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Privacy Policy

Napier Management Services Ltd

General Data Protection Regulation Policy (GDPR) - We are committed to protecting your privacy. May 2018

UK Data Protection Legislation

We have very clear responsibilities under current legislation, to take good care of everyone’s
information and we take that responsibility very seriously.

Personal data is information which directly or indirectly identifies you. We are committed to processing your personal data in accordance with EU data protection laws. For the purposes of EU data protection laws Napier Management Services Ltd is the data controller.

It will be necessary for you to give us personal data so that we can provide you with the services and fulfil any contractual relationship with you or the property where you have an interest, inform you of our services, comply with applicable laws, regulations and/or codes of practice and for the other purposes as set out in this Notice where in our legitimate interests.

How we collect your information

Napier Management Services collects information via a variety of sources, including when you apply for and use our services, complete one of our forms, when you call, write, e-mail or meet with us or respond to a survey. We may collect information from you when you use our social media site, websites or any self-service portal.

From time to time we may operate CCTV/sound recording and/or use of photography to capture evidence of breach of tenancy, alleged anti-social behavior or crime.

We may also take photographs at our events and at the properties we manage to use for general marketing and publicity. However, photographs of individuals will only be used for those purposes with your consent.

We may receive information about you from third parties including:-

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect your personal information in a number of ways, including:

What information do we collect about you?

Type of Information and examples of what we collect.

Personal Details.

Information we have from our dealings with you or from anyone acting on your behalf

We may use your personal data for reasons including but not limited to the following:

How and where is my data stored?

Security of data is a major priority for us and we confirm that all data is stored in the UK. We hold information in IT systems which may be copied for testing, backup, archiving and disaster recovery purposes.

Napier Management Services Ltd operates a range of information and communication systems and technologies for efficient operation of the business. Personal Information is stored and managed in those systems which are maintained to achieve a high level of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) including following best practice cyber security standards

We will always ensure that any personal information that you provide to us, which is held electronically will be on secure servers. If any personal data is stored on servers in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we will undertake appropriate due diligence to ensure that any third party supplier adheres to appropriate EU standards of data protection.

We will take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to personal data.

We may also store personal information in paper form. Paper files will be kept in secure storage and access will be limited to authorised employees of Napier Management Services Ltd or to others where legally required to do so.

Who we share your data with.

We may disclose certain personal data in the following circumstances:

Data Retention and Disposal of Data

We will retain your personal data for a period of at least 7 years from the end of the relationship with Napier Management Services Ltd (usually when you sell or transfer your property or the management is transferred to another agent) to enable us to fulfil our record keeping obligations.

At the end of the relationship, your personal information will be archived in accordance with the timescales stated above, unless required by law to do otherwise. After this time, personal data will be placed beyond use or destroyed using professional Confidential Waste services, for which a Waste Transfer Note is retained.

In accordance with the Information Commissioners Office guidelines, we will:

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Your Rights

If you wish to exercise any of these rights or withdraw consent to use your personal data you should contact Napier Management Services as described below.

It will always help if you can be specific about what personal data you want to see, what it relates to and within what timeframe, as that will assist us greatly with our search.

You also have the right to l complain about the processing of your personal data with your local data protection supervisory authority (in the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office).

We may contact you periodically to conduct analysis and market research and to keep you up to date with relevant services and matters relating to your property and/or the property market and block management law, regulations, codes of practice. Where this information is provided electronically we may track your response, for example which emails you open. If you wish to stop receiving these types of communications from Napier Management Services Ltd you can click on the unsubscribe link in the communication or contact Napier Management Services as described below.

You have the right to ask us to change or withdraw your consent to us holding and processing your personal data. If you wish to exercise this right you should write (not email) giving the detail of your objections to:

The Managing Director Napier Management Services Ltd Unit 13 Fordingbridge Business Park Ashford Road Fordingbridge SP6 1BZ

It may not always be possible to agree to your request if it legitimately affects our ability to carry out our duties and obligations. Your rights will be unaffected and you will never suffer any detriment as a result of requesting to change or withdraw your consent.

How do you raise a complaint if you think your personal data is not being managed correctly?

Please put your complaint in writing to:

Mrs Aileen Lacey-Payne Napier Management Services Ltd Unit 13 Fordingbridge Business Park Ashford Road Fordingbridge SP6 1BZ

You will receive an acknowledgement of your complaint within 7 calendar days with a clear timeline of how your complaint will be dealt with.

If you are not satisfied with the outcome, you have the right to raise your concern to the Information Commissioners Office:

https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/

Changes to this Data Protection Notice

We may revise or supplement our Privacy Notice from time to time to reflect for example, any changes in our business, law, markets, or the introduction of any new technology. We will publish the updated Data Protection Notice on our website at: www.napiermanagement.co.uk

25 May 2018

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