The details below set out the privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) of the website www.method-analytics.co.uk (“website”). This website is operated by Method Analytics Ltd (company number 10153186) registered in England & Wales and whose registered office is at 10 Glenhurst Road, Shipley, England, BD18 4DZ. In these terms “we” “us” and “our” means Method Analytics Ltd. The Privacy Policy explains what personal information we collect from users of our website and what we do with that information.

We’d like to keep you in the loop with regards to our business and our services related to data science and analytics. If you choose to subscribe to our newsletter, blogs and voluntarily provide us with personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your name, address, email address or telephone number, we will collect and store that personal information.

Information collected by our website will be used to improve its effectiveness and, in the case of our contact form, to contact you regarding your enquiry.   We review data retention policies regularly and are legally required to hold some information provided to us to fulfill our legal obligations. We will maintain your information within our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or for as long as set out in any contracts you hold with us.  If you have subscribed to our newsletter or blog, we may also from time to time advise you of products and/or services that are available to you from us. We may contact you for such marketing purposes by post, e-mail, telephone, SMS or other electronic messages. If you do not wish to receive such communications then you will be able to opt out of your information being used for communications at the time your personal information is collected or, at any time by emailing info@method-analytics.com.

We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.   We will not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes.   We may pass some of your information on to third party service providers who assist us in providing our services. However, this will only include the information necessary for them to provide their services and we have agreements in place to ensure that their data protection policies are in line with our own.

You have a right to control how we use any information about you. This includes:

  • Right of Access – You have the right to access any information we hold about you, this will be provided in an electronic format, unless you specifically request access in person
  • Right of Rectification – You have the right to correct any inaccuracies in information we hold about you
  • Right of Erasure – You have the right to be forgotten, and inform us that you no longer wish for us to hold any data about you
  • Right of Restriction – You have the right to restrict how we process your information
  • Right of Data Portability – Should any information held about you be processed by any automated systems, you have the right to request that we provide you with a copy of this information that can be transferred to another service

The accuracy of your information is very important to us. Should any of your details change, or you discover that any information we hold is inaccurate, please contact us at our registered office address or by e-mail at info@method-analytics.com   You have a right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you. Under most circumstances, requesting this information is free of charge. However, we may charge a fee of up to £10 if your request requires a significant amount of work, or you have made repeated requests for the same information.   Should a charge be necessary, this will be communicated to you when acknowledging your request.

Any information / data provided to us by your or by our clients is transferred securely to our cloud file storage service, which is part of Office 365. All access to Office 365 services is secured using SSL/TLS, and only authorised users and partners have access to the data stored.   Any data that is transferred to staff machines is stored using AES 256-bit encryption, and the encryption keys are kept secure from unauthorised access.

Like many websites, the Method Analytics Ltd website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow the website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual.  It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit https://www.aboutcookies.org

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy notice applies only to our website, so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies of other sites (even if you access them using links found on our site).

We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time by posting an amended version of the statement on the lens website (www.method-analytics.com). Please refer to this policy regularly. If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a different manner then was stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you directly via email for your consent.

If you have any queries regarding this policy, our website/ our services, or would like to make a subject access request, please contact us at info@method-analytics.com or by writing to us at our registered office (10 Glenhurst Road, Shipley, BD18 4DZ, UK).