Acumen Steel Processing

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1. Acumen Steel Processing Ltd.'s Commitment to your Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Acumen Steel Processing Ltd.'s online Privacy Policy describes the ways in which we collect information from you when you use this website, or when we provide our services to you as our client, or when our clients require us to collect information from you on their behalf. This policy also summarises what we may use this information for.

 

2. What Data do we Collect from you?

We may collect data from you (User Data) in various ways: (i) when you provide information following on from any contact you have made with us through this website (including without limitation to any requests for marketing material or job applications); (ii) when you provide information following on from the provision of our services to you, or as a result of your relationship with one or more of our clients; (iii) by our use of cookies; (iv) during the course of your use of this website, including, without limitation, all material you send or upload to this website (such as marketing requests and job applications) or any material you send to an email address given on this website.

Some User Data will inevitably comprise personal data about you and may include sensitive personal data. Personal data is information which relates to you and allows you to be identified from that data (or from a combination of those data and other information in our possession).


Sensitive personal data is information about or which reveals your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, commission of criminal offences and/or involvement in criminal proceedings.


This Privacy Policy describes how we fulfil our obligations under applicable data protection laws. This Privacy Policy is in accordance with the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and the respective national Data Protection Acts implementing the Directive.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a tiny element of data that a website can send to your computer's browser so that this computer will be recognised by the site on your return. Cookies allow our web server to recognise your computer on connection to our website, which in turn allows the server to make downloading of pages faster than on first viewing. In addition, cookies may also be used by us to establish statistics about the use of this website by Internet users by gathering and analysing data such as: most visited pages, time spent by users on each page, site performance, etc. By collecting and using such data, we hope to improve the quality of the site.


The data collected by our servers and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information may not be kept for longer than one year.


Navigation data about site viewers is automatically collected by our servers. If you do not wish to have this navigation data collected, we recommend that you do not use this website.


You can also set your browser to block the recording of cookies on your hard drive to minimise the amount of data that may be collected about your navigating on this site. The browser on your computer can be set to notify you when a cookie is being recorded on your computer's hard drive. Most browsers can also be set to keep cookies from being recorded on your computer. However, for optimal use of this website, we recommend that you do not block the recording of cookies on your computer.


All Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. servers and computer systems are protected from outside intrusions. As a result, all data that may be collected about site viewers through the use of cookies will be protected from unauthorised access.
Cookies used on this site are only active for the duration of your visit. We may at some stage use cookies to identify users when they visit this website to use personalised services. In such circumstances these cookies may be kept on the hard drive of your computer following closure of the web browser. Cookies used in connection with such services enable us to build up a profile of our users and to develop personalised versions of this website.


You may choose to not receive a cookie file by enabling your web browser to refuse cookies. The procedure for refusal of cookies may vary for different software products. Please check with your internet browser software help or your software supplier if you wish to refuse cookies.

 


3. Our use of User Data

We only collect User Data necessary for our functions or activities. We will use User Data for the following purposes: (i) To provide this website or any of our other services to you; (ii) To provide this website or any of our other services to our clients where this requires processing User Data on their behalf; (iii) To improve this website, including without limitation to dealing with your queries and notifying you of any proposed or actual changes to this website; (iv) To improve our services, including without limitation to dealing with your queries and notifying you of any proposed or actual changes to our service provision; (v) To provide you with information you have requested from us, including without limitation to information, our marketing activities, and job applications; (vi) To provide and market our services to you as a client; (vii) To manage our relationship with you or our clients; and (viii) To facilitate our internal business operations, including fulfilling any legal requirements.


Marketing Activities
If you have already registered to receive marketing materials from us in paper and/or electronic form, we may use your data in order to send you electronic and/or paper form marketing and other materials relating to Acumen Steel Processing Ltd., its products and/or services. We may use any data provided by you to update records held by Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. You may withdraw your consent to the receipt of marketing materials at any time and free of charge by email or by writing.


Job Applications
If you submit User Data (including personal data and sensitive personal data) to us for applying for a post at Acumen Steel Processing Ltd., we will process such User Data solely for the purposes of considering applications and recruitment. Such User Data will not be used for marketing purposes. Marketing materials will only be sent to you in accordance with the paragraphs above.

 

4. Other Important Information

Change to Business
Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. may at some stage re-organise or transfer all or part of its business. This may result in the transfer of your data to new entities (which will be subsidiaries or affiliates of Acumen Steel Processing Ltd.) or third parties through which the whole or part of the business of Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. will be carried out.


If Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. ceases to trade, or becomes insolvent, enters into receivership or any similar or equivalent event occurs, those acting on behalf of Acumen Steel Processing Ltd. may sell the business or parts of it to a third party, in fulfilment of legal or business requirements. This may result in the transfer of your data to a third party through which the business or parts of it will be carried out.


Consent
By continuing to use our services (whether directly or through third party arrangements) or this website and by providing any personal data (including sensitive personal data) to us, you are consenting to our use of your personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy. Please do not send us any personal data if you do not want that information to be used by us in this manner.


Transfer of User Data outside the User Jurisdiction
The Internet is a global environment. In order to provide this website we may need to transfer User Data to locations outside the jurisdiction in which you are viewing this website (the User Jurisdiction) and process User Data outside the User Jurisdiction. If the User Jurisdiction is within the European Economic Area (the EEA) please note that such transfers and processing of User Data may be in locations outside the EEA. Any data sent or uploaded by you may be accessible in jurisdictions outside the User Jurisdiction (including outside the EEA). The level of data protection offered in such jurisdictions may be less than that offered within the User Jurisdiction or (as the case may be) within the EEA.
By continuing to use this website or our services and by providing any personal data (including sensitive personal data) to us via this website or e-mail addresses provided on this website, you are consenting to such transfers, provided that they are in accordance with the purposes set out above and elsewhere in the Legal Notices. Please do not send us any personal data if you do not consent to the transfer of this information to locations outside the User Jurisdiction (including, if applicable, outside the EEA).


Legal Requirements

Though unlikely, we may need to disclose your User Data by a court order or to comply with other legal or regulatory requirements. We will use reasonable endeavours to notify you before we do so, unless we are legally restricted from doing so.

We do not Sell User Data Commercially through Third Parties

We will not sell, rent, distribute or otherwise make User Data commercially available to any third party, except as described above, or except with your prior permission.


Privacy of Electronic Communications
Although we welcome your queries, please note that any electronic communication through this website between you and us (or any of our lawyers, other employees or agents) may not be secure and, unless you are already a client, will not be treated as privileged or confidential. For this reason, please do not send us any email that contains confidential or sensitive information.


Changes to the Policy
We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy and other Legal Notices at any time we may choose.

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