By signing up to the UCFHTL site you agree to companies Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policies. You agree to make use of this site in a respectful manner. To register on the Universal Credit For Homes To Let (UCFHTL) site is free . However to view and be able to contact the landlords and agents who have advertised their property listings on the UCFHTL site you agree to choosing a home seeker pack and paying to be able to see all available property listing for the time period chosen by yourself from the home seeker pack which is Green Pack for 6 weeks access to view and contact available properties. You agree to the rates we currently charge you for access to all our available properties may increase or decrease at any time decided by us the Universal Credit For Homes To Let company (UCFHTL).
You agree to only contact advertisers by means of the official “contact advertiser” options available on each ad. For your own security, we advise you must not use any contact details contained within the body of an ad itself or hidden within images.
You can contact other members of the UCFHTL site via our on-site messaging system. However, please be advised we will not reveal any of our members’ contact details or other personal information without the relevant members’ permission. We do not routinely monitor all communications between Users via our on-site messaging system, but we may use software to track communications and we reserve the right to monitor them in order to investigate any suspected breach of our terms and conditions, any illegal behaviour or any other misuse of our service, or for any other reasonable reason as determined by us from time to time. We reserve the right, in our discretion, to archive or discard communications sent via the messaging system on our Platform after a minimum of fifty (50) days or otherwise immediately if we feel that the message is unlawful or inappropriate.
All payments will be processed by our third-party payment processor, currently Stripe or go cardless using their secure server or any other payment method as advertised on the Platform. We will under no circumstances charge your card without your permission as this is not a subscription but a pay as you go service for our home seekers. You agree to adhere to Universal Credit For Homes to Let home seeker guidelines and if there is found to be a breach of the UCFHTL terms & conditions & privacy policies their will be an immediate suspension of account were you will no longer be able to view any properties and any monies paid for access will be non refundable. You agree that all registration information you submit to the UCFHTL site will be truthful and accurate and you will maintain the accuracy of this information. This includes the user type you register as.
Resolution of disputes
All though it is never our hope for any disputes, we understand however complete customer satisfaction is not always hundred percent guaranteed. If for any reason a dispute arises between you and Universal Credit For Homes to Let (UCFHTL), we strongly encourage you to contact us first So that we can directly deal with the dispute and aim to seek a resolution as we try our up most best to keep all our users of the UCFHTL Site happy with the service being provided to them. Any disputes can aim to be resolved by contacting [email protected] or contacting us on 0333 034 8988.
There is no guarantee that any e-mail you send will be received by Universal Credit for Homes To Let or that the confidentiality of that e-mail will be maintained during internet transmission.
Any disputes arising from the use of this website shall always be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. International transfers of personal information. As the Internet can be accessed worldwide, if you
are visiting the site from outside the UK, your visit will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international borders. By visiting this site and communicating electronically with us you are consenting to these transfers.
information and how to contact us or supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.
For business purposes we collect, use, store and transfer different types of personal data depending on who you are.
If you are Advertising, renting, a property through Universal Credit For Homes To Let, or renting, letting a property from one of our clients, we collect and use your personal data to provide you with our services. The personal data we collect and use may include:
Identity Data (name, marital status, title, date of birth, gender, national insurance number, Confirmation of Universal Credit, username and password, purchases made by you, your interests and preferences, property ownership details or other evidence of your ability to let the
property, references, credit checks, details of your immigration status, employment history (current and former employer) feedback and survey responses
Special Category Data, for example, details of criminal offence / convictions, details about vulnerable people in your household, such as children or elderly people (and we may ask for their ages and dates of birth and information about any special requirements they may have) or other information
we may require to comply with guidelines on matters of public health or concern (e.g. Covid-19). Contact Data (billing address, address (including past address email address and telephone numbers)
Financial Data (bank account and payment details, salary, bank details, mortgage statements, credit card details. Details of your dependents. Transaction Data (details about payments to and from you and other services you have purchased through us)
Technical Data (internet protocol address, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, identification number, online identified, location data and other similar identifying information required for the customer’s device(s) to communicate with websites and applications on the internet)
Usage Data (how you use our website products and services, the full uniform resource locators clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), download errors, lengths of visit to certain pages, page interaction information, methods to browse away from the page and any phone numbers you use to call us) Marketing and Communications Data (your marketing preferences from us and our third parties and your communication preferences) Call recordings (recordings of your conversations with us) Any special requirements you may have in relation to attending viewings (such as timing commitments or other requirements) Where you apply for a role with us and/or are successful we may collect use and store the following categories of personal data about you: Information in your application form and CV (including your name, date of birth, gender, NI number, contact details and employment and education history);Identity Data (name, marital status, title, date of birth, gender, national insurance number, and driving licence), relevant documents evidencing your right to work, information provided by your referees about your employment history, any information you provide to us during the interview process Financial Data (bank account and payment details, salary, bank details Marital status and dependents, next of kin and emergency contact information Information that you provide to us about your health, including any disability or medical condition; and Information about criminal convictions and offences Information obtained through electronic means such as swipe card or through access control systems Location and use of Company vehicle via telemetry, telematics, or other technological data (including video recording).
