Privacy statement

This statement explains how we use information about you that we may collect when you use the Great Portland Estates plc website (“Website”). Please read this Privacy Statement carefully and re-visit this page from time to time so that you are aware of any changes that may have been made. By using the Website‚ you consent to the collection‚ storage and processing of the information that you provide to us‚ in the manner set out in this Privacy Statement.

1. Use of collected information

To enable us to monitor and improve the Website‚ we gather and record on our servers certain information about all users who visit the Website‚ including without limitation‚ details of the operating system‚ browser version‚ internet service provider‚ domain name and IP address of the user‚ the URL which a user has come from‚ the parts of our Website visited and the date and length of each visit (“collected information”).

We use cookies (small files containing information about you which are stored on your hard drive by our browser) to monitor your use of the Website. We also occasionally use cookies to anonymously track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on the Website.

2. News and information

Personal information‚ including but not limited to your name and address (“Personal Information”) will only be stored‚ used or otherwise processed by us if submitted by you. For example‚ on the “email alert” section of the Website‚ you may subscribe to a news and information service to receive notification when press releases and presentations are added or other updates are made to the Website. In order to subscribe‚ you will be required to reveal to us certain data including‚ but not limited to‚ your name and email address and details of the news and information services you require. We will use this information to provide the services requested.

We or any member of the Great Portland Estates Group may also use submitted information for marketing purposes such as future emailings‚ notification of new services‚ general correspondence regarding the information and services you have enquired about and any other correspondence which we think may be of interest to you.

You may unsubscribe from the news and information service at any time and/or “opt out” of receiving communications by visiting the unsubscribe page here. If you unsubscribe from this service we will not retain the data you submitted when you subscribed for the service and will cease sending you news and information.

3. Disclosures

Personal Information may be transferred or disclosed to our professional advisers and to such other parties as we consider necessary‚ for the administration of the Website and related business or if we are required to disclose such information by law.

4. Links

The Website contains links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Statement. If you access other sites using the links provided‚ the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy‚ which differ from ours. We strongly recommend that you read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information from you.


Whilst we will take all reasonable steps to protect submitted information we cannot guarantee the security of any submitted information you disclose online. By using the Website you accept the inherent security implications of dealing on-line over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security‚ unless we have been negligent.