Privacy Policy


Skipton Properties Limited, a company registered in England (with company number 02158429) whose registered office and principal place of business is Skipton House, Riparian Court, Riparian Way, Cross Hills, BD20 7BW, together with any group companies (“we” “us” “our”), registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (Registration number ZA145887) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For the purposes of data protection legislation, we are the data controller and we will process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 as adopted into UK law (UK GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (“Data Protection Legislation”) which relate to the processing of personal data. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.


2.1        We may collect and process personal data about you in the following circumstances:

2.1.1      when you complete forms on our website (“Site”). This may include your name, telephone number and email address which is provided when you ask us to contact you about our developments and/or properties or subscribe to our mailing list;

2.1.2     whenever you provide information to us when reporting a problem with our Site, making a complaint, making an enquiry or contacting us for any other reason. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;

2.1.3     details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access (see section 2.2.2 on Cookies below); and

2.1.4     whenever you disclose your information to us, or we collect information from you in any other way, through our Site.

2.2      We may also collect data in the following ways:

IP Address

2.2.1    We may collect information about your device, including where available your Internet Protocol address, for reasons of fraud protection. We may also collect information about your device’s operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


2.2.2    Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

2.3         We may use your personal data for our legitimate interests in order to:

2.3.1        provide you with information, or services that you requested from us;

2.3.2       allow you to participate in interactive features of our Site, when you choose to do so;

2.3.3       ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;

2.3.4       improve our Site and services;

2.3.5       process and deal with any complaints or enquiries made by you; and

2.3.6       contact you for marketing purposes where you have signed up for these (see section 6 for further details).

Website Links

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. Please note that if you follow a link to any of these websites, such websites will apply different terms to the collection and privacy of your personal data and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. When you leave our Site, we encourage you to read the privacy notice/policy of every website you visit.


3.1         We will collect details such as your name, contact details, proof of identification and financial details when you order goods or services from us either via our Site, via email, over the telephone or at our sales office. We will use this information to process your order and comply with our contractual obligations.

3.2        In order to perform our contact with you, we may also need to share personal data with third parties such as payment providers, the mortgage advice bureauappointed solicitor and our suppliers and sub-contractors to assist in the delivery of goods or services you have ordered.

3.3        We may also advertise your feedback on our website and marketing materials (subject to obtaining your prior consent where necessary).

3.4        We will retain your information as long as we require this to provide you with the goods or services you have ordered from us and for a period of 10 years afterwards. Where you have subscribed to receive marketing correspondence from us we will keep your personal data for the period of time described in section 7 below.


We will collect details such as your name and contact details in order to contact you about goods or services ordered with you, to place further orders and to pay you for the goods and/or services supplied. We will keep the personal data for 6 years further to being provided with the goods/services.


We will collect details such as your name, contact details and construction industry scheme (CIS) information in order to contact you about the contract we have in place with you, and to pay you for the goods and/or services supplied. We will keep the personal data for 6 years further to being provided with the goods/services.


Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide the data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example to provide you with our goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.


7.1         In addition to the uses described in sections 2-5 above, where you indicate you would like to receive marketing correspondence from us or subscribe to our mailing lists or newsletters we may use your personal data for our legitimate interests in order to provide you with details about our developments, properties, business updates and eventswhich we think may be of interest.

7.2         You have the right to opt-out of receiving the information detailed in section 7.1 at any time. To opt-out of receiving such information you can:

7.2.1       click the unsubscribe button contained in any such communication received; or

7.2.2      email us at [email protected] or call 01535 639620 providing us with your name and contact details.

7.3         Where you have subscribed to receive marketing correspondence from us we will keep your personal data for 2 years from when you provide us with your consent.


We have CCTV cameras installed in our premises for the purpose of crime prevention and for health and safety reasons. We usually retain our CCTV recordings for a period of 4 weeks.

We, or an authorised third party drone operator appointed by us, may record, capture, process, retain and publish into the public domain, moving and still images of our developments at any time (including after the sale of our properties). These images will be used for the purpose of marketing our developments and properties to the public on our website and social media channels. 

