Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Engineering Equipment and Material Users Association (referred to as EEMUA) uses and protects any information that you give EEMUA when you use the EEMUA Portal.

EEMUA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should EEMUA ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using the EEMUA Portal, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. EEMUA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 September 2009.

What EEMUA collects

EEMUA may collect the following information:

  • name and job title;
  • contact information including e-mail address;
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  • other information relevant to your enquiry or request.

What EEMUA does with the information it gathers

EEMUA requires this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping;
  • EEMUA may use the information to improve its products and services;
  • EEMUA may periodically send promotional e-mail about new products, special offers or other information which it thinks you may find interesting using the e-mail address which you have provided;
  • from time to time, EEMUA may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes;
  • EEMUA may use the information to customise the EEMUA Portal according to your interests.


EEMUA is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure EEMUA has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online.

Links to other websites

The EEMUA Portal may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave EEMUA's site, you should note that EEMUA does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, EEMUA cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. 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 EEMUA or e-mailing
EEMUA will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless you have given your permission or EEMUA is required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which EEMUA holds about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to EEMUA, 2nd Floor, 16 Black Friars Lane, London, EC4V 6EB. If you believe that any information EEMUA is holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write or e-mail EEMUA as soon as possible, at the above address. Any information found to be incorrect will be corrected promptly.

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