The Real Invest Gran Canaria team is adapting to our clients´ needs, and we will therefore offer property ads with 3 dimensional virtual tours/videos, 3D plan documents and 360º photos more and more frequently, as well as live viewings through video phone calls.
We also want to underline that we follow protocols for safety and hygiene on viewings, in the office and for client meetings in general to make everyone feel secure.
Most properties in the south of Gran Canaria can be sold through us and the broker´s fee is included in the purchase price. As a member of the real estate organization "ACEGI", we have access to properties through other agents and therefore we can help you to find exactly what you want, with no extra cost.
Real Invest GC is run by law school graduate and property consultant, Sunniva Torset, specialized in international contract law. Our clients also have access to a Spanish lawyer who speaks English to avoid misunderstandings and to legally secure the purchase and the payments.
We have a very visible and well-visited office in a central location in the Ancora Centre, Arguineguín.
Real Invest GC is a well-known name in the business, and we were specifically highlighted in the public meeting between the Norwegian and Canary Chamber of Commerce as an example of foreign investment. We have also participated in several TV programs, such as "Sold" at NRK in Norway and the English "A place in the sun".
We are known to have high moral and ethical standards, exceptional local and market knowledge, and we participate actively in courses to assist our clients with efficient and problem free transactions. We have gained a very good reputation after more than 10 years in the industry. Here you can read some of our references.
DATA PROTECTION POLICY
The management board/governing body of REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, S.L. (hereinafter referred to as the “data controller”) assumes full responsibility for and provides its full commitment to drafting, implementing and maintaining this Data Protection Policy, ensuring continuous improvement on the part of the data controller with a view to achieving excellence in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJEU L 119/1, 04-05-2016) and with Spanish legislation on the protection of personal data (Spanish Organic Law, specific sector legislation and the implementing regulations).
The REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, S.L. Data Protection Policy is based on the principle of proactive responsibility, according to which the data controller is responsible for ensuring compliance with the regulatory framework and case law that governs the Policy, and is able to prove this before the competent supervisory authorities.
The data controller is governed by the following principles that should serve as a guide and frame of reference for all of its staff, with regard to the protection personal data:
Data Protection by design: when determining the means of processing and during processing itself, the data controller shall apply appropriate technical and organisational measures, such as pseudonymisation, designed to effectively implement the principles of data protection, such as processing the minimum amount of data required and incorporating the necessary guarantees into the processing.
Data protection by default: the data controller shall apply appropriate technical and organisational measures with a view to ensuring that, by default, only personal data necessary for each specific purpose of processing is processed.
Data protection in the data life cycle: measures to ensure that personal data is protected must be applied during the complete life cycle of the data.
Lawfulness, fairness and transparency: the personal data must be processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner in relation to the data subject.
Purpose limitation: personal data must be collected for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes only, and must not be subsequently processed in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
Data minimisation: personal data must be adequate, relevant and restricted to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed.
Accuracy: personal data must be accurate and updated where necessary; all reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that personal data which is inaccurate with regard to the purposes for which it is processed is rectified or erased without delay.
Limiting the retention period: personal data must not be stored in any way that allows the data subject to be identified for any no longer than is necessary for the purposes of the processing of personal data.
Integrity and confidentiality: personal data must be processed in such a way as to ensure adequate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing, loss, destruction and accidental damage, by applying appropriate technical and organisational measures.
Information and training: one of the keys to ensuring the protection of personal data is providing training and information to staff involved in processing the data. During the life cycle of the data, all staff with access to the data must be properly trained on and informed about their obligations in terms of compliance with data protection legislation.
The REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, S.L. Data Protection Policy is distributed to all staff under the authority of the data controller and made available to anyone interested.
Consequently, the present Data Protection Policy involves all staff under the authority of the data controller, who must be familiar with the policy and take ownership of it; every single one of them is responsible for applying and verifying data protection regulations in their course of their work, as well as identifying and creating opportunities for improvement as appropriate with a view to achieving excellence in compliance.
This policy will be reviewed by the management board/governing body of REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, S.L. as often as necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions in force on the protection of personal data.
SECURING YOUR DATA
INFORMATION IN COMPLIANCE WITH PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION LEGISLATION
In Spain and the rest of Europe, there are data protection regulations in place designed to protect your personal data that, as a company, we need to be compliant with.
That is why it’s important to us that you clearly understand what we do with the data we request.
We will be transparent and ensure you have control over your data, using plain language and clear options that will allow you to decide what we are allowed to do with your personal data.
If anything is unclear after reading this information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Who are we?
Company name: REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, S.L.
