PRIVACY NOTICE

Last Updated: 19th May 2020

We endeavour to provide every protection possible to your data. Should you have cause for concern or general enquiry please contact us.

Contact Name: dataprivacy@bluecartechnologies.co.uk, Data Privacy Officer

 

Why does Blue Car Technologies need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you with information about our products and services we need to collect personal data for correspondence purposes. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

How Blue Car Technologies uses your information

Blue Car Technologies will process – that means collect, store and use – the information you provide in a manner that is compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date and not keep it for longer than is necessary.

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimize the risk of unauthorized access or disclosure.

We will use the information you provide for the following purposes:

  • Email Newsletter

  • Contact for information regarding product and services

  • Email communication as part of the sales and marketing process.

When someone visits our website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Third Party Service Providers

We will not pass on your personal information to a 3rd party without your written permission. We may share your information, including Personal Information, with third party service providers who perform various functions to enable us to provide our Services and help us operate our business, such as website design and hosting, sending email communications, customer care, or recording supplier and customer details. Our contracts with these third parties require them to maintain the confidentiality of the Personal Information we provide to them, only act on our behalf and under our instructions, and not use Personal Information for purposes other than the product or service they are providing to us or on our behalf.

Categories of third party providers

  • U.S. Based firms for mailshot and marketing tools

  • U.S. Based firms for support ticketing system (with EU Data Centre)

  • U.S. Based firms for the provision of e-commerce solution (with EU Data Centre)

  • U.K Based firm for software testing services

 

Data Retention

Blue Car Technologies will use its discretion to ensure that we do not keep records outside of our normal business requirements. The following is a list of our retention periods:

Prospect Marketing:  3 Year

Client Marketing:  3 Years

Client File:  Minimum 7 Years, depending on work type

Employee: Duration of Employment plus 6 months (Name, Role, Start and End Dates kept for 10 years after cessation of employment)

Prospects CV: Duration of Vacancy, plus 3 months

Supplier File: Duration of relationship with supplier plus 3 years

Collection And Use Of Children's Personal Information

We do not knowingly collect information from minors. Our Services are intended for and directed to adults. Our Services are not directed to minors and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Object to us processing your data

  • Have inaccurate data rectified

  • Access the data we keep

  • Have the data we keep on you deleted (in some cases)

  • Have the data we keep on you ported elsewhere

Consent

By consenting to this, you are giving us permission to perform those actions.

You may withdraw consent at any time by emailing dataprivacy@bluecartechnologies.co.uk stating consent withdrawal in the email subject.

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