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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Isaac Agnew Holdings Ltd T/A Bavarian

Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by publishing the amended version on our website.

This privacy notice ("notice") describes what types of personal data Isaac Agnew Holdings Ltd and companies within the Agnew Group (referred to throughout this notice as "Agnew Group", "we", "us" or "our") collect from you, when, how and why it is collected, used and disclosed and how it is kept secure when you use our website bavarianbmw.co.uk and agnewcars.com and when you purchase goods or services from us.

This privacy policy applies to personal information we hold about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.

We take the privacy of your personal information very seriously and will only use your personal information in accordance with the current data protection law in the UK and this privacy policy.

We may receive information about you:

  • If you contact us directly, via our website or our customer services teams - through applying for one of our products or services, or to make an enquiry or other request.
  • From our network of franchised dealers, to whom you have given your information.
  • Occasionally from other third parties who may lawfully pass to us information about you.
  • If you apply for a position within Agnew Group. 

We may use your information (which we receive from you or third parties, or information that we learn about you from the way you use our products or services), for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to:

  • To provide or manage any information, products or services you have asked for.
  • To help us identify you when you contact us.
  • For general administration purposes.
  • To help us improve the quality of our products and services.
  • To help us detect and prevent fraud and money laundering.
  • To help us recover debts.
  • To carry out analysis and customer profiling.
  • To identify other products and services which might be of interest to you and to inform you about our products and services (please see below).

We may share your information for any of these purposes with:

  • Our other group companies in the UK and abroad.
  • Authorised franchised dealerships within the Agnew Group network.
  • Our carefully chosen business partners who provide products or services under one of our group companies.
  • Our service providers and agents who perform services on our behalf, such as marketing agencies and data management firms.

We may also pass your information to third parties:

  • If we have been asked to provide information for legal or regulatory purposes.
  • In relation to existing or future legal proceedings.
  • In the process of selling one or more of our businesses, or to anyone to whom we may transfer our rights under any customer agreement we have with you.
  • For the purpose of preventing fraud/loss, for example to fraud prevention agencies.

Informing you about our products and services:

We may use your information to contact you with news on products or services provided/sold by Agnew Group and products and services provided by other group companies, (or our carefully selected business partners), which may be of interest to you and occasionally for market research purposes.

We and these other parties may contact you by post, phone, e-mail, SMS and other electronic means.

You can opt out of receiving marketing communications from us on products and services by ticking the appropriate box (if providing your information on www.agnewcars.com), or at any time by calling the dealership you provided your information to in the first instance (dealership contact details can be found on this website). Alternatively you can contact Agnew Group directly at data@agnews.co.uk or by writing to us at, Data Privacy & Compliance Team, Agnew Group, 18 Boucher Way, Belfast, BT12 6RE.

We may inform you when inviting you to provide your personal details, that by providing these details you will be indicating your agreement to receive marketing communication by these means. If you give us your agreement and subsequently wish to opt out, you can do so by clicking the unsubscribe link which we include on all of our marketing communication, or you can contact us at any time at the address or telephone number above.

Please be aware that if you opt out of marketing communications received from one dealership within the Agnew Group network, your personal information may also be held by another dealership within Agnew Group, you will continue to receive information from that dealership until such time as you opt out of marketing activity from that dealership specifically.

Please note if you purchase a vehicle from a franchised dealership that is not part of the Agnew Group network, or otherwise give your information to such a dealership, or to a manufacturer directly, you will have a separate relationship with that organisation in respect of the use of your data and you will need to contact the organisation concerned, in relation to any request you may have in regards to that organisations use of your data.

The range of products and services offered by Agnew Group, group companies or selected business partners include, but is not limited to:

  • Vehicle sales.
  • Motor related products and services, including (amongst other things) vehicle aftersales care, finance, leasing and ancillary insurances, vehicle accessories, vehicle emergency service, vehicle warranties and motor insurance.
  • Personal finance products,

Contact us

You can contact Agnew Group in relation to this privacy policy by writing to us at: Data Privacy & Compliance Team, Agnew Group, 18 Boucher Way, Belfast, BT12 6RE.
Alternatively you can e-mail: data@agnews.co.uk

Company Information

Company Information

Registered Name: Isaac Agnew Ltd

Company Registered Number: NI010842

Place of Registration: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Registered Office Address: 18 Boucher Way, Belfast, BT12 6RE

VAT Number: GB610625086

Email Address: bavarianbmw@agnews.co.uk 

FCA Status Disclosure: Isaac Agnew Ltd is an 'Agnew Group' Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Isaac Agnew (Holdings) Ltd. Isaac Agnew (Holdings) Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Register No. 306496.

