Privacy Policy
At Kent Stainless, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.


This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.


We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.


Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@kentstainless.com or writing to Kent Stainless, Ardcavan, Wexford Y35 CRW2, Ireland. Alternatively you can call us on +353 53 914 3216 or UK Freephone 0800 376 8377.

 


Who are we?
We are Kent Stainless, a stainless steel engineering firm based in our factory in Wexford with 100 employees.


How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, and for example, when you contact us about products and services.


What type of information is collected from you?
The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a transaction online or purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is processed and destroyed.


How is your information used?

  • We may use your information to:
  • > Process an order that you have made;
  • > Process enquiries that you have submitted;
    > To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you
    and us;
    > Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • > Notify you of changes to our services;
    > Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of
    interest to you. These may include information about new products or
    events, promotions of our associated companies goods and services;
    > Process a grant or job application.


We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We
are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfill our statutory
obligations. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as
is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant
contract you hold with us.


Who has access to your information?
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.


We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.


When you are using our planned secure online transaction pages, your payment
could be processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the
secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you
have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact us.


We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of
some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any
business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or
share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to
enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of
our customers. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your
privacy rights continue to be protected.


Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from
us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us
about our products and services, then you can unsubscribe easily at every
opportunity.


Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one of the 6 lawful
grounds for processing personal data is Legitimate Interest. “It is necessary for
the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or a third party,
except where such interests are overridden by the interests, rights or freedoms
of the data subject.”


We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, or phone message
unless you have a legitimate interest. Our Legitimate Interest Assessment is
based on your activity in our served industry, or your interaction with us on
projects or products We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if
you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted. You can change your
marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email
info@kentstainless.com or writing to Kent Stainless, Ardcavan, Wexford Y35
CRW2, Ireland. Alternatively you can call us on +353 53 914 3216 or UK
Freephone 0800 376 8377.


Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or
alteration of your information


When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated
securely. Any sensitive information (such as credit or debit card details) is
encrypted and protected with the following software 128 Bit encryption on SSL.


Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the
Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while
we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the
security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security
on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password
which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible
for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password
with anyone.


Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This
privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the
privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible
for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using
links from our website.


In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be
responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of
that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party
site.


16 or Under


We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are
aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand
whenever you provide us with personal information.


Transferring your information outside of Europe


As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information
which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European
Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from
time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not
have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data,
you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your
information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that
appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your
privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be
transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.


Review of this Policy
We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in April
2018.


Ann O’Brien, Managing Director To Download a Copy please click here