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Drive-Alive Holidays Ltd Privacy Statement

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Drive-Alive Holidays Ltd - Privacy Statement


If you sign up to our email newsletter you must also confirm your wish to receive these newsletters by verifying your email address. We will give you the chance to refuse email from us in the future via an unsubscribe link in every newsletter. If you unsubscribe all your details will be automatically deleted from our datbase. We do not send marketing emails to non-customer, personal email addresses ('spam').

The Drive-Alive website is a portal featuring information about all aspects of motoring in Europe and providing information about and booking links to the many companies involved in planning and booking a motoring trip in Europe. All bookings and payments are made to the company providing the service or product concerned. No bookings are made directly with Drive-Alive and no information is collected and held about you by Drive-Alive except your email address if you explicitly sign up for our newsletter and verfiy your email address.

All bookings are made directly with our ferry, hotel, self-catering, insurance and car hire partners, as well as any other products and services featured on the Drive-Alive websites. We advise you to check the privacy statements on their websites. However, we take great care to ensure that we only deal with partners whom we believe to be adhering to the strictest standards of security and privacy protection and which are in compliance with the reuirements of GDPR.

We remain committed to protecting your privacy. The only information we do collect about you is your email address for the purpose of sending our newsletter and which will only be collected lawfully and with your permission (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the provisions of GDPR).

  • We are fully compliant with the requirements of the GDPR
  • We abide by the best practice codes of the DMA's Direct Marketing Code of Practice and the British Code of Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing.
  • We will not sell or pass on your email address to any other organisation, and will only use it for the express purpose of sending our newsletter.
  • We will always include a link to unsubscribe from future email newsletters.
  • We ensure that you are the correct owner of the email address by requesting you to verify the address provided.

Any personal information you do supply by emailing us at our contact email address will have been provided by you voluntarily and will not be given or sold to any third party except for the express and sole purpose of responding to or resolving your olriginal query. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

Any information about you, including, if provided by you, your email address, will be held securely on our encrypted server. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law. This information is transmitted in an encrypted form using a 128 bit key, and is stored on a private secure server, inaccessible from the internet.

If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using "cookies" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information thus collected only identifies your computer, it tells us nothing about you personally. The information collected in this way can be used to identify your computer unless you modify your browser settings, although doing so will mean that not all website functions will be available to you.  More about Drive-Alive and cookies

If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should email us.

Our contact details:

Drive-Alive Holidays Ltd
2 Westbrook Court
Sharrow Vale Road
Sheffield S11 8YZ

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