Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.sapphiredrivingschool.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We will only collect and use the information you provide.  Personal details such as name, address, telephone number and email address.  These details will only be used to carry out the requirements for the individual concerned, that is, arrangement of driving lessons and/or driving test.  Information will only be shared with Sapphire Driving School employees, members, franchisees and associates.  Never will the information be sold for profit or marketing purposes.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Collection of personal details, example, name, address, telephone number and email via online contact form.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


The following Google programmes may be used as well as possibly others.  Again never to be sold to 3rd parties.

Google Analytics

Google AdWords

Who we share your data with

Data only shared with Sapphire Driving School employees, members and associates for the purpose of assisting and aiding the individual concerned, usually to arrange driving lessons.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Sapphire Driving School, 74 Evington Lane, Leicester LE5 5PP.  Telephone 07890 568585

Additional information

What third parties we receive data from

Possibly data from other driving instructors or driving schools.  Only to be used in aiding the individual concerned for driving lessons or driving test.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We don't require any automated decision making or profiling.

Sapphire Driving School, 74 Evington Lane, Leicester LE5 5PP, United Kingdom (UK) - Phone: 07890 568 585