Your Privacy is important
This statement is applicable to:
- Visitors to the Website
- Individuals at our clients, suppliers and others we deal with to deliver logistics services
- Those working for us or applying to work for us
We only process personal data to provide the services we describe on this website. We do not provide personal data for any organisation outside the Swissterminal Group to use for marketing purposes.
By using our website, you are accepting that you will be bound by this policy.
Visitors to our website
When you visit our website, we use logging and third party services, particularly Google Analytics, to give us information about the number of visitors and visitor behaviour patterns. As a point of principle, this information is not used to identify individuals – see cookies & tracking technologies for more details.
If you complete a form on our website to supply us with personal information then we will process this for the purpose the form describes and to analyse the usefulness of the form. For example, if you ask to subscribe to notifications then you are indicating a legitimate interest in us sending you electronic marketing communications about our services.
If you use or are involved in our services
We collect some personal data when we deal with individuals as part of providing services. This may include contact details for trade contacts, as representatives of an organisation (current and potential customers, suppliers etc). We also may receive your details if you have a role in the flow of goods we are transporting.
This will not normally be information you would see as private and you will almost always be acting as a representative of a business. The information about you would normally be included on a business card. We will use this information to contact you as needed, to provide the logistics services that we have been contracted to provide. We rely on our customers and suppliers to have confirmed that this will be in your legitimate interest before they give us your details.
Information about the work we complete has to be retained for us to comply with legal requirements, demonstrate completion of our contract and improve our service. Information about private individuals is retained as a record, but will not normally be actively used once a shipment is complete.
If you want to work for us
Any information you provide will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application and considering you for future vacancies. We use the contact details you provide to give updates on your application and other information you provide to assess your suitability for a given role.
If you join our team, then we will take and retain additional information to execute the contract of employment and provide you with more detailed descriptions of how your information will be used.
How we handle information
The Swissterminal Group is committed to strong information security as part of its normal processes. We will apply appropriate technical and organisational controls to keep your information safe and only hold it for as long as we have a legitimate purpose for using it. In some cases, however, we may keep your information to provide a record of our activity.
We are committed to providing policy, procedural and technical controls to prevent misuse of the information we hold.
The European Protection Act, GDPR and related regulations provide you, as an individual, with a number of rights. We will always respect and comply with these.
This will include the right to see, amend, delete or stop use of information that relates to you as private individual. For the most common type of requests, we provide quick ways of achieving this (so all marketing emails will include a link to unsubscribe from future messages).
If you would like more information about how we use your information, or think that you would like to exercise one of these rights, then please email email@example.com – we will respond promptly to confirm the nature of your request and advise how we will attempt to achieve your aims.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies
Our website uses a number of cookies to gain access to, and store data on, our visitors’ computers. For more information about cookies and what they are used for, please see www.aboutcookies.org
The following is our position in relation to current cookies in use on our website, and how we store and use them.
First party cookies
First-party cookies are used to monitor how our clients and visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality of, and monitoring our website.
- Session ID (PHPSESSID) – We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site.
- Consent cookie –These are used to keep track of whether or not the user has granted consent for cookies to be stored on their computer and stops us showing reminders.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are cookies created by another party external to the Swissterminal Group, when you use a page on our website. We use these to deliver content effectively to visitors and understand the experience they have when they are on our website.
These cookies are specific to the third-party’s domain and accordingly the data held in them can be seen and managed by the third party, and not by us. We control whether or not we use the third-party service with our website, and how it is integrated and presented on our website. We do not however have control over the content or the cookies themselves, the use made of them or the security of that data once held by the third party
These third parties may collect information about your visit to our website, and they may then use this along with other data in order to serve advertising which may be more relevant to you and your interests. However, we recognise that some visitors may see this use of data as intrusive, so for your information we are listing the third party cookies that we use to allow you to manage your settings to your specifications
The third party sites that we use are:
- Google Analytics
__utma – These are used to determine unique visitors to your site. Expiration is 2 years.
__utmb – These are used to establish and continue a user session with your site. Expiration is 30 minutes.
__utmc – These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.Expiration is after the browser is exited.
__utmz – These are used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. Expiration is 6 months.
We believe there is no reason for our website visitors to be concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do understand that you may need to be made aware of the intention and scope of data stored in the cookies, which are created or updated on your computer when you visit our website. You always have the option to delete these cookies from your computer between visits to our website if desired.
If you have concerns about the privacy implications of the cookies we use, then we recommend that you manage your cookie settings using the cookie management tools in your web browser.
Other cookies and tracking technologies
We occasionally try out other providers or embed content in our pages which may result in the creation of other cookies on your computer. These will adhere to the same principles outlined above. In additional to cookies, this site uses images from third party media companies. These may allow them to link your visit to your account or profile with them. This in turn may allow them to provide us with information about visitors to our site, in accordance with your agreement with them.