Security policy

California Rent A is committed to ensuring that the information you provide in making a booking is secure. To do so we use SSL (secure socket layer) technology, which is the recognised industry standard. This encrypts all your personal information including your credit card details, so that it cannot be read as it is sent over the Internet. Once your transaction has been completed, your personal information is stored on a secure computer, not on the web server, so it cannot be accessed through the Internet.

Privacy policy

California Rent A takes the privacy of the information you give us very seriously. Any information you give us will be used in accordance with the UK data protection act of 1998.
This policy explains how your information is used, and how we protect your privacy.

Information used in your booking

When you book we need to know your name, address, telephone number, credit or debit card number and expiry date. We also need the drivers' age. This enables us to process the booking.
As a broker California Rent A passes on essential booking details to our car rental suppliers in order to confirm your booking.

Competitions and promotions

From time to time we may run competitions and promotions, and ask for your name, address and e-mail address in order to administer them and notify the winners. We may use the information we collect to notify you about our services, but will always give you the opportunity not to receive this information or to opt out of receiving additional information at any time using the unsubscribe link in any e-mails we send you. We may also ask you to give us your opinion on a subject or submit recommendations, and may publish these on our site. We will not publish your name or comment without your permission.

Site tracking

We use tracking software to monitor the visitors to our site and to help us to improve the design and content of the site. This software captures and measures such information as page views and site usage patterns using a cookie system. Cookies are small text files which are sent to your web browser and are stored on the hard drive in your computer. Your browser settings can be set to inform you before receiving a cookie and/or block them.

Disclosure to third parties

California Rent A never discloses personal information about its customers to third parties without prior consent, except in the case of an emergency or if we are legally obliged to do so. we will not sell or rent any personally identifiable information we receive from you.
California Rent A may provide statistics about our customers, sales and booking patterns and related information to third parties, but these will not contain any personally identifying information.

Your consent

By using this web site you consent to the collection, storage and use of this information by California Rent A as set out in our privacy policy. In the event that we change our privacy policy, we will post any changes on this page, so that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Please note that the information you provide for your booking will be transferred outside the European economic area if your rental takes place outside of this area. By submitting your order, your consent to this transfer.