Shift A Car is committed to respecting your privacy. We wish to provide a safe, secure user experience and will use our best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to us will only be used for the purpose of facilitating car transport quotes from registered Shift A Car 'transport companies'.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, please contact us.
We collect information from those who:
- Submit our online enquiry forms
- Make a purchase or transact through our website or over the telephone
- Email us on any of our company email addresses
Use of personal information
We process personal information collected for the purposes of:
- Completing a transaction arrange by you or a representative 3rd party that you have authorised
- Providing information about products and services
- Providing and personalising our services
- Dealing with your enquiries and requests
Your Details and How We Use Them
Please note that your information may be used to send you details of services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you, including those you have requested. If at any point you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from us, have your details removed from our database or would like to change the channels (such as email, SMS or post) that we use to contact you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any personal details you provide on this website will be sent only to the relevant person at Shift A Car and used to process your requirement. Any details we hold in our website’s database is stored securely and deleted when we deem it no longer relevant.
We will only disclose data when obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is ‘necessary’ for purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent to the following:
- Business partners;
- Suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf;
- Successors in title to our business.
We will not sell or disclose your details to any 3 rd party for the purpose of marketing, market research, or any purpose other than in direct relation with your enquiry or order.
Subject access requests
Removal of online data
In order to minimise risk from a data breach, from time to time we delete data stored on our website that is no longer required to process enquiries or orders.
Working with 3rd Parties
Naturally, customers submitting Quotation Request provide details such as: name, address, telephone number, email address, organisation name, etc, and do so knowing that such information is required to be forwarded to 3rd party UK transport companies to obtain quotations. These 3rd parties will only receive data expressly connected to obtaining a quotation.
Web Log Files
Like most web sites today, Shift A Car may use log files that record information such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and page navigation. We gather this information to simply track web site visitor movement in the aggregate, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Our goal in gathering this information is to learn how our customers and visitors are using our service to improve our service. IP addresses that are recorded by our log files are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Protecting personal information
Shift A Car takes every precaution to protect your information. When you submit information via our web site, your information is protected both online and off-line.
Shift A Car may send Newsletters or Service Updates to visitors and customers. You may choose to unsubscribe at any time and unsubscribe information will be located at the bottom of each Newsletter.
Complying with the judicial or legal system
Although Shift A Car makes every effort to preserve privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our organisation. Shift A Car is governed by the Laws of England and Wales.
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