Privacy Policy (last updated 2018-05-24)


ClubCalibra is a United Kingdom (UK) based group that is a part of the VBOA who are devoted to the love and care of the Calibra cars sold under the Vauxhall, Opel and Holden brands.

ClubCalibra operates and owns the membership group (referred to in this policy as "membership") and the website that hosts our membership forum and information site (referred to in this policy as the "service"). The Service is hosted in the United Kingdom and is available through the Website, and is not directed to individuals under the age of sixteen (16). ClubCalibra does not knowingly collect information from individuals under sixteen (16) years of age without prior parental consent or consistent with applicable law.

We believe privacy is a right, and you have a right to keep it private. Our goal is to be transparent about how we collect and use information about you, to keep such information secure, and to provide you with meaningful choices.



Our Privacy Policy explains:
- What information we collect and why we collect it.
- How we use that information.
- The choices we offer, including how to access and update information about you.


To help you understand what personal information we collect about you, here is a summary of the primary information we collect:
- If you use the service, we collect information through cookies to track your session, and your IP address to help control email spam and abuse management.
- If you log in to the service, we collect your email address to create an ID that is associated with posts, messages and other activities on the website.
- If you register for a membership, we collect your name, address, telephone number, email address and website account ID that is associated with your club membership to afford you the various benefits.
- For details and specifics on how we collect, use and share information about you, please read our entire Privacy Policy below.


The Service may be available worldwide, however data will not leave the European Economic Area (EEA). All data processing including backups are stored within servers in the EEA.


People have different privacy concerns. We believe you should have tools to control information about you and manage your experience with us. For example, you can find controls to manage or review your account information by going to your Profile Settings.


We may collect and combine information when you interact with the Service, including:
- Information you give us. We collect the information that you voluntarily give us.
-- For example, when you register for a account, we ask for your email address, user name, birthdate and password, and may request other registration information required by the service register as a member.
-- For example, when you register for a ClubCalibra membership, we ask for your full name, home or other postal address, contact telephone number(s), email address and username if applicable.

- Information from your use of the Service. We collect information about how you use the Website like which Topics or Users you follow, and the content you view. This information includes:
-- Device information: such as your IP address and an anonymous device identifier; and
-- Browser information: such as information automatically provided by browsers like user agent and IP addresses accessing a Website; and

- We do not collect any “sensitive” or “special categories of personal data” as defined under European data protection laws.


We use cookies and other standard web technologies to collect information automatically from your device, including Cookies. Cookies are data files that often include a unique identifier, and are placed on a user’s device or computer. We use cookies to deliver content and/or advertising specific to your interests, to enable you to log in to the Service without having to reenter all of your information, and for Service analytics. In addition, we may use third party companies to display ads on the Websites or Application, and these ads may contain cookies. You can learn more about how to delete, decline, or control cookies at About Cookies, and can also control cookies by clicking your profile settings for the Website. If you choose to delete or decline cookies, certain features of the Service may not function properly or not at all.


We use the information collected to provide the Service or Membership.

We may also use the information collected for the following purposes:
- To contact you in connection with the Service or Membership;
- To provide user support and site administration;
- To improve the Service or Membership;
- To protect the safety and security of users of the Service or members of the public including acting in urgent circumstances;
- To protect or defend the legal rights or property of ClubCalibra, advertisers and other third parties, including business partners, as well as our corporate affiliates, in connection with the Service;
- To investigate, deter, and report against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity, and/or risk management; and
- To comply with applicable law, rules, regulations, or legal process.


We share the information collected as follows:
- Service providers: We share information collected with our service providers and partners to facilitate some aspects of the membership, for example offering you membership discounts. These service providers may use information about you solely for the purpose of providing these services to you.
- Legal and other purposes: We may share information collected with law enforcement, regulatory authorities, courts with competent jurisdiction, emergency services, or other necessary third parties for legal, protection, security, and safety purposes.


