Privacy and Cookies Policy

In the interest of protecting your personal privacy, we (Windsor Motor Group) have prepared this privacy policy outlining the type of information collected by us on www.windsor.ie (“the Website”) and the way in which this information is used. Please read the details of this privacy policy before you proceed to disclose any of your personal details. By using the Website you accept the terms of this privacy policy as posted in this area of the Website.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

Each time a user visits the Website two general levels of information about that particular visit can be retained. The first level is statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate and non-individual basis of all users who visit the Website. The second is Personal Information, as defined below.

If you do not agree with any term of this privacy policy, please do not provide any Personal Information on the Website. If you choose not to provide Personal Information you may be prevented from doing certain things like accessing particular areas of the Website.

1. Personal Information

The Personal Information which may be collected from users of the Website includes your name, postal address, telephone number, mobile number and your email address. By providing this Personal Information you thereby authorise us to use your Personal Information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy. You have the right to access the Personal Information retained by us and to request to view the details retained or request erasure, rectification or amendment of your details at any time by contacting us at the contact information detailed below.

Collection and use of information

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you provide from filling in forms on our Website or entering competitions on our Website;
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfilment of your orders or requests;
  • Details of your visits to our Website and the resources that you access.

We may use the information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that the content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To provide you with the information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between us and you;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • To notify you about changes to our service;
  • For any other reason, to which you have consented.

We may also use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these, by post or telephone, or by electronic means, where you have consented to such contact.

We may disclose your personal information to permitted third parties (e.g. Distributors/partners) and they may contact you for the purposes to which you have consented.

We will also retain your personal information and contact you from time to time in relation to the safety issues, warranties or recalls in connection with any vehicle or spare parts which you purchase from us.

2. Cookies

This Website may use “cookies” for optimizing our services. Cookies do not generally contain personal information, unless you have provided this information on the Website.

What is a “cookie”?

cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie is sent back to the website by the browser to notify the website of the user's previous activity.

We use the following cookies:

a) Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example cookies that enable you to log into certain areas of our Website.

b) Analytic and Performance Cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example by ensuring the users are finding what they are looking for easily.

c) First Targeted Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links that you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website more relevant to your interest. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

d) Third Party Cookies

These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site. Third party advertising cookies may be used to anonymously target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to Windsor.ie and are controlled by the third-party companies.

The following are links to the main third party advertising, analytics, survey and commenting platforms we use, each of which provides instructions on how to disable cookies.

Google Ad Words: http://adwords.google.com/

Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/index.html

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com

If you would like to disable "third party" cookies generated by advertisers or providers of targeted advertising services, you can turn them off by going to the third party's website and getting them to generate a one-time "no thanks" cookie that will stop any further cookies being written to your machine. You can also visit the trade body representing these advertising bodies for more information on how to opt out of these cookies: http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp

What are they used for?

  • To gather Website tracking information. We track how many people have visited our Website and how often as well as if they are new or repeat visitors.
  • To track responses to our online advertising formats in relation to clicks.

By using this Website you are agreeing to the use of cookies as detailed above.

Enabling and disabling cookies and similar technologies

You have the choice whether to accept or decline cookies on websites you visit by changing the settings in your internet browser.

These settings will normally be found in the “options” or “preferences” section of your browser.

Please note that certain features and the full functionality of this Website will not be available once cookies are disabled.

3. Security of your Personal Information

We take reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information. Whist we do our best to protect your privacy, you should be aware that information transmitted over the internet is never guaranteed to be 100% secure. This is due to the nature of the internet itself and the manner in which it lends itself to hacking, harvesting of information as well as other cyber offences. We cannot therefore guarantee the privacy of your Personal Information and warn that it may be used in a manner inconsistent with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

4. Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time we may change the contents of this privacy policy. You should review this page intermittently for sight of any changes. Continued use of the Website after these changes have been made constitutes acceptance of any changes made.

5. Who to Contact

If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding the Website, or wish to access any information we have about you on file, please contact the Marketing department at the address below:

Marketing Department,
Windsor Motor Group,
Cedar House ,
Parkwest Road,
Parkwest Business Park,
Dublin 12
Email: info@windsor.ie