BACKGROUND:
Almas Industries UK Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care
about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy
of everyone who visits this website, www.almasindustries.co.uk (“Our Site”) and will only
collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is
consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance
of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept
and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“ personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable
person who can be directly or indirectly identified from
that data. In this case, it means personal data that you
give to us via Our Site. This definition shall, where
applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the EU
Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection
Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our” means Almas Industries UK Ltd, a limited company
registered in England under company number 07964781,
whose registered address is 4th Floor, 11 Hanover
Street, London W1S 1YQ, and whose main trading
address is 5th Floor West World, West Gate, London W5
1DT.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is owned by us and also operated by Big Red Rocket, a sole trader,
whose registered address is Adelphi Mill, Bollington, Nr Macclesfield,
Cheshire. SK10 5JB
2.2 Our VAT number is 157 7223 96.
2.3 Our Data Protection Officer is Julia Maxton Close, and can be contacted by
email at [email protected], by telephone on 0844
995 94 54, or by post at Almas Industries, Adelphi Mill, Bollington, Cheshire,
SK10 5HH.
2.4 We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and are registered with
the Information Commissioner’s Office
3. What Does This Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to
other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of
any such websites before providing any data to them.
4. Your Rights
4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this
Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2 The right of access to the personal data we hold about you (see
section 12);
4.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is
inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section
13);
4.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any
personal data we hold about you (We only hold your personal data for
a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to
delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 13);
4.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to
re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular
purposes;
4.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
4.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data,
please contact Us using the details provided in section 13 and We will do Our
best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the
right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information
Commissioner’s Office.
4.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
5. What Data Do We Collect?
Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following
personal and non-personal data:
5.1 name;
5.2 gender;
5.3 business/ company name
5.4 job title;
5.5 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
5.6 demographic information such as post code,
5.7 IP address;
5.8 web browser type and version;5.9 operating system;
5.10 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the
site you exit to;
6. How Do We Use Your Data?
6.1 All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is
necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will
comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all
times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because
it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have
consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or
because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for
the following purposes:
6.2.1 Supplying Our products and services to you (please note that We
require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
6.2.2 Personalising and tailoring Our products and services for you;
6.2.3 Replying to emails from you;
6.2.4 Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may
unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking on the link provided in
the emails
6.2.5 Market research;
6.3 With your permission and/ or where permitted by law, We may also use your
data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email AND/
OR telephone with information, news and offers on Our products AND
services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam
and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights
and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and
Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
6.4 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at
any time, and to request that We delete it.
6.5 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of
the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for
the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following
bases):
6.5.1 Retention will be within our Customer Relationship Management
software for as long as it is appropriate.
7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
7.1 We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it
as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your
permission to keep it.
7.2 Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”)
(The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and
Liechtenstein).

Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken
suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.
7.3 Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:
7.3.1 Captur to ensure only humans access the site.
8. Do We Share Your Data?
8.1 Subject to section 8.2 and 8.3, We will not share any of your data with any
third parties for any purposes.
8.2 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data
held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are
involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal obligations,
a court order, or a governmental authority.
8.3 We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services
to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of
goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the
third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your
data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to
ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with
your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the
law.
8.4 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic,
usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will
be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any
anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify
you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as
prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be
shared and used within the bounds of the law.
8.5 We monitor website traffic for marketing purposes using Lead Forensics. All
data gathered is done so legitimately and within the boundaries of the GDPR
regulations.
8.6 In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data
held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are
involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal
requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
9.1 We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may
involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business.
Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part
of Our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part
and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this
Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for
which it was originally collected by Us.
9.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you
will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be informed of the details of the new controller and reason for this.
10. How Can You Control Your Data?
10.1 In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you
submit personal data via Our Site, we assumed that you wish us to contact
you regarding the enquiry you have made. Any subsequent e-marketing would
include the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by
unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails.
11. Your Right to Withhold Information
You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all.
12. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where
such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and
all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more
details at [email protected], or using the contact details below in section
13.
13. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by
email at [email protected], by telephone on 07584 146 481, or by post at
Almas Industries, 1.1.B, Chimney Entrance, Adelphi Mill, Bollington, SK10 5HH.
Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information
about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).
14. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law
changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be
deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site
following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep
up-to-date.