Privacy Policy

Hargreaves is committed to protecting your privacy and complying with UK and EU Data Protection laws, specifically the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective 25th May 2018.

This Privacy Notice explains the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. We want you to be fully informed about your rights, and how Hargreaves uses your data and keeps it safe.

Data Controllers

Hargreaves is responsible for collecting personal data required for our business operations which is made up of several companies and other entities as follows:

Brockhampton Land Company Ltd, Callstone Ltd, Harcon Ltd, Hargreaves Construction Company Ltd, Hargreaves Developments Ltd, Hargreaves Estates Ltd, Hargreaves Group Ltd, Hargreaves Group Holdings Ltd, Hargreaves Homes Ltd, Hargreaves Investment Properties Ltd, Hargreaves Leasing Ltd, Hargreaves Management Ltd, Hargreaves Properties Ltd, Hargreaves Property Holdings Ltd, Hargreaves Property Holdings (2015) Ltd, Hargreaves Property Investments Ltd, Hargreaves Residential Developments Ltd, Hargreaves Trustee Company Ltd, HCC 2011 Ltd, HCC (Employment) Ltd, Highswell Ltd, HM (Employment) Ltd, Hargreaves Construction Co Ltd 1984 Pension Scheme, Hopeso Ltd, HRD 2010 Ltd, Kentcoast Ltd, Locksley Securities Ltd, Portfield Estate Company Ltd, PV (NHA 1) Ltd, PV (NHA 2) Ltd, PV (R&C 1) Ltd, PV ( RRA 1) Ltd, PV ( RRA 2) Ltd, PV No 1 Ltd, PV No 2 Ltd, QRQ Ltd, Renvila Ltd, Shandhill Ltd, Solent Road Nominees Ltd, Summerbrook Ltd, Tamburello Ltd, Vanstian Ltd.

You can contact us either through our website or by using the details below.

Hargreaves, Rustington House, Worthing Road, Rustington, West Sussex, BN16 3PS

Telephone: 01903 777777

Email: [email protected]

For clarity, throughout this notice, ‘we’ and ‘us’ refers to Hargreaves Group and all the data controllers listed above.

Our lawful basis for processing data

The data protection law specifies reasons for which a company may collect and use personal data including:


In specific situations, we collect and process your data with your consent;

For example, when you tick a box to receive email communications.

Contractual obligation

In some circumstances, we may need your personal data to comply with our contractual obligations;

For example, when arranging leases or for the management of our residential estates.

Legal obligation

The law may require us to collect and process your data;

For example, if you are employed by us or seeking employment with us.

Legitimate interest

We may have legitimate interest in processing your personal data for the operation of our business;

For example, when we need to collect information to make payments to you, collect payments from you, or for maintaining up to date contact details.

Collecting personal data

We collect data when:

  • You visit our website.
  • You contact us by any means with queries, complaints etc.
  • You ask us to email you information about a property or service.
  • You book any kind of appointment with us.
  • You fill in any forms, for example, a direct debit mandate or a job application.
  • You have given permission to a third party to share your information with us.
  • A source is publicly available, for example, Land Registry or where the information is made public as a matter of law.
  • When you use car parks owned by us which have CCTV systems in place for the control of parking. These systems may record your image during your visit.

In addition, "cookies" (i.e. small text files placed on your computer for identification purposes) are used on our website, primarily to make our site more useful to you. They are not used for other purposes without your permission. If you download information, the data we collect is statistical only and not personally identifiable. Your web browser will notify you when you are receiving a cookie giving you the choice to either accept it or refuse it.

To find out more about cookies and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Types of personal data we collect

  • Contact details, for example, name, address, telephone number and email addresses for employees, business customers and suppliers.
  • Copies of documents you provide to prove your identity when the law requires this. This could be either a passport or a driving licence which will include your full name, address, date of birth, facial image, place of birth, gender and nationality.
  • Your image and your car number plate may be recorded on CCTV when you visit any of the sites or car parks that we own.
  • Technical information about your internet connection, browser, ip address where your computer is located, the web pages viewed and any search terms you entered.

How we use personal data

  • We will only use the information you provide for the purpose indicated.
  • We may also use this information to contact you about developments or other services which we think might be of interest to you. Information may also be shared with selected businesses to enable Hargreaves to effectively respond to enquiries and requests.
  • We will not, under any circumstances, sell your information.
  • We may use names and job titles on our website.
  • To protect our premises and visitors, we operate CCTV systems on our development sites and car parks. These record images for security based on our legitimate business interests. We manage our car parks in conjunction with Euro Car Parks
  • With your consent, we will use your personal data to keep you informed by email about news, products and services.
  • To send you communications required by law or which are necessary to inform you about changes to the services we provide you. For example, updates to this Privacy Notice.
  • To comply with our contractual or legal obligations to share information with law enforcement.
  • To send you survey and feedback requests to help improve our services.
  • Sometimes, we will need to share your details with a third party to deliver our services.

Safeguarding personal data

Hargreaves recognises its responsibility for the protection and privacy of your personal information. We will treat your data with care and take all appropriate steps to keep it secure.

We regularly monitor our systems for possible weaknesses and attacks and we carry out tests to identify ways to further strengthen security.

We have technological and operational security policies and procedures to protect your personal data against loss, misuse and unauthorized access; wherever possible we will use encryption.

How long we retain your personal data

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we will only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. In certain cases, it may be necessary to retain information for several years after our business relationship with you has ended, however, this will be continually reviewed and we will take account of best practice.

Sharing your information

We will only share your personal data with a third party where it is necessary to deliver our services.

Third parties may only use your data for the exact purposes specified in our contract with them and this information is processed securely and is deleted once the purpose is fulfilled.

We will only share data with third parties for their own purposes in very specific circumstances and only with your consent which is given at the point you supply the personal data to us.

We may be required to disclose your personal data to the police or other enforcement, regulatory or Government body upon a valid request to do so, taking your privacy into consideration always.

The following are examples of the types of third parties we work with:

Pension providers, payroll companies, insurance companies, managing agents, solicitors & banks.

Personal data and your rights

UK and EU data protection law guarantees you certain rights which Hargreaves will make every effort to meet. You have the right to:

  • Be informed about the personal information held about you.
  • Request rectification of incorrect personal data.
  • Request deletion of information held about you that is no longer necessary for a legitimate purpose.
  • Object to your information being processed in any way by Hargreaves.
  • Withdraw consent for personal data on which you previously gave consent.
  • If we choose not to comply with your request, we will provide you with the reasons for our refusal.
  • If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or wish to exercise your rights, please contact us by emailing [email protected].
  • If you have a complaint regarding the handling of your data, please contact us in the first instance, and we will try to resolve the issue, failing which you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office directly via the ICO website: or by calling 0303 123 1113.


The Hargreaves Group remains active in seeking further commercial and residential investment and development opportunities across the South East.

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