Privacy Policy

Autovista Group of 5th Floor Wellington House, 125-130 The Strand, London, United Kingdom, WC2R 0AP (“Autovista”) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how Autovista uses the information Autovista collects about you, how you can instruct Autovista if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures Autovista have in place to safeguard your privacy.

 

1. INFORMATION COLLECTED AND USE OF INFORMATION

You may browse the reports.autovistagroup.com website on an anonymous basis as no personal information (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, etc.) is collected unless you register on the web site. Autovista does however collect some basic technical information (including the IP address) and some of your non-identifiable information such as click sequences. Such data is used to produce analysis of your usage of the web site and general usage, new product offerings, and customise online promotional offers. Autovista does aggregate non-personal information relating to the use of this web site for statistical purposes but none of this information is made available to other users of the web site.

 

2. REGISTRATION, CONSENT AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

When you register on the site, either by placing an order or requesting marketing information, your personal data is collected and stored. Unless you have given your consent, the data will not be disclosed to any third party except as provided at paragraph 3 below or to the extent either allowed or required by law or where Autovista has identified abusive or non-compliant use of the web site. If you give Autovista and/or a third party your approval to use your personal data, this data will be handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. The data will become the property of Autovista and/or third parties.

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, or arrange for a delivery, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at the email address below.

If you choose to purchase any of the products and services offered on reports.autovistagroup.com you will be offered various options for payment which will involve passing your personal information to third parties in order to process the payment from you to Autovista. Such business partners are bound by a contract to ensure the proper handling of any personal data which is received.  

This payment process may also lead to a transfer of your personal information to the United States, for purposes of processing by Autovista's shop provider. By submitting your order, you consent to this transfer. 

Links: When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

 

3. SHOPIFY

Our store is hosted by Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement here. 

 

 4. INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THIRD PARTIES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located

Autovista may also send you other information about its products and services or pass your information to selected third parties for their marketing purposes unless and to the extent that you have indicated otherwise to Autovista either during your order process or by contacting us using the details below.

 

5. SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards

 

6. COOKIES

A cookie is a small file (or record in a file) which reports.autovistagroup.com can send to your browser which may then store it on its system. Cookies allow Autovista to understand who has seen which page and to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine more popular areas of its web site. The cookie will stay on your computer and will only be used should you enter the Autovista web site. Notwithstanding the above, you do not have to accept cookies and you should read the information that came with your web browser software to see how you can set up your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and to give you the opportunity to decide to accept or reject it. Our cookies will not transmit any information to us about you other than concerning the use of the Autovista web site. Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.

_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

Eloqua tracking technology used by our marketing emails
To personalise how Autovista communicates with you, we use Eloqua for various pages on our website and for the emails we send to you. On the relevant pages, Eloqua will employ the use of cookies and Javascript code for measuring usage and to access certain information. Eloqua will place a cookie on your device during your first visit to an Autovista website. We may use the Eloqua cookie and information from the Javascript code to allow us to analyse your use of our website and our communications, so  we can understand your interests and determine how to improve the communications we send to you.
Although this cookie does not contain any personal information about you, if you choose to register for a service, white paper or newsletter, then we will link your personal information to the browsing information associated with the Eloqua cookie on your device.

To opt-out of web monitoring specific to these websites, please email your request to insights@autovistagroup.com

 
7. HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES

You can disable and/or delete all types of cookies by using your browser settings. Cookies are generally easy to disable and/or delete but how you do so varies from browser to browser. The "help" function within your browser should tell you how to do it. The best way may be to close your browser and then search for "cookie folder" or "cookie manager" or simply "cookie".

 

8. NEWS & INSIGHTS UPDATES

If you have registered to receive news & insights updates, you may from time to time receive further communications on and news of other services which may be available from Autovista. If you would prefer not to receive any such communications or updates, please send an email message back to Autovista at the address referred to below with the word “unsubscribe” in the header of your email message. Please also provide details of those email addresses to which further communications should not be sent.

 

9. UPDATING YOUR DETAILS

If any of the information that you have provided to Autovista changes, for example if you change your email address, or if you wish to cancel your details, please let Autovista know by sending an email to customers@autovistagroup.com

 

10. CHANGES

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

    If our business is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

     

    11. HOW TO CONTACT AUTOVISTA 

    Autovista welcome your views about its web site and its privacy policy. If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want to contact Autovista with any queries or comments, please send an email to customers@autovistagroup.com