Complaints Procedure

Complaints Procedure

BMW (UK) Limited (BMW) is committed to providing products and service of the highest standard. But we do understand that sometimes things can go wrong. If you have a concern or are dissatisfied in any way, we’ll do our best to help resolve the situation in a fair and transparent way.

BMW will investigate all complaints competently, diligently and impartially obtaining additional information as necessary. Every complaint will be assessed fairly, consistently and promptly taking into account all relevant factors to ensure a fair outcome for you.

 

Step 1: Discussion with your BMW Centre.

If you have a concern with either your vehicle or the service you have received at your BMW Centre, please firstly raise this with the Service Manager or Head of Business at the BMW Centre itself. They are best placed to address your concerns and if required, will contact us directly on your behalf.

 

Step 2: Contact us.

Should you remain unhappy with your BMW Centre’s response, please contact us by your preferred method from the list below.

Write to us at:
Customer Service
BMW (UK) Limited
Summit ONE
Summit Avenue
Farnborough
Hampshire
GU14 0FB

Call us on: 0370 5050 160

Calls are charged at the local rate, plus your phone company's access charge.

We're here:
8am - 7pm Monday to Friday

Email us at:
customer.service@bmw.co.uk

 

What you will need to provide.

To help us investigate and try to resolve your complaint, please provide us with the following information:

  • your name and address;
  • details of how we can contact you;
  • a clear description of your complaint;
  • details of what you would like us to do to rectify the situation; and
  • if appropriate, copies of any relevant supporting documentation.

 

Our commitment to you.

We’ll thoroughly investigate your complaint and offer a fair response that will take into account all the information available to us.

We will do our best to resolve your complaint quickly, sending a Summary Resolution Letter if your complaint can be resolved by close of the third business day following receipt. If your complaint relates to our credit broking activities and cannot be resolved by close of the third business day, we will:

  • within 5 working days, provide a written acknowledgement of your complaint and give you the details of who is handling the case and how to contact them
  • keep you updated on the progress of your complaint, and
  • within 8 weeks of receiving your complaint, we will either: write to you with our final response and the reasons for providing this response, or explain why we are not in a position to give you a final response and let you know when we expect to be able to provide it.

In some cases we’ll need to contact your BMW Centre for more information. If appropriate, we may refer the complaint directly to them for information or action.

We may not always provide the answer you are looking for, but we’ll make sure we offer a clear explanation for our decision.

 

Financial Services

If your complaint relates to a finance agreement with BMW Financial Services, please click below for details on BMW Financial Services’ complaint handling procedure.

Find out more

 

Step 3: What if I remain unhappy with your response?

If you are dissatisfied with either our final response, or the reasons for any delay in providing our final response you may be able to ask the Financial Ombudsman Service for an independent review.

To be able to ask them for an independent review your complaint must be in relation to our credit broking activities that is to say any marketing material or recommendations we make in relation to any finance offers from MINI Financial Services, a trading name of BMW Financial Services (GB) Limited, and you must have given us the opportunity to find a resolution first. You must also be a private individual, or a business, charity or trust with an annual turnover of less than 2 million euros and fewer than 10 employees.

If you wish to pursue your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service you must do so within 6 months from the date on which we send you our final response letter. The Financial Ombudsman’s details are:

The Financial Ombudsman Service
Exchange Tower
London
E14 9SR

Telephone: 0800 0234 567

Email: complaint.info@financial-ombudsman.org.uk

Website: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk

You may also raise a complaint with any of the trade bodies listed below.

 

THE MOTOR OMBUDSMAN.

The Motor Ombudsman is the UK's government-backed, self-regulatory body for the motor industry.

Fully-impartial, it is the first ombudsman to be focused solely on the automotive sector, and self-regulates the UK’s motor industry through its comprehensive Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI)-approved Codes of Practice. BMW is accredited to the Motor Industry Code of Practice for New Cars.

Over 7,500 businesses, are accredited to one or more of the Codes covering new cars, sales, vehicle warranties and servicing and repair. These drive even higher standards of work and service, and give consumers added protection, peace of mind and trust during the vehicle purchase and ownership experience.

Address:
The Motor Ombudsman
71 Great Peter Street
London
SW1P 2BN

Telephone: 0345 241 3008

 

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE.

European legislation guarantees consumers:

  • fair treatment;
  • products which meet acceptable standards;
  • a right of redress if something goes wrong.

To help ensure that companies meet the standards set by the European Parliament, consumers now have the right to address their complaint to the European Commission’s Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Service. For full details please go to: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/