Last updated: 21.05.18
Shahid Hussain/E6 Cars values your privacy and cares about the way in which your personal information is treated.
This policy describes:
- what personal information we collect about you
- how we obtain your personal information
- how we use your personal information
- how long we keep your personal information
- who we share your personal information with
- how we protect your personal information
- your rights regarding your personal information
Please see below for more information on each of these areas.
Shahid Hussain trades under the name E6 Cars. See ‘Data controllers’ below for more information on the entities that control and process personal data in E6 Cars.
What personal information do we collect about you?
We may collect personal information from you in the course of our business, including through your use of our website, when you contact or request information from us, when you engage our services.
The personal information that we receive includes:
- Basic information, such as your first name and email address. We retain only the basic information required for any given business purposes. But no personal data will be rented, leased or sold to a third party.
- Information will, of course be gathered during verbal or email contact. But it will not be used for marketing purposes by E6 Cars or be sold or shared with third parties for financial gain.
- Financial information, such as payment-related information, related to financial transactions, but not credit or debit card numbers or account numbers or sort codes.
- Technical information, such as information from your visits to our website or applications or in relation to materials and communications we send to you electronically.
- Any other information relating to you which you may provide to us.
How we obtain your personal information
We collect information from you as part of our business acceptance processes and about you and others as necessary in the course of providing website and branding design services.
We gather information about you when you provide it to us, or interact with us directly, for instance engaging with our staff or registering on one of our digital platforms or applications.
We may collect or receive information about you from other sources, such as keeping the contact details we already hold for you accurate and up to date using publicly available sources.
How we use your personal information
E6 Cars uses your personal contact information for normal business practises, such as correspondence and administration. If you have subscribed to an email list with us, the purposes of that subscription will be clear upon the point of subscribing.
To fulfil our legal, regulatory and risk management obligations, including establishing, exercising or defending legal claims
How do we protect your information?
We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use regular Malware Scanning (Wordfence) on the website.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. Such as the use of strong passwords to access the back end of the website and to access the servers.
Any financial transactions are not processed on the website but through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Use of E6 Cars website
Our website invites you to provide us with personal information, such as in the contact page section of our website. The purpose of this facility is apparent at the point that you provide your personal information and we only use that information for those purposes.
External website links & third-parties
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
On what basis we use your personal information
We use your personal information on the following bases:
To perform a contract, such as during the process of selling a vehicle & transferring ownership
To comply with legal and regulatory obligations.
For legitimate business purposes. Please see ‘How we use your personal information’ for more detail.
How long we keep your personal information
Your personal information will be retained in accordance with our global data retention policy which categorises all of the information held by E6 Cars and specifies the appropriate retention period for each category of data. Those periods are based on the requirements of applicable data protection laws and the purpose for which the information is collected and used, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for a minimum period, limitation periods for taking legal action, good practice and E6 Cars business purposes.
Who we share your personal information with
We do not rent, lease or sell any of your personal data to anyone.
We operate within the UK as well as the EU and Globally and any information that you provide to us may be shared with and processed by any entity in the UK that is associated with E6 Cars and our associated firms.
We may also share your personal information with certain trusted third parties in accordance with contractual arrangements in place with them, including:
- Our professional advisers and auditors
- Suppliers to whom we outsource certain support services such as website hosting, backup and security, and admin
Where necessary, or for the reasons set out in this policy, personal information may also be shared with regulatory authorities, courts, tribunals, government agencies and law enforcement agencies. While it is unlikely, we may be required to disclose your information to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. We will use reasonable endeavours to notify you before we do this, unless we are legally restricted from doing so.
If in the future we re-organise or transfer all or part of our business, we may need to transfer your information to new Shahid Hussain entities or to third parties through which the business of E6 Cars will be carried out.
We do not sell, rent or otherwise make personal information commercially available to any third party, except with your prior permission.
Social Media Policy & Usage
We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conducts themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.
There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.
Your rights regarding your personal information
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection laws provide certain rights for data subjects.
You are entitled to request details of the information we hold about you and how we process it. You may also have a right in accordance with applicable data protection law to have it rectified or deleted, to restrict our processing of that information, to stop unauthorised transfers of your personal information to a third party and, in some circumstances, to have personal information relating to you transferred to another organisation. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint in relation to Shahid Hussain processing of your personal information with a local supervisory authority.
If you object to the processing of your personal information, or if you have provided your consent to processing and you later choose to withdraw it, we will respect that choice in accordance with our legal obligations.
Your objection (or withdrawal of any previously given consent) could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes set out above (see ‘How we use your personal information’) or that you may not be able to make use of the services and products offered by us. Please note that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent we may be able to continue to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in connection with exercising and defending our legal rights or meeting our legal and regulatory obligations.
Your Right to Know What Data We Hold on you
You have a right to request all the personal data we have on you, you also have the right for this data to be deleted. If you would like to know what data we hold, please complete a Data Access Request.
If you would like your data updated or deleted, please email us at [email protected]
Shahid Hussain is the Data Controller.