

Who your information will be shared with

We will pass your details to the following organisations (our “data processors”) who carry out
certain activities on our behalf as part of us providing our services: https://uk.payprop.com/,
http://www.thelettingpartnership.co.uk/, https://www.letalliance.co.uk/, http://etsos.co.uk/
https://www.agencyexpress.co.uk/ Highfield Board Company, Google Apps for Business,
http://www.expertagent.co.uk/, https://bagshawandhardy.com/ Justine Cutis (DEE).
We will also pass your details where necessary to your property solicitors and those of the other
party to your transaction. We will also disclose your personal information to third parties:

● In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your
personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
● If our company or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which
case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.
● If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any
legal or regulatory obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our company,
our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes without first obtaining
your prior consent.

Security of your data

Your data will be held on secure servers within the European Economic Area ("EEA") with all
reasonable technological and operation measures put in place to safeguard it from unauthorised
access. Where possible any identifiable information will be encrypted or minimised.
If we have given you a username and password which enables you to access certain parts of your
matter on our systems, you are responsible for keeping it confidential. Please do not share it with
anyone.

Your rights

How you can access and update your information

You have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you, known as a data
subject access request. You also have the right to request that information we hold about you
which may be incorrect, or which has been changed since you first told us, is updated or removed.
These requests are free of charge and can be sent to Paul O'Shea 0208 668 3222 Airport House,
Purley Way, Croydon, CR0 0XZ

How you can request erasure of your data

You can ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing
to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you
have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where you have
withdrawn consent for us to process it (as explained below), where we may have processed your
information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local
law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for
specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.

How you can withdraw your consent

You have the right at any time to withdraw any consent you have given us to process your
personal data. Please note if you withdraw your consent it will not affect the lawfulness of any
processing of your personal data we have carried out before you withdrew your consent. Should
you wish to do so you can change your consent preferences at any time please contact Paul
O'Shea 0208 681 7000 Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, CR0 0XZ


How you can restrict or object to us using your data

You can ask us to suspend the way in which we are using your information in certain scenarios, or
object to our processing your data where we are relying on a legitimate interest ground (or those
of a third party) and you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms, or where we are
processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases where you object, we
may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which
override your rights and freedoms.

Please note that if you want us to restrict or stop processing your data this may impact on our
ability to provide our services. Depending on the extent of your request we may be unable to
continue providing you with our service.

Any queries or concerns about the way in which your data is being used can be sent to Paul
O'Shea 0208 681 7000 Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, CR0 0XZ

Moving your information to another organisation

In the event that we process your data by automated means where you have either provided us
with consent for us to use your information or where we used the information to perform a
contract with you, you have the right to request that we send to you or to another organisation, a
copy of the personal data we hold about you, for example when you are dealing with a different
service provider. If you would like us to move, copy, or transfer your information please let us
know by email to info@paul-oshea.co.uk. We will respond to you within one month after assessing
whether this is possible, taking into account the technical compatibility with the other organisation
in question.

Complaints about the use of your personal data

If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to
have the matter investigated by writing to info@paul-oshea.co.uk

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in
accordance with the law you can complain to the UK data protection regulator, the Information
Commissioner’s Office. Further details can be found at www.ico.org.uk or 0303 123 1113.