- address or postcode;
- telephone number;
- mobile number;
- email address
(together, the ''Information'').
It is also intended to assist You in making informed decisions when using our Website and our products and services. Please take a minute to read and understand the policy.
All Your Information shall be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act1998 (the ''Act'') where applicable. If You want to know what Information we collect and hold about You, please write to us at: Merthyr Motor Auctions, Redbarrel House, Pant Road, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 3SH.
Merthyr Tydfil Car Auctions Ltd is the data controller of Your Information for the purposes of the Act.
What Information Do We Collect?
When You visit our Website You may provide us or we may collect, derive, combine, access, or otherwise process the following types of information:
Information, as listed above, that You provide to us on an individual basis during Registration or when posting reviews in the Reviews section of the Website. In addition, if You choose to correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of Your email messages together with Your email address and our responses; and
usage information collected as You and others browse our Website;
your preferences as advised by You on registration and;
monitoring of customer traffic patterns and website usage to help us to develop the design and layout of the website;
information provided by You to us in surveys that we use for research purposes (although You do not have to respond to them).
We maintain the highest standards of security, however the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Any transmission is at Your own risk. Once we have received Your Information, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access.
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 browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
Controllers of Information
Any personal information provided here or gathered by our website is controlled by Merthyr Motor Auctions, Redbarrel House, Pant Road, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 3SH. The Data Protection Officer is: Mr. Dean Davies, telephone 01685 377818, email email@example.com
We aim to process information about you fairly and in a transparent manner and the aim of this document is to provide you with sufficient information for you to be able to understand what we are doing with your data. If you are unsure how we are handling information about you or you think we could improve our privacy information please contact the DPO above.
Similar to other commercial websites, our Website uses a standard technology called ''cookies'' and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is being used.
Cookies, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the collective number of people visiting our Website and work out which areas of the Website are most popular. This helps us to constantly improve our Website and better serve you, our users.
By continuing to use and browse our website you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. Find out more about our Cookies Policy.
We use ''session'' cookies which enable You to carry information across pages of the Website and avoid having to re-enter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure. We also use ''persistent'' cookies which remain in the cookies file of Your browser for longer and help us to recognise You as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer You content that matches Your preferred interests.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
We use Your Information in the following ways:
to ensure that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for You and Your computer;
to notify You about any changes to our service;
notifying you of Merthyr Motor Auctions news and information, which we think, may be of interest to you including by email or by physical mail, sms/mms or text message, telephone, where you have granted us permission to do so;
offering, administering and providing products and services;
providing you with a more personalised user experience when using our website, application or any other services we might provide to you by analysing, segmenting and profiling our database and allowing us to target you with information we think you might be most interested in including products and services;
sending you surveys for quality management purposes;
to contact You in accordance with Your authorisation as expressed via ‘opt-ins’ at the point of Registration.
Please note that by posting any Information in any publicly accessible area of the Website such as the Reviews section, such Information may be viewed and collected by third parties over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the use of Information by such third parties. Please therefore exercise all due care and consideration before disclosing any Information that will be accessible on public areas.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You can access Your Information that You submit upon Registration by loggin into the Website.
Your Consent & Changes to this Notice:
Where we store Your information
Any questions regarding your privacy?
Applicable data protection law:
This privacy notice has been based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you are subject to more stringent data protection legislation please refrain from using the website or any of our other serivces.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data including the use of encryption technology, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of sending information over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent.
We are happy to discuss privacy and data protection with you. You may contact our Data Protection Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org.
What about other websites linked to our website?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website, nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Website.