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How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Spectrum Machine Tools Ltd. collects  information about:

  • visitors to our websites
  • clients who use our services

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits we use third party services like Google Analytics (opt out here), to collect standard internet log information, compile reports and details of visitor behaviour to help us improve the site:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

This information is not used by Spectrum Machine Tools to identify anyone.

How our website uses cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks for permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. By using this site you agree to the small cookie file to be added as the cookie helps us analyse web traffic. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. For example the web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. only uses this information for statistical analysis, marketing and remarketing purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

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This site also uses remarketing features. Third-party vendors, like Google and Facebook, show your ads on sites across the Internet and use cookies to personalise ads based on your  past visits to websites like this one.

You can stop Google from using your cookies by visiting ad settings or opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page. Learn more about the Google Analytics Opt-Out Plugin and see services like, and click HERE for a Google overview of privacy.

Security and performance

Spectrum Machine Tools Ltd Uses a third party service to help maintain the security and performance of our website. To deliver this service it processes the IP addresses of visitors to the Spectrum Machine Tools website.

This website may contain links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience and Spectrum Machine Tools has no control over such websites, nor is it responsible for their content. Spectrum Machine Tool’s Privacy Policy does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from or any related websites. The inclusion of these links on our website does not imply endorsement of any material on those websites, or any association with their operators, unless otherwise stated. Spectrum Machine Tools cannot guarantee the security of these sites, links, or insure they will be virus-free.


We use a third party service,, to publish our website which is run by Automattic Inc. We use a standard WordPress service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site, for example the number of users viewing pages on the site, to monitor and report on the effectiveness of the site and help us improve it. WordPress requires visitors that want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see Automattic’s privacy notice.

People who call us

When you call us we collect details such as your name, number and may request other information. We use this information to help improve our efficiency and effectiveness. We do not record our inbound calls, but will update this policy in the future if we decide to do so.

People who email us

Any email sent to us, including any attachments, may be monitored and used by us for reasons of security and for monitoring compliance with office policy.  Email monitoring or blocking software may also be used. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send to us is both within the bounds of the law and received by us.

People who register (notify) under the Data Protection Act 1998

When businesses fill in their registration forms, they may be asked to provide the contact details of a relevant member of staff. Spectrum Machine Tools Ltd. will use this for its own purposes, for example where we have a query about a registration, but will not put it on a public register.

Disclosure of personal information

In many circumstances we will not disclose personal data without consent. However when we investigate a complaint, for example, we will need to share personal information with the organisation concerned and with other relevant bodies.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 11 April 2018

How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy policy you can email us or write to:

Spectrum Machine Tools Ltd,
3A Kilroot Business Park

Larne Road,Carrickfergus

BT38 7PR