Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to this website (the “Site”). If you do not accept this privacy policy, you should not use this Site.

Collection of personal information

v5cars.co.uk collects personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number, email address etc) when you complete registration or enquiry forms or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect it.

Updates

This policy may be updated regularly

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will tracks the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

We are however in no way affiliated with any individual car dealership, all advertisements are shown based on their own merit as we are an independent third party organisation.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Contact Seller Form Privacy Policy

What information is being collected?

Your Forename, Surname, Contact Telephone Number, Email address and Postcode are collected via our contact seller message form.

Who is collecting it?

V5 Cars Limited

How is it collected?

Your information is collected via our contact seller message form. The information is stored within cloud servers hosted by 1and1.co.uk within the UK

Why is it being collected?

We collect your contact details when you fill in our message seller form so that you can be contacted regarding your interest in the vehicle for sale. We will not use this information for marketing purposes or to contact you outside of the purpose stated.

How will it be used?

Your contact details will be used to contact you regarding your interest in the vehicle for sale.

Who will it be shared with?

Your contact details will be shared with the third party company and/or third party company group for the purpose of responding to your declared interest in purchasing the vehicle advertised for sale by said third party. Your information will not be used for marketing purposes without your consent.

How long will the information be held?

All information is held for a maximum period of 1 year

You have a right to request to view any of your information that is stored with by V5 cars by contacting us on our support email address support@v5cars.co.uk

You have the right to be forgotten, which is the right to request all personal information held about you as an individual to be deleted. You can request data deletion via our support email address support@v5cars.co.uk

Newsletter Subscription Privacy Policy

What information is being collected?

Your Email are collected via our newsletter subscription form.

Who is collecting it?

V5 Cars Limited

How is it collected?

Your information is collected via our newsletter subscription form. The information is stored within cloud servers hosted by 1and1.co.uk within the UK

Why is it being collected?

We collect your email when you choose to subscribe to our newsletter via our newsletter subscription form so that you can be sent our newsletter via email. We will not use this information to contact you outside of the purpose stated.

How will it be used?

Your email address will be used to send you our newsletter from time to time, all newsletters will have the option to unsubscribe.

Who will it be shared with?

Your email address will not be shared with any third party.

How long will the information be held?

Your email address will be held until a time when we stop our newsletter service, are no longer in business or you unsubscribe from the service.

You have a right to request to view any of your information that is stored with by V5 cars by contacting us on our support email address support@v5cars.co.uk

You have the right to be forgotten, which is the right to request all personal information held about you as an individual to be deleted. You can request data deletion via our support email address support@v5cars.co.uk

About Us

A company created out of frustration, a want to have all cars that are available for sale under one website. Allowing users to view all cars for sale in the UK.

We want to keep our users secure and confident in the adverts they view. This is why we only show cars for sale at dealerships. As we control which dealerships we show, there are no dealership accounts and therefore can be no fake advertisements. Read More...

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