Privacy Policy

1. Data Protection

Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Site. This policy outlines the information of Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd may collect and store, and how it will be used. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act") the data controller is Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd whose registered office is at Albion Place Upper Bristol Road Bath BA1 3AD United Kingdom .

2. Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Site.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes.

3. IP addresses and cookies

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include your IP address, the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our Site or advertisement. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason as above, when you view the Site we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "Cookie" or similar file and will help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored.

4. Personal Data and use of your Personal Data

We will not collect any personally-identifiable information about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, or email address) ("Personal Data") unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your Personal Data collected, please do not submit it.

If you have already submitted Personal Data and would like it removed from our records, please contact us at the email address or phone number listed at the bottom of this policy. We will use reasonable efforts to suppress your information from our records.

Your information will only be disclosed to Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd its affiliated or associated companies, and companies working on behalf of Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd ("selected third parties").

We would like to use your information to keep you informed about new products, existing, products, services, market research, special offers and to measure and improve how we serve you, and we or our selected third parties may contact you about these by [post or telephone].

If you are an existing customer, we or our selected third parties will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information relating to the products of General Motors or affiliated & associated companies or the selected third party suppliers some of which are non-automotive.

If you are a new customer, we or our selected third parties will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your Personal Data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us via the details contained in the Contact Us section below.

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We may disclose your personal data to selected third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your Personal Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of [dealer name], our customers, our selected third parties or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

5. Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; 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.

6. Access to Information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right to access can be exercised in accordance with the Act by contacting us at the address set out below enclosing a copy of your driving license or other recognised form of identity. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 (payable to Hinton Garage (Bath) Ltd) to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

7. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and you should regularly check for updates or changes to our privacy policy.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy or if you have submitted Personal Data through the Site and would like that information deleted from our records, please contact us at our:

email-address hintonvauxhall@yahoo.co.uk or telephone 01225 422131 or write to the Albion Place Upper Bristol Road Bath BA1 3AD United Kingdom

We will use reasonable efforts to suppress this information from our existing files.