MIT Group develops software solutions for global enterprises with complex engineering assets and regulated processes. We enable them to plan, manage, and control their operations whilst ensuring regulatory compliance more easily.
This Privacy Notice provides information on the collection, use, sharing and processing of personal information by MIT Group and its affiliates (“we” or “us”) in connection with your use of MIT Group websites, social media pages that link to this Privacy Notice, your interactions with MIT Group during in-person meetings or at MIT Group events, and in the context of other offline sales and marketing activities.
This Privacy Notice also explains the choices you have in relation to these processing activities. This Privacy Notice can change over time, for example to comply with legal requirements or to meet changing business needs. The most up-to-date version can be found on this website. In case there is an important change that we want to highlight to you, we will inform you in another way (for example via a pop-up notice or statement of changes on our website).
This Privacy Notice applies to the processing of personal information by MIT Group of:
MIT Group and its affiliated entities are responsible for processing your personal information described in this Privacy Notice.
MIT Group can process information about you collected both offline and online.
Offline information about you originates from our interactions with you during in-person meetings or at MIT Group events, conferences, and workshops.
Online information about you originates from your activities on our website, for example, in relation to inquiries or subscription to information, or from your interactions with MIT Group via electronic communication tools such as email, MS Teams, text and telephone. Information about you may also be provided by third party sources, such as data aggregators who may not have a relationship with you, but you have consented for your information to be shared.
Information about you that MIT Group may collect, and process includes:
Please note that MIT Group does not control the content that you may post to MIT Group on social media networks; in some cases, such content may be publicly available on the Internet. You should carefully consider whether you wish to submit personal information to these networks and whether you wish to make your profile available to other users, and you should tailor any content you may submit accordingly.
MIT Group will use personal information for the following purposes:
For personal information collected about you in the EU (including the UK), our basis for processing is the following:
MIT Group maintains personal information for the following retentions periods:
As a global organisation, information about you may be shared globally throughout the MIT Group worldwide. MIT Group employees are authorised to access personal information only to the extent necessary to serve applicable purposes in order to perform their job functions. We share personal information with the following third parties:
When third parties are given access to personal information, we will take appropriate contractual, technical and organisational measures designed to ensure that personal information is processed only to the extent that such processing is necessary, consistent with this Privacy Notice, and in accordance with applicable laws.
MIT Group and its affiliates operate globally with personal information can be processed at several locations. If personal information is transferred to a MIT Group recipient in a country that does not provide an adequate level of protection for personal information, MIT Group will take measures designed to adequately protect information about you, suck as ensuring that such transfers are subject to the terms of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
MIT Group has implemented appropriate technical, physical and organisational measures designed to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, as well as all other forms of unlawful processing.
We provide multiple choices in respect of the information we process about you:
To can exercise your choices by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
We may disclose (but not sell) to a third-party personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer. You have the right under the CCPA, as applicable, to opt-out of the sale or disclosure of your personal information. If you exercise your right to opt-out of the disclosure of your personal information, we will refrain from disclosing your personal information, unless you subsequently provide express authorization for the disclosure of your personal information, or we have a legal obligation to disclose your information.
As a group of companies focused on software solutions for global enterprises with complex engineering assets and regulated processes, MIT Group’s website is not directed to minors and MIT Group does not promote or market its services to minors. If you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected personal information of a minor through our website, please notify us at email@example.com
MIT Group is not aware of any justifiable reasons that would constitute a legitimate reason for objecting or complaining about the way we process or control information.
Any changes to this policy will be posted here and we reserve the right to vary this policy from time to time and your continued use of our Websites after any such change has been posted will constitute your agreement to any such changes.
Most of the cookies we use are “personalisation cookies” which are used to recognise repeat visitors to the Websites and “analytics cookies” which monitor how visitors use our Websites and give us a better understanding of what content visitors are spending most time reading.
Our Websites can use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
Type of cookie
These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Site and to enable you to use some of its features. For example, they allow you to log in to secure areas of our Site and help the content of the pages you request load quickly. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
These cookies allow our Websites to remember choices you make when you use our Websites, such as remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details and remembering the changes you make to other parts of our Site which you can customize. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Site.
Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Websites and how users use our Websites. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. The information is aggregated and anonymous. It includes the number of visitors to our Websites, the websites that referred them to our Websites, the pages they visited on our Website, what time of day they visited our Site, whether they have visited our Websites before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Site more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on our Site.
We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Websites work. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies. You can find out more about how Google protects your data here: www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Site by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Targeted and advertising cookies
These cookies track your browsing habits to enable us to show advertising which is more likely to be of interest to you. These cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests. Based on that information, and with our permission, third party advertisers can place cookies to enable them to show adverts which we think will be relevant to your interests while you are on third party websites.
You can disable cookies which remember your browsing habits and target advertising at you by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ or http://optout.aboutads.info/. If you choose to remove targeted or advertising cookies, you will still see advertisements, but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you do choose to remove cookies by the companies listed at the above link, not all companies that serve online behavioural advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receive some cookies and tailored advertisements from companies that are not listed.
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” button on [our Site/Application(s)/Services] or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. The social network will record that you have done this.
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help” “tools” or “edit” facility). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com.uk.
We may also use pixel tags (which are also known as Internet tags, web beacons and clear GIFs) on our Website to track the actions of users on our Site. Unlike cookies, which are stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website, pixel tags are embedded invisibly on webpages. Pixel tags measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about usage of the Site, so that we can manage our content more effectively. The information we collect using pixel tags is not linked to our users’ Personal Data.
An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices used to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our websites, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our websites.
Questions and comments regarding this Privacy Notice are welcomed, and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, you can write to our EIS Team at the address below:
FAO: EIS Team
MIT Group, Communications Software
Unit 6, Main Road
Brailsford, Derbyshire, DE6 3DA