Privacy policy.

We're Committed to Protecting Your Privacy

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any personal information we collect from you through our website, or that you provide to us via any other forms of communication.

We are committed to protecting your privacy in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The personal information you give us will only be used in line with this privacy policy.

We may change this policy from time to time. You can always find the most up-to-date privacy policy on our website at

In this policy, when we refer to ‘your information’ we mean personal information about you which we may collect, use, share, store or process in any other way. This includes information we get from you or from anyone else when you are booking or hosting a property through Hello Ted or at any other time, through any type of communication (verbal, written or electronic), including through letters, calls, emails, websites (for example, internet protocol (IP) address, cookies), applications, phone systems (we may record and use any phone number you call us from), registrations, researches, promotions and competitions or through contact you currently have or have previously had with us.

This Privacy policy has been amended in July 2019.
What Information do we collect?

The following personal data may be collected, held, and processed by us in order to market directly to potential customers:
• Name
• Home address
• Contact telephone numbers
• Email address

The following personal data may be collected, held, and processed by us from potential guests:
• Name
• Home address
• Contact telephone numbers
• Email address

The following personal data may be collected, held, and processed by us from guests:
• Name
• Home address
• Contact telephone numbers
• Email address
• The information required to complete a booking

The following personal data may be collected, held, and processed by us from our host clients:
• Name
• Home address
• Contact telephone numbers
• Email address
• Their properties base rate
• Full details of the property to be marketed
• Photographs of the property to be marketed
• Alarm codes and other security information where we are hosting guests
• Official or other photographic identity confirmation
• Copies of appropriate documents to confirm ownership and home address

We reserve the right to employ third-party electronic verification for the purpose of verifying identity. The search will not affect your credit rating.
Use of the information we collect

Providing You with Services:
To provide you with the hosting and/or accommodation services which you have asked us to provide, including but not limited to:
• Helping you to market your property;
• Valuing your property; and
• Furnished holiday let services;
• To take payment from you for the services which we provide;
• To arrange and carry out bookings;
• To process the receipt and payment of accommodation and maintenance for you if a property is being occupied;
• To arrange supplier services such as design consultations and housekeeping;
• To arrange a gas safety certificate or any other legal obligation you may have;
• To arrange an inventory check or to prepare a report on the condition of a property;
• To better understand your requirements and provide you with services specific to your needs;
• To improve the services we offer by analysing your personal information so we better understand how you use our services;
• To keep client records up to date;

Marketing of Our Services to You:
• To provide you with general updates in relation to the property market, in accordance with your preferences;
• To provide you with information which we reasonably believe may be relevant to you based on the services we are providing to you including information on mortgages, protection and insurance products and third party services;
• To carry out targeted advertising to you on social media websites such as Facebook where you have already shown an interest in our services. This is done through analysing information we collect about your interactions on our site and making this available to social media networks;

Responding to Your queries:
• To help answer any questions which you have asked one of our agents or staff members
• To provide you with a quote for our services

Improving Our Site:
• To analyse cookie and website usage data to keep improving our site
• To allow us to customise the content which is presented to you based on your likely interests;

Legal and Regulatory Obligations:
• To comply with applicable laws where we are obliged to retain and/or disclose certain information
• To investigate or address claims or complaints relating to your use of our services
• For internal and external auditing purposes;
• To carry out anti-money laundering checks;

• To transfer information to any entity which may acquire rights in us;
• To collect a debt which is owed to us

You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data for marketing purposes at any time, this will result in us ceasing to market goods and services to you.
You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by;
• Clicking on the message located at the bottom of the emails or
• By contacting us at

If you withdraw your consent to receiving marketing emails, we will process your data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations and in accordance with our legal, accountancy and regulatory obligations.

Your rights
Subject to certain exemptions, and in some cases dependent upon the processing activity we are undertaking, you have certain rights in relation to your personal information.
• The right to be informed
• The right to access
• The right to rectification
• The right to erase
• The right to restrict processing

Data Subject Access
A data subject may make a Subject Access Request (SAR) at any time to find out more about the personal data we hold about them. We will normally respond to a SAR within one month of receipt, or two months for complex and/or numerous requests. We will inform the data subject of the need for the extension, if appropriate.
All SAR received must be forwarded to
We do not charge for the handling of normal SARs, but we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee for additional copies of information already supplied to a data subject, and for requests that are manifestly unfounded or excessive, particularly where such requests are repetitive.

How to contact us:
If you would like to make a compliant about a breach of your personal information, have any concerns about Hello Ted privacy practices or would like to access and/or update information or preferences you provided us
Post: C/O Privacy
Hello Ted
Thorens House, Beck Court
Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff
CF23 8RP