Effective Date: April 17th, 2022
This Privacy Notice provides a summary of information about the ways in which Whitebox Property Development Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”) T/A Whitebox Group collects, processes and stores your personal information.
All processing of your personal data is carried out in line with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018.
We will always respect your rights and only process data in line with the principles of data processing.
Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.
Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processor (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection And Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
We collect personal data from you including your name, address, phone number, email address and information about your housing interests. Such information we collect is collected at the following stages:
When you sign up to receive information from us:
- By entering information on our website
- By contacting us directly
- Through channels such as social media accounts
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
The personal data we collect is used to assist in carrying out the following functions:
- Keeping you up to date on housing developments,
- Maintaining a list of expressions of interest in specific developments,
- Carrying out our operations on behalf of local authorities.
We only use your personal data for the purpose it was collected. We rely on the lawful basis of consent for processing your personal information for marketing purposes.
We may rely on the lawful basis of legitimate interests when sharing your personal information with local authorities, but we will always inform you in advance and you have the right to object.
Keeping Your Personal Data Secure
We have security measures in place including physical, technical and administrative safeguards to protect the integrity, confidentiality and security of your personal data.
Appropriate technical and organisational policies, procedures and practices are used to protect your personal data from loss, misuse and unauthorised access.
Retention of Data
We will retain your personal information for as long as it is relevant and necessary for the purpose for which it was originally collected.
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Ireland and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Ireland and process it there.
Sharing Your Personal Data
We will share your personal data from time to time with third parties for specific purposes such as for the administration of services we are offering you. An example of this is with local authority offices where you have expressed an interest in social or affordable housing.
Certain third-party service providers may have access to your data when carrying out specific duties under contract with us. Examples of these include: IT providers and legal advisors.
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Privacy Rights
You have a number of rights around the personal data we collect and process, including the right to:
- Be provided with transparent information about the processing of your data,
- Be kept informed. This includes details on how your data is collected, used and secured,
- Request a copy of your personal data by way of subject access request,
- Not be subjected to automated decision making without human intervention being available,
- Rectify and update your personal data,
- Request erasure of your personal data,
- Withdraw consent provided to us for processing your personal data,
- Object to the processing of your personal data,
- Restrict the processing of your personal data, and
- Portability of your personal data.
Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and some restrictions, exemptions and limitations may apply.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority in Ireland, the Data Protection Commission if you are not satisfied with how we use your information.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By telephone: (051) 310 304