Privacy and Cookies

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Harworth Group is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of visitors to its website.  This Privacy Policy sets out how Harworth Group uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”), the data controller is the Group Company Secretary, Harworth Group plc, Advantage House, Poplar Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham S60 5TR.

Harworth Group may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 2016.

What information do we collect?

We may collect the following information from visitors to our website:

  • information about your computer, including your IP address;
  • the date and time of your visit, the pages visited, the name of the visitor’s internet service provider and the website that referred the visitor;
  • if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
  • we may ask for information from you if you report a problem with our website; and
  • any other personal information which voluntarily provided to us.

How do we use the information we collect?

We may use this data to measure site activity, to generate statistics and to improve our services and the information provided by our website.

Harworth Group does not sell or disclose information obtained from or about visitors to our website, to anyone outside of the Group unless you specifically authorise it, the law requires it, or the disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees or property.

Security

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.  Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our web site; any transmission is at your own risk.  However, once we have received your information, we follow industry standard security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that is under our control.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on the device you are using to access a website. Almost all websites use cookies as a way of improving visitor experience on the site.

Cookies help websites perform a number or important tasks, such as letting you navigate between pages easily and efficiently, remembering your preferences on the website and generally improving your experience with the site. It is common for websites to use cookies anonymously as a way to see roughly where their visitors come from and what pages on the site are popular and add the most value to their experience on the site.

Harworth Group uses cookies on certain pages of its website, to collect the following data:

  • date of visit;
  • duration of visit;
  • page views per visit;
  • browser used.

If you want to change the preferences for cookies on your device, you will be able to do this through your browser settings: the Help function within your browser should tell you how.

For general information about cookies go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as outlined above.

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, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy and Cookies Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You are entitled to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

The DPA also gives you the right to access personal data held about you.  You right of access can be exercised in accordance with the DPA.  Any access request may be subject to a free of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with the information you request.

If you have submitted personal data through this website and would like that data to be deleted from our records, please contact us.  We will use reasonable efforts to delete this information from our existing files.

You can exercise the rights described above by emailing cbirch@harworthgroup.com.  You can also contact us at this address with any questions regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy.