This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page.
If you have any questions about this policy, please email GDPR@acfcars.co.uk or write to: Rix Motor Company Limited, Hawleys Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8JP.
Rix Motor Company Limited is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office, registration number Z2715504.
Rix Motor Company Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 656238) and uses the following regulated trading names; Accept Car Finance and Car Finance 4U.
We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on our websites.
We also collect information to better understand how visitors use our websites and to present timely, relevant information to them.
What data we gather
We may collect the following information:
- Your full name
- Your telephone number
- Your date of birth
- Your marital status
- Your email address
- Your address, including length of time at the address and whether you own, rent or live with parents
- Whether you have a full or provisional driving licence
- Your monthly finance budget
How we use this data
Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking for from the company, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.
Specifically, we may use your data:
- To conduct a "soft" credit search upon you to assess your eligibility and suitability for finance
- To obtain an offer of finance for you;
- For our own internal records;
- To improve the products and services we provide;
- To contact you in response to a specific enquiry;
- To customise the website for you;
- To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you;
- To put you in contact with third party companies who supply products and services which we think you may be interested in;
- To contact you via email, telephone or mail for market research reasons
Information is shared with credit agencies, such as The transunion information group. For more information click privacy notice
Transferring your data outside of the EEA
Your data will never be transferred outside of the European Economic Area by Rix Motor Company Limited.
How long will we hold your data for?
We will hold your data for a period relevant to your course of dealings with us but, in any event no longer than a period of 6 years, after which it will be securely destroyed.
Our websites may offer you the opportunity to share or follow information about us (or the website or our services) using third party social networking functionality (such as through "share this", "like" or "follow" buttons or by direct links to our social media pages).
We offer this option for marketing purposes in order to generate interest in our company, our websites and our services among the members of your social networks, and to permit you to share opinions and recommendations about us with your friends. However, you should be aware that sharing personal or non-personal information with a social network may result in that information being collected by the social network provider and/or result in that information being made publicly-available, including through Internet search engines.
Obtaining copies of your information
You have the right of access to your personal data. Rix Motor Company Limited will not charge you for making this request and we will provide the information to you within 30 days of receiving the request.
If anything is inaccurate or incorrect, please let us know and we will correct it. For further details on how to request a copy of your information, please write to:
Rix Motor Company Limited
In general, you can visit our websites without identifying who you are or revealing any information about yourself. However, cookies are used to store small amounts of information on your computer, which allows certain information from your web browser to be collected. Cookies are widely used on the internet and do not identify the individual using the computer, just the computer being used. Cookies and other similar technology make it easier for you to log on to and use our websites during future visits.
Controlling information about you
When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to:
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post.
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from our third-party partners by email, telephone, text message or post.
We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.
Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with General Data Protection Regulation.
Withdrawing Your Consent
If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:
- Send an email to: GDPR@acfcars.co.uk
- Write to us at: Rix Motor Company Limited, Hawleys Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8JP
If you would like the company to remove your data entirely from our records please let us know by contacting us using one of the methods above. As long as your data is not pertinent to the completion of a contract or required for any legal reason it will be removed.
Please be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not always completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the complete security of your data transmitted to us electronically; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to restrict unauthorised access.
We will always hold your information securely.
To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards.
We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Links from our site
Our website may contain links to other websites.
Please note that we have no control of websites outside of the https://www.rixmotorcompany.co.uk and https://accept-car-finance.co.uk domains. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy.
Always be wary when submitting data to any website. Read the site's data protection and privacy policies fully.