ABOUT OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This page provides information about who we are and the legal terms and conditions that may apply to your use of www.autosmart.co.uk

To help you find the information you are looking for, we have divided these Terms and Conditions into 4 sections. These are:

View information about Autosmart A. Information about Autosmart: You can find out how to get in touch with us or view our registered company details here
View our Website Terms of Use B. Website Terms of Use: You can view the legal terms and conditions that apply when you access, browse and use autosmart.co.uk here
View our Privacy and Cookie Policy C. Privacy and Cookie Policy: You can learn what personal information autosmart.co.uk collects and uses about you when you access, browse and use this website (including registering with this website) and see what rights you have to control our use of your personal information here

PART A: INFORMATION ABOUT AUTOSMART INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

This website is owned and operated by Autosmart International Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (Company Registered number is 1395515 ENGLAND) whose registered office is at Lynn Lane, Shenstone, Lichfield, WS14 0DH. Our Company VAT Number is 834874788. Unless we say otherwise, we use the terms "AUTOSMART", "Autosmart International Limited", "we" and "us" on this website to refer to Autosmart International Limited throughout the website terms and conditions, which include the Website Terms of Use, Privacy & Cookie Policy and our General Terms and Conditions of Sale (“Website Terms”).

If you want to ask us anything (whether about our products and services, this website, any of our terms and conditions or otherwise), then please contact us.

PART B: WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

The Website Terms apply to your use of the AUTOSMART website at www.autosmart.co.uk (the "Website") and to any order you place on the Website. The Website Terms apply regardless of how you access the Website, including any technologies or devices by which AUTOSMART makes the Website available to you at home, on the move or in store. You must read these Website Terms carefully, and we recommend that you print and keep a copy for your future reference. By accessing, browsing, using, registering with, or placing an order on the Website, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to these Website Terms in their entirety. If you do not agree to these Website Terms in their entirety, please do not use this Website.

All legal notices on this Website which relate to your use of the Website together with all applicable terms and conditions and our Privacy Policy govern your use of this Website.  The use of the site www.autosmart.co.uk implies the full acceptance of the general conditions of use hereinafter described. These terms of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, so users of the Autosmart website are invited to consult them on a regular basis.

This site is normally accessible to users at any time. An interruption due to technical maintenance may however be decided by Autosmart International Limited, who will then endeavor to communicate the dates and times of the intervention beforehand.

The website www.autosmart.co.uk is updated regularly. In the same way, legal notices can be modified at any time: they are nevertheless imposed on the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to read them.

Use of AUTOSMART Brand

You may not use any product image, corporate title, designation, service mark, trademark or any other trading name or style of Autosmart International Limited (“AUTOSMART Brand”) without having first obtained our consent in writing. We may withdraw any consent or approval referred to in this clause at any time by notifying you of such withdrawal.

PART C: PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

Our Privacy and Cookie Policy explains what personal information we collect about you when you use the Website. Please note that when you agree to these Website Terms you shall be deemed also to have read, understood and agreed to our Privacy and Cookie Policy in its entirety.

Data Protection

Autosmart International Limited is a registered data user under the Data Protection Act. We never make your personal details available to other companies for marketing purposes other than for the marketing of Autosmart International Limited branded products and services. We (and our representatives) may hold your personal details in order to process your order and/or maintain your account.

Autosmart International Limited Group (and our representatives who supply Autosmart International Limited branded goods and services) may also use your details to send you further information on Autosmart International Limited branded products and services, to keep you up-to-date on goods, services, new collections and promotional offers you may be interested in or for research purposes. If you prefer not to receive such information or be a part of such research, please write to: Autosmart International Limited, Please include your name, address and postcode along with any Autosmart International Limited, Lynn Lane, Shenstone, Lichfield, WS14 0DH, account number or correspondence reference you may have.

Business Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Autosmart International uses and protects any information that you give [business name] when you use this website.

Autosmart International is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, and then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Autosmart International 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 November 2016.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • email address
  • postcode or county

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • To ensure you receive the right information regarding your closest available franchise
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

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.

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 web page 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.

Here are our current cookies;

  • COOKIE name
  • COOKIE Description
  • CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
  • CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
  • CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
  • CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
  • CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment IDEXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
  • FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
  • LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
  • LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
  • NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
  • POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
  • POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
  • STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
  • STORE The store view or language you have selected.
  • USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
  • VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.

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.

The navigation on the site www.autosmart.co.uk is likely to cause the installation of cookie (s) on the computer of the user. A cookie is a small file that does not allow user identification but records information about a computer's browsing on a site. The data thus obtained are intended to facilitate further navigation on the site, and are also intended to permit various measures of attendance.

Failure to install a cookie may result in the inability to access certain services.

The user can however configure his computer as follows, to refuse the installation of cookies:

Under Internet Explorer: tool tab (cogwheel pictogram on top right) / internet options. Click Confidentiality and choose Block All Cookies. Confirm with OK.

Under Firefox: At the top of the browser window, click the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click the Privacy tab. Set the retention rules to: use the custom settings for the history. Finally, uncheck it to disable cookies.

Under Safari: Click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolized by a cog). Select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings. In the "Privacy" section, click Content Settings. In the "Cookies" section, you can block cookies.

Under Chrome: Click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolized by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings. In the "Confidentiality" section, click Preferences. In the "Privacy" tab, you can block cookies

 Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Third party sites

This Website contains links to other websites operated by third parties. Please note that this privacy policy applies only to the personal data that we collect through this Website and we cannot be responsible for personal data that third parties may collect, store and use through their website. You should exercise caution and always read the privacy policy of each website you visit carefully.