Privacy Policy

Blue School of Motoring Ltd have adopted the following privacy policy as part of our commitment to protect any personal information which you may provide to us through this website or by any other means.

Any change to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this website and will become effective 5 days after posting. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites linked through this website.

Personal Information, which you choose to provide to other websites, will be subject to the privacy policies of those websites.

We will not use or disclose your Personal Information unless you have given your permission, except for the following purposes:

To assess, operate and improve this website and the services provided through it;
To keep you informed about us and our services and about this website;

If we are required to disclose such Personal Information by any applicable law, regulation or legal process.
We will not sell, trade or rent your Personal Information to others unless you have given your permission. With your permission, we will only share your Personal Information with carefully chosen, reputable and trustworthy third parties. We will follow the relevant legal requirements and use all reasonable precautions to ensure that only responsible third parties see the Personal Information. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or any act or omission of third parties who receive the Personal Information.

In addition to the use of your Personal Information as described above, we may also gather anonymous information, which may be used by us or shared with third parties. This is information which does not identify you, but which may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving this website or the services provided through it.
If you have any questions or wish to have any Personal Information edited or deleted, please e-mail enquiries@blueschoolofmotoring.com.

GDPR Privacy Addendum to our Policy

This Privacy Notice shall become effective as of 25 May 2018.

At Blue School of Motoring Ltd, we understand that we have a responsibility to protect and respect your privacy and look after your personal data.

Current Privacy Statement

This Privacy Notice, inclusive of our General Terms of Service, and in conjunction with our Privacy Statement explains what personal data we collect, how we use your personal data, reasons we may need to disclose your personal data to others and how we store your personal data securely.

For clarity, Blue School of Motoring Ltd may be both data controller and data processor for your personal data under certain circumstances.

We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our website on a regular basis for any further changes.

Data Protection law will change on 25 May 2018

This Privacy Notice sets out your rights under the new laws.

Who are we?

Blue School of Motoring Ltd is a provider of cloud and hosting services, based in several counties where our driving instructors work from close to their home in these counties Berkshire, Hampshire, Somerset, Surrey & Wiltshire. Blue School of Motoring Ltd have a registered office at 23 Naishs Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 3BU and company number 05098846.

How the law protects you

Data protection laws state that we are only able to process personal data if we have valid reasons to do so. The reasons we process your personal data include, but not limited to, your consent, performance of a contract, billing and to contact you.

How do we collect personal data from you?

We receive information about you from you when you use our website to purchase any product, complete forms on our website, if you contact us by phone, email, live-chat or otherwise in respect of any of our products and services or during the purchasing of any such product. Additionally we also collect information from you when you sign up, enter a competition, promotion or survey or when you inform us of any other matter.

If you provide us with personal data about a third party (for example when you enquire about driving lessons on some else behalf), you warrant that you have obtained the express consent from the third party for the disclosure and use of their personal data.

Your personal data may be collected when you use our services, including but not limited to, location information and contact numbers and or email address

What type of data do we collect from you?

The personal data that we may collect from you includes your name, address, email address, phone numbers, payment information. We also retain records of your queries and correspondence, in the event you contact us.

Please be aware that any video, image, or other content posted, uploaded or otherwise made available by you onto your website, whether published content or not, is not subject to our Privacy Notice.

We merely process such data on your behalf, subject to our Terms and Conditions and you are responsible for any applicable legal requirements in respect of your content.

How do we use your data?

We use information about you in the following ways:

  • To process orders that you have submitted to us;
  • To provide you with products and services;
  • To comply with our contractual obligations we have with you;
  • To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us;
  • To enable us to review, develop and improve the website and services;
  • To provide customer care, including responding to your requests if you contact us with a query;
  • To administer accounts, process payments and keep track of billing and payments;
  • To detect fraud and to make sure what you have told us is correct;
  • To carry out marketing and statistical analysis;
  • To review job applications;
  • To notify you about changes to our website and services;
  • To provide you with information about products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes; and
  • To inform you of service and price changes.

