Privacy Policy

How we use and secure your personal data

Taking your data seriously

EstateAgentFeeds.com (the Service, "us", "we") takes your privacy very seriously. We ask that you read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when we collect personal information about you, including how we will use your personal data when you use our service and the steps that we take to ensure that your data is kept safe.

Why do we collect personal data?

We collect and use your data as a fundamental part of both providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

What personal information do we collect?

In order to provide you with the Service and for other lawful reasons related to the legitimate interests of EstateAgentFeeds.com, we may collect some or all of the following personal information about you, your company and or your customers using the Service.

Personal Information that you provide to us, such as when using the registration form on our website, or information we need to create an account including you or your customers' name, job title, email address, business name and address, contact telephone number and other contact details;

Information you inform us to collect: such as you or your customers' business Branch information and ID number used by 3rd party property portals. We collect this information to allow our service to connect to 3rd party accounts which forms a critical part of our data feed upload service.

Email correspondence: if you contact us by email, we will typically keep a permanent record of that correspondence;

Access tokens: if you opt-in to our social media integration features, we may collect and store access tokens for your account. These access tokens allow us to automate messages and posts to social media account(s) on your or your customers' behalf.

Rightmove Performance Data: may be collected for UK customers using our Rightmove real-time data feed service. This performance data may include but is not limited to:

  • The number of visits and clicks your property details have recieved within the Rightmove website.
  • Enquiries, customer names, email addresses and phone records that you've received through the Rightmove website.

Information about how you use our website and services: We may use Google Analytics, CrazyEgg and other tracking services to collect information about the amount of time you use our website, your typing and browsing patterns, the pages you visit, and other information about your activities while using the Service. We collect Usage Data in order to improve the user experience of our website, to further develop our services, and to understand what your usage patterns and preferences are so that our future marketing efforts are relevant to our target audience;

Device Information: such as information about your device operating system, browser version, software application, IP address, geolocation, security status and other device information in order to improve your experience, to protect against website hacking, fraud and manage risk;

Cookies: we use cookies and similar browser based tracking technologies to track your activity while using our website or the Service.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files with small amounts of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies from EstateAgentFeeds.com or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions or all of the Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service such as handling when you are logged in.
  • Local Storage Cookies. We use Local Storage cookies to remember your dashboard preferences.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Cookies used on this website:

Some of the cookies that we use on this site, and the purposes for which these cookies are used, are provided below. Please note that this list is not exhaustive; additional cookies may be added, and we may update or remove the cookies below.

  • eaf_acc_banner (EstateAgentFeeds.com) no duration - we set this to prevent the same dashboard popup advert appearing.
  • _ceir (CrazyEgg) 5 years - track whether a visitor has visited our website before.
  • __cfduid (CrazyEgg) 1 year - Used by the content network, Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic.

How will we use your personal information?

In this section, we set out the purposes for which we use your personal information that we collect via our website and, in compliance with our obligations under European law, identify the "legal grounds" on which we rely to process the information.

We will primarily use your personal, business or customer information that's collected at the point of registering for the Service to provide the Service.

Your name and business contact details: are used to create an account:

  • So that you are recognised within our subscription based system.
  • So that we can correspond with any 3rd party portal accounts and provide the Service.
  • So that you can participate in interactive features of the Service when you choose to do so.

Your email address: is primarily used along with a password as part of our website login process so that you can login to your dashboard, use the Service and view or amend your personal information. Your email address is also used:

  • So that we can send you system notifications related to data feed errors and billing.
  • To notify you about changes to the Service.
  • To provide customer care and support

Overall we use data that we collect to:

  • Provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • Monitor the usage of the Service
  • Detect, prevent and address technical issues

Processing of payments on our site

When you submit a payment request through our service, we pass your payment information (including, the current transaction, your email address, credit card details and IP address) to a third party service provider (Stripe https://stripe.com/gb/privacy) which conducts anti-fraud checks on our behalf. Our online payment service merely queries whether the payment information provided by you satisfies the criteria set by Stripe's algorithm and then returns back the results. If your payment information does not satisfy Stripe's criteria, the payment request is declined.

Transfer of your data

For the purposes of delivering the Service, data we collect may be shared with 3rd party property portals and services that you've opted in to using through the Service. This will usually only be the property portal(s) or websites you've signed up with such as Rightmove, Zoopla or OnTheMarket.

Your information, including personal or business data, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including personal data, to United Kingdom and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

EstateAgentFeeds.com will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your personal, business or customer data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of your data

Legal requirements

EstateAgentFeeds.com may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation.
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of EstateAgentFeeds.com.
  • To prevent or investigate possible fraud or criminal activity in connection with the Service.
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.
  • To protect against legal liability.

Service requirements

In order to provide the Service, we may, occasionally, appoint other organisations to carry out some of the processing activities on our behalf. These may include, for example, mass mailing hosts such as Amazon AWS or MailChimp. In these circumstances, we will ensure that personal information is properly protected and that it is only used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security of your data and how long we keep it

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your personal data will be retained for as a long as you are a customer of EstateAgentFeeds.com and will be deleted within 6 months thereafter. We will take every measure to safeguard against unauthorised or unlawful processing and accidental loss to your data.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Your rights and access to your personal information

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send an email mydata@estateagentfeeds.com.

If you have any questions in relation to our use of your data, you should first contact us at mydata@estateagentfeeds.com. Under certain conditions, you may have the right to require us to:

  • (a) provide you with further details on the use we make of your information;
  • (b) provide you with a copy of information that you have provided to us;
  • (c) update any inaccuracies in the personal information we hold;
  • (d) delete any personal information the we no longer have a lawful ground to use;
  • (e) where processing is based on consent, to withdraw your consent so that we stop that particular processing;
  • (f) object to any processing based on the legitimate interests ground unless our reasons for undertaking that processing outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights; and
  • (g) restrict how we use your information whilst a complaint is being investigated.

Your exercise of these rights is subject to certain exemptions to safeguard the public interest (e.g. the prevention or detection of crime) and our interests (e.g. the maintenance of legal privilege). If you exercise any of these rights we will check your entitlement and respond in most cases within a month.

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in particular in the Member State of the European Union of your usual place of residence, place of work or the place where the violation occurred) if you consider that the processing of personal data related to you infringes the data protection legislation.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "publish date" at the bottom of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Have questions about this notice?

If you would like to contact EstateAgentFeeds.com with any queries about this notice, please send an email to mydata@estateagentfeeds.com or call +44(0)20 8469 3801.

Publish date Jan 2018

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