Oates Auctioneers Ltd are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and would like you to feel safe when giving us your details.  We wish to be transparent on how we process your data and show you that we are accountable with the GDPR in relation to not only processing your data but ensuring you understand your rights as a client.

We are engaged in the provision of a full range of professional services relating to Estate Agency and the Valuation profession (the “Services”)

The information we collect is used for the purpose of delivering the Services, whilst acknowledging that your data and the related information stored is private to you.  We will never resell your data and we access data for the provision of the Services to you. You have full control of your data.

We undertake great care to ensure data is securely stored and encrypted if transferred for the purpose of providing the Services.

We may retain ownership of information in aggregated, anonymised, statistical and analytical format without disclosing your personal data for the purpose of delivering and developing our Services, analysing overall property trends, conducting secondary research and in order to meet our contractual obligations to you.

By using our website, you are accepting the terms of this Privacy Statement.


Given the nature of the Services that we provide to you, we are obliged to collect personal information from you including but not limited to: name, address, email addresses, date of birth, bank account details and identity documentation. Your personal information given to us will be hosted with our internet service provider on OATES AUCTIONEERS LTD behalf. By using the Services you consent to the transmission of your personal data to our internet service provider so that it can be hosted and stored securely.

We will use same to provide you with the Services relating to property sale and purchases, to contact you by phone or email as requested and to generally, respond to your queries and requests for information. We will also use same to send you newsletters, updates and ancillary services when requested by you or you explicitly consent to the delivery of the foregoing or similar marketing communications.

You have the right to access any data which we hold in relation to you by application in writing to

Disclosing Your Information

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties in the following situations:

Any third party we disclose your information to will be for the purpose of the Services. You acknowledge that we may disclose your personal data if we believe that we are required to for the purpose of the provision of the Services.

Data that we collect will be stored at a destination within the European Economic Area for the purpose of supplying Services to you. By using this service, you agree to this transfer,
storing or processing. We will always take all reasonable precautions to make sure that your data remains secure and is handled in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

Third Party Links

You might find links to third party websites on our application. These websites should have their own privacy policies/statements which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies/statements whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Use of cookies

Cookies are sometimes used to improve the user experience of our Website or the delivery of Services. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive and then stored there and transferred to us where appropriate to help us to improve the service that we provide to you. No personal information is stored in a cookie.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. You can easily decline or remove cookies from your computer using the settings within your browser. However, if you select to decline cookies you may be unable to avail of all of our Services. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log onto the application service.

Acceptance of this Privacy Statement

By using our application, you signify acceptance of our Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with or are not comfortable with any aspect of the Privacy Statement, please immediately discontinue use of the Services and the Website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the application following notification or posting of such changes will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or queries relating to this Privacy Statement then please contact us at