API Privacy Policy

Rapidcarcheck.co.uk is fully transparent about your privacy and what information we collect when using our free API. Therefore, we have created this privacy policy, to help you better understand what information we collect and how it is used.

Information we collect when a vehicle search is made via API:

When you use our API endpoint and you/your user(s) make a request for vehicle data, we collect information such as the website URL that is performing the request, the websites IP address and the vehicle registration that is being requested.

Why we collect the information we do:

  • There are several reasons we collect this information, here are the reasons:
  • VRM (Vehicle Registration Marker) – We collect this information to return API data, without this information requests cannot be processed.
  • Website URL – This information is collected so we can keep track of usage and keep API usage fair.
  • IP Address – We keep record of the requesting address; we do this to keep track of usage and keep things fair.

Records we keep:

We keep all API request records for 12 months, after this the information is deleted.

Sharing your information with 3rd parties

We do not share any personally identifying information unless required to do so by law or to aid any legal investigations regarding stolen goods, vehicles or property.

We do not sell or share your information to any other 3rd parties.

How to request your data be deleted or updated:

Request an update or deletion of any data we hold on you by contacting us using the contact page.

How to request a copy of the data we hold on you:

Simply send an email using the contact page on this website to request a copy of all the information we hold on you. We will deal with your request in a timely manner (7 working days but usually sooner).