The Mesquite Company is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with the terms and conditions of use of our website under the domain name http://www.themesquitecompany.com (the “Website”) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Information that we collect from you
When you visit and/or register on certain areas of the Website you may be asked to provide relevant personal information, and occasionally sensitive personal information, about yourself including your name and contact details, We may also collect personal information (but not sensitive personal information) about your usage of the Website as well as information about you from messages you post to the Website and emails or letters you send to us. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and website use, which enables us to further develop the Website to be useful to you.
We will not collect any personal information about you unless such personal information is relevant and where it is specifically and knowingly provided by you. We will not collect any sensitive personal information about you unless such sensitive personal information is relevant and you have given explicit consent to the processing of such information.
Use of information
We will use and analyze the personal information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop the Website and our business. We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by post or telephone. You may opt out of receiving this information at any time.
Disclosure of your information
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the United Kingdom and accessed by or given to our staff working within the United Kingdom. We may share aggregate information with other parties. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individuals. We will not (save as set out in this policy) sell, transfer or share any personal information about you as an individual user of the Website.
Where you have explicitly consented by way of “opt-in” when providing us with your personal details, we may also allow carefully selected third parties, to contact you occasionally about other goods and services which may be of interest to you. They may contact you by post, telephone or fax. You may opt out of receiving this information at any time. If our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.
We will co-operate with law enforcement agencies as well as related third parties to enforce laws such as fraud and other rights. You authorise us to disclose any information about you to such law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary in connection with the investigation of fraud or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability. You further authorise us to process your information, including sensitive personal information, where the processing is necessary for the purpose of legal proceedings, obtaining legal advice, establishing or defending legal rights or for the administration of justice or the exercise of functions of a public nature.