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Driving School Local’s Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. This policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you via the Driving Schools Local website. Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the Driving Schools Local website, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy in respect of the information collected about you via this site.

If you have any queries about the policy, please get in touch with us using the contact details set out at administrator@tradestamp.com and we will do our best to answer your questions. We will collect the following personal information from you:

  • Name, address, email address, telephone numbers, and any other details requested by us and reasonably required by us in order to complete the registration process.
  • Any feedback and rating of service providers submitted by you to us

 

We will use this information in order to:

  • Process your registration and request for Driving instructors on the Driving Schools Local website
  • Direct your request for Driving instructors to our affiliated website Tradestamp.com which manages the Driving School registration and approval process on behalf of Driving Schools Local and which allows you to view details of Driving Schools that match with your enquiry submitted on the Driving Schools Local website
  • Comply with our obligations as set out in our standard terms and conditions published via the Driving Schools Local website
  • Enable Driving Schools registered on the Tradestamp website that have passed the Tradestamp screening process and have signed up to the Tradestamp customer Charter to contact you at your request
  • Verify your identity where necessary
  • Send you relevant information about our products and services
  • Carry out marketing analysis and make general improvements to the Driving Schools Local website
  • Collate feedback in order to publish service provider ratings on the Tradestamp website
  • Contact the winners of our competitions or special offers and to help us plan other promotional activity

We will not share your personal information with:

  • Anyone outside of our company or our subcontractors except as is necessary for the above purposes, except in the following instances:
  • We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
  • If we are required by law to disclose your personal information by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

We will collect the following information automatically from your computer:

  • Log files/IP addresses: When you visit the Driving Schools Local website our web server automatically records your IP address. We use IP addresses to help us administer the Sites and (to collect demographic information for aggregation purposes).
  • We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of internet browser you use which we will use to provide you with a more effective service and to discourage fraud.
  • Cookies: When you visit the Sites we may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Passwords and email addresses are not stored in cookies. A cookie helps you get the best out of a website and helps us to provide you with a more customised service.
  • You can block or erase cookies from your computer if you want to (your browser's help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain parts of the Driving Schools Local and Tradestamp websites may be reliant on the use of cookies to operate correctly and may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.

Information about other products and services

From time to time we may send you information about our goods and services which we think may be of interest to you. You can tell us to stop this at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link that you will always find in email communications from us or sending an e-mail to administrator@tradestamp.com Please let us know if you change your details: We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. You are asked to review or change the details you have supplied us with using the help provided on the Tradestamp website or you may contact us at any time by emailing administrator@tradestamp.com.

Use of forums or posting feedback

The Tradestamp website enables you to post information in relation to your service requirements and your feedback in relation to particular Driving Schools. Any information that you post in these areas (other than your contact details) becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose personal details as part of that information. Additional terms of use apply to your use of these facilities as set out in our standard terms and conditions.

Security

We have implemented technology and policies to safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use. However, we cannot give you any warranties in this regard and we strongly advise you to install and maintain good firewall protection on your computer systems at all times.

Linking to third party websites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from the Driving Schools Local and Tradestamp websites and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions. In addition, if you have linked to the Driving Schools Local and / or Tradestamp websites from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the Driving Schools Local and Tradestamp websites, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Union ("EU"). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EU. We also share information between our web developers and advisors, which are located in countries worldwide. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy policy. If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Contact us:

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by sending us an email to info@driving-schools-local.co.uk

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