Privacy Policy

Your legal rights

Paul’s Automatic Driving School may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with a summons or when your actions are deemed criminal or in violation of our Terms of Service. Apart from this, your data is not shared. It is your legal right to ask to see your data or to request a copy.  This is very easily done if you are a pupil as it can be shown to you at any time during one of your driving lessons.  If you are a previous pupil you can send an email to us to request the information and it will be provided to you.

Data Collected

The driving school collect the following data.

  • Your first name and last name
  • Your date of birth
  • Your full address and postcode
  • Your driving licence number
  • Your phone number
  • Your email address
  • Your learning progress
  • Driving test information
  • Payments and payment methods
  • Appointments and lessons taken

 

Sending a message through the online forms

When you fill in any of the online web-forms on the driving school’s website you will need to provide your name, address, phone number and email, this is used so that you can be contacted and your enquiry can be processed.  This information is not stored or used for any other purposes.  Your details maybe kept for a period of time if you have requested to join the waiting list etc.

Terminating your driving tuition

When you have completed your driving lessons by passing your driving test or if you wish to cancel your lessons with Paul’s Automatic Driving School then most of the data that has been collected can be deleted.  Please make sure you inform us if you wish to change instructors or cancel your tuition before passing the driving test so that this data can be deleted to enable compliance with our privacy policy.

Data Sharing

Paul’s Automatic Driving School may disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as to comply with a summons or when your actions are deemed criminal or in violation of our Terms of Service. Apart from this, your data is not shared.

How your data is stored

The driving school is referred to as ‘data collection’ and the driving school is registered as a ‘data collector’.  The data that is collected is stored securely within the ‘our app provider’ software.  ‘The app provider’ is then responsible for the driving school’s behalf for the security of the data that has been collected.  If you are interested to know how your data is being stored and the security they have in place please ask for details on how to contact them directly.

 

Data that cannot be deleted

Please note that some data cannot be deleted for legal reasons.  ‘Your full name’ cannot be deleted as this will be needed for the driving school’s financial records and to provide evidence of the driving school earnings to the tax office.  But all other data that has been collected can be completely and permanently deleted.

Dashcam recordings

The tuition car is fitted with dashcams to record what is happening outside of the vehicle, it does not record any sound.  This is used as evidence in the case of any accidents or incidents.  It is not shared on any social media or other public or private platforms. Paul’s Automatic Driving School may disclose this as evidence under special circumstances, such as to comply with a summons or when a person’s actions are deemed criminal or in violation of the law.

Website

Information on the website has been used with permission.  This includes testimonials, photographs and references made to named students passed and present.  Students have the right to opt-out of having their photographs displayed on the website at any time.

Cookies on this site

This site uses cookies in the normal functioning of the website.  We have not added any cookies to gather data.  This website is powered by WordPress and has various plugins added to make the website function.  Some of these from time to time use cookies.  The payments section on this site is powered by Total Drive and Stripe Pay who use cookies to help process payments and for security.

Please also see the terms and conditions page, and complaints policy section or get in touch.

For more information please contact me.

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