1. Centrica Electric Vehicle Services and your personal data
When we supply services to you related to electric vehicle charging, the data controller is Centrica Business Solutions UK Ltd.
This is our privacy notice for the electric vehicle services. It explains your statutory rights and how we collect and use your personal data. It describes the processing activities that are carried out by Centrica Business Solutions UK Ltd in relation to our services, the purposes for which these activities are performed and the legal bases that Centrica Business Solutions UK Ltd relies upon for these processing activities.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time to ensure it is always up to date and accurate. Any changes we may make to our privacy notice will be posted on this page, and we will communicate any significant changes to you.
You can contact Centrica’s data protection officer by writing to The Data Protection Officer, Centrica Plc, Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5GD.
You can also contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Personal data we collect
We collect the following types of personal data:
You are not required to provide to us any of the personal data described above, however, if you do not do so, you may not be able to purchase our products and services or the functionality of our products may be reduced.
3. What we use your personal data for and why
Where we process your personal data because of our contract.
We process these items of your personal data to enter or fulfil the contract between us, including:
Where we process your personal data because we have a legitimate interest to:
We process these items of your personal data because we have a legitimate interest to do so.
We process the following categories of personal data, including:
Where we process your personal data because you have allowed us to
We process these items of your personal data when you have provided your consent to the processing. You may revoke your consent at any point:
Where we process your personal data so you can’t be identified any more
We may anonymise and aggregate any of the personal data we hold (so that it does not identify you). We may use anonymised and aggregated information for purposes that include testing our IT systems, research, data analysis, improving our site, apps and developing new products and services.
4. Sources we collect your personal data from
We will collect personal data from a number of sources. These include:
5. Who we share your personal data with
We share personal data with the following categories of third parties.
We never sell your data to a third party for their own marketing use.
6. Direct Marketing
Email, SMS, post and telephone marketing: from time to time, we may contact you by email, SMS, telephone or post with information about our products and services we believe you may be interested in.
If you have not consented to receiving direct marketing communications, we will only send these communications to you when permitted to do so by law, but in all circumstances we will respect your marketing preferences which you set when you first create your account with us (or you first deal with us), or which you update from time to time.
You can let us know at any time that you do not wish to receive marketing messages by sending an email to us at email@example.com. You can also unsubscribe from our marketing by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any email marketing messages or by replying STOP to the number indicated on any marketing text messages we may send to you.
7. Transferring your personal data internationally
Centrica Business Solutions UK Ltd is part of a global organisation and in common with other organisations, we use third parties located in other countries to help us run our business. As a result, personal data may be transferred outside the countries where we and our customers are located. This includes countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") and to countries that do not have laws that provide specific protection for personal data. We have taken steps to ensure all personal data is provided with adequate protection and that all transfers of personal data outside the EEA are done lawfully. Where we transfer personal data outside of the EEA to a country not determined by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data, the transfers will be under an agreement which covers the requirements for the transfer of personal data outside the EEA, such as the European Commission approved standard contractual clauses.
8. How long we keep personal data for
We will keep your personal data for as long as necessary in order to achieve the processing purposes.
9. Your rights in relation to your personal data
You may have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
You only have the benefits of some of the above rights in limited circumstances, which depend on the legal reason why we collected your personal data. To exercise any of the above rights, or if you have any questions relating to your rights, please contact us using the details below.
10. Getting in touch
If you have any privacy-related questions or comments, please contact Centrica’s data protection officer by writing to The Data Protection Officer, Centrica Plc, Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5GD.
If you are unhappy with the way we are using your personal data you can also complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office or your local data protection regulator.
We are here to help and encourage you to contact us to resolve your complaint first.
Version: February, 2021