Privacy Notice

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC (the Company) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. For the purpose of applicable data protection law, including the Data Protection Act 1998 and, from its entry into force on 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (together, DP Law), the Company is the data controller. You will see the Company referred to as Hitachi and Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions on the site. Our Privacy Notice explains what we do with any personal information which we collect from you, including when you use  our website and when you interact with us in other ways offline, for example during the credit application process. If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Notice, please contact us at the address on the Contact Us page of this site or email us at

This Privacy Notice explains how we collect, use and disclose personal information about you when you visit the site and when you contact us, whether by e-mail, post, fax or telephone using the contact options on the site. The information you provide to us may then be shared with other companies in the Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC group (“Group”). Where we refer to the Company, this will also include the Group unless we explain otherwise.

What type of personal information do we collect?

The legal basis for our use and other processing of your personal information under DP Law

What other personal information do we collect and why?

How we use your personal information

Data Anonymisation

How long do we keep your personal information for (and the criteria used to determine this)?

How do we share your information with credit reference agencies?

How do we share your information with fraud prevention agencies?

Does the Company share my personal information with third parties?

Will my personal information be transferred abroad?

Managing your marketing preferences

Your rights to access your personal information

Your rights under DP Law

Your right to complain to the data privacy supervisory authority

Keeping you informed

Changes to this Notice

Contact/address details