The following policy statement explains how your personal information will be treated when you access the RoadDriver website. The policy may change, so please check this page periodically.
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Please refer to our Website (terms and conditions) for details on the basis on which you may use this site and the extent of our and your responsibility for such use.
Honesty and Privacy is an absolute necessity for the lawful operation of our web site including our reporting service. Your personal profile details are for our records only and will not be displayed on this site or elsewhere for the public to see. We undertake never to divulge your personal details to a third party unless we have been ordered to do so by a court of law or expressly instructed and authorised to do so by you.
All personal data is encrypted and is protected under the 1998 UK Data Protection Act.
WHAT IS "PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION"?
"Personally identifying information" is information that can be explicitly used to identify and/or contact you as an individual. This includes information such as: e-mail address, first and last name, home address, and postal code.
What data is being collected and how does Roaddriver use this information?
When you visit our site, RoadDriver does not capture or store any personally identifying information unless you have volunteered this information by becoming a RoadDriver member (free sticker) or by filing an Incident report or by purchasing one of our safety schemes.
Any personal information submitted to us may be used for the following purposes:
- To enable you to use the site without repeatedly having to enter passwords or logins.
- To provide information or services that you have requested.
- To help us manage our content to enhance your experience.
- To alert you to the latest road safety issues.
- To inform you of any new features.
Do we use 'Cookies'?
Yes - Cookies are a common Internet technology that assign a unique identification code, for example, (#12531) to your computer (text file) this tiny file is placed on your computers hard drive via a facility in your web browser such as Internet Explorer. The cookie stored on your computer is simply a numeric identifier that we use to identify you as you move around the site, thus enabling you to retrieve information you have already submitted to us. Cookies help us to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly and are used by most major websites. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
"Cookies are subject to a number of misconceptions, mostly based on the erroneous notion that they are computer programs that run on a user's computer. In fact, cookies are simple pieces of text that affect the operation of the web server, not the client, and do so in very specific ways. In particular, they are neither spyware nor viruses".