of this Website and The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com, the
owner and provider of this Website. The House of Cars Ltd trading as
drivethedeal.com takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This
provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this
definitions are used:
collectively all information that you submit to The House of Cars Ltd
trading as drivethedeal.com via the Website. This definition incorporates,
where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you
visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of
the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the
clause below (Cookies);
The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com,
we or us
The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com, a company
incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 03233924 whose
registered office is at Thames House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road, Marlow SL7 1PB;
UK and EU Cookie Law
the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations
2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)
(Amendment) Regulations 2011;
User or you
any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i)
employed by The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com and acting in
the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise
providing services to The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com and
accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
the website that you are currently using,
https://www.drivethedeal.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless
expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
context requires a different interpretation:
the singular includes the plural and
references to sub-clauses, clauses,
schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of
a reference to a person includes
firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
"including" is understood
to mean "including without limitation";
reference to any statutory provision
includes any modification or amendment of it or any
statute or statutory provision which re-enacts (with or without modification)
such statute or statutory provision and any subordinate legislation made
(before, on or after the date of this agreement) under that statute or
statutory provision, except to the extent that any statute, statutory provision
or subordinate legislation made after the date of this agreement would create
or increase a liability of any party.
the headings and sub-headings do not
Scope of this privacy
the actions of The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com and Users with
respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be
accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may
provide to social media websites.
We collect the following Data, which includes
personal Data, from you:
Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us by
filling in forms on our Website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or
otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our Website,
subscribe to our service, search for a product, place an order on our Website and
when you report a problem with our Website. The information you give us may
include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and
credit card information, personal description and photograph.
Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our Website
we will automatically collect the following information:
- technical information, including the
Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your
login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in
types and versions, operating system and platform;
- information about your visit,
including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and
from our Website (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for,
page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page
interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods
used to browse away from the page, OTHER and any phone number used to call our
customer service number.
Information we receive from other sources. This is information we receive about you if you
use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In
this case we will have informed you when we collected that data if we intend to
share those data internally and combine it with data collected on this Website.
We will also have told you for what purpose we will share and combine your data.
We are working closely with third parties (including, for example, business
partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services,
advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit
reference agencies). We will notify you when we receive information about you
from them and the purposes for which we intend to use that information.
Our use of Data
For purposes of the Data Protection
Act 1998, The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com is the "data
You agree that we have the right to
share your personal information with:
- any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our
ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159
of the UK Companies Act 2006.
- Selected third parties including:
- business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the
performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
- advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to
select and serve relevant adverts to you and others.
- analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the
improvement and optimisation of our site;
- server storage providers;
- credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit
score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
If you are a User of our Website services,
you agree that we can:
- share your contact details with a buyer who has their bid for your vehicle
accepted by you;
- share your vehicle registration details with third parties for the
purpose of performing background checks on your vehicle.
Except as set out above or elsewhere
in this policy, or except where required or permitted by law to do so, we will
not share your Data with any third parties.
All personal Data is stored securely
in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. For more
details on security see the clause below (Security).
Any or all of the above Data may be
required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible
service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used
by us for the following reasons:
Information you give to us. We will use this information:
- to carry out our obligations arising
from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the
information, products and services that you request from us;
- to provide you with information about
other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have
already purchased or enquired about;
- to provide you, or permit selected
third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel
may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by
electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services
similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a
sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third
parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means
only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in
this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes,
please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data
(the order form OR registration form);
- to notify you about changes to our
- to ensure that content from our Website
is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
- to administer our Website and for
internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research,
statistical and survey purposes;
- to improve our Website to ensure that
content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your
- to allow you to participate in
interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
- as part of our efforts to keep our Website
safe and secure;
- to measure or understand the
effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver
relevant advertising to you;
- to make suggestions and
recommendations to you and other users of our Website about goods or services
that may interest you or them.
Information we receive from other sources. We will combine this information with information
you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this
information and the combined information for the purposes set out above
(depending on the types of information we receive).
Third party websites and
The House of Cars Ltd trading as
drivethedeal.com may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties
for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website.
The providers of such services may have access to certain personal Data
provided by Users of this Website.
Links to other websites
This Website may, from time to time,
provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are
or statement of other websites prior to using them.
Changes of business
ownership and control
The House of Cars Ltd trading as
drivethedeal.com may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this
may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of The House
of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com. Data provided by Users will, where it
is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along
with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the
which it was originally supplied to us.
We may also disclose Data to a
prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
In the above instances, we will take
steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
Controlling use of your
Wherever you are required to submit
Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may
include the following:
- use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
- sharing Data with third parties.
Functionality of the
To use all features and functions
available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
You may restrict your internet
Accessing your own Data
You have the right to ask for a copy
of any of your personal Data held by The House of Cars Ltd trading as
drivethedeal.com (where such Data is held) on payment of a small fee, which
will not exceed £12.
Data security is of great importance
to The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com and to protect your Data
we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
If password access is required for
certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password
We endeavour to do our best to
protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the
internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure
the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.
This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. The
experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products and
services. The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com has carefully
chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is
protected and respected at all times.
All Cookies used by this Website are
used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Before the Website places Cookies on
your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your
consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling The House of Cars Ltd trading
as drivethedeal.com to provide a better experience and service to you. You may,
if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features
of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
26. This Website uses the following types of Cookies:
Type of Cookie
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They
include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our
website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see
how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to
improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are
finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This
enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember
your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes
for which we use them in the table below:
cookie enables us to
Recognise you when you return to our site so that you are
only required to enter your personal details once. If you register with us or
during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not
deleted in the interim.
This cookie is essential for
our site to
Allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing
experience more convenient, for example, by allowing you to store items in an
electronic shopping basket.
cookie enables us to
cookie help us to count how many people visit
drivethedeal.com by tracking if you’ve visited before. See https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Used to manage the rate at which page view
requests are made to Google
You can choose to enable or disable
Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept
Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help
menu in your internet browser.
You can choose to delete Cookies at
any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the
Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to,
It is recommended that you ensure that
your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance
provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about
adjusting your privacy settings.
You may not transfer any of your
not be affected.
If any court or competent authority
invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to
the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay,
act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a
waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
and interpreted according to English law. All disputes arising under this
The House of Cars Ltd trading as
deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will
be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the
35. We do not store credit card details nor do we share financial details with any 3rd parties.
You may contact The House of Cars Ltd trading as drivethedeal.com by email at