Hinton Cars – Privacy Policy


Hinton Cars understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, https://hintoncars.co.uk/ (“Our Site”) and (subject to the limited exceptions in section 6, below) We do not collect personal data about you unless you contact us (see section 5, below). Any personal data We do collect will only be used as permitted by law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it means personal data that you give to Us via Our Site. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our” means Hinton Cars, whose registered address is

Suite 5
10 West street
Bh23 1dz

2. Information About Us

2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Hinton Cars, whose address is Suite 5, 10 West Street, Ringwood, Hampshire and whose main trading address is is Suite 5, 10 West Street, Ringwood, Hampshire
2.2 We do not have a Data Protection Officer so all enquiries should be directed to Allen or Zoe Hoskins who can be contacted by email at enquiries@hintoncars.co.uk, by telephone on 01425276888, or by post at.
Suite 5, 10 West street, Ringwood,Hampshire, Bh24 1DZ
2.3 We are regulated by. New Forest District Council

3. What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4. Your Rights

4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2 The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see section 8);
4.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 9);
4.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 9);
4.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
4.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
4.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 9 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
4.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.

5. What Data Do We Collect?

5.1 Subject to section 5.2, we collect data that is necessary to ensure your booking with us is successful. The data that we collect from you is stored on our local, password protected, regularly scanned (for Malware), secure server and regularly backed up.
5.2 If you send Us an email, We may collect your name, your email address, and any other information which you choose to give Us. We also collect geographic information via Google Analytics, and we also use Facebook Pixel which is subject to Facebook’s platform privacy policy.
5.3 We also collect data about your booking via our booking from where we collect your name, your address, your preferred contact number, your destination address and your e-mail address.

6. How Do We Use Your Data?

6.1 If We do collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 As noted above, We do not generally collect any personal data. If you contact Us and We obtain your personal details from your email, We may use them as follows:
6.2.1 To reply to your email;
6.2.2 To keep you up to date with special offers and services from our company via e-mail where all out customers have opted in to this service. We also provide the option to unsubscribe.
6.3 Any and all emails containing your personal data will be deleted no later than 30 Days after you have requested in writing for your data to be removed with the caveat of section 7.1
6.4 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
6.5 We do share your data with third parties for the purposes of maintaining and advertising our business and with other taxi/private hire companies, if necessary to assist us with your journey.

7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

7.1 We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We are instructed to retain it under the governance of the local authority which currently is a minimum of 6 months.
7.2 Some or all of your data may be stored outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). If We do store data outside the EEA (this may be the case, for example, if Our email server is located in a country outside the EEA), We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under the GDPR including:
7.2.1 All transaction between our visitors and our website are encrypted as we use a SSL (Secure Socket Layer) on our website.
7.3 Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure any data We hold about you (even if it is only your email address).
7.4 In case of any data protection breaches, we will always contact the relevant authorities immediately after discovering the breach to inform them and to fully co-operate with any investigations those authorities may conduct on our client’s behalf.
7.5 Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
7.5.1 The website is protected by a firewall and is also regularly updated and scanned for Malware.

8. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at enquiries@hintoncars.co.uk, or using the contact details below in section 9.

9. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at enquiries@hintoncars.co.uk, by telephone on 01425276888, or by post at Suite 5, 10 West street, Ringwood,Hampshire,Bh24 1Dz. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 8, above).

10. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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