Privacy Policy is published by The Engineering Network Ltd. , and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website visitors, newsletter subscribers, customers and suppliers. We only collect and use personal data fairly and transparently. This policy sets out how your personal data is treated.

Who is the Data Controller? is published by The Engineering Network Ltd, which is the Data Controller for the purposes of data protection legislation (most recently the Data Protection Act 2018). For any questions relating to data protection, please email

What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

  1. information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
  2. information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website;
  3. information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
  4. any other information that you choose to send to us unrequested.


We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.  Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at: does not itself use cookies for any purpose. For additional details on cookie use, in light of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, please see cookies.htm.

Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website. We may use your personal information to:

  1. administer the website;
  2. improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  3. enable your use of the services available on the website;
  4. provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  5. deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

We will not without your express consent provide your personal data to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

In addition to the above, the way in which we use your personal data will depend on the relationship between you and (the website and/or email newsletter) and/or The Engineering Network Ltd (the publisher of

Other disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:

  1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  2. in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  3. in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk); and
  4. to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

International data transfers

Personal data that we collect will be stored and processed in the UK unless necessary for the performance of a contract (eg if there is a contract between The Engineering Network Ltd and a company based outside the UK) or if there is a legal obligation for data to be transferred outside the UK.

Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. 

Your rights

Your rights are explained below. In all cases, we honour your rights in line with current data protection legislation.

Data access request: If you request it we will send you a copy of the personal data that we hold relating to you.

Rectification: If you tell us that any of the personal data we hold on you is inaccurate, we will correct it.

Objection: If you tell us that you object to your personal data being used for one of the purposes outlined above, then we will cease doing so.

Erasure: If you tell us that you want your personal data erased, then we will do so

Withdrawal of consent: If the lawful basis for us processing your personal data is consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time by emailing .

Complaints: If you wish to complain about how we have processed your personal data, you can do so via the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email to or by post to The Engineering Network Ltd., Suite 118, 80 Churchill Business Center, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4YP.

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