Information obtained through your use of any mobile telephone provided to you, including via the internet, information about your use of or through our information and communications systems. We also may collect and use Aggregated Data. For example, when you visit our website, we may aggregate data about your usage to tell us about how certain features on our website are used. This is not usually classified as personal data as whilst it derives from personal data (in the example, it is derived from your Usage Data) the aggregated way that we typically collect and use this data means that it does not reveal your identity to us. If we do link this Aggregated Data to your personal information, it will be treated as personal data in line with this policy.
How we collect personal data
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through: This is the most common source of your personal data is through direct interactions. You may give us personal data when you fill in forms of correspond with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. For example, when you apply for or enquire about our services; create an account on our website; subscribe to our service or publications; request marketing to be sent to you; contact us through social media; enter a competition, promotion or survey; or give us some feedback; or speak with us on the telephone and we record the call make a complaint. Third parties or publicly available sources As well as by direct interactions with you, we may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources. For example, from: payment service providers Credit referencing agencies Government or Police Databases or registers Where you apply for a role with us, we collect use and store the following categories of personal data about you: Information in your application form and CV (including your contact details and employment and education history); Relevant documents evidencing your right to work Information you provide to us during the interview process Information provided by your referees concerning your employment history Information that you provide to us about your health, including any disability or medical condition; and Information about criminal convictions and offences that you provide to us or that we obtain from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
How we protect your information
All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).
The internet is not a secure medium. We use the most up-to-date technologies to protect the information you give us. We also keep your information confidential. Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information.
How long we retain your information
Personal data will only be retained for as long as necessary for the purpose of processing. However, the retention periods can differ based on the purpose the data was provided, the requirements of the business, and the lawful basis for processing. Within our business activities there are some legal and legitimate interest requirements which apply to the retention of personal data; the maximum retention period is 5 years from the date the transaction concluded. In the absence of any legal requirements, data is to be deleted when: the purpose for which it was provided is no longer valid; or the data subject has withdrawn consent; or the data is no longer up to date.
Universal Credit For Homes To Let is registered with the Information Commissioners officer (ICO) Data Protection Act 2018 Number ZB553739
Universal Credit For Homes To Let is committed to operating its business in a transparent and open manner consistent with our legal and regulatory obligations. We are aware that the real estate industry is a target for organised criminals seeking to launder the proceeds of criminal activity. We
always seek to prevent this activity by cooperating fully with the authorities and reporting suspicious activity to the National Crime Agency. As part of this commitment, we adopt a strict compliance of all Anti-Money Laundering rules, with specific emphasis on the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, the Bribery Act 2010 and the Terrorism Act 2000. Universal Credit For Homes To Let policy commitment is applicable to all of our customers, including landlords, Agents and tenants. As a result, we obtain and hold for a period of at least seven years evidence pertaining to our customers’ identity and, where appropriate, we obtain proof of ownership of property and source/destination of funds. We will be unable to proceed with any work on behalf of our customers if we are unable to obtain this information. Customers’ identity will be subject to an electronic identity check, which may also include a credit check if the business is Integrated or Sold If this business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisors and any prospective purchasers and their advisors and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
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Privacy concerns and how to contact us.
We never like to leave our clients dissatisfied and we always aim to resolve any query or concern you may raise about our use of your information. The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns or telephone: 0303 123 111