Website Terms of Use

This policy is for our website and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It should be read in conjunction with our general Privacy Policy.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners (Symonds & Sampson LLP, we, us, our). Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website endeavours to comply with UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Symonds & Sampson does not guarantee that content on the website will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of website for business and/or operational reasons.

We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy completeness or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published on our website. From time to time our site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All liability of Symonds & Sampson howsoever arising from any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to limit any rights you may have as a consumer under applicable local law or other statutory rights that may not be excluded.

Account & Registration

Details supplied at registration and within your profile will only be forwarded to the relevant office for the area/s of your choice and will not be forwarded to third parties outside Symonds & Sampson except as set out in the terms of our Privacy Policy. Data will not be sold.

We have the right to disable any user if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

Information we Collect

The following information is collected to help us understand your needs and provide you with a better service

  • Name, contact information including your email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, your situation, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We may periodically send emails about our services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You are able to unsubscribe at anytime by accessing the appropriate section of the site to cancel your email subscription.

Property Details

All prices are subject to contract. Property details are based upon the instruction of the Seller and do not constitute or form any part of any offer or contract. Legal title is subject to verification from the Solicitors involved.

All floorplans, photographs and 360 virtual tours are for illustration purposes only. Internal measurements are approximate.

It is not our policy to test services and domestic appliances and we are therefore unable to verify that they are in working order. Your statutory rights are not affected by these conditions.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the user's experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

Other cookies may be stored to your computer hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept in accordance with our Privacy Policy and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR). Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form-to-email submission process, but advise users using such form-to-email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted in accordance with our Privacy Policy

Emails

We inform our subscribers about property and related services supplied by Symonds & Sampson. Users can subscribe by selecting the preferences in their Account area should they wish to do so, but do so at their own discretion.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR). All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR as outlined in the Privacy Policy. That policy outlines your rights to access and control the way in which we hold and process your data.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no means a comprehensive list].  This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the PECR subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

Email communication from our website registration service is currently run through Reapit. You are able to unsubscribe at anytime by accessing the My Alerts page under My Account to update your email subscription preferences.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banners / image links to other websites).

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses].

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Intellectual Property

You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials and/or content made available as part of your use of this Site shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.

You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained within this Site is made available for your personal non-commercial use only and that you may only download such material and content for the purpose of using this website. You further acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this site is strictly prohibited and you agree not to directly or indirectly breach our intellectual property rights.

v.1.1 May 2018

Symonds & Sampson LLP

  • 30 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UP
  • 01305 261008

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