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Your privacy and how we protect it

This privacy policy describes how we collect, sort and protect your personal data whilst you are visiting our website. It also describes your rights and legal safeguards.

Young persons

This website is designed for adult people who are interested in cars and is not designed for children. Whilst we cannot prevent children from viewing this website we make no effort to collect their personal data.

Responsible person

This website is and the person responsible for our data protection policies is Scott Mason who could be contacted at petrolfreak (at) if you have any questions about this policy.

Alterations to this policy

This policy was last updated on 2 July 2020. If we alter this policy in the future we will change this date. If it is a recent change you should check the policy through again even if you have read it before, to make sure that it still represents your wishes.

Links to third-party websites

There are links to other third party websites on this website and these sites may collect data about you. You should check their individual privacy policies to ensure that they are suitable for you, bearing in mind that we have no control over these websites.

Data that we collect about you

Personal information refers to data that can individually identify you. It does not refer to information which is anonymized.

Personal data about you that we may acquire can only come to us if you volunteer it. If you contact us you may let us have access to your email address, telephone number, name, or any other information that you decide to give us. We make no effort whatsoever to collect any other personal information about any of our visitors.

How we use personal data

We use personal data only to contact visitors in order to answer queries that they may raise or to reply to any comments they may wish to make. We do not use personal data for any marketing purposes whatsoever, including the sending out of unwanted sales emails (commonly known as spam).

How we protect personal data

Personal data is stored on our own computer systems which are guarded by commonly accepted physical and electronic security systems.

Sharing of your data

We do not share any data with any person outside of our own organisation.


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Disclosure of your data

We will only disclose data about our visitors if we are either legally obliged to do so, or if it is necessary in order to protect our own legitimate interests or those of other third parties.

Retention of data

We will only retain personal data for as long as it is necessary to conclude any communications that we have with you.

Deletion of data

We will happily delete any personally identifying data that we hold about you upon your request. We may require evidence to support your claim to a right to request this and this evidence will also be deleted once it has served its purpose.

Your legal rights

You have the right to request a copy of any personally identifying information that we hold about you. If any of this information is incorrect you have the right to insist that this is corrected.

You may object to our processing your data in any way. We do not in any case have any plans in the future to process any personally identifying data.

Third-party data gathering

Our website does not contain any mechanisms which may allow other third parties, such as a certain search engine, to gather data about our visitors.

Queries or comments

If you fave any comments to make or questions to ask about our privacy policy please contact Scott Mason: petrolfreak (at)

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