Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy laws are constantly evolving and METS (Marden Edwards) frequently updates their policy to reflect UK and European Privacy laws. 

Marden Edwards Privacy Policy 

In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (from May 25th, 2018), we have updated our Privacy Policy to reflect new legislation and changes. 

This privacy policy provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our website: including any information you may provide through our site when you contact us. 

Who we are 

Marden Edwards Tracking System (METS) is part of the Marden Edwards Ltd group of companies, registered in the United Kingdom and operates throughout the world.

Our contact details are: 

Marden Edwards Limited
2 Nimrod Way
East Dorset Trade Park
Dorset BH21 7SH 
United Kingdom 

Cookie Policy & Security 

EU law now requires all websites that interact with EU citizens to provide a clearly visible description of how that particular site utilises data, cookies and their intended purpose.

What data do we collect? 

The METS website site uses functional cookies and external scripts to improve your experience. 
Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data.

We may process certain types of personal data about you as follows:

  • Identity Data may include your full name, title, business name and job position.
  • Contact Data may include your billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial Data may include your bank account and other types of payment details
  • Technical Data may include your login data, internet protocol addresses, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, operating system (OS), mobile platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this site.
  • Profile Data may include your username and password, purchases or orders, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
  • Usage Data may include information about how you use our website and services.
  • Marketing and Communications Data may include your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and our third parties' communication preferences.

Cookies and web bugs? 

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive or browser which contains information about the user.
A web bug is similar to a cookie in that it is used, often secretly, to glean details of user surfing habits. We do not employ web bugs on any page of this website.
Your use of the METS website is your acceptance of our Privacy Policy which includes clear information about the use of cookies on the website. If you do not accept you must leave the website immediately.

You have the option to block cookies via your web browser or clear them after a session. However, if you block cookies you may find you have limited access to certain areas of the website. For more information please see your browser’s help pages. Also, if you should wish to opt out of Google Analytics tracking your movements on this site then please follow the procedure set out here: 

How METS website uses cookies 

Some cookies perform essential functions on this website. The cookies utilised on this website allow us to recognise new/returning visitors and to see how they navigate this website. We maintain unique visitor tags stored in cookies enabled through JavaScript – they are used purely as an aid to facilitate a more enjoyable user experience – Be assured this in no way compromises your security.


This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Marden Edwards Ltd. on the website

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager measures the number of visits and the parts of the Website that are the most popular among the Website’s visitors as well as for benchmarking purposes. This information is used to provide aggregated and statistical information on the use of the Marden Edwards website and is used to improve the contents of the Website to enhance your user experience. 

Security and Confidentiality Privacy Policy

We take every precaution to protect our visitors’ information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When a visitor or customer submits information via the website or email this information is protected both online and offline and is not divulged to 3rd parties without the customer’s express permission. 

Data Security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

By law, we have to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.

In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see below for further information.

In some circumstances, we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you. 

Know your rights 

  • Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These include the right to:
  • Request access to your personal data.
  • Request correction of your personal data.
  • Request the erasure of your personal data.
  • Object to the processing of your personal data.
  • Request restriction of processing your personal data.
  • Request transfer of your personal data.
  • Right to withdraw consent.
You can see more about these rights at:  

Security and Confidentiality Privacy Policy 

We take every precaution to protect our customers’ information. When customers submit information via the website or email this information is protected both online and offline and is not divulged to 3rd parties without customers’ express permission.

Final Note

We thank you for visiting Marden Edwards Tracking Systems, in a day and age when transparency is a key to good customer relations – we hope your visit to our website has been a pleasurable one.