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Privacy Policy

Arriva Bus and Coach Privacy Policy
Last updated: May 2018

Arriva Bus and Coach (”We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our Website Terms of Use www.arrivabusandcoach.co.uk and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.arrivabusandcoach.co.uk or providing your information in the circumstances described below, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of Data Protection Legislation, the data controller is Arriva Bus and Coach of Lodge Garage, Whitehall Road West, Cleckheaton, BD194BJ.

1. What personal data do we collect?
Information provided by you. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site www.arrivabusandcoach.co.uk (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you enquire online or via social media about a product or service, register to receive email updates, complete the contact us form on our website, agree to be scanned at a trade event or enter a competition, promotion or survey and when you report a problem with our sites or make a complaint.

The information you give us may include:

  • your name
  • your company name
  • address
  • e-mail address
  • phone number
  • financial details
  • financial details
  • IP or MAC address

Information we collect about you With regard to each of your visits to our site or when you enquire about our services we may automatically collect the following information:

  • Geographical location, IP or MAC address or details regarding your use of your mobile device or PC.
  • 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 sites (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), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

Sensitive personal data We will not intentionally or systematically seek to collect, store or otherwise use information about you classed as ‘special categories of data’ or ‘sensitive data’ (for example, information relating to any trade union membership, ethnic origin or health).

2. Cookies
Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy at https://arrivabusandcoach.co.uk/pages/cookie-policy.

3. How do we use your personal data and what is the legal basis for such processing?
The collection of the personal data described above is usually mandatory and, if such personal data is not provided, we will not be able to provide the information, products and services to you. Where the collection of any personal data is not mandatory, we will inform you of this prior to collection, as well as the consequences of failing to provide the relevant personal data.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally process your personal information only:

  • where we have your consent to do so;
  • where the processing is necessary to perform our contract with you; or
  • where the processing is in our legitimate interests or those of a third party and such interests are not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms; and
  • where we have a legal obligation to process your personal information.

Information provided by you We use your personal information as follows:

Purpose of processing Legal basis for processing
For the purpose of a new or used sales transaction, including rental or finance when purchasing a vehicle. Performance of a contract                                                                                                    
For the purpose of a parts order or transaction. Performance of a contract
For the purpose of service work or maintenance to be carried out on a vehicle. Performance of a contract
Responding to an enquiry on our website or receiving information regarding a complaint. Consent
For follow up at a trade event. Consent

Information we collect about you We use your personal information as follows:

Purpose of processing Legal basis for processing
For the purpose of a sales transaction or service required.                                                                                      Performance of a contract                                                                                                    

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Information we receive from other sources We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us using the contact details provided under the “Questions about this Privacy Notice” heading below.

4. Sharing Your Information
We may disclose your personal data to the following categories of recipient for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice:

  • Third party service providers who will perform work on our behalf in line with a sales transaction or maintenance/repair received.
  • Manufacturers and suppliers who may provide vehicles or parts in line with a sales transaction or maintenance/repair received.
  • Third party service providers who will process personal data on our behalf such as IT service providers, communications service providers and analytics providers.

We may also disclose your personal data to any competent law enforcement body, regulator, government agency or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) as a matter of applicable law or regulation; (ii) to exercise, establish or defend or legal rights; or (iii) to protect your vital interests or those of any other person;

We may also transfer your personal data to a buyer or potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any reorganisation, restructuring, merger or sale, or other transferring of assets provided that we inform any receiving party it must use your personal information only for the purposes disclosed in this Privacy Notice.

Finally, we may disclose your data to any other person to whom you request us to make disclosure or if you consent to such disclosure.

5. Data Retention
We will not retain your personal data for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected that personal information, unless the law permits or requires that we retain it for longer.

The table below explains in more detail how long Arriva Bus and Coach will store different types of information for:

Data Retention period
General financial records including:
Invoices containing personal data (including name, company name, address, telephone number and email address)
Six years from creation according to the Limitation Act 1980, Companies Act 2006
Historic payment details including:
New customer and change of customer details
Maximum one year from date of record creation
Customer bank details Until payment in full is made
Documents evidencing customer ownership of a vehicle. For the full period of ownership plus six years thereafter for contracts according to the Limitation Act 1980
General engineering and maintenance records For the full period of ownership plus six years thereafter for contracts according to the Limitation Act 1980

We apply appropriate administrative, technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data that is under our control from unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We are part of the Arriva plc Group, which trains its employees regarding our data privacy policies and procedures and permit authorised employees to access personal data on a need to know basis, as required for their role. We also take steps to ensure that any service provider that we engage to process personal data on our behalf takes appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard such personal data.

7. Transferring Information Internationally
Your personal information may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which you are resident. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country.

Specifically, we may use third party service providers located in Turkey, The Netherlands and Ireland. This means that, when we collect your personal information, it may be processed in these countries. However, we have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your personal data will remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Notice. These safeguards include implementing the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for transfers of personal information to our third party service providers and further details can be provided upon request.

8. Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Privacy Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Notice changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the bottom of this Privacy Notice.

9. Your Data Protection Rights
You have the following data protection rights:

  • If you wish to access, correct, update or request deletion of your personal information, you can do so at any time by contacting us at any time at arrivabusandcoach@arriva.co.uk.
  • In addition, you can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information. Again, you can exercise these rights by contacting us at arrivabusandcoach@arriva.co.uk.
  • If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

10. Questions about this Privacy Notice
If you have any question, concerns or complaints about this Privacy notice or our handling of your personal data, you can contact us by email on arrivabusandcoach@arriva.co.uk or by post to the following address:
Arriva Bus and Coach Ltd, Lodge Garage, Whitehall Road West, Cleckheaton, BD194BJ.

If you are unsatisfied with the response, you can contact Arriva plc’s Data Protection Officer at data.protection@arriva.co.uk.

You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. If you are based in the European Economic Area, please contact your local data protection authority. (Contact details for data protection authorities in the European Economic Area, Switzerland and certain non-European countries are available on the EU Commission’s website via the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm)
The controller of your personal data is Arriva Bus and Coach Ltd.