Our Privacy and Cookies Policy

ECL Civil Engineering is committed to respecting your privacy and the privacy of every visitor to our web site or job applicant submitting information to us from this site.  The information we collect about you will be used to fulfill the required services and enable us to improve how, as an organisation, we communicate with you.

  • How will we use the information about you?
  • Access to your information and correction
  • What information do we collect about you?
  • How long will we store information about you?
  • Protection of Personal Information
  • Cookies
  • Google Analytics
  • Other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us

How will we use the information about you?

The information that we collect about you will only be used lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018). All data is retained exclusively within the United Kingdom, or transferred only to ‘third countries’ where ‘adequacy of protection’ or specific certification as defined by The GDPR has been confirmed.

Any information we collect will not be disclosed to anyone outside ECL Civil Engineering or its associated companies, partners, and other companies with which we have arranged services for your benefit.

Access to your information and correction

We expect the information we hold to be accurate and up to date. You have the right as an individual to find out what information we hold about you and make changes if necessary; you also have the right, assuming we are not obligated by law to refuse, to ask us to stop using the information.  To request personal information we hold about you or to request we delete the personal information we hold about you please email info@eclcicvils.co.uk. To instruct us to correct any errors please email your new information to info@eclcicvils.co.uk.

What information do we collect about you?

The type of information that we will collect on you, and you voluntarily provide to us on this website includes:

  • For Site Visitors – IP address
  • For Form Submissions – All the data you submitted on the form will be collected.

You are under no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal information; however, we require at least the information which we stimulate as mandatory on our forms in order for us to deal with you as a customer/client or job applicant in an efficient and effective manner.

How long will we store information about you?

Unless otherwise required by law, your data will be stored for a period of 6 years after our last contact with you, at which point it will be deleted/destroyed. The following retention periods apply to specific types of data we store.

Protection of Personal Information

ECL Civil Engineering takes precautions, including administrative, technical, and physical measures, to safeguard your Data against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

 Civil Engineering uses industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of Data, including encryption, firewalls and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security controls to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of your Data.


This site uses cookies – these are small text files that are placed on your device to help this website to provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Google Analytics

This website sets “first party” cookies through its use of Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to provide us with non-personal site analytics, which in turn helps us improve this website. Google Analytics tracking uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about website visitors’ but they do not collect personal data about you. Google Analytics sets or updates cookies only to collect data required for the reports. Additionally, Google Analytics only uses first-party cookies. This means that all cookies set by Google Analytics cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on any domain other than breheny.co.uk.  Further detailed information on Google Analytics cookies can be found here.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 18th October 2020.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

Data Protection Officer  – info@eclcivils.co.uk

If you have a concern about how we handle your data, or you would like to lodge a complaint, you may do so by contacting The Information Commissioners Office.