1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT
The personal data that we collect through this website is only collected once we have your consent to do so, or if it is needed to provide (and improve) our service to you. Where personal data is collected on the website, we will give details on why your personal information is needed and how it will be used, unless it’s obvious. 1.a) Information you provide us with When using the site, you may provide personal data that we collect. Examples of personal data include name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. You may provide us with Personal Data in various ways on our website, for example, when you use our project cost estimator or when you send us a message via our contact form. 1.b) Automatically collected information When a user visits our website, we automatically collect information from the user’s device, using various technology such as cookies. Examples of automatically collected information include: IP address, web browser, device type, and the web pages/websites visited before using the site. We may also use technology to collect information regarding a user’s interaction with email messages that we send out, such as open click data. 1.c) Information from other sources We may collect information, including personal data, from third parties and sources, such as our partners, advertisers, and integrated services. If we associate or combine information from other sources with Personal Data that we collect through this website, we will treat this information as Personal Data in accordance with this policy.
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
3. HOW LONG WE HOLD YOUR DATA FOR
4. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA
We take security very seriously and are committed to keeping your information safe. Whilst we endeavor to ensure the security of our systems and the information we hold, no service is guaranteed to be completely secure. If you have any concerns that your personal information has been put at risk, please get in touch.
5. WHEN YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED WITH OTHERS
We will never sell your personal information. We may share it with others in the following ways: 5.a) When you make something public Information that you choose to include in a publicly available area of the website, such as a comment on our blog posts, will be available to any user who has access to that content. 5.b) When we use other companies to provide a service We work with third-party services who help us provide our services, for example, third-party advertising, data management, and reporting tools. These third parties may have access to or process personal data as part of providing these services to us. We limit the information provided to only what is reasonably necessary in order to perform these functions and require them to handle your personal information as if we were handling it directly. 5.c) Non-personally identifiable information We utilize aggregated, or otherwise non-personally identifiable information for a number of purposes, including measuring and analyzing site usage, system administration, and improving our site. We may also disclose this non-personally identifiable information to third parties, including advertisers, vendors, and researchers. 5.d) Compliance with Law We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or governmental agencies. We reserve the right to disclose personal data in order to take precautions against liability or protect ourselves or others from fraudulent or unlawful uses or activity.
6. YOUR RIGHTS
You have the right to: Request a copy of the information we hold on you Ask us to correct, delete your information, or only use it for certain purposes. To change your mind at any time and ask us to stop using your information, for example, by unsubscribing from marketing emails or opting out of cookies. The exceptions to these rights include: When access to personal data would reveal personal information about another individual, or if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information. In addition, we may retain data even if you withdraw your consent, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your data.
8. HOW TO CONTACT MERCE WEB