Collection of Personal Data
When you visit the Websites or telephone or email the relevant Group entity, we may collect and process personal information about you for the purpose of sales, administration and marketing.
We may receive personal information about you, for example, when you contact Group entities by doing any of the following:
The information that we collect may include:
Use of Personal Information
MPG may collect and use information about visitors to the Websites to conduct its business, including identifying your requirements, delivering services and information which you have requested, promoting other services which may be of interest to you and collating web user statistics.
We may also use it to contact you for your views on our services and events and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Websites or our services, unless you have opted out of receiving such services as set out at Contact/Unsubscribe section below.
Data Transfer and Consent
The personal information that we collect from you may be transferred by MPG to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, a service provider or business partner. The purposes and processing associated with any such transfer will comply with all applicable data protection regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulations, and with our obligation to protect your personal information and keep it secure. Where required under applicable laws we will take measures to ensure that personal information handled in other countries will receive at least the same level of protection as it has in the EEA.
By submitting your personal information to us you agree to us transferring, processing and storing your personal information as described above. In certain circumstances, we may ask for your explicit consent to make an international transfer of your information.
Disclosure of Information
We take all reasonable care to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal information. We may disclose your personal information to:
We may also share or sell, as permitted by law, information to other companies who we believe may have products and services of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive information from us or from other sources or you wish to review your settings, please follow the instructions under the Managing your preferences section below.
We may also share this information about our visitors, customers or former customers to companies that perform marketing services on our behalf or with whom we have joint marketing agreements.
How We Protect Your Data
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information that you provide to us and we put in place appropriate technical, physical, and organisational security measures to protect against any unauthorised access or damage to, or disclosure or accidental loss of, your information.
You should be aware that communications over the internet, such as emails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Wherever possible, the Group uses encryption, however, we cannot guarantee the security of your information absolutely and you acknowledge that we may be subject to breaches of security through no fault of our own.
Fraud Prevention and Detection
We may, as a matter of law, and without requiring notice or consent, obtain information about you
from our third-party suppliers and other third-party databases to detect and prevent fraudulent activity within the Group and to monitor and/or enforce the MPG’s compliance with any regulatory rules and codes. We may also share your information with regulatory bodies in the UK or if applicable, overseas, as well as with other companies (directly or via shared databases) to prevent and detect fraud.
In order to prevent and detect fraud we may at any time:
We can supply on request further details of the agencies and databases we access or contribute to and how this information may be used. If you require further details write to us at the address below or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We and other organisations may also search these agencies and databases to:
We may track and process information and data in relation to your use of our Websites using “cookies”. A cookie is a small file which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard disc and helps us understand and track your use of the Websites and where we can improve the information and services provided.
We only share this information with MPG´s officers, employees and third-party contractors. Where we use or share information from or with third parties, we will respect any permissions that you have set about how you would like your information to be used.
Most internet browsers allow you to stop receiving cookies via options/settings. You may enable these options/settings. However, this will mean that our system may not recognise your computer when you log in and so you may not be able to use or access certain parts of the Websites. For information about cookies generally, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Links to Other Websites
From time to time we may make improvements or changes to our services, or there may be amendments to laws or regulation or developments in the technology or processes we use. If we intend to make any significant changes to the use of your personal information in a manner different to that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you by posting a notice on our Websites.
Updates to Your Personal Information
Please let us know if there are any changes to your personal information as it is important that the information that we hold about you is accurate and up to date.
You can ask us to update or correct your personal information by writing to us at the address below or by sending us an email to email@example.com.
How Long We Store Information About You
We will keep your personal information for as long as it is considered necessary, for the purpose for which it was collected, and to comply with our legal and regulatory requirements. This will involve keeping your information for a reasonable period of time after your relationship with us has ended.
How to Find Out What Information We Hold About You
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you free of charge in a ‘Subject Access Request.’ To do this, you may write to us at the address below or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before providing any personal information to you that we hold about you we will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity. We do this to protect your personal information and to ensure that it is only sent to the person to whom the information relates.
Managing Your Marketing Preferences
From time to time, MPG entities or third parties who we think have products or services of interest to you may use your personal information to send you e‐mails, e‐mail newsletters, or news updates alerting you to new features, products, promotions, or services pertaining to one or more of the Websites.
We will always give you the option to ‘opt-out’ when you receive any email, text or other direct marketing communication. If you no longer wish to receive communications or other marketing materials from us and/or from such third parties, you may opt‐out of receiving such communications at any time by emailing us your request to ‘unsubscribe’ at email@example.com.
Policy Date:24th May 2018