Updated: 27th July 2018
GEP has created this notice which covers how we collect, use, disclose, transfer and store your data via our website. Please read this notice carefully and revisit this page regularly to review any changes that we have made. By using this website, you accept the terms of this notice and the terms and conditions on this website.
1. Introduction and General Terms
GEP is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the General Data Protection Regulation.
The GEP website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies and we urge you to review them. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third-party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
2. Our online services
We log the domain and IP address of all visitors to the GEP website. This information does not identify individuals, only the computer which is being used. This information is used for statistical purposes only; it is not used to contact you and is not sold to a third party.
We also collect standard internet log information to track the behaviour of visitors to the GEP website. We do this to receive information on activity such as the number of visitors to our site. This information is collected in a way which does not identify individuals. We make no attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website and we do not associate any data gathered from the site with any personally identifying information from any source.
3. What information will GEP collect about me?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or request a callback.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
We collect this standard information by using ‘cookies’. A cookie is a small file placed on a user’s computer by a website. Cookies are widely used to make websites function properly, work more efficiently or to provide information to the owners of the site. Please see further details in section 8.
4. What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
- To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
In order to request information about GEP, apply for a job or submit an enquiry, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (name, e-mail address etc). This contact information is used within GEP only and is never given or sold to a third party. Your information is held in our systems for as long as you continue to use the service you requested and will be removed in the event that it is no longer needed.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
5. Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We will keep your information within GEP except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
6. How long will GEP keep my information?
Your information is held in our systems for as long as you continue to use the service you requested and will be removed in the event that it is no longer needed.
7. Can I find out what personal information GEP holds about me?
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to request a copy of the personal information GEP holds about you and have any inaccuracies corrected. Please send your request to: firstname.lastname@example.org
8. Web browser cookies
a) What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer, tablet or mobile phone web browser from a websites computer and is stored on your devices hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your web browser if your browsers preferences allow it. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.
The cookies we use on our site are the Google Analytics cookies _ga, _gid and _gat. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports which help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. To find out more about these cookies please click here for an overview of privacy at Google. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
9. Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
12. Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website here.
13. Your Consent
14. Contacting GEP about this Privacy Notice
If you have any questions or comments about this privacy notice please contact: