MaST is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
MaST 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 June 30th 2012.
We may collect the following information:
• name and job title
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we 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.
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but see Managing cookies for help to turn them off should you need to.
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site.
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you'd expect nothing less from us, and please be assured that we're working on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the website
Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply allow us to view visitor statistics in an anonymous fashion. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from mast.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
The only cookies we use are those from Google Analytics which we have shown below with a small description of what they are used for.
utma utmb utmc utmz - These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. That information helps us to improve the website and ultimately your user experience. The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at MaST and Google doesn’t store or show us any confidential information. You can read more about Google’s cookies here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
has_JS - This cookie enables us to determine if your browser has Java Script Enabled. By understanding this, we can deliver relative content to your browser - for example, slideshows and interactive maps. It does not store any personal information or enable us to identify you
SESS(with random string) - This is a unique session cookie that enables us to distinguish anonymous users from logged in users. This cookie does not store any personal information or enable us to identify you.
We do not use any 3rd party cookies and we do not store any personal information about our visitors.
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, you will still be able to use our website and will not experience any loss of functionality.
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
3. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
2. Then select the Privacy icon
3. Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
3. Click 'Save'
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX
1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
3. Select the 'Never Ask' option
Safari on OSX
1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
3. Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'
Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
1. Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
3. Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'
1. Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
2. Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
3. Then select 'Accept cookies' option
Please consult your documentation or online help files.
If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window).
If you'd like to opt out of cookies, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (opens in a new window).
Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.
It is the aim of the MaST Evolution Limited to recognise and encourage the valuable and enriching contribution that people from all backgrounds and experiences bring to its work. We believe that all individuals should be treated on the basis of merit and without prejudice and therefore, aim to provide a service to clients that actively promotes equality of opportunity and freedom from discrimination on grounds of age, cultural background, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, faith, part-time worker, language, union activity, and an individual’s health status. We will strive vigorously to remove conditions which place members at a disadvantage and will actively challenge bigotry and discrimination.
MaST believes in fairness and equality and values diversity in all its dealings and aims to embed its equality and diversity values into every day practice, policies and procedures so that equality and diversity becomes the norm for all.