Retention periods

We will keep your personal data for the duration of the period you are a customer of Blue School of Motoring Ltd. We shall retain your data only for as long as necessary in accordance with applicable laws.

On the closure of your account, we may keep your data for up to 7 years after you have cancelled your services with us. We may not be able to delete your data before this time due to our legal and/or accountancy obligations. We may also keep it for research or statistical purposes. We assure you that your personal data shall only be used for these purposes stated herein.

Who has access to your personal data?

Here is a list of all the ways that we may use your personal data and how we share the information with third parties. For clarity, we have grouped them into the specific products and services that we offer:

If you pass a driving test with us, you may be asked to have a photo taken, displaying your pass certificate by your driving instructor, we always ask your permission first and this photo along with your feedback and test result will then be displayed on our web site and selected social media sites. You can at any time request for this information about you to be taken down, and we will always comply with your request at no cost to you.

We process your data for administration, billing, support and the provision of services.

Processing Bookings

We process your data for administration, billing, support and the provision of services only, this is only ever shared with our internal staff and our baking services to process any payments.

Third Parties

For the avoidance of doubt, we do not and never shall sell your personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.

We work closely with a number of third parties and we may receive information from them about you..

We may pass your personal data to third parties for the provision of services on our behalf (for example processing your payment). However, we will only ever share information about you that is necessary to provide the service and we have specific contracts in place, which ensure your personal data is secure and will not be used for any marketing purposes.

We may share your information if we are acquired by a third party and therefore your data will be deemed an asset of the business. In these circumstances, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of our business, subject to both parties entering into appropriate confidentiality undertakings. Similarly, we may share your personal data if we are under a duty to disclose data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Blue School of Motoring Ltd, our customers, or others. This includes but is not limited to exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction and dispute policies. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your rights

In preventing the use or processing of your personal data, it may delay or prevent us from fulfilling our contractual obligations to you. It may also mean that we shall be unable to provide our services or process the cancellation of your service.

You have the right to object to our use of your personal data, or ask us to delete, remove or stop using it if there is no need for us to keep it. This is known as your right to be forgotten. There are legal and accountancy reasons why we will need to keep your data, but please do inform us if you think we are retaining or using your personal data incorrectly.

Our Privacy Notice shall be made clear to you at the point of collection of your personal data.

You can view, edit or delete your personal data through the Blue School of Motoring Ltd’ control panel. You can also make choices about Blue School of Motoring Ltd’ collection of your data and how we use it.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. If you choose not to receive marketing communications from us about our products and services, you will have the choice not to choose these by telling us when you contact us for the services you are requesting.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given us your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time within your Blue School of Motoring Ltd by emailing.

Accessing and updating your data

You must maintain the accuracy of your information and ensure all your details, including but not limited to, name, address, title, phone number, e-mail address and payment details are kept up to date at all times. You must do this by updating your personal details with your Blue School of Motoring Ltd either by phone or email.

You have the right to access the information we hold about you. Please email your requests to our contact page that we can obtain this information for you.

Links to other sites

Blue School of Motoring Ltd may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites. Any information that is supplied on these sites will not be within our control and we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of these.

Where we store your personal data

We follow standards to store and protect the personal data we collect.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secured servers within the EEA.

As the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Any sensitive data (payment details for example) are encrypted and protected.

Liability

We agree to take reasonable measures to protect your data in accordance with applicable laws and in accordance with our General Terms and Conditions: https://www.blueschoolofmotoring.com/terms-and-conditions/

Data Breaches

In the event of a data breach, we shall ensure that our obligations under applicable data protection laws are complied with where necessary.

Contact us

Please e-mail any questions or comments you have about privacy to us at info@blueschoolofmotoring.com

Your right to make a complaint

You have the right to make a complaint about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner:

https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113

 

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