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This notice is issued by Applied Market Information Ltd.
registered in England No 2140318, VAT Registration GB 215 2214 57
whose registered office is at 6 Pritchard Street, Bristol BS2
and use ofpersonal information and data relating to potential and
existing customers("you") of Applied Market Information Limited ( a
company registered inEngland and Wales with registration number
02140318 whose registered officeis at 5-6 Pritchard Street,
Bristol, BS2 8RH) and its associated entitiesincluding, but not
limited to, Advance Topco Limited, Advance Bidco Limited(together
"we", "us", or "our"). Such associated entities may be
locatedoutside of the European Economic Area. This Customer Privacy
Policyprovides you with details about the personal information we
collect fromyou, how we use your personal information and your
rights to controlpersonal information we hold about you.
We are committed to your right to privacy and will only process
personalinformation you provide to us in accordance with applicable
Please read this policy carefully as it explains the personal
informationwe collect about you and how such personal information
is handled. By yourcontinued use of our services (including our
websites and apps), youconfirm that you have read, understood and
agree to this Customer PrivacyPolicy in its entirety. If you do not
use our products or services. Please checkback for updates
If you have any questions about how we collect, store and use
your personalinformation, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
orwrite to us at the following address: The Data Protection
Co-ordinator,Applied Market Information Ltd, 5-6 Pritchard Street,
Bristol, BS2 8RH.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
AMI Data Collection
We may collect and process the following personal
- Your name;
- Company Name;
- Payment processing information;
- Company or business postal address;
- Company or business email address;
- Business landline or mobile telephone number;
- Delivery details;
- As well as other non-sensitive personal information;
- our industry interests
- Your job title or job role
- Company business information
- Top level demographic information
If you use our websites, we may also collect information about
you or yourcomputer when you browse to allow you to use the
services available, andalso collect anonymous information about you
or your computer for analysisto support continual improvements to
our products and services.
Data Collection for AMI Databases
We also produce a variety of databases, publications and
products for theplastics industry worldwide. We collect, store and
trade information oncompanies involved in the plastics industry.
The information is provideddirectly by the companies through direct
interviews and we are givenpermission by those companies to publish
the information and share theinformation with third parties. The
content of the information collectedincludes production information
and managerial contact names. We do notpublish or share with third
parties personal email addresses or personaltelephone numbers.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING
We will only process your personal information where you have
consented(which you may withdraw after giving it if we are relying
on consent as alegal basis), in order to perform a contract with
you, or where theprocessing is necessary for our legitimate
interests or the legitimateinterests of others, for example, for
market research purposes or, whereyou are an existing customer, to
promote our goods and services.
If we process any personal information of a sensitive nature
(for example,dietary requirements), we will only do so where a
further legal basis forprocessing is met, usually this will mean
that you have given your explicitconsent (which may be withdrawn at
any time after giving it). At a timewhen this personal information
is no longer needed (for example, after anevent has closed), we
will remove this personal information in a safe andsecure way.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use the personal information we collect about you to respond
to yourenquiries for payment processing and for the provision of
goods andservices to you. We also process your personal information
where we arerequired to do so by law, and for the exercise or
defence of legal claims.
From time to time, we may contact you for research purposes, or
to tell youabout our special offers and other services in
accordance with your contactpreferences. Where appropriate, we will
obtain your consent to do so. Ifyou no longer wish to receive
communications from us, please follow the"unsubscribe" instructions
provided in any of those communications.
If we intend on using your personal information for any other
purpose, wewill let you know how we intend to use it.
We will only process your personal information for the specific
purposeslisted above or for any other purposes specifically
permitted by law. Yourpersonal information will only be processed
to the extent that it isnecessary for the specific purposes listed
If you chose to activate an app available at any of our events
or for ourmagazines, please be sure to also read the app and
takea moment to understand how the app works and what controls you
have overuse of your personal information.
STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only retain personal information if it is required for a
specificpurpose. We have a statutory duty to keep certain records
for a specifiedminimum period, for example personal information in
relation to thepurchase of a product or service from AMI. We will
not retain any datawhich is not connected to the purchase of an AMI
product or service forlonger than 5 years. We will also retain and
use your personal informationas necessary to comply with our legal
obligations, resolve disputes, andenforce our agreements.
