Flatchecker is an online service that provides public reviews by it's users of property and neighbourhoods, including attempts to rent and rental experiences.
We understand that providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part. We take this trust very seriously, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Flatchecker Ltd registered with the Information Commissioner's Office (ref: Z3383706) and adhere to terms set out in the Data Protection Act 1998.
Before submitting your personal information to our site, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices.
What information we collect from you
We receive and store any information you enter on our site or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you ("personal information"), including your first and last name, e-mail addresses and password. Some information about you is required in order for you to enjoy the benefits of being a registered member. For example, only registered members are able to post property reviews. In addition, some information is also required in order for you to ask us a question or initiate other transactions on our site.
Information from other sources
We utilise Facebook to provide Instant Registration on Flatchecker for members of Facebook. Facebook provides us with information that you have chosen to make available pursuant to your Facebook privacy settings. That information may include your name, profile picture, gender, friend lists and any other information you have chosen to make available.
If you wish to prevent sharing this information, you can do so by editing your Facebook privacy settings.
We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit Flatchecker. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring Website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited.
Your Facebook Information
Flatchecker gives you the option to sign up and log in via Facebook. If you sign up through Facebook, Flatchecker will collect:
Flatchecker does NOT collect, see or send your Facebook password. We use Facebook Connect, which means that the login form and associated content is all served up and managed by Facebook. We just get told by Facebook that your login was successful.
How we use your information
We want to make it easy for you to take advantage of the opportunities on our site. One way we do this is by sending you email messages that contain information about updates and notifications. Please note that you will have the opportunity to choose not to receive these email messages in any such email we send.
How you can access your information
We endeavor to ensure that your information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, and complete. You can access and update your contact information by visiting your MyFlatchecker page on the Flatchecker site. You can close your Flatchecker account by contacting us at the email address listed below. We will send you an e-mail to confirm your request. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity. If you do not hold an account with us, or wish to contact us in relation to any personal information that is not displayed in your account, you may ask us to access, delete and modify the information that we hold about you by emailing us at the email address listed below.
Your choices with respect to the collection and use of your information
As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to take advantage of certain features offered on Flatchecker.
You also can add or update information and close your account as described above.Whether registered as a Flatchecker member or not, you also will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from promotional messages in any such e-mail we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements and administrative messages relating either to your Flatchecker account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
How we protect your information
We want you to feel confident about using Flatchecker, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorised employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use SSL encryption when transmitting your personal information between your system and ours, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.
Flatchecker is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children. Should an individual whom we know to be a child under age 13 send personal information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible.
How you can contact us