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Privacy Policy

PROTECTING YOUR PRIVACY ONLINE

This privacy policy applies to the web site www.container-housing.co.uk, served by MAC Container Company Limited, and governs the privacy of the people who choose to use it. It sets out the different areas relating to user privacy and outlines the obligations and requirements of users, the web site and web site owners (ourselves). It also details how this web site processes, stores and protects user data and information.

This web site and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and make every effort to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visit.

This web site complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Cookies

This web site uses cookies to improve the user experience while visiting the web site. Where relevant, a cookie control system allows the user to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their first visit. This complies with recent legislation requiring web sites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on their computer/device.

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by web sites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to owners of the site. Cookies track, save and store information about your interactions and usage of the web site. This allows the web site, through its server, to provide you with a tailored experience.

No personal details will be shared that could identify you.

The cookies we use to collect information about how visitors use our site are:
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They are provided by Google Analytics. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited.

Front-end cookie

This cookie is used to acknowledge your visit to our site. It does not store any information about you, just that you've been to the site so that the server knows and recognises if you return to the site in the future. From this cookie we cannot tell who you are, where you accessed the site from or where you went after your visit. These cookies are usually called session cookies and are server-generated. They automatically expire when you leave the site.

Other cookies may be stored to your hard drive by external vendors when this web site uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through your browser settings. If you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this web site to your hard drive, you should take necessary steps within your web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this web site and its external serving vendors.

Contact and communication

Users contacting this web site and/or its owners do so at their discretion and provide any personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998.

Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form-to-email submission process, but using it is at your own risk.

This web site and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products/services they offer or answer any questions or queries you submit. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program operated by the web site, but only if this was made clear to you and you granted express permission when submitting a form-to-email process – or if you have previously enquired about or purchased a product or service to which the email newsletter relates. This is by no means a complete list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. 

Your details are not passed on to any third parties. 

Email newsletter

This web site operates an email newsletter program to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by the site. You can subscribe through an online automated process at your discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with you. 

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 

No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with companies/people outside the company that operates this web site.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, for a small fee you may request a copy of personal information held about you by our email newsletter program. Please write any requests for information to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this web site or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; opening emails, forwarding emails, clicking links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply you with more relevant content based around your activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, subscribers are given the opportunity to unsubscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If no automated system is available, clear instructions will be given on how to unsubscribe.

External links

This web site only uses quality, safe and relevant external links. However, you should exercise caution before clicking any such links.

Despite our best efforts, we cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked web site. Users click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications resulting from visiting external links.

Resources and further information

Document v1.0, April 2017

Authored by:
MAC Container Company limited
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