EVOLVE DRIVING SCHOOL PRIVACY POLICY

Our website address is https://www.evolvedrivingschool.co.uk.

Evolve Driving School is owned and run by Bryan Greenall and our registered address is: 81 Perivale, Monkston Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK10 9PE.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

 

Evolve Driving School takes and uses your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice.  Our privacy notice will provide information on your rights and obligations in the compliance of the General Data Protection Regulation or the GDPR for short.

Data that we take from you

We take information from our customer via telephone calls, email, text messages and contact forms on the website. We can also take details from parents booking driving lessons who have permission to give details to us to build a contract with us. Also, we may take payments information from bank transfers and from the website via our PayPal payments portal.

How we use your personal information

The driving school uses your information to provide our driving lesson services to you. We could use your data to contact you via phone, email, and text messages to allow you to be aware of our terms and conditions or booking confirmations to fulfill the contract with you the customer.

We might use a dash cam recording device to enhance the training during and after lessons. All footage recorded may be used as evidence in insurance claims or to assist in any police inquiries.

After passing a driving test, we operate a procedure to take a photograph to place on the website and social media outlets. This is done purely for our marketing reasons. Facebook and Google My Business are some that we use for this purpose. It is your right to refuse any consent for us to take a photo to use as part of our marketing.

Evolve Driving School will protect your privacy at all times. Any information will never be disclosed to others without prior consent unless we are required to do so by law.

User data on how you use our website or other online services from us

We will use any data gathered to enable us to operate the website to allow us to deliver relevant content to you. This is used to make sure the website is secure and maintain it through our administration process and other online services provided. Our lawful ground for this process is to enable us to deliver a website for our business.

Technical information on how you use our website will include IP address, browser info, time spent on the website, pages visited, how many times you visited, device used to connect and the time of the day the visit occurred. We use analytics tracking via Google Analytics. This is used to deliver the correct services to customers and to understand what our potential customers need from the website. It is our lawful ground to process this information to deliver our business and grow. We also use data for marketing the website properly.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Sharing Your Personal Data

We never disclose or share information about you with anybody without your consent. We do use third parties in order for us to provide our services. These third parties process your data on our behalf.

Third parties used:

  • We use Driving Test Success to provide free Theory test training.
  • We use PayPal payment portal to take online payments.

 

All of the third parties that we use on our behalf are all GDPR regulated in accordance with this privacy statement.

Links out to other websites

Evolve Driving School website will have links to other websites of interest to you. If you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the other websites privacy policies. We will not be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide to those websites whilst visiting such sites and those sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  Please refer to the linked websites privacy policy for their GDPR statements before submitting your information to them.

Your Rights

The GDPR gives you the right of access to any personal information that our driving school has about you.

If you have left comments or know we hold personal information about, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact us at [email protected] or write to us at Evolve Driving School 81 Perivale Monkston Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK10 9PE

Any requests we receive will be treated securely, but we will need to ask for proof of identity in order to protect your information.

You can request from us information about :

  • The personal data we have
  • Personal data categories
  • How we process the data
  • Any details that your data will be shared with
  • How long we hold onto information

If we do not collect data directly from you, we will provide the source of third party data controllers holding data about you.

 

How Long We Retain Your Data

We retain personal details for as long as we need to run our business smoothly and professionally.

How long we retain your information

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments or know we hold personal information about, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Cookie Policy for Evolve Driving School

This is the Cookie Policy for Evolve Driving School, accessible from https://www.evolvedrivingschool.co.uk

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Orders processing related cookiesThis site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
  • Forms related cookiesWhen you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; {List the social networks whose features you have integrated with your site?:12}, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

Email: [email protected]

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