Privacy policy

On this page we (Somerset County Cars Limited) describe how we may make use of any personal data that you may supply to us when you visit this website.

Use of personal data collected.

We only use the personal data that you supply to us for the following purposes:

(a) to fulfil a request you make of us through our website or showroom, e.g. for a brochure, test drive or service booking;

(b) to contact you if we experience problems in fulfilling one of your requests in a timely manner;

(c) for marketing research;

(d) to detect or prevent unlawful, malicious or offensive activity; or

(e) to comply with an order of a Court of Law of competent jurisdiction.

When you make request of us, for example for a brochure, you will be asked whether

you wish to be kept informed of our products and services. If you say no then we will remove or suppress your personal data from our databases once we have fulfilled your request.


Use of data processors

We may use agencies to fulfil your requests. When we do so each agency will be required to process (i.e. to store, handle and, if needs be, erase) your personal data in accordance with our instructions and not to use it for any other purpose. Each agency will also be required to keep your personal data secure.


Sharing of data

We share customer data with Toyota (GB) PLC for the sole purpose of managing the customer relationship (e.g. to deal with your queries and process your orders) and provide you with information about products and services you have requested. Your data will only be used for occasional marketing purposes once you have purchased a product or service from us, on all outbound electronic communications you will be given the option to opt out of further correspondence of that type should you wish.


Transfer of data outside the European Economic Area​

Some Toyota (GB) PLC groups entities are located outside the European Union, which means that some of your data may be processed outside of the European Economic Area. If this happens then your data must by law be subject to a similar level of security as applies to your data in the United Kingdom. Somerset County Cars Limited will not transfer, or store your data outside of the EEA.


Withdrawal of consent to process personal data.

You may withdraw your consent to the processing of the personal data that you have supplied to us on this website at any time by –

(a) writing to the following address: The Data Officer, Somerset County Cars Limited, 142 Priorswood Road, Taunton, Somerset. TA2 8DN; or

(b) sending an email to the following email account:

If you withdraw your consent to us using the personal data that you have provided to us then we will suppress such data from our databases and instruct any agency or dealer that has access to your data to do likewise. Please note that we may need to retain your name and contact information in order to give effect to your request.

If you withdraw your consent to us processing your personal data we shall not be obliged to fulfil any outstanding request that you have made to us.


Changes to privacy policy

Please note that we may change this privacy policy without notice. It is your responsibility to check our webpage if you want to see the latest version of this policy

We will not use your personal data for any purpose that we have not previously disclosed to you.