Website Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement describes the ways in which we collect, hold and use information about individual persons who visit this website. 

We encourage you to read this Website Privacy Statement carefully.  By using our website you are accepting the contents of this document. 

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION AS SET FORTH IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PROCLAD GROUP MAY PERIODICALLY CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE OR OTHERWISE UPDATE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ITS DISCRETION, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION. 

However, we will always handle your Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Policy that was in effect at the time of collection.  It is our intention to post changes to our privacy policy on this page so that you are fully informed concerning the types of information we are gathering, how we use it, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed.  Our Privacy Policy is located on our homepage. At such data collection points, further explanation may be provided, where appropriate, as to the purposes for which the data will be used.

 

Privacy Pledge

The term "Personal Data" as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information such as your name, date of birth, e-mail address, mailing address, or telephone number that can be used to identify you. Generally, we will only process your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy. However, we reserve the right, to conduct additional processing to the extent permitted or required by law, or in support of any legal or criminal investigation. 

 

Intended use of Personal Data

Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our site without telling us who you are.  However, some services may require you to provide us with Personal Data, for example, when requesting further information or for one of our team to contact you, you’ll be asked for your name, company name, telephone number and email address.  

We may collect and use Personal Data to provide you with products or services, to bill you for products and services you request, to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstances or about which we inform you when we collect Personal Data from you.

 

Non-disclosure of Personal Data

We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy.  Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party if we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or governmental regulation, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad.

 

Marketing

We would like to send you information about products and services of ours which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date.  You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes.  If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please complete the Consent Withdrawal form located here and return it to our GDPR Team at gdprteam@ftvproclad.co.uk or by sending it to the address below:

 

GDPR Team
FTV Proclad International Ltd
Viewfield Industrial Estate
Viewfield Road
Glenrothes
KY6 2RD

Right of access, correction and objection

Whenever we process Personal Data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to date for the purposes for which it was collected.  We will provide you with the ability to object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business purpose as described in this policy or our compliance with law.  We do not currently utilise automated electronic direct marketing but if we do in the future we will provide you with a method to opt out of receiving further marketing materials.  If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data or object to the processing of your Personal Data, please e-mail the GDPR Team at gdprteam@ftvproclad.co.uk

Please note where you provided the information, as well as the specific information you would like us to correct, update or delete please ensure you give us a proper identification of yourself. Requests to delete personal data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on us. 

Security and confidentiality

To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that we collect online, we use data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection.  In the course of handling your Personal Data, we take measures reasonably designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Data transfer abroad

Due to the nature of the Internet if you are visiting this site from abroad, your communications will inevitably result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. 

Cookies and pixels

We may collect and process information about your visit to this website, such as the pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform.  Such information is used by us to help improve the contents of the site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site for internal, market research purposes.  In doing this, we may install "cookies" that collect the domain name of the user, your internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of access.  A "cookie" is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  Cookies do not damage your computer.  Pixels are small blocks of code on web pages that do things like allow another server to measure viewing of our webpage and are often used in connection with cookies.  We may obtain the services of outside parties to assist us in collecting and processing the information described in this Section.  We use this technology to measure the visitors' responses to our sites (including how many times a page is opened and which information is consulted) as well as to evaluate your use of this website.  The third-party partner or the web analytical service partner may be able to collect data about visitors to our and other sites because of these cookies. They may provide such information to other parties if there is a legal requirement that they do so, or if they hire the other parties to process information on their behalf. 

Google Analytics

We may use Google Analytics to rationalise our websites by (i) optimising traffic to and between corporate websites, and (ii) integrating and optimising web pages where appropriate.“Google Analytics” is a service offered by Google Inc. “Google” generates statistics about a website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics uses “cookies” stored on your computer to help analyse how users use our website.

Information may be transmitted to Google servers in the United States.  We understand that Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third party processes data on behalf of Google and that under no circumstances, will Google combine or associate your IP address with other data stored at Google. By using our website you consent to the processing of any personal data Google will collect on you in the way and for the purpose as described above. 

 

Analytics information

We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the Service. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.

 

Log file information

Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the site. When you use our site, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.

 

Clear gifs/web beacons information

When you use the website, we may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information is allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the website.

 

Device identifiers

When you access the website by or through a mobile device (including but not limited to smart-phones or tablets), we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (“UUID”). Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by PRESTIGE MEDICAL. A device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and use the website. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device, to help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the website. Some features of the website may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

 

Location data

When you access the website by or through a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the site. Some features of the site, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.

 

Careers

If you apply for a vacancy through our website, you are agreeing for us to collect personal data and process as detailed in our Recruitment Privacy Policy.  Please refer to this for full details.

 

Personal information and children

The services available on this site are intended for persons 18 years of age and older.  We will not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personal Data from a minor under the age of 18, without obtaining prior consent from a person with parental responsibility (e.g., a parent or guardian) through direct off-line contact.  

 

Links to other sites

This Privacy Policy applies only to this website. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to our visitors. We aim to ensure that such websites are of the highest standard. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of websites to which we link or be responsible for the contents of sites other than this one, and this Privacy Policy is not intended to be applicable to any linked, non Proclad Group site.

 

Data Protection Officer/Responsible Person

We have appointed Teresa Young as our Data Protection Officer to oversee compliance with this privacy notice and GDPR.  

If you have any queries or complaints about our compliance with this Privacy Policy, or if you would like to make any recommendations or comments to improve the quality of our Privacy Policy, please e-mail our GDPR Team at gdprteam@ftvproclad.co.uk