Privacy & Cookies Statement

Manhire Associates Limited ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Manhire Associates Limited trading at Hanover House, 76A Coombe Road, Norbiton, Kingston-Upon-Thames, KT2 7AZ (registration number 03764280).
This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site [www.manhireassociates.co.uk] (our site). This includes information provided when subscribing to any of our services or requesting further services.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • When you contact us in person, over the telephone, by email, by post or social media.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

The main types of cookies

Session cookies:

These only last for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies are typically used to track your movements between pages and to remember information entered within that session – often aiding website functionality or security.

Persistent cookies:

These are not deleted when you close your browser and will be stored after your visit. Persistent cookies are typically used to store your preferences for future visits and to provide targeted advertising based on your browsing activities and interests. We may hold our persistent cookies for up to 12 months.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies.

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies.

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.

First-party (Manhire Associates) cookies

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

  • ASPXANONYMOUS - this cookie is used to deliver anonymous user details when authorising applications on the website;
  • RequestVerificationToken - this cookie Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks;
  • CookieConsent - (cfduid, is_unique) - Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain;
  • language – this cookie saves the user's preferred language on the website;
  • dnn_IsMobile - A DNN cookie used by the CMS to determine if the Visitor is browsing from a Mobile Device
  • EDView# - Used in the News Module to prevent duplicate read counts.

Third-party cookies

Our websites will set several types of third-party cookies, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:

  • Google Analytics - we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/.  Opt-Out.

What to do if you want to control the use of Cookies?


You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser, but please be aware that for some parts of our website to work you will need to accept cookies. Cookies can be removed or declined by changing your web browser settings. The following links may be helpful: 

Cookie setting in Firefox

Cookie setting in Safari 

Cookie setting in Internet Explorer 

Cookie setting in Chrome 

Cookie setting in Microsoft Edge 

For more information about third party cookies generated by advertisers please visit www.youronlinechoices.com and for general information about cookies and their use, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. You may also wish to review the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner's Office https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/

Please be aware that these are 3rd party websites and as such Manhire Associates accepts no liability for the instructions given on these sites.

Your use of the website constitutes your consent to this website setting cookies on your device. 

If you do not wish the website to set cookies on your device then you should either not use the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari). This will mean that the site will continue to drop cookies and your visit to the site will be as normal. Once you leave the site, all cookies dropped will be destroyed.

Where we store your personal data

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

How we use your personal data

We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To respond to your enquiry.
  • Collect and recover money that is owed to us.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, our customers, or others. 

We will never disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at enquiries@manhireassociates.co.uk. 
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes. 

This statement was updated on the 25/11/2019.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to enquiries@manhireassociates.co.uk.

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