The Data Protection Act puts obligations on users of personal information and lays down principles for its use. One principle states that information has to be processed fairly and lawfully. This means that you are entitled to know how we intend to use any information you provide. You can then decide whether you want to give it to us. The Data Protection Act obliges firms to lodge a notification with the Information Commissioner describing the purposes for which they process personal information. The details are publicly available from the Commissioner’s office at:
Telephone: 01625 545745
Fax: 01625 524510
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st November 2014.
We may collect the following information:
- Name and job title
- Contact information including email address
- Content of enquiry messages supplied by you
- Proposal forms: including personal, business, and bank particulars of any applicant.
- Financials: Our underwriters may request bank statements, or accounts/financials for business applications, or payslips for individual applications. Sometimes individuals may need to provide utility bills also, where a proof of address is required.
What we do with the information we gather
- We require this information to be able to propose vehicle leasing and finance applications, with our funding partners.
- We need to store some of this information for repeat customers, in respect of future applications.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How we track usage
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit the Google website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites and these sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease information supplied by you to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
Contacting us with any concerns:
Should you have any concerns over our handling of your data, please contact us at our business address: 1 Macon Court, Herald Drive, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6EA. Or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01270 620 760.