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Privacy Notice

McConechy Tyres Limited (Company SC062229) is a controller of your personal data.

This Privacy Notice explains what personal data we collect and how it is used. This notice also explains what rights you have over your personal data and how you can use those rights. How your personal data is recorded, secured and retained has been reviewed to ensure compliance with the new GDPR regulations.

McConechy tyres limited registered office is 13 Miller Road, Ayr, Ayrshire KA7 2AX

1 - Summary of how we use your data
2 - Information we collect from you
3 - Information we receive from 3rd parties
4 - How we use your information
5 - Data sharing
6 - Data retention
7 – Use of Cookies
8 - How can you access the personal data we hold?

1 – Summary of how we use your data

Mcconechys use your data exclusively for operational and legal purposes. Primarily, personal data is held to allow us to remind end users when their annual Ministry Of Transport (MOT) testing is due.

All vehicles in active use over 3 years old must by law pass a valid MOT test every 12 months.

Mcconechys also hold personal data to assist customers operationally with tyre and other vehicle parts replacements under manufacturer warranty schemes.

2 – Information we collect from you

The information that we collect about you may include your name, home address, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number, as well as relevant financial and credit card information. This is referred to as your "personal data". We collect this data in a number of different ways. For example, you may provide this data directly when filling in forms on this website, or when corresponding with us by telephone, e-mail or letter.

Equally, when you visit this website and even if you do not register with us, we may collect technical information about you such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address which connects your computer or mobile device to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, the country and telephone code where your computer is located, and information about your visit including products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors and length of visits to certain pages. Please see our Cookie Policy for further details

3 – Information we receive from 3rd parties

We currently receive personal information from 3rd parties including Asda, Black Circles, the RAC and our associated by director’s company ULM Services Ltd.

Specifically, from all 3rd party companies we receive the following personal data;

Name, email address, and contact phone number.

We receive this data to allow us to fit new tyres on customer vehicles, whether at appointment at one of our fast-fit centres, or at the roadside. We also keep the data to allow us to contact customers with any operational issues.

4 – How we use your information

We are allowed to use your data only if we have a proper reason to do so such as:

  • To fulfil a contract we have with you;
  • When it is in our legitimate interest;
  • When you consent to it; or
  • To comply with the law.

A legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your data. This involves us making an assessment of when we can rely on our legitimate interests. For more information on this assessment please contact privacy@mcconechys.co.uk.

We have set out below how and why we may use your personal information and the legal basis we rely on. This is also where we tell you what our legitimate interests are.

When you use one of our service centres or order tyres online we use your information to fulfil our contract with you.

We take information to communicate with you, check your identity, take payment, and provide products and services.

To run our business and pursue our legitimate interests, we use your information

Our legitimate interests include keeping our records up to date, fulfilling our legal, compliance and contractual duties.

5 – Data sharing

McConechys keeps your personal data secure and doesn’t share it with any 3rd parties. However, personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials for the prevention or detection of crime, if required by law or if required for a legal or contractual claim.

6 – Data retention

We keep your data to enable us to fulfil our contract with you or to provide services, or where required by law or to protect legal rights.

We always look to keep your data for the minimum time in line with data protection principles and our processes.  For example, we keep:
Records of payment information in line with tax law and audit requirements.
Information to maintain records according to rules that apply to us.
For business customers with credit facilities with us, we retain secure financial ledger information.

7 – Use of cookies

Our website use cookies and similar technology. Full information is in our Cookie Policy. This includes information on how to adjust your browser settings to accept or reject cookies.

8 – How can you access the personal data we hold?

You have the right to ask us, in writing, for a copy of all the personal data we hold about you. This is known as a "Subject Access Request". Except in exceptional circumstances (which we would discuss and agree with you in advance), you can obtain this information at no cost.

We will send you a copy of the information within 30 days of your request.

To make a Subject Access Request, please write to our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at the registered address shown above.