WEBSITE USAGE & COOKIES
If you are using our websites, we will use your personal
information tohelp you to log on to your account and into
restricted areas of ourwebsites and to permit future use of the
websites. We may use your IPaddress to help diagnose problems with
our server, or to administer ourwebsites. We may conduct analyses
of user traffic to measure the use of oursites and to improve the
content of our websites and our services. Theseanalyses will be
performed through the use of IP addresses and cookies.
you haveregistered with us and to provide you with more tailored
information whenyou return to our websites. A cookie is a piece of
information that isstored on your computer's hard drive by your web
browser. Most browsersaccept cookies automatically, but usually you
can alter the settings ofyour browser to prevent automatic
acceptance. If you reject the use ofcookies, please note that the
efficient operation of the website that youare using may be
Your use of our website indicates your consent to the cookies
described inthis policy.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A web cookie, a commonly used data collection technology, is
simply a pieceof text which can be placed on the browser of your
personal computer ormobile device and subsequently read as you
visit a website. A cookie may bea session cookie, that is, a cookie
that remains on your browser while youare logged on to a particular
website and then disappears when you closeyour browser, or it may
be a persistent cookie, a cookie that remains onyour browser over a
period of time. Information from a cookie may becollected and used
in aggregate form. Or data may be collected into anindividual
profile or record. That individual record may either be uniquebut
anonymous, or the profile can be linked with information
thatidentifies you as an individual. You can alter the settings of
your browserto erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you
prefer. If youchoose not to receive our cookies, we cannot
guarantee that your experiencewith the site will be as quick or
responsive as if you do receive cookies.
You can learn more about cookies, generally, at www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Essential cookies
We may use a limited number of cookies essential to particular
services youhave requested or for security purposes. A few of our
sites use a cookiefor a shopping cart function when you purchase
services or offerings. Inparticular, if you have registered for a
site or use a customer portal wemay use a cookie to authenticate
the pc or mobile device that you areusing. Our website also uses a
single cookie ("AMICookiesAllowed") toprevent the cookie warning
banner from being displayed repeatedly.
- Performance cookies
We allow third parties, including Google Analytics, to set
analytics, orperformance, cookies to collect and report aggregate
information. Thesecookies provide reporting to us on an aggregate
basis and so, do notidentify you at all. We use the aggregate
reports to understand how ourwebsites are used and improve their
usefulness to our audiences.
- Functional cookies
A number of cookies also support how our websites function,
identifyingyour computer or end device on a unique but anonymous
basis. These cookiesmay, for example, remember your language
preferences or recognize anindividual's activity within a single
If you register for a site, we use a cookie to associate your
presence witha specific user name and password or account. We may
use a persistentcookie to recognize you automatically each time you
prepopulate your login or formsyou fill out on the site with
information you have already provided.
We may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of
our sites andto improve the content of our websites and our
services. These analyseswill be performed through the use of IP
addresses and cookies.
We use web beacons and pixels in our emails to track delivery
and openrates. Our email provider delivers cookies with our email
to recognise auser's response. The results are stored and reported
on against theindividual's email address and the account profile
within our database.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES AND ADVERTISING ON OUR SITES
We allow third party advertisers to show you advertising on our
routineadvertising concerns such as making sure that you do not see
the same adtoo many times or that the ads are shown in the format
best suited for yourbrowser. Advertising may also be targeted: You
may be shown ads based oncertain demographic information which we
provide, for example, the size ofthe company you work for or your
professional responsibilities. Advertisersmay also use third party
ad servers to target you based on an anonymous butunique profile on
your online behaviour across a number of unaffiliatedwebsites, a
method known as online behavioural advertising. Advertisers mayeven
place their own cookies on our sites. We have no access to or
controlover these cookies (although we may use statistical
information provided tous - not containing personal information -
arising from these third partycookies to improve the targeting of
advertisements to you and other usersof the websites). You can
obtain further information about such third partyadvertiser's
privacy policies or disable their cookies by visiting
theirwebsites. You can find more information about each ad server's
practices byreviewing its privacy policies. Please see,DoubleClick,Google AdSense, and www.youronlinechoices.comfor
We may use certain demographic information to enable third party
ad servers(see below) to show you ads based on information about
you in your businesscapacity, for example, your title within a
company or the size of thatcompany.
Finally, we ask both ad servers, DoubleClick and Google AdSense,
to usetheir cookies on our sites to identify you as you leave and
then to showyou one of our own ads later, as you visit another
site. This process isknown as re-targeting.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our services (including our websites and apps) may contain links
to otherwebsites operated by third parties. Please note that this
policy appliesonly to the personal information that we collect
through our websites andapps and we cannot be responsible for
personal information that thirdparties may collect, store and use
each website you visit carefully.
HOW YOU CAN CONTROL COOKIES
The cookies we us are important to your use of our websites.
Performancecookies allow us to understand our audiences as a whole
and improve how oursites meet your needs and expectations. The
cookies we use for registrationallow us to conduct our business
online. Our sites and services, or partsof them, may not work
properly without these cookies.
Your use of our websites indicates your consent to the cookies
we havedescribed in this Policy.
