Horner Associates Limited
Data Privacy Statement

Terminology

Personal data is any information that could identify a person (data subject). Personal sensitive data relates to information concerning a data subject’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union activities, physical or mental health, sexual life, or details of criminal offences.
A data subject is any identified or identifiable person whose personal data is processed by the data controller responsible for the processing.
A data controller determines the purposes for data processing and the way personal data is processed.
Processing is any action or actions performed on personal data such as collection, organisation, storage, erasure or destruction. This list is not exhaustive.

Data Collection

Horner Associates Limited obtains personal data that is required to provide services. Horner Associates Limited can source personal data directly from data subjects, through horner-associates-ltd.co.uk when submitted via the contact form, and Horner Associates Limited can receive personal data from third-parties such as estate agents if compatible with services.
Horner Associates Limited customarily obtain contact details and additional information may be required to complete services. Bank details are not a category of personal data retained by Horner Associates Limited.

Data Processing

Horner Associates Limited acts as a data controller by processing personal data. Processing must be with legitimate interest and compatible with the reason the data was originally collected. Horner Associates Limited may be required to process personal data for investigating, detecting and reporting crime; to demonstrate compliance and to actively comply with laws, acts and industry standards that may apply.
Horner Associates Limited may be required to contact data subjects in support of services and to respond to enquiries. Horner Associates Limited will not contact data subjects with unrelated marketing information.
Horner Associates Limited may be required to share personal data with essential third parties in support of services. Horner Associates Limited does not share personal data with unrelated third parties.

Data Protection and Retention

Horner Associates Limited have security measures in place to protect personal data and to strictly limit access to persons of authority. There is also a Firewall (security software) in place to protect internal information from the internet.
Horner Associates Limited retains personal data for as long as it is needed and justified. Personal data retained by Horner Associates Limited can be reviewed at any time to determine whether it is still needed which can result in the destruction or archiving of personal data. Please be aware that companies can keep personal data for longer if kept for public interest archiving or statistical purposes.

Google Analytics

When someone visits horner-associates-ltd.co.uk a third-party service called Google Analytics is used to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is to discover factors such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site. This information is processed in a way which does not identify anyone; Horner Associates Limited does not make, and does not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Cookies

Horner Associates Limited may obtain data from cookies through horner-associates-ltd.co.uk. These are small text files that are placed on a computer by visited websites; they are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently. Cookies also enable delivery of more personalised content. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Please note that in a few cases some of the website features may not function if cookies are removed from the browser.

External Websites

Horner-associates-ltd.co.uk may contain links to external websites. Horner Associates Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and encourages visitors to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personal data.

Your Rights

Data subjects have right of access to personal data retained by Horner Associates Limited and the right to be informed; the right to rectify personal data that may be incorrect; the right to erasure; the right to restrict processing; the right to data portability; the right to not be subjected to automated decision making and the right to object and withdraw consent at any time. Please contact Tracey Balwin on 01226 285555 if you wish to discuss personal data retained by Horner Associates Limited.