Privacy Policy

1.0 Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection

2.0 Relevant Legislation

The Flexiteek website has been designed to comply with the relevant sections of the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

Our compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that the Flexiteek website is likely to be compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this website is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer (details of whom can be found in section 9.0) for clarification.

3.0 Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it

The Flexiteek website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

3.1 Site visitation tracking

Like most websites, this website use Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our website, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see how they journey through the websites’ pages.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device type, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this information. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see section 6.0 below).

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. FYI our websites use the analytics.js implementation of GA.

Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within our websites. For more information on how to do this, please see our cookies policy page.

3.2 Email links

Should you choose to contact us using email links none of the data that you include will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors defined in section 6.0. Instead it will be sent to us using mail servers provided by either your own email provider or your internet service provider.

4.0 How we store your personal information

Personal data submitted to this website is stored on encrypted solid state drives on UK-based servers operated by one of the UKs leading website hosting companies (see section 5.0).

5.0 Website, database and Mail servers

5.1 Website and database server

The Flexiteek website and database are all hosted within a Tier III data centre located in North London within the United Kingdom.

Some of the data centre’s more notable security features are as follows:

All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

5.2 Mail servers

All email from this website is sent via SMTP mail servers provided by Sendgrid. Sendgrid aim to make the sending of email as secure as it can be and we follow all of their best practice recommendations to secure the emails that we send from our websites through their systems.

We consider Sendgrid to be a third-party data processor.

6.0 Our third-party data processors

We use a number of third parties to process personal data collected by this website on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2.0. US-based data processors are also EU-U.S Privacy Shield certified.

6.1 Google LLC

Used for website analytics as outlined in section 3.1Privacy policyEU-U.S Privacy Shield certification

6.2 SendGrid, inc.

Used to send all email from our websites as outlined in section 5.2Privacy policyEU-U.S Privacy Shield certification

6.3 Fellowship Productions Ltd.

The UK-based design and digital marketing agency responsible for building and maintaining the Flexiteek website. Website

6.4 Sharpstack Hosting Ltd. (T/A ProStack Hosting)

The UK-based web hosting company responsible for hosting the Flexiteek.com website. Website

7.0 Data breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

8.0 Data Controller

The data controller of this website is: Wilks (Rubber Plastics) Mfgs Co Ltd, a UK Private limited Company with company number: 1215369

Whose registered office is: Woodrolfe Road, Tollesbury, Essex, CM9 8RY, United Kingdom.

9.0 Data Protection Officer

Mr. Scott Berry – Joint Managing Director, Wilks (Rubber Plastics) Mfgs Co Ltd.
Email: [email protected]

10.0 Changes to this privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our distributors or other website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Specific policy changes and updates are mentioned in the change log below.

10.1 Change log

09/12/2020 – This privacy policy instigated.

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