Private Data Policy

As a student, the following personal data is collected and used solely to allow the instructor to be able to carry out duties concerning the business.

Personal data:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Contact number
  • Email address
  • Postcode
  • Home address

Financial data:

  • Payments made
  • Date of payments
How your data is used:
  • Provide lesson prices
  • Confirm appointments
  • Notify you of any appointment changes, examples times and dates or cancellations.
  • Remind you of your next appointment
  • Send your homework
  • Offer you available lesson slots
  • Advice on payment methods
  • Inform you on the meeting location, this may differ from your home address
    Inform you on the dates the instructor is not available where applicable for instance when booking your driving test.
  • Business marketing
How long is data held:

Your data is held as long as is required to operate the business and deliver your driving lessons.

Deleted data:

Once you’ve passed your driving test or cease to continue taking driving lessons with this instructor, the following data will be deleted:

  • Home address
  • Emails

All other data related to your driving tuition will be retained.

Personal contact details:

The following contact data will also be retained to assist with business marketing.

  • Contact number
  • Email Address

NB: You have the right to request your personal contact information to be deleted.

Data retention:

The following data will be held for 6 years in line with HMRC

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Date of payments
  • Payments made or refunded.
Data access:

Data will not be shared with any third party with the exception of:-

1. When requested by HMRC for evidence
2. Appointed accountants to provide accurate financial reporting to HMRC

NB: The above “Data access” refers only to “Data Retention”.

Business marketing:

Your data is held as long as is required to operate the business and deliver your driving lessons.
As is the instructor’s practice, when you passed your driving test you will be asked:

1. Whether you’d like your photo on the instructor’s website and whether you’d like to add a caption or provide written testimony.
2. Whether you’d like to give a review of your driving experience.
You have the right to say ‘no’ to business marketing.

There is no action required from yourself regarding this policy and is there to provide information regarding your data.

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