G Crook & Sons

01305 852064

G Crook & Sons GDPR Privacy Policy (Updated as of 25th May 2018)


G Crook & Sons and its subsidiaries namely but not limited to: GCS Agricentre, The George Albert Hotel and Spa, The New Inn West Knighton, The Black Dog Broadmayne, G Crook & Sons Tyreworld, The Clay Pigeon Raceway, G Crook & Sons Angel Autos (hereinafter referred to as “We”, “Our” or “Us”).


Maintaining the security of your data is of paramount importance to us and we are committed to respecting your privacy rights.

This notice, which including without limitation applies when using any of our trading companies or information/trading websites such as but not limited to: www.gcrookandsons.co.uk , www.gcsagricentre.co.uk , www.gcsaa.co.uk , www.gahotel.co.uk , www.newinnwestknighton.co.uk , www.blackdogbroadmayne.co.uk , www.claypigeonraceway.com   provides you with information about:

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679, when applicable, the “GDPR”), and the EU Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC), the data controller is G Crook & Sons of Lower Glebe Farm, West Knighton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT28PE

 Information That We May Collect from You and Other Users:

Although the precise details of the personal information collected will vary according to the specific purpose for which we are collecting the information, we may collect and process the following data about you:


We may use information held about you in the following ways:


Third-party links:

Our websites may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave any of our websites, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.


For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:


In order to make certain that we provide the correct level of service and suitable products to you, we may need to share your personal data with third parties.


International Transfers:

It is sometimes necessary for us to share your data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). This generally occurs when our service providers are located outside of the EEA or you are based outside of the EEA.

If this happens, we will ensure that the transfer will be compliant with the relevant data protections laws including the GDPR.

Our standard practice is to use standard contractual clauses which have been approved by the European Commission for such transfers.

How Do We Protect Your Data:

We are committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure and employ a number of security measures such as:

Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Data:

The personal data that you provide to us in order to purchase goods or create bookings for other services and other personal data generated for transactional agreements is processed as it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you.

All other personal data is processed for our legitimate interests (as set out below) and to comply with our legal obligations.

In general, we only rely on consent:

Our legitimate Business Interests

The normal legal basis for processing customer data, is that it is necessary for our legitimate business interests including:-

Your Rights:

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

How Long Do We Keep Your Data:

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Our standard procedures to manage data retention is to retain customer data for 7 years to support some of our parts warranty and or for Legal and or Financial requirements, where data is not required for these reasons it may be deleted before this period.

The email marketing unsubscribe message request will remove your details from marketing lists and wherever possible confirmation of your removal will be sent to your email address.

Data back-ups can take up to 30 days to remove specific data from the system

We will take all reasonable steps under Article 17 of the GDPR to meet data subject requests.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy:

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted via our online privacy policy document which can be found as a link from any of our websites as listed in this document, or supplied as a hard copy or electronic copy by personal request, and where appropriate notified to you by e-mail or other means of direct communication.


If you have any questions about how we use your personal data that are not answered here, or if you want to exercise your rights regarding your personal data, please contact us by any of the following means:

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