But if you should wish to revoke that consent, or any part of
it, at anytime you may control cookies and third party ad targeting
in the followingways:
Most browsers offer you ways to control or block cookies. These
browsercontrols will usually be found in the "options' or
"preferences" menu. Formore help, you may take a look at the "Help"
Third Party Advertising and Targeting
Some of our sites use third party advertising and ad targeting.
For ways toturn off third party ad targeting you may want to visit
The InternetAdvertising Bureau UK - http://www.iabuk.net/.
You can find more information or turn off targeting by member
companies atYourOnlineChoices UK,http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
policy.Please check frequently as online data collection practices
and our use ofthem continue to evolve. To contact us about this
policy, you may emailpolicy-info-amiplastics.com. When emailing
please indicate which of oursites you question relates to.
THIRD PARTY/DATA SHARING
We will only disclose personal information about you internally,
to the AMIoffice in the US, and to third-party suppliers who
perform certainfunctions on our behalf, such as: for processing
purposes associated withpayment processing, the supply of goods and
services, for websiteadministration, technical IT support, data
maintenance, marketingactivities, or elsewhere when you have
consented to such disclosures, orwhere such disclosures are
required or permitted by law.
We take responsibility for the data that we collect about you
and requirethose third-party suppliers with whom we share your data
to apply anappropriate level of protection as compliant with the
law. We ensure thatwe have a relevant data processing agreement in
place with each third partythat we work with to ensure they are
compliant with privacy and dataprotection laws.
Any data shared with our approved third parties will be secured
and/orencrypted for its protection. If you do agree but later
change your mind,you may contact us and we will ensure any
activities stop as soon aspossible.
TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may transfer your personal information to our associated
entities andother members of our group of companies (including our
subsidiary in theU.S.).
Please be aware that countries outside of the European Economic
Area (EEA)may not offer the same level of data protection as the
United Kingdom. Weensure that we have a relevant data processing
agreement in place with eachthird party outside the EEA to ensure
they are compliant with privacy anddata protection laws. We will
make sure that any transfer of your personalinformation by us will
be secured and/or encrypted for its protection.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use reasonable and appropriate administrative, technical,
andorganisational measures to safeguard personal information
against loss,theft and unauthorised uses, access, disclosure,
modifications ordestruction. Certain areas of our websites may be
password protected. Ifyou are a user of our websites and have a
password, you can help topreserve your privacy by ensuring that you
do not share your password withanyone else.
Payments made via our websites are processed in a secure
environment usingsoftware provided by WorldPay. Please see the
We take steps to regularly validate the personal information we
hold toensure that the information is accurate and, where
necessary, up to date.Information that is no longer required for
any valid business purpose, andthat we are not required to keep
pursuant to any applicable law, will beroutinely destroyed by
MAKING AUTOMATED DECISIONS
We do not ordinarily use personal information for the purposes
of automateddecision making. However, we may do so in order to
fulfil our legalobligations, in which case we will inform you of
any such processing andprovide you with an opportunity to object,
or in the setup and execution ofautomated marketing campaigns where
you will always have the option tounsubscribe.
PROCESSING IN LINE WITH YOUR RIGHTS
You have certain rights under data protection laws to:
- request access to the personal information we hold about
- prevent the processing of your data for direct-marketing
- ask to have inaccurate information held about you amended or
- prevent processing that is likely to cause unwarranted
substantial damageor distress to you or anyone else;
- request that the processing of your information is
- object to processing of your information (including the right
to objectto processing on grounds related to your particular
situation where we arerelying on the legitimate interests condition
as a legal basis forprocessing).
These rights may not apply in some cases, including where we
must complywith legal requirements, where it would violate the
rights of someone otherthan the individual requesting access, or
(in the case of your right torequest access to your personal
information) where the request ismanifestly unfounded or
If you would like to request access to, correction, amendment,
or deletionof your personal information, please contact us using
one of the methodsbelow. We may request specific information from
you to confirm youridentity. In certain circumstances, for instance
if you request substantialcopies of documents, we may charge a
Your request will be processed without delay and you will
receive aresponse within one month of receipt of your request.
Please note that thisperiod can be extended by a further two months
where the submitted requestsare complex and/ or numerous. In such a
case, you will be informed aboutthe extension of the compliance
period and the reasons for it beingnecessary within one month of
receipt of your request.
or write to the Data Protection Co-ordinator,Applied Market
Information Ltd, 5-6 Pritchard Street, Bristol, BS2 8RH.Telephone:
+44 (0) 117 924 9442.
our solediscretion, without prior notice to you. Please review our
latest version and youunderstand what we do with your personal
information. Your continued use ofour services or our websites
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