We will collect, process and store personal information about you which will include:
Most of the information described above comes directly from you but we do obtain some from third parties, for example, personal information may be passed to us by clients, suppliers or customers who, as your employer, may have designated you as their contact person.
When you visit our website, we collect some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on the site and when. We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements, and we do not tie this to any information that can be used to identify you.
We will use your information for the purpose of legitimate interests being pursued by us in relation to the services or properties that we provide. For example, we will use your information to contact you to discuss our services and properties (and any changes to them); to respond to any questions or concerns you have raised; to deal with administrative matters such as contacting you for business purposes and (where applicable) to prevent fraud.
We may also use your information in order to comply with any legal obligation that we have, in connection with any legal proceedings or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
Where we have relied on our legitimate interests to process your personal data, you may contact us to obtain more information, including in relation to our assessment of the impact on you.
Your information will be shared internally amongst our staff but they will only use it to carry out their duties in line with the purposes set out above. We will need to share your personal information with others from time to time, including:
We will also disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law or to a law enforcement agency.
We will securely erase your information if we decide that we no longer need it.
You have the following rights regarding your information:
|Your rights||What does this mean?|
|3. Right to rectification||You are entitled to have your information corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.|
|4. Right to erasure||This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’ and, in simple terms, enables you to request the deletion or removal of your information where there is no compelling reason for us to keep using it. This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.|
|5. Right to restrict processing||You have rights to ‘block’ or suppress further use of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further.|
|6. Right to data portability||You have the right to obtain and reuse your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format in certain circumstances. In addition, where certain conditions apply, you have the right to have such information transferred directly to a third party.|
|7. Right to withdraw consent||If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful).|
In addition to the above rights, you also have the right to object to certain types of processing, in certain circumstances. In particular, the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on our legitimate interests grounds (including processing for direct marketing).
The pages on this website are published by MEL. MEL will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them.
When you visit this website, MEL’s web server collects some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on the site, and when.
We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements. We do not collect any personally identifiable information.
If you are not satisfied with our response or you believe our use of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”).