Website Privacy Policy

SIG plc is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our Terms Of Use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) referred to in this policy as (“the Act”), the data controller is SIG plc of Hillsborough Works, Langsett Road, Sheffield S6 2LW.

Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is:

The Data Protection Manager

Signet House

17 Europa View

Sheffield Business Park

Sheffield, England, S9 1XH

Email: dataprotection@sigplc.co.uk

Purpose and legal basis for processing

We will process your data for the purposes detailed in this policy under our legitimate business interests as the data controller.

Information you provide

The information you give us may include your name, Job Title, address, e-mail address, phone number and demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.

Cookies

Use of cookies by this website

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below details cookie files that may be used within this website.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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 Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Information specific to Google Analytics cookies can be found in the next section, including tools to prevent Google Analytics using cookies and tracking your site usage.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information regarding Google’s Data Privacy and Security Click Here

Information you provide

We will use this information:

-      To provide you with the information and services that you request from us;

-      To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you

We will use this information:

-      To administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

-      To improve our Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

-      As part of our efforts to keep our Site safe and secure.

We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Disclosure of your information

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

-      Our Web Hosting service providers;

-      Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

Information will not be disclosed to other third parties without your consent, unless the disclosure is permitted by law under statute, is necessary for the prevention or detection of crime or will prevent injury or harm to the individual or their property.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure offsite servers.

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored in, a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. The laws in some countries may not provide as much legal protection for your information as in the EEA. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

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, 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.

Transmission security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site over unsecure internet connections; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Security

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 online.

Retention Period

We are only permitted to retain your information for as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. The restriction is set by The Act and the precise length of time we retain your information varies depending on you individual circumstances.

Your rights

Under certain circumstances the Act gives you the right to erasure, to restrict processing, to data portability, to object to processing and to rectification.

The Act also gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

If you would like a copy of your information, believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect, incomplete, retained for longer than required or have any other issues or queries regarding your rights, please contact:

The Data Protection Manager

Signet House

17 Europa View

Sheffield Business Park

Sheffield, England, S9 1XH

Email: dataprotection@sigplc.co.uk

Complaints

We take all concerns relating to the processing of personal data seriously and will endeavour to resolve your concerns as quickly as possible. If you have a complaint relating to the way in which we have processed your personal data please contact the Data Protection Manager in the first instance via the contact details above.

If we fail to handle your personal data correctly or resolve a complaint, within a reasonable timescale, you have the right to contact The Information Commissioners Office who can be contacted via the following:

Tel: 0303 123 1113

Website: Information Commissioner (ICO)

Address: Information Commissioner's Office

                Wycliffe House

                Water Lane

                Wilmslow

                Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. This policy was last updated February 2018.

Telephone calls

Please note that calls may be recorded for monitoring and training purposes.