Last Updated: 27th April 2021
We endeavour to provide every protection possible to your data. Should you have cause for concern or general enquiry please contact us.
Contact Name: , 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 UK’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:
Contact for information regarding product and services
Email communication as part of the sales and marketing process.
Email communication as part of our recruitment 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 UK Data Centre)
U.S. based firm for provision of e-Commerce solution (with EU Data Centre)
U.K. firm for e-commerce payment gateway.
U.K based firm for software testing services.
U.K based recruitment company that may store data within and outside of the European Union
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: at least 6 years (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 6 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.
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
By consenting to this, you are giving us permission to perform those actions.
You may withdraw consent at any time by emailing stating consent withdrawal in the email subject.