Legal

Access to this Site and Changes

1. Access to and use of the www.torc24.co.uk website (this “Site”) is provided by us subject to these Site Terms. “We” are Spaull Limited, a company registered in England under number 2509770 with registered office at Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1GN.

2. Your use of any part of this Site constitutes your acceptance of these Site Terms which takes effect on the date on which you first use this Site. If you do not agree with these Site Terms, you should cease using this Site immediately.

3. We reserve the right to change these Site Terms at any time without notice to you by posting changes online. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the amended Site Terms.

4. You are responsible for all access to this Site through your Internet connection and for bringing these Site Terms to the attention of all such persons.

5. You must not submit to us or to this Site or to any visitor to this Site any viruses, Trojan horses, trap doors, back doors, easter eggs, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.

6. You shall fully and promptly indemnify us against all damages, proceedings, claims, demands, liabilities, losses, charges, costs and expenses which we may suffer or incur as a result (direct or indirect) of any breach by you of any obligation on you under these Site Terms.

Availability of This Site, Security and Accuracy

7. Whilst we endeavour to make this Site available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We make no warranty that your access to this Site will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free. Access to this Site may be suspended temporarily or permanently at any time and without notice.

8. We do not warrant that this Site will be compatible with all hardware and software which you may use. We shall not be liable for damage to, or viruses or other code that may affect, any computer equipment, software, data or other property as a result of your access to or use of this Site or your obtaining any material from, or as a result of using, this Site. We shall also not be liable for the actions of third parties.

9. We may change or update this Site and anything described in it without notice to you.

10. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that information and materials on this Site are correct, no warranty or representation, express or implied, is given that they are complete, accurate, up-to-date, fit for a particular purpose and, to the extent permitted by law, we do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions. Pictures, photographs, artists’ impressions, dimensions, site plans and descriptions on this Site are indicative and for purposes of giving a general impression only and may be the view of the author. No picture, photograph, artists’ impression, site plan or dimension on this Site is intended to give an accurate description of any property offered for sale or letting or its setting or surroundings. Dimensions and site plans are approximate. You must take appropriate steps to verify by independent inspection or enquiry all information for yourself.

11. The material contained on this Site is provided for information purposes only and it shall not give rise to any commitment or obligation by us. Any information on this Site or property particulars referred to on this Site shall not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Nothing on this Site should be relied on as statements or representations of fact. You must satisfy yourself by independent inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of any statements made in relation to anything on this Site. We and our employees, contractors, agents and representatives have no authority to make or give any warranty or representation in relation to the properties listed on this Site.

12. Nothing on this Site shall constitute advice specific to your circumstances. You should take appropriate professional advice on anything referred to on this Site. We are not an estate agent or licensed with The Financial Conduct Authority to provide investment advice. Please be aware that property values can decrease as well as increase. Please contact us at info@torc24.co.uk if you require us to clarify anything or if you have any queries.

Our liability to you

13. We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for our fraudulent misrepresentation or for any liability that we cannot exclude or limit at law.

14. To the extent possible by law and subject to paragraph 13 above, to the extent permitted by law: 1. Our maximum liability (whether in contract, tort, negligence, misrepresentation, restitution or under any legal head of liability) in relation to your use or inability in use or delay in use of the Sites or any material in them or accessible from them or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the Sites or any such material shall be £100; and 2. We shall not have any liability (whether in contract, tort, negligence, misrepresentation, restitution or under any legal head of liability) in relation to your use or inability to use or delay in use of the Sites or any material in them or accessible from them or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the Sites or any such material for any: (a) indirect or consequential losses, damages, costs or expenses; (b) loss of actual or anticipated profits; (c) loss of contracts; (d) loss of use of money; (e) loss of anticipated savings; (f) loss of revenue; (g) loss of goodwill; (h) loss of reputation; (i) loss of business; (j) loss of operation time; (k) loss of opportunity; or (l) loss of, damage to or corruption of, data; whether or not such losses were reasonably foreseeable or we had been advised of the possibility of you incurring such losses. For the avoidance of doubt, (b) to (l) apply whether such losses are direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise.

Trade Marks

15. Torc24 name and logo and all related names, design marks and slogans are the trade marks or service marks of us or our licensors.

Third Party Websites

16. Except for our other sites, we have no control over and accept no responsibility for the content of any site to which a link from this Site exists (unless we are the provider of those linked sites). Such linked sites are provided “as is” for your convenience only with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them. We do not provide any endorsement or recommendation of any third party site to which this Site provides a link.

