The information on this page outlines the issues concerning privacy of personal data.
Please use the following links to access the sub-sections:
By inputting data and by using this website generally, you consent to the collection and use of the information for the purposes set out below.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. However, the internet is not a secure medium of communication and, although we will use our reasonable endeavours, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you input into this website or send to us over the internet (via email for example). Accordingly, we are not, and will not be, responsible for any damages you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information beyond our control.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is the data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 since Seaside & Country Homes is affiliated thereto. We are only allowed to process personal data in accordance with the purposes notified to the Information Commissioner.
We collect four kinds of information from visitors to this website:
We collect your contact details and the nature of your interest in the Seaside & Country Homes scheme.
We collect your contact details and the nature of your interest in the Seaside & Country Homes scheme
We collect the feedback including queries and complaints you send us concerning the Seaside & Country Homes scheme project.
(i) Session cookies
Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a website. The cookies our site uses are "session cookies". These store some of your "preferences" while you move around the site. You can set your computer not to accept cookies. However, if you do this, you will not be able to log in or change your regional preference. Session cookies are deleted when you leave the site.
(ii) Log files
Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site.
Log files do not contain any personal information.
The principal purposes for which we collect and store your data are to:
- Facilitate a dialogue between local authorities and housing associations in areas with a high demand for housing and such bodies in areas with a surplus of housing.
- Inform local authorities and housing associations of people in their area with an interest in the Seaside & Country Homes and, thereby, facilitate the provision of information to such people
- Monitor, improve and administer the content of the website and the services provided
- Customise the content and/or layout of our site for each individual user.
The purposes for which we collect and store your data require the information to be distributed to housing officers in housing associations and local authorities who will, themselves, be bound by the Data Protection Act and general law.
Other than as detailed above, we do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us written permission to do so or unless obliged to do so by law.
- Email email@example.com
- Telephone 08450 21 20 20
- Or write to the Housing Mobility Team, Greater London Authority, Third Floor, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA
We may charge you for assessing your information as permitted by law. Where this is the case, you will be informed and asked to confirm whether you still wish to assess the information
We will amend or delete any personal data relating to you that are found to be incorrect or out of date. If you are aware of any changes that should be made to your personal data, please contact us as soon as possible.
We will evaluate the personal data collected periodically to determine whether it should continue to be held.