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Bennetts Auctioneers is the controller for personal information that is collected and used about you. We will treat your personal information as confidential and in accordance with all applicable data protection regulations. Your personal information will only be shared with others in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
What Personal Information We Collect & Why We Collect It
Personal information is any information that tells us something about you. This could include information such as name, contact details, date of birth, bank account details or any information about your needs or circumstances which would allow us to identify you.
We will collect your full name and contact details (such as phone number, email address and postal address) from you whenever you engage with us.
In addition, if we are providing a service to you, or on your behalf, where we are required to do so by law, we will collect information relating to your identity, which will be at least one form of photographic identification (such as a passport, a driving licence or an identification card) and one form of documentation with proof of your place of residence (such as a recent utility bill).
How We Use Your Personal Information
Your personal data may be used by us for the purposes of:
Liaising with you prior to your decision to engage us to provide property services to you or on your behalf;
Carrying out estate agency activities on your behalf or in connection with a property which you own or are interested in acquiring, letting or bidding for
To respond to any questions or queries that you send to us
Complying with legal obligations imposed on us
To help prevent and detect fraud or loss
You will only receive promotional material from Bennetts Auctioneers if you have specifically opted in to receive same. You can opt out of receiving such promotional materials at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or updating your preferences/unsubscribe on the communication received.
We will request your consent before collecting or processing your data where we are required to do so under the terms of current Data Protection Legislation.
Our Legal Basis for Processing
Under applicable data protection legislation we are only permitted to use your personal information if we have a lawful basis for doing so. We rely on the following lawful basis to use your information:
Where we need information to perform the contract we have entered into with you
Where we need to comply with a legal obligation
Where the processing is necessary for us to carry out activities for which it is in our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) to do so and provided that your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests,
In more limited circumstances we may also rely on the following lawful basis:
Where we need to protect your interests (or someone else’s interests); and/or
Where it is needed in the public interest or for official purposes
We may process special categories of personal information and criminal conviction information in the following limited circumstances: with your explicit consent, in which case we will explain the purpose for which the information will be used at the point where we ask for your consent
How Long We Keep Your Personal Information
The period for which we will keep your personal information will depend on the type of service you have requested from us. The retention period may be longer than the period for which we are providing services to you where we have statutory or regulatory obligations to retain personal information for a longer period, or where we may need to retain the information in case of a legal claim.
The Choices We Offer & How You Can Exercise Them
You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information, these include:
The right to be informed: know how we use your personal information
The right of access: obtain access to personal information that we hold of you
The right to rectification: request that your personal information is corrected if you believe it is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate
The right to erase (also known as the right to be forgotten): request that we erase your personal information in the following circumstances:
If we are continuing to process personal information beyond the period when it is necessary to do so for the purpose for which it was originally collected
If we are relying on consent as the lawful basis for processing and you withdraw consent
If we are relying on legitimate interests as the lawful basis for processing and you can object to this processing and there is no overriding compelling ground which enables us to continue with the processing
If the personal information has been processed unlawfully (i.e. in breach of the requirements of the information protection legislation)
If it is necessary to delete the personal information to comply with a legal obligation
The right to restrict processing: ask us to restrict our information processing activities where you consider that:
Your personal information is inaccurate
Our processing of your personal information is unlawful
Where we no longer need the personal information but you require us to keep it to enable you to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim
Where you have raised an objection to our use of your personal information
The right to data portability: request a copy of certain personal information that you have provided to us in a commonly used electronic format. This right relates to personal information that you have provided to us that we need in order to perform our agreement with you and personal information where we are relying on consent to process your personal information
The right to object: object to our processing of your personal information where we are relying on legitimate interests or exercise of a public interest task to make the processing lawful. If you raise an objection we will carry out an assessment to determine whether we have an overriding legitimate ground which entitles us to continue to process your personal information
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling: right not be subject to wholly automated decisions which produce legal effects or which could have a similarly significant effect on you
If you would like to exercise any of your rights, you can do so at any time, by contacting us at email@example.com
Other Important Privacy Information
The security of information is very important to us and we have measures in place which are designed to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information including but not limited to:
Our client files are stored on our secure client management systems. Access is restricted on our client systems to those within the business who are required to have access to your information for legitimate business purposes.
Hard copy documentation is stored in secure offices, locked cabinets and/or off-site at our approved suppliers for long term storage
All information is hosted in information centres which have systems and protections in place to protect against both unauthorised access, and other external factors that could cause damage to your personal information. There are strict access requirements in place and access is restricted to those absolutely necessary
We ensure access to personal information is restricted to Bennetts Auctioneers employees on a need to know basis.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. Please refer to our website (www.bennettsauctioneers.ie) for the most up to date version of this document.