hold the following types of personal information:
We hold and process information which you provide to us:-
Depending on the information which you have provided to us, we may contact you by letter, e-mail, fax, telephone or SMS. If you would rather not be contacted by us, please let us know at the address noted below.
Unless we have your prior consent, we shall not sell, rent, trade or share any personal information which we hold except that:
if you are a Tenant or Guarantor:-
if you are a Customer:-
We will ensure to take all reasonable steps to keep accurate and up to date any information which we hold about you. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you should contact us info@AdvancedRent.co.uk to have the information corrected.
We will not hold on to any personal information for any longer than is reasonably necessary for the purposes noted above.
We undertake to process the personal information which we collect in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws relating to data protection which may be in force from time to time.
We have strict security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information (although we do not warrant that this is the case) in order to prevent unauthorised access. This means that we may ask for proof of identity before disclosing personal information to you.
We hold computerised and electronic personal information on computers and/or CD-ROMs held at the address noted below and/or a server which is managed remotely by Fasthosts, Discovery House, 154 Southgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2EX. We also hold tangible (or ‘hard copy’) personal information at the address noted below. From time to time, certain CD-ROMs or tangible (or ‘hard copy’) personal information may be transported by us to or from the address noted below.
The Website contains links to other websites. Equally, other websites may provide links to the Website. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies, if any, of each and every website which you use.
Please note that the Internet is not a secure medium. When submitting personal information to us using the Internet, your details may not be secure from access by third parties. The submission of personal information to us using the Internet is therefore made at your own risk. You are entitled in law to receive a copy of personal information or data about you which is held by us on payment of £10 (or such other sum as may be prescribed by law from time to time).
We will also, on written request from you, amend any personal information which we hold about you. Where we amend the personal information which we hold about you, we will generally retain a copy of the previous version for our records. However, as noted above, we will not hold on to any personal information for any longer than is necessary for the purposes noted above.
Our contact details are as follows:Advanced Rent Limited
Please note that, if you are under 16 years old, you must provide us with the name and address of your parent or guardian. We will let him or her know that you are providing us with personal information and seek any necessary consents from him or her.
Where you (or, if you are a Tenant or Guarantor, a Customer) voluntarily supply details of third parties to us (such as your existing or previous employers, and your existing or previous landlords), we may contact those third parties with a view to verifying any information which we have been provided about yourself.
You hereby agree that we or our agents may search the databases of third party data providers such credit reference agencies and Insurance Reference Agencies for the purposes described at section 3 above.
We may use your personal information to make credit decisions about you and/or to make judgments about your suitability to rent a property or act as guarantor (as the case may be) and make recommendations about such matters to Customers. To make or assist in the making of such decisions and recommendations, we may use a process call credit scoring and/or other automated decision making processes. Your personal details will be passed to our Customers, who may use that information to make similar decisions and recommendations about you. They in turn may pass your personal information to the landlord of the property which you propose (or, if you are the Guarantor, the Tenant whose obligations you are prospectively guaranteeing proposes) to rent.
As explained above, if you are a Tenant your personal details may be passed on to credit reference agencies and Insurance Reference Agencies. Such agencies may record the search and such information may be shared with credit grantors, insurers other persons making a search against you in future and be used for credit decisions and insurance decisions and fraud prevention.
In the event of you defaulting on rental payments in terms of any lease or tenancy agreement which you may have with a Customer, such information may be supplied to credit reference agencies and Insurance Reference Agencies.
We operate a policy of 100% opt-in marketing. The contact details you provide (such as your telephone number, fax number, postal address and email address) may be used by us to send you information about products and services. Your contact details may be provided to third parties for the purposes of direct marketing. Your contact details will only be used in this way if you have previously indicated your consent to receiving such messages.
You may opt-out from receiving such messages from us at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word ‘UNSUBSCRIBE’ in the subject or by writing to the address above. Where you have consented to receiving such message from third parties you will need to contact those third parties to opt-out of receiving such messages from them.
All marketing messages sent to you by us will contain a statement re-iterating these instructions as to how to opt-out.
If false, inaccurate or misleading information is provided and fraud is identified, details may be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information. We and other organizations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when: