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Ford GT Privacy Policy

Ford GT Application Privacy Policy - UK

 

 

1.  Introduction:

 

Ford Motor Company ("Ford", "we", "our") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. It is our sincere hope that by explaining our data handling practices, we will develop a trusting and long-lasting relationship with you.

 

This privacy policy (the "GT Privacy Policy") sets out how we use the personal data you provide through the GT Customiser web page (the "GT Page"), and explains how you can contact us if you have any questions or concerns or would like to access or correct the information we hold about you. 

 

The Ford GT Page is owned by Ford Motor Company Limited and operated on behalf of Ford Motor Company, whose registered address is One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126, U.S.  The Ford GT program is administered in the U.S.

 

This GT Privacy Policy applies only to the personal data you provide on the GT Page (your "GT Personal Data"). It does not cover data we collect about the way you interact with the GT Page, for example through cookies and third-party analytics tools.  Please refer to the www.Ford.co.UK Cooke Guide for further information about these tools and how they are used (available here).

 

2.  GT Personal Data:

 

You are able to provide the following categories of personal data on the GT Page:

 

·         Name

·         Contact information

·         Any other personal data you provide in your application to be considered for the purchase of a Ford GT.

 

3.  How we use GT Personal Data:

 

We may use your GT Personal Data:

 

·    To consider your request to be considered for the purchase of a Ford GT;

·    To contact you regarding the status of your request;

·    To provide you log in credentials which you may also be able to use on other Ford websites that have common log in functionality; and

·    If you purchase a Ford GT, to provide you with concierge services. 

 

4.  Sharing GT Personal Data:

 

Ford will not share, sell, or rent GT Personal Data to independent companies for their own use without your consent.

 

We may share GT Personal Data with other companies within the group of companies related to us by common control or ownership ("Ford Affiliates") for purposes connected with your application to purchase a Ford GT. Ford Affiliates will comply with this GT Privacy Policy in their treatment of GT Personal Data.

 

We may also share GT Personal Data with our vendors, dealerships, contractors or partners for purposes connected with your application to purchase a Ford GT, and to send you a Newsletter if you opt in. For example, if your application is successful, we will inform the dealership from which you are eligible to purchase a Ford GT of this and pass them your contact details so that they can get in touch with you. We may also provide your GT Personal Data to a concierge service provider so that they may contact and assist you with your potential new purchase and servicing of your vehicle.           

 

We may disclose GT Personal Data to any law enforcement agency, court, regulator, government authority or other third party where we believe this is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of any third party.

 

We may disclose GT Personal Data to any third party that purchases, or to which we transfer, all or substantially all of our assets and business. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the entity to which we transfer your personal information uses it in a manner that is consistent with this GT Privacy Policy.

 

5.   Transfer of your data

 

By submitting GT Personal Data to us, you understand and consent to its collection, use, processing, transfer, and disclosure globally in accordance with this GT Privacy Policy.  Therefore, by submitting GT Personal Data to us, you consent to its transfer across country borders.  Your consent shall be deemed to include your consent to transfer of GT Personal Data to jurisdictions that may have different levels of privacy protection than the European Economic Area.    

 

6.  Security of Your Information:

 

Safeguarding your data is important to us.  While no systems, applications or websites are 100% secure, we use systems, policies and procedures to maintain the accuracy of your data and to protect information from loss, misuse or alteration. 

 

When you submit GT Personal Data, we use technologies such as “Secure Socket Layers” (SSL) or “Transport Layer Security (TLS) to protect it.  SSL and TLS are encryption technologies that help safeguard your personal data against misuse by unauthorised individuals.             

 

Vendors, dealerships, contractors or partners who have access to GT Personal Data in connection with providing services for Ford are required to keep it secure.

 

7.  Links to Other Sites:

 

This web page may provide links to other websites.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of all sites that you visit, including those whose links are provided so that you can understand how those sites collect, use and share your information.  We are not responsible for the privacy policies, content or data handling practices on other websites.    

 

8.  Children’s Privacy:

 

We do not knowingly intend to collect personal data from children under 13 years of age. 

 

If a child has provided us with personal data, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us at the phone number or mailing address listed in Section 10 if they want this information deleted from our records.  We will then make reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from the database that stores information for this program. 

 

9.  Access to information

 

You are entitled to find out if we hold any personal data about you by making a 'subject access request' under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold personal data about you, we will:

 

·         Give you a description of it;

·         Tell you why we are holding it;

·         Tell you who it could be disclosed to; and

·         Let you have the data in intelligible form

 

To ask us for this information, please contact us at the address provided in Section 10. We may ask you to prove your identity before providing you with any information.

 

If we hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any factual inaccuracies.

 

10. Contacting Us:

 

If you have any questions, requests, comments or concerns about this GT Privacy Policy, our privacy practices, or your personal data, please contact us through our UK representative Ford Motor Company Limited:

 

Telephone: 0044 203 564 4444



Mailing Address:


Ford Motor Company Limited
Eagle Way,

Brentwood,

Essex,

UK.

CM13 3BW


We are committed to working with consumers to obtain a fair and rapid resolution of any complaints or disputes about privacy and the handling of your data.  We will be happy to respond to your questions and comments. 

 

11.  Privacy Statement Effective Date and Revision Days:

 

Occasionally we may update this GT Privacy Policy in order to reflect any changes to the GT Page or our privacy practices.  If we update this statement, the new statement will be posted to the GT Page ten (10) days prior to the changes taking effect.         

 

The effective date of this Privacy Policy is 11/8/18.