Steel Traders Holdings operate effective systems and processes to ensure that
we protect your personal information and comply with General Data Protection
policy applies to any personal information provided to Midland steel traders
Holdings or its subsidiary companies, hereby referred to as MST for the
purposes of this policy.
The Purpose for collecting your data
fundamentally operates in a business to business environment, we collect
information about you in order to inform you about our products and services,
and to deal with any past or future enquires.
do not use any external data listing providers to harvest personally
identifiable data, any data collected has been via direct contact.
When you provide us
with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card,
place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you
consent to our collecting it and using
it for that specific reason only.
you purchase something from MST, as part of the buying and selling process, we
collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and
you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet
protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us
learn about your browser and operating system.
How do I withdraw my consent?
have the right to contact the data controller (details below) at any time to
opt out of any marketing.
What personal information do we collect?
collect the information necessary to carry out effective business relationships
including names, email address, company details telephone numbers, and
information on the products and services you may be interested in.
What do we do with your information?
only hold your data for genuine business requirements; for administrative
purposes, to assist in our provision of goods and services, and to provide you
with information via text or email marketing (if applicable).
products and services can have a length of services of over 10 years, we thus
feel it is appropriate to hold on to your data for an indefinite period in
order to maintain effective business dealings with you. MST will carry out
periodic cleansing on data to ensure it is accurate and up to date. This may
include removal, minimisation or pseudonymisation if PII data as appropriate.
may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if
you violate our Terms of Service.
direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by
the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like
Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and
disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the
services they provide to us.
certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other
payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to
the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related
these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can
understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by
particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have
facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So
if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a
third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the
laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities
you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or
Terms of Service.
protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow
industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused,
accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted
using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256
encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or
electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and
implement additional generally accepted industry standards. We do not hold
where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist
us in improving our website.
may gather information about your general internet use by using the
cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and
stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you
personally. It is statistical data. This statistical data does not identify any
personal details whatsoever.
Age of consent
using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in
your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in
your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow
any of your minor dependents to use this site.
it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon
their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we
will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what
information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we
use and/or disclose it.
MST is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be
transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
data controller manages any information requests and responds to them as
appropriate considering the legal context of the request.
you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we
have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact
our data controller at GDPR@mstpartsgroup.com or by mail at: