Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Scotties Driving School uses and protects any information that you give Scotties Driving School (Scottiesdrivingschool.co.uk) when you use this website or when you contact us by any other media (Telephone, Email, Facebook,Twitter, Whatsapp etc).

 

Scotties Driving School (Scottiesdrivingschool.co.uk) is committed to ensuring that your personal Information is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.



What we collect

 

We may collect the following information:

 

·       Name

·       Address (including Post Code)

·       Telephone Numbers (Landline and Mobile)

·       Email Address

·       Driving Licence Number

·       Theory Test Passed

·       Transmission Type

·       Notes in relation to experience



What we do with the information we gather

 

We require this information to meet your needs and fulfill the services you would like us to provide, Your information will only be passed onto Scotties Driving Instructors to provide our services. Once the pupil has finished their training with us all personal information whether it be paperbased or electronically stored will be shredded.

Security


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Your payment details are collected via the secure servers at Paypal, and at no time does any other organisation (including ours) have access to your payment details.


How we use cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

 

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.



You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


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.

 

Controlling your personal information

 

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so. You may, at any time, request that any of your data that we have collected as a result of you placing an order for our services with us be removed from our system. To do this, simply send an email to scotties@scottiesdrivingschool.co.uk stating your full name and instructing us to remove all personally identifiable data from our systems. Your data will be removed within 24 hours.

 

Scotties Driving School (Scottiesdrivingschool.co.uk) may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.


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General Statement

Scotties Driving School Instructors are trained to DSA Standards and are licenced by the Driving Standards Agency. All our instructors have also been checked by CRB

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Terms and Conditions 

The pupil must be in possession of a current valid provisional driving licence. It must be shown to the instructor on the first lesson. It is your responsibility to inform your instructor of any official changes to your licence.

 

You, the pupil, must promptly and clearly advise your instructor of any medical condition or any other issues that may impair your ability to drive, whereupon your instructor will take the appropriate action to conform to his/her legal or moral obligations.

 

The Pupil MUST provide a minimum of 48 hours notice of any lesson cancellation otherwise the pupil will be liable for the full cost of the lesson.

 

If the pupil cancels more than 3 weeks of consecutive lessons the instructor may not be able to guarantee future lesson slots booked in


Your instructor will at all times endeavor to comply with lesson arrangements. but cannot be held responible for any inconvenice due to unforeseen events (Mechanical Breakdown/Instructor Illness).

 

Some of Scotties Driving School tuition vehicles are fitted with video cameras, these cameras are fitted for insurance purposes and maybe used as a teaching aid. The Cameras are forward and rear facing and record what is happening through the windscreen\rear window, they do not record the pupil.

 

Any items/personal belongings left in the instructor car is not the responsibility of the Instructor or Scotties Driving

School.

 

Any abusive, offensive or other such conduct will not be tolerated and the driving lesson may be terminated without notice.

 

Any complaints (Whatever the nature) are between the INSTRUCTOR and you the PUPIL not Scotties Driving School. By signing these terms and conditions you are making a contract between you the pupil and the instructor, Not Scotties Driving School.

 

The cost of taking the driving test in one of the instructors cars will be £60.00, this is subject to the pupil living locally. If the pupil lives outside the local area the cost maybe enhanced.

 

Your instructor reserves the absolute right to refuse the use of the vehicle for the purposes of taking the practical driving test if it appears in the instructor’s view that the pupil has not attained the required driving standard.

 

When booking a driving test, a joint agreement is to be made between both INSTRUCTOR and PUPIL before a practical driving test is booked. Failure of an agreement being made will result in the instructor not making the car available for the use of taking a driving test.

 

The Instructor or Scotties Driving School are not responsible for the cancellation or postponement of a driving test. If your driving test is cancelled at short notice by the DVSA, your lesson fee is still payable. You may be able to claim back the lesson fee from the DVSA who may reimburse such expenses.

 

All Blocked Booked Lessons must be taken within a 6-month period otherwise the lessons will be void.

 

To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by signing these terms and conditions you agree to Scotties Driving School/Your Instructor to storing and holding data about you i.e (Name, Address, Telephone and any other information to enable us to provide driving lessons and booking/completing of driving test). Your personal data will be shredded whether mechanically or electronically on passing your driving test or not continuing driving lessons with us. If you require more information please visit www.scottiesdrivingschool.co.uk/legal - Privacy Policy

 

A signed copy of these terms and conditions will be stored electronically and will be destroyed on the pupils passing of a driving test or pupil no longer doing driving lessons with us.



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