Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association (LYHA) uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. All personal information provided by you through this website is held by Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association. Our registered office is 2 Shire Oak Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2TN. Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

Dependent on the service you require we may collect the following information: 

  • Full name and address 
  • Contact telephone number 
  • Email address 
  • Details of your enquiry 
  • Details of your complaint 
  • Personal details relating to your application for housing e.g. date of birth, National Insurance number for yourself and the other family members that require housing. 
  • Internet Protocol address and other web traffic and activity statistics e.g. pages visited, documents downloaded, search terms used in search engines etc. 

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons: 

  • To process an application for housing. 
  • To improve our services to residents and applicants. 
  • To improve our website. 
  • To enable us to contact you by phone, email, text message or letter in response to your request. 
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research and surveying purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, text message or letter. 

Security 

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All sensitive data is collected on secure web pages.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. However, once you follow these links and leave our site, you should be aware that as we do not have any control over the other website we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you may provide. You should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

The personal information that you give to us via our website will only be used by LYHA.

We will only retain the information for as long as is necessary to provide the service that you have requested.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small administration fee of £10 will be payable and we will reply within 40 days. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 2 Shire Oak Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2TN.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us (info@lyha.co.uk) as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.