Our tax identification code/tax ID: B76101708
Our primary activity: Real estate
Our address: Av. Francisco Navarro Navarro 2, CC Ancora - Local 101, 35120 Arguineguín
For your peace of mind and security, we are inscribed in the following Spanish Public Registry/Commercial and Trade Registry: Real Invest Canaria S.L, inscrita en el Registro Mercantil de Las Palmas Tomo 1999 Libro 0 Folio 52 Hoja GC-44755
We are available should you need us. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Why do we use your data?
Generally, your personal data will be used to maintain a relationship with us in order to deliver our services to you.
Your data may also be used for other purposes, such as sending you marketing communications or promoting our services.
We do you need to use your data?
Your personal data is required for us to maintain a relationship with us in order to deliver our services to you. We will provide a series of tick-boxes that will allow you to make a clear and simple decision on how you want us to use your data.
Who will we share the data you provide with?
Generally, only our members of staff who have been duly authorised may access the data that you have provided.
Equally, we may pass your personal data on to other entities where this is required in order to provide our services to you. For instance, we will need to share your data with our bank if you pay for our services by credit card or bank transfer.
We will also need to pass your data on to public or private entities when we are obliged to do so by law. For example, Spanish tax law requires us to provide the tax authorities with information on financial transactions that exceed a certain amount.
Nevertheless, if we otherwise need to disclose your personal data to other entities, we will ask your permission beforehand, providing you with clear options that will allow you to make a decision.
How do we protect your data?
We protect your data using effective security measures in proportion to the risks involved in using your data.
We have adopted a Data Protection Policy, and we carry out checks and annual audits to verify that your personal data is secure at all times.
Will we transmit your data to other countries?
Many countries across the world offer secure protection for your data, while others not so much. The European Union, for example, is a secure environment for your data. Our policy is not to send your personal data to any country that does not offer secure protection for your data.
In the event that we need to send your data to a country that is not as secure as Spain, in order to deliver our services to you, we will always ask your permission beforehand and apply effective security measures to reduce the risk of sending your personal data to another country.
How long do we retain your data for?
We will store your data for the duration of our customer relationship, in compliance with the legislation. Once the statutory retention period has lapsed, we will then destroy your data in a secure and environmentally-friendly manner.
What are your rights when it comes to data protection?
You may contact us at any time to find out what personal data we hold about you, to have it rectified where it is incorrect and to have it erased once our customer relationship comes to an end, provided that it is lawful to do so.
You are also entitled to have your data transferred to other entities in certain situations, under your right to data portability.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please send us a written request, accompanied by a copy of your ID, so that we can confirm your identity.
We have specific forms that you can use to exercise these rights, which we would be happy to help you fill in.
For more information about your data protection rights, please visit the Spanish Data Protection Agency website at www.agpd.es.
Can you withdraw your consent if you change your mind later?
Yes, you can withdraw your consent at any time if you change your mind about how your data may be used.
For example, if you were previously interested in receiving marketing communications about our products or services, but you no longer wish to receive these, you can let us know by using the consent withdrawal form available from us.
How can you submit a complaint if you feel your rights have not been honored?
If you are not satisfied with how we have handled your request, you may submit a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency, the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos. The agency can be contacted as follows:
Agencia Española de Protección de Datos
C/ Jorge Juan, 6
You can submit a complaint to the Spanish Data Protection Agency free of charge and you do not need the assistance of a solicitor or lawyer.
Do we build profiles about you?
Our policy is not to build any profiles about the users of our services.
However, there may be situations when we need to develop information profiles about you in order to provide a service, commercial or otherwise. An example would be where we use your purchase or service history to offer products or services tailored to your tastes or needs.
In such cases, we will apply effective security measures to protect your data at all times against unauthorized persons intending to use it for their own benefit.
Do you use your data for other purposes?
Our policy is not to use your data for any purposes other than those that we have explained. However, if we need to use your data for another purpose, we will always ask your permission beforehand, providing you with clear options that will allow you to make a decision.
POLÍTICA DE COOKIES
Welcome to the COOKIES POLICY of the webpage of REAL INVEST GRAN CANARIA, SL with NIF / CIF B76101708, where we will explain in clear and simple language all the necessary points so that you can have control over the cookies based on your personal decisions.
What are cookies and what do we use them for? An information capsule or cookie is a small archive of information that is stored in your browser, smartphone or tablet every time you visit our web page.
In principle, a cookie is harmless: it does not contain viruses that may damage your terminal, but it does have a certain impact on your right concerning protection of your personal data, as it collects certain information concerning you (browsing habits, identity, preferences, etc.).
That is why, based on the applicable regulations (LSSI and current regulations for the protection of personal data), the activation of certain types of cookies will require your prior authorization.
Through a step as simple and fast as ACCEPTING you can give your authorization to activate cookies.
Before doing so, we will give you some additional information that will help you make better decisions in this regard:
Cookies can be of various types depending on their purpose:
Technical cookies are necessary for our website to function, they do not need your authorization and they are the only ones that we have activated by default.
