Data Protection and Privacy Statement
Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the members of HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions of how we may collect, disclose and use that information. This privacy statement explains what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it.
HITRANS, ZetTrans and Jambusters Ltd may collect and disclose data in accordance with this privacy statement and you expressly consent to any use or disclosure of your personal identification and other personal information in accordance with this privacy statement by HITRANS, ZetTrans and Jambusters Ltd.
Due to the existing legal and regulatory environment, neither HITRANS, ZetTrans nor Jambusters Ltd can ensure that your personally identifiable information or your private communications will not be disclosed to third parties. For example (and without limiting the foregoing), either HITRANS, ZetTrans or Jambusters Ltd may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, HITRANS, ZetTrans and Jambusters Ltd can (and you hereby authorise HITRANS, ZetTrans and Jambusters Ltd to) disclose registration data or any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as either HITRANS, ZetTrans or Jambusters Ltd, at their discretion, believes necessary or appropriate. Therefore, neither HITRANS, ZetTrans nor Jambusters Ltd promises, and you should not expect, that personally identifiable information or private communications will always remain private.
What we do with personal information
Neither HITRANS nor ZetTrans captures or stores any personal information about individuals who browse this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email or an online form to enquire or apply for any of our services.
Where you choose to complete any of our online forms the personal information you give us is used, by HITRANS, ZetTrans or a third party service provider who is contracted to us, to provide the service(s) you requested. HITRANS and ZetTrans will endeavour to safeguard your information and any disclosures of that information will be in accordance with our registration under the Data Protection Act 1998. Third party service providers contracted to HITRANS and ZetTrans will be required to conform to the same standards.
All personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The only personal data that will be viewed by other potential car sharers are your first name, gender, nominated daytime phone number and any comments included in the comments box. The HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share system administrator will have access to the personal details that you enter, but these will only be used for statistical analysis and administration duties. Jambusters Ltd will also have access to this information for administration purposes only, and the data will be treated confidentially. No personal information will be passed on to third parties.
Other than in respect of personal information, which will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (see above), if you provide information to us, you agree that we have unlimited rights to any such information which is outside the Data Protection Act 1998 and that we may use such information in any way we choose, within the organisation. Such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential. We are of course happy to review any comments you may have in relation to the site if you e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
HITRANS and ZetTrans are committed to abiding by the Data Protection Act 1998, as well as peoples' rights to confidentiality and respect for privacy. We treat your private information with respect. It is kept secure and only those staff who are entitled to see it, have access to it. We will do our best to keep information about you accurate and up to date. When we no longer have a need to keep information about you, we will dispose of it in a secure manner. If you would like to know more, including about how we look after your information, please contact: The Information Manager at HITRANS 01234 xxx xxxx
HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share offers members the ability to correct or change the information collected during registration process (see above). The instructions for doing this can be found by clicking on the My Details link on a registered member's home page. Members may change this information at any time and as often as necessary. Members may also resign themselves from Car Share at any time and delete their account by contacting email@example.com . Members who are experiencing problems or who have any questions can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Processing the data
We collect two types of information about members: data that members provide through optional, voluntary registration and statistical data that HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share gathers through tracking information derived mainly by counting page views and journeys registered throughout the HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share scheme. Such information enables us to improve functionality and adapt content to members' needs and to help us better understand the demographics of our members.
We currently collect member information by:
Optional Registration: HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share offers free, voluntary registration to individuals. By registering, users can enter their own travel preferences and journey details, look for suitable matches and reply to other members' journey requests; they can filter matches using additional criteria; and add and edit existing journey details. During registration the individual is required to supply information including their name, gender, an email address and telephone number. They may also be asked additional optional questions.
Usage Tracking: HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share tracks member traffic patterns via ifyoucareshare.co.uk. This information may be used to help personalise HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share or target promotions. HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share also breaks down overall usage statistics according to: (for example: member's domain name, browser type, etc., by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every member's browser).
Surveys: HITRANS and ZetTrans Car Share and Jambusters Ltd may conduct member surveys to better understand the needs of our members in order to improve our features. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic information in these surveys with our partners. We never share any information about specific individuals with any third party without that member's express consent.
Neither HITRANS nor ZetTrans captures or stores any personal information about individuals who browse this website, except where you voluntarily choose to give us your personal details via email, phone call or an online form to enquire or apply for any of our services. If during registration a member opts to be contacted by telephone then their telephone number will be viewable by other members of the scheme.