Woodston Motorist Centre 2018
Company Number: 07836017

PRIVACY POLICY

At Woodston Motorist Centre, we truly care about upholding our reputation for excellence. A major part of that commitment includes a focus on protecting the privacy, security and integrity of the information we handle on behalf of our customers, in conjunction with our affiliates, partners and third-party suppliers. We are passionate not only about protecting our customers' personal and confidential data. 

 

On this page, you can find our important policies and more transparency on how Woodston Motorist Centre collect, use, retain and disclose your personally identifiable information (personal data).

Woodston Motorist Centre (hereinafter referred to 'us', 'we', 'our') is committed to protecting and respecting the individual's ('you', 'your') right to privacy. Our privacy notice reflects current global privacy principles and standards when processing your personal data.

This Privacy Notice applies to personal data we obtain through our websites, our affiliates' websites (if any), products, services (e.g. Marketing) and/or web-based applications (collectively, the 'Services'). 

 

When you access our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand its content.

We may update this Privacy Notice, or other privacy policies, at any time as we deem appropriate. Where changes are material, we will post them here and, if changes are likely to affect you personally, we will attempt to contact you directly. It is important that you check from time to time this Privacy Notice to ensure that you have reviewed the most current version of this Notice.

How we collect personal data

We may collect information either directly from you (e.g. through this website, forms etc), information that is collected automatically (e.g. IP address, browser type and version) or through other sources (such as our clients or third party providers).

 

Why and how we use your Personal Data

Your personal data may be processed in any of the following ways:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on this website; this includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our Services, posting material, any inquiry through the "Contact Us" section of our site, an online employment application or requesting further Services;

  • Communicate changes to our Services;

  • Provide customer support, trouble-shooting, manage subscriptions and respond to requests, questions and comments;

  • Ensure that the content of our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;

  • Communicate about, and administer participation, in special events, surveys, contests, webinars, and other offers and promotions;

  • Analyse users' behaviour when using our Services to customise preferences, and develop new products, services and advertising;

  • Enable posting on our blog and other communication channels (such as Social Media);

  • Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements, agreements, and policies; and

  • Any other activity consistent with this Privacy Notice.

  • You have the right to OPT-OUT at any time by contacting us by the below listed details.

Specific examples of why and how we process your personal data:

SERVICE DELIVERY: Woodston Motorist Centre processes the data we collect to provide you the Services we offer, which includes using the data to improve and personalise your experience. We may also use that information to communicate with you, for service provisions or product updates. 

IP ADDRESSES: We may collect information about your computer that does not, by itself, identify you by name, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns. The purpose of the data is to improve effectiveness of the site, to help diagnose problems and to administer the site.

COOKIES AND INFORMATION GATHERING TOOLS: Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. We may also collect information during your visit to our website through automated tools, which include Web beacons (or named as web bugs), embedded web links and any other commonly used information gathering tools. A web bug is an object that is embedded in a web page or email and is usually invisible to the user but allows checking that a user has viewed the page or email. We may use the Web beacons for the purpose of email tracking and page tagging for Web analytics. In addition we might use web bugs implemented through an embedded image include tracking pixel, pixel tag, 1×1 gif, and clear gif that may be implemented by using JavaScript.Learn more about Cookies and how they are used here: www.youronlinechoices.eu/ and here www.allaboutcookies.org/

MARKETING: We may contact you to provide you information about our Services and offerings, or updates to them, with the information that you have provided to us, or that we have collected through third parties (e.g. external marketing companies). The data we collect is used for internal review and to contact you for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. What kinds of Personal Data do we collect? The following are examples of types of personal data that we may collect. The specific kind of information collected by us will depend on the Services provided:

  1. Contact information (name, last name, email address, phone number, address)

  2. Details about your vehicle (make, model, history, mot and service due date)

  3. Payment information (billing address, bank account information)

  4. Purchase or service history

  5. Your location

  6. Your interests and preferences

  7. Details about your computer, devices, applications and networks (including IP address, browser characteristics, device ID, operating system, or language preferences)

  8. Activities on our website (including referring URLs or dates and times of website visits)

Data Transfers
 

Woodston Motorist is headquartered in the United Kingdom. The data that we collect is processed and stored in the United Kingdom. Data may be also stored with a cloud service provider and therefore located across those provider's cloud environment. Data may also be processed by staff or contractors or for one of our third-party suppliers (i.e. agents, service vendors, business partner and other). Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your request and the provision of any kind of support services. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing at any location in the world. We will take reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely, with appropriate technical and organisational measures, and in accordance with this privacy notice. Our Information Security Management System is designed to maintain an appropriate level of confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Your Rights and Choices
 

If you would not wish us to contact you (via phone, email, SMS or any other way), nor use your data in the way described in this Privacy Notice, nor you would want us to pass your details on to third parties, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following email address: steve@wrcr.co.uk

 

As an individual, you have the following rights in regards to the protection of your personal data, which you may exercise at any moment:

  • Right to be Informed

  • Right of Access

  • Right of Rectification

  • Right to Erasure

  • Right to Restrict Processing

  • Right to Data Portability

  • Right to Object

  • Rights in Relation to Automated Decision Making and Profiling

The exercise of these rights is free of charge for you and we have the obligation to respond to you without undue delay upon a raised request. We may request certain confirmation that you are authorised to exercise this request or ask for proof of your identity, before responding to your request.

 

Should we not satisfy your request, you have the right to raise a complaint to the relevant data protection authority. 

 

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and any other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. We do not have any responsibility or liability for any tracking, data collection or other activities of third parties.

Sharing of Your Personal Data

It may be necessary for us disclose your personal data to affiliates or third parties. We may disclose your personal data to third parties in the following cases:

  • In the event that we sell, buy, merge, consolidate, transfer, change in control any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

  • In the event of reorganisation or liquidation of our company whereby in some countries such a transaction may involve, in accordance with applicable laws, the disclosure of personal data to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of it from sellers;

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal or regulatory obligation or any other governmental request;

  • If we may be required to provide personal data in response to a court order, subpoena, warrant, government investigation, any procedure issued by authority, or as otherwise required by law. We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

  • If we believe that there is a threat to the information stored in this website, or in order to protect or defend our rights or the well-being of our users. In general, we may release certain personal data in cases where we believe that the release of the information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves;

  • We may contract with any third-party supplier to provide any services for operating this website, for any requests or for the purpose of supporting our business activities. Any third party providing services to us may be allowed, on our behalf, to access your personal data provided by you for their proper use in connection with the specific services provided.

  • In cases where you provide us with your consent to do so. In those cases we will ask you for an explicit written consent confirmation.

 

How we secure your Personal Data

In accordance with Woodston Motorist Centre policies, we are committed to protect any personal data divulged to us. We have implemented appropriate security measures, technologies and procedures in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Our management team, employees and partners are required to keep personal data confidential. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet (by way of an email or other) is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use internal procedures and security features trying to prevent unauthorised access.

Data retention information

Woodston Motorist Centre is retaining information for legitimate business or for legal purposes and will not hold information for a period longer than is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.

Contact
 

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to steve@wrcr.co.uk. In addition, please do not hesitate to contact us if you suspect any privacy or security breaches.