Accuracy of Information

Ward Homes has taken all reasonable care in the preparation of the contents of this website and intends that the information is accurate at the time it is uploaded. However, such information can be subject to change and therefore we do not warrant its accuracy. Particulars are for illustration only. We operate a policy of continuous product development and individual features may vary from time to time. Consequently, these particulars should be treated as general guidance only and do not constitute a contract, part of a contract, or a warranty. You should take appropriate steps to verify any information upon which you wish to rely. To find out more about a development, we advise that you visit the site sales office during opening hours and speak to one of our Sales Advisors. Ward Homes shall not be liable for damages of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of or related to the use of this website or the information it contains.

Links

Ward Homes accepts no liability for the contents of any website operated by a third party which may be accessed via links from this website. Any such links are provided for your convenience only and do not imply that Barratt approves or recommends the contents of such sites. It is not permitted to create a link to this website without the written permission of Ward Homes.

Viruses

Ward Homes accepts no liability for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or other property as a result of your browsing or use of this website or your downloading of any material. You are advised to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading any material.
Jurisdiction
The information on this website is intended for use by UK residents who are interested in buying a property from Ward Homes. Ward Homes shall have no liability whatsoever to visitors from either the UK or any other jurisdiction who view the information contained on this website for any other purpose. If any provision of these website terms of use is deemed unlawful, void or for any other reason unenforceable, then it shall be deemed severable from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Copyright and trademarks

All material appearing on this website is subject to copyright and no part may be reproduced in any form (including storage in any medium by electronic means) without the written permission of the copyright owner. However you may copy or download material for personal non-commercial use only. No alterations or additions may be made to the material on the website.

Data protection and privacy statement

This is Ward Homes website privacy statement. Please read it carefully as you should only submit information to us through this site if you agree we may use it in accordance with this privacy statement.
We collect certain basic information about you when you visit our website. We recognise the importance both of keeping that information secure and of letting you know what we intend to do with that information.
We may amend our privacy statement to reflect changes to our business, website or to data protection legislation. We therefore ask you revisit this privacy statement on a regular basis to ensure you are familiar with its terms.
This privacy statement only applies to our website; if you follow a link out of our site or leave our site in some other way, this privacy statement will no longer apply.
The privacy statement sets out (1) who we are and describes (2) the information we collect (3) what we do with it (4) how you can find out more.

(1) Who we are

Ward Homes is a company registered in England & Wales with company registration number 3018173. Our registered office is at Barratt House, Cartwright Way, Bardon Hill, Leicestershire, LE67 1UF.
If you have any queries about the information we hold on you, please contact our Data Protection Compliance Officer, who you may write to at the address above.
We are entered in the Register of Data Controllers with registration number: Z5581083.

(2) The information we collect

We collect information from you when you complete our on-line forms, by means of 'persistent cookies' when you use our site, and in the form of 'traffic data'.

On-line forms

We collect information you give us when you subscribe to 'My Area' and when requesting brochures and callbacks. We require only the information we need to provide a service to you, such as your name, postal address, telephone number and email address. Where we would like more information to help us improve our services, over and above the basic required information, it will be clear that your response is voluntary and you are free not to provide us with more information if you would prefer not to do so.

Persistent cookies

Cookies are small text files which are often stored on your computer's hard drive by websites you visit to enable the site to 'remember' who you are. We use a type of cookie called a 'persistent cookie' to provide added functionality on our website. These persistent cookies store your user name and a unique ID but do not contain any information that personally identifies you, such as a name or address. We use persistent cookies when you log onto our site to stop you having to re-type information and they remain on your hard disk until you delete them.
Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies and you should be able to restrict or disable them if you wish by adjusting the settings on your browser. This will however affect your use of the areas of our site that use persistent cookies, such as the login areas. We do not use 'spyware', that is web bugs or hidden identifiers or other similar devices to gain access to information, store hidden information or to trace your activities. For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to restrict or disable cookies, see the IAB website at http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Analytics

Google

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Webtrends

We have contracted with WebTrends Inc ("WebTrends"), to monitor certain pages of our Web site for the purpose of reporting web traffic, statistics, advertisement 'click-throughs', and/or other activities on our Web site. Where authorized by us, WebTrends may use cookies, Web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics about our Web site visitors. No information that can identify you personally is collected by or transferred to WebTrends. 
Should you object to the use of cookies, Web beacons, and/or other such monitoring technology on our Web Site most internet browsers can be reconfigured to alert you to their use/allow you to reject their use. If you wish to block such technology, please refer to the help function of your internet browser. Please note that you may not be able to use certain facilities and services on this Web Site if you do choose to do this.

Traffic data

We do keep a record of traffic data which is logged automatically by our ISP's servers, and which we analyse. This includes your IP address, the URL you visited before ours, the URL you visit after leaving our site and which pages you visit on our site. We do not store or analyse this traffic data in a way that identifies any individual.

(3) What we do with your information
How we use it

We use your information to provide you with that which you have requested. If you ask us to, we will also use your details to send you information about other products and services that may be of interest to you.
You may ask us to remove you from our mailing lists at any time by writing to us at our registered office. We will also offer you the option of correcting your details and of being removed from our mailing lists when we send you email alerts or other information.

When we share it

We may disclose your information to third parties in certain circumstances but we will not sell, rent or trade your personal information.
We may share your information with another organisation that buys our company or our assets, or with another organisation from which we acquire a company or business, and in the course of any preceding negotiations with that organisation, which may or may not lead to a sale.
We may share your information with our funders or potential funders, such as our bank and with our professional advisors who have a reasonable need to see it.
We may share your information with any group companies of ours so that they can provide any products and services to you where you have personally requested them or where we feel such information is necessary to keep you informed of any products or services that they believe will be of interest to you.
We may provide anonymous aggregated data to reputable third parties on a commercial basis.
We will give third party providers who supply services to us, or who process information on our behalf, incidental access to your information but will always take steps to ensure their security measures are adequate to protect your information.
We will disclose your information to enforcement authorities if asked to do so, or to a third party in the context of actual or threatened legal proceedings or if otherwise required to do so by law.

How we keep it secure

Only authorised personnel and contractors have access to your information.
We will keep your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage.
We will keep you on our mailing lists until you ask us to remove you from them.

Transfers outside Europe

Data protection legislation is harmonised throughout the European Economic Area ('EEA') which comprises the EU member states, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Countries outside the EEA do not generally have the same level of protection for personal information as those within the EEA.
If you are from outside the EEA, we will transfer that information to your home country or territory for the purposes set out in "How we use it" above. If you provide us with your information, we will assume you agree to this transfer.
If you are from the EEA, we will not transfer any personal information we collect from you outside the EEA.

(4) Finding out more

If you have any questions about our privacy statement or the information we hold about you, please contact our Data Protection Compliance Officer.
You have a legal right to see a copy of the information we hold about you on payment of a fee, which is currently £10.
Further information about data protection issues including the online Register of Data Controllers can be found at the Information Commissioner's website.