Met Consultancy Group offer a wide range of specialist desktop reports which draw on the knowledge and experience of our multi-disciplinary team and generally supplement information required to validate a planning application.
The site investigation is the bedrock on which good engineering design is based. It determines the environmental and geotechnical position of the site, allowing detailed design of foundations, superstructures and remediation to occur.
Met Consultancy Group can manage Phase 3 & 4 for clients ensuring that planning requirements are met.
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All data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the 1995 European Union Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and the General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018) and applicable national law.
The IT Manager / GDPR Owner is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects prior to Met Consultancy Group collecting/processing their personal data.
All Employees/Staff of Met Consultancy Group who interact with data subjects are responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention and their consent to the processing of their data is secured.
Met Consultancy Group, comprising Met GeoEnvironmental Ltd and Met Engineers Ltd, located at Southgate House, Pontefract Road, Leeds, LS10 1SW. We offer integrated solutions for survey, geophysics & engineering projects including desktop assessments, site investigations & design.
Our IT Manager / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:
Telephone: 0113 200 8900
Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:
“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.
The personal data we would like to collect from you is:
We would usually obtain this information from yourselves directly, but sometimes it may come to us via other means, such as:
This privacy notice tells you how we, Met Consultancy Group, will collect and use your personal data for the provision of surveying and engineering services We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
We may also send you direct marketing in relation to relevant products and services. Electronic direct marketing will only be sent where you have given your consent to receive it, or (where this is allowed) you have been given an opportunity to opt-out. You will continue to be able to opt-out of electronic direct marketing at any time by following the instructions in the relevant communication.
In order for us to provide you with a service we need to collect personal data for correspondence purposes and/or detailed service provision. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes Met Consultancy Group would contact you for additional consent.
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Met Consultancy Group in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide you on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Met Consultancy Group’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise. See 3.3 Disclosure for further details.
Met Consultancy Group will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. Met Consultancy Group is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.
Met Consultancy Group at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Met Consultancy Group does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:
Met Consultancy Group accepts two of the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:
Contact details of the IT Manager / GDPR Owner:
IT Manager / GDPR Owner contact details
Matthew Hall/John Flaherty
Telephone: 0113 200 8900
By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified above. Consent is required for Met Consultancy Group to process personal data but it must be explicitly given.
Where you have consented to us using your personal data, you can withdraw that consent at any time.
Met Consultancy Group may share your personal data with our subsidiaries to process it for the purposes of inter-group administration and to deliver products or services where elements of these are provided by group companies other than those with which you have directly contracted.
We may also share your personal data with the below third parties:
In the event that our business or any part of it is sold or integrated with another business, your details will be disclosed to our advisers and those of any prospective purchaser and will be passed to the new owners of the business.
Met Consultancy Group will not keep your personal information for any purpose for longer than is necessary and will only retain the personal information that is necessary in relation to the purpose. We are also required to retain certain information as required by law or for as long as is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our terms and conditions.
Where you are a client, Met Consultancy Group will keep your information for the length of any contractual relationship you have with us and after that for a period of 12 to 15 years, depending upon contractual terms and conditions or insurance clauses.
Where you are a prospective client and you have expressly consented to us contacting you, we will only retain your data (a) until you unsubscribe from our communications; or, if you have not unsubscribed, (b) while you interact with us and our content; or (c) for 6 years from when you last interacted with us or our content.
In the case of any contact you may have with our customer services team, we will retain those details for as long as is necessary to resolve your query.
We will retain your data for a short time beyond the specified retention period, to allow for information to be reviewed and any deletion to take place. In some instances, laws may require Met Consultancy Group to hold certain information for specific periods other than those listed above.
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved (as stated in 3.4 above) in the processing of your personal data.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Met Consultancy Group (or third parties as described in 3.4 above), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Met Consultancy Group’s data protection representatives IT Manager / GDPR Owner.
The details for each of these contacts are:
Met Consultancy Group GDPR Owner contact details:
Matthew Hall/John Flaherty,
Telephone: 0113 200 8900
Supervisory authority contact details
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House Southgate House
Water Lane Pontefract Road
Telephone: 0303 123 1113
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