Online Privacy Statement
Last updated May 2019
Our Privacy Undertaking
Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size (“us”, “we”, “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
If you are an existing customer or supplier we already have limited personal information of yourself or of your staff, such as names and family names, contact details, birthdays, addresses, payment details, etc. Maintaining and processing this personal data is necessary for continued trade between the Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size of companies and yourself.
By continuing to trade with Acrylic sheet cut to size or by submitting any personal data, you agree to this collection, transfer, storing, maintenance and/or processing in so far as the data is necessary for the purpose for which it has been collected. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with the GDPR.
With the exception of personal data specified in this policy, we may collect additional personal information from you, only if you have chosen to provide it to us.
Use made of the information
We may use information held about you for various reasons, for example:
If you are an existing customer, we may contact you by email, telephone, printed media or in other manners with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
Acrylic Cut To Size does not share the personal information of its customers or suppliers and/or their employees with any third parties for the purposes of further marketing by those third parties.
The information we collect from you depends on what activities you are carrying out on our site(s), whether you are logged in or not and whether you are placing an order. For example, we may collect, process, maintain and store some, all, or any combination of the following personally identifiable information about you:
Examples of instances when such information may be collected, processed, maintained or stored are when you:
Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size also relies on collecting data to further its legitimate interests as a basis of the lawfulness of the processing.
For Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size, a legitimate interest is when we have a business or commercial reason to use your information. Even in these circumstances, the legitimate interest must not unfairly go against your rights in terms of the GDPR. Generally, we will rely on legitimate business interest when collecting the following, or any combination of the following, categories of personal information:
|Category of personal information|
|Purpose of processing|
Contact person’s / representatives names
Physical address for delivery purposes
Phone numbers and/or e-mail address for contact purposes
Sales orders (customers)
Purchase orders (suppliers)
Related payments to the above
|Contractual||Details about the trading relationship that we have with you|
|Locational||Data we get about where you are, the address where you connect a computer to the internet|
|Behavioural||Information on how you use our products and services|
|Open Data and Public Records||Details about you that are in public records and information about you that is openly available on the internet, or that you may have made shared through social media|
|Usage Data||General data about how you use our products and services|
|Documentary Data||Details about you that are stored in documents in different formats, or copies of them. This could include items such as credit references, general correspondence, etc.|
|Consents||Any permissions, consents, or preferences that you give us. This may include items such as how you want us to contact you, whether you prefer to receive paper invoices and statements or prefer e-mail formats.|
When you provide personal information on one of our websites you:
Our websites and apps are not intended for children under 16 years of age. We will not knowingly solicit data online from, or market online to, children under 16 years of age.
Automated decision making and profiling, and special categories of personal data
In terms of the GDPR, you have a right to object against automated decision making and profiling based on special categories of data.
Special categories of data refer to personal data regarding the ethnic or racial origin, trade union membership, criminal records, etc. Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size does not collect, store, maintain or process any of the special categories of data. If this status changes at any stage in the future, we will update this online privacy statement accordingly.
Automated decision making and profiling refers to a process of allowing computer systems to generate outcomes that have legal effect. In general Acrylic Sheet Plastics does not make use of automated decision making and profiling in its relationship with trading partners. If this status changes at any stage in the future, we will update this online privacy statement accordingly and you will be notified.
Cookies are text files, used by your computer’s browser, that store visitor data. Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm your system.
We make use of the following cookies, which are set to expire as detailed below:
|_ga||A google Analytics Tracking Cookie used to distinguish between users||2 years|
|_gat||A Google Analytics Tracking Cookie used to throttle request rates||24 hours|
|_gid||A Google Analytics Tracking Cookie used to distinguish between users||1 minute|
|CAKEPHP||A Cookie controller used to manage other Cookies||1 hour|
|Wfvt_72563704||Used to track user duration so that page views can be grouped together||30 minutes|
|Wordfence_verifiedHuman||Used to verify if the visitor is a human or a bot||1 minute|
NOTE – the cookies above refer to the cookies used by the centrally managed Vink UK websites and webshops.
If you do not want to accept cookies you may be able to configure your browser not to accept them. Please refer to your browser’s ‘help’ facility for further information. Subject to specific regional European country laws you may be asked to consent to cookies via a cookie banner on the website. However, you should bear in mind that this may affect our ability to process the transactions you wish to have authorized. You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. You can find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies, at https://www.aboutcookies.org/ (Note that Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size does not control this website and is not responsible for its content. It is provided as information only. For the most current browser-specific information, please consult your browser’s manufacturer).
Where we store your personal data
Any data that you provide to us is normally stored, processed and maintained in a country within the European Union (EU). While it is not normal practice for Acrylic Sheet Cut To Size to do so, data may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the EU. In such cases, we shall ensure that only countries, and/or third-party processors that are compliant with the EU regulations are used by using means prescribed by the EU – GDPR.
Similarly, data may also be processed by staff operating outside the EU who work for us or our associated service provider(s). Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We request that you do not share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect any personal data you give us, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted from your terminal to our site.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. These include:
We also take appropriate steps, such as encrypted passwords and recovering passwords via email without direct passwords details, to verify your identity before granting access to your personal profile.
Disclosure of your information
In order to further our legitimate interests, we may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In all of the above cases, we shall inform you that your personal information has been shared with a third party.
In terms of the EU- GDPR you have the following rights:
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking the relevant boxes on the online forms that we use to collect your personal data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us directly.
Any of our websites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
The GDPR 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 will be dealt with free of charge.
Queries and Complaints
If you have any requests concerning your personal information, please contact our operations team by email to email@example.com