Manstal Limited Privacy Notice


 This Privacy Notice details how Manstal Limited applies data protection principles to processing data.

Manstal Limited (“Manstal”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is strongly committed to protecting personal data. We take your privacy very seriously and we ask that you read this Privacy Notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable living person. Manstal processes personal data for a number of purposes, and the means of collection, lawful basis of processing, use, disclosure, and retention periods for each purpose may differ.

The objective of this Privacy Notice is to be transparent about how and why we process your personal data.

Who we are

Manstal collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.

The personal information we collect and use

In the course of performance of our business functions we collect the following personal information when you provide it to us:

  1. Employees

We collect personal data concerning our employees as part of the administration, management and promotion of our business activities.

  1. Recruitment applicants

When applying for a role at Manstal, applicants should refer to the information made available when applying for a job for details about why and how personal data is collected and processed.

  1. Suppliers (including subcontractors and individuals associated with our supplier and subcontractors)

We collect and process data about our suppliers (including subcontractors and individuals associated with our suppliers and subcontractors) in order to manage the relationship, contract, to receive services from our suppliers and, where relevant, to provide professional services to our customers.

We use personal data for the following purposes:

  • Receiving services
  • Providing professional services
  • Administering, managing and developing our businesses and services
  • Security, quality and risk management activities
  • Providing our suppliers with information about us and our services
  • Complying with relevant law and regulations
  1. Customers (and individuals associated with our customers)

Manstal collects only the personal data necessary for agreed purposes and we ask our customers to only share personal data where it is strictly needed for those purposes. Where we process personal data to provide services, we inform our customers to provide the necessary information to the data subjects regarding its use.

We use personal data for the following purposes:

  • Providing professional services
  • Administering, managing and developing our businesses and services
  • Security, quality and risk management activities
  • Providing our customers with information about us and our services
  • Complying with relevant law and regulations
  1. Visitors to our website

Visitors to our website are generally in control of the data shared with us. We may collect, store and use the following kinds of data:

  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);
  • Information that you provide to us for the purposes of making contact with us
  • Any other information that you choose to send to us

Personal data submitted to our website may be used for the following purposes:

  • Administer the website
  • Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website
  • Enable your use of the services available on the website
  • Respond to your enquiry via our ‘contact us’ page.

Who we share your personal information with

 We will only share personal data with others when we are legally permitted to do so. When we share data with others, we put contractual arrangements and security measures in place to protect the data and to comply with our obligations as data controller.

Personal data held by us may be transferred to:

  • Third party organisations that provide data processing or IT services to us
  • Third party organisations that assist us in providing goods and services
  • Auditors and other professional advisors
  • Law enforcement or other government and regulatory agencies or to other third parties as required by, and in accordance with, applicable law or regulation

Your data will not be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

How long we keep your personal data

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis.  There may be legal and statutory requirements which govern how long we should retain your personal data (e.g. financial records).  Outside of these, we will keep your personal data for as long as is necessary for the relevant purposes set out above or set out in any relevant contract you hold with us, or until we become aware it is no longer valid or you ask us to delete it.

Your rights

Under the GDPR you have a number of important rights. In summary, those include rights to:

  • fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your personal information
  • access to your personal information
  • require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
  • require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
  • receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
  • object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
  • object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
  • object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
  • otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances

For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see The Information Commissioner’s website.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

  • write to us
  • let us have enough information to identify you
  • let us have proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driving licence or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill), and
  • let us know the information to which your request relates

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie notice:

 What are Cookies?

A “cookie” is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. It can only be read by the web server that set the cookie. For users who login to the online system we set a session cookie. The purpose of this cookie is to retain your identity for the duration of that session only. Manstal Limited provides the option to store a permanent cookie thus enabling automated login to the site.

 Why Do We Use Cookies?

Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

How We Use Cookies

We only use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from our system.

Accepting & Declining Cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Provision has been made for users of our site who prefer not to have a cookie set.

Third Party Cookies

When you visit certain pages of our site, you may notice some cookies that are not related to Manstal Limited When you visit a web page that contains embedded content (for example, from YouTube), you may be sent cookies from these websites. Manstal Limited is unable to control the setting of these cookies, therefore we suggest you check these third-party websites directly for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

 Sharing Tools

If you decide to share our website content with friends and co-workers through social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter etc), you may be sent cookies from these websites. Manstal Limited is unable to control the setting of these cookies, therefore we suggest you check the third-party websites directly for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

 Managing Cookies

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your online experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching.

Keeping your personal information secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

How to contact us

The data controller is Manstal Limited.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or how and why we process data please contact us at:

Operations Director

Manstal Limited
Peels Wharf, Evans Croft , Fazeley, Tamworth, B78 3QY



How to complain

We hope that you won’t ever need to, but if you do want to complain about our use of personal data, please contact the Operations Director with the details of your complaint. We will look into and respond to any complaints we receive.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) who is the UK data protection regulator. For further information on your rights and how to complain to the ICO, please refer to their website

Changes to this privacy notice

This privacy notice was published on 25 May 2018.

We may change this privacy notice from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version.