The Green Group Privacy Policy

This policy (together with our terms and conditions and any other documents referred to on it) informs you what personal data we (The Green Group) collect from you, or that you provide to us (The Green Group), will be processed by (The Green Group). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will use it.

We may collect and process the following data about you:
  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site http://www.thegreen-group.com This includes information provided at the time of completing a form on our site, signing up to a newsletter or using the mailto link when emailing us. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion through http://www.thegreen-group.com or through our Green Group social media channels.
  2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence on our internal systems (these systems are secure systems monitored by a contractual IT infrastructure)
  3. Details of enquiries or signups you make through our site http://www.thegreen-group.com.
  4. Details of your visits to our HQ, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web-logs and other communication data.
IP adresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address (location), operating system (for example Windows) and browser type (for example Google Chrome), for system administration and to report information to our marketing and development team. This is generic statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual or personal information. We will not track your email though this.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  1. To estimate our online audience scale and user usage pattern.
  2. To store information about your preferences when using our online pages, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  3. To speed up your searches so we can identify what you are searching for quicker.
  4. To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

The data that we collect from you is stored on our online secure server and also internally on our office systems. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

The Cookies we use on the http://www.thegreen-group.com website are as follows:

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Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985 and which are not treated by us as third parties.

When in the following circumstances and notwithstanding the foregoing, we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  1. If The Green Group or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  2. If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Green Group, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by sending a letter highlighting this to http://www.thegreen-group.com. Our details are on the contact page.

http://www.thegreen-group.com may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Freight Transport Assocation
International Air Transport Association
Eco Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme
ISO 9000 Quality Management System
BRC Global Standards
Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme
British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association