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At Somerlap Forest Products Ltd, we take protecting your privacy extremely seriously. It is really important to us that you trust us with your personal information, so we want to make sure that you understand what information we hold about you and how we collect, store and process it in order to provide our services to you.
E-commerce orders will collect your name, company name, billing address, delivery address, telephone, email, details of the products you have ordered and any delivery notes.
Contact messages will collect your name, company name, email, telephone, address, type of customer, mailing preference and your message.
When you purchase online with Somerlap your payments are processed by PayPal, who have world-class security measures in place to protect your money. We do not receive or store your payment information as this is encrypted and managed by PayPal.
We will process the information that you provide to us in the following ways for the purpose of (and on the basis of) providing the services we have been engaged to deliver to you:
We aim to protect your personal information in the following ways:
Wherever practicable, we will retain your personal information for no longer than is necessary. However, there are circumstances in which we will keep your information for longer, including;
In order to provide you with the services that you have requested from us, there are a number of third parties who may also need to process your personal information:
As the requirements of Somerlap Forest Products Ltd change, we may need to change the third parties who process your information to meet those requirements.
In some cases, third parties may be based outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). However, Somerlap Forest Products Ltd will always ensure these third parties operate as if they were based inside the EEA in terms of data protection as part of our due diligence.
Please note that where you enter into a contract with a third party following a recommendation by Somerlap Forest Products Ltd (for example, Google AdWords), the third party will become the “data controller” of any information provided to them, either by you or by us with your consent. If your engagement were to end with Somerlap Forest Products Ltd, this would not end your engagement with the third party (for example, your Google AdWords would still be active).
You have the following rights regarding your personal information:
If you wish to exercise any of your rights regarding your personal information we hold about you, please fill in our contact form. Once you have submitted the form, we will be in touch as soon as possible to assist with your request.
This site records IP addresses and produces server logs. This information is used solely for monitoring the volume of traffic the site receives and measuring the number of visitors. We do not use the information for tracking the activities of individual visitors to this site.
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This is an essential temporary cookie used to store data about your visit and any choices you make or data you enter. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
This cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send the visitor to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website.
This cookie is added when you close our cookie notice bar.
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visit. Click here for further information
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the activity recordings and heat maps. Click here for further information
ZopIM Cookies ( __zlcmid, __zlcprivacy)
These cookies are managed by ZopIM, who provide the technology behind our ‘live chat’ system. The __zlcmid cookie allows you to continue a chat with us as you view different pages on our site, or if you come back to the site later. If you choose to disable this service from the live chat window’s options menu or the ‘ON’/’OFF’ switch above, the __zlcprivacy cookie is set to remember that decision and the __zlcmid cookie is deleted.
This website and the use of it is governed by English law and English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any related disputes.
If you are concerned about how we have treated your information, please fill in our contact form and we will assist you to make things right. Alternatively, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office, who can be contacted via their website https://ico.org.uk.
Somerlap Forest Products Ltd reserves the right to change this Policy at any time, and any amended policy is effective upon posting to this website. Somerlap Forest Products Ltd will make every effort to communicate any significant changes to you via email. Your continued use of our services will be deemed acceptance of any amended policy.
Last updated: April 2018