Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Barbados Driver Training Advisory Services (BDTAS) trading as DrivingYouth uses and protects any information that you give out when you use this website.

Barbados Driver Training Advisory Services (BDTAS) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.

Should you chose to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Barbados Driver Training Advisory Services (BDTAS)  may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 December 2017.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Personal details – name, email address, and your postcode
  • Demographic information – age, occupation, nationality
  • Information relating to your studies – Whether you have booked your test and when you plan to take your test

We do not store credit card details and we do not share customer details with any 3rd parties unless we have explicit consent.

When you can expect to receive communications from us

When you register an account with us, we will only contact you in the following circumstances.

When you register a new account, then we will email you confirmation of these your username and password by email.

When you ask for your password to be reset, then we will send your new password to you by email.

These are mandatory messages that we need to send to you to ensure the smooth running of the service.

If you have registered your account through an institutional subscription (for example, a subscription that is provided by a public library, school or driving school), then your details may be shared with this institution.

If we have your permission then we may also:

send you promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided and use your information to contact you by email for additional market research purposes.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your account details.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You have ultimate control over your information and how we use it. When you fill in the registration forms on our website, there will be an option to indicate that you do not want your details to be used for direct marketing purposes. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by signing into our website and using the account management features. Any changes you request will be updated immediately.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

BDTAS, Jackson, St. Michael, Barbados.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, you can either change this yourself by signing in to our website and using the account management features. Any changes you request will be updated immediately.

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