Privacy Policy

Top Gear Driver Training strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the UK. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it. This privacy policy sets out how Top Gear Driver Training uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website or interact with our Instructor. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

We may collect the following information:

Name - person booking and person receiving tuition
Telephone number - mobile and landline numbers
Address including Postcode - home and other locations where you may request pick up from e.g.workplace, school.
Email address
Details of tuition delivered during lessons to ensure accurate records of skills delivered.

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to verify your legal entitlement to drive and to contact you to arrange and deliver driving tuition.
We do not use your information for market research purposes or share your information with other parties except when you expressly agree.
We may need to provide your name to third parties that Top Gear Driver Training may use for the purposes of delivering specific Services to you (e.g. DVSA Driving Instructor Standards Test, HMRC).
We will not send promotional email, telephone or SMS messages to promote special offers or products.
We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.
We will not transfer your personal data outside the EEA (European Economic Area).

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and in person.

Record Retention

We will only retain your personal information whilst you remain a pupil of Top Gear Driver Training. Once you have passed your driving test or completed your PassPlus/Refresher Course your information will only been retained as legally required e.g. to substantiate accounting records for HMRC.

Cookies

We use a technology called “cookies” as part of a normal business procedure to track patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. A cookie is an element of data that our website sends to your browser which is then stored on your system. You can set your browser to prevent this happening. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.

Your legal rights

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please contact us. If you believe that any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

In the unlikely event that you believe your information has been misused. Please contact us immediately with the reason(s) you believe why. We will seek to deal with your request without undue delay. Please note that we may keep a record of your communications to help us resolve any issues which you raise. We will in accordance with reporting procedures inform the
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as required.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us via email

External Links

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.