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One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise MTI Technology pages, or register with MTI Technology site or services, a cookie helps MTI Technology to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the MTI Technology Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the MTI Technology features that you customised.
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Important information and who we are
We are MTI Technology Limited, a company registered in Scotland under company number SC112019, whose registered office is at Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EG, Scotland.
MTI Technology is both a data controller and a data processor. We decide what personal information is needed, and how it should be processed. We carry out processing activities as part of our business operations.
Personal information we collect about you
To sell product and services, MTI Technology collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number.
MTI Technology also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
When MTI Technology collect personal information for marketing purposes, we will always ask you to opt-in to one or more marketing channels. There will always be an option to opt-out or unsubscribe.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by MTI Technology that we refer to as behavioural data. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within MTI Technology to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Our marketing team may collect your personal information from a small number of telemarketing agencies. We have contracts with these agencies which impose strict requirements to keep your information confidential and secure. Your personal information will only be provided to us with your consent.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through MTI Technology public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: MTI Technology does not read any of your private online communications.
Use of your personal information
MTI Technology collects and uses your personal information to operate the MTI Technology Web site and deliver the services you have requested. MTI Technology also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from MTI Technology and its affiliates.
MTI Technology may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
MTI Technology does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. MTI Technology may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.
In addition, MTI Technology may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MTI Technology, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
MTI Technology does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
MTI Technology keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within MTI Technology, in order to determine what MTI Technology services are the most popular. This information is used by MTI Technology for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MTI Technology Web site.
MTI Technology Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MTI Technology or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MTI Technology; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MTI Technology or the public.
Legal reasons for processing of your personal information
MTI Technology will only use your personal information when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
- Where MTI Technology need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you;
- Where it is necessary for MTI Technology’s legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; and
- Where MTI Technology need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Protecting your information
There is an element of risk involved with sending information via the Internet. We urge you to take appropriate precautions to protect your personal information when accessing on-line resources. Ensuring your operating system and Internet browser are updated with relevant security patches, and the use of other security products can help reduce this risk.
Security of your personal information
MTI Technology secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. MTI Technology secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
Your Legal Rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal information, and MTI Technology wants to ensure you remain in control of your personal information and make sure you understand your legal rights, which are as follows:
- The right to be informed how personal information is processed;
- The right to access your personal information;
- The right to rectification of any errors in the personal information we hold;
- The right to erasure;
- The right to restrict processing;
- The right to data portability;
- The right to object; and
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
MTI Technology does not transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and any IT systems that store your information are based in the UK or the EEA. If we need to transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area, we will ensure that such transfers are compliant with the GDPR.
Retention of your personal information
MTI Technology will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, MTI Technology consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
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Alternatively, if you feel that MTI Technology is acting unfairly or illegally, you can lodge a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), whose address list listed below.
Tel. 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745