privacy

Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how Cartersport Motorsport Media & Communications ‘Cartersport’ uses and protects the information you provide to Cartersport. 

Cartersport is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you any personal information that identifies you when using our services then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy notice.

You should note that Cartersport may change or amend its privacy policy from time to time and we strongly recommend you check this page periodically to ensure that any changes are in line with your privacy expectations and requirements.

This policy was last changed on, and is effective from, May 25, 2018.

What we collect:

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and contact information, such as address, telephone number and email address
  • Information on your motoring and motor sport preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We do not collect or retain any of the following information:

  • Sensitive or special categories of personal data
  • Payment card data

When do we collect your personal information?

We collect data which identifies you personally to us in the following ways:

  • By registering as a subscriber to our service
  • By subscribing to our communications
  • By purchasing a product
  • By voting or entering a competition
  • By emailing us at one of our email addresses listed our website, like our contact page
  • By providing us information through third party service providers, for example, survey software such as Survey Gizmo.

Additionally, we may also collect data which provides us with a better understanding how the service and website is being used and performing but does not personally identify you.

We may use third party providers to allow you to comment and discuss our services by using your pre-existing Twitter or Facebook, or other social media accounts. We do not have access or collect any details from any such providers including, but limited to, your email address, personal data, private information or communications, Twitter or Facebook or other social media information.

We recommend that you review the following third-party privacy policies and notices who may indirectly be providing services to you:

Cookies

We use cookies to help personalize your use of our website. A cookie is a small piece of information sent to your computer’s hard drive by the web server so that our website can remember your computer. This information may include information relating to your use of our site, information about your computer such as the computer’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page. If you are a registered user or subscriber this may include your name and email address for verification purposes. We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:

  • Identifying returning users, registrants and subscribers and to allow registrants and subscribers to be presented with a personalized version of the site.
  • Enabling you to move more easily around our site
  • Tracking your use of our site to better develop our sites in accordance with your requirements
  • Building up a demographic profile.

Please remember that you can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time. This will mean that any settings such as your stored username and password will need to be reset. You can set your internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. This may reduce functionality of the website, preventing access to registered and subscriber only areas of the site, meaning that certain features or content will not be available to you. Further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer can be found in the Help menu of your internet browser.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use our services and website. The information generated by the cookie provides details of your use of our site (including your IP address) and will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on Site activity for us and providing other services relating to Site activity and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data kept by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner, means and purposes set out above.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better and focused service, specifically for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • To ensure the information distributed is of relevance.
  • We may periodically promote our services, offers and content to you on social media
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We would normally contact you by email, but by exception or where a preference has been expressed by phone or post.
  • We may use the information collected to customize our services and communications according to your interests and preferences.

Who we share information with

ALL OUR MAILING LISTS ARE TOTALLY CONFIDENTIAL, SECURELY STORED AND WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR DETAILS WITH ANYONE.

International Data Transfers

We do not transfer or share your data to any party or processor outside of the European Union. 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other Sites

Our website and mailings may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other content. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should always exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your rights to control your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • In the unlikely event you are asked to fill in a form, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by changing settings in your account personal preferences writing to or emailing us at sue@cartersport.com

WE WILL EVER NOT SELL, DISTRIBUTE OR LEASE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES UNLESS WE HAVE YOUR EXPRESS PERMISSION OR ARE REQUIRED TO DO SO BY LAW.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulations, by emailing us at larry@cartersport.com. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you wish us to remove all information which we may have on you, please email sue@cartersport.com using ‘Complete Unsubscribe’ in the subject header.