|Private Car Services (hereafter
referred to as ‘PCS’) is committed to protecting your privacy
and ensuring you have a positive experience with our company. This
policy outlines our personal information handling practices for both
online and offline data. If you give us personal information, we will
treat it according to this policy.
ensure you understand PCS’ privacy practices.
Collection of your personal information
When PCS collects
any personal information on, we will express our need for the personal
data at the point of collection. Some of the reasons why we collect
your personal information include:
- participation in surveys
- collaboration efforts
- registration to newsletters subscriptions
- provide users with a more
personalised and meaningful experience on the PCS website
Uses of your personal information:
We will only use your personal information in the way we specified
when it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way your
personal information is used without your consent. Some of the ways
we may use your personal information include:
- to provide the ability to create personal profile areas and view
- to provide the ability to contact you, and provide
you with billing information
- to provide customer feedback and support
- to provide competitions
or other marketing promotional activities on the PCS website
conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better products
and services to our customers. Your completion of any questionnaires
- to understand more about you, so we can personalise
newsletters and our website to your preferences. For example, allow
you the opportunity to request specific information on products
and services that may be of interest
- to meet contract obligations
Accessing and updating your personal information
We need your help in keeping the personal information you have shared
with us accurate and up-to-date. Please notify us of any changes
to your personal information.
You may unsubscribe from PCS’ newsletters by sending an email,
including your name and address and the title of the marketing material
you wish to unsubscribe from to firstname.lastname@example.org
Non-personal information collection
In some instances, PCS may collect non-personal (aggregate or demographic)
data through cookies, web logs, and web beacons. This information
is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance
and effectiveness of the PCS website.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for
marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.
We may share your personal information within PCS or any of our worldwide
subsidiaries for purposes of data processing or storage.
We may also share your personal information with authorised third-party
agents or sub-contractors in order to provide a requested service or
transaction. For example, if you book more cars than we have available,
we must share your name and address with another chauffeur company.
We only provide third-party agents with the minimum amount of personal
information necessary to complete the requested service or transaction.
We may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes by disclosing
your personal information and other related information, if necessary.
We also may choose to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend
against legal claims.
We may collect and possibly share personal information
and any other additional information available to us in order to
investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities,
suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical
otherwise required by law.
We may customise websites or newsletters for certain users based on
the information they previously provided or that was collected through
PCS website in order to enhance the overall experience.
Security of your personal information
PCS is committed to protecting the personal information you share with
us. We utilise a combination of security technologies, procedures,
and organizational measures to help protect your personal information
from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
When we transfer sensitive personal data (for example, credit card
information) over the Internet, we protect it using Secure Sockets
Layer (SSL) encryption technology.
While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure
the security of the information you transmit.
We recommend you to take every precaution in protecting your personal
information when you are on the Internet. For example, change your
passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating
passwords, and make sure you use a secure browser.
The PCS website may utilize cookies, although you can still access
most of them even if you choose to disable cookies in your browser.
The website will not allow you to complete certain activities if
cookies are disabled. For example, our online booking form uses session
cookies and persistent cookies to process transactions. If you do
not accept cookies, the associated shopping basket will not work
and you will not be able to place a booking.
We use multiple third parties to monitor web traffic,
statistics, advertisement 'click-through', and other activities on
web log files, web beacons, and other monitoring technologies to compile
anonymous aggregate statistics on PCS’ website visitors.
We also include web beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail newsletters in
order to count how many newsletters (or particular articles, links,
etc.) are being accessed.
Current versions of web browsers offer enhanced
user controls regarding the placement and duration of both first
and third party cookies. Search for "cookies" under your
web browser's Help menu for more information on cookie management
features available to you.
PCS will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary
to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required
by applicable laws or regulations.
Our website may provide links to other third-party websites which are
outside our control and not covered by this policy. We encourage
you to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) sites.
Questions or Comments?
Please email us at email@example.com.
Last update: 25th April 2006