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This privacy policy only covers the this website (Scrap Cars and Vans Essex). 

We are  committed to protecting the privacy of our users and we support the Data Protection Act in spirit and word. The information we collect from you is only what is required by us to provide you with the information, products and/or services you have requested. When you submit your personal details to us as described below you will be deemed to consent to their use by us in the ways indicated.

General information

We collect data and information about all users from our website so we can identify popular areas of the website and continually improve user experience of our site.  

Personal information
To enquire with us, you must provide some of your personal data, including name, address, telephone number etc. The information collected during this process is required fo allow us to contact you to provide the service requested. 

We use your personal information as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998 ("Information") in accordance with all relevant data protection legislation including the Data Protection Act 1998.

By using our Website you accept the terms of this Data Protection Statement.



We will ask your consent whenever you intend to submit Information via the Website.

Our web-servers may automatically store the following Information about you: your ISP, your IP address, your web browser type and version, the number of colours your screen is displaying, your operating system, the URL you clicked to get to the Website, time/ date, http accept string (e.g. mime data types that the browser accepts), the local setting of the computer/ browser and all other data made available by your browser and this Information is used to make the Website operate more efficiently.

You do not have to provide any Information in order to use the Website.


Use of Information
We will use Information as follows:

  • To supply goods and/ or services as requested by you including such transfer of Information to partners, employees, agents and third parties as required for this purpose.

  • For internal administration purposes.

  • To market services to you by phone, e-mail, text or letter

Information will be stored upon a computer server which is located in the UK only for the purpose of operating the website.

In the event of a sale or merger, we may transfer its business assets (which include Information).  We may transfer its Information as required to obtain legal advice, comply with legal requirements, protect its rights and property, and the safety of its employees, clients, suppliers and others.

Further Information
For more information on data protection legislation and related matters please visit the Information Commissioner's website at

Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

Summary of terms
Explanations for some of the terms used in our Privacy Policy are given below:

  • Web Server: A Server that delivers web pages to your computer.

  • Browser: A software application (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) used to locate and display Web pages.

  • Cookie: A message given to a browser by a web server. The browser stores the message in a text file called cookie. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. haart use cookies to identify users and allow them to log in; to customize their visit by personalising web pages for them - for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site; to keep track of their preferences and to track their usage of the site.

  • IP (Internet Protocol): All networks connected to the Internet speak IP, the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.

Our Privacy Policy

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