Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Our Commitment to your privacy:

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. CDL Vehicle Information Services Limited ("CDL VIS") will use any personal information collected from this website ( in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Further details on the UK Data Protection Act can be found at the website of The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner. CDL VIS has taken appropriate measures to keep secure any personal information given by user of this site.

We only use any information we collect about you with your consent to tell you about our services, to improve your user experience, or to provide you with access to our online forums or to competitions that we may run from time to time. We will never wilfully disclose personal information about you to any third party without first receiving your permission or unless we are under a legal obligation to do so.

What information do we collect and why?

The information collected on this site includes:

Users' IP address, which is automatically logged by our web server. IP addresses are used to observe users' interest in this website (number of visits, etc).

Our website makes use of cookies to record user sessions. Cookies are very small text files issued automatically, used to identify your computer by our server, and saved to your computer's hard-drive. Cookies do not identify the individual user, just the computer. Most sites do this to track and measure traffic (number of people visiting the site for how long etc).

Session cookies are used to store information on which advertisements have been seen by a user. In some areas of the site web will also use persistent cookies which are permanently stored on the users' computer.

We use the cookies internally to improve the user's experience. By storing cookies on your hard drive we can identify that a person using your machine has visited the site previously. This allows us to tailor your visit to ensure maximum relevance and efficiency. For example, if we know you are interested in buying a Ford Mondeo, we could take you directly to an area of the site that provides information on the Ford Mondeo. No personal information is stored in the cookie.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies users have the ability to accept or disable cookies by modifying the settings in their browser. Disabling cookies however may mean that some functionality may be affected.

For further directions on how to disable cookies please go to

We collect email addresses and/or other contact details which users voluntarily provide in order to:
(a) receive information from CDL VIS and/or our partners.
(b) register for competitions and other premium content
(c) participate in discussion forums (see below).

CDL VIS will not disclose voluntarily provided details to third parties or use the information in any other way without prior consent. On all pages where personal data is collected, specific details on the use of this information will be provided.

Who Else Will We Tell About You?

We will not pass on your personal details to any third party, including site sponsors or advertisers, without your permission. We may provide aggregate statistics about our users, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to our third-party partners (if any), but these statistics will not contain any information about you from which you could be identified.

In Summary:

We're committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site only for the purposes for which you have consented. We won't pass on your personal information to others without your permission.

CDL VIS may use a third party to serve advertisements on our site. The advertisers may use cookies to track the number of users responding to the campaign. CDL VIS does not have access to or control of cookies placed by third parties.

Your rights

You have the right to access your information held by CDL VIS and where necessary, to have it amended. You can also request not to receive marketing information from CDL VIS. For more details, please email


Users are reminded that forums are for public discussion. Any personal information supplied by users during these discussions is widely accessible. CDL VIS is not responsible for the content posted by users of these services.