This policy sets out how we may use and protect any personal information provided by you when using our website.
Our website is run and held on our domain: birchfieldengineering.co.uk
If you have any questions about this policy, or do not agree with it, please contact our customer services department at firstname.lastname@example.org, before using or entering any information over our website.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 May 2011. "We/our/us" refers to Birchfield Engineering at our office at
What information do we collect?
In general, you can use this website without giving us any information just by viewing it's content.
We may collect the following information:
- your name and contact information, including email address, geographical address and company details via our enquiry forms.
- information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experiences with our products and contact preferences in order to provide you with further correspondence about our products and services.
What do we do with the information we collect?
We use this information to provide you with a better service, and, in particular, for the following reasons:
- to provide answers to your questions asked via the website
- for internal record keeping
- to improve the content of the website
- to obtain feedback from you about our services
- to notify you about the updates to our website
- to customise the content and/or layout of our website for each individual user, so that's its more relevant and easier to navigate for each individual user.
- to provide you with copies of our publications which you may subscribe to via our website
- to respond to any media queries about us or our associated companies.
We would like to provide you with information about products which we think you may find interesting.
We may send you such information by mail, telephone or fax, unless you specified that you would prefer not to receive such information.
When you provide us with information, you will be given the option to let us know that you do not want your information used for direct marketing purposes. If you request this option, we will not send you any direct marketing.
You can change your mind at any time by contacting our company by email at email@example.com or by post to
Alternatively, you can telephone us on 01384 237171
We would also like to provide you with the information above by email. If you are a customer or you have previously asked us for information on our products or services, we may send you information on our range of products and services by email, unless you have asked us not to do so.
If the reason you have given us personal information is to receive email information from us, we will continue to provide this information by email unless you ask us not to do so.
Otherwise, when you provide us with personal information, we will ask you whether or not you are happy for us to send you this kind of information by email.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing emails from us, please contact our company secretary by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to
Alternatively, you can telephone us on 01384 237171.
Who do we share this information with?
We will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than our subsidiaries, parent company, group companies or potential purchasers of our business without your permission unless this is necessary for the reasons set out in the "What we do with the information we collect" section or where we are required to do so by law. We may release your personal information to our authorised direct marketing or other agents unless you tell us that you do not wish this to happen.
How to get copies of the information we have collected
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to our Data Protection Compliance Officer at email@example.com
or by post to
Alternatively, you can telephone us on 01384 237171
If you think any information we have about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or email us as soon as possible. We will correct or update any information as soon as possible.
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.
We may link to other websites which are not within our control. Once you have left our website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You can, should you choose, disable the cookies from your browser and delete all cookies currently stored on your computer. On Microsoft Internet Explorer, this can be done by selecting "Tools/Internet Options" and reviewing your privacy settings or selecting "delete cookies". You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking "help" on your browser's menu or by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. No information obtained from the cookie will be used by us for marketing purposes.