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Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously, and take many steps to protect any personal information we may hold as a result of our interaction with you.

Below is our privacy policy which sets out our data protection commitments, and the terms under which we may use and store any data relating to you and any transaction with us.



This website is operated by Houses of Italy

It may be necessary from time to time for information we collect to be transferred from the point of collection to a server located in another town, city or country. Information will only be transferred in circumstances where it is necessary to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or the purposes made known to users at the time information is collected.



By using the website you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Houses of Italy may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time but will not change the way we use your information provided previously without your express consent.

As a general rule, no personal information (i.e. name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) is automatically collected from users of this website. However, there may be circumstances in which users voluntarily supply such information and in this event, any such information will be kept secure and confidential and will be used only for those purposes made known to users at the time the information is collected, or for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy. We follow strict security procedures for the storage and disclosure or information you have given us in order to prevent unauthorised access.

There may be circumstance where personal information is required to be collected such as for the access to certain areas of our website or to enquire further about a property which may be listed on this Website.

If any provision of this privacy policy is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Houses of Italy failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

This Privacy Policy is governed in all respects by the laws of England. Legal proceedings related to the matters set out in the Privacy Policy shall be brought in and adjudicated solely in the English courts.


Signing up / Account Set Up

This website may give you the opportunity to sign up to receive the email newsletter and sometimes you will need to sign up (or sign in where you have already signed up) before you can access certain areas of the website.

Where you are signing up to the relevant Houses of Italy mailing list the privacy policy which applies to such sign up will be available through the relevant sign up page.

Where you have signed up to receive information from us the details you give us may also be used to notify you about future services and information or related products and services which may be of interest to you.

Where you have provided information for the purposes of enquiring about a property listed on this website, we will use this information to communicate with you about the property, products, services or any promotional offers available.

The sign up form will request contact information including your name and email address. Certain information is mandatory so that we can send you the information you have requested. Providing certain information is voluntary. Information which is mandatory is identified on the sign up form. If you do supply the voluntary information you are agreeing to us using this information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We may use your information to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of this website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.



By signing up to the website you are signing up to receive the mailings we send about general motoring news, helpful hints and tips including the newsletter through this website.

We may send you mailings from time to time relating to updates of both our online and offline vehicle databases.


Sharing of Information

By signing up you are agreeing to the use of your personal information (as provided by you) as set out in this Privacy Policy. You agree that we may use your information in the same way as you have consented to us using it (including contacting you about the products and services of other companies where you have consented to us contacting you about other products and services).


Our Use Of Information

The information collected is used to provide users with the products or services they have requested, to provide information on the relevant Property, to customise the user’s online experience and to improve the content of the website and the properties and services which are available through this website. Other uses of this information include the internal review of the web pages visited, tracking the progress and number of entries in promotions and contests, tracking the number of users of the site and where appropriate, product purchased through the site.

If at any time you wish to stop receiving marketing information just reply to the e-mail address at the bottom of each e-mail you receive.



A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer’s hard drive. It may be stored and updated at various times as you access the website. Each time you visit the website, the server may deliver certain customised information to your computer based on the data stored in your cookie. This allows Houses of Italy to tailor the service to your preferences, including by way of example only recommending products to you.

You are not obliged to accept a cookie and you may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. If, however, you do not want to accept cookies please use the help tools provided with your internet browser to find out how to achieve this.

We never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer which was not originally contained in the cookie. We use cookies and IP addresses for system administration and to monitor aggregate non-personalised information (such as anonymous statistics related to the take up or use of services, or to patterns of browsing). Certain non-personal information about users is recorded by the standard operation of Houses of Italy servers. Examples of this type of information include the type of browsers being used, its operating system and the domain names (not e-mail addresses, where possible) of users.


Where do the cookies come from?

  • The software that runs this site may transfer a temporary cookie so it can keep track of what it’s doing. As it’s temporary it maybe deleted when you leave here.
  • So that we can measure the popularity of vehicle listings, where people come from and other general statistics, we use Google Analytics’. It may store cookies to track new and repeat visitors. It does not have any detail on who you are.
  • We use an online chat system on this website which allows our visitors to contact our office (during office hours) to enquire further about any of the vehicles we currently have in stock.  Our online chat system uses a cookie to store details of you (the visitor) and your location.  We do not use this information for any purpose other than to establish that you are a customer and that you wish to make an enquiry.


Your Privacy

  • Cookies used on this site do not contain any personal information.
  • Any information collected is anonymous and generalised.
  • This site will not sell any email addresses and names to any third party
  • Any email addresses/names left in comments or mentioned in emails sent to me will be kept private and not sold to anyone
  • Your privacy is respected at all times


Cookie Removal

If you wish to know how to remove cookies then AboutCookies.org should be of help.


Cookie usage

As this site uses advertising and software that was created by another person or company, the usage of cookies is beyond our control and we may not be able to ask your permission.


Opting Out / Amending your Details

If at any time you wish to amend your preferences including unsubscribing from any of the mailings or withdrawing your consent to you us contacting you for research or about other products or services just reply to the e-mail address at the bottom of each email you receive.


Forwarding Web Pages

If we provide you with the opportunity to email a web page to another person, we will need to collect your email address and the email address of those to whom you send the page. We will use the email addresses collected this way for no other purpose except to send the web page, and the addresses will be deleted once the page has been sent unless you have opted in to receive information and promotions from us as set out above using the same email address, in which case we will retain your email address for this purpose unless and until you notify us that you wish to stop receiving information.


Website and Links to External Website’s

We may incorporate links to website’s not owned or controlled by Houses of Italy including through advertising featured on this website.

Houses of Italy is not responsible for the content of any external website’s and is not responsible for the data collection practices of any external website.



Whenever we obtain your personal information we take reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access or disclosure, but we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted over the internet. We accept no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorised third party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or missions beyond our reasonable control.