Privacy Policy

M.A.C. Maintenance & Construction is amongst the leading residential maintenance and construction companies in the UK, and we are completely committed to protecting your privacy.

Privacy Policy

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Who we are (owner & data controller)

M.A.C. Maintenance & Construction Ltd is a residential construction company based in Lightwater, Surrey.

Our registered office is at Braemar, Windermere Road in Lightwater, Surrey (GU18 5TH).

Our website address is: https://mac-mc.co.uk/.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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, our goal being to improve the user experience on our website by knowing who you are interacting with via comments. 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

Throughout the website you will have the opportunity to leave the following personal information:
  • first and last name
  • email address
  • telephone number

This information is collected with the sole purpose of offering services specifically related to those services that M.A.C. Maintenance & Construction provides, and it will be stored for as long as is necessary to provide those services or possible future services.

Cookies

Cookies are implemented to improve the user experience and the correct functioning of our site for the user.

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 one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We may also use cookies to share them with carefully selected third parties for marketing purposes. These third parties may gather non-personal data to help deliver relative advertisements to you.

Controlling or Deleting Cookies

You can restrict, block or completely remove cookies from our website, or any other website through your web browser. To do. so, please follow the instructions on the following Google webpage. Otherwise, via your Google Account you may deactivate any tracking for advertising purposes here.
 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Certain data, such as your IP, internet browser, device used to access our services, or pages visited, is collected in Google Analytics with a view to understanding user behaviour on the website, and improving the experience for each and every user.
 
None of the data stored about you is personally identifiable, meaning that your use of the website is completely anonymous.
 

Who we share your data with

We may share your personal data with our subsidiaries to process it for the purposes of inter-group administration and to deliver products or services where elements of these are provided by group companies other than those with which you have directly contracted.

We may also share your personal data with the below third parties:

  • our professional advisors, external legal advisors and financial advisors;
  • marketing and communications agencies where they have agreed to process your personal data in line with this Privacy Notice;
  • market research companies;
  • our suppliers, business partners and sub-contractors; and/or;
  • search engine and web analytics.

We will share your personal data with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if we are obliged to for legal reasons or for any of the above reasons.

Personal data may also be shared with third party service providers who will process it on behalf of M.A.C. Maintenance & Construction for the purposes above. Such third parties may include providers of website hosting, security, finance applications, logistics partners and payment providers.

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.

What rights you have over your data

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by refraining from providing it on any forms, clicking the unsubscribe button on any email communication, or by contacting us directly.

Where you have consented to us using your personal data, you can withdraw that consent at any time by writing to us at  (change this to an address) gdpr@mac-mc.co.uk.

If the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can notify us and ask us to amend it.

You also have the right to ask us to provide a copy of any personal data we hold about you. If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where you have provided your data to us and it is processed by automated means, you may be able to request that we provide it to you in a structured, machine readable format.

If you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you may be able to ask us to restrict how we use your personal data while your complaint is processed.

To get in touch with us please call +44 7841 428667

Where we send your data

We mainly store all of our data in the European Economic Area (EEA). It is possible that it may be transferred and stored outside the EEA, and if this were the case, the country’s data protection laws will have been approved as adequate by the European Commission or other, or other applicable safety measures have been put in place.

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

Contact information

For all privacy and data management related enquiries or concerns, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on +44 7841 428667.