CF Fertilisers UK Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our on-line, telephone or other services ("Services"). In this policy we explain how and why we collect your information, what we do with it and what controls you have over our use of it.
Your acceptance of these Privacy Statement terms
What data do we collect and how do we use it?
CF Fertilisers UK Limited collects and processes information about you in order to:
(i) identify you each time you visit a Web Site or wish to have a Service provided;
(ii) process applications submitted by you;
(iii) improve our Services and Web Sites;
(iv) Customise your experience, for example, provide advertisements that we think are relevant to you and which support any specific requests for information you may make;
(v) carry out research on the demographics, interests and behaviour of all of our customers; and
(vi) send you information we think you may find useful, including information about new CF Fertilisers products and services with your consent.
You may be asked, either when you register with us, or at other times, for information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address, postal address and telephone number. You may also be asked to share with us your interests, hobbies and preferences.
You are under no obligation to provide this information, but if you don't then we may not be able to provide you with certain services or personalise your experience and tailor our Services for you (for example, tell you about special offers on things you're interested in).
CF Fertilisers UK Limited will make every effort not to hold data longer than is reasonably necessary and to that end regular checks of data held will be performed and any data that has not been used or updated for a period of two years will be deleted on the next check following the end of the two year period.
Customers can access any information held about them and have such information removed or corrected at any given time.
Log files/IP addresses
When you visit our Web Sites, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) which is automatically recognised by our web server.
Non personal information
We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the site from which you linked to our Web Sites. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our Web Sites.
Cookies are pieces of information that a Web Site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a Web Site if you do so. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Although they do identify a user's computer, cookies do not personally identify customers or passwords.
(i) To identify who you are and to access your website account information;
(ii) To estimate our audience size and patterns;
(iii) To ensure that you are not asked to register twice;
(iv) To control how often visitors see similar ads;
(v) To track preferences and to improve and update our Web Site; and
(vi) To track the progress and number of entries in some of our promotions and contests.
With whom is the information shared?
CF Fertilisers UK Limited will not share, sell or rent your personal information to third parties. However, we may disclose your personal information to third party suppliers who provide services on our behalf.
CF Fertilisers UK Limited may disclose aggregate statistics about our sales, our Web Site visitors and customers of our telephone services in order to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will not include personally identifying information.
CF Fertilisers UK Limited may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if it believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of CF Fertilisers UK Limited and its Web Sites, visitors to the Web Sites and customers of our Services.
Our Web Site contains links to the sites of third parties. When you visit these sites, we suggest that you read their privacy policies. CF Fertilisers UK Limited is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites.
We will only sell or rent your personal information to a third party either as part of a sale of the assets of a CF Fertilisers UK Ltd company or having ensured that steps have been taken to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
3. Information about products and services
It is very important to us that we provide you with the highest level of service. In order to help us do this, from time to timeCF Fertilisers UK Limited companies may send you details of our products and services which we think may be of interest to you, with your consent. If at any time you do not wish to receive these details, please e-mail us email@example.com
CF Fertilisers UK Limited places a great importance on the security of all information associated with our customers. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of customer data under our control. For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to user information. With regard to our Web Sites, we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt information you input before it is sent to us. While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.
Where is the information stored?
Information which you submit via our Web Sites or our telephone services is stored on a computer located in the European Economic Area. This is necessary in order to process the information and to send you any information you have requested.
The Nitrogen Calculator is a specific service provided on the website, the data from which we may use to send you details of our products and services, with your consent, which we think, may be of interest to you
4. Modern Slavery
Compliance Statement Regards Modern Slavery
The UK Modern Slavery Act requires large companies (over £36 million UK LIMITED turnover) to set out the steps they have taken to ensure that modern slavery and human trafficking does not take place in its business or supply chain. “Modern Slavery” is a terms used to encompass slavery, forced labour, servitude and child labour. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED has a zero tolerance approach to Modern Slavery in our organisation and in our supply chain.
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s Business and Supply chains
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED is a leading supplier of fertiliser, chemicals and utilities in the UK. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s annual turnover is in excess of the £36 million threshold of the Modern Slavery Act. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED has a diverse supply chain of over 1,000 suppliers covering a wide range of sectoral areas such as utilities, industrial gases, chemicals, packaging, catalysts, equipment and services. The majority of CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s products and services are purchased in the UK and Europe.
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s Policies
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED recognises the importance of putting ethical business conduct at the heart of everything we do. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED has a number of relevant policies, including (a) CF Group Code of Corporate Conduct, which outlines our commitment to honesty, integrity, mutual respect and diversity; (b) CF Group Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy, which is incorporated into CF’s Code of Corporate Conduct; (c) CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s Whistleblowing Policies, which encourage staff to report any wrongdoing which includes human rights violations such as Modern Slavery. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s initiatives around Modern Slavery will sit alongside these policies.
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED recognises the importance of conducting due diligence on its supply chain.
For new suppliers, CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED requires completion of a detailed questionnaire. This questionnaire includes a number of questions specifically related to a new supplier’s practices on Forced Labour, Child Labour, Working Conditions and Freedom of Association, all of which are categories of Modern Slavery.
For existing suppliers, CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED has conducted a risk assessment focussing on its largest 100 suppliers. CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED classified these suppliers into Low-Medium-High risk, using a combination of factors (geographical location, structure of industry, levels of regulation, etc.). CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED contacted all Medium-High risk suppliers, asking them to confirm their approach towards modern slavery, the steps they have taken to ensure there is no modern slavery in their supply chain, and whether they have a published compliance statement. The responses we have received meet our required standards and the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act.
CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED provides training to all employees on CF Code of Corporate Conduct. In addition, CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED provides training to relevant staff on Modern Slavery within our business and supply chains. All staff are requested to report any suspected cases of Modern Slavery, either in CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s business or supply chains, to CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED’s Legal and Compliance officers.
The Board of CF FERTILISERS UK LIMITED approve this statement which will be reviewed and updated annually.
5. UK Tax Strategy
CF Fertilisers UK Limited,
Telephone: 0151 357 2777
Fax: 0151 357 1755