Privacy & Terms

Personal Information

This privacy policy applies to https://mercuryfranchiseschool.com and its mobile sites, owned and operated by Mercury Franchise School (a registered business) (collectively: “We”, “Us”, and “Our”). This privacy policy describes how Mercury Franchise School collects and uses the personal information you provide on our website https://mercuryfranchiseschool.com. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

You can view most of the content on our site without providing personal information. However if you seek additional information on a franchise or business opportunity, personal information will be requested, including your name, email address and phone number. The information you submit via our request form is then shared only with the team at Mercury Franchise School. Mercury Franchise School does not share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes, unless authorized by you. We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

Testimonials

We post customer testimonials on our website which may contain personal information such as the customer’s name. We do obtain the customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at c.white@mercuryfranchise.co.uk

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies  

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Mercury Franchise School and our partners e.g. marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers e.g. customer experience optimization provider, etc. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis. We use cookies to store your information so you don’t have to enter it more than once if you so choose. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

Analytics / Log Files

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

Newsletter

You will be added to our newsletter mailing list only if you register to receive it. We do not share your name or e-mail address with other companies. If you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter, you may opt out by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in any of the email newsletters.

User Access and Choice 

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update or delete it by emailing us at c.white@mercuryfranchise.co.uk or by postal mail at the contact information listed below and we will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Children’s Privacy

Mercury Franchise School is intended to be used only by individuals age 18 and older. We do not knowingly collect any information from individuals under the age of 18. If we are made aware of information collected from an individual under the age of 18, we will remove their information from our system as soon as possible.

Links to Other Sites

We may provide links to other companies and services from our site. Once you leave our site and enter another site, you are subject to their privacy policies. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. You should carefully review the company’s privacy policy before using that site.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website. If Mercury Franchise School is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Security Measures 

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. While no data transfer can be completely secure, we will make reasonable efforts to secure all data that is transferred, stored or processed. We recommend that you take every precaution to protect your personal information when you are on the internet. For example, use a secure browser, change your passwords often, and select a strong password by choosing a combination of numbers, letters and characters. The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us.

Mercury Franchise School reserves the right to make material changes to its Privacy Policy. These changes will be posted prominently to our privacy policy, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate, we will also notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) prior to the change becoming effective so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Mercury Franchise School, Egerton House, Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1FN

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 18/03/18