Privacy Statement

This privacy statement sets out how Rettie & Co complies with European Union data protection requirements. This applies to the entire web site. Any changes to these policies will be posted on this Site.

Rettie & Co is committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our Site so that, in general, you can visit Rettie & Co on the web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

For your protection, we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

We require that users supply personal information, including name, company (if applicable), address, telephone number and e-mail address prior to receiving specific corporate and information materials or where you submit an enquiry to us.

We may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your housing preferences and contact preferences in order to provide you with further correspondence about the properties we have for sale.

Where users are applying for a position of employment with Rettie & Co we ask that a curriculum vitae is submitted to enable us to properly consider the application.

What do we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Our representatives will usually follow up, either by e-mail, phone or mail, with people who have requested information from this Site or who have applied for a position of employment with Rettie & Co.

Where an enquiry relates to a New Homes development, our New Homes team may share information with the developer client expressly for the purpose of responding to the enquiry. This information remains confidential as required by the UK Data Protection Act 1984.

We may periodically send promotional mail or e-mails about new properties or other information which we think you may find interesting using the address or e-mail address which you have provided.

Should you wish not to receive these updates, please uncheck the appropriate box when submitting your details.

Where you have submitted an application for employment with Rettie & Co we may keep your details on file for future reference should a suitable position become available in the future. Where you do not wish us to do this, please uncheck the box when submitting your application.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unrelated to your enquiry unless we are required to do so by law.

When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement.

Other websites

Our web site may contain links to enable you to visit other web sites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the web site in question.

Cookies

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

When you visit our website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:

  • To enable the personalisation features on our website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
  • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
  • Two types of cookies may be used on this website, session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
CookiePurposeMore information
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A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: Persistent

Tracks the number of times a visitor has been to our website, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
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A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 30 minutes

Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.
__utmc

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: At end of session

Tracks approximately how long a visitor stays on our website.
__utmz

A Google Analytics cookie which helps us understand how visitors are using our website, so we can make it more useful.

Lifespan: 6 months

Tracks where a visitor came from, for example which search engine, search keyword or link they used.
show_bar

Determines whether the cookie information bar at the top of the site is shown.

Lifetime: 10,000 days

 
style

Determines the layout of the page i.e small screen or large screen

Lifetime: 365 days

 
sifrFetch

Used to display custom fonts on the website

Lifetime: Expires with session

 
slider

Used to display the image slider on the website

Lifetime: Expires with session

 
mysession

Used to store data entered on the website such as seach terms

Lifetime: Expires with session

 
map_zoom

Used to store the current zoom level of a Google map

Lifetime: Expires with session

 
map_lat

Used to store the current latitude point of a Google map

Lifetime: Expires with session

 
map_lng

Used to store the current longitude point of a Google map

Lifetime: Expires with session

 

Third party cookies domains not set by Rettie but are set via widget on page
  

Disabling/enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.