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Privacy Policy

Exchange Locata is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how Exchange Locata uses the information collected about you and procedures that Exchange Locata has in place to safeguard your privacy. By accepting the Terms and Conditions you are consenting to all use of your personal information and data as detailed in the provisions hereof.

1. Personal Data
1.1 A "Registrant" is anyone who has registered to use the Services to Exchange homes, by way of the registration process on the website.

1.2 Details provided by you to Exchange Locata ("Data") are stored by Exchange Locata for the primary purpose of assisting Registrants in obtaining information on alternative housing.

2. Registration
2.1 When you register with Exchange Locata you shall be required to complete the online registration form to help us use all reasonable endeavours to provide you with information in relation to the service.

2.2 If you register for the Exchange Locata service, your Data, if you so choose may be provided to other possible "matching" Exchange Locata Registrants.

2.3 Please be aware in order to provide services to you, Data will be accessible via the website. Exchange Locata may provide Data to third parties, including without limitation, housing associations, councils, landlords and any other third parties that Exchange Locata considers may assist you in finding housing opportunities.

2.4 Data held by Exchange Locata may be used for the purposes of future demonstration, development and improvement of the website and Services.

3. Updating your Details
3.1 If any of the Data that you have provided to Exchange Locata changes, for example if your contact details change or you Exchange your home with another Registrant, please update your registration directly via the Website.

4. How Exchange Locata Protects your Data
4.1 The internet is not a totally secure medium. However, Exchange Locata has put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. Subject to the provisions of the Terms and Conditions Exchange Locata shall keep your Data confidential. The security procedures of Exchange Locata relate to storage, access and disclosure of registration details. If you are a Registrant your identity shall be confirmed by reference to unique information being a User Name and Password. The User Name and Password shall enable you to use the Services. It is your responsibility to keep your User Name and Password confidential.

4.1 No other parties shall be provided with the User Name or Password you have provided.

4.2 Exchange Locata takes all reasonable steps to require those with whom it works to comply with the same levels of protection as it does. However, the internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that Exchange Locata shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of Data, except to the extent Exchange Locata is required to accept such liability under the Data Protection Act 1998.

5. Protection of Personal Data
5.1 Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, your Data may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European economic area, which do not have similar protections in place regarding your personal data and its use as set out in this policy. However, Exchange Locata has taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of Data.

6. Sale of business
6.1 If this business is sold or integrated with another business your Data may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.