McNeil Commercial Limited

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.mcneilcommercial.co.uk.

This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information that we may collect about you and sets out how we protect any information that you supply to us. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to give certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with our privacy statement.

We might change our policy from time to time and update this page. Please check this page from time to time to make sure that you are content with any amendments. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

Our data privacy officer can be contacted at info@mcneilcommercial.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Information you give to us

This is information that you supply by completing forms on our site, corresponding with us by telephone, email or otherwise, including information you give us when you register to use our site, subscribe to our services, use the services provided by our website, when you give us information asked by us for the verification of your identity and when you inform us of an issue with our site.

This information you give might include your name, address, email address, telephone numbers and any other comments or information you supply.

Comments

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.

Media

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

This information you give might include your name, address, email address, telephone numbers and any other comments or information you supply.

Cookies

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 various periods of time and some may last for at least one year.

Visitor Tracking on our Website

Our website use Google analytics, like most websites. This enables us to collect information in anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, whether visitors have come to the site from, and which pages were visited. This information enables us to better understand how visitors find us and interact with our website. This information is used so that we can make adjustments to our website to give you a better user experience.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information as well as visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track our visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For more information about cookies and how you can set your browser not to accept cookies or to remove cookies from your browser history, please visit www.aboutcookies.organd www.allaboutcookies.orgyou should note that blocking cookies might prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Privacy Policy Principles

Prior to being allowed to use your data in the way described in this privacy policy, data protection laws specify that we meet certain conditions. We therefore take our responsibilities under data protection laws extremely seriously, and this includes conforming to these conditions. In order to use your personal data, we will rely on conditions, and these depend on the activities we carry out.

Consent

We might supply you with marketing information about our services and products where you have given your explicit consent to us.

Legitimate Interests

We will rely on a condition known as ‘legitimate interest’ to use your personal data for any other purpose described in this privacy policy. It is in our legitimate interest to collect your personal data as this gives us the information that we require to provide our services to you more effectively. This requires us to fulfill a measured test of our interests in using your personal data, e.g. to provide you with information and services that you ask for, versus the interest you have as an individual and the rights you have under data protection laws not to have your data sold to third party marketing companies without your knowledge, or to keep your personal data in secure or unstable countries or regions. The result of this measured test will determine whether we can use your personal data in the way described in this privacy policy. The exception is to marketing, where we will always rely on your explicit consent. To give full and proper consideration to your interest in carrying out this measured test, we will always act reasonably. You do not have an obligation to provide us with any information, if however, you do supply information to us, we will be better able to supply any products information and services. We will endeavor to not send irrelevant emails and you can ‘opt out’ or in of our email communications at any time. You do have the right to remove any information we hold on you and we will never sell, rent, distribute or make public your personal information. We recognise that data is a liability and therefore should only be collected and processed when it is absolutely necessary to do so.

The relevant privacy policy that is in line with McNeil Commercial Limited internal processes and systems are the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). We ask you to contact our data privacy officer if you are not sure about our compliance.

Keeping your information

Your information is kept on a secure password protected managed services and GDPR approved mailing systems and software packages which are only accessible through a password by McNeil Commercial Limited  staff and approved third party contractors. In order to understand your needs and provide you with the best possible service, we collect information about you and use it for internal necessary record keeping, the improvement of our products and services and possibly to contact you with marketing material relevant to your enquiry.

At any stage, you can ‘opt out’ with an email received via the unsubscribe button or by contacting the data privacy officer. We use your information to carry out our obligations that arise form any agreements entered into between you and us and to supply you with information, products and services that you ask for. Your information will be used to provide you with marketing information about other services or products we can offer which are similar to those that you have already enquired about including services or products you have consented to receiving on the site. And / or also to notify you about changes to our services and or products, as a part of our efforts to keep our site safe a secure and to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we give to you and others and to send relevant advertising to you where allowed. Unless we have your permission, or are obliged to do so by law, we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third party. We will delete your information when it is no longer required for any of the purposes it was given for.

Rights and Access to your Information and Correction

Under data protection law, you have a number of rights to the way we process your personal data. These are shown below and you may contact us to exercise any of these rights. We will respond to any request from you within one month from the date it is made.

  1. You have a right to access personal data held by us about you.
  2. You have a right to require us to rectify any inaccurate personal data held by us about you.
  3. You have a right to require us to erase personal data held by us about you. This will only apply where, for example, we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for, or when you withdraw your consent if we are using your personal data based on your consent, or where you object to the way we process your data (in line with number 6 below).
  4. You have a right to restrict our processing of personal data held by us about you. This will only apply where, for example, you dispute the accuracy of the personal data held by us or where you would have the right to require us to erase personal data but would prefer that our processing is restricted instead, or where we no longer have need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose it was collected for, but you require the data for the purposes of dealing with legal claims.
  5. You have a right to receive personal data which you have provided to us, in a structured, and commonly used and machine readable format. You have the right to ask us to transfer this personal data to another organisation if you request this.
  6. You have a right to object to our processing of personal data held by us about you and this includes for the purposes of sending marketing material to you.
  7. You have a right to withdraw your consent, where we rely on it to use your personal data for example, to provide you with marketing information about our services or products. McNeil Commercial Limited is committed to ensuring that your information is held securely. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Who we share your data with

We will never sell your data without your express written consent.

Where we send your data

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

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.

Contact information

Our data privacy officer Jamie McNeil can be contacted at info@mcneilcommercial.co.uk