Privacy & Cookies

Our Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our web site visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

The Information We Collect

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this web site including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and web site navigation;
  2. information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our web site services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
  3. any other information that you choose to send to us;

Using Your Personal Information

Personal information submitted to us via this web site will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the web site.

We may use your personal information to:

  1. administer the web site;
  2. improve your browsing experience by personalising the web site;
  3. enable your use of the services available on the web site;
  4. send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
  5. send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  6. send to you our newsletter or other marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  7. provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  8. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the web site;
  9. keep the web site secure and prevent fraud;
  10. other uses.

Where you submit personal information for publication on our web site, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  2. in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  3. in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  4. to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling;
  5. to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
  6. Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International Data Transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

[In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the web site will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world.  We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Security Of Your Personal Information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our web site.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Third Party Web Sites

The web site contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party web sites.

Updating Information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us by email to sales@dorsetsportscars.co.uk, by telephone on 01202 825911 or by post to Dorset Sports Cars Ltd, Three Cross Garage, 99 Ringwood Road, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 6RD.

Our Cookies Policy

Our web site uses cookies.  By using our web site and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. If you do not agree to with this policy please leave this web site immediately.

About Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a web site and to identify users returning to a web site.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies.  A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies On This Web site

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this web site.

We may send to you the following cookies:

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Cookie 5 is a session cookie, whereas cookies 1, 2, 3 & 4 are persistent cookies used by Google Analytics to record your visit. See more about how Google uses this information below.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  1. to recognise your computer when you visit our web site
  2. to track you as you navigate our web site, and to enable the use of our web site;
  3. to improve the web site’s usability;
  4. to analyse the use of our web site;
  5. in the administration of this web site;
  6. to prevent fraud and improve the security of the web site;
  7. to personalise our web site for you.

Third Party Cookies

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this web site.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about web site use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our web site is used to create reports about the use of the web site.  Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  Please refer to your browsers help system for help you with this.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many web sites. 

Deleting Cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. Please refer to your browsers help system for help you with this.

Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many web sites.

Contact Us

This web site is owned and operated by Dorset Sports Cars Ltd.

If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us by email to sales@dorsetsportscars.co.uk, by telephone on 01202 825911 or by post to Dorset Sports Cars Ltd, Three Cross Garage, 99 Ringwood Road, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne, Dorset. BH21 6RD.