Mike Smith Cars (data Controller) complies with all aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
We respect your privacy and will not disclose any personal information or information about your business, to any organisation other than our own (Mike Smith Cars).
Mike Smith Cars's Privacy Statement outlines how your personal information is treated and forms part of the Terms and Conditions of this site. We may from time to time modify our Privacy Statement, we will notify you via our homepage when we do so.
Your personal and business information belongs to you and you have control over how it is used. We use an enquiry form that collects the minimum amount of information we require to answer your query.
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is any information that could be used to identify you, including data you provide when you contact us through our website (ie name, email address etc).
Email communication is intended for the addressee only, is private and confidential, and is subject to the applicable terms and conditions. Access to email by anyone else is unauthorised and should not be read if delivered in error.
Mike Smith Cars will not transfer, trade or sell personal information or business information to any third parties under any circumstances. Your personal and business information is stored in a database and is only used for communications directly with Mike Smith Cars and may when required be shared with third party directly associated with a printing order.
We will take every precaution to protect your personal information.
You must not share your password for any message services or CMS portal access. Your passwords and the answers to any secret questions are your responsibility, and must not be disclosed to any third party. This is also important for your own protection. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
Our website contains links to other websites, you should be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices on other sites.
You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. You also have the right to inform us if any of it is inaccurate so that we can correct it, or to delete your data.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small, often encrypted text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It is used to help users navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions.
- Ensure we give you the best experience on our website
- Tailor your user experience
What cookies are used on this website?
These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics.
Disabling Google Analytics
Google Analytics can be disabled across all websites by Going to http://tools.Google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
These cookies store temporary information to enable site functionality. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser.
These are cookies used for core site functionality.
How to configure your cookie preferences
Every browser program (such as Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome etc) provides the ability for the user to configure their preferences. Refer to the help section of your particular browser to find out how to configure your own preference.
Frequently asked questions
What has changed, and how does this affect me?
Our website has always used cookies to create the most secure and effective website for you. As part of a change in legislation, all websites are now required to provide additional information on what cookies are, how they are used and what benefits they bring. These changes will not affect the way in which you currently use our website.
Do I need to accept cookies?
The current changes to our website simply explain what cookies are, how we use them and what benefits they bring. You will have been asked to accept these when visiting the site.
Can cookies allow others access to my computer's hard drive?
The cookies we use cannot look into your computer, smart phone or web-enabled device and obtain information about you or your family or read any material kept on your hard drive.
If I use a public computer, will someone be able to get my details from the cookies?
Our cookies cannot be used by anyone else who has access to the computer to find out anything about you, other than the fact that someone using the computer may have visited a certain website.
How do cookies work?
The information stored by cookies allows people to use the details to tailor pages specific to users or the page can use the data in the cookie to carry information from one visit to the website or related site, to the next.
Cookies only use data that has been volunteered by the user or that a webserver already has stored.
If you are a known contact or customer of Mike Smith Cars you may be identified as having visited the site by virtue of either clicking through on emails, logging in or registering to use the service.
How can these cookies be disabled?
More information about cookies can be found on www.allaboutcookies.org