Privacy


Scott Fraser Limited (“we”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which we will collect and use any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us. Please read this policy carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Scott Fraser Limited of 10 Lime Tree Mews, 2 Lime Walk, Headington, Oxford OX3 7DZ.

Information we collect from you

We collect information submitted via our website and also during the course of correspondence and other communications with you.

The information we collect from you may be used as follows:

  • if you are a seller or landlord, to assist with the sale or rental of your property, and any associated administration
  • if you are a buyer or potential tenant, to contact you about properties we think may be suitable for you
  • if you agree, to make introductions to financial advisers in connection with the arrangement of mortgages, insurance or other financial products and services (we do not provide financial advice or services ourselves)
  • if you agree, to make introductions to legal advisors (we do not provide legal advice ourselves)
  • to notify you of changes to our services and to make you aware of new services we provide which we think may be of interest to you.

We do not pass your personal information to third parties except in connection with the introductions referred to above (although there may be occasions when we need to pass your information to third parties in connection with our internal administration or the sale of our business).

Cookies

Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site – for example, when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in.

Some websites will also use cookies to enable them to target their advertising or marketing messages based for example, on your location and/or browsing habits.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’)

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket

Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website

www.aboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the scottfraser website.

Here are a list of cookies used on the scottfraser website.

1st Party Cookies (i.e. scottfraser Cookies)

Cookie Name

Purpose

PHPSESSID

Unique identifier for each browser session.  If you fill out one of our contact forms, this cookie is used to check that the CAPTCHA code you type is correct.  This cookie is also used to take you back to the correct list page.  For example, if you’re on page 3 of the property search results (and you click to view a property, clicking the ‘Back to Search Results’ link will take you back to page 3, rather than back to the beginning.  The same is true for the What’s New list pages.

_sid (sales) or _lid (lettings)

This cookie is used to remember which properties you have added to ‘My Favourites’.

 

3rd Party Cookies

Supplier Name

Cookie Names

Purpose

Google Analytics

__utma

__utmb

__utmc

__utmz

We use Google Analytics to gather website statistics.  We don’t receive any information on individuals, but it helps us to understand things like which areas of our website are the most popular.

Opt out of Google Analytics

Google Maps

NID

PREF

SNID

We use Google Maps to help you to locate our properties.

Facebook

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These cookies are set by Facebook to allow the Facebook ‘Like’ buttons to work.  Facebook ‘Like’ buttons are located on our property pages and What’s New articles.

YouTube

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PREF

We have embedded some useful YouTube videos on our website, such as ‘How To Bleed A Radiator’.

  

Please be aware that Third Party Cookies are liable to change and beyond the control of Scott Fraser Ltd. 

 

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You also have the right to access the information we hold about you. If you have any queries or complaints about the use of your data, please contact us at enquiries@scottfraser.co.uk.

Any changes we may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.



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