GDPR Compliance


What Information we collect when you contact Southfield Garage and why?

When you use the garage for goods, repairs and mot, we will ask you to provide some personal information such as: Full Name, Current Address, Email and Contact Telephone Number.

How do we use your information?

Data Protection says that we are allowed to use and share your personal data only where we have proper reason to do so. The law says we must have one or more of these reasons and these are as follows:

Your Personal information is processed in order to notify you when your vehicle is due a mot, service or Timing Belt change, order numbers, estimates, collection of vehicle and statements.

Your Rights?

Your personal data is protected by legal rights, which include your rights to object to our processing of your data; request that your personal data is erased or corrected, request access to your personal details.

For more information or to exercise your data protection rights, please contact us using the contact details above. You also have a right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) which regulates the processing of personal data.

Transfer to third Countries?

We do not transfer any data outside the European Economic Area.

How long we keep your information?

If we collect your personal information, the length of time we retain it is determined by a number of factors including the purpose for which we use that information and our obligations under other laws. We will retain your personal data for 7 years after the date it is no longer needed by us for any purposes listed under how we use your information above. The only exceptions are as follows:

The law requires us to hold your personal information for a longer period or delete it sooner. You exercise your right to have the information erased (where it applies) and we do not need to hold it in connection with any other reasons permitted or requires under law.

What are your rights?

You are entitles to request the following from us, these are called Data Subject Rights and there is more information on these on the Information Commissioners website

Right of access- request access to your personal information and information about how we process it.

Right to rectification- to have your personal information corrected if it is inaccurate and to have incomplete personal information completed.

Right to erasure (also known as the Right to be Forgotten).

Right to restriction of processing of your personal data.

Right to object the processing of your personal data.

When you enter the premises, Southfield Garage uses CCTV for security monitoring purposes.