Privacy Policy

Security & Privacy

Your privacy online is extremely important to us. This website is operated by MLP (MLP) to provide online access to certain benefits and services customers and employees. The suppliers featured on this site have been chosen for their trusted reputation and quality of service. However, any transaction you make with them is between you and the supplier, and the privacy of your information cannot be guaranteed once you leave this site. You may be required to register with the suppliers to enable you to access their websites.

Privacy statement

This privacy statement was last updated on 30th October 2012. This privacy statement sets out the practice of MLP in relation to the information that it collects from its users on this website, namely usage information and personal information.

Personal information

If you have emailed or telephoned MLP with a query, they will use your email address/telephone number to respond to you. MLP will not use or pass on your personal details to any other party or for any other purpose. Your personal data will not be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area unless the information is adequately protected. From time to time MLP may run a survey, competition or free prize draw. Participation in these events is entirely voluntary. Full details of the information requested and potential uses and disclosures of that information will be given with the notice of the survey, competition or free prize draw.

Further information

You can find out more about the Data Protection Act 1998 and your rights under it by looking at the Office of the Information Commissioner at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website. The cookies we use will never store personal information such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, or credit card information on your computer. The addition of simple and persistent cookies significantly extends the capabilities of our website and provides features such as “Remember Me” and access
Under the EU Privacy Directive we have a legal responsibility to provide information to you about the type and purpose of the cookies we use, and guidance on how to disable them or prevent them being placed on your internet device if you choose not to allow them. We strongly suggest you accept our cookies so our website can give you the best possible service.

What cookies can’t do

Cookies…

  • can’t read your hard disk.
  • can’t obtain your login email address, or other information unless you volunteer the information.
  • can’t be used to create viruses or destructive programs on your computer.
  • can’t be used to instantly fill up your hard drive.
What cookies do we use?

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by MLP. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we’ll post those changes on this page so that you’re always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and “keep me signed in” and “remember me” features.

How do I turn cookies off?

The method to disable or delete cookies on your computer depends on the browser you use (for instance Internet Explorer 9, FireFox, Opera, Chrome etc).
Firstly, you need to identify the browser you are using. Usually, this ‘version number’ is shown in an ‘About’ section in the help or tools section of your browser.

We recommend you visit the About Cookies website* where there are easy-to-follow instructions for both deleting or controlling cookies via your browser settings.

*Please note that MLP is not responsible for any information held on third party websites.