17. You must not without our permission frame any of this Site onto your own or another person’s website.

18. We hereby grant to you a revocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to provide a link from your website to the home page of this Site, provided that you do so in a fair and legal way without damaging our reputation or taking advantage of it. In particular: 1. You shall not make any warranties or representations about us, our services or our policies except with our prior express authorisation; 2. You shall not say anything that is false, misleading, derogatory or offensive about us or our services or properties; and 3. You shall not suggest expressly or impliedly that we have endorsed your site or are associated with it where this is not the case.

19. You agree to be bound by the Copyright Notice and Privacy Policy currently in force.

Severability

20. If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted and the remaining Site Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Contacting us

21. If you want to contact us for any reason, please email us at info@torc24.com, telephone us on 01442 860 700 or write to us Plaza Suite, Stanway Retail Park, Peartree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0JS.

22. These Site Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any dispute which may arise under these Site Terms.

Privacy Policy

About Us

TORC24 Privacy Notice

21/05/2018

 

  1. Who we are

This Privacy Notice applies to the use and processing of personal information collected by Torc24, which is a trading name of Spaull Limited. The ICO Registration number of Spaull Limited is Z5022084.

The phrases “us”, “we” or “our” will mean those businesses which are part of Spaull Limited on behalf of and in respect of whom this Privacy Notice is made.

For information concerning the collection, use and processing of personal information by any of our third party business partners or suppliers, please contact our representative with whom you usually deal.

 

  1. Information covered by this Privacy Notice
  • Personal data. This is information, or any combination of separate pieces of information, that could be used to identify you
  • Special categories of personal data. This is information which is classified as sensitive (for example details of your health)

 

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully. If you have any questions about this notice or our use of your personal data, please contact the Connells Group Data Protection Officer by email to DPO@connellsgroup.co.uk or in writing to Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1GN.

Spaull Limited is part of Connells Group, and all data protection matters are managed at Group level. Information concerning the make-up of the Connells Group can be found by visiting http://www.connellsgroup.co.uk/our-group

 

  1. Where we get personal information from

When you enquire or register for products and services provided by Connells Group, we may collect personal information from a variety of sources, including:

  • Information we collect directly from you, either through face to face contact, by telephone, email or electronic communications such as messaging or through the internet
  • Information we collect when you visit or create an account on our websites
  • Information provided to us by third parties
  • Information from publically available sources, for example, Land Registry

 

 

  1. What information we collect

 4.1 Information we collect directly from you

Depending on the type of service or product we are discussing, the following are examples of information we may collect directly from you:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Postal address
  • Telephone number
  • Information about your family
  • Information about your health
  • Financial information, such as earnings and outgoings
  • Payment information, such as a credit card and bank account details
  • Your communication and marketing preferences

 

We may, during the course of your relationship with us, request additional information from you which is relevant to the provision of specific services.

Any telephone calls either to or from our customer service teams may be recorded for training, monitoring, compliance and security.

 

4.2 Information we collect when you visit our web sites

We use cookies and other technologies to collect information when you visit our web sites. Details of how we use cookies are provided in Section 13 ‘Our Use of Cookies’.

 

4.3 Information we obtain from third parties

Where we are required by law, or for business needs, we will obtain information about you from third parties, but only after we have your agreement to do so. For example (but not limited to) the third parties we may need to contact are credit reference agencies, banks, employers, accountants and solicitors in order to obtain references, undertake identity verification and basic criminal record checks, and validate your income level and financial history.

 

  1. Who we share your information with

We may share your information both within the Connells Group of companies and also relevant third party business partners.

Where we engage third party service providers to provide products (such as mortgages, house and contents and family protection insurances) or other business services and operations, we provide them with only the personal information they need to perform the service we request. We contractually require them to securely protect information, and not to use it for any other purpose.

We also provided a link from our website to Google Maps, to show the location of a branch or a property, and to allow you to input your postcode to get directions. If you use or access Google Maps you are bound by the Google Maps/Google Earth Additional Terms of Service https://maps.google.com/help/terms_maps.html including the Google Privacy Policy https://www.google.com/intl/ALL/policies/privacy/index.html

 

  1. How we use your information

We will process the information you provide or we obtain from other sources to provide you with products and services and answer any questions you may have.

