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Information about you and your visits to our site

This privacy policy sets out how Superior Seals Limited and Superior Specials Limited (“Superior”) uses and protects personal information in line with current data protection regulations.

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) sets out the following principles with which anyone handling personal data must comply and that all personal data must be:

  • processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner;
  • collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
  • adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is processed;
  • accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date;
  • kept in a form which permits identification for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed; and
  • processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data.

The processing of personal data will be lawful if at least one of the following applies:

  • consent has been given to the processing of the personal data for one or more specific purposes;
  • processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which an individual is a party;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
  • processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of the individual;
  • processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in a company; and
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by a company or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual which require protection of personal data.

An individual has the following rights:

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure (also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’);
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling.

Superior is committed to ensuring that the privacy of the individual is protected.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding the use and protection of personal data and how we will treat it.

Why do we collect your personal information?

During the course of running and managing our business activities, we will collect, store and process personal information about individuals. Personal data may also be collected when you complete our online employment application process or register for the O ring design programme.

We only process your information as necessary for the purposes and requirements it was given and as required by law or other regulatory requirements.

What personal information might we hold and process?

Set out below are some examples of the type of personal information Superior may hold and process:

  • personal details such as your name;
  • your job title;
  • your business name and address;
  • contact telephone number and email address; and/or
  • other sensitive personal data particular to you.

If you are completing our online employment application process, additional personal information may be required and given, such as a CV. Please ensure that you are happy to give consent for this personal information to be supplied.

How do we protect your information?

Our systems are protected to ensure that unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal information, accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal information does not occur.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, Superior have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard your personal information.

How long do we keep it for?

Superior will not keep personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the purposes for which that personal data was originally collected and processed.  When the personal data is no longer required, all reasonable steps will be taken to erase it.

Accuracy of data and keeping it up to date

We will seek to ensure that all personal data collected and processed is kept accurate and with your assistance, also kept up to date. The accuracy of personal data will be checked when it is collected and checked thereafter as possible.

Where any inaccurate or out of date personal data is found, all reasonable steps will be taken to amend or erase, as appropriate, that personal data.

Your rights

Individuals have certain rights of access to their personal data. Your rights of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR and you are entitled to see the information Superior holds about you. You can also request changes to be made to any incorrect information. You can ask for information to be deleted or blocked if you legitimately think that Superior should not be processing that information or is processing it incorrectly.

Use of cookies

You can read more about how we use cookies in our Cookies policy on our website.

Updating our privacy policy

We keep this policy under review. From time to time it may necessary to update it. This policy was last updated May 2018.

Any questions?

If you have any queries about this policy or your personal information generally, please contact Superior by mail at Nimrod Way, Ferndown Industrial Estate, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7SH or by email to dataprotection@superiorltd.com