Locality information - you'll love Howden
For a place with such a low profile, Howden stands out a mile thanks to its Minster tower, which is visible for miles. This magnificent church of St Peter and St Paul dates back to the eighth century and is particularly noted for its chancel ruins.
The central market square once played host to one of the greatest horse fairs in Europe, when representatives of the 19th century royal houses came to buy animals for their country's armouries, and the narrow cobbled back streets would have echoed with the sound of bartering, and the ultimate celebrations in Howden's glut of door-to-door public houses - there are said to be more pubs here per square half mile than anywhere else in the country.
The Bishops Manor House is another fine example of the town's restored heritage. Currently the headquarters of a national company, it annually plays host to concerts in its grounds, while the public park behind it plays host to cricket tournaments and bowling on the lush greens.
Situated in the centre of Howden in the Market Place, The Shire Hall was originally the Market Hall. The Hall, completed in 1872 was built with red brick and stone details, fish scale tiling, mullioned windows, a balcony and clock tower. The Hall is a regular venue for Howden-Live, theatre, entertainments and workshops. Information is available from the Shire Hall Office and following the links to Howden-Live.
The Ashes Cricket Ground and Playing Fields, originally part of the grounds of the manor and known as The Ashes from the 17th century, the playing fields were given to the people of Howden in 1925.
The idyllic setting of the beautifully manicured Ashes bowling greens is just a short walk from Howden Market Place. The pathways surrounding the greens can be accessed from one of the many entrances into the park, with car parking facilities available for park users. Alongside the two bowling greens is a newly refurbished Multi Use Games Area, which supplies the town with a variety of sporting facilities, including tennis and basketball.
Mature trees, shrubs and plants offer year round colour and benches provide an ideal opportunity for visitors to stop and admire the view of the park’s gardens or to watch a game of bowls in progress.
In the 19th century, the Horse Fair which took place in the market square was renowned throughout Europe. Buyers travelled great distances to buy horses for their country's armouries. Today, a weekly market selling a colourful range of goods and produce takes place in the Shire Hall and the market place every Friday. The present market cross, replaced a gas lamp in 1909 but stands on a much older medieval base.
Howden Marsh is a local nature reserve and offers a tranquil alternative to the hustle and bustle of every day life. Many local people visit the marsh to either walk their dogs, go fishing, bird watch or simply to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
The recently renovated boardwalk has greatly improved access to the area, which offers nature lovers a chance to glimpse some of Howden’s wildlife. This natural habitat is home to ducks, moorhens, coots, finches and many other bird species.
During spring, frogs and toads populate the waters and a variety of fish, from perch to pike, live in the marsh all year round. The Marsh is easily accessible from Howden Market Place. A short walk along Churchside, passing the Sculpture Sequence en route, leads onto St John’s Street and then towards the Marsh entrance.
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Housesetc Ltd is committed to complying with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018. Looking after the information you share with us is very important and we want you to be confident that your personal data is kept safely and securely and to understand how we use it to offer you an excellent buying selling or renting experience
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3.5 When you register your details with us for any of our Services, or enter in to a transaction with us, provide feedback on our service online or use our Website; we will use your personal information to create a profile based on the information we hold about you. This is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests in ensuring we have accurate information about you in one place. We create your profile in accordance with your preferences in order to provide you with the best personalised experience, to send you relevant and personalised information, property updates, Service information and for opinion research purposes. Below you can find a more detailed description of the ways in which we will use your personal information for these purposes.
3.6 The way you interact with us across all the different channels described above (e.g. our Website, social media and marketing messages we send you) and the information we collect in that regard from each of these channels provides us valuable information about your current circumstances and preferences. This insight gives us the opportunity to offer you the best customer service experience possible. To learn about you and your interests, we analyse your interactions with our company using various kinds of information, as set out above. If you have registered your details with us or engaged one of our services by entering into a transaction with Us, or if We are permitted by law to send such communications without obtaining your consent, We use the information that you have provided to us when interacting with us for sending you personalised marketing messages about our products or services, events and promotions. In some instances, we will also aggregate your personal information with that of other individuals, to create comprehensive reports about how clients and customers use our products and services. This is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests in analysing our brand and determining how to improve our services.
3.7 The messages we will send you will be personalised and tailored to your individual preferences and requirements. We use analytics in order to generate such personalised messages. These analytics will process your personal information and place you in categories, which determine the content of the messages you will receive from us. These direct marketing messages may contain information about our products and Services, events or promotions and other company news. We personalise these messages based on that it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests in ensuring that we provide the most appropriate information. We will, in certain circumstances, also use the channels for opinion research (such as to ask if you would like to participate in a survey) and to learn about your experience and improve your experience with Housesetc, including by sending you personalised messages.