The following are examples of how we use the information we collect:

  • To process your registration and confirm your identity
  • To provide a full range of estate agency services for the sale and purchase of property
  • To provide a full lettings service for tenants, prospective tenants and landlords
  • To provide property management services
  • To arrange survey and valuations
  • To arrange mortgages
  • To arrange protection insurances
  • To provide conveyancing services
  • To provide will writing and associated legal services
  • To provide property auction services
  • To create and manage your on line account
  • To process payment for our services
  • To protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorised transactions, money laundering, tax evasion, claims, other liabilities and manage risk exposure and agent or franchise quality, integrity, compliance and security of business processes
  • To provide, administer and communicate with you about Connells Group products, services, offers, programs and promotions, their issuers, acquirers, retailers and partners
  • To compile business directories, including business contact information
  • To operate, monitor, evaluate and improve our products, services and websites
  • To evaluate your interest in and suitability for employment

 

6.1 Customer Surveys

From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research, survey and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We or our agents and sub-contractors may occasionally contact you including by post, email or telephone to ask you for your feedback and comments on our services.

 

6.2 Information about our products and services

We may also use your personal data to contact you by post, e mail, telephone or other electronic means to provide you with information about products and services from the Connells Group and carefully selected third parties which we feel may be of interest or relevant to your needs.

Please see Section 12 for information about how you can exercise your rights.

 

6.3 Credit scoring

Some of the services provided by third parties may involve an automated decision and/or credit scoring to determine whether we are able to provide a service or product.

 

Using third parties to undertake searches and collate information on our behalf helps make fair and responsible decisions. When coming to these decisions we and third parties will consider:

  • the information provided on the application form
  • information about previous account conduct , including any payment arrears and
  • official public records information such as fraud record information and insolvency records

 

Any credit scoring methods used by third parties are regularly tested to ensure they remain fair, effective and unbiased.

For further information about automated decisions or credit scoring, please contact the Connells Group Data Protection Officer by e mail at DPO@connellsgroup.co.uk

 

  1. Lawful basis of processing      

Connells Group processes your information under any of the following lawful conditions:

 

  • Performance of a contract – this is where the collection and processing of your data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract
  • Legal obligation – this is where the collection and processing of your data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, for example verification of identity and fraud prevention
  •  Consent – where we process information under consent we will seek your clear and unambiguous consent before processing your data, for example to send and/or receive marketing information from other Connells Group companies
  • Legitimate interests – some information is processed by Connells Group Companies as part of its legitimate interests which include network and information security, direct marketing, web analytics, updating customer details, lettings, sales, and other core services provided

 

  1. Other situations

We may transfer or otherwise process your personal information:

  • As part of the sale of a Connells Group business to another company, or in relation to the purchase of another business
  • When we have received your instruction to pass the sale of your property to another agent
  • To enforce our terms and conditions
  • When required by law and/or government authorities
  • When requested by the Property Ombudsman Service or any other consumer ombudsman or trade association

 

  1. How long we keep your information for

We will keep your information for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, and to fulfil our legal and regulatory obligations.

For further information about how long we will keep your information, please contact the Connells Group Data Protection Officer by email at DPO@connellsgroup.co.uk

 

  1. When we communicate with you

We will send you service related communications

We may also contact you in order to provide you with information about our products and services which we believe may be of interest to you, and which relate to your needs.

 

  1. How we communicate with you

For service related communications, we will contact you either by e mail or through the post. We may also telephone you or send you SMS messages, which may include automated SMS reminders for viewings.

We give you choices about how we communicate promotions and offers to you.

 

11.1 By e mail

We only send you promotional emails if you explicitly select to receive these (you opt in). You can stop receiving promotional email messages from Spaull Limited by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions provided in any email you receive.

 

11.2 By post

We only send you promotional postal mail if you explicitly select to receive these (you opt in). You can stop receiving promotional postal mail from Spaull Limited by following the opt-out or unsubscribe instructions included in those communications.

 

11.3 Mobile Text Messages

We will only send you promotional text messages if you explicitly select to receive these (you opt in). You can stop receiving promotional text messages from Spaull Limited by following the opt-out instructions provided in the text message.

