Privacy Policy

Review of this Policy

We keep this policy under regular review and have last updated it in October 2018.

Who we are

Charge Automotive is a British company based in London. Our team has extensive experience in developing high-performance vehicles ranging from racing series to touring cars. Our engineers contributed to various projects for Williams F1, McLaren Automotive, Jaguar Landrover and the new electric London Taxi. And of course we are passionate about eternal classics.

In this policy “Charge Automotive”, “we”, “us” means Charge Automotive Ltd registered at London, England, W14 8TS.

We are a “data controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use your personal information. Under data protection laws, we are required to notify you of the information contained in this privacy policy.

Regarding privacy concerns and questions, you can reach us directly via email: [email protected]

What type of information we collect from you

The personal information we collect, store and use might include

  • Email
  • First and last name
  • Social network profile (Instagram & Facebook)
  • Phone number
  • Country
  • Bank card information (cardholder name, expiry date, CVV)

Data protection laws recognise certain categories of personal information as sensitive and therefore requiring greater protection, including but not limited to information about your health, ethnicity and religion. We do not collect sensitive data about you.

How we collect information

We typically collect personal information through web forms or email requests.

How and why we use your information

We may use your information for the following purposes:

  • Provide you with exclusive invitations to our special events
  • Provide you with exclusive personalised offers
  • Provide you with news about Charge Automotive

For how long we keep your information

We keep your information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes it was collected for. We will store your personal data for 365 days after its collection. Banking card information is not stored anywhere after processing.

When we are entering a contract with you we will store your personal data for the time necessary to execute the contract and comply with regional regulations.

Who has access to your information

We do not sell or rent your information to third parties. We do not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

However, we may disclose your information to third parties (service providers) in order to achieve the purposes set out in this policy.

Data protection principles

Data protection laws require us to rely on one or more lawful grounds to process your personal information. We consider the following grounds to be relevant:

  • Specific Consent
    Where you have provided specific consent to our using your personal information in a certain way, e.g., to send you marketing emails.
  • Performance of a contract
    Where we are entering into a contract with you or performing our obligations under it, e.g., when you book a premium test drive or buy a car from us.

Your rights as a data subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • Right of access — you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification — you have the right to correct the data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten — in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • Right of portability — you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object — you have the right to object to certain types of processing, such as direct marketing.

To execute your rights as a data subject and to protect the rights of other data subjects, we may need to request your identification. We accept the following forms of identification when requesting your personal data: passport, driving licence, birth certificate or any other official government-issued document.

If you want to exercise any of the above rights — please email us at [email protected]

Data Security

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees and third parties who have a business need to know it within the purposes specified above.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breaches and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Transferring your information outside Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA. You should be aware that these countries may not have data protection laws similar to the UK’s. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services.

We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your info is only accessible by appropriately trained staff, volunteers and contractors.