Protecting your Privacy

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) requires our data controller Mr Simon Booth c/o Simon James Cars Limited to have suitable processes defined and in place in case of a data breach. Depending on the severity of the breach, the data controller has a legal obligation to report a data breach within 72 hours. Further information on the reporting of a data breach can be found on the Information Commissioner’s Office website ico.org.uk We are regulated by the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) our ICO registration number is Z3599238.

As an individual ‘you’ or ‘your’ have 9 rights about what can and can’t be done with your data:

  1. The right to be informed – this means we must provide, at the point of collecting the data, a privacy or verbal notice informing the you of how your personal information will be used.
  2. The right to access your personal information – this means that you have the right to know what information we hold on you, and can request a copy of it. This information will be provided free of charge.
  3. The right to get inaccurately recorded information corrected.
  4. The right to erasure – this means that you can request that the personal data is deleted from our records, also referred to as ‘the right to be forgotten’.
  5. The right to restrict how your personal information is used – this means that you have the right to object to how you use your personal information, including for direct marketing purposes.
  6. The right to receive your personal information in a legible and transferable format.
  7. The right to object to the use of your personal information.
  8. Rights related to automated decision making including profiling – this means that you can refuse your personal information being used to make a decision based on an automatic process without human intervention.
  9. The right to compensation – this means you have the right to compensation if we breach GDPR requirements and results in harm.

Our Six Principles when collecting and personal data:

  1. To collect and use personal information lawfully and fairly.
  2. Personal information collected and used for clear, legitimate purposes.
  3. The only personal information will be collected and used is that which is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
  4. Personal information will be accurate and kept up-to-date.
  5. Personal information will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes it was collected.
  6. Personal information will be protected from unauthorised use and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.

For further details on the data we hold or to request any information on the above please email our Data Controller Mr Simon Booth - [email protected]

Company Details and Registered Office:

Simon James Cars Limited
Broom Business Park
Bridge Way
S41 9QG
Company Registration Number:
V.A.T Registration Number:
975 2729 78

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Information that is gathered from visitors

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How the Information is used

The information is used to enhance the vistor's experience when using the website to display personalised content.

Personal data, such as names and email addresses will not be sold, rented or leased, and not kept longer than required to provide the service it was supplied for.

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