Privacy Policy and Cookies

This privacy policy sets out how Mara Securities Ltd. (we) use and protect any information or data that you give us including, but not restricted to, when you make a booking at Masson Mills, use this website or otherwise submit your information to us.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified by using this website or by other submission, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. This privacy policy applies only to Masson Mills and this website whilst they are in the ownership of Mara Securities Ltd. We may change this policy from time to time. You should check this page in order to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was updated on and is valid from 10/01/2022 and supersedes any previous policy relating to Mara Securities Ltd. and/or Masson Mills.

Purpose of processing

We will use the data supplied to communicate with you by email or other means. We may supplement the data that we obtain from you with other information that we obtain from our interactions with you.

Retention period and transfer of data

The data we collect from you will be retained by us securely, but if we are required to do so for any reason we will endeavour to contact you and seek your permission prior to any proposed processing or transfer of your data. If you no longer wish to receive emails from us you can respond and request to be unsubscribed. As well as unsubscribing you have the right to contact us to request us to delete or amend your details. Your data will be kept for up to 2 years after which time it will be deleted.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

How we use cookies

We do not use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. We do not analyse data about webpage traffic. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. 

There are a few categories to describe the usage of cookies:

Necessary: Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. 

Statistics: Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. 

Marketing: Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. 

Here is a list of the cookies used on the website. You can adjust your cookie settings in your browser.


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Preserves user session state across page requests.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we are not and cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information 

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Sir Richard Arkwright's Masson Mills, Working Textile Museum, Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3PY. 

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or you would like it to be deleted, please write to us at the above address. We will proceed to correct any information found to be incorrect or delete your information if so requested.