Privacy & Cookies Policy

Kier is committed to maintaining the privacy of our customers and other users of our site. We comply with data protection laws that are applicable in respect of data processing within the UK. Kier is the entity that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

This privacy notice sets out how we collect, use and protect your personal information and your rights in relation to your information

What type of data do we collect?

As part your registration of interest in a Kier property it is necessary for us to collect and process personal data about you. Categories of personal data that we collect includes:

  • Name, employer details and job title
  • Contact information, including email address
  • Additional information you may voluntarily provide
  • Your computer IP address

In those cases where the information we hold about you was not provided directly by you, that information will usually originate from other property companies or other organisations (such as lawyers) that you provided information to as part of your search.

How will we use your data and why?

We will use the information held about you for the purposes for which it was provided to us as stated at the point of collection (or as may be obvious in the context of collection). Your personal data will be used by us to:

  • Communicate with you
  • Provide you with information about our business
  • Manage any query submitted by you
  • Send you information you have requested
  • Provide our investor relations service
  • Improve our business and the service and/or products we provide
  • Facilitate any interest in a career at Kier
  • If you visit our site, for health and safety purposes
  • For market research purposes

We do not collect or compile personal data for release or sale to outside parties for consumer marketing purposes or host mailings on behalf of third parties. Kier will not conduct any automated decision making about you.

We must have a legal reason to process your personal information. Your information will usually be processed to meet our legitimate interest to facilitate your interest in our business. In those few cases where your consent is required, this will be communicated to you at the point of collection.

Information storage and retention

We have in place security measures to protect the security of your personal information and keep it confidential. We review these measures regularly to make sure they remain appropriate. We cannot guarantee the security of any third-party application you may use to transmit your data (for example, internet browsers).

We may transfer and process your data outside of the UK. Where your personal information is to be transferred outside the UK we will take reasonable steps to ensure that there are appropriate safeguards to protect your information.

We will keep your personal information for at least as long as we have a relationship with you. When deciding how long to keep your personal information after our relationship with you has ended, we take into account our legal, regulatory and professional obligations.

How is my data safeguarded?

The security of your data is important to us. Access to the data is only provided to our staff and other third parties who need access to enable us to assist you in line with your specified interest in Solum properties.

We have in place security measures and require any third parties acting on our behalf to implement similar measures, to protect the security of your personal information and keep it confidential. We review these measures to make sure they are appropriate. We cannot guarantee the security of any third-party application you may use to transmit your data (for example, internet browsers).

We may transfer and process your data outside of the UK. Where your personal information is to be transferred outside the UK we will ensure that any transfer and subsequent processing complies with the legal requirements contained in the data protection laws, including ensuring measures to ensure that there are appropriate safeguards to protect your information. If you require further information about any international transfers, please contact our Data Protection Officer.”

Your personal data will normally be retained for 6 years from completion of any transaction or interaction between you and us, except where we are legally required to retain this information for longer.

Your rights

You have rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, delete, restrict or object to our use of it. We would encourage you to inform us if the information we hold about you is no longer accurate. We may need extra information from you to deal with any request. If you would like to discuss or exercise these rights, please contact us at feedback@kier.co.uk. If you do not want us to process your data, then we may not be able to facilitate your interest in our business.

In the event that you have cause for complaint please contact us and we will follow up with you to resolve this. If you have a data privacy related complaint, you also have the option to direct your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Links to other sites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to other websites (for example our payments processing system is provided by Worldpay), mainly those of our partners and clients, but also those of other third parties. We are unable to accept any responsibility or liability for any usage of, or any information uploaded onto those third party sites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

What are ‘cookies’ and why do we use them?

Cookies are ways of saving a small amount of information. They are automatically downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Group Compliance
2nd Floor Optimum House
Clippers Quay
Salford
M50 3XP

If you would like to contact the Data Protection Officer, email compliance@kier.co.uk