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Privacy Policy

This privacy notice sets out how we Auckland Home Solutions CIC, Glendale House, Rose Avenue, Blackhall Colliery, TS27 4JQ use and protect any personal information that you give us and follows the General Data Protection Regulations.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when applying for accommodation and becoming a tenant of Auckland Home solutions, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

What information do we collect about you and why?

To provide you with the service you require, we need to collect, store and use your personal information.

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and postal address
  • Contact information including email address
  • Other personal information relating to rent payments or repairs.
  • Other information relevant to tenant surveys.

When you provide us with information, you will be told what we will use it for and who we will share it with.

We will usually ask for your direct consent to use and share your personal information at the time that you provide the information, for example when filling in an application form or signing your tenancy or completing your housing benefit form. However, sometimes it may be necessary to share your information without consent for example in order to detect or prevent a crime or if we are required to do so by law.

What do we do with your information?

Generaly only our own staff get to see your personal information. However, we may also share your personal information with other agencies or organisations where appropriate, such as but not limited to: government agencies and departments, police, local authorities, social services, contractors, utility companies, commissioners and with other bodies for the prevention and detection of fraud.

We do not share your personal information with third parties without your consent. unless it is for a legitimate business reason, as required by law or other legal processes.

How we use your information

We require this information to provide the service you have requested or for other closely related purposes and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To enable you to pay your rent or to report a repair.
  • To contact you about an application you have made to the organisation
  • To analyse and improve our services
  • For internal record keeping
  • For other legitimate business purposes

How long will we keep your information?

We will keep your information for as long as necessary to provide the relevant service and in accordance with our retention and disposal guidelines.

How can you find out what information we hold about you?

Under the General Data Protection Regulations, you have a right of access to personal data held on you. This is called a subject access request. There are certain exceptions to this right. In particular, we may not be required to give you access to personal information which is about another individual or which has been provided by a third party, without their consent.

If you want to see the information we hold on you or to request a copy, please contact:

info@ahscic.co.uk or,
0191 5870848

If you find information that is wrong, you should tell us and we will correct the details and destroy the wrong information.

Permission

You have signed a consent form giving your permission and this can be reviewed at anytime by yourself to withdraw your permission.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. However, once you follow these links and leave our site, you should be aware that as we do not have any control over the other website we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you may provide. You should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last reviewed on 25th April 2018.

How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy notice you can contact us on:

info@ahscic.co.uk or,
0191 5870848

How can we help?

We understand how vitally important it is to listen to the queries, demands and preferences of our tenants. If you need information, or to raise a concern, please get in touch.

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Testimonials

What our clients say

Auckland Home Solutions C.I.C has and continues to work closely with Community Integrated Care to ensure that only the best housing, care and support is provided to those we support. AHS take time to understand their tenants and their needs and go that extra mile to help ensure they’re met.

Community Integrated Care CIC

I have been a tenant of Auckland Home Solutions C.I.C for around five years. They have been a great help to me, letting me live in my own flat with the things I like the most. The AHS team are always there to help if I need them.

Tenant – Ian, 34, from Durham

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