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.
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.
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.
The law may require us to collect and process your data;
For example, if you are employed by us or seeking employment with us.
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:
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.
Types of personal data we collect
How we use personal data
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: