Using the information you provide about yourself on this website
HWM will use your information to provide or manage the information, products or services you have asked for and to contact you in this respect, and may also use the information for general administration purposes, to help it improve the quality of its products and services and to carry out analysis and customer profiling.
Each HWM Group Company may share your information for any of these purposes with the other HWM Group Company and any of their service providers and agents who perform services on their behalf, such as data management firms. HWM may also pass your information to third parties if HWM has been asked to provide information for legal or regulatory purposes.
Informing you about HWM products and services
HWM may also use your information to contact you with news on cars and other products and services (provided by either HWM group company or their carefully selected business partners who provide HWM products or services) which may be of interest to you and occasionally for market research purposes.
Each HWM Group Company may also pass your information to the other HWM Group Company and any of their carefully chosen business partners who provide HWM with products or services for these purposes.
HWM, and these other parties, may contact you by post and phone and, if you give us your prior agreement to do so, by email, SMS and other electronic means.
As well as motor vehicles, the range of products offered by HWM or the selected business partners include:
- motor related products and services, including (amongst other things) vehicle finance, leasing and ancillary insurances, vehicle accessories, vehicle emergency service, vehicle warranties and motor insurance, and
- personal finance products, including (amongst other things) insurance.
You can opt out of receiving marketing communications by post or telephone by ticking the appropriate box when providing your information on this website. HWM will only send you marketing communications by email or other electronic means if you give us your agreement to do so (which you may give by providing your email address: please see the notice shown when you are invited to provide your email address).
You can also contact HWM at any time to opt out of marketing from HWM or, in the case of email marketing from HWM, you have the option to click on the unsubscribe link in our marketing emails. Please also contact HWM if you have previously asked not to receive marketing communications but would now like to hear from HWM with news about its vehicles and other products and services. Our contact details appear under "Contact Us" on this website.
HWM try to keep this website secure. However HWM ask you to recognise when providing your information to HWM through this website or when you send HWM or ask HWM to send you any of your confidential information by email, that the internet and email communications over the internet may not be secure. HWM cannot be responsible for any loss or unauthorised interception of information transmitted via the internet which is beyond our control.
A "cookie" is a piece of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
- to help HWM recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to this website and to allow HWM to tailor content of this website to match your preferred interests;
- to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow HWM to understand how users use this website and to help HWM improve the structure of this website. HWM cannot identify you personally in this way.
Two types of cookies may be used on this website : session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for longer ( how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
Some of our web pages may also contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow HWM to count users who have visited these pages. Web beacons collect only limited information which including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.
You can 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.
You can find Information on how to disable or enable cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org
Providing information to HWM
If you are under 16 please do not provide HWM with any personal information unless you have the permission of your parent or guardian to do so.
You are responsible for informing HWM of any change in your details, such as a change of address. You have a right to ask HWM to correct any inaccuracies in the information HWM hold about you.
You have a right to ask what information HWM hold about you. HWM will charge you a small fee for this (the statutory fee is currently £10).