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Timcon understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our website (www.timcon.org) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
to occur upon your first use of our site.
Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
means any and all data that
relates to an identifiable person who can be
directly or indirectly identified from that
data. In this case, it means personal data that
you give to us via our site. This definition
shall, where applicable, incorporate the
definitions provided in the EU Regulation
2016/679 – the General Data Protection
Regulation (“GDPR”); and
means Timber Packaging and
Pallet Confederation, a limited
company registered in England under company
number 02555537, whose registered address is Q
House, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone
Lane, Thurmaston, Leicester, LE4 9HA.
What Does This Policy Cover?
use of our site. Our site contains links to other
websites. Please note that we have no control over how
your data is collected, stored, or used by other
websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies
of any such websites before providing any data to them.
As a data
subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR,
which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been
designed to uphold:
The right to be informed about our
collection and use of personal data;
The right of access to the personal
data We hold about you (see section 10);
The right to rectification if any
personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or
The right to be forgotten – i.e. the
right to ask us to delete any personal data we hold
about you. (if you would like us to delete your data,
please contact us using the details in section 11);
The right to restrict (i.e. prevent)
the processing of your personal data;
The right to data portability
(obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with
another service or organisation);
The right to object to us using your
personal data for particular purposes; and
Rights with respect to automated
decision making and profiling.
If you have any cause for
complaint about our use of your personal data, please
contact us using the details provided in section 11 and
We will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we
are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a
complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the
Information Commissioner’s Office.
For further information
about your rights, please contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice
What Data Do We Collect?
Depending upon your use of
our Site, we may collect some or all of the following
personal and non-personal data:
contact information such as
an address, email address and telephone number;
financial information such
as credit / debit card numbers;
Your internet IP address
How Do We Use Your Data?
All personal data is
processed and stored securely, for no longer than is
necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was
first collected. We will comply with our obligations and
safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times. For
more details on security see section 6, below.
Our use of your personal
data will always have a lawful basis, either because it
is necessary for our performance of a contract with you,
because you have consented to our use of your personal
data (e.g. by subscribing to a blog), or because it is
in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use
your data for the following purposes:
Supplying our products AND/OR services
to you; for members this includes sending formal notices
of AGMs, EGMs, and other such notices as required by our
Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Personalising and tailoring our
products AND/OR services for you;
To keep you informed of relevant
activities, events and conferences.
To advise and inform you of related news, issues, and developments.
Replying to emails and phone calls from
Supplying you with emails that you have
opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time
by following the instructions at the bottom of the such
You have the right to
withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at
any time, and to request that we delete it.
We do not keep your
personal data for any longer than is necessary in light
of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.
How and Where Do We
Store Your Data?
We only keep your personal
data for as long as we need to in order to use it as
described above in section 5, and/or for as long as we
have your permission to keep it.
Your data will only be
stored in the UK.
Data security is very
important to Us, and to protect your data we have taken
suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected
through our site.
As part of our commitment
to keeping your data secure and
protect we undergo quarterly independent security
and penetration testing.
Do We Share Your Data?
Subject to the clauses in
this section, we will not share any of your data with
any third parties for any purposes.
We may sometimes contract
with third parties to supply products and services to
you on our behalf. These may include hotels, venues,
payment processing, delivery of goods, etc. In some
cases, the third parties may require access to some or
all of your data. Where any of your data is required for
such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to
ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely,
and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and
the obligations of the third party under the law.
We may compile statistics
about the use of our site including data on traffic,
usage patterns, user numbers, and other information. All
such data will be anonymised and will not include any
personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that
can be combined with other data and used to identify
In certain circumstances,
we may be legally required to share certain data held by
us, which may include your personal data, for example,
where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are
complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a
How Can You Control Your
In addition to your rights
under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit
personal data via our site, you may be given options to
restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to
give you control on our use of your data (including the
ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you
may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our
Your Right to Withhold
You may access certain
areas of our site without providing any data at all.
However, to use all features and functions available on
our site you may be required to submit or allow for the
collection of certain data.
How Can You Access Your
You have the right to ask
for a copy of any of your personal data held by us
(where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is
payable and we will provide any and all information in
response to your request free of charge. Please contact
us for more details using the contact details below in
If you have any questions
by email at email@example.com, by telephone on +44 116
2747357, or by post at Timcon Ltd, Unit Q, Troon Way
Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Leicester, LE4 9HA, U
K. Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly
if it is a request for information about the data we
hold about you (as under section 11, above).
Changes to Our Privacy
We may change this Privacy
Policy from time to time (for example, if the law
changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on our
site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms
following the alterations. We recommend that you check
this page regularly to keep up-to-date.