Python Properties

Privacy Policy

Who We Are

Python Properties (‘we’ or ‘us’ or ‘our’) gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.

Python Properties is a trading name of the partnership Martin Russell Johnson and Peter John BroomeWe are registered on the Information Commissioner’s Office Register; registration number ZA377571, and act as the data controller when processing your data. Our designated Data Protection Officer is The General Manager, who can be contacted at Python Properties, Cargo Fleet Offices, Middlesbrough Rd, Middlesbrough, TS6 6XH, telephone 01642 225100, email

Information That We Collect

Python Properties processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.

The personal data that we may collect is: –

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Personal Email
  • Business Email
  • Home Telephone Number
  • Mobile Telephone Number
  • National Insurance Number
  • Passport Number
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Bank Account Details
  • Proof of Employment Payslip

We collect information in the below ways: –

On line website form, telephone enquiries, email enquiries, letter enquiries, employment CV. 

How We Use Your Personal Data ( Our Legal Basis for Processing)

Python Properties takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time.  The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below: –

  • We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract or to provide a service to you
  • We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
  • We have a legal obligation to share your personal data with our managing agents who may conduct credit references and provide us with financial background checks prior to you commencing a tenancy with us or the agent
  • We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a customer and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests

Your Rights​

You have the right to access any personal information that Python Properties processes about you and to request information about: –

  • What personal data we hold about you
  • The purposes of the processing
  • The categories of personal data concerned
  • The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
  • How long we intend to store your personal data for
  • If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source

If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.

You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. Where applicable, you have the right to data portability of your information and the right to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.

If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.

Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information

We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. Python Properties uses third parties to provide the certain services and business functions; however, all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

These third parties are:

  • Managing Agents
  • Letting Agents
  • Solicitors and Barristers
  • Our Business’ Accountants
  • Suppliers of Some Services (e.g. broadband)

Safeguarding Measures

Python Properties takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: –

SSL, encryptions, restricted access, IT authentication, firewalls, anti-virus software, physical office security

Transfers Outside the EU

Python Properties utilise some products or services (or parts of them) that may be hosted/stored in non EU countries, which means that we may transfer any information which is submitted by you through the website or email outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) for the below purposes: –

Website hosting, email server, cloud based business applications.

Therefore, when you use our website/send us an email the personal information you submit may be stored on servers which are hosted in non EU countriesWhere this is the case, we will take steps to ensure that those providers are bone fide providers using the necessary level of protection for your information and abide by strict agreements and measures set out by Python Properties and the provider to protect your data and comply with the relevant data protection laws.

Consequences of Not Providing Your Data

You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Python Properties, however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services and for legitimate interests, we will not be able to offer some/all our services without it.

Legitimate Interests

As noted in the ‘How We Use Your Personal Data’ section of this notice, we occasionally process your personal information under the legitimate interests’ legal basis. Where this is the case, we have carried out a thorough Legitimate Interests’ Assessment (LIA) to ensure that we have weighed your interests and any risk posed to you against our own interests; ensuring that they are proportionate and appropriate.

We use the legitimate interests’ legal basis for processing personal information with regard to the quality control and provision of our services and have identified that we only use individuals’ data  in the way they would reasonably, unless we have a very good reason.

How Long We Keep Your Data

Python Properties retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed.

Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise and/or withdraw your consent.


Occasionally, Python Properties would like to contact you with information about the services that we provide. If you consent to us using your contact details for this purpose, you have the right to modify or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us directly.

Lodging A Complaint

Python Properties only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

General Manager
Python Properties
Cargo Fleet Offices
Middlesbrough Road
Tel 01642 225100

Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel 0303 123 1113

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