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This policy sets out how we use and protect any personal information that you give us when you use this website.

Dauntons are committed to respecting your privacy. Our website is arranged so that you can visit our site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. If you choose to provide us with any information that might identify you, we assure you that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. If you have any questions about this policy or do not agree with it, please contact us at [email protected] or on 020 7834 800, before using this website.

Occasionally we may alter this policy and any changes will be posted on this page. Consequently you should check this page periodically to ensure you agree with any changes.

What information do we collect?

In general, you can use this website without giving us any information. However, additional services may be available if we have certain information about you.

We may collect the following information:

  • when you register on the website, your name and contact information, including email address and telephone number, your property search criteria (including, property type, price, areas, minimum bedrooms required, etc) and; your buying status (e.g. first time buyer);
  • when you register to receive news we will collect your name, your e-mail address, your physical address and your telephone number and the name of the company you work for.
  • about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration and to report aggregate information for internal purposes only. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

What do we use your information for?

This information is necessary for us to provide you with a quality service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • to provide to you information about the properties and to match your search criteria to property specifications.
  • to provide you with news on the specific subjects you have requested and to be able to improve our products and services.

Altering your details or registration

If you wish to alter the information we hold on you, you can contact us at 8 Denbigh Street, London, SW1V 2ER or on 020 7834 8000.

If you wish to unsubscribe from the news service you can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every news mailing.

Shared information

We will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than a purchaser or potential purchaser of our business unless we have your permission or law requires us. We may release your personal information to other agents or solicitors if you have entered into an agreement to buy or sell a property, unless you tell us otherwise.

Get copies of or amend the information we have collected on you

You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee of £15 to cover our costs will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at 8 Denbigh Street, London, SW1V 2ER.

If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail us as soon as you can. We will correct or update any information as soon as possible.

Linking

We may link to other websites, which are not within our control. Once you have left our website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. The transmission of information via the internet can never be completely secure. Although we will use reasonable endeavours to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have that information we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area.

Cookies

If you register with us or you continue to use the website, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies for certain areas of our website. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means that our website can recognise that you have visited our website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences on the website, and by seeing how you use the website, we can tailor the website around your preferences and measure usability of the website. You can, should you choose, disable the cookies from your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your computer. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting ‘Tools/Internet Options’ and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting ‘delete cookies’. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.