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Privacy Policy

Who we are.

Our website address is: https://mbsitem.co.uk.

Data Controller – Machine Building Systems Ltd.

This privacy notice sets out how Machine Building Systems Ltd. uses and protects data. Machine Building Systems Ltd. is committed to ensuring privacy is protected.

What information do we have?

Machine Building Systems Ltd. collect and store data relating to suppliers, customers, potential customers and employees.  Data is only stored where needed and is only used to provide the legal obligations that we have with our suppliers, customers and employees.

How do we get the information and why do we have it?

Information is provided at the point that an entity becomes a supplier, customer, potential customer or employee.  Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful basis we rely on for processing this information is:

  • We have a legal or contractual obligation
  • We have a legitimate interest

What do we do with the information we have?

We use the information provided to fulfil our obligations as a customer, supplier or employer. 

How do we store your information?

Your data is securely stored until deleted.  Data is kept for a minimum period of 10 years.  We complete periodic data reviews and if data no longer required after 10 years, the data is deleted from our systems.  Your data is only shared in line with our legal obligations which might include:

  • Group Companies
  • Professional advisors (including lawyers, accountants and auditors)
  • Legal and Regulatory authorities
  • HM Revenue & Customs and other Government / State related entries

Your data protection rights.

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access – you have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
  • Your right to rectification – you have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
  • Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

Please contact us if you wish to make a request – email sales@mbsitem.co.uk

How we use cookies.

A cookie is a small file which requires your permission to be placed on your computer. 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.

No personal data is captured via the use of the cookies on our website.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.  You can choose to accept or decline cookies.

How to complain.

You can complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO’s address:            
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

This notice was updated on the 17th October 2019