Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this website and The Metal Hut, the owner and provider of this website. The Metal Hut takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to use any data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the website.


Definitions and Interpretation


1.    In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:
Collectively all the information that you have submitted to The Metal Hut via the website. The definition incorporates where applicable, the definitions provided in Data Protection Laws.

Data Protection Laws


Any applicable law relating to the process of personal data, including but not limited to the Directive 69/46/EC (Data protective directive) or GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK.
The general Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679:
The Metal Hut, we or us
User or you
Any third party that access the website and is not either (i) employed by The Metal Hut and acting in the course of the employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to The Metal Hut and accessing the website in connection with the provision of such services; and
The website that you are currently using The Metal Hut, and any other sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
2.    In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
A: the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
B: references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of the privacy policy; 
C: a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts, and partnerships
D: “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
E: reference to any stator provision includes any modification or amendment to it;
F: the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.


The scope of this Privacy Policy


3.    This privacy policy applies only to the actions of The Metal Hut and the users with respect to this website. It does not extend to any to any website including, but not limited to, any links may be provided to social media websites.
4.    The purpose of the applicable Data Protection Laws, The Metal Hut is the “data controller”. This means that The Metal Hut determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
       How we collect Data
5.    We collect Data in the following ways:
A: Data is given to us by you; and
B: Data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you

6.    The Metal Hut will collect your data in a number of ways, for example:
A: when you contact us through the website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means; in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


Data that is collected automatically


7.    To the extent that you access the website, we will collect your data automatically, for example:
A: We automatically collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us make improvements to the website content and navigation, and includes IP address, the data, times and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use it and interact with its content.


Keeping Data secure


8.    We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Data, for example;
A:  Access to your account is controlled by a password and username that is unique to you.
B: We store your Data on secure servers.

9.    Technical and organizational measures include measures to deal with any suspected Data protection breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorized access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address:
10.    If you want detailed information from the GET SAFE Online on how to protect your information and computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online problems, please visit GET SAFE Online is supported by the HM Government and leading businesses.


Data Retention


11.    Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will hold your Data on our system for the period necessary to fulfill the purpose outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.
12.    Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or Archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

Your Rights

13.     You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
A: Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with such information we hold about you we will not charge you for this, unless the request is “manifested, unfound or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we may tell you the reasons why.
B: Right to correct – the right to collect your Data from our system.
C: Right to restrict our use of your Data – The right to “block” or remove your data from our system.
D: Right to erase – The right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
E: Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for the legitimate interests.
14.    To make inquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing of your Data), please contact us via this email address:
15.    If you are not satisfied with the way the complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant Data Protection Authority. This is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at
16.     It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during this period for which we hold it.


Links to other websites


17.    This website may from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of the other websites prior to using them.

Changes of Business ownership and control


18.    The Metal Hut may from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale/or the transfer of control of all or part of The Metal Hut. Data provided by the Users will, where it is relevant to any part of the business so transferred, be transferred along with any part of the new owner or newly controlled party will, under the terms of the privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purpose for which it was originally supplied by us.
19.    We may also disclose Data to a protective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
20.     In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.


21.     You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
22.    If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required to be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
23.    Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
24.    This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the Law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under this Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts.

Changes to this privacy policy 

25.    The Metal Hut reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as we may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have to accept the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.