The Voice of SME's in Engineering

Privacy Policy

The website is a trading name and the registered Internet Domain name of the Engineering Industries Association, 62 Bayswater Road, London, W2 3PS / t.+44 (0)20 7298 6455 / f.+44 (0)20 7298 6456 / e.

The Association is a Company registered in England No. 01747162. VAT No. 394513241.

We will use our best efforts to safeguard your privacy. The Policy that follows explains the data processing we do and how we do it. If you have any queries on our use of information, please contact us.

By using this site you consent to our collecting data about you.

What do we use the information for?

We want to give our users the best possible service. We may therefore use the data gathered to contact you to check this is the case. We may use it to advise you by telephone, fax or email of new possibilities and changes to our service or new services our associated companies or we offer. You can opt out of receiving this information by sending an ‘unsubscribe’ email to

What information do we collect?

We collect the information necessary to provide the service you request including that given to us in your application form. We will collect your name and address and your email address if you e-mail to us or otherwise provide it. We will collect your URL if you provide it to us.

Automated information collection

We have a policy of continual improvement of our site. We therefore collect information automatically about your visit to it. This is used to help us see browsing preferences and our marketing and positioning of the site.

Transferring information abroad or to others

We do occasionally need to transfer information abroad, for instance, sending advance details of businesses due to attend Overseas Trade Exhibitions, to the Department for International Trade (DIT), to Local Exhibition Organisers and to the UK Consulates. We will always seek to transfer information as securely as possible.


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.

Links to other websites

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.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to EIA, 62 Bayswater Road, London, W2 3PS.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


The major elements of this Privacy Policy were kindly provided by Messrs Woolley & Co, Solicitors. Andrew Woolley's contact details are given below. No unauthorised copying or other such use of this Policy is permitted.

© Woolley and Co, Solicitors. 2001
t. 01789 267377 / f. 01789 268078 / e. / w.

This notice was last updated May 2018