www.motortradeauction.com ("we", "us") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Motortradeauction.com Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 07760839 and our registered office address is at 43b Plains Road, Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 5JU. Our trading address is 17a Cross Street, Carlton, Nottingham NG4 1QW.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We can be contacted at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT AND PROCESS
We may collect and process the following data about you:
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our user's browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve Our Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
WHERE WE STORE AND PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us via email or Our Site is stored on our secure servers.
Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
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 procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisements to that target audience.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.
If you make repeated requests for data from a member or group of members and if we, at our sole discretion, believe such requests to be spurious, a nuisance, or otherwise made in bad faith, then the making of such requests shall be deemed a breach of our Terms and Conditions of Website Membership.
Please note that if you are a member of Our Site and if you notify us that you do not want us to process or use your data in one or more of the ways mentioned in this policy then we reserve the right to withdraw your access to certain services associated with Our Site and/or your membership of Our Site.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our suppliers, partner networks, advertisers, affiliates and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites should have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or the content or operation of these websites. Please check these policies and the terms of the websites before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Our site is a venue which is designed to enable sellers to list vehicles for sale and sellers to place bids for and purchase those vehicles.
We are not a seller of the goods listed for sale on our site. As such, we have no obligations in respect of items listed for sale and/or items purchased through our site.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access certain information held by us about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.