ALX Group Terms and Conditions

By using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and you are deemed to have read and understood these terms and conditions of use and you are bound by these terms and conditions each time you access this website.

Copyright
All rights reserved. No part of this website may be copied or reproduced in any form without the express written permission of the copyright holder. All intellectual and proprietary rights relating to this website remain the property of ALX Group. ALX Group is a registered trademark. 

You may not create any hyperlink or other similar form of connection to this website without the express written permission of ALX Group and the use of this website within in any other website by the use of framing or otherwise is strictly prohibited.

Disclaimer
Whilst ALX Group makes every effort to ensure that the information contained in this website is accurate and current, we give no warranty or undertaking as to the quality, or freedom from error, of the contents of this website. The access or use by you of the contents of this website is entirely at your own risk. ALX Group does not make any representation or warranty and expressly disclaims any and all such warranties and terms in respect of any products, services, information or materials. Depending upon the specification, purchasing a new vehicle may involve a time delay between ordering the vehicle and taking delivery.

The development of ALX Group products and services is continuous and published information may not be up to date. It is important to check the current position with ALX Group. ALX Group may at any time and from time to time without prior notice to you discontinue the website either permanently or temporarily or change any of these terms and conditions without affecting any accrued rights or liabilities.

ALX Group shall not be liable for any claims or losses of any nature, arising indirectly or directly from use of the data or material on this site, unauthorised access to this site, the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the contents of the website or otherwise howsoever arising (except liability for personal injury or death arising from negligence or to the extent required by law). You agree to indemnify ALX Group for any loss or damage suffered by ALX Group arising out of your use of this website and/or your breach of the terms and conditions of use.

Prices and vehicle details including mileage may differ from that shown. As the vehicles shown are used vehicles the specification may not be as standard. Additional mileage may be incurred due to use of vehicles for demonstration purposes. Offers, prices and vehicle details may be subject to change. Please ensure that a vehicle has any specific feature that is important to you prior to purchase. Colleagues at our dealership will be happy to assist you.

Data Privacy Notice
Maintaining the security of your data and ensuring that you are in control of how your data is handled is a priority at Evans Halshaw. We are dedicated to ensuring that we are transparent about the data that we collect about you, how we use it and the conditions whereby we may disclose your data to others. We will ensure that your data is kept secure and that you are aware of the steps we have taken to ensure the security of your private information.

Credit Intermediary/Broker Status Disclosure
We can introduce you to a limited number of lenders to provide funding for your vehicle.  They may incentivise us for introducing you to them.

Corporate Information
Trading Companies and Full Trading Names of ALX Group available here

Registered Office
Brickyard Road, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. YO51 9NS

ALX Group Privacy Notice

ALX Group is a trading name of Pendragon PLC and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “ALX Group”, “ALX Group Car Store” “we” or “us” in this notice).

Overview

 

Maintaining the security of your data and ensuring that you are in control of how your data is handled is a priority at ALX Group. We are dedicated to ensuring that we are transparent about the data that we collect about you, how we use it and the conditions whereby we may disclose your data to others. We will ensure that your data is kept secure and that you are aware of the steps we have taken to ensure the security of your private information.

 

ALX Group takes the security of your data very seriously and strictly adheres to guidelines published in the United Kingdom Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 which is applicable from 25th May 2018. Any questions relating to this notice and our privacy practices should be sent to enquiries@alxgroup.co.uk

 

In addition to our Data Protection & Privacy, Information and Cyber Security Policy this notice applies whether you visit our dealership or our website, and aims to provide you with information about:

 

Personal data we collect

How we may use your personal data

Your legal rights relating to your personal data 

Personal data we collect

 

We will only collect relevant data to enable us to carry out the service you have requested or accessed, below we have set out in more detail about the personal data we collect and why we collect it. We review our retention periods regularly and will only hold your data for as long as it is necessary for the original purpose it was collected for, as required by law or as set out in any relevant contract we have with you.

