It Is important to Barrie Robson Motorcycles to help our customers retain their privacy when they use our products and services
To protect your privacy, Barrie Robson Motorcycles follows different principles in accordance with practices for customer privacy and data protection.
Data: includes computerised data, manual data and any other form of accessible record that includes personal information held by the Company.
Personal data: is that which relates to a living individual who could be identified by the data.
Data Subject: A data subject is an individual that is the subject of any personal data.
PCI Data: Payment Card Industry Data Security.
It is the intention of Barrie Robson Motorcycles to adhere to the latest principles of the Data Protection Act.
Therefore, the data protection policy applies to all employees and to any other party that handles data for or on behalf of the Company whether taken over the phone, by email or directly by transfer from our website and from our showroom activity.
Any personal data collected will:
Barrie Robson Motorcycles will inform any data subjects:
Process and Notice:
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you.
Generally, this information is requested when you sign up to mailing lists on our website, visit our Retail Centre, Take a Testride or Courtesy vehicle from our Retail Centre, enter a contest, order, email, or join us as a customer. We use your Personal Information for three primary purposes:
To carry out the sale of vehicles, goods or services specific to you as an individual
To contact you about warranty, recalls or service work on your vehicle
To keep you updated about Events, News and Offers relevant to your requirements.
At introduction and as a pre-cursor to the sale of vehicles, goods or services we may require all or some of the following information:
In the event of requiring Finance as an intermediary we may also require:
What do we do with data?
If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still use most of our website at www.barrierobsonmotorcycles but you may not be able to access areas that require registration or further information.
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time at our retail centre. You can:
View and edit personal information you have already given us.
Barrie Robson Motorcycles takes strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access and also as standalone data stored in Locked Safes. Your information may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom or any other country where Barrie Robson Motorcycles or BMW Motorrad are located.
As mentioned above, every customer has a unique personal Account profile. Each profile is assigned a unique Account Number, which helps us ensure that you have a
secure profile in line with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations).
Links to other websites
Our website 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 website. 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 exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Barrie Robson Motorcycles will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Barrie Robson Motorcycles or the site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of Barrie Robson Motorcycles, and,
(c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Barrie Robson Motorcycles, its Websites, or the public under the law in England and Wales and in line with GDPR.
Companies Linked with our Website
The following Companies are linked with our website and provide information as follows:
BMW (UK) Ltd – The Manufacturer of our Vehicles and Products Unlimited Group (unlimitedgroup.com) – Administration of Website
What is PCI?
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that ALL companies that accept, process, store or
transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. You can find out more about PCI standards here.
By following these standards we trade as a healthy and trustworthy company.
All employees have a role to play in enforcing the policy and are required to deal with any observed or reported breaches.
Should employees feel apprehensive about their own safety regarding addressing any breach, they should seek senior management support.
Failure to comply with this policy may lead to a lack of clarity over job role, learning needs or expected standards of performance, resulting in reduced effectiveness or efficiency, underperformance and putting service delivery at risk.
Any member of staff refusing to observe the policy will be liable to disciplinary action in accordance with the Company’s Disciplinary Policy up to and including dismissal.
Implementation of the Policy
Overall responsibility for policy implementation and review rests with the Company senior management. However, all employees are required to adhere to and support the implementation of the policy. The Company will inform all existing employees about this policy and their role in the implementation of the policy. They will also give all new employees notice of the policy on induction to the Company.
This policy will be implemented through the development and maintenance of procedures for appraisals and one-to-one meetings, using template forms, and guidance given to both managers and employees on the process.
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Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: