applies to your use of the Microlease plc (“Microlease”) and Metric
Equipment Sales, Inc., dba MetricTest (“MetricTest”) joint website
namely http://www.microlease.com (the “Website”). “We,” “us,” and “our”
listed in the “Who You are Contracting with; Governing Law and Jurisdiction”
If you are contracting with Microlease,
Microlease complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “DPA”) in the
United Kingdom. For the purposes of the DPA, to the extent applicable and
relevant, Microlease is the “data controller”.
Please read the following Policy to understand
how we may use the personal data you provide or which we collect about you. By
using the Website, you consent to this Policy.
This Policy may vary from time to time so please
check it regularly.
The personal data we collect
We may collect the following personal data about
personal data you provide if you contact us
using the “Information Request” form or by filing in other forms on our Website;
personal data you provide if you contact us (including
by telephone) to register, subscribe or request services or products;
personal and payment data you provide when
making a purchase;
personal data you provide when you apply for a
job advertised or submit a speculative job application and/or your CV or résumé;
personal data gathered using cookies;
personal data you provide if you enter into a
competition or promotion;
details of your visits to our Website, including,
but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other
information about your computer including, where
available, your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system
administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is aggregated,
statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not
identify any individual.
How we use personal data collected
We may use and process the personal data you
provide for the purposes outlined below as well as for any purposes specified at
the time of collection:
to send you information you have requested;
to fulfil orders which you have placed for
products and services;
to deal with your enquiries;
to contact you by telephone, SMS, post and/or
email about other offers, products, promotions, developments or services which
we think may be of interest to you, to the extent permitted by applicable law
and regulation. Please make it clear when you provide personal data to us,
should you not wish to receive such information;
where you have submitted a job application we
may for a reasonable period keep your details on file for future reference
should a suitable position subsequently become available and we may send you
information about job opportunities;
to develop, deliver and improve our products or
to help us develop this Website to be more
useful to you;
for Website user processing research or analysis
including to collect statistics, responses to any surveys
and questionnaires, traffic patterns and related site information. (We
aggregate this data and it does not identify any Website users);
for internal purposes for research, analysis,
testing, monitoring, customer communication, risk management and administrative
to send you important notices.
to send you product information, newsletters and other relevant and targeted promotional communications;
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose personal data to our selected
third party business partners (including but not limited to Agilent
Technologies, Google Analytics, and Pardot) to fulfil an order for products or
services, respond to an enquiry, or perform market analysis to help us improve
your experience on this Website.
We may disclose personal data to affiliates and
third party data processers who may process data on our behalf to enable us to
carry out our usual business practices.
We may disclose your personal data to third
parties in the following circumstances:
to undertake the activities listed above;
to conform to legal requirements or comply with
to assist in the investigation of suspected
illegal or wrongful activity. This includes exchanging information with other
companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit
to protect and defend our rights or property;
to deal with any misuse of the Website;
to sell, make ready for sale or dispose of our
business in whole or in part including to any potential buyer or their
terms and conditions of supply and other agreements with third parties.
We do not sell, trade, or rent any of your
What are cookies?
Like many other websites, this Website uses
cookies. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which
are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent
back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website
that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to
recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at:
www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting
you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and
generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that
adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Which cookies are used on this Website?
The cookies used on this Website have been
categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.
A list of all the cookie types used on this Website
by category is set out below.
These cookies are
essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its
features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies,
services you have asked for cannot be provided.
These cookies collect information about how
visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and
if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect
information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is
aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a
allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name,
language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal
features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to
text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may
also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or
commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised
and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use
the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies
collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to
the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
For further details visit: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
How can the cookies be removed?
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating
the setting on your internet browser which allows you to refuse the setting of
cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet
browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org
Please be aware however that blocking cookies
may hamper the Website’s functionality or restrict how much of the Website you
When you use this Website and provide us with
your personal data you are agreeing that we may use your personal data for the
purposes set out in this Policy.
You have the right to:
request that we stop sending you marketing
if you are located in the EEA, apply for a copy
of the data we hold about you (for which we will charge an administration fee
which is currently £10); and
request that we correct or remove any personal
data which we hold about you which you believe is inaccurate or out of date.
You can exercise this right by contacting us at:
Microlease plc Unit 1, Waverley Industrial Park, Hailsham Drive, Harrow,
Middlesex, HA1 4TR, United Kingdom. You may also be able to correct, remove,
and change preferences for your personal data through your user account on the
transfering personal data overseas
The personal data we collect from you is currently
held within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the United States. It is
possible that in the future such personal data may be transferred, stored
and/or processed outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the United
States. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing
and/or processing. You should be aware that countries outside the EEA or the
U.S. may not offer the same level of data protection as the United Kingdom or
links to other websites
This Policy only applies to this Website. If you
link to another website from here, you should remember to read and understand
not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not
exercise control over third-party websites. We are not responsible for any use
of your personal data that is made by other websites.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural
safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of information
transmitted to us. However, no data transmission over the Internet or other
network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to
protect information transmitted on or through the Website, we cannot and do not
guarantee the security of any information you transmit on or through the Website,
and you do so at your own risk.
The Website is intended for users who are 18 years
old or older. We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under
the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal
data from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our
This Policy was last updated on May 29, 2013. We
may update this Policy from time to time. When we change this Policy in a
material way a notice will be posted on our Website along with a revised Policy.
By accessing the Website after the revised Policy is posted, you consent to the
How users can contact us
If you have any questions about this Policy, please
contact the Company Secretary at Microlease plc Unit 1, Waverley Industrial Park,
Hailsham Drive, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 4TR, United Kingdom or by phone at +44
(0) 20 84 200 200