This Privacy Notice is intended to inform you of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 and in particular, your right to be informed. The Rapid Challenge, its subsidiaries, holding company and any other associated companies have put in place measures to securely protect personal data that we process. We will only hold and process your data where we have a legitimate interest in doing so in order to process suitable applications for the competition.
There may arise a necessity to hold and use personal data for the performance of any contracts we enter or services we offer. There may also be occasions where there is a legal obligation to process your data. We will contact you for your explicit consent to hold and process your data if the lawful purposes outlined above do not apply. The Rapid Challenge will not share your data with any third party without your explicit consent.
The Rapid Challenge is administered by Prodrive Ventures, part of the Prodrive Group.
At any time, you have the right to access, rectify and erase data we may hold on you. You may also withdraw any consent to process data you have given at any time. If you no longer wish to receive contactor information from The Rapid Challenge, or you wish us to remove your details from our records, please email us at: with the subject line THE RAPID CHALLENGE. If you feel there has been a breach of the GDPR regulations please write to the Data Protection Officer, Prodrive, Chalker Way, Banbury, OX16 4XD. You have the right to lodge a complaint at any time or with the Information Commissioner’s Office
Prodrive is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner.
How we collect your information
There are a number of ways information about you may be collected when you visit our website. For example, if you complete an online form requesting further information about our services you may give us information such as your name, company, address, e-mail address and phone number. Information can also be collected with the use of information gathering technologies such as cookies and log files. These help us to identify what areas of the website you have visited and how you got there.
We use many different cookies on our website:
1. Session cookies
We use session cookies to ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the website and that any information you have entered is remembered. More information on session cookies and what they are used for is at: Session Cookies, What is a Session Cookie Used for? - All about Cookies
2. Persistent Cookies
We use persistent cookies for website analytics and to improve website performance. More information on persistent cookies and what they are used for is at:
3. Third party cookies
We use suppliers who also set cookies on our website on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.
How to control cookies
Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish your progress through the website to be tracked then all recent versions of popular web browsers have the option to not accept cookies. However, by choosing not to accept cookies, some aspects of the website performance and user experience may be affected.
Information we receive from other sources
We work closely with third parties (including, for example, other companies in The Rapid Challenge, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors) and may receive information about you from them.
How we use your information
We use your information to:
Carry out our obligations under any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us
Administer our website and for internal operations in The Rapid Challenge, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes
To improve content of our website so it is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or device; as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure
For marketing of our goods and services
We may disclose or share your information if we are under a duty to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or other agreements.
Where we rely on our legitimate interest as the basis for processing data, we will carry out an assessment to ensure that those interests are not overridden by the rights and freedoms of the individual.
How we protect your information
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information which we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018/GDPR.
Prodrive Limited is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access, disclosure, destruction or alteration. We use a number of technologies including firewall and antivirus software to protect your information.
You also have a responsibility to take reasonable steps to protect your password used to access areas of this website.
We take all reasonable steps to update or correct any personally identifiable information that has been submitted via this website.
Individuals have a number of rights in relation to their personal data. You can require us to:
Rectify inaccurate data;
Stop processing or erase data that is no longer necessary for the purpose of processing
Stop processing or erase data if processing is unlawful
Stop processing data for a period if data is inaccurate or if there is a dispute about whether of not the individual’s interest override our legitimate ground for processing data.
Stop processing or erase data if the individual’s interests override our legitimate ground for processing data
Access a copy of your data on request.
Please address requests to: the Data Protection Officer, Prodrive, Chalker Way, Banbury, OX16 4XD United Kingdom.
We may change this policy from time to time and any changes will be posted to this page. Please check back to see any changes or updates.