Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Acorn Rural Property (Consultants) LLP (referred to as “Acorn”/”we”/”us”/”our”) is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website. Please read the following privacy policy which explains how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By continuing to use this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

When you visit, register on or submit enquiries using our website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our site and to supply the services you have requested. It will also enable us to contact you where necessary concerning your query. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

We hold and process personal data in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and, with effect from the commencement date of 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We apply a strict privacy policy in respect of the personal data that we hold and process as data controllers. We hold and process our clients’ personal data for the purpose of the undertaking the work that they have instructed us to do under our contract with them and for administering that contract. From time to time, we send our clients and other contacts invitations to attend seminars, presentations, and other meetings as well as general information, newsletters and other material relating to our services and we process the personal data we hold for that purpose. Processing personal data for these purposes is a legitimate activity under the DPA and the GDPR.

The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and may be accessed by or given to our staff and third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfil and deliver orders and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Countries outside the European Economic Area do not always have strong data protection laws. However, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties only in accordance with this policy.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

Cookies are small amounts of information which we are stored on your computer. They make it easier for you to log on to and use a website. They also allow the monitoring of website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for users. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on websites that use cookies. This policy applies to all information that we collect by the use of cookies.

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or for as long as we are required to do so by law.

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to our website.

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information should be sent to