You, and your personal integrity are of the utmost importance to us. We would therefore like to inform you about some changes that we are making to the way we handle your personal information.
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force across the EU and EES replacing existing personal data legislation.
Go Diamond School of Motoring is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal data received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018. The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal data we collect and how we may use it.
When you contact us to make an enquiry or start lessons with us, we may ask you for your:
* address and postcode
* phone number(s)
* email address
* date of birth
* driving licence number and expiry date
* previous driving history,
* theory certificate number
* your availability for lessons
* feedback on your driving instructor.
This data is needed for us to provide you with our products or services.
We may share your personal data internally with Go Diamond School of Motoring franchised instructors in order for them to conduct lessons. We will only ever share personal data that we collect from you with the following third parties and only for the purpose(s) described:
* Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) - test booking related purposes
* Driver and Licensing Agency (DVLA) - driving licence related purposes
* Associated recommended Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) - if requested to do so
We may, according to your marketing preferences, use your home address, phone numbers, email address and social media or digital channels (for example, Facebook, Google and message facilities in other platforms) to contact you with special offers and related services or other relevant messages. You can opt out of any email or text marketing by emaiing us at email@example.com.
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal data which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with Data Protection and GDPR legislation. We do not collect sensitive data about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will hold your personal data for as long as we have reasonable business needs, such as managing our relationship with you, managing our operations and direct marketing communications.
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.