Privacy Policy


This document explains how we use your personal data.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by E-Drive West Midlands Limited.

Our registered office is at Hawthorn Barn, Cantlop, Shrewsbury, SY5 6HH, we are registered in England under registration number 6753342, and we are registered by the Financial Conduct Authority, reference number 679314

You can contact us:

a) by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time or our website contact form

b) by telephone, on the contact number published on our website

c) by post, at Hawthorn Barn, Cantlop, Shrewsbury, SY5 6HH

 

E-Drive West Midlands Ltd is committed to ensuring the privacy of our clients and other people that we have dealings with. In this policy we explain how we hold, process and retain your personal data.

1. How we use your personal data

1.1 This section provides you with information about:

(a) what personal data we hold and process;
(b) in respect of personal data that we did not collect from you directly, where we obtained that data from, and what types of data we have collected;

(c) the purposes for which we may process your personal data; and
(d) the legal grounds on which we process your data.

1.2 Personal data. We may process contact details that you provide to us ("contact data"). This contact data may include your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and will be provided by you verbally or through our website. We may use this contact data to contact you to discuss your vehicle and finance needs,

We may also use this contact data with other personal data such as your date of birth, marital status, home address, length of residence in the UK, employment or business details, details about any vehicles you own or drive, provided via our website or in correspondence with us, to provide you with quotations generated by our panel of funders, to them for underwriting purposes and for providing our services to you. In the course of doing so, we may provide your contact data to our panel of funders so that they might generate these quotations.

This data may be processed in this way for the purposes of performing our contract with you, or in taking steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

Where you have provided your consent for us to do so, we may also use this data for the purposes of carrying out marketing activities, specifically in order to tailor the offers, advertisements and promotions that we bring to your attention when we contact you.

1.2 Sensitive Personal Data. During the course of using our services and providing us with information in order for us to obtain quotes for you, you may provide us with sensitive information about yourself (“sensitive data”). This sensitive data may include your medical history, and details of any previous convictions you may have had. We may use this data to provide you with quotations generated by our panel of funders, and for providing our services to you. However, we will only process this sensitive data if you consent to us doing so. 

1.3 From time to time we may receive your details from other parties to whom you have consented for your data to be passed on. Where we receive data in this manner we will obtain your consent to hold and process the data at the first available opportunity.

1.4 This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software may save a cookie to your hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html]. P{ease also see cookie policy .

1.5 Enquiry data. We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding our products or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant products and/or services to you.

The legal basis for this processing in this way is for the purposes of performing our contract with you, or in taking steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

1.6 Other processing activities. In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out above, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so or have entered into a written data processing agreement with you.


2. Providing your personal data to others

2.1 Our partner service providers. We may disclose your data to our funders, and other partner organisations that we work with for the purpose of providing quotations and vehicles.

 2.2 Our professional advisers. We may disclose your personal data to our professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of managing risks, obtaining professional advice and managing legal disputes.

2.3 Where we provide your personal data to any third party. Where we share your personal data with any third party, we will ensure this processing is protected by appropriate safeguards including a suitable data processing agreement with that third party.

2.4 To comply with legal obligations. In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data detailed above, we may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation we have to comply with, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another individual.


3. Transfers of your personal data outside of the European Economic Area

Where your personal data is transferred outside of the EEA, we will ensure that either (a) The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of the country to which it is transferred, or (b) we have entered into a suitable data processing agreement with the third party situated in that country to ensure the adequate protection of your data. In all cases, transfers outside of the EEA will be protected by appropriate safeguards.


4. Retaining and deleting personal data

4.1 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. However, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, for our legitimate interests, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

 

5. Amendments

5.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

5.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.


6. Your rights

6.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:

(a) your request not being found to be unfounded or excessive, in which case a charge may apply; and

(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

6.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

6.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

6.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

6.5 The rights you have under data protection law are:

(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.

6.6 Your right to access your data. You have the right to ask us to confirm whether or not we process your personal data and, to have access to the personal data, and any additional information. That additional information includes the purposes for which we process your data, the categories of personal data we hold and the recipients of that personal data. You may request a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but we may charge a reasonable fee for additional copies.

6.7 Your right to rectification. If we hold any inaccurate personal data about you, you have the right to have these inaccuracies rectified. Where necessary for the purposes of the processing, you also have the right to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

6.8 Your right to erasure. In certain circumstances you have the right to have personal data that we hold about you erased. This will be done without undue delay. These circumstances include the following: it is no longer necessary for us to hold those personal data in relation to the purposes for which they were originally collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw your consent to any processing which requires consent; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. We will analyse each request for erasure and we will agree if there is no legitimate reason to retain the data to the normal retention period, at which point we will instruct anonymization of the data.

6.9 Your right to restrict processing. In certain circumstances you have the right for the processing of your personal data to be restricted. This is the case where: you do not think that the personal data we hold about you is accurate; your data is being processed unlawfully, but you do not want your data to be erased; it is no longer necessary for us to hold your personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you still require that personal data in relation to a legal claim; and you have objected to processing, and are waiting for that objection to be verified. Where processing has been restricted for one of these reasons, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only process it for other reasons: with your consent; in relation to a legal claim; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

6.10 Your right to object to processing. You can object to us processing your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only as far as our legal basis for the processing is that it is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of our legitimate interests or those of a third party. If you make an objection, we will stop processing your personal information unless we are able to: demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, and that these legitimate grounds override your interests, rights and freedoms; or the processing is in relation to a legal claim.

6.11 Your right to object to direct marketing. You can object to us processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you make an objection, we will stop processing your personal data for this purpose.

6.12 Your right to data portability. Where you have given us consent to process your personal data for the performance of a contract, you have a legal right to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you. We will not be accepting Data Portability files from other third party companies/individuals. When a data request is made of us we will make available all applicable personal data to you in a .CSV file or alternative machine readable format agreed by us to be passed to the appropriate third party on your instruction. We will not however process your data in this way if we believe that it may pose a threat to the security of the data.

6.13 Your right to object for statistical purposes. You can object to us processing your personal data for statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for performing a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

6.14 Automated data processing. To the extent that the legal basis we are relying on for processing your personal data is consent, and where the processing is automated, you are entitled to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, you may not have this right if it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

6.15 Complaining to a supervisory authority. If you think that our processing of your personal data infringes data protection laws, you can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do this in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

6.16 Right to withdraw consent. To the extent that the legal basis we are relying on for processing your personal data is consent, you are entitled to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

6.17 Exercising your rights. You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us in addition to the other methods specified above.


7. Cookie Policy

E-Drive West Midlands Ltd website does not use cookies for tracking, with the exception of one session cookie (which only lasts for the duration of your website visit). That session cookie is called PHPSESSID and should be removed automatically by your browser once your session ends (often within 30 minutes of the last activity). This session cookie is essential for the site to function.

We also use third party services on the site that use cookies, all of which are essential for the site to operate and for the performance of the site. None of these services collect personal data or track you between different sites, and we have ensured any available settings on these services have been set with your privacy in mind.


 

 

 

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