Cookies & Privacy
We operate this Privacy and Cookies Policy because we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of those using our website (www.cranswick.plc.uk) and the confidentiality of any information that we collect about you.
We are Cranswick plc. We are a public limited company in England (number 01074383) whose registered office is Crane Court, Hesslewood Country Office Park, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU13 0PA. We, are the data controller in respect of all personal data collected via our website. We are registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our registration number is Z5874910. We have appointed a data protection officer who is responsible for overseeing questions about this Privacy and Cookies Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights. You can contact the data protection officer by e-mailing email@example.com or writing to The Data Protection Officer, Crane Court, Hesslewood Country Office Park, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU13 0PA.
Whenever you submit your information to us, whether it be by using our website, by email, over the telephone, in person or by any other means, we will collect and use of such information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. We are committed to ensuring that all personal data we hold is treated properly and in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. In accordance with data protection legislation, we are required to explain to you how we will treat any personal data which we collect from or about you.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) if you have any concerns with regard to the way in which we process your personal data. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
2. What information do we collect and how do we use it?
You may give us information about you by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise, by submitting an enquiry via our website, by submitting information to us for the purposes of being considered for a vacancy or when you become a shareholder. We may also automatically collect technical data about you (such as internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our website) as you interact with our website. We collect this technical data by using cookies and other similar technologies. Please refer to section 7 for further information regarding the cookies used on our website.
We have set out below a description of what personal data you may give us, the ways we use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so.
Type of Data
Lawful basis for processing
To respond to an enquiry made by you (whether by phone/email/through the website or by other means)
(c) Information regarding your enquiry
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to respond to your enquiry and provide you with the information requested regarding our business and our goods and services)
To administer and protect our business and our website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)
(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise)
(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To use data analytics to improve our website, customer relationships and experiences
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To consider you for a vacancy
(c) Information contained within your CV and application form
Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running and improving our business)
To comply with our regulatory and legal obligations in relation to shareholders, to communicate with shareholders and to facilitate the payment of dividends
(c) Financial Information
(a) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
(b) Performance of a contract with you
(c) Legitimate interests (to effectively run our business and keep you informed of developments and provide notice about AGM’s etc.)
You warrant that any information you supply to us is accurate and up to date, that you will inform us if any such information requires updating, and that if you submit a third party’s details to us you have that third party’s permission to do so.
We will not sell any of your personal data to any third party.
3. Third Parties
We may share personal data about you:
a) with other companies in the Cranswick group - all Cranswick companies within the group adhere to the same standards of data protection and are located in the EEA;
b) with service providers acting as processors who provide IT and system administration services;
c) with third parties who are directly involved in dealing with any request or enquiry made by you;
d) in the case of shareholders, with our shareholder registrar;
e) where such disclosure is required by law;
f) with third parties who are providing us with professional advice;
g) where the disclosure is in connection with any criminal investigation, legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings where permitted by law;
h) where the disclosure is in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
j) where we have stated or informed you otherwise (e.g. in this policy or on our website).
We will not use your information for marketing purposes and we will not pass on your information to any third party for the purpose of marketing.
We may also disclose your personal data to third parties in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets (in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets) or if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our clients and subscribers will be one of the transferred assets.
4. Security and International Transfers
We will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data. However, the Internet is global and no data transmitted via the Internet can be guaranteed by us to be completely secure during transmission. We cannot guarantee the security of any data that you disclose online and we will not be responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default. We do not transfer your data outside the European Economic Area, however it is possible that the information you provide to us will be temporarily transferred via a route outside the European Economic Area as it passes between you and us.
5. Your Rights
You have a legal right to see a copy of the personal data that we keep about you, subject to certain exemptions. Requests for such information should be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or The Data Protection Officer, Cranswick plc, Crane Court, Hesslewood Country Office Park, Ferriby Road, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU13 0PA.
In some circumstances you may also have a right to:
a) rectify or erase any personal data we hold about you;
b) restrict our processing of your personal data;
c) object to us processing your personal data;
d) data portability in respect of your personal data.
In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, we follow security procedures when we process your personal data. We may therefore request proof of your identity before disclosing certain information to you or acting on any requests pursuant to this section 5.
Please contact us at the above address if you have any reason to believe that information we hold about you is inaccurate.
6. How long do we retain your personal data?
We only retain your personal data for as long as we need it for the purpose for which is was collected. Whilst taking in to consideration our legal obligations, we will on an ongoing basis: review the length of time we retain your personal data; consider the purpose or purposes for which we hold your personal data for in deciding whether (and for how long) to retain it; securely delete your personal data if it is no longer needed for such purpose or purposes; and update, archive or securely delete your personal data if it goes out of date. For further information on how long we retain your personal data please contact the data protection officer using the contact details set out in section 5 above.
Our website uses “cookies” to ensure you receive the best possible visitor experience. Cookies are small files which are sent by a web server to an individual’s computer which are then stored on that computer’s hard drive. A cookie contains text, and is like an identification card which can only be translated by the server it originated from.
Cookies cannot tell us information such as your email address, which we can only collect where you tell us, for example if you submit an enquiry to us.
Our website uses the following cookies for the following purposes:
Most internet browsers allow you to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. Alternatively you may be able to configure your browser to accept all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is offered by our server. You may also be able to delete all cookies currently stored on your web browser.
Therefore unless you change your browser settings you will automatically accept cookies from our website.
We may also collect information about where you are on the Internet (e.g. the URL you came from, IP address, and domain types like .co.uk and .com), your browser type, the country where your computer is located, the pages of our website that were viewed during your visit and any search terms that you entered on our website. We will use this information to administer our website, for internal operations (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes) and as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure.
For further information about cookies and how they are used, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.
We may amend this Privacy and Cookies Policy from time to time. You are bound by any changes we make to this Privacy and Cookies Policy with effect from the date of the change. If we make any substantial changes to the way in which we use your personal data we will notify you by posting a notice on our website's homepage. You can view the current version of our Privacy and Cookies Policy at any time by clicking on the Privacy and Cookies Policy link on our website's homepage.
9. What about third party websites that you can access via our website?
Our website contains links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy and Cookies Policy. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of those websites may collect personal data from you which will be used in accordance with their respective privacy policies which you should read. We are not liable for the practices of such third party website operators in respect of your personal data.