Privacy Notice

Kingston Morehen Limited is classified as a Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This means that we decide how your personal data is processed.

Data Protection Officer Contact Details

If you have any queries about how we use personal data or, in the event of a complaint, in the first instance contact our Data Protection Officer at:

Kingston Morehen Chartered Surveyors,
15a Hyde Gardens,
East Sussex,
BN21 4PR


Telephone: 01323 411088

Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data means any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from the information. This includes:

  • Personal details such as name, age, address, marital status
  • Telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
  • Business activities.
  • Property ownership.
  • Bank details.

Where we collect personal information?

  • Direct from you, your representatives or information you have made public.
  • From other persons or organisations, including Estate Agents, Managing Agents, Letting Agents, Solicitors, Contractors and other Surveyors.

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data for the purpose of providing our Services to you as Surveyors. We will only use your personal data to fulfil a legal or contractual obligation, if there is a legitimate business interest or where you agree to it.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep information only for as long as we need it to provide our Services or as required by law and to comply with regulatory and contract requirements. Generally we will keep your data for 6 years after completion of our services to you.

Sharing your personal data

We may share your personal data, in the normal course of supplying our Service, with:

  • Solicitors
  • Contractors
  • Managing Agents, Letting Agents, Estate Agents
  • Insurance brokers / insurance companies or warranty providers, in connection with a claim or potential claim
  • Other Surveyors or Valuers
  • Regulators, Law Enforcement and the Financial Ombudsman Service

We do not sell your personal data to any Third-Party.

Transfer of personal data abroad

We do not transfer your personal data outside of the UK.

Your rights and your personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • object to us processing it. We will either agree to stop processing or explain why we are unable to (the right to object)
  • ask us to update or correct your personal data to ensure its accuracy (the right of rectification)
  • ask us to delete your personal data from our records if it is no longer needed for the original purpose (the right to be forgotten)
  • ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances (the right of restriction)
  • ask for a copy of your personal data we hold, subject to certain exemptions (a data subject access request)
  • ask for a copy of your personal data, so it can be used for your own purposes (the right to data portability)
  • complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you feel your personal data has been mishandled. We encourage individuals to come to us in the first instance
  • ask us, at any time, to stop processing your personal data, if the processing is based only on individual consent (the right to withdraw consent)

If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact Carol Crouch, our Data Protection Officer.

Changes to Our Privacy Notice

If we make changes to this notice we will provide an updated version at the earliest opportunity. 

 Kingston Morehen May 2018