Privacy Policy

McAdam King Business Psychology respects your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we obtain including through our website at www.mkbusinesspsychology.co.uk (the “website”, how we may use the information and with whom we may share it. The policy also describes the measures we take to safeguard such information. Notwithstanding the provisions of this Privacy Policy a person using our services or otherwise submitting data to us shall have no greater rights under this Privacy Policy than the person would have under the applicable laws of their place of residence.

Your Consent

To carry out our services, we need your permission and consent to collect, process, store and transfer certain information about you. This information may be personal information and may include sensitive personal information (such as information revealing racial or ethnic origin).

By accepting this Privacy Policy, by registering with us, by participating in any of our online processes, or by otherwise using our services, you consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information, which may include sensitive personal information, by McAdam King Business Psychology under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Your Obligations

As part of our feedback and assessment process, we may request or you may volunteer details of a third party for collection of feedback. It is your responsibility to inform any third party, whose contact details and personal information you provide to us, that you have disclosed this information to us. You should obtain the prior consent of any such third party before disclosing their personal information to us and inform them that they can contact us should they have any questions about how we use their data.

If we have contacted you as a result of your details being disclosed to us by a participant in the assessment process, we confirm that we will use your personal details and any information that you subsequently submit to us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, and we therefore cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.


We may obtain the following personal information about individuals in connection with the fulfilment of our services:

  • name and contact details;
  • education and employment history;
  • psychometric questionnaire answers;
  • demographic details, such as age, gender, ethnic origin;
  • performance data, such as ratings, benchmarking data, performance ratings, psychometric results; and
  • self ratings obtained from yourself (when responding to questions) or feedback from others (when providing feedback about you).

We develop and use online individual and collective feedback and assessment tools for analysis and research purposes. Our feedback and assessment tools were created to provide personal or organisational data to our client organisations. This data is primarily used for selection and/or development. You may be asked to provide personal information about yourself including your name, contact details, gender, age, other personal details and details regarding your employment. We also collect the domain names, e-mail address and other personal data of those who communicate with us.

Use of your information

We use the information we collect from you for purposes connected with the delivery of our services, including:

We may use information about you in order to fulfil the obligations of our engagement with our clients. Your personal information may be used to provide reports, ratings and services to our clients. These reports and Services may be used by our clients in the development of individuals in an employment, recruitment or human resources context. The information may also be used for contractual obligations with clients such as accounting and billing. Your information may also be added to a central database to enable us to maintain our relationship with you. If you contact us by e-mail or via our websites we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and we may use any information you provide in your message to respond to your enquiry. We may also send you marketing information and general McAdam King updates unless you tell us not to.

Data Transfers and Disclosure

Your personal information may be available to any member of the business psychology team. We may disclose your information to clients who have engaged McAdam King Business Psychology in the delivery of services for which you are providing information. McAdam King Business Psychology works with third parties (including freelance associates) who provide services to clients or to the company e.g. lawyers, accountant, I.T. As part of providing those services, such third parties may be provided with access to personal information. Where we disclose your information to third parties, we will obtain reassurances from the third party that they will protect that information according to the standards described in this Privacy Policy.

McAdam King Business Psychology reserves the right to disclose or transfer any and all personal information that we collect to a third party in connection with a strategic alliance with such third party, or in the event of a sale of our company or a merger.

Required by Law

McAdam King Business Psychology may also be required by law to disclose personal information to law enforcement agencies or government bodies.

Other websites

Our Websites may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of these websites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Types of submissions

Please do not post proprietary information to our Websites. Any material, information or any other communication you transmit or post to our Websites will be considered non-proprietary and we will have no liability for it. By posting proprietary information to our Websites you are licensing McAdam King Business Psychology and its designees to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications in all data, images, sound, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. Users of our Websites are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any law.

Access, Correction and Deletion

It is your right to request access and correction of the information we have stored about you at any time. You may furthermore request deletion of the information we hold about you. If you wish to issue a request for access, correction or deletion, please contact us using the contact details at the end of this Policy.

How Long We Keep Your Information

The periods for which we retain your personal information depend on the purposes for which we use it. However in certain circumstances we may destroy or delete any of your personal information that we hold. Please note that our policies on privacy will be overridden where we are required or permitted to disclose personal information under law or the terms of any court order.

We maintain appropriate administrative, organisational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect your personal information against accidental, unlawful or unauthorised destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

Updates to Our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. The date the privacy policy was last updated is included at the top of this Policy.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by phone on 0141 333-4750.

You also may write to us at the following contact details:

McAdam King Business Psychology, 150 West George Street, Glasgow G2 2HG

Last Revised: August 2012