In this Privacy Statement terms of "us" or "we" means:
Sandwell Homes LimitedGeneral Policy
Sandwell Homes Limited respects your privacy. The information that you provide us with, or that is gathered automatically helps us to monitor our service and provide you with the services that you are entitled to as a resident of Sandwell or visitor to our website. Please bear in mind that any personal information that you submit through the discussion groups/forums may be seen by others. All other emails are treated in the same way as other communications with us. Emails to your elected representatives are confidential between yourself and your representative. If you have any concerns, questions or comments please contact us by telephone, fax, in writing, in person or via email. Click here to find out how to contact us.
The Data Protection Act 1998
Our privacy statement covers Sandwell Homes Limited and its website. Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any personal information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party or government department unless you give us permission to do so or the law requires/permits it. Sandwell Homes Limited is committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our website so that, in general, you can visit it 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 for the purpose for which it was originally collected or compatible purposes. We have to notify the Information Commissioner of the types of personal data we process and for what purpose we use it for and whom we share it with.
The Data Protection Act provides you with rights in relation to the personal data we may hold about you, namely;
Information CommissionerCopies of the Data Protection Act 1998 can be purchased from the Stationery Office (mail, telephone and fax orders only) PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN. General enquiries 0870 600 5522.
Confidentiality / Security
We do not currently give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data. Therefore, your attention is drawn to the fact that any information provided over the Internet is not secure; e-mails can be intercepted, lost, redirected, changed and read by other people.
Our Website enables you to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. When you do so, other visitors may collect your data. Our Web site also enables you to use online forms for certain services. Your attention is again drawn the fact that we do not currently provide a fully secure method of submitting your information. Any information is submitted at your own risk. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed except if required/permitted by law, or you have provided Sandwell Homes Limited with consent.