This privacy statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with how this website collects, stores, shares or keeps personal information provided by you when using our website. We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy statement at any time.
Personal Information Captured
Data captured by cookies is used for the purpose set out below. Any other data captured is that sent by a third party user and is kept for the purpose of the dealing with the subject matter of the communication, whether applying for employment in Mercury or otherwise.
Among the types of personal information that is captured using this website, either by itself or through a third party, there are cookies, usage data, first name, last name, phone number, company name, email address and curriculum vitae (CV).
Mercury Engineering takes the security of data seriously. We employ the most appropriate physical and technical security measures, as well as staff training and awareness, to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of personal information.
A “cookie” is a block of data that a web server places on your computer and may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time. This information is collected automatically when using this website and serves only to identify you to remember your preferences for the sole purpose of providing the best user experience for you when using our website. A range of different cookies from our website and Google Analytics are utilised to achieve this. From time to time new cookies may be added to enhance the performance and usability of the site.
The following cookies are currently in use on our website:
__utma: This is set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics.
__utmz: This is set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site – so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a lifespan of 6 months.
_ga: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics and is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. The cookies have a lifespan of 2 years.
_gid: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics and is used to store and update a unique value for each page visited. The cookie has a lifespan of 24 hours.
Emailing Us, Contact Form and Careers
Any emails and contact forms sent to us are recorded and forwarded to the appropriate department. The sender’s email address will be visible to all staff tasked with dealing with the query. It is the sender’s responsibility to ensure that the content supplied is within the bounds of the law. Unsolicited material of a criminal nature will be reported to the relevant authorities and blocked. This information is also hosted and stored by our website provider.
Job applications submitted to Mercury are processed by the HR department and disseminated to relevant departments and managers as necessary as part of the recruitment process and related to the position applied for and for other relevant positions that may arise. CVs sent via our website are received and stored through a third party provider, and are automatically deleted permanently after 12 months in the database. If you wish to have your CV deleted prior to the 12 month period, please contact Mercury via email on GDPR@mercuryeng.com.
Access to Personal Information
Subject Access Request
Under national data protection legislation, a person has a right to be given a copy of his/her personal data. A Subject Access Request must be in writing and we will respond within 30 calendar days. Any subject access requests should be sent to GDPR@mercuryeng.com or posted to:
Raven’s Rock Road
Sandyford Industrial Estate
Right of Rectification or Erasure
Under national data protection legislation, a person has a right to have his/her personal data corrected, if inaccurate, or erased if there is no longer a legitimate reason to retain the data. We will respond to requests in writing within 30 calendar days. Requests should be sent to GDPR@mercuryeng.com or posted to:
Raven’s Rock Road
Sandyford Industrial Estate
Using our Website
The search facility on our website is an internal search function which only returns information that appears on this website.