Privacy & Cookie Statement
This is the privacy and cookie Statement of the website www.plasticroad.com (hereinafter referred to as: ‘Website’). This statement applies to all personal data that PlasticRoad BV, (hereinafter referred to as ‘we’, ‘our’ or ‘us’), processes about our website visitors (hereinafter referred to as: ’you’ and ‘your data’) via the Website and through our online services.
This statement will explain how we will use the data that we collect via the Website and online services and which rights you have with respect to your personal data.
This document contains the following information (you can click on the links below to access these sections directly):
- For what purpose we process personal data
- What personal data we process
- How we secure your data
- When we will remove your data (retention periods)
- Your rights
1. For what purpose we process personal data
Personal data is any information that directly or indirectly identifies a natural person. Such information could include a name, e-mail address and the IP-address of your computer. We use your personal data for the purposes set out below. For as far as we collect personal data through cookies, please find more information under paragraph H.
In order to be able to answer questions or comments via contact forms, we can ask for your email address and optional your name and company name.
In order to be able to send newsletters to PlasticRoad newsletter recipients, we ask for your e-mail address and optional your name, initials and title and additional information like company name or a functional classification to be able to send you the right content.
To motivate and stay connected to our customers and potential customers, PlasticRoad launches online campaigns frequently. Besides newsletter subscription information, we can ask for additional information like addresses, phone numbers or product usage, to provide more relevant content and messages to our visitors and users for price matching and other purposes.
We may collect your e-mail address and optional your name, initials, title and additional information like company name or a functional classification, in order to send you marketing e-mails. You can stop receiving marketing emails at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any of our marketing emails or by contacting us using the contact information below.
Via social media we bring our content to our target audiences to be able to stay engaged with PlasticRoad in the environments that our target audiences are most active on. We can store engagement moments and behaviour like replies on our content or sent messages to our social media inboxes and messaging services. Information about social media behaviour can be connected to data about Website behaviour and based on such information we can personalize your experience on our Website.
We may use online surveys to obtain your feedback on our products and services. These surveys may include your name, email address, IP address and phone-number.
1.2 What personal data we process
For all our website visitors we process the following data:
You also have a voluntary option to leave personal data on our website for one ore more of the above mentioned purposes. We only process the data that you leave with us:
- E-mail address
- Telephone number
- Job & employer
PlasticRoad uses “cookie” technology, and other similar technologies, to collect additional Website usage data and to improve our services.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a simple and small file that is stored on your device, for example to offer the basic functionality of the website, to remember your settings and preferences and for statistical purposes. Different types of cookies exist, depending on their features and functions, and they might be stored on the users’ devices for different timeframes: session cookies are cancelled at the end of each browsing session; persistent cookies may last up to a certain date that has been pre-set by their owner. Besides cookies, there are other digital techniques to store information or to gain access to information stored on your terminal equipment. We will treat these techniques as if they were cookies and if we mention cookies in this privacy statement, we also refer to these techniques.
What is the difference between first party and third party cookies?
We differentiate first party cookies and third party cookies. The word “party” refers to the domain as specified in cookie: the website that is placing the cookie. First party cookies are managed by PlasticRoad itself or used on behalf of PlasticRoad and refer to PlasticRoad’s domain. Third party cookies are placed by third parties and refer to their domain name. For example: If we embed YouTube movies into our Website, also cookies from the YouTube domain will be placed.
What specific cookies does PlasticRoad use?
We use the following kind of cookies on the Website, and will explain the purpose of these kind of cookies. The exact cookies, profiling needs, settings and storage time can be found here
Explanation of cookie types
|Cookie type||Third or first party cookie||Explanation|
|Functional cookies||First party cookies||PlasticRoad uses functional website cookies for submitting forms. PlasticRoad can also place cookies to help testing Website changes & improvements for a better user experience.
|Analytical cookies||First and third party cookies||Analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our
Website, to see how visitors behave on the Website and to record which content is read. This helps us to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our Website and/or services. This helps us to improve the Website and the services offered to you.
|Personalization cookies||First and third party cookies||Selected third parties can place behavioral tracking cookies to track personalized behavior on PlasticRoad websites with the purpose to create and serve better and more personalized or segmented content. We request prior consent before placing any cookies.
When functional or analytical cookies are rejected, PlasticRoad will not be aware of its Website performance and content quality and PlasticRoad is not able to improve the user experience of the Website.
Adjust browser settings
Most browsers can be set to block cookies or that you will receive a notification when you receive a cookie. If you do not wish the website to place any cookies, adjust your browser settings. How you should adjust the browser settings depends on the browser you use. You can opt to block all cookies or only select to block third party cookies. You also have the option to delete cookies that have already been placed. If you do block cookies, the Website might not work properly and some services or some of the Website’s functionalities may not be available or work smoothly, and you could be required to modify or manually fill in some information or preferences each time you visit the Website. Click on any links below of commonly occurring browsers and browse to manuals to adjust the browser settings or check the help function in your browser.
3. How we secure your data
We implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access and against all other forms of unlawful processing. Also, we require our data processors to implement such appropriate technical and organizational measures.
How we might share personal data
We may share your data with our group entities which in principal are inside of the the European Economic Area (“EEA”) We may share your data with third parties that provide database-, server-, maintenance-, security-, marketing- or other similar services to us (hereinafter referred to as ‘data processors’). If we provide access to your data, we require the third parties to keep your data confidential and instruct these parties to process this data only on our behalf. Some of these third parties are established in countries outside the EEA.
We have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your personal data will remain protected in accordance with this privacy and cookie statement. This includes implementing the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for transfers of personal data between our group companies and with our data processors, which require protections for personal data from the EEA, in accordance with European Union data protection law. You may contact us by using the contact details at the bottom of this privacy and cookie statement, if you wish further information about the relevant data transfer agreements.
Furthermore, we may also disclose your data if we believe that the disclosure is required by law, or is in response to a legal request.
4. When we will remove your data (retention periods)
Your data will be stored no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is collected unless otherwise required by law. For example, if you delete your account or opt-out from communications, we will delete the data, unless this data is required for another purpose set out in this policy or if we are required by law to retain the data.
With respect to the specific retention periods of cookies, please check the list of cookies.
5. Your rights
Based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), website visitors have certain rights related to their personal data and the protection of their privacy:
- Right to insight in the personal data we process
- Right to amend/add
- Right to erase
- Right to restrict the processing of data
- Right to restrict the transmitting of your data to another organization
- Right to object against the processing of your data
You may contact us by using the contact details at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to exercise any or all of the abovementioned rights. We may request additional information necessary to confirm your identity, which may include a request to add a copy of your ID. To protect your privacy, we ask you to block your photo and personal identification number.
When we receive such request, we will determine, based on the nature of the request and the balance of interest, if we can adhere to your request. Once this is concluded, we will send an appropriate response.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority at any time.
We reserve the right to update our privacy and cookie statement as needed. The most recent version will be available at www.PlasticRoad.com at all times. This privacy and cookie statement was last updated on 05-10-2020.
If you have any questions or complaints, please do not hesitate to contact us via
Lange Dreef 9
4130 NJ Vianen