Martin & Co (UK) Ltd may process information that you provide including your customer details e.g. name, phone number(s), email, residential address and any transactional data including credit card details. All such data is treated as personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. Our aim when collecting this type of information is to serve you better, so we will not sell your information to any third parties.
Controllers of personal information
* When you make a transaction at any Martin & Co (UK) Ltd offices and offices trading under licence from Martin & Co (UK) Ltd
* When you make a transaction or purchase through the Martin & Co (UK) Ltd website
* When you subscribe to any of our email programmes in the United Kingdom
What personal information about customers does Martin & Co (UK) Ltd gather?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, customer experience. The personal data we collect includes your name, phone number(s), email and residential address. This information helps us to personalise and continually improve your experience in our offices and when using our website.
You don't have to register to access Martin & Co's website, however, we want to help you find exactly what you require as quickly and smoothly as possible. Therefore the more we know about your preferences the easier it is for us to help you. For this reason we encourage you to register with us.
Once you have registered, we are in a better position to recommend specific properties or services of potential interest to you. Your details may be combined with other information in our records in order to:
* Save you from having to keep giving us the same information for different services offered by Martin & Co (UK) Ltd and/or offices operated under licence from Martin & Co (UK) Ltd
* Help you to get more out of your visits to our website by suggesting information about products and services which may be useful to you
* Keep Martin & Co (UK) Ltd and offices trading under licence from Martin & Co (UK) Ltd up to date with your details.
Information you give us
We receive and store information. This includes information that relates to and identifies you ("personal data"), which you enter on our website, the details that you provide to us in our offices, or anything you give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but if you do so then you may not be able to take advantage of many of the features contained in our website.
You can choose to receive emails from us by signing up in our offices or online. When you sign up with Martin & Co (UK) Ltd, we may, from time to time, send you information about our affiliated companies.
The emails we send will include relevant news items, special offers, advance notice of new products and promotions, updates on services offered and notification of upcoming events. To ensure that we are providing materials of interest to you, we may monitor whether you have opened a particular email and the images and/or links you click on therein. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email message.
Automatic information and cookies
Like many websites, our site uses "cookies". Cookies are pieces of information that allow us to provide you with a more convenient and personalised experience by recording information about your preferences. Most browsers will allow you to prevent your computer from accepting cookies. However, if you choose to disable cookies, certain elements of our website's functionality will no longer be available to you. Please note that the information in our cookies can be requested only by the website and our browser will not pass these cookies to any other site.
You can read more about cookies and their use, at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's dedicated website:www.allaboutcookies.org
For what purposes does Martin & Co (UK) Ltd process personal data?
We use your personal data for purposes such as updating our account records, improving Martin & Co (UK) Ltd products and services, marketing of Martin & Co (UK) Ltd services and communicating with you. You may unsubscribe at any time, to stop receiving marketing material from us. You can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom email communications.
Does Martin & Co (UK) Ltd share the information it receives?
When we collect your personal information, it is shared only with our affiliate and subsidiary entities as mentioned above and third parties as further described herein:
Service providers and agents
We employ other companies and individuals to perform certain functions on our behalf. They only have access to the information needed to perform their functions, and only for the purpose of performing those functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
London and Country Mortgages Ltd
We may share your data with London and Country Mortgages Ltd, its professional advisors and any associated companies servicing their relationship with you.
As we continue to develop our business, we may sell or buy companies, subsidiaries, or business units. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In the unlikely event that Martin & Co (UK) Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired, user information will of course be one of the transferred assets.
Protection of our website and third parties
Is data transferred outside the EU?
What information can I access?
Martin & Co (UK) Ltd and each office operated under licence from Martin & Co (UK) Ltd is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 in the United Kingdom.
We take precautions to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data, and strive to keep it accurate. Martin & Co (UK) Ltd believes that you should have the ability to review and update your account information.
We do not seek or knowingly collect any personal information about children under 16 years of age.
Third party sites
Third party Internet sites that you can link through to from our website are not covered by our Privacy and Security policy, so we accept no responsibility or liability for these sites.
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