 

If you do not visit our dealership for more than 26 months, your details will be deleted for marketing purposes but may be retained for Contractual Obligation had you purchased your vehicle from us within the last 7 years.

 

Vehicle Search

When you search for a new or used vehicle on our website we may store information on the vehicles you searched for and viewed in a cookie so that we can provide personalised content, and suggest other vehicles you may also be interested in.

 

Online Enquiry

If you enquire about one of our vehicles we require your name, email address and contact telephone number to able us to respond to your enquiry. We also request your postcode to enable us to send your enquiry to your nearest ALX Group dealership. We will continue to discuss your enquiry with you for up to 6 months after your initial enquiry or if applicable, the new vehicle you enquired about becomes available (whichever is greater).

 

Test Drive or Courtesy Car

If you book a test drive or take a courtesy car from our service department we require a copy of your driving licence, we will store a copy of this in case of any speeding, parking or other motoring offence that may occur.

 

Sell Your Vehicle

If you request a valuation for your current vehicle we require your vehicle details including registration number, mileage, plus your name, email address and telephone number so that we can send you your indicative valuation. If you decided not to proceed with your valuation we will delete your details after 6 months of your valuation.

 

Vehicle Purchase

If you decide to purchase a vehicle from ALX Group, at the point of sale under a Contractual Obligation we will collect your full name, address, contact number, date of birth, driving licence details, payment details, details of the vehicle you are buying and, if applicable, details of the vehicle you will be using as a part exchange. Your details will not be used for marketing purposes unless you provide consent for us to do so. If you purchase a new vehicle we will be Contractually Obliged to send your details to the manufacturer for warranty, registration and recall purposes.

Vehicle Finance

 

If you require finance for your vehicle purchase, we will require additional information including marital and housing status, number of dependents, previous address, occupation, employer, business address and bank details, in addition we will also require proof of address (i.e. utility bill) and any other relevant information. With your permission this information will be passed to our selected finance partners. Your personal information will be stored within your deal file which will be stored for 7 years. At the end of your finance agreement we will contact you to discuss your end of finance arrangements and where applicable arrange the required arrangements to fulfil the contract – for example end of finance term vehicle return and appraisal.

In Dealership Visit

 

If you enter one of our competitions, we require your name, email address and telephone number so that we can contact the winner. Competitions are subject to terms and conditions.

Contact By Phone

 

Should you call one of our dealerships or should we contact you in response to an enquiry, your phone call may be recorded and will be retained for a maximum of 3 months. The recording will be used for quality and training purposes only.

 

How we may use your personal data

 

Where you have provided consent;

 

ALX Group uses your personal data for electronic marketing purposes and we may contact you to update you in accordance with your selected marketing preferences.

 

via email, text message, post or telephone with offers, services and other related products.

You have the right to opt out of receiving promotional communication at any time by;

 

Changing your marketing preference by selecting the ‘amend my preferences’ link located at the bottom of each of our emails.

Text STOP in response to a text message.

Contacting ALX Group via the contact details set out in this notice.

Where there is a legitimate interest;

 

We may use and process your personal information where it is necessary for us to pursue our Legitimate Interest as a business for the following purposes;

 

Automated Processing

When visiting our website, we may collect data directly from you as set out in this notice, as well as analysing your browsing and purchasing activity, both online and in dealership, along with your previous response to marketing communications. The results of this data (collected by Cookies) allow us to ensure that we contact you with information on products and offers that are relevant to you. To do so, we use automated profiling software.

 

ALX Group recommend that you accept cookies for the following reasons;

They enable us to customise elements of our websites for you to provide you with relevant content and offers based on your previous browsing history.

We are able to recognise how many users are accessing our website so that we can ensure we have enough capacity and that our pages load within an acceptable time for visitors.

It helps us to identify errors with the website and resolve them effectively.

They allow us to collect statistical, anonymous information about how our visitors browse our site so that we can improve customer experience.

It informs us which sections of our site are the most popular and how we can improve those that do not perform well.

