Privacy and cookie policy

Privacy policy

This policy sets out how McDermott Building and Civil Engineering Ltd uses and protects any information that you give McDermott Building and Civil Engineering Ltd when using this website.

McDermott Building and Civil Engineering Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

McDermott Building and Civil Engineering Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy is effective from 1st January 2018.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email or write to: McDermotts, Catherine Street, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5RS.

What is a cookie and how we use them

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser. They’re used for many things, such as remembering whether you’ve visited the site before, or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but don’t include personal information about you (they don’t store your name, for instance).

We may collect information automatically, using cookies, when you visit our website. These cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. They also help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. However, doing this may affect how your experience when browsing our website.

Cookies used on our site

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at:

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Please note that we have no control over these websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your personal information

We will not sell, share, or lease your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any personal information we hold about you will be processed and stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Should you use our contact form to send us a message, your name, email address, telephone number and message will be emailed to us. This information will be stored within our own email system so we can respond to you.

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 any information held on you please write to McDermotts, Catherine Street, Aston, Birmingham, B6 5RS. 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 and we will correct any information.