PRIVACY POLICY FOR LES HOPKINSON DRIVER TRAINING

Les Hopkinson (owner of Les Hopkinson Driver Training) can be contacted at: 

8 Anglesey Gardens, Chapel House, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE51DU

Tel; 07807321365 Email: admin@leshopkinsondrivertraining.com

I will always ensure that your privacy is protected, you can be assured that any information that you provide will be used in accordance with this privacy policy and GDPR (Data protection act 2018).

1. TYPE OF INFORMATION I MAY ASK FOR

a) Name. 

b) Address. 

c) Telephone numbers. 

d) email address. 

e) Driving licence details. 

f) Theory test booking and pass details. 

g) Practical test booking and test report. 

h) Financial details. 

i) Date of Birth. 

2. HOW I GET THE INFORMATION AND WHY I STORE IT

Most of the information I receive comes from you (the customer) via telephone calls, text messages, emails, social media sites e.g., Facebook, Instagram or through the enquiry form on my website or when I meet you for the first time. I can also receive information about you from others e.g., friends, parents, relatives or carers enquiring about booking driving lessons on your behalf, this will normally be limited to your name and contact details. 

I collect information from you for several reasons: 

a) To be able to provide you with driving lessons and services tailored to suit your individual needs 

b) To be able to make you aware of the terms and conditions of your contract with Les Hopkinson Driver Training. 

c) To maintain my accounts and records. 

d) To comply with any legal requirements. 

DATA COLLECTING/SHARING/TRANSFERRING TO OR FROM OTHER SOURCES

I will always respect your privacy; your information will never be shared without your consent unless required by law. 

a) I will (with your permission) obtain your driving licence details digitally from the Driver and vehicle licensing agency (DVLA). 

This is to verify that you are licensed to drive. 

b) I will share some of your details e.g., Name, address, date of birth, driving licence number, email address and contact telephone number with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) when booking your driving theory test. 

I will (with your permission) receive your theory booking details by email and forward them to you. 

c) I will share some of your details (see above) with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) when booking your practical driving test. 

I will (with your permission) receive your test booking details. After your practical test, I will receive your results by email from the DVSA, I will forward both to you. 

I can assure you that and any party mentioned above (DVLA, DVSA) with access to your information has implemented the necessary security and privacy measures to ensure that your data is kept secure and confidential. 

Dashcams may be used to enhance your training experience. The data and footage captured may be used as evidence of an insurance claim or police investigation. 

MARKETING

Upon passing your practical driving test, only with your permission, your photograph may be taken and placed on Freedom Automatic Driving School’s website and other social media sites for marketing purposes. 

I may also provide you with details of any products or services which I feel relevant to your learning. 

I have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your data being lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way. 

I will only request/hold your information that is necessary for me to provide my service to you and satisfy and legal, accounting, reporting obligations. 

I will only retain your data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes I collected it for, including satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting obligations (maximum 7 years is required for tax purposes). 

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to: 

a) Request a copy of the information I hold about you. 

b) To ask me to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. 

c) ask me to complete information you think is incomplete. 

d) Request to have your information deleted where it is no longer necessary to retain your information for legal purposes. 

QUERIES/REQUESTS/CONCERNS

If you request any information, I will need to request specific information, I will need to verify your identity, this is a security measure to prevent your data being shared unlawfully. 

If you have any requests or concerns about my use of your personal information, then please contact me by post at: 

Les Hopkinson 

8 Anglesey Gardens 

Newcastle upon Tyne 

NE51DU.

or by email at admin@leshopkinsondrivertraining.com

I will reply within one month and there will be no fee for this service.