Cooper Solutions Limited is a leading provider and developer of software and digital solutions for the retail automotive industry.
We want to reassure you that we take the collection, use and retention of your personal data seriously and below we specify how we use the information we hold about you.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the Data Controller is Cooper Solutions Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (registered number 05168547) whose registered address is at 6 Barford Exchange, Wellesbourne Road, Barford, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8AQ (“We”, “Us”).
Collecting and using your information
Your information including your name, address, telephone number, email address, car registration number and any information provided to your car dealer is collected by us and processed at our offices.
Your information is collected and retained by us for the following purposes:
– In order that your car dealer may process the contract between you and it
– In order that your car dealer may process future contracts between you and it
– Keeping you informed of goods and services offered by your car dealer, us or our business partners.
We may collect information about your mobile phone, computer or other device from which you access the Website including, where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for systems administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. We may, however, use such information in conjunction with the data We have about you in order to track your usage of our services.
Location and Retention of your Personal Data
We take appropriate measures to ensure that personal data is kept secure and kept only for the duration of your use of our service and the services of the car dealer and any information collected from you is kept secure and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which such information is used.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
If you have any questions about how We use data collected which relates to you, please contact us by sending a request by email to the contact details below.
The Data Protection Act 1998
The information that you give to your car dealer, including your e-mail address, address, car registration number and date of birth, is termed “personal data” under the Data Protection Act 1998. We must therefore follow the principles set out in that Act when we process your personal data. All the personal data that we obtain from you is held on our on-line database and Cooper Solutions Limited is a “data controller” or “data processor” for the purposes of the Data Protection Act. Our registration number is Z9645503.
We rely on you and the car dealer to ensure that your information is complete, accurate and current.
Please do inform the car dealer or Cooper Solutions Limited promptly of any changes to your information.
We have technical and organisational security measures in place to ensure the security of your information and to protect it against deliberate or accidental manipulation, destruction, loss or unauthorised access. In the event of a data breach We will aim to report this to you within 24 hours.