Privacy policy



A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited

16 Wolsey Road, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8BY, United Kingdom.

Tel: +44 118 948 2872   Fax: +44 118 948 4204

Data controller:

A&Z Engineering (Reading) Ltd provide precision CNC engineering manufacturing services to customers requirements.

This policy sets out the basis on why and how data we collect from you, or is provided by you, is processed by us.

Processing your Data

Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited have assessed all 6 grounds for lawfully processing data and has selected ‘Legitimate Interest’ as the most lawful basis to process your data.

A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited hold personal data such as; name, email, telephone number, IP address and company address. We believe that the individuals that we process the data of, are likely to have an interest in our services that A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited offer.

We will only process data on subjects who meet a specific criteria such as their industry, job title or as requested.  Our segmentation includes, but is not limited to, Engineering, CNC precision engineering, and manufacturing industry and job titles such Manufacturing Buyer, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Purchasing Manager.

We may process data for the following reasons:

  • To follow up enquiries sent through the website - we will use your personal data to produce the relevant documentation such as quotations, agreements, invoices, etc.

  • For Marketing Purposes – We will process your data to provide marketing communications relevant to you depending on how we met you, your purchase history, the industry you work in and your job title. Marketing communications may include direct email, telephone or post.

  • Unless we proceed with a quotation or order, we will not further store your data.

  • If you wish to unsubscribe from marketing communications, you can contact our data controllers who will ensure you no longer receive these communications.

  • To improve our website, web presence and identify who is visiting our website – We may use Google Analytics and/or GoDaddy to track and report on our website traffic. This helps us to identify areas of the website to improve on i.e. to help users find what they’re looking for easier.

If you complete an online enquiry form via our website we will use the data you provide to process your request and may provide you with information on our services via our marketing communications. It is deemed that as you have visited our site and submitted an enquiry, that you have a legitimate interest in our products and services. However, if you do not wish to receive marketing communications, then you have the right to unsubscribe from the email communications at any time by contacting the data controller with the details you wish to be unsubscribed.

How we collect your data

If you have received correspondence from us, we have obtained your data in one of the following ways:

  • You have requested information from A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited on a previous occasion

  • You or someone else on your behalf has expressly shared your contact details with us for the purpose of receiving information now and/or in the future

  • You have presented your business card to us during an event, exhibition or previous meeting

  • You or a business colleague has visited our website and we believe that there is a genuine legitimate interest in our services

  • A member of our team has found your business and your contact details in the public domain, believing that your business would genuinely be interested in our products, services and solutions, based upon your job function and the industry you work in Legitimate Interest Assessment (LIA).

  • We have carried out a Legitimate Interest Assessment (LIA) as advised by the ICO. Based upon that assessment it is deemed that the rights and freedoms of the data subjects would not be overridden in our correspondence regarding A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited and that in no way would a data subject be caused harm by our correspondence. Based upon our segmentation by organisation and by specific job function, coupled with our processing of personal data within the context of a business environment, we believe that any individual that receives correspondence from A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited in a direct marketing or sales capacity has shown legitimate interest in our services.

A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited use an MRP system, Tricorn and Sage Accounts, which stores all personal data. Using Tricorn and Sage, we will complete a data cleanse at least once every 12 months to ensure data is kept clean, accurate and up to data. Any records found to be out of date will be deleted.

Request to Delete Data or Stop Communications

If you no longer wish to receive communications from A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited or wish for your data to be deleted then please follow any of the following actions:

  • If you have received a call, please tell the representative that you do not wish to receive any further communication

  • Contact the Data Controller on +44 118 948 2872

  • Email the Data Controller - FAO: Data Controller,

  • Write to the Data Controller - FAO Data Controller, A&Z Engineering (Reading) Limited, 16 Wolsey Road, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8BY, United Kingdom

All requests will be processed within 30 days. Please note this applies only to the processing of your personal data, not that of the business data which does not fall under the remit of GDPR.

This policy was last reviewed and updated on the 24th September 2019.