Website Banner Marketing

 

If you visit our website, you may receive personalised banner advertisements whilst browsing other websites including but not limited to search engines and social networking. Any banner advertisement you will see will relate to products you have viewed whilst browsing our website on your computer or other devices.

 

These advertisements are provided by ALX Group using ‘Cookies’ placed on your computer or other device. You can remove or disable cookies at any time – see our cookies policy for more information.

 

Like many companies we also use a range of digital advertising technologies like pixels, ad tags and specific services offered by some sites such as Facebook Custom Audience Service. 

 

Social Media

You may receive advertising based on information about you that we have provided to the social media platform or because, at our request, the platform has identified you as having similar attributes to the individuals whose details it receives from us.

 

For the Prevention of fraud and other criminal activities

 

To undertake credit checks for finance

 

To correspond and communicate with you

 

To comply with a request from you in connection with the exercise of your rights

 

For example – where you have asked us not to contact you for marketing purposes, we will keep a record of this on our suppression list in order to be able to comply with your request.

 

For accuracy of data

 

In order to keep our data up to data and accurate improvements made be made to our database e.g. by consolidating records we hold about you.

 

General Administration

 

We may need to process your data to manage your queries, complaints, or claims and may result in us contacting you by the contact details you have previously provided.

 

 

Where required to perform a Contract with you;

We may use and process your personal data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or in order to take steps at your request before entering into a contract with you including for the following purposes;

 

To exchange information for warranty/ aftersales to the relevant manufacturer of your vehicle.

The purchase of a vehicle

 

Where it is in your Vital Interest;

We may use your personal information to contact you if there are urgent safety or product recall notices to communicate to you or where we otherwise reasonably believe that the processing of your personal information may prevent or reduce any potential harm to you.

 

Where required to comply with our Legal Obligation;

We will use your personal data to comply with our Legal Obligation including: (i) to assist HMRC, the Police, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) or any other public authority or criminal investigation body; (ii) to identify you when you contact is; and (iii) to verify the accuracy of data that we hold about you.

 

Cookies

We use cookies to enhance the experience for visitors to our website. Cookies are small files which help us to track and identify visitor preferences which enable us to deliver relevant content and help visitors navigate the website.

 

The cookies that we use do not store any confidential information about you. You may wish to disable these cookies however disabling these cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of alxgroup.co.uk website efficiently. The following are the third-party cookies we use on alxgroup.co.uk

How to disable cookies

You may wish to disable these cookies however disabling these cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of alxgroup.co.uk website efficiently. However if you wish to learn more about the cookie settings for your browser, please select the links below:

 

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Chrome

Safari

iOS

To learn more on how Google & Facebook cookies work on websites, please visit:

 

Google analytics

DoubleClick

Facebook pixel

Cookie Choices

Collection of general data and information

 

Our website collects a series of general data. This general data and information is stored in the server log files. General data includes (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

 

When using general data and information, we do not draw any conclusions about visitors. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimise the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, we only analyse anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by individuals.

Sharing Data with third parties

 

In order to make certain services available to you, we may disclose your personal information to third parties. We will only disclose the minimum amount of personal data in order to provide the service. We have data sharing agreements in place with each of our third-party suppliers and have completed the necessary security checks to ensure that your data is kept safe once it is passed to them. Our third-party suppliers only have the rights to use your data for the purpose of fulfilling the service required of them, they do not have marketing rights over your data, unless you have specifically expressed third party consent. Your data will be shared with third parties under the following circumstances;

 

If your enquiry leads to the purchase of a new vehicle your information will be shared with the relevant manufacturer for warranty, registration and safety recall purposes. We will ask for your consent to pass your information to the manufacturer for marketing purposes. We recommend that you read the manufacturers privacy policy to see how they will use your data.

If your enquiry leads to the purchase of a vehicle with a finance agreement, we will disclose your information to our selected finance partners. If you are accepted for finance, the finance company with become the data controller for your information and we recommend that you read their privacy policy to see how they will use your data.

