Merlin Cooper Limited (”We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are a limited company and registered in England and Wales under company number 10538583 and have our registered office at registered Address Portland House, Bressenden Place, Westminster, London SW1E 5RS.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of UK and European data protection and e-privacy legislation (Data Protection Legislation) , we are the data controller.
We will collect and process the following data about you:
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These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
We have implemented and use Display Advertising and Google Remarketing to advertise online. You will see our Ads on Third-party vendors websites, including Google, we show our ads on sites across the Internet.
We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to your website.
You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, Policies, and Restrictions.
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We will only collect, use and otherwise handle information held about you or received from you when:
Information you give to us. We will use this information:
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
Information we receive from other sources. We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Marketing Opt-Out – you are entitled to opt-out of marketing communications at any time and free of charge by emailing email@example.com or or by using the “Update communication preferences” option included at the bottom of any marketing e-mail or other marketing material received from us.
You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:
Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
Selected third parties including:
Our business partners, Landlords(if you are letting a property through us) suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you – this may include third party integration platforms such as Legalforlandlords our Landlord & Tenant Protection (to facilitate tenant referencing and landlord protections) and Tenant Shop or such other third-party integration platforms or plugins used in connection with the performance of any contract we enter with them or you;
Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site; credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Merlin Cooper Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of business and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Merlin Cooper Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third’ party for such purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Data Protection Legislation gives you the right to access information held about you free of charge. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with Data Protection Legislation. Any access request may be subject to a reasonable fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact:
Usman Nawaz / email@example.com - Data Protection Officer.