UK Carline's Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

UK Carline Limited – Data Privacy Notice


This privacy statement explains how UK Carline Ltd collects, uses, and stores your personal information. 

If you have any queries or questions about this privacy statement or the use of your personal information, please contact us by email: ­­­­­­­­­­

You can also write to us at the following address:  

Compliance Manager
UK Carline Limited
Sunnybank House
Bilsborrow Lane


The privacy of our customers is very important to us. We hope that the way in which we gather and use your personal information addresses and respects any concerns you may have.

We will only use the personal information we gather:

  • In the normal course of our business to provide the products and services you have requested
  • To identify you when you contact us
  • To determine if we can offer you a better service or more relevant products
  • To send you email updates of service changes which are important to you or which we feel may be of interest to you
  • For credit assessment and to review the conduct of your account
  • For statistical analysis, including automated techniques (e.g. behaviour) and to monitor and analyse our business


Your Information and Rights

Under the Data Protection Act you have the right of access to your personal data. The Act allows us to charge a fee of £10 for this service. If anything is inaccurate or incorrect, please let us know and we will correct it.

You have the right at any time to ask us not to contact you or give your details to others. You may email us at - if you wish us to stop contacting you.

We may disclose your personal information:

  • To credit reference and fraud prevention agencies who may keep a record of any search and your personal information may be shared with and used by other financial institutions in assessing applications from you or members of your household
  • To any person to whom we transfer our rights or obligations under this agreement
  • If required or compelled to do so by law
  • To anyone we have appointed to help administer your agreement or to anyone to whom we transfer the agreement



Information regarding your personal data we hold

  1. You agree that we may use and update this centrally held information
    i. provide you with services.
    ii. To update our records about you.
  2. We may also use your information for research and statistical analysis with the aim of improving our services.
  3. The information we hold about you is confidential. We will only disclose it outside UK Carline Limited:
    i. When you have given us your consent
    ii. To obtain professional advice
    iii. We or others need to investigate or prevent crime (e.g. to fraud prevention agencies)
    iv. The law permits or requires it
    v. Any regulatory or governmental body requests or requires it, even without your consent
    vi. There is a duty to the public to reveal the information.


Use of cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies collect information about your use of the website, including things like your connection speed, details of your operating system, the time and duration of your visit and your IP address. Cookies are widely used on the internet and do not identify the individual using the computer, just the computer being used. Cookies and other similar technology make it easier for you to log on to and use our websites during future visits.

  1. The information collected by cookies enables us to understand the use of our site, including the number of visitors we have, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages etc. This in turn helps us to provide you with a better experience, since we can evaluate the level of interest in the content of our website and tailor it accordingly.
  2. We will not attempt to personally identify you from your IP address unless required to as a matter of law or regulation, or to protect our or our other customers’ rights. Most browsers automatically accept cookies.
  3. You can set your browser options so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. However, you may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you refuse cookies.


  1. We may monitor, record, store and use any telephone, email or other electronic communications with you for training purposes, so that we can check any instructions given to us and to improve the quality of our customer service.
  2. We will monitor network traffic from time to time for the purposes of backup and problem solving and to ensure that you are not misusing any of the services provided to you. 

Protecting your privacy

  1. To the extent that sensitive personal data is processed about you, we will employ appropriate security measures given the nature of that data. However, you recognise that your use of the Internet and our website is entirely at your own risk.
  2. We have no responsibility or liability for the security of personal information transmitted via the Internet.
  3. We may need to provide some of your personal information to third parties that we use for the purposes of delivering specific services to you (e.g. customer support, or a transport company if you have asked us to deliver a vehicle to you).
  4. Our website may provide links and banner advertisements to third party sites. Please note that we are not responsible for, and have no control over, information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties. Since we do not control those websites, you are responsible for reviewing and abiding by the privacy policies of these third-party sites.


