Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice – Pad Residential

 

Fitton Business Agency Limited (company number: 3439868) trading as Pad Residential (PAD)

of 74 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 2RJ We act as a data processor in respect of your personal data, along with the owner, management company or lettings agency (Appointer) who has appointed us (where applicable) to provide services in respect of the relevant property (Property) who also act as a data controller in respect of your personal data. If you have any queries in respect of your personal data or this policy you can contact us by writing to us at the above address, calling us on 0161 839 9654 or emailing us at ian@getapad.co.uk

 

The collection of rents from tenants is outsourced by PAD to Scanlans Consultant Surveyors LLP (Scanlans). A copy of the Scanlans Privacy Notice is available on the Scanlans website at www.scanlansconsultantsurveyors.com or on request.

 

This notice sets out how we will use your personal data as part of the property management services we provide in respect of the Property.  Please ensure that you have read and understood this notice and keep a copy for future reference.

 

We may collect and hold the following personal data about you: your name, address, email address, phone number, bank details, vehicle registration, images of you captured on CCTV (if installed at the Property) and records of any correspondence we have had with you in respect of the Property/our management. We may receive this from the Appointer (or a party authorised to act on their behalf) or directly from you. To help us keep your data accurate, please let us know if there are any changes to your personal data.

 

We use your personal data to perform a contract with you or for our legitimate interests. We use the personal data set out above to provide our property management services to you/your management company or your landlord (for example, using your payment details to collect and process rent, service charge and associated payments, using your name and contact details to provide updates and information in respect of your property, to keep records and deal with necessary property-related documentation). We may use records of correspondence with you for our own internal purposes of improving our services or for the defence of legal actions on the basis of our legitimate interests. Where possible, we will seek to anonymise your personal data before doing so.

 

We may also send you marketing communications from time to time with your consent. We will only do this if you have opted in to receiving marketing communications and provided your name, email address and/or address for this purpose. In such circumstances, we will process your personal data to contact you with news and information which may be of interest to you and/or future events (as applicable) on the basis of your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data in this way at any time and can do so by contacting us using the details below or following the “opt-out” link in any email marketing communication we send to you.

 

If you object to us processing your personal data we may not be able to provide our property management services in respect of you at the Property. We would need to inform the Appointer and this could affect the terms of your occupation (if you are a resident).

 

We do not transfer any of your data outside of the European Economic Area. 

 

We will share some of your personal data with selected third parties. This will include our contractors who need to know your information to carry out work at the Property (building, electrical, plumbing, general maintenance, parking enforcement etc.), Scanlans FM Limited (a company within our group), our IT service provider, our email platform provider, credit reference agencies and third parties who operate data storage/management systems on our behalf.  Full details of such third parties can be provided on request (using the contact details above). We may also be required by law or regulation to share your personal data with HM Revenue & Customs and other regulatory authorities.

 

We will retain and process your personal data for such time as you are resident (if applicable) at the Property and for a period thereafter to comply with necessary administrative formalities.  We will continue to hold and use your personal data as set out above for such time as you remain resident at the property (if applicable) (or, if less, for such time as we act as manager of the Property). After we have confirmed that you are no longer resident (if applicable) at the Property, or where we cease to manage the Property, we will continue to hold your personal data for up to six years after you leave the Property/we cease management for administrative and accounting reasons although such details will be anonymised after the third year of such period. In the case of CCTV imagery, recordings are retained for no longer than 31 days.

 

We have put in place appropriate security measures to protect your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know such information. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

 

You have the following rights in respect of the personal data we hold about you:  (i) a right of access to such data; (ii) a right to object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing you damage or distress; (iii) a right to prevent processing for direct marketing; and (iv) a right to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the details set out above.  You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) but we request that you contact us before escalating any complaint to the ICO.

 

Our data protection officer can be contacted at the above address and telephone number and by email to ian@getapad.co.uk  

 

We may update this policy from time to time to reflect changes in the way we use your personal data or legal/regulatory requirements. If we do update this policy, we will let you know be sending a copy of the updated policy to you.

 

 

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