Lothian Mechanical Handling Privacy Policy

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How we treat your  personal information

Privacy Policy:

Lothian Mechanical Handling (“Lothian Mechanical Handling“) operates lothianmechanicalhandling.co.uk and may operate other websites. It is Lothian Mechanical Handling’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Lothian Mechanical Handling collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Lothian Mechanical Handling’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lothian Mechanical Handling’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Lothian Mechanical Handling may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Lothian Mechanical Handling also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on lothianmechanicalhandling.co.uk blogs/sites. Lothian Mechanical Handling only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Lothian Mechanical Handling’s websites choose to interact with Lothian Mechanical Handling in ways that require Lothian Mechanical Handling to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lothian Mechanical Handling gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at lothianmechanicalhandling.co.uk to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Lothian Mechanical Handling are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Lothian Mechanical Handling collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Lothian Mechanical Handling. Lothian Mechanical Handling does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Lothian Mechanical Handling may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Lothian Mechanical Handling will not display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Lothian Mechanical Handling does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Lothian Mechanical Handling discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Lothian Mechanical Handling’s behalf or to provide services available at Lothian Mechanical Handling’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Lothian Mechanical Handling’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lothian Mechanical Handling will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Lothian Mechanical Handling discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lothian Mechanical Handling believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lothian Mechanical Handling, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Lothian Mechanical Handling website and have supplied your email address, Lothian Mechanical Handling may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Lothian Mechanical Handling and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to share this it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Lothian Mechanical Handling takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lothian Mechanical Handling uses cookies to help Lothian Mechanical Handling identify and track visitors, their usage of Lothian Mechanical Handling website, and their website access preferences. Lothian Mechanical Handling visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lothian Mechanical Handling’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lothian Mechanical Handling’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Lothian Mechanical Handling, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Lothian Mechanical Handling goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Lothian Mechanical Handling may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Lothian Mechanical Handling and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lothian Mechanical Handling may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Lothian Mechanical Handling’s sole discretion. Lothian Mechanical Handling encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a Lothianmechanicalhandling.co.uk account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Request For Personal Data

By using this site and filling in any of the forms on our site, you consent to having Lothian Mechanical Handling collect your email so that we can send you any requested info or call to give you a free quote. Please read below to get more info on where, how and why we store your data.

If you have any concerns, please feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing lmh@lothianmechanicalhandling.co.uk.

What Personal Data Do We Collect / Store?

We will only ever at most collect your name, telephone number, email address and physical address. We will only ever use your personal data for the purpose of conducting business with Lothian Mechanical Handling and will keep it on file for up to 12 months for the purpose of auditing our business. Your data will be stored in a secure location and will be encrypted (to minimise any risk to your information in the circumstance if a breach of security – In the unlikely event that this situation happens, you will be notified as soon as possible) to which only relevant members of staff will have access to carry out their role writing the company. Your data will not be shared with any 3rd party organisation. Your data will never be transported via email or out with the premises of our company.

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