Uses of data
We have a legal obligation under the Data Protection Act to ensure that any information held and processed about you complies with the principles of the Act. The Act requires all personal information to be treated in the strictest confidence and to be used only for purposes of which you are aware.
Henson Motor Group collects information when you (the customer) either apply for finance on a vehicle or when you (the customer) make an offer to purchase a vehicle. We use the information we collate to assist us in helping to decide which products or services we feel best suit your individual circumstances, or which may be of interest to you. We will only disclose your details to our financial partners when you have given us your consent, in order to progress your application for credit on your behalf, or in exceptional cases permitted by law as follows;
- Where we are legally compelled to do so.
- Where there is a duty to the public to disclose.
- Where disclosure is required to protect our interest.
(This will not be used as a reason for disclosing information about you or your account, including your name and address, to anyone else for marketing purposes).
Your information will be sent under strict control and secure means. Any web data submissions are transitory and are not held on any database for the purposes of re-solicitation, all e-mail enquiries are held for a maximum of two months from receipt. The information you submit to us will not be disclosed to other third parties whose products may be of interest to you, unless you have given us authorisation to do so.
Certain information collected may be classed as sensitive. This data relates to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, criminal proceedings and offences, this information is not and will not be held for any purposes by us.
You have the right to obtain a copy of the information we hold on you. You may request to have the information corrected or updated, or if you wish to have the information removed then please make the request in writing to our Head Office address; Henson House, Whitley Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 9SR.