The rest of the cookies can be used to improve our page, to personalize it based on your preferences or to show you advertising adjusted to your searches, taste and personal interests. We have all of them deactivated by default and your prior authorization is necessary for their activation.
Some cookies are ours (we will call them our own cookies) and others belong to external companies that provide services for our website (we will call them third-party cookies: an example could be cookies from external providers such as Google). In this sense, it is important that you know that some of these external providers may be located outside of Spain.
Worldwide, not all countries have the same level of data protection, with some countries being safer than others (for example, the European Union is a safe environment for your data). Our policy is to use reliable providers that, regardless of whether they are located in the European Union or not, have adopted the appropriate guarantees for the protection of your personal information. However, in the section called WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE CURRENTLY USED ON OUR WEBSITE? you can consult the different privacy and data protection policies of each of the beforementioned external providers, to make a conscious decision about whether or not to activate cookies of third parties that use our website.
Finally, we want to inform you, depending on the period of time they remain active, that cookies can be of two types:
Session cookies: They expire automatically when you end the session on your computer, smartphone or tablet. They are usually used to keep the necessary information while a service is provided to you, only once.
Persistent cookies: They remain stored on your computer, smartphone or tablet for a certain period, which can vary from a few minutes to several years.
What kind of cookies can we use on our website?
Technical cookies are strictly necessary for our website to function and to be able to navigate through it. These types of cookies are those that, for example, allow us to identify you, give you access to certain restricted parts of the page if necessary, or remember different options or services already selected by you, such as your privacy preferences. Therefore, hey are activated by default, your authorization is not required in this regard.
Through the configuration of your browser, you can block or alert the presence of this type of cookies, although said blocking will affect the correct functioning of the different functionalities of our website.
Analytical cookies allow us to study the navigation of the users of our website in general (for example, which sections of the page are the most visited, which services are used the most and if they work correctly, etc.)
Based on the statistical information on navigation on our website, we can improve both the operation of the page itself and the different services it offers. Therefore, these cookies do not have an advertising purpose, but only serve to make our website work better, adapting to our users in general. By activating them you will contribute to its continuous improvement.
Functionality and Personalization Cookies:
Functionality cookies allow us to remember your preferences, to customize certain characteristics and general options of our website to your needs, each time you access it (for example, the language in which the information is presented, the sections marked as favourites, your browser type, etc.).
Therefore, these types of cookies do not have an advertising purpose, but by activating them you will improve the functionality of the website (for example, adapting to your type of browser) and the personalization of it based on your preferences (for example, presenting the information in the language you have chosen on previous occasions), which will contribute to the ease, usability and comfort of our page during your navigation.
Advertising cookies allow us to manage the advertising spaces included on our website based on criteria such as the content displayed or the frequency with which the ads are displayed.
For example, if you have been shown the same ad several times on our website, and you have not shown personal interest by clicking on it, it will not appear again. In summary, by activating these types of cookies, the advertising displayed on our website will be more useful and diverse, and less repetitive.
Behavioural Advertising Cookies:
Behavioural advertising cookies allow us to obtain information based on observing your browsing habits and behaviour on the web to be able to show you advertising content that better suits your taste and personal interests.
So that you understand it easily; we will give you a fictitious example: If your last searches on the web were related to suspense literature, we would show you advertising about suspense books.
Therefore, by activating this type of cookies, the advertising that we show you on our website will not be generic, but will be oriented to your searches, taste and interests, therefore adjusting exclusively to you.
What kind of cookies are currently used on our website? Next, we proceed to inform you about all the types of cookies that are currently used on our website and the purpose of each of them:
Type of cookie
When and how data is stored
Technical and strictly necessary cookie that contains the value of whether the installation of cookies has been accepted or not.
Technical and strictly necessary cookie used by php to create sessions.
The PHPSESSID cookie expires at the end of the session.
Technical cookies for the use of Google analytics.
Used every time you visit the web page.
What can you do with the cookies? When you access our website for the first time, a window is displayed in which we inform you that cookies can be of various types:
Technical cookies are necessary for our website to function, they do not need your authorization and they are the only ones that we have activated by default. Therefore, they are the only cookies that will be active if you only press the ACCEPT button.
The rest of the cookies are used to improve our page, to personalize it based on your preferences, or to be able to show you advertising tailored to your searches, taste and personal interests. All of them are deactivated by default, but you can activate them if you only press the ACCEPT button.
Remind you that, through your browser settings, you can block or alert of the presence of cookies, although said blocking may affect the correct functioning of the different functionalities of our website in the case of necessary technical cookies.
Finally, indicate that, if you activate third-party cookies (external companies that provide services for our website) and later wish to deactivate them, you can do so in two ways: using the cookie deactivation tools in your browser or through the enabled systems themselves of such third-party providers.
To make it much easier for you, below we list a series of links to the cookie deactivation guidelines of commonly used browsers: