TMS Motor Spares Privacy Policy 2018

At TMS Motor Spares Ltd we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.

This Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you. We do update this Policy from time to time so please review this Policy regularly.

  1. Who is collecting the data?

TMS Motor Spares Limited are a ‘data controller’ for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations (i.e. we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information).

  1. What Data is being collected?

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be collected via the following formats:

  • Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you registered for information
  • Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason
  1. How we use the information we collect

Information we collected will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy. We may use your personal information to:

  • send you general communications;
  • send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business;
  • deal with enquiries made by or about you relating to the website;
  1. Security of your personal information

We will take full technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.
Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  1. Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies to abide by.
We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

  1. Use of Cookies

The main TMS website (www.tmsmotorspares.co.uk) uses cookies as part of WordPress! content management system and the AWStats statistics application. Subsidiary TMS websites do not use WordPress! but may also use similar cookies. A "cookie" is a small piece of text that records your session visit to the website. The information is used to benefit the web design and content through anonymous counts of visitors and areas visited. By browsing our websites you are deemed to have accepted our use of cookies.

The cookies record the pages visited, and other search information is stored for the purposes of measuring site traffic. This does identify the IP address of the user's computer and other browser information. All computers have the ability to decline cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access parts of our website.Our suppliers may also use cookies on their websites, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on suppliers links on our website.

  1. Who do we share your information with?

If required we may share information with the following third parties for the purposes listed below if we are legally asked or required to do so:
Our suppliers to the industry for requested information, government and regulatory bodies, the Ombudsman, Credit Reference and Fraud Prevention Agencies and Law Enforcement. 

  1. Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law. You can elect to no longer receive communications from us at any time.

  1. Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information and if you wish to update or change the information we have please contact our Data Protection Officer via email: marketing@tmsmotorspares.co.uk

or write to:

The Data Protection Officer
TMS Motor Spares Ltd
Teviot House
Durranhill Industrial Estate
Carlisle
CA1 3NQ