  1. You must not use any computers, computer equipment, network resources or any services provided by us for any illegal purpose, or for accessing, receiving, or transmitting any material deemed illegal, indecent, offensive, or otherwise unacceptable under UK law.  (Needs a comma)
  2. Passwords and usernames allocated to you must be kept secret and must not be disclosed to anyone without our prior written authorisation.
  3. You must not use any false identity in email or other network communications.
  4. You must not attempt or participate in the unauthorised entry or viewing of another user’s account or into another system.
  5. You must not use the services and/or network systems or any part thereof for fraudulent activities, or to breach another organisation’s security (cross-network hacking). This is an illegal act and prosecution under criminal law may result.

If you enter into a credit or hire agreement:

Credit reference agencies

  1. In considering your application, we will search your record at credit reference agencies. They will add to your record details of our search and your application and this will be seen by other organisations that make searches.
  2. Searches will also be made in respect of directors and partners of firms applying for credit. Information held about you by the credit reference agencies may already be linked to records relating to other people with whom you have a financial association. In connection with your application you may be treated as financially linked with them and assessed with reference to any such associated records.
  3. If you are a joint applicant or if you have told us of some other financial association with another person, or a director of a firm which is applying for a facility you are declaring that you are entitled to:
    i. Disclose information about your joint applicant, fellow directors, and anyone else referred to by you.
    ii. Authorise us to search, link or record information at credit reference agencies about you and anyone else referred to by you.
  4. We will use a credit scoring system when assessing your application.
  5. We will also add to your record with the credit reference agencies details of your agreement with us, the payments you make under it and any default or failure to keep to its terms and any change of address you fail to tell us about where a repayment is overdue.
  6. These records will be shared with other organisations and used by us and them to help make decisions about credit and credit related services such as insurance for you and members of your household; trace debtors, recover debt and to manage your accounts.
  7. For these purposes, we or they may make further searches. Although the searches will be added to your record, they will not be shared with others.
  8. If you give us false or inaccurate information and fraud is identified, details will be passed to the fraud prevention agencies.
  9. We and other organisations may also share, access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example when:
    i. Checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities.
    ii. Managing credit and credit related accounts or facilities.
    iii. Recovering debt.
    iv. Checking details on proposals and claims for all types of insurance.
    v. Checking details of job applicants and employees.
  10. In addition, law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
  11. We and other organisations may access and use from other countries the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
  12. For these purposes, we or they may make further searches. Although these searches will be added to your record, they will not be shared with others.
  13. We and the credit reference agencies will also use the records for statistical analysis about credit.

Please telephone us on 01995 641111 if you want to have details of those credit reference and fraud prevention agencies from whom we obtain and to whom we pass information about you. You have a legal right to these details.

Sharing your information with others

  1. We will keep information about you and about your agreement on our database. We may pass information about you and your agreement to anyone we have appointed to help administer your agreement, to your credit insurer for administration, claims handling and fraud prevention (which could include passing it to other insurers), to insurance companies or to recover amounts owing or to anyone to whom we transfer the agreement.
  2. You have a right to receive a copy of the information we hold about you if you apply to us in writing. A fee will be payable.

Using your information for marketing purposes

  1. We may use your information to select and tell you about products and services available from us which may be of interest to you. We may also use your information to tell you about products and services which we can introduce from selected businesses. We may pass your information to agencies conducting market research for us and to selected insurers who may use it for marketing purposes.
  2. To help make our emails more interesting and relevant, we often receive a confirmation when you open an email from UK Carline Limited if your computer supports such capabilities.
  3. You have a right at any time to ask us not to contact you or give your details to others for these purposes or not to telephone you for sales purposes. You may email if you wish us to stop.



Changes to the Privacy Policy

Please note that this policy will be reviewed, and may change, from time to time. The revised policy will be posted to this page so that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

UK Carline Limited is registered in England and Wales. Registered Number - 4059602. VAT Number -727183036 . Registered Office and Trading Address: Sunnybank House, Bilsborrow Lane, Bilsborrow, Preston. Lancashire. PR3 0RN