Website Privacy Policy


    1. This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, use and protect your personal information when you use and access ‘Personal information’ is information which identifies you or another person, or which is capable of doing so.
    2. The platform available at, services, applications and tools (collectively “”) are owned by Vahanomy Limited (“Vahanomy“, “we” or “us“), a company registered in Scotland under company number SC634982 whose registered office is at c/o GEOVATION SCOTLAND, Meadowbank House, 153 London Road, Edinburgh EH8 7AU, UK.
    3. We are the data controller of any personal data you provide to us and we are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
    4. Please take the time to read this Privacy Policy, which is part of our Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our use of your information you can contact us at You also have the right to make a complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority about our use of your information (in most cases under this Privacy Policy the relevant Supervisory Authority will be the Information Commissioner’s Office).
    1. We take your privacy seriously and are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of information you provide to us, and the choices you have regarding our collection and use of your information. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect about you through and when you otherwise communicate with us. By registering or subscribing to you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.
    2. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time and, if it does, the up-to-date version will always be available on If we make any significant changes to this Privacy Policy, we’ll let you know by contacting you at the email address you provided when registering for
    3. may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
    1. We may collect and process the following data:
      1. Information you give to us. You may give us information about you by:
        • filling in forms (e.g. to subscribe to;
        • posting User Content on; or
        • by contacting us.
          The information you give to us may include your name and your contact details, such as email address and phone number. This may also include financial details where you sign up to any of our paid subscriptions.
      2. Information we collect about you. Each time you visit, we may automatically collect the following information:
        • web usage information (e.g. IP address), your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, operating system and platform; and
        • information about your visit, including the URL clickstream to, through and from (including date and time); time on page, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs).
      3. Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you from third parties, including technical data from analytics providers or from our third party suppliers (e.g. advertising agencies).
    2. We may also receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we may operate or any additional services we may provide.
    1. The Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users, to improve your experience on our Website and to recommend content that may be of interest to you. For more information, please view our Cookies Policy at
    1. We may use your information for the following purposes:
      • to respond to any query that you may submit to us;
      • to register you as a new user and to manage your subscription with us including in relation to any payments, fees or charges;
      • to ensure that’s content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
      • to periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, but only if you have given us your consent to do so;
      • to use data analytics to improve, services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences;
      • to provide other services requested by you, including displaying a location with your listing via Google Maps (for more information see the Google Privacy Notice);
      • to customise according to your interests;
      • to administer and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey responses;
      • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so;
      • as part of our efforts to keep safe and secure;
      • to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
      • to comply with the law; and
      • as we feel is necessary to prevent illegal activity or to protect our interests.
    2. We will only use your personal data where permitted by law. Most commonly, we will use your data in the following circumstances:
      • where processing of your data is necessary for us to meet our legal obligations;
      • where the processing is necessary for our legitimate commercial interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override such interests;
      • where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you; or
      • that we have your informed consent to such processing.
    1. We may share your personal information with any member of corporate group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
    2. If we share your information with third parties they will process your information as either a data controller or as our data processor and this will depend on the purposes of our sharing your personal data. We will only share your personal data in compliance with the applicable data protection legislation.
    3. We may disclose your information to third parties if:
      • you specifically request this;
      • other companies’ products and services may interest you and you have provided explicit consent to receive such correspondence;
      • we sell or buy any business or assets, including, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets as well as their advisers;
      • the operator of is acquired or may be acquired;
      • we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect the rights, property or safety of, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
    4. The third parties include:
      • business partners, clients, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you; and
      • other analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of
    1. We may use your personal data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you (we call this marketing).
    2. You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us and you have not opted out of receiving that marketing. Similarly, if you have signed up to receive our newsletter, you will receive communications from us including our newsletter and information on our events and activities.
    3. We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes.
    1. We do not store or transfer your personal data outside the United Kingdom.
    2. We follow strict security procedures as to how your personal information is stored and used, and who sees it, to help stop any unauthorised person getting hold of it. All personal information you register on will be located behind a firewall. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data. So we cannot accept any liability for the loss, theft or misuse of the personal information which you have registered on if there is a security breach.
    3. We will keep your information stored on our systems for as long as it takes to provide the services to you. The third parties we engage to provide services on our behalf will keep your data stored on their systems for as long as is necessary to provide the services to you. We will not store your information for longer than is reasonably necessary or required by law.
    1. You have the right to:
      • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
      • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
      • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
      • Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
      • Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios:
        1. if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy;
        2. where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it;
        3. where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims;
        4. you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it;
      • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
      • Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent and will not affect any other lawful grounds by which we may continue processing personal data once consent has been withdrawn. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
    2. Even if you have accepted the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes (by ticking the relevant box), you have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for such purposes. You can exercise this right at any time by contacting us at
    3. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at
    1. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Data Protection Legislation” is defined as, for the periods in which they are in force, all applicable data protection and privacy legislation in force in the UK including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679), as it has effect in the UK; the Data Protection Act 2018; the Privacy and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426) and any equivalent legislation amending or replacing such legislation.
    2. “Personal Data”, “Controller”, “Processor”, “Data Subject” and “Supervisory Authority” shall have the meaning given to them in the Data Protection Legislation.