Privacy Policy (GDPR)

New Privacy Policy with effect from May 25, 2018

Our company is active in the field of renting and leasing of cars and related products using the Bluecarrental brand (www.bluecarrental.gr).

For the purposes of the present, our company will be called "Bluecarrental". This privacy policy describes the personal data we process when using the Bluecarrental website. It also describes how you use, share and protect your personal information, your choices about your personal information, and how you can contact us.

 

Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

Responsible for your personal data processing in connection with this privacy policy is the public limited company under the name "Automin SA" Your data is only used for the purposes for which you have consented.

Your data processors are located within the EU and are bound by Regulation 2016/679 / EC (the Regulation) and their contract with us which ensures data security and processing according to the consensus you give. Bluecarrental has taken all necessary technical and organizational measures to ensure that your data is secure and accessible in accordance with the law.

 

These personal data include the following:

Contact details, including name, email, no. phone, postal address and billing address

Link and account details, including username, password, and unique user ID

Personal information, including city, birth date and purchase history

Personal preferences, such as your wish list, as well as marketing and cookie preferences.

When interacting with our Websites and Apps, some data is automatically collected by your device or web browser. More information about these practices is included in the Cookies and Pixel Tags section of this privacy policy.

 

These data include the following:

Cookies, IP addresses, referrer headers, web browser identification and publishing data, as well as web beacons and tags,

 

WHY AND HOW we use your personal information

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

• To provide information about the website and the Services you request

• When using the Site, we use your personal information to provide you with the product or service you have requested. For example, if you make a purchase of our service on the website or engage in a promotional action, we will use the contact information you give us to contact you about the purchase or promotional action.  By contacting our Consumer Services, we will use the information about you, such as delivery or payment information, or the product you purchased to help resolve a problem or answer your questions.

• In many cases, in order to use certain items on the Site, you may need to provide Bluecarrental with additional data or additional consent to use certain elements in a certain way. For example, to share content on social media, you may need to provide your social networking account information.

• For sharing information about our products, services and events, as well as other promotional purposes

• When you provide your consent, we will send you promotional communications and news about Bluecarrental products, services and other promotions. You can opt out of these communications at any time after you have given this consent.

• If you are already a Bluecarrental customer (for example, if you have purchased a service from us), we may use the contact information you provide us to send you marketing updates about similar Bluecarrental products or services where permitted by the applicable law (unless you have already chosen not to receive such content). In other cases, we ask for your consent to send you marketing information. We may use the information you provide to us as well as information from other Bluecarrental products or services - such as your use of the Bluecarrental Website, visits or purchases made to Bluecarrental stores, your participation in events and competitions - to personalize our communication with you about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.

• To operate, improve and maintain our business, products and services

• Use your personal data for our business activity. For example, when you make a purchase, we use this information for accounting, auditing and other internal operations. We use personal information about how we use our products and services to improve your user experience to help identify technical and service issues and to manage the Site.

• For the protection of rights, property or security of ours or third parties

• We may also use your personal information about how we use our Site to prevent or detect fraud, misuse, misuse, and violation of our Terms of Use, as well as compliance with court decisions, state requests or current legislation.

• For purposes of general research and analysis

• We use data on how to use our Website and Services to better understand consumer behavior and preferences. For example, we may use information on how to use search and find products by visitors to Bluecarrental websites in order to better understand the best ways to organize and present our product and service offerings.

• Other purposes: We may also use your personal information in other ways, and we will provide special alerts when we collect the data, and we will secure your consent wherever necessary.

 

NOTIFICATION of Your Personal Data 

Notification by Bluecarrental

Bluecarrental shares your personal data with:

• Third-party service providers processing personal data on behalf of Bluecarrental, transfers and deliveries, hosting, managing and maintaining our data, email and sms distribution, research and analysis, Bluecarrental promotional management, and management of certain services and assets. When using third party service providers, we make agreements that oblige them to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data.

