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Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy on-line.

We appreciate that you do not want the personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately and this policy explains how we collect information about you, what we do with it and what controls you have.

1. Who we are?

The website is owned by Breaker Yard Limited and the data controller is Javier Lesta Candal. The data controller is responsible for and controls the processing of your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”). We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our registration number is ZA199560.

2. Personal data we may collect from you

We can only provide the services ordered by you if you provide us with your personal data. For the purpose of providing these services, we collect personal data about you such as your name, address, email address, telephone and mobile phone numbers, payment card information, vehicle registration number, MOT information, insurance details.

We will use the information you provide for the purposes described in this privacy policy to which you agreed to at the time your data was obtained.

Your personal data will be used to provide the information, goods and services offered through our website to you, for billing and order fulfillment.

3. E-mail Marketing

We may use your email address to send you information about products or services that are the same or similar to those that you have ordered from us and that we think you may find useful. We will do so only if you have indicated that you do not object to being contacted for these purposes. At any stage you have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes by writing to help@breakeryard.com

Furthermore your personal data will be used to
a. Administer your account with us;
b. Verify and carry out financial transactions in relation to payments you make online;
c. Audit the downloading of data from our website;
d. Improve the layout and/or content of the pages of our website and customize them for users;
e. Identify visitors to our website;
f. Carry out research on our users’ demographics and tracking of sales data;
g. Allow, with your consent, carefully selected third parties to send you information directly which you may find useful regarding their products and services.

4. Monitoring

We may also monitor who accesses our website, for example we may automatically collect access information about you such as: the type of internet browser you use; the website from which you have come to our website and your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer over the internet) which is automatically recognized by our web server. Such information enables us to assess and build a profile of our users. We use this information to:
a. Improve the layout and/or content of the pages of our website and customize them for users and;
b. Identify where traffic to our site comes from
c. Help us make advertising decisions

5. Use of cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. Cookies also provide us with information about how this website is used so we can keep it as up to date, relevant and error-free as possible.

6. Disclosure of your personal data

We may disclose your personal data:
a. To other companies within our group
b. If we sell our business to a third party
c. To our agents and service providers (e.g providers of web hosting or maintenance services)
d. To third party suppliers

We may request information about you from third parties such as credit reference agencies i.e. Equifax. We will add this information to the information we currently hold about you to enable us to make decisions about your creditworthiness and/or to detect or prevent money laundering and fraud.

Where we make such a request we will inform you of this intention and explain whether any record of the search will be recorded on a credit file. You have a right to obtain a copy of your credit. For more information, go to www.equifax.co.uk.

e. In any other case where we are required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to prevent fraud or cybercrime or to protect the website or the rights, property or personal safety of any person.

With your consent we may disclose your personal data to other companies/other companies within our group in order to enable them to send you information about products that might be of interest to you. At any stage you may object to this disclosure. We may also disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to our website in order to describe our services to prospective partners and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

7. Security

We place great importance on the security of all personally identifiable information associated with our users. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control.

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:
a. Access to your account is controlled by password and username which are unique to you;
b. We store your personal data on secure servers;
c. Payment details are encrypted using SSL technology

You should bear in mind that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of information whilst it is in transit over the internet and any such submission is at your own risk. All we can do is use all our reasonable efforts to safeguard your data and ensure that we maintain a reliable and safe environment to use your data.

It is advisable to close your browser when you have finished your user session to help ensure others do not access your personal information if you use a shared computer or a computer in a public place.

8. Your rights

If you are concerned about your data, you have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (£10), to request access to the personal data which we may hold or process about you.

9. Our contact details

We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to accounts@breakeryard.com or you can write to us at BreakerYard.com, Wilkerson House, Uphall Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 2JJ or call us on 03333 130130. Our registered office address is Wilkerson House, Uphall Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 2JJ.