Confident Drivers Privacy Policy

We only ask you for information which we genuinely need in order to provide you with a better service, for example your name and e-mail address when you make a purchase from us.

Unless legally obliged to do so we won’t share your information with anyone, other than for the standard running of our business.

This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the website and/or the provision of our services to you. We aim to make our collection and use of your data as clear and as transparent as possible. We recommend that you read this privacy policy carefully.

Important Information Regarding Our Website and Services

This privacy policy applies only to this website (confidentdrivers.co.uk) and does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website. This includes, but is not limited to, any links we may provide, including to social media websites.

Cookies: In order for our website to function properly and to provide you with a pleasant user experience, it is necessary for us to use Cookies – small text files that are placed on your computer by the website. Visitors to our website who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browser preferences to refuse cookies before accessing our website; although the website may then not work properly.

Information Collection on Our Website:

We collect information as follows:

Social Media:  Some third party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by Social Media providers and relate to the ability of users to share content on this site, as indicated by the relevant icons.  If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Privacy & Cookies:  This is the cookie stored when a user agrees to the privacy policy to have cookies stored on their machine.  This third party software logs whether you accept or decline cookies and the privacy policy.

Google Analytics. We may use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information about visitors to our website. This is done in order to discover, for example, how many visitors we have to the website. The information is processed in such a way that visitors to our website are not identified, and we do not permit Google Analytics to process your information in a way which would allow you to be identified. You can read more about the use of Google Analytics and their privacy policy on their website.

Website Membership: We use a third party software to manage your membership to the website, this stores your name and email address, enables you to access your account, change your profile, renew your membership and for group members add and delete new users.

Website Security. We use a third party hosting service to maintain the security and performance of our website, and in order to do this it is necessary to collect the Internet Protocol (‘IP’) address of visitors to our website.

Our Use of Your Data

Where you have requested we provide you with a service, we will keep your data only for the purposes of providing that service. We will never rent or sell any of the data you provide to us, and any third parties we use will only ever process your information for us on a need to know basis and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Other than data we are legally obliged to keep for longer periods, for example as regards taxation legislation, we will retain any data you submit to us for a period of one year. We take the security of your data very seriously. All of your data which we collect is stored securely with appropriate physical, managerial and electronic safeguards in accordance with the principles of the GDPR and any other applicable legislation.

Third Party Access to Your Data

We strive to keep third party access to your data to a minimum. However, data provided by you to us may in some circumstances need to be passed to third parties which we use for the running of our business, for example Mail Chimp who send our emails. Information passed to third parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited.

Your Access to Your Data which is Held by Us

Under the GDPR you have the right to ask for a ‘Subject Access Request’- being a copy of your personal data held by us. Where we do hold such data on you we will provide you with a copy of the data we hold on you. This will be in a commonly used machine readable file where you request us to e-mail the information to you. We will also give you a description of the data, tell you why we are holding it and tell you who we could have disclosed it to. We do not charge to provide you with this information.

Where data we hold on you is incorrect we will rectify the data. We will also stop processing data on your request and you may also request that we delete the data held on you, though we may have to retain data for a certain length of time for legal purposes, for example tax legislation.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Although any changes are likely to be minor, we reserve the right to change and update this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Your continued use of this website after any changes means you are deemed to have accepted any change to the terms of this privacy policy.