Ridgepoint needs to collect and process personal data like yours so that we can:
Ridgepoint collects personal data directly, for example, from our customers, suppliers, contractors, business contacts and employees in the course of our normal business activities. Ridgepoint believes it can process the personal data it collects because it:
The data protection legislation allows businesses to process personal data in a number of ways including where they have a legitimate business interest (LBI). Businesses that rely on the LBI option are responsible for ensuring that the processing of that personal data does not put the individual or their rights at risk. Ridgepoint believes it can rely on such LBIs in a number of situations. For example, Ridgepoint provides those who buy an apartment or house from it with a two-year warranty so that it is important that we retain your personal data to support any activation of that warranty. Other examples of what we believe are a legitimate business interest are:
We have carried out legitimate interest assessments (LIAs) as outlined in the guidance issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). We will review these assessments as part of our annual audit on our approach to protecting personal data.
Where Ridgepoint has sought your specific consent to process your personal data, for example as part of our website contact form, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time simply by contacting us as described in the subsequent section entitled “How we recognise your rights”.
Ridgepoint typically collects the full range of standard personal identifying data sets from you as customers, and others, such as:
We do not collect any sensitive data (as defined by Article 9 of the General Data Protection Regulation) from you as a customer; however, it can be necessary for the effective management of our employees and contractors. If such data are so needed, then we will put in place appropriate mechanisms to ensure their protection.
Ridgepoint collects personal data in one or more of the following ways:
Ridgepoint uses the personal data it collects, processes and retains to, for example:
If Ridgepoint needs to work with third parties, such as estate agents, then they may have access to your personal data but only to the extent needed to do their work for us. If required to do so by law, we may need to disclose your personal data to the police.
Ridgepoint protects the personal data that it collects, processes, stores and retains by:
Ridgepoint will only keep your personal data for as long as one of the following apply:
Ridgepoint will carry out a data cleansing exercise every year to remove any personal data that it no longer needs.
As a data subject you have certain rights. If you wish to access any of these rights, then please contact Ridgepoint either via the following email address:
It would be helpful to use the heading “Subject Access Request” in the form’s “Subject” Field.
Or by writing to Ridgepoint at:
Again, it would be helpful if you would mark your letter with the heading “Subject Access Request”.
If you are unhappy with how Ridgepoint has used your personal data please get in touch using the email address described in the section above, or by writing to the address above. You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, whose contact details are on their website:
Ridgepoint may wish to provide you with information about some of the property developments it provides or is planning to provide to its customers, or other recent and relevant developments. Ridgepoint will only do so if it has your consent or it considers such an activity is in the legitimate interests of the development of its business. If Ridgepoint does contact you on such a basis then it will always offer you the opportunity to tell it that you do not want to receive any further such information.
It is Ridgepoint’s policy not to purchase marketing lists rather it will rely in this instance on the following sources of personal data:
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