PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

Our website address is: http://www.machininvestments.co.uk


PRIVACY POLICY

In property development and investment, trust is everything.  So, Machin Investments respect the privacy of our investors, subscribers and database contacts. That means Machin Investments is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. This includes how we collect information, what we do with it and the controls you have over that information.

Machin Investments may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. This policy is effective from 28 September 2018.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information including email address
  • Your demographic information, such as occupation, investment or other preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to investor feedback or project opportunities

WHAT WE DO WITH WHAT WE COLLECT

Because your personal data is just that, personal, it’s important you know how we use it and how we keep it secure. We only use your personal data to keep in touch with you.

We will only ever collect, store and use your personal data when we have an identified purpose and reason to do so. This includes contacting you with information about Machin Investments – including company information and news, investment opportunities and industry updates.

We may also use your personal data to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • To improve our products and services
  • For market research purposes.

SECURITY

 Security of your personal information is paramount to Machin Investments. Electronic data and databases are stored on secure computer systems. 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.

COOKIE POLICY

HOW WE USE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which seeks permission to be placed on your computer or mobile digital device. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. Our website uses cookies to help provide you with the best possible experience and allow the website and its applications to tailor its functionality to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Our cookies help us:

  • Ensure our website works as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website experience 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.

We occasionally use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ behalf. This site does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites listed below for more information about these.

  • Google Analytics
  • Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn (to allow social sharing via our website)

DATA RETENTION POLICY

Machin Investments will only use and store information for as long as it is required for the purposes it was collected for. How long information will be stored depends on the information in question and its purpose. For example, if you ask us not to send you marketing emails, we will stop storing your emails for marketing purposes (though we’ll keep a record of your preference not to be emailed).

We continually review the information we hold and delete what is no longer required.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the website you subsequently visit. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites.  Equally, 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

If Machin Investments requests personal information from you anywhere on this website, we will always inform you of the purpose for gathering that information and request you confirm your acceptance before, or at the point of, submission of the information. If you have previously agreed to us retaining your personal information for any purpose, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at info@machininvestments.co.uk

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. We may, from time to time, use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

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 Machin Investments, 27 Buckingham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, Brighton, BN14 5AU.

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 or delete any information found to be incorrect.