Our Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. GPC together with any group companies (“we” “us” “our”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For the purposes of data protection legislation, we will process your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and national laws which relate to the processing of personal data. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This policy is available on our website homepage and at the bottom of every page.
How We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. Such addresses are not shared with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
GPC from time to time will send information to customers and/or customer branches/members, for which we have been given details, on promotions, products, business updates and events. We feel that this will be of interest to you and therefore will continue to do this under the ‘Legitimate Interest’ Section of the ICO guidelines. You have the right to opt-out of receiving this information at any time by unsubscribing.
We will hold details including, but may not be limited to depending on the information you provide, your email address, name, contact telephone number, address and bank. We will use this information to process your order, provide services and comply with our contractual obligations.
In order to fulfil the above we may also need to share personal data with third parties for example payment providers, sub-contractors, suppliers, delivery service organisations and any other organisations necessary to assist in the delivery of goods or services.
We will hold limited contact information on your business and will not hold anything further until become a customer.
We will hold details such as email address, name, contact telephone number, address, bank details and any other information you provide in order to contact you about goods or services ordered with you and to place further orders.
Disclosure of personal data to third parties
We may disclose your information to third parties for the following legitimate interests:
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we hold.
Visitors to our Website
We may collect and process personal data about you in the following circumstances;
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. Please note that if you follow a link to any of these websites, such websites will apply different terms to the collection and privacy of your personal data and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check before you submit your information to these websites.
How to Access or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we hold by contacting us. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.