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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Birley Manufacturing Limited uses and protects any information that you give Birley Manufacturing Limited when you use this website.

Birley Manufacturing Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Birley Manufacturing Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits our website birleyml.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Date we collect & Registering for our E-Newsletter

During the course of your dealings with us and as part of our normal business processes we will collect basic contact and business related information. This may include amongst other things your name, contact address, telephone number, mobile number and email.

Should you or the business you represent, conduct transactions with us then we will also maintain such data as is necessary for day-to-day administration of your account.

If you choose to sign up to our newsletter we collect your name, email address and company name to send e-newsletters and marketing information to your email address.

All data collected is for internal use only. We do not share our marketing data or any of your personal data, contact details or communication preferences with third parties. We store this information on a secure internal database to keep your data safe.

For general mailings we use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimps’s privacy notice.

If you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing list your details will be updated and your request to receive mailings removed from the internal database and from MailChimp.

When registering for information to be sent to you will be mailed a link or complete the online form which we ask you to complete fully in order to update us of your preferences. Should you wish to be removed from our mailing list or require to change your contact preferences at any time, then you can do so by either clicking unsubscribe to a link on one of our mailings, which will remove you from the mailings database or update your overall preferences by using the form on our website. Your changes will usually be updated within 2 working days.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a enquiry form on the website, there is an opt-in box to receive Birley's email newsletter. If you choose not to click the box and opt-in your information will not be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at info@birleyml.com.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Regulation 2018.  If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Birley Manufacturing Limited, Birley Vale Avenue, Sheffield, S12 2AX. Email us at info@birleyml.com and your request will be dealt with under the organisations subject access request policy.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.