3.8 We will use your personal information (including by anonymising and aggregating it with other customers’ personal information) for sales and financial analysis purposes, to determine how Housesetc is performing and where improvements can be made and where necessary to report back to our parent or affiliate group companies. This is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests in understanding how our business is performing and considering how to improve our performance. We will ask for your consent if we wish to use your personal information for purposes other than those listed in this privacy statement and as required to do so under applicable law. We will not use your personal information for other purposes before we have received such consent.
We treat your personal information with care and confidentiality and do not share it with third parties other than as set out below:
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
4.2 Where required we may share limited personal information you provide when you register with us or enter in to a transaction with us, as necessary and only for the purposes and on the lawful grounds described above with various third parties who process your personal information on our behalf (Data Processors), such as;
4.3 Including but not limited to Solicitors/Conveyancers, Surveyors, Financial/Mortgage advisors, other estate agents in a chain, Developers where a purchase is agreed, contractors and property maintenance services.
Software and system providers including but not limited to Jupix Agent Software, On The Market, Rightmove, I-am-Sold, SDL, BriefYourMarket, Fixflo, Law firm Services, RG Law, The Mortgage Store (referral only basis)
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We require that these service providers and other third parties adhere to strict rules when processing your personal information, including to only use your personal information in accordance with our specific instructions (such as for the purposes of completing referencing or contacting you to arrange access to carry out necessary repairs) and the applicable laws.
4.4 Housesetc will disclose personal information where required by law or legal process, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interest, for investigations by law enforcement or regulatory bodies, to protect and Housesetc property and legal rights, to protect the personal safety of our website users or by order of a valid injunction from a court or law enforcement agency.
4.5 In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Housesetc or all its assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets.
4.6 Personal information of others:
Once registered on the website you can update your information. If you wish to de-active your account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. By using the site and the services you are consenting for your personal data to be shared with the other buyer/seller and their solicitors.
The length of time we hold your information for will vary dependent on lawful basis for collecting and processing the data.
6.1 Housesetc will hold data supplied where there is a legitimate interest in doing so (such as where a client or customer has registered with us, expressing an interest in in any of our Services such as buying, selling, letting or renting a property through us.)
6.2 Where a transaction has been entered in to and there is a contractual necessity to do so, or where there is a requirement to comply with legal obligations (for example in order to comply with the requirement of the TPO Codes of Practice, both for Sales and Lettings Agents, to maintain clear and full written records of transactions for a period of six years and to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 requirement to hold records for a period of 5 years).
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You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes, to alter your preferences for the type of marketing content you receive (such as properties for sale, information about related services etc) or to alter the methods via which you receive marketing correspondence from us (i.e. via email, text, post or phone call). We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.
You can also exercise the right to prevent such processing of your data at any time by contacting us at email@example.com or by following the links contained in our correspondence.
Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partners and third-party service providers. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. Use of third-party websites is at your own risk.
You can update some of your personal information by signing into your Account on our Website using your email address and password. In addition, you may contact us, and we will be able to update your records on our data management systems - please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
If you would like to know what personal information Housesetc holds about you, you may make a request to Housesetc for copies of this information. You should be aware that we will need to see proof of identity before processing any such request (known as a ‘subject access request'). If requested, Housesetc will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete information about you on file.
All subject access requests should be made in writing and addressed to for attention of The Data Controller, Housesetc, 91 Pasture Road, Goole, East Yorkshire, DN14 6BP.
In addition, you may write to us at any time requesting amendments to certain personal information that you consider to be incorrect or irrelevant or to request that we block, erase or otherwise remove your personal information (The Right to Erasure/The Right to be Forgotten).
You may also write to us at any time to object to our use of your personal information or request that we provide your personal information in a usable electronic format and transmit to a third party (Right to Data Portability). We will comply with these requests in relation to your personal information in line with applicable law.
In order to comply with applicable law, Housesetc has implemented procedures to detect, report and investigate personal data breaches.
A data breach is defined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as;
"A breach of security leading to the destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or, or access to, personal data."
The ICO will be informed of all data breaches which present a high risk to our clients and customer’s rights and freedoms and in line with applicable law, a notifiable breach will be reported within 72 hours of us becoming aware of it. The individual(s) involved will also be informed.
Housesetc has pledged to adhere to the fundamental principles of privacy and data protection. We therefore regularly review our privacy statement in order to ensure that it is free of errors and clearly visible on our website, that it contains appropriate information about your rights and our processing activities, and that it is implemented and is compliant with applicable law. If we make significant changes to this privacy statement, we will inform you by posting a notification on our websites along with an updated version of the privacy statement.
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If you have a complaint regarding how Housesetc have handled your personal data, subject access request or right to erasure, you have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in this case the ICO, using the contact details below.
Information Commissioner’s Office
Alternatively, you can write to:
Housesetc, 91 Pasture Road, Goole, East Yorkshire, DN14 6BP
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