DisrepairClaim.co.uk is a trading style of Fairweather Group Ltd. Fairweather Group Ltd is a data controller and is committed to protecting your privacy and takes its responsibilities regarding the security of user information very seriously.
You are free to explore our sites without disclosing any personal data. However, if you decide to share personal details with us, they will be processed following the guidelines outlined in this Privacy Notice.
How we use your personal information
While interacting with this website and submitting personal information, Fairweather Group Ltd will gather and utilise your data for a number of reasons, always in compliance with data protection laws of the UK and the European Union.
Below is a list of ways we may use your personal information (including but not limited to data fields, documents and images):
We can assure you that your data will never be sold or disclosed to third-party marketing entities without your explicit permission.
To confirm, we may use the information that you directly provide to us in the following ways: We may use your name, email address and postal address to provide you with information, you have requested from us, respond to inquiries or requests from you and communicate with you in relation to those inquiries or requests. Our legal basis for this use is our legitimate interests, namely carrying out activities in the course of DisrepairClaim.co.uk business in response to customer inquiries or requests. We may also use the images of issues that you supply for educational/training purposes including system development to improve customer experience.
Why do we collect and store personal data?
The collection of personal data is essential for us to deliver services, respond to enquiries about our offerings, and keep our records up-to-date. We are dedicated to ensuring that the information we gather and utilise is suitable for these purposes and respects your privacy.
Personal data categories we collect
We may collect, use, store and transfer multiple kinds of personal data related to you which we have categorised as:
This includes first name, middle name, maiden name, last name, marital status, title, date of birth and gender
This includes email address and telephone numbers.
This includes information relevant to your specific case, such as your employment status and contractual employment cover such as sick pay.
This includes bank account information and payment details.
This includes recorded calls for quality checks and staff training. These recordings can also be used to help us combat fraud.
This includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
This includes information about how you use our website, products and services.
Marketing and Communications Data
This includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and your communication preferences.
This includes statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity.
For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.
Special Categories of Personal Data
This includes health and vulnerability related data that you may voluntarily share with us during the fulfilment of our services to you. We will always ask for your explicit consent to record and share Special Category Data.
How we might collect personal data
Fairweather Group Ltd use different methods to collect data from and about you as follows:
When you voluntarily provide it to us: –
You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise.
This includes personal data you provide when you:
Collected automatically: –
Provided by third parties or publicly available sources: –
We may receive personal data about you from various third parties as set out below:
Processing purpose and our legal basis
We always ensure that processing personal data always has a legal foundation, and we have thoroughly evaluated our processing objectives and the legal grounds for them.
We process your information based on our contractual responsibilities to provide you with the services and products you have requested.
As a regulated company, we must uphold high standards for our services and products. This requirement means we might need to process personal data when undergoing regulatory audits.
When providing our services, we might pursue legitimate interests. We have ensured these interests are considered and balanced, assessing any potential effects on you (both positive and negative) and your rights. We only process your personal data for these interests if they do not disproportionately affect you, except where we have your consent or are legally bound or allowed to do so. For enquiries about the legal grounds of our processing activities, please contact our Data Protection Office.
Recipients of your personal data
In the process of delivering the services you have requested, your information may be disclosed to our processing affiliates, referred to as recipients and data processors.
We conduct the appropriate due diligence against these partners regarding their data security measures and data protection policies, and we establish firm written agreements that dictate their handling of your information.
In the event that we consider acquiring or merging with other businesses, any new proprietors would be permitted to use your personal data in accordance with the terms outlined in this privacy notice.
When we may have to disclose your personal data
We might be required to share your personal data with certain third parties as detailed below. Rest assured, these entities are not permitted to use your information for contact purposes. They are bound by commitments to handle your personal information with the same level of security and confidentiality that we provide.
We operate a large panel of legal firms across a number of different claims that we generate. In order to service your claim and successfully refer it to our legal partners to progress with, we will share your personal data with these firms.
As part of our own FCA authorisation and the organisations which govern us in different areas of our business (such as the ICO), we may need to share your details with these Authorities.
In order to acquire the necessary information we need to refer your claim, we may need to request information about your claim from the defendants, such as Vehicle Manufacturers, Car Dealerships, and Finance providers.
This includes Compliance Consultants and similar services acting as processors within the United Kingdom, who might need to document processing activities due to specific legal and compliance requirements.
Service providers include businesses that provide us with additional information that could help your claim – such as AML providers and Credit Bureaus.
Making sure your data is secure
We have implemented safeguards to protect your personal data against accidental loss or unauthorised access, use, alteration, or disclosure. Access to your personal data is also restricted to those staff members, agents, contractors, and third parties who require it for business purposes. They are instructed to process your personal data solely according to our directives and are bound by confidentiality obligations.
Procedures have been established to address any potential breaches of personal data. Should such a breach occur, we will inform you and the relevant regulatory authorities, as required by law.
How long do we keep data?
Your personal data will be kept only as long as it is necessary for the reasons it was collected, as well as to meet any legal, accounting, or reporting obligations.
When deciding how long to keep personal data, we weigh factors such as the data's volume, nature, and sensitivity, the risk of harm from unauthorised access or disclosure, the processing objectives, whether those objectives can be met by other means, and legal requirements.
Information on how long we retain different types of your personal data is available, and you can obtain further details by reaching out to our Data Protection Office.
Legally, we are required to maintain certain customer information, which will be held securely and used strictly for these legal reasons.
Your rights as a data subject
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, you are entitled to the following rights:
All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved in the processing of your personal data.
Requesting access to my data
When requested, Fairweather Group Ltd is able to verify what personal data we have concerning you and the manner in which it is processed. If Fairweather Group Ltd possesses any of your personal data, you have the right to request the following details.
What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?
Fairweather Group Ltd accepts copies of the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:
Passport, driving licence, birth certificate.
Contact details of the Data Protection Officer (DPO):
Data Protection Officer
2A, Crown Business Park
Cowm Top Lane
If things don’t go as planned
Should you have any grievances regarding the way Fairweather Group Ltd or its third-party affiliates process your personal data, or if you are dissatisfied with how your complaint has been addressed, you reserve the right to file a complaint with both the regulatory oversight agency and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) of Fairweather Group Ltd.
The details for each of these contacts are:
2A, Crown Business Park
Cowm Top Lane
For Further Information
If you have any queries about the policy, please get in touch with us using email@example.com or write to us at the address below and we will do our best to answer your questions.
2A, Crown Business Park
Cowm Top Lane
Fairweather Group Ltd t/a DisrepairClaims.co.uk do not give legal advice; Our service is limited to the process and administration of compensation claims. You do not need to use a claims management company to make a claim. You have the right to use the Housing Ombudsman to seek redress for free. You can also seek legal advice elsewhere.
The No Win No Fee Success Fee for getting your housing disrepair compensation is based on which expert panel member we refer you to. Our panel consists of Bond Turner and DW Marketing Limited.
The No Win, No Fee varies, but is generally between 25%+VAT - 50%+VAT. There may be a termination fee if you cancel your claim with a panel member after the cooling off period. We are paid a referral fee by our panel members for a successful referral. Fairweather Group Ltd will not charge you for our service.