Privacy Policy

Grosvenor Autocentre are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data. This privacy policy describes how we use your personal data that we collect from you or you provide to us and how you can exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 the data controller is McCausland Holdings LTD of 33-35 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT124GR.

Purposes and lawful basis for processing personal data.

We may collect, process, and use your personal data in the course of supplying vehicles, goods and services to you and to manage our relationship with you, in the following ways:

Processed under the lawful basis of Contract:

  • When you enquire about or purchase a vehicle, goods or services from us, we will collect personal information to enable us to respond to your enquiry and to process and complete your purchase.
  • When you enquire about purchasing a vehicle on finance, we will collect information to enable third parties to provide finance quotes and agreements.

Processed under the lawful basis of Legal Obligation:

  • We collect and process your personal information for producing invoices and accounting purposes which is required to meet HMRC legislation.

Processed under the lawful basis of Consent:

  • If you have given consent to receive marketing communications from us, we will collect information concerning your marketing preferences and send you communications based on those preferences.

Who we share your personal data with

We do not share your data with any other third parties except:

  • if you have given your consent.
  • if it is necessary to enable the provision of third party services you have requested (for example to facilitate warranty, insurance or finance quotes or agreements).
  • if we are under a duty to comply with any legal obligation.

Vehicle documents

Any documents which arrive with a vehicle when it is taken into stock may be shown to any potential buyers and handed to any new owner to ensure the provenance of the vehicle.

Retention periods

Unless otherwise listed below, your personal data will be kept for a period of 7 years in order to comply with HMRC requirements.

Personal data processed under consent will be kept for as long as you consent to its processing. We will seek to refresh your consent at appropriate intervals.

Your rights in regard to your personal data

You have a number of rights in regard to your personal data. These include the right to request access to, rectification or erasure of personal data we hold, or restriction of processing concerning your data, or to object to the processing as well as the right of data portability. If you wish to make any such requests please contact us in writing using the contact details at the top of this page.

Right to withdraw consent

Where we have processed your personal data on the lawful basis of consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Right to complain

If you have any concerns about how we have handled your personal data, please contact us so we may address them.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office, about how we manage your data.

Provision of data

In most cases, the provision of your personal data is necessary to enter into a contract with us.