• Other third parties, to the extent required for the following purposes: (i) Compliance with a state request, court order or applicable law, (ii) Preventing illicit uses of our Sites and Apps or violations of the Terms of Use of the Sites and Apps (iii) our own protection against third party claims, and (iv) helping to prevent or investigate cases of fraud (eg counterfeiting)

• We may also transfer personal data that we have about you in the event of a sale or transfer of all or part of our business or assets (such as reorganization, transfer, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).

 

PROTECTING AND MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

• Encryption & Security

We use a variety of technical and organizational security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to maintain the security of your personal data.

•International data transfer

The personal data we collect (or process) within our Sites and Apps will be stored in Greece and other countries within the EU. Some of the recipients of the data with which Bluecarrental shares your personal data may be located in countries other than the one in which your original personal data was collected.

•Keeping your personal data

We retain your personal data as needed to fulfill the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy (unless a longer retention period is required by applicable law). Generally this means that we will keep your personal data for ten (10) years otherwise for as long as you wish to have a Bluecarrental account. With regard to your personal data relating to product purchases, we maintain this data for a longer period in order to comply with our legal obligations (such as tax and commercial law and for warranty purposes).

•YOUR RIGHTS CONCERNING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

You have the right to request the following: (i) access to your personal data, (ii) electronic copy of your personal data (portability), (iii) correction of your personal data if it is incomplete or inaccurate, or (iv) of your personal data in certain circumstances provided for by the applicable law. These permissions are not absolute, as it may, for example, be limited by tax legislation. In the event that we have obtained your consent to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

If you want to request a copy of your personal data or exercise someone your other right, please contact us using the contact details in the "Questions and Comments" section below.

•Choosing not to receive Marketing Communications

If you have a Bluecarrental account, you may choose not to receive Bluecarrental marketing communications by modifying your selections in the "view or change your profile" section of our Sites. You can also choose not to receive marketing communications asking for your deletion from the email and sms lists according to our guidelines. Or you can contact us using the contact details in the "Questions and Comments" section below.

•COOKIES and Pixel Tags

• Bluecarrental collects information, which may include personal data, from the web browser you use when using our Sites. We use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags, to collect this information, which may include (i) your IP address, (ii) your unique cookie ID, information about your cookies, (iii) unique device ID and device type, (iv) domain, browser type and language, (v) operating system and system settings, (vi) country and zone ester, (vii) past visits to sites, (viii) information about your interaction with our Sites, such as number of clicks, purchases, stated preferences, and (ix) access times and on URL.

We use cookies to monitor the use of our Sites by our customers as well as to understand their preferences. This allows us to provide services to our customers and to improve their online experience. We also use cookies to get aggregated data about traffic and interaction with web sites, track trends and obtain statistics so we can improve our sites.

•You will also soon be able to change your preferences through the "Cookie Settings" page at the bottom of every page of our Web site.

•USING Bluecarrental Websites and Apps with Third Party Products and Services

If you choose to use your interaction with Bluecarrental on third-party social media platforms, the data remaining there is governed by the policies in place on these platforms.

•Our Sites and Apps may provide links to other Web sites and Apps (third parties) for your own convenience or information. Linked sites and Apps have their own privacy alerts or privacy policies, which we strongly recommend to read. To the extent we do not own or control any linked Websites or Apps, we are not responsible for their content, nor for any use of the Websites or Apps, nor for the privacy practices of the Websites or Apps.

•CHANGES to our Privacy Policy

Current legislation and practices change over time. If we decide to update our privacy policy, we will post the changes to our Websites and Apps. If we make substantial changes to the way we handle your personal data, we will send you a prior notice or, when required by law, we will ask for your consent to these changes. We strongly recommend that you read our privacy policy us and be regularly informed about our practices. This privacy policy was last modified in May 2018.

•QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

We are at your disposal for questions, comments, and concerns that you may have regarding our privacy policy and our privacy practices. If you wish to submit comments or have questions or concerns, or if you wish to exercise your rights with respect to your personal data, please contact Consumer Services or the Data Protection Officer at the following email address:

If you contact us through a private complaint, this will be evaluated with a view to resolving the issue in a timely and effective

manner and will be answered within 30 days at the latest. You also have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority in your country of residence.

 

 

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