MZA Consulting Engineers Privacy Notice

MZA Consulting Engineers (MZA Consulting Engineers Ltd and MZA Acoustics Ltd) is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our website.  We want you to know that we do not sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies for marketing purposes.

This privacy notice provides information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, and how we keep it secure.

Types of data we collect

All visitors can browse all pages of our site without disclosing any personal data. However, if you choose to opt-in to a service through our website, we will collect personally identifiable information. We will always explain this before you opt-in to the service and we will always obtain your consent.

Any personally identifiable information collected in this way (such as name, address, e-mail address and telephone number) will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How do we collect information?

MZA Consulting Engineers collects information in two possible ways:

  • When you directly give it to us (“Directly Provided Data”)

When you use the contact form on our website or sign up for our e-newsletter, you may choose to voluntarily give us certain information by filling in the text boxes on these forms. All this information requires a direct action by you at that time for us to receive it.

  • When you give us permission to obtain from other accounts (“User Authorised Data”)

Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for other online services, you may give us permission to obtain information from your account with those other services. For example, this can be via social media or by choosing to send us your location data when accessing our website from your smartphone.

Website Cookies

Our website ( uses cookies to collect some basic information from visitors to the site. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer, smartphone or tablet as you browse this website and are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and improve any subsequent visits to our site.

We use cookies to collect information about pages viewed and the visitor journey around our site.  By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.

  • How to Disable Cookies

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.

  • Third Party Cookies

These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.

For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Mailing List

As part of the registration process for our e-newsletters, we collect personal information. We use this information for the following reasons: to send you our e-newsletter; to contact you if you ask us to provide further information; to obtain further information from you to enable us to respond to a query, and, from time-to-time, check our records are correct and that you still wish to receive e-newsletters from us.

We do not rent or sell our email lists to other organisations or businesses, nor do we rent or purchase email lists from other organisations or businesses.

We use Mailchimp to deliver our e-newsletters.  We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us improve our e-newsletter and monitor unsubscribe requests.  For further information, please see Mailchimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe to these mailings at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing Jo Parker.

Job Vacancies

If you contact us through our website, by e-mail or by telephone to enquire about one of our current vacancies, personally identifiable information will be collected in order to respond to you. This information will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How long do we keep your data for?

MZA Consulting Engineers will not retain your personal information longer than necessary. We will hold onto the information you provide either while your account is in existence, or as needed to be able to provide the requested services to you. After this, MZA Consulting Engineers will securely erase or delete the personal data.

If legally required, or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our Terms and Conditions, we may also retain some of your information for a limited period as required, even after you have closed your account, or it is no longer needed to provide the requested services to you.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this privacy notice, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold by e-mailing your request to Jo Parker. All requests will be considered without undue delay and within one month of receipt as far as possible.

Responsibility for the Processing of Personal Data

The directors of MZA Consulting Engineers take ultimate responsibility for data protection. If you have any concerns or wish to exercise any of your rights under the GDPR, you can contact the data protection lead in the following ways:

Name: Chris Bryant
Address: 4th Floor, 10 Philpot Lane, London EC3M 8AA
Telephone: +44 (0)7500 227164 

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and reserve the right to make any changes and updates to it as and when we need to. The most up to date privacy policy will always be available on our website.

This privacy notice was last reviewed/updated on 22 January 2020.