About Us

The members of the Shop Agents Society are practicing shop agents from commercial property practices all over the UK. They are involved on a day to day basis with lettings, sales, acquisitions, valuations, rent reviews and lease renewals of properties in High Streets and Shopping Centres all over the country and offer a great depth of experience and knowledge about shop property in all its facets. The society was formed to provide the opportunity for those members to share information and to meet to make useful contacts and we hope friends on a regular basis for social, educational or business purposes and to generally to promote the business of shop agency throughout the UK.

Constitution
Shop Agents Society

  1. The Shop Agents Society represents the interests of the membership in connection with the activities of the high-street, edge and out of town retail markets.
  2. Membership is open to all those whose principal business is the professional, agency, development and investment fields of the retail market.
  3. The objects of the Shop Agents Society are to:
    a. Facilitate social contact between members
    b. Further the educational needs of the membership
    c. Represents the membership in matters of professional and national interest.
  4. The Shop Agents Society shall be run by a Committee who shall be principally elected by membership ballot.
  5. The principal officers of the Committee shall be Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership Secretary, Social Secretary, Sponsorship Officer, Sports Officer and Events Co-ordinator.
  6. Each member of the Committee shall continue in office for a period of four years, after which he or she may offer themselves for re-election.
  7. The office of Chairman shall continue for one year.
  8. The Shop Agents Society is a non-profit making organisation.
  9. The Committee shall employ external accountants and auditors who shall act on behalf of the Society in all financial matters.
  10. The committee shall conduct the affairs of the Shop Agents Society on behalf of the Membership. Any monies raised by activities shall be used for the funding of membership events or donated to appropriate charitable causes at the Committee’s discretion.
  11. The Shop Agents Society shall maintain a VAT-registered status.

Privacy Policy

Shop Agents Society is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Shop Agents Society Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Shop Agents Society website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Shop Agents Society collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Shop Agents Society also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Shop Agents Society. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Shop Agents Society for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Shop Agents Society Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Shop Agents Society public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Shop Agents Society does not read any of your private online communications.

Shop Agents Society encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Shop Agents Society so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Shop Agents Society is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Shop Agents Society and Shop Agents Society family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Shop Agents Society collects and uses your personal information to operate the Shop Agents Society Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Shop Agents Society also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Shop Agents Society and its affiliates. Shop Agents Society may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Shop Agents Society does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Shop Agents Society may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Shop Agents Society may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Shop Agents Society, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Shop Agents Society does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Shop Agents Society keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Shop Agents Society, in order to determine what Shop Agents Society services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Shop Agents Society to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Shop Agents Society Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Shop Agents Society or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Shop Agents Society; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Shop Agents Society, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Shop Agents Society Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Shop Agents Society pages, or register with Shop Agents Society site or services, a cookie helps Shop Agents Society to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Shop Agents Society Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Shop Agents Society features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Shop Agents Society services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Shop Agents Society secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Shop Agents Society secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Shop Agents Society will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Shop Agents Society encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Shop Agents Society is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Shop Agents Society welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Shop Agents Society has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Shop Agents Society. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.