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Acceptable Use Policy
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website www.shireonline.co.uk is a site operated by Shire Leasing PLC (our site). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.
Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.
www.shireonline.co.uk is a site operated by Shire Leasing PLC ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02476571 and have our registered office at 1 Calico Business Park Sandy Way, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4BF. Our VAT number is 558894080.
Shire Leasing PLC is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for certain types of consumer credit lending and credit related activities that are regulated under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000
You may use our site only for lawful purposes.
You may not use our site:
You also agree:
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
1.1 www.shireonline.co.uk is a site operated by Shire Leasing Plc (“Shire) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for certain types of consumer credit lending and credit related activities that are regulated under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
1.3 Shire’s Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) can answer any queries you might have regarding your personal information or if you wish to exercise any of the rights mentioned within this Privacy Notice. Please contact our DPO by email at DataProtectionOfficer@shireleasing.co.uk, by telephone at 01827 689 39 or by post at 1 Calico Business Park, Sandy Way. Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4BF. For more information about your rights please see Section 8.
2. About Shire
2.1 When Shire collect and use personal information about you we become responsible for this information. When we do this we are regulated by the GDPR. Under this regulation Shire is known as a ‘data controller’ of that personal information.
3. How we collect personal information:
3.1 Shire will obtain personal information:
3.2 In the course of dealing with your proposal you submit on behalf of your customer and any subsequent agreements you enter into we may collect the following personal information:
4. How we use your personal information
4.1 In order for Shire to process your proposal submission we will need to process your name, address, telephone number and email address. In certain circumstances we may be required to obtain additional personal information about you.
4.2 To consider a proposal and processing, we will use:
Your contact details, these include; your name, email address and telephone number.
We process and use this personal information to comply with a legal obligation, to perform a contract and for our own legitimate business interest.
4.3 To carry out audit, good governance and analysis to develop and improve our products and services, we will use:
Your contact details, these will include your name, address and date of birth, identification and your email address.
We process and use this personal information to comply with a legal obligation, contract and for our own legitimate business interest
5. Our legal basis for processing your personal information
5.1 Shire will only use your personal information where it is permitted by laws that protect your privacy rights. When you make a proposal submission or enter into a trading agreement with us we will use your personal information where:
6. Keeping your personal information secure
6.1 Shire have adopted appropriate security measures to ensure your personal information remains secure. This prevents your personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
6.2 We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected information security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected information security breach where we are legally required to do so.
7. Transferring information outside of the European Economic Area
7.1 In providing our products and services to you we do not transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’).
8. Your rights
8.1 Under the GDPR you have a number of rights in terms of how we use your personal information. You have the right to object how we use your personal information. You also have the right to access the personal information we hold about you. You can also ask us to delete, restrict or correct any inaccuracies in your information. You can also ask us to provide some of your information to a Third Party.
8.2 Right to Object
You have the right to object how we use your personal information. This means you may object at any time to processing of personal information for direct marketing and decisions being made by automated means in addition to information being processed in certain other situations. If you would like to make an objection please contact our DPO with the reasons for your objection.
8.3 Right of Access
8.4 Right to Rectification
This gives you the right to request Shire to change or complete any incorrect or partial information we hold about you.
8.5 Right to Erasure
This gives you the right to ask for personal information that we hold about you to be erased where it is no longer necessary for us to use or keep the information, you have withdrawn consent or if we have no legal basis to keep the information.
8.6 Right to Portability
This gives you the right to transmit some of the personal information we hold about you to a third party. The information can either be provided to you in a commonly used, machine-readable format or can be provided to the third party direct. This only applies to personal information you have given to us direct, if it is for the performance of a contract, based on consent or when processing is done by automated means.
8.7 Right to Restriction
You have the right to restrict how we process your personal information in circumstances where you have exercised your right to object, rectification or erasure.
If you would like to exercise any of your rights listed above, please contact our DPO using the details listed in Section 1. Please provide us with the following:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights please contact our DPO at the address listed in Section 1.
9. Personal information retention
9.1 The length of time we keep your personal information for is dependent on how the information is used and recorded. Shire will never retain your personal information for longer than the purposes we require it for or is necessary for us to retain
If you would like more information about how long we keep your information please contact our DPO using the details listed in Section 1.
10. Your online activities
Please note you may not be able to use or access certain areas of our website if you block all cookie usage.
11. How to make a complaint
11.1 If you are unhappy with how we process and use your personal information you can make a complaint directly to us, you can do this by contacting our DPO with the details listed in Section 1.
11.2 We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise with us directly, however if we are unable to do so the GDPR also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns
INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.shireonline.co.uk is a site operated by Shire Leasing PLC ("Shire/We").
We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02476571 and have our registered office at 1 Calico Business Park Sandy Way, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4BF, Telephone 01827 68939. Our VAT number is 558894080.
TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
Access to and use of our site both within the UK and Internationally is provided by Shire on the following terms:
You agree to this website for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of our site. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within our site.
Our site is owned by Shire and is protected by copyright and database rights. You acknowledge that all trademarks (registered or unregistered) used in providing this service shall remain the property of Shire at all times.
OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
Shire may change these terms from time to time and so you should check these terms regularly. Your continued use of this website will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended terms.
If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using our site.
CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
ACCESSING OUR SITE
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at www.shireonline.co.uk
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) our site and all content (including all applications) located on it shall remain vested in Shire or its licensors (which includes other users). You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use our site content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from our site content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of this website content requires the prior written permission of Shire.
The names, images and logos identifying Shire or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of the Shire and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trademark, design right or copyright of Shire or any other third party.
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
This website's content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to Shire, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis.
To the extent permitted by law, Shire excludes all representations and warranties (whether express or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
Shire does not guarantee the timeliness, completeness or performance of the website or any of the content. While we try to ensure that all content provided by Shire is correct at the time of publication no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of Shire for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on our site.
Nothing in these terms limits or excludes Shire's liability for death or personal injury caused by its proven negligence. Subject to the previous sentence, Shire shall not be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise) :
Shire does not warrant that functions available on our site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact Shire Leasing.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
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