Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does the site earn money?

    Not from advertising. Instead there will be useful links to other sites from which we earn a commission. Provided we have some information from our users we can ensure that offers arrive in the right context both in terms of the timing and the service. For instance you might be interested in seeing other insurance rates for your car/postcode a few weeks before your current insurance is due for renewal. We will never send your personal details to another site unless you specifically request us to do so.

  • Can I set up other reminders?

    We plan to expand the service to provide a structured approach to all kinds of reminders. Let us know what features you would like to see. The modules need to follow a standard pattern so that all users can find them from whatever device and location they are using.

  • Is my data secure?

    Any personal data is transmitted using the https:// protocol, ensuring that your data is encrypted. Most modern browsers will verify your secure connection by showing you a padlock symbol in your address bar, which will show you our security encryption is verified by a VeriSign SSL certificate. MyOwnCar does not store any sensitive personal information beyond what is necessary to help you track your vehicles and your passwords are encrypted and non-recoverable. You will never be asked for your password other than at login, and we can not tell you what your password is. The site is run by Carmen Data Limited which is registered under the Data Protection Act as PZ8162201.