Privacy Statement for Websites

General

This privacy statement sets out how Marshalls plc complies with European Union data protection requirements. This applies to the entire website. Any changes to these policies will be posted on this website.

You can also access this privacy statement via the link at the bottom of every page.

Marshalls plc and its subsidiaries are committed to respecting your privacy. We have structured our website so that, in general, you can visit us on the web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Once you choose to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

For your protection, we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.

What We Collect

We may collect the following information:

  • We require that users supply personal information, including e-mail address prior to registering with this website or receiving other specific corporate and information materials or submitting an enquiry to us.
  • We may also ask you to provide us with additional contact information, in order to provide you with additional site functionality and further correspondence about our products and services.
  • Some pages use cookies, a data analysis technique. An explanation of what cookies are can be found below.

What Do We Do With the Information We Gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • Our representatives may follow up, either by e-mail, phone or mail, as part of our customer care procedures.
  • We may periodically send promotional information about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the contact details which you have provided either by registering as a user on this site or by requesting information from us.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by e-mail, phone or mail.

Who Do We Share the Information With and Your Choices

When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement.

We may sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties, unless you tell us that you do not wish this to happen. This may include direct marketing agents.

This process may include sending personal information outside of the European Economic Area and, if necessary, across international borders. The data protection laws in these countries may not be as extensive as in the European Economic Area. However, we have taken appropriate steps to ensure the same level of protection for the processing carried out in these countries as within the European Economic Area.

When you provide any information on line, you should look for the box which you can click to say that you do not want the information to be used by anyone for direct marketing purposes or to be released to third parties. If you have not previously objected to us using your personal information for either of these purposes you may change your mind at any time by writing to or e-mailing us at:

The Company Secretary,
Marshalls Mono Ltd,
Landscape House,
Premier Way,
Lowfields Business Park,
Elland,
HX5 9HT

Email: company.secretarial@marshalls.co.uk

Other Websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a piece of text, which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, your browser adds that text in a small file. A cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. Denial of a traffic log cookie should not prevent you from using this site, however it may restrict the use of certain features.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. This practice is strictly in force. We know that people have concerns about cookies, but we believe that the benefit we both gain from their proper use is worthwhile. You may set your web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to notify you of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely. You can delete the files that contain cookies - those files are stored as part of your Internet browser.

We use cookies in three ways:

  • Essential Cookies: these are used to enable core website functionality and monitor performance. Without these, you will not be able to use the website fully. They do not contain your personal information.
  • Functional Cookies: these are used for social media sharing and to all collection of data so that other companies can show adverts that may be relevant to you. The inclusion of functional cookies also enables Essential cookies to function.
  • Marketing Cookies: these allow us to monitor marketing campaigns and allow Google to personalise marketing content on third party websites. These will remain effective for a maximum of 30 days after you close your browser.

Our use of cookies enables us to improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

Cookie Type Cookie Function Cookies
Essential Core website functionality and performance monitoring i.e. recently viewed, order samples etc ASP.NET_SessionId, RecentlyViewedProducts, SamplesKey, geolocation
Functional Additional website functionality and Social Media sharing functions i.e Live Chat, Facebook 'Like', Google +1 etc __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmd, __utmv, __utmx, __utmz
Marketing Allows us to monitor effectiveness of marketing campaigns and personalise content on 3rd party websites _ga, _gat_UA-

Facebook Conversion Tracking Cookies

The Facebook Conversion Tracking cookie allows us to track those visitors who have been referred through a Facebook page, application or advertisement and then visited our website within a 30 day period.

We will share information regarding your visit to our website with Facebook but this will not include any information specific to your application or other personal information. Facebook will use this information to monitor on our behalf the effectiveness of our advertising and applications.

The information we share with Facebook will only be used in accordance with Facebook’s data use policy www.facebook.com/about/privacy. Facebook Conversion Tracking may also enable us and our partners to serve ads on and off Facebook.

You may exercise your right to opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting by visiting www.aboutads.info/choices.