Collection Of Personal Information
Motors.co.uk collects personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc) when you complete registration or enquiry forms or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.
A web beacon is a small graphic image placed on a web page that is designed to allow us to monitor visitors to the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you first visit the Site. The cookie allows us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.
- Identify what parts of the Site you have visited so that we can ensure that the Site is fast to use by understanding the computing power requirements
- Remember your preferences as well as what you have searched for allowing us to auto complete certain parts of the Sites search so that you do not need to repeat this process every time you visit
- Customise certain site elements and layouts
- Collect statistical information about how you use the Site, which pages you visit as well as what sites you visit before and after this Site so that we can improve the Site and place you within a “market segment”. We then use this statistical information to tailor the Site to what we believe to be the most appropriate for the “market segment” that you are allocated to.
Some of the cookies, beacons and similar technologies used by our Site are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services (such as interest based advertising directed at your market segment) on our behalf.
This Site may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of any personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and the use of such third party websites are at your own risk.
By continuing to use this Site we will infer that you accept our cookies policy and give us permission to continue serving your browser cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. We reserve the right to edit, remove or add new cookies or similar technologies at any time and without notification. If you do not want to accept these terms please discontinue using this Site.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser settings to disallow all or some cookies as well as view the cookies that are currently saved on your computer. To change your cookie settings, we strongly recommend that you refer to your internet browsers manual or manufacturer for instructions on how to use this feature. Alternatively you may choose to visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.co.uk for instructions on how to do this on common browsers.
Please be aware that if you choose to delete, disable or block some or all of the cookies used by this Site, then we cannot guarantee that all of the Site features will continue functioning at their intended level.
Use Of Your Information
By using this Site, you agree that Motors.co.uk may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services. These include (without limitation):
- Personalising your visits to the Site and developing the design and style of the Site to improve the services provided to you
- Informing you about the latest changes to the Site, or products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting
- Communicating (and personalising such communication) with you
- Informing you if you have been successful in any of our competitions or promotions
- Compiling customer reviews
- For market research purposes
- To enable third parties to carry out statistical analyses', technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf including determining behavioural preferences to manage online advertising
- For strategic development
- For any purpose required by law or regulation
- For accounting purposes
Sharing Your Information
By using the Site, you agree that we may disclose your personal information to any company within the Motors.co.uk Ltd. group of companies Subject to our obtaining your express consent, we may also supply personal information about you to third parties We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies' lawful requests for information. We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business. Furthermore, by using the Site, you consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the United Kingdom provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer
Safeguards And Security
No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, so we do not guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the Site. However, we use reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access or use by using encryption technology. In addition to these safeguards, your personal information is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. This provides that the information which we hold about you should be processed fairly and lawfully, should be accurate, relevant and not excessive, not be retained for longer than is necessary and, if applicable, be kept up to date. For more information on the Data Protection Act 1998 and your related rights please see www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
Accessing Your Information
If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, or have any other queries please write to us (including full details of your request) at:Motors.co.uk
We may charge a small administration fee in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information
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