 

 

  1. Your statutory rights

You have a number of rights concerning the personal information we use. These include the right to:

  • ask us for access to a copy of your personal information we hold about you
  • ask us to correct your personal information
  • ask us to delete your personal information
  • withdraw your consent to use your personal information

 

Where you have provided consent for our processing of your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time. If you withdraw your consent, your previous consent will remain valid in respect of our use of your data in relation to good or service we are still contracted to provide

If you would prefer not to receive information from Spaull Limited or carefully selected third parties you can opt out by getting in touch with your local business contact.

We will act to respond to your request to stop receiving promotional email, phone, text or postal messages from Connells Group as quickly as is practicable (around 10 working days, as systems take time to replicate). We will keep information for record keeping purposes, to ensure we fulfil your request not to send particular types of messages.

 

  • ask us to restrict the use of your personal data, including direct marketing
  • object to our use of your personal data
  • object to an automated decision, including profiling (for example, in terms of credit risk)
  •  lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, if you object to the way we use your personal information. For more information please go to www.ico.org.uk

 

If you wish to make a request for access to a copy of your personal data, please write to the Connells Group at Group Legal Services, Bridgegate House, 5 Bridge Place, Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1SA or email DSAR@connells.co.uk

If you wish to exercise any of your other rights, please write to the Connells Group Data Protection Officer at Connells Group, Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1GN or e mail DPO@connellsgroup.co.uk

We will acknowledge your request and let you know what we will need from you to carry out your request. Every effort will be made to respond to or comply with your request as quickly as possible, and we will ensure our systems are updated as soon as is practicable in response to your request.

 

  1. Our use of cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit a website that can be understood by the site that issued the cookie. We use the information collected by cookies to remember who you are to log you in and to store your preferences when using a particular site. It may contain a unique identifier to ensure that you are not shown the same information and/or are only shown information you have stated that you are interested in.

A cookie records your preferences when using a particular site, ensuring that you are not shown the same information and/or are only shown information you have stated that you are interested in. In order to use the Site you agree to let cookies be saved as they are an important part of navigation of the Site.

 

The following are examples of information we may collect:

  • Information about your device browser and operating system
  • Your internet protocol (IP) address assigned to your internet service
  • The web pages you visit on our websites
  • Any embedded links you view

 

We also use the cookie to allow you to log into the MyAccount part of the site. This will store some personal information (e.g. first name, last name, email address, phone number) that may be used should you need to fill out an enquiry form. This information is removed when you log out of MyAccount, or when your session expires.

 

13.1 Third party cookies used on the site

We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about your visit to our website. We do this in order to help improve our website service to customers.

Their cookies typically store anonymous aggregated information such as whether a visitor has been to the site before, and the time of the current visit.

We or our third party advertisers may also use cookies to monitor the effectiveness of advertising on the site.

 

13.2 Other Technologies

Our security software may use your IP address and browser version to help protect our systems and provide diagnostic information in the case of an issue.

 

  1. How we protect your information

We store your personal information on our computer systems and in our paper records.

We have implemented strict security procedures to ensure that personal information is not damaged, destroyed or misused, and to prevent unauthorised access to your information.

 

The information that we collect is stored in a secure facility with restricted physical access.

We also use a number of security measures to prevent electronic access.

Where – in line with this Privacy Notice – information is shared with third parties, similar security measures are used to protect your information.

 

  1. Data Transfers

We ourselves do not currently transfer the personal information we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information.

 

If in the future we or our partners need to transfer your information to recipients in other countries we will:

  • perform those transfers in accordance with the requirements of applicable law and subject to appropriate safeguards, and
  • protect the transferred personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice

 

  1. Children’s privacy

We do not offer any products or services to children. In certain circumstances (for example a mortgage application) we may need to collect the name and date of birth of children from mortgage applicants, and share this with the selected mortgage provider.

 

  1. Links to other websites

Our websites, other electronic portals and documentation may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These may operate independently from us and have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review.

Where linked websites are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content or data privacy practices.

 

  1. Our Promise to you

When you provide us with this information, you agree to the collection, use and sharing of your information in accordance with this data privacy notice. Our promise to you is that

  • We’ll work with other businesses to put together offers we think you might like
  • You are in control of your data
  • You can change your privacy settings at any time
  • If you don’t think the data is correct tell us and well put it right
  • We will keep your data secure
  • We also promise to collect, process store and share your data safely and securely and to make sure the businesses we work with do the same

 

  1. Updates to our Privacy Notice

We will occasionally update our Privacy Notice, so we suggest that you review this Notice from time to time. If we make substantial changes to our Privacy Notice, we will endeavour to inform you directly about these changes.

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