If we provide you with a Service Plan/ Service Bundle quote we will disclose your information to our Service Plan partner, EMAC. If you decide to purchase a Service Plan/ Service Bundle from us EMAC will act as a Data Processor on our behalf. If you decide not to proceed with your Service Plan / Service Bundle quote your details will be deleted from EMAC within 4 weeks.

To ensure that the data we hold remains up to date our databases we regularly cleanse our database via Experian. If we are notified that you are no longer the registered owner of the vehicle we once attributed to you, the vehicle will be detached from your records.

Marketing

 

When you provide us with your personal data we may ask you to set your marketing preferences with us so that you can choose (if any) the information you’d like to hear more about as set out in the ‘When Consent is required’ section. This may be done by;

 

Registering for offers via our website; or

Visiting one of our dealerships / contacting us via telephone

If you opt-in to receive marketing from manufacturers, we recommend that you read their privacy policy to see how they will use your data and how to alter your marketing preferences with them should you wish to in the future.

 

From time to time, we may ask you to refresh your marketing preferences by asking you to confirm that you consent to continue receiving marketing information from us.

 

Your Rights

You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information under data protection law. In relation to certain rights, we may ask you for your information to confirm your identity and, where applicable, to help us search for your personal information. Except in rare cases, we will respond to you within 30 days after we have received this information or, where no such information is required, after we have received your request.

 

Accessing your personal information

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you by emailing or writing to us at the end of this notice. This will be provided in a readable format (CSV) free of charge. We may not provide you with a copy of your information if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.

Correcting and updating your personal information

 

The accuracy of your information is important to us and we are working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change your name or address/email address, or you discover that any of the other information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please let us know by contacting us via the details at the end of this notice.

 

Withdrawing your consent

Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information, as set out under ‘How we use your personal data’ section, you may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us using the details at the end of this notice. If you would like to withdraw your consent to receiving any direct marketing to which you previously opted-in, you can also do this by selecting the ‘amend my preferences’ link located at the bottom of our emails. If you withdraw your consent, our use of your personal information before you withdraw is still lawful.

Objecting to our use of automated processing

 

You may contest to a decision made about you based on automated processing by contacting us on the details at the end of this notice.

Erasing your personal information or restricting its processing

 

In certain circumstances, you may ask for your personal data to be removed from our systems by emailing or writing to us at the address at the end of this notice. Unless there is a reason that the law allows us to use your personal information for longer, we will make reasonable efforts to comply with your request.

 

You may also ask us to restrict processing your personal data in the following situations;

 

Where you believe it is unlawful for us to do so.

You have objected to its use and our investigation is pending or you require us to keep it in connection with legal proceedings.

In these situations, we may only process your personal information whilst its processing is restricted if we have your consent or are legally permitted to do so, for example for storage purposes, to protect the rights of another individual or company in connection with legal proceedings.

 

Transferring your personal information;

Where we rely on your consent as the legal basis for processing your personal information or need to process it in connection with your contract, as set out under section ‘How we use your personal data’ you may ask us to provide you with a copy of that information in a structured data file. We will provide this to you electronically in a CSV file.

 

We may not provide you / transfer you a copy of your data if this concerns other individuals or we have another lawful reason to withhold that information.

 

Complaining to the UK data protection regulator;

You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Officer (ICO) if you are concerned about the way we have processed your personal information. Please visit the ICO website for further details.

 

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy notice or information we hold about you:

By email: enquiries@alxgroup.co.uk

Or write to us at: Data Protection Officer, ALX Group Brickyard Road, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. YO51 9NS.

Changes to your Privacy Notice & Cookies Policy

Any changes we make to our Data Protection & Privacy, Information and Cyber Security Policy or Privacy Notice in the future will be published on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

 

This notice was last updated: 11 Feb 2021

E: enquiries@alxgroup.co.uk.    T: 01423 740889     YO51 9NS