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Data Protection – Privacy Policy

In line with the GDPR, by you taking driving lessons with Platinum1 Driver Training, you automatically consent and agree to us holding your personal information, such as, but not limited to


  • - Name, address, contact information, and date of birth

  • - Driving licence number

  • - Records of driving progress

  • - Medical conditions that affect your ability to drive

  • - Driving test information

  • - Pictures taken during driving lessons or upon passing your test (with your permission)

  • - Receipts of payments



  • We hold your information in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR rules.


  • We hold your information for the purpose of being able to provide good quality driving lessons to you.


  • Your instructor holds your information securely, which is secured on our phones, tablets, or computers which are all password protected.


  • Your information is stored on the My Drive Time app which is kept secure. We use My Drive Time to book your lessons, store your contact information, record lesson progress and information, record payments etc.


  • We can assure you that we do not pass your information on to anyone without your prior permission and agreement. If there is a need to share your information (such as changing driving instructors and sending your progress to them, booking tests on your behalf with the DVSA etc.), we will inform you first, explain who we are sharing the information with, why we are sharing the information, and ensure that you give us your consent and permission.


  • Every instructor has dash cams which are always recording external footage and audio for the protection of yourself, the instructor and the public. If your instructor wishes to use any recorded lesson footage for other uses (such as training aids), you will be asked to sign a form.


  • You have the right to see any information we hold about you.


  • You have the right to ask us to destroy any information we hold about you.


  • Once you pass your driving test, or if you wish to discontinue lessons with us for any reason, any progress booklets will be given back to you where possible, or kept for 5 years before being destroyed.


  • Your account on My Drive Time will be made inactive and kept inactive for 5 years before being permanently deleted. The reason records are kept for 5 years is in case you need any of that information again for any reason, and for our tax and accounting purposes.



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