The Service may contain links to websites or applications not operated by us. The Service may also carry advertisements from third party companies not associated with us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites or applications or other services operated by third parties that are linked to or integrated with the Service, or for the privacy practices of third party advertising companies. Once you leave the Service via a link, access a website, a third party application, or click on an advertisement, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the website or application to determine, for example, how they will handle the information they collect about you.


If you a user located in the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above depends on the type of information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. We may rely on our legitimate interest to collect information from you, except where such interests are overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. Where we rely on our legitimate interests to collect and process information about you, they include the interests described in the section above headed “How We Use the Information Collected”. However, in some cases, we may rely on your consent or have a legal obligation to collect the information from you, or may otherwise need the information to protect your and/or our vital interests or those of another person or entity. If we rely on your consent to collect and/or process information about you, we will obtain such consent in compliance with applicable laws. If you have questions about or want further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use information about you, please contact us using the details in the “Contact Information” section below


If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you have certain rights and protections under the law regarding the collection, processing, and use of information about you. As set forth above, the information that we collect about you when you use the Service may include certain digital identifiers that are considered “personal data” under European law. We process this data either as it is necessary to further our legitimate interest and/or pursuant to your consent. As a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the right to: (i) request access and obtain a copy of the information we collect about you; (ii) request rectification or erasure; (iii) restrict the processing of such information; and (iv) if applicable, data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of such information. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the details in the “Contact Information” section below. Please note that because most of the information we collect and maintain about you can only identify a particular browser or device, and cannot identify you individually, you may need to provide us with additional information to enable us to identify the information we have about you and ensure that we accurately fulfill your request. Although we use good faith efforts to respond to your request, we may not be able to provide and/or correct the requested information in all situations. For example, we may not be able to provide the information requested if it imposes an undue burden or expense, requires us to release confidential commercial information, or requires the disclosure of information relating to another person. Finally, as a resident of the EEA, you have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of personal data with a European Data Protection Authority. For contact details of your relevant local Data Protection Authority, please see here: European Commission Data Protection Authorities.


Our goal is delete the ClubCalibra account you requested within 30 days of receiving your written request. For the Website, we will delete your email, IP address, username and your profile information. We will also anonymise your posting and images tied to your username. If you close your ClubCalibra account, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that information about you is no longer accessible or used by the Service. However, as permitted by applicable law, we retain and may use information about you as necessary to comply with our legal and/or financial obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and other legitimate purposes (including, for document retention and security purposes). Please contact us using the details in the “Contact Information” section below to close your ClubCalibra account or request changes or modification of the information you previously provided to us.


ClubCalibra uses industry-standard physical, electronic, and procedural measures designed to safeguard the information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. However, please note no transmission of information via the Internet or electronic storage solution can be guaranteed to be completely secure, although we take reasonable precautions to protect against security incidents.


We do not store information longer than we need it. The cookies we set expire no later than 30 days after they were last accessed. We typically store the information collected, such as IP address and other information described above until the next login. When we no longer need the information collected, it is deleted from either the cookies or our servers (as applicable). In some cases, we may keep some information for longer periods of time where required under certain laws or to comply with law enforcement or regulatory requests, which for example may include, those relating to corporate governance, taxation, money laundering and financial reporting legislation.


From time-to-time, ClubCalibra may modify this Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives, regulatory reasons, changes in the law, our information collection and use practices, or changes in the features of the Service or technology. Therefore, it is important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. If ClubCalibra materially changes our practices regarding collection or use of information about you, such information will continue to be governed by the Privacy Policy under which it was collected unless you have been provided notice of, and the opportunity to choose not to have information about you used as described in the revised Privacy Policy before such changes take effect, which may require that you stop using the Service and deactivate your ClubCalibra account, as outlined above


If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at ClubCalibra Privacy

Important note: The data controller of European Economic area residents’ information is ClubCalibra contactable at the above email address.

All times are UTC + 1 hour