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By using the MECSS website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Collection of your personal information
The MECSS website collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, and job title, organisation, home or work address, telephone number, website and social media details where applicable. We may also collect demographic information such as postcode, age, preferences, interests plus other information related to registration, customer surveys or offers.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand our customer needs and to maintain quality of service, as well as providing general statistics regarding the use of the www.mecss.org.uk website. We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send you promotional email about new products, special offers or other information, which we think you may find interesting using the email address, which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering, which may be of interest to you. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
You can elect at any time to opt out of these communications and confirm your personal database preferences by sending an email to email@example.com
Security of your personal information
The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to other websites
www.mecss.org.uk may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links and leave the site, please note that we do not have any control over the other websites, their content and privacy terms. Therefore, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should check the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will always actively seek your consent for marketing purposes and you always have the right to change your preferences and ask FIGS Events not to process your data for marketing purposes. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, you can click the opt-out box to indicate that you do not wish your details to be used for direct marketing purposes or notify us by email.
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to, or emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you do not wish to receive our promotional and informational emails, or newsletters please click on the 'Unsubscribe' link, which will be embedded in every email, or simply add 'Unsubscribe' in the subject line of your reply email in order to stop receiving future messages. Should you wish to reinstate your subscription status, you may write to us at: email@example.com
- We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties, which we think you may find interesting if you have indicated for this to happen.
You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to
The Data Protection Officer
FIGS Events Limited
20-22 Wenlock Road
N1 7GU, UK.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
IMarEST Membership and updating your details online
If you are an IMarEST Member and would like to update your membership details or have other queries, please visit the IMarEST website: www.imarest.org and login using your membership number and user details. If you are interested in becoming a Member, or if you have queries relating to your existing membership, please contact the membership department by email at: email@example.com, or call the team directly on: +44 (0)20 7382 2600. For frequently asked questions relating to IMarEST membership, please click here.
Any email sent by FIGS Events Limited or the MECSS website and any attachments transmitted with them are confidential and solely for the use of the intended recipient. Anyone receiving an email from FIGS Events Limited or MECSS who is not the intended recipient or person responsible for delivering to the intended recipient, should be advised that this email has been received in error and that any use, disclosure, distribution or copying is strictly prohibited and may be illegal. Any unintended recipient must also preserve the confidentiality of the email.
Please consult our Terms and Conditions to view guidelines and rules on use of social media networks.
FIGS Events Limited welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you have any comments regarding this statement, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org