“Cookies” means a small text file placed on your computer by “Taxi Rent” when you visit certain parts of our Web Sites including “https://taxirent.co.uk”. This allows us to identify recurring visitors and to analyse their browsing habits within the Web Site.
“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the Web Site. This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems
Responsible/appointed Data Protection Officer
The following individual is responsible on behalf of Taxi Rent for all matters relating to the General Data protection regulation and for the security of your personal information.
If you require any further information, feel free to contact us.
Who we are
We are specialise in the provision of Taxi plated vehicle rental service to Cambridge City council/ South Cambridge District Council and Huntington District Council.
Our services in detail include,
- Private hire drivers
- Plated vehicle rental
- RTA claims management & credit hire (Coming soon).
- Motor insurance products range – Before the event insurance, after the event insurance & guaranteed hire services, breakdown cover (Coming soon).
What is a privacy notice?
Taxi Rent recognises and value the importance of protecting personal and confidential information in all that we do and takes care to meet its legal and regulatory duties. This policy is one of the ways in which we can demonstrate our commitment to our values in being transparent and open.
Who are we governed by?
The guidelines of which Taxi Rent and its board and employees follow are set out and governed by,
Freedom Of Information ACT 2000
General Data Protection Regulations – www.ico.org.uk
What and why we collect information
We may ask for or hold personal information about you which will be used to support delivery of our products and services to you and also to ensure that the appropriate high level of service is adhered to.
The information collected may include,Name
Date of birth
Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers
Demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests
Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
IP address (automatically collected)
Web browser type and version (automatically collected)
Operating system (automatically collected)
A list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected) and
Taxi Rent will not send information or market products to you that is not relevant to the service of which you have expressed an interest in, unless you have otherwise requested that we do so at any prior stage.
Where is your data stored
Your personal data is retained in secure electronic and paper records and access is restricted to users of our digital customer management system which is securely password protected.
Our use of data
Any personal data that you submit via any digital route such as social media or our website or provide to Taxi Rent and its associated group of companies will be retained for as long as you use its services and any data submitted via any other form of communication may be retained for a longer period.
Taxi Rent and its associated group of companies will NOT sell your details to any third parties however we may have to share your details with relevant third parties in order to progress any matters on your behalf,
Where the product or service of which you have presented an interest in is as follows, please see all relevant third parties of which we may have to share your details,
Plated vehicle rental – The supplier and funder/finance provider of your vehicle.
RTA claims management & credit hire – Any mutual or third-party insurance broker/underwriter, solicitor firm, engineer, vehicle recovery service, repairing garage, hire company or other claims management company.
Motor insurance products range – Any mutual or third-party insurance broker/underwriter of the policy.
Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 4, your Data will not be disclosed to other third parties.
All of your personal data is stored securely and in accordance with the principals of the General Data Protection regulations.
Breaches of Confidentiality
The Organisation recognises that occasions may arise where individual workers feel they need to breach confidentiality. Confidential or sensitive information relating to an individual may be divulged where there is risk of danger to the individual, or the public at large, or where it is against the law to withhold it. In these circumstances, information may be divulged to external agencies e.g. police or social services on a need to know basis.
Taxi Rent will monitor this policy to ensure it meets statutory and legal requirements including the General Data Protection Regulations. Annual training on the policy will include this aspect.
Third Party Payment Systems
Taxi Rent may from time to time employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment handling, delivery of products or services, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing.
Changes of business ownership
Taxi rent may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.
If any Data submitted by Users will be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
Controlling access to your data
Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:
use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and
sharing Data with third parties.
Your right to withhold information
You may access certain areas of our Web Site without providing any Data at all. However, to use all Services and Systems available on the Web Site you may be required to submit Account information or other Data.
You may also request to withhold information from the business providing there is no existing legitimate interest, however in doing so this may mean that we are not able to provide the full services required to you.
Taxi Rent may set and access Cookies on your computer. First-party Cookies that may be placed on your computer are detailed in Schedule 1 and third-party Cookies that may be placed on your computer.
Certain features of the Web Site depend upon Cookies to function and are deemed, within the law, to be strictly necessary. These Cookies are detailed in Schedule 1A. You will not be asked for your consent to place these Cookies however you may still disable cookies via your web browser’s settings.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser. By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Site.
You may delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.
The Web Site uses the third-party Cookies detailed in Schedule 2 for the purposes described therein. These Cookies are not integral to the services provided by the Web Site to you and may be blocked at your choosing via your internet browser’s privacy settings or via your response to the request for consent.
It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your browser if you are unsure as to how to adjust your privacy settings.
Security of your data
Data security is of great importance to Taxi Rent and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online.
Access to your own data
You may request from Taxi Rent at any stage access to your own data, requesting to know what data the group of businesses holds about you, you may also request and are well within your rights at any stage that Taxi Rent amend or remove any personal data held about you by writing to the following address,