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Respecting the privacy of our website users.

Privacy Policy

How we respect the privacy of our website users and ensure your confidentiality

MR Associates is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This statement sets out how we collect, use, process and disclose your information as a Controller and includes personal data provided to us by individuals and legal entities including not for profit organisations and charities.

We may use personal data you have provided to us for any of the purposes described in this Privacy Statement, or as otherwise stated at the point and time of collection. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement as required. In the event that changes are made we will do our best to notify you, the revised statement will be posted on our website immediately.

The ‘Controller’ of your data is MR Associates, with a registered address at;
Kingston House,
3 Jamaica Street,
Greenock Renfrewshire,
PA15 1XX

MR Associates as a Controller and a Processor

This statement only covers MR Associates as a Data Controller. For information on our responsibilities as Processor please see out Data Processing Agreement. What information we collect and how we collect: MR Associates collects the following personal information:

  • Name, Name and address, Company information from Companies House including website details, telephone numbers and email addresses Email correspondence, Call recordings, Payment Information,

This information may be collected when:

● You contact MR Associates ● Your representatives shares your data ● When you engage with MR Associates through our services ● Through your employment or when you are or contracted by MR Associates ● When you participate or attend an MR Associates event or appointment

In addition to the information stated above, MR Associates may collect additional information of stakeholders on an ‘as needed basis’ based on the circumstances of your case..

MR Associates operates a website that installs cookies on clients browsers. This can also result in information and demographics being collected automatically. This data can include IP address, operating system, software and device used and analytics. The cookies on the MR Associates website are ‘local’ and only used to allow functionality of the site. No third party cookies are used. You can decline the installation of cookies at any time however, this may result in the website not displaying or functioning properly.

MR Associates may seek your consent to collect personal data from you as required. We will ask for your consent verbally or in writing. Permissions may also be implied by selecting to utilise a service supplied by MR Associates, and subject to terms and conditions. Services may not be able to be supplied if the required information is not disclosed.

How we use your information:

MR Associates will only use the data collected for legally permitted purposes. This may include, but is not limited to:

To create a client agreement Send invoices and emails Validate your identity Deliver services, support or information as requested. To meet the requirements of an agreement or contract Where it is in our legitimate interest to do so When legally obliged to disclose information

We only need and collect your accurate, complete and up-to-date personal information therefore we encourage you to contact us (via contact details specified below) if your information has been changed.

How data is disclosed?

Data will only be disclosed as required to provide our services. MR Associates will never disclose your personal information for financial gain or any malicious or unethical purpose. Data may also be disclosed where there is a regulatory or legal requirement to do so.

How will data be stored and protected?

MR Associates does not keep paper records, if we receive documents via post they are scanned and destroyed. All information is stored electronically and protected by password, anti virus software and is only retained as long as necessary for the purpose(s) for which it is obtained.

In addition, we have implemented various technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorized access to, or alteration or destruction of person data in our possession. Our computers and systems are password protected and staff are not permitted to remove equipment that stores data from the premises without permission, including USB’s that contain protected data.

How do you protect a Child’s Privacy?

Under the General Data Protection Regulations children are considered to be a vulnerable group, particularly susceptible to the impact of identity theft. Any communications with children will be in clear and plain language that can be easily understood. Consent will be obtained from a legal responsible adult or guardian to process and store a child’s information.

How do you access, modify or delete data that we hold about you?

You as the data subject have rights in relation to your data that include the right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, right to data portability and the right to object.

External Links

MR Associates is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which MR Associates website may link or for those of any downstream linkages.

You may also access, modify or request deletion of your personal data that we hold by contacting MR Associates directly in writing at : Kingston House, 3 Jamaica Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire PA15 1XX or by email : info@mrassociates.org