Car and Van Solutions Limited trading as Hilltop Durham Vehicle Hire ("we"/"us") Of Unit 1, Osborne Business Centre, Grove Terrace, Langley Moor, Durham, DH7 8JT are committed to protecting and respecting any personal information you share with us. This statement explains what types of information we collect from you, how it is used by us, how we share it with others, how you can manage the information we hold and how you can contact us. The contents of this statement may change from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure you are still happy to share your information with us. Where possible, we will also contact you directly to notify you of these changes.
We collect information about you when you engage with us either through our hire desk, our website, other digital platforms and over the phone. Some of this information does not identify you personally, but provides us with information essential to allow you to use our services, and also about how you use our services and engage with us (we use this information to improve our services and make them more useful to you). The information we collect includes some or all of the following:
We will only process information that is necessary for the purpose for which it has been collected. The legal basis of processing will vary depending the type of service you have requested and we have listed some examples of our processing activities below;
It is your choice whether you receive information such as marketing from us and you can select this by selecting the relevant boxes when we collect your information. We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given your prior consent. If you have opted-in to receive special offers, news and updates from Car and Van Solutions Ltd trading as Hilltop Durham Vehicle Hire we may use your email address to send you information about changes to this website or to inform you of new products or special offers available within the company. You can opt-out of receiving these emails at any point, to do so please email email@example.com. Also, all of our email marketing correspondence to you gives you the option to opt-out of receiving further marketing emails. Please note that you will still receive emails directly related to past or future reservation.
We do not sell your information to third parties. Occasionally we are requested to comply with external agencies in relation to data requested. In these situations we will only share the information that is necessary for the third party to perform the processing activity it was provided for, such as;
We will not hold your personal information for any longer than is necessary. If you are a customer or otherwise have a relationship with us we will hold personal information about you for a longer period than if we have obtained your details in connection with a prospective relationship. In any event, the retention period will be the statutory retention period unless there is a further legal or regulatory requirement to do so.
Under the data protection act you have certain rights in relation to the data we hold about you. Under GDPR these rights are extended and listed below;
Please note that these rights may be limited by data protection legislation, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply. If you have a complaint regarding any aspect of how we handle your personal information, please write to us at the above address. If you are still not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioner's Office at the following address: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,Wilmslow,Cheshire,SK9 5AF.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and from customers.
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