Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

This website privacy policy describes how Applied Automation (UK) Ltd protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website.

2. What data we gather

We may collect the following information;

  • Questions and queries including your email address if you contact us via the website,
  • Information on how you use the site using cookies and page tagging to help us improve the online services, such as how you arrived at our site, what browser you are using and your IP address (you cannot be personally identified).

3. How we use this data

We may use this data;

  • For our own internal records,
  • To understand what information you want to see about the company so we can analyse trends and improve our product offering and website,
  • To send promotional mailings, call you about products, services and offers we think may be relevant,
  • To contact you for market research purposes,
  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry,

Applied Automation may use your information for its own marketing purposes. This may include providing you with product and service information based on your interest. We will give you the opportunity to opt out of any direct marketing from us. Applied Automation does not sell any personally identifiable information.

We may pass on your data if we have a legal obligation to do so, for business purposes subject to this privacy statement, or when such disclosure is deemed necessary in order to protect our property or assert our legal rights.

4. Applicant data

Applied Automation may use the information you provide and any information that is subsequently provided in considering you for a specific position and/or other available positions at Applied Automation. Your information may remain active for up to six months and may be kept on record for a limited period as required by law.

If you become an Applied Automation employee, your information will be retained and individual employment records kept by Applied Automation. Such information will be used in administering benefits and performing contractual and other legal obligations.

5. Security

We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it. It is however impossible to absolutely guarantee the security of data transmitted over the internet or any wireless network. Any data you transmit to us is at your own risk. Payment transactions are always encrypted.

Our website may contain links to other websites not owned by Applied Automation. We have no control over those sites and are not responsible for their protection and privacy. You should read the privacy policy of those websites to find out what they do with your information.

6. Your rights

You have the right to find out what information we hold on you, subject to certain exceptions, and to ask us not to use any of the information we collect.

7. Cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

We may use cookies to:

  • Analyse our web traffic using Google Analytics
  • Identify whether you are signed in to our website so we can offer customised features
  • Keeping track of items stored in your shopping basket, where there is an online shop
  • Preventing fraudulent activity and improving security

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to use cookies you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please be aware this may affect how our website functions and you make lose access to some pages and services.

8. Controlling information about you

When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website you may see one or more tick boxes allowing you to opt in to receive marketing communications from us by email, phone or post and to opt in to receive marketing communications from our third party partners.

If you opt in for your information to be used for marketing purposes, you can change your mind by logging in to the website and changing opt in settings (where there is a login), unsubscribing from any emails, by emailing us or by writing to us at: Concept House, Eastern Wood Road, Plymouth PL7 5ET.