Privacy Policy

All documents produced or prepared by us and brought into being whether acting as agents or principal belong to us. These include (but not limited to) documents listed below in what information we collect.

During our work we collect information from you and others acting on your behalf and you will arrange to collect any original documents.

While certain documents may legally belong to you, unless you tell us not to, we intend to destroy correspondence and other papers that are more than six years old, except documents we think may be of continuing significance, and those that form part of the Zinc MAPS audit trail. You must tell us in writing if you wish us to keep any documents for any longer period.

What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of data:

  1. Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including [your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views])
  2. Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (including [username, password, e–mail, name])
  3. Any other information that you choose to send to us

Using your data

Data submitted will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy. We may use your information to:

  1. Administer the website
  2. Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website
  3. Enable your use of the services available on the website
  4. Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  5. Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

We will not without your express consent provide your Information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.


We may disclose information about you to [any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors or other third parties] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

We confirm that where you give us confidential information we shall at all times keep it confidential, except as required by law or as provided for in regulatory, ethical or other professional statements relevant to our engagement in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)

Security of your data

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers in an encrypted form. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted [using SSL technology]. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password.

Please let us know if the information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee.

You may instruct us not to process your data for marketing purposes by email at any time. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt–out of the use of your data for marketing purposes.

Third party websites

The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your data, please write to us by email to or by post to:

Zinc Ahead Ltd
The Zinc Building
4240 Nash Court
Oxford Business Park South
Oxford, OX4 2RU
United Kingdom

Data controller

We confirm when processing data on your behalf we will comply with the relevant provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. The data controller responsible for our website is Dom Eaton, Technical Director.