Snapes Estate Agents (Bramhall) Limited & Snapes Estate Agents (Woodford) Limited

Combined Legal & Privacy Policy Notice

This privacy policy tells you about the information we collect from you when you register your details on our website. In collecting this information, under the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.

Who are we?

“Snapes Estate Agents” is a trading name of Snapes Estate Agents (Bramhall) Limited & Snapes Estate Agents (Woodford) Limited.

Contact Details for each if required are as follows. If you are unsure which branch to contact, please just send to any with a detail summary of your enquiry so we can pass to the relevant office.

Snapes Estate Agents (Bramhall) Limited incorporates - Cheadle Hulme & Bramhall Sales Departments.
Maple House, Maple Road, Bramhall, SK7 2DH – 0161 440 8700 or
Main Contact: Richard Pickford

Snapes Estate Agents (Woodford) Limited incorporates –– Bramhall & Cheadle Hulme Lettings Departments. Maple House, Maple Road, Bramhall, SK7 2DH – 0161 439 1144 or Main Contact: David Mone

Website Data Collection & Digital Communications Data Use

When you visit and navigate our site and when you communicate with us via our site, we will not collect personal information about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily by completing the forms within our website. If you provide such information, we will store your name, address, telephone number, email address and any property details and requirements you have. This information will then be used for the purpose in which is was given. We use third party Service Systems to power our software and deliver property information and property news, these include but may not be limited to: Brightlogic also known as Acquaint, BriefYourMarket, Build Your Market, Veriphy (Anti Money Laundering), Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB), Dataloft, Facebook, Twitter and The and The Moving Hub. We are assured these third-party companies only use your data for the purpose of powering our systems enabling us to deliver relevant information about property and the property market or carrying out your request for further information on a product and/or service. The data is not passed on to other third parties by them, unless they receive your explicit consent.

All communications from us direct or via our third-party contact systems will allow you to unsubscribe and/or update your personal preferences. If you do not have access to computers or are unable to use these links, please contact

Referrals or Quotation Data Use

The use of your information for obtaining quotations for you such as solicitors, surveyors and mortgages will only be used with your explicit consent. This is typically something you have asked for and not something we just send out.

All communications to you will carry a Unsubscribe Link and/or Update Your Preferences Link. If you do not have access to computers or are unable to use these links, please contact

Social Media Data Collection General

When you contact us in other ways, i.e Telephone, Office Visit, email communication, Social media Site etc, our systems may store some information due to the platforms you have used. You can request information to be deleted at any point, however we may need to contact third-party companies for their assistance in removing your details, such as Facebook, Twitter etc. The information on Social Media Site, would have been generated by you however, as you would have commented, like or interacted with our various media platforms. For this reason, you accept we have not collected nor are storing the information without your consent, you have accepted the Privacy Policy of those Social Media Platforms and understand you posted your details, as we will never contact people on Social media, we will only react and reply to questions and/or comments. Information collected by third-party Social Media Sites are not within our control.

All communications from us direct or via our third-party contact systems will allow you to unsubscribe and/or update your personal preferences. If you do not have access to computers or are unable to use these links, please contact

Direct Contact Data Collection

Face to Face, Telephone or email communications by you, may result in data being stored for up to 6 years. This is in line with our obligations under ICO and other legislative requirements to carry out our business obligations lawfully. Any information given will be stored securely and/or destroyed securely when required. No information will be passed to third parties unless you consent, however your information may be used with our Service Communications Providers which power our systems to ensure you receive the information you have requested, such as and not limited to Property Updates, Sales Updates, Solicitor Referrals, Survey Referrals, Moving Quotations, Mortgage Advice, Property News, Property Market News, Sales Progress Updates, Lettings Property, Topical Industry Information which is deemed as contact for legitimate reasons.

Telephone Contact – We do record all phones calls, purely for training and quality purposes, and to assist in any complaints or disputes over the content of a conversation. The only persons with access to the recordings are the Managing Directors Richard Pickford and Lee Snape.

If you contact our office to request you being added to the mailing list, it is automatically assumed we can mail you and call you with property information, otherwise the mailing list request would not function. Any communication we send has the option to update your contact preferences and unsubscribe from the mailing list.

All communications from us direct or via our third-party contact systems will allow you to unsubscribe and/or update your personal preferences. If you do not have access to computers or are unable to use these links, please contact

Your Rights Over Your Information

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If requested, we can delete it completely under the GDPR "right to be forgotten" regulation. You can also ask us to give you a copy of the information and to stop using your information for a period of time if you believe we are not doing so lawfully.

To submit a request by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above or visit and the contact us pages, if you are not reading this policy online.

Third Party Links on our Website or Any Information You Receive from Us.

Our website and any communications you receive from us, may include third-party links to further and relevant information we felt was or may have been of interest. We cannot be held responsible for your choosing to click on these links or how the third-party may use your details. We cannot be held responsible for the content of any third-party details provided in any format including and not limited to verbally or written and we accept the information on third-party links or stories are not controlled by us and not necessarily representative of our own views or beliefs.

How we store your information

Your information is securely stored on the cloud using our CRM system powered by BrightLogic also known as Acquaint.

Your information may also be stored on our local secure computers and or paper-based files, dependent on how we communicate with you and for what reason.

We keep your information for no longer than is required, however dependent on the detail of our relationship we may be required by law and legislation to retain your data and our communications for a period of up to 6 years.

We will then dispose your information by secure data deletion and encrypting and/or secure waste disposal (each dependent on the method in which we have communicated)

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.

Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Please contact us at the relevant office above, if you have a specific contact, otherwise email and we will ensure the relevant person contacts you.

How to complain

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

Subject to Contract and Without Prejudice

Any content read or sent between us, you and/or any third party, is not to be consider a contract in full or part nor is to be considered a formal offer from us or whom the content refers to.  All prices on our website and any marketing we send are subject to contract and any reference to valuations or property prices are a snapshot of time. Prices can go up and down in line with market conditions and various factors which are out of our control. The information on this website or anything sent to you in any format may have a shelf life and therefore the information is no longer relevant. We reserve the right to amend information and may not be able to notify all parties of changes made.

Commissions, Referral Fees Rights to Retain

If you have given consent for us to recommend certain services, including and not limited to: Surveys, Solicitors, Mortgages, House Clearance or removals, we may receive a commission or referral fee in certain circumstances but not in all cases and we reserve the right without exception to retain the income received. The amounts can vary; therefore we cannot disclose such amounts on a generic bases, however we are happy to inform you of the amount if applicable (specific to your case) once we know the commission amount ourselves. These commissions may be subject to clawback, completion of a service or just upfront for a recommendation. Again information can be provided if required, but only specific to your case.