Privacy and Cookies Policy
1. Who we are
This Privacy & Cookies Policy (“Policy”) governs any data you provide or make available to us while using the kennedywilsonresidential.ie website (the “Site”). The Site is owned and operated by Kennedy Wilson Europe Limited, an Irish registered company with registered number 498779 and with its registered office at 1st Floor, 33 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (“KWE”, “we”, “us” or “our”). Further information about KWE is included under “The Property Owners” below. By using or browsing the Site on any computer or device, you agree to be bound by and abide by this Policy.
2. Our Property Agents
The Site includes an Enquiries page and a Contact Us page. These facilities enable you to make direct contact with our nominated property agents (Lansdowne Partners and Savills) who we have appointed in connection with the properties featured on the Site. Any communications between you and the agents will be identifiable as such and will not be subject to this Policy. Note however that we may disclose and share your information with our agents where it is relevant to any enquiry or communication that you have made while using the Site. We may also share your information with our agents from time to time so as to enable us to manage the marketing, advertising, letting, management and administration of the featured properties on the Site.
3. What information will we collect from you?
Like most websites, we collect and retain two types of information, personal information and non-personal information. Personal information is capable of identifying you and includes information such as your name, address, gender, email address, birth date, occupation etc. The Site does not collect personal information from you unless you choose to give it to us e.g. by sending us an email using the Enquiries or Contact Us pages of the Site. We do not wish to receive sensitive personal data from you (examples include data relating to health, criminality, race, religion, trade union membership etc.) so please do not send it to us.
If you provide us or our agents with other personal information through other channels (e.g. by telephone or correspondence), we may supplement it with the other information you have provided us while using the Site.
We also gather statistical and other analytical information which is collected on an aggregate basis about all visitors to the Site. This non-personal information cannot be used to identify or contact you. Non personal data collected includes data involving the use of our website e.g. browser type, page views, property searches carried out etc.
4. What do we do with your information?
By providing personal information while using the Site, you shall be considered to have granted us and our agents consent to use such personal information for the following purposes:
- communicating with you;
- for record keeping purposes to evidence any particular enquiry or correspondence in relation to a particular property;
- for market research purposes (e.g. to assess the levels of interest in particular properties);
- to help detect fraud or loss, to publish trends, or to improve the usefulness and content of the Site;
- to ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
- to administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; and
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while user is browsing a website. When users visit the same website again, the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and remember things like personalized details or preferences. More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable them can be found on www.aboutcookies.org.
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site.
Google analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Please note that if you choose to opt-out of receiving cookies, you may lose some features and/or functionality of the Site.
6. Disclosure of Information
We may share the personal information which we gather about you or which you provide to us with:
- other businesses within the Kennedy Wilson group (and they will be entitled to use your personal information for any of the purposes set out in this Policy);
- third parties with whom we have business or marketing relationships from time to time including our property agents for the Site who are the Lansdowne Partnership and Savills; and
- third parties when required to do so by law or to comply with any applicable law.
7. Protection of your information
As part of our business, we maintain stringent security measures designed to protect your personal information. This may include following certain procedures, physical or technological protection and may include encryption of data or asking you for proof of identity before we disclose your personal information to yourself.
8. Retention of Data
We and our agents may retain copies of personal data you have provided to us for the purpose of evidencing any correspondence relevant to your use of the Site or your interest in any particular property.
9. Transfers of data
We may choose to transfer your data to a third party or server who is not based within the European Economic Area. If we do so, we will take steps permitted by European law to permit the data transfer.
10. Your Rights
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes (an “opt-out”). We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise this right by contacting us at email@example.com.
We will endeavour to ensure that the information we hold about you will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by e-mailing us. If you find any inaccuracies in such data, please notify us and we shall delete or correct it promptly.
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we provide you with access to your personal information or that we update or delete your personal information. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honour your request and may charge you the relevant statutory fee for such a request. We may retain an archived copy of your records if required to do so by law or for legitimate business purposes.
11. Sale of Business
We reserve the right to transfer information (including your personal data) to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of the property assets featured on the Site provided that the third party agrees to adhere to terms similar to those in this Policy.
12. The Property Owners
Vantage and Liffey Trust are owned by Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc. Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc is an LSE listed property company (LSE: KWE) that invests in real estate and real estate loans in Europe. Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc is externally managed by Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc., through a wholly-owned Jersey incorporated subsidiary, acting as investment manager. For further information on Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc, please visit www.kennedywilson.eu.
Alto Vetro, Clancy Quay, Sandford Lodge and The Alliance are owned by Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. Kennedy Wilson Europe Limited (the owner of this Site) is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. Founded in 1977, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: KW) is a global real estate investment company. KW owns, operates, and invests in real estate both on its own and through its investment management platform. KW focuses on multifamily and commercial properties located in the Western U.S., UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Japan. To complement KW's investment business, the company also provides real estate services primarily to financial services clients. For further information on Kennedy Wilson, please visit www.kennedywilson.com.
We reserve the right to modify this Policy from time to time.
Last updated: 1 June 2016