We do not envisage personal data will be contained within the footage/images captured by drones as the footage is filmed from a height and is unlikely to identify individuals. Rather, it is intended to capture the development. However, if individuals can be identified through the footage incidentally, any such data will be processed in accordance with Data Protection Legislation on the basis of our legitimate interests, including allowing affected data subjects to exercise any of their data rights (as described below). We will ensure we have adequate safeguards in place to protect any personal data captured, and a written agreement with the third party drone operator.


9.1         We may carry out a credit check on our customers:

9.1.1       so that we can make credit decisions about you; and

9.1.2      to prevent fraud and money laundering.

9.2        Our search will be recorded on the files of the credit reference agency.

9.3        If further to undertaking a credit check you receive a low credit score, we reserve the right not to sell our properties to you/require upfront payment for a property in full.

9.4        If you provide false or inaccurate information and we suspect fraud, we will record this. if you want to see your credit file, please contact the Mortgage Advice Bureau on 0800 085 0118 or


10.1       We will only use your personal data where the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

10.1.1     for performance of a contract we enter into with you;

10.1.2    where necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation we are subject to;

10.1.3    for our legitimate interests (as described within this policy) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override these interests; and

10.1.4    where we have your consent.


11.1       In addition to the third parties mentioned above, we may disclose your information to third parties for our following legitimate interests as follows:

11.1.1     to staff members in order to facilitate the provision of goods or services to you;

11.1.2    to our affiliated entities to support internal administration;

11.1.3     IT software providers that host our website and store data on our behalf;

11.1.4     professional advisers including consultants, lawyers, bankers and insurers who provide us with consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services;

11.1.5    HM Revenue and Customs, regulators and other authorities who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances; and

11.1.6    third parties who we may choose to sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or assets. Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other business or merge with them. If a change happens to our business then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy policy.

11.2      We may disclose personal data to the police, regulatory bodies, legal advisors or similar third parties where we are under a legal duty to disclose or share personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our
website terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

11.3      We will not sell or distribute personal data to other organisations without your approval.


We will not transfer your personal data outside the United Kingdom.


13.1       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.

13.2      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 information transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.

13.3      Information you provide to us is shared on our secure servers. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organisational measures designed to secure your information against accidental loss and unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. In addition, we limit access to personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties that have a legitimate business need for such access.


14.1       It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.  Please keep us informed if the personal data we hold about you changes.

14.2      Data protection legislation gives you the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances or withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data where this has been provided. You also have the right to access information held about you and for this to be provided in an intelligible form. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please send an email to [email protected]. In certain circumstances we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee to comply with your request.

14.3       You can also ask us to undertake the following:

14.3.1      update or amend your personal data if you feel this is inaccurate;

14.3.2     remove your personal data from our database entirely;

14.3.3     send you copies of your personal data in a commonly used format and transfer your information to another entity; or

14.3.4     restrict the use of your personal data.

14.4       We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and your right to access, and to provide you with the personal data that we hold about you or make your requested changes. Data protection legislation may allow or require us to refuse to provide you with access to some or all the personal data that we hold about you or to comply with any requests made in accordance with your rights referred to above. If we cannot provide you with access to your personal data, or process any other request we receive, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.

14.5       Please send any requests relating to the above to our Data Protection Lead at [email protected] specifying your name and the action you would like us to undertake.


Where you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data, you have the legal right to withdraw your consent under certain circumstances. To withdraw your consent, if applicable, please contact us at [email protected].


We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at any time, and any changes we make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page. We will notify you if there are any changes to this policy that materially affect how we collect, store or process your personal data. If we would like to use your previously collected personal data for different purposes than those we notified you about at the time of collection, we will provide you with notice and, where required by law, seek your consent, before using your personal data for a new or unrelated purpose. We may process your personal without your knowledge or consent where required by applicable law or regulation.


We have appointed a Data Protection Lead to oversee compliance with this privacy policy. If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this policy or how we use your personal data please contact our Data Protection Lead at [email protected] or call 01535 639620. This is in addition to your right to contact the Information Commissioners Office if you are unsatisfied with our response to any issues you raise at

Last updated: October 2022.

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