Anderson’s is committed to protecting and processing your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 2018 (the legislation). For the purpose of the legislation and your personal data, Anderson’s is the Data Controller, Mrs Joanne Anderson is the person responsible for data protection and can be contacted at 96 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FB.
The General Data Protection Regulations are to safeguard your personally identifiable information or personal data. This privacy notice will be regularly reviewed and updated.
The personal data we process may also include other sensitive data concerning health, if relevant to any application you make to us. Where the provision of data is a statutory, a contractual requirement or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, a refusal to provide the data may mean that we are unable to provide you with our service.
To ensure that we provide you with the best service possible we will need to collect and retain certain personal data. The data may be collected and processed by Anderson’s staff. We source the data from the completed application forms and other documents you complete or provide. We may source data from 3rd parties or via third parties e.g. Credit referencing company, lenders, referees, local authority.
Your personal data will be used for the activities regarding the referencing and management of the property. There are six lawful basis of processing your data including consent, a legitimate interest, contract fulfilment, a legal obligation and a vital interest. For each usage of the date the lawful basis of the processing of your data will be identified. A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to process your personal data which needs to be balanced with your interests i.e. what is right and best for you.
Where we state that we have a legitimate interest, the fact that we have a legitimate interest and what that legitimate interest is, will be stated e.g. to keep in touch with you during and after the tenancy; to seek your consent when we need it to contact you; fulfilling our legal and contractual duties. Your personal data will be processed during and after your tenancy and any subsequent tenancy arranged through us.
Where you visit our website we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns.
We may obtain information by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to our site.
It will be necessary for us to process or share all or some of your personal data with a range of individuals, businesses and organizations and these may include reference companies, utility providers and management providers, landlords, maintenance contractors, landlords, tenants, mortgage lenders, block management agent and other public bodies.
Your personal data is stored in cabinet files and archive files at the registered address and digitally. Your data is always stored within the European Union or outside of the European Union but with an organisation operating under the General Data Protection Regulations.
We will retain some elements of your personal data for up to the time defined for up to six years after your tenancy. What information can be anonymized will be when no longer required for either contractual fulfilment or a legitimate interest. If the lawful basis for processing your data was consent then you may withdraw consent at any time.
You have a right of access to check your personal data to verify the lawful basis of processing. We are obliged to respond to an access request within 30 days and may not charge a fee unless the request is unfounded, excessive or repetitive. If a fee is charged it is to be a reasonable fee based upon the administrative cost of providing the information.
You have a right to rectification if the data we hold is either inaccurate or incomplete. If your data has been disclosed to third parties then we must inform them of the rectification, where possible.
You have a right to erasure of your data when consent is our basis of processing (the right to be forgotten). You may request that your personal data be erased, for example, where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing or where you withdraw consent. We will comply with your request unless we have another basis of processing justifying our retaining the data (for example a legal requirement or the defence of a legal claim).
You have some rights to ask us to restrict processing i.e. to block or suppress processing where, for example, the data may be incorrect and whilst the accuracy is verified. We are permitted to store the data.
You do have a right to object to further processing of your personal data. We may be required to stop processing unless there is some other legitimate basis of processing such as a legitimate interest or a requirement for the exercise or defence of a legal claim.
Where the lawful basis for processing is your consent, you may withdraw consent at any time by writing to, Joanne Anderson, Anderson’s at 96 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FB or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The supervisory authority responsible for data protection is the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) to whom concerns may be reported by phone on 0303 123 1113 or +44 1625 545 745 if calling from outside the UK, by email using the form on the website ico.org.uk or the live chat function.
Updated December 2023