The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd takes your privacy seriously and values its relationship with you. Our privacy and cookies statement will help you understand the types of personal data we gather from visitors to our sites and how this data is treated. We want you to understand:
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch via one of the methods set out in the ‘Contact Us’ section on our website, or by following the below information:
Write to us:
The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd1 ArchipelagoLyon WayFrimleySurreyGU16 7ERUK
The personal data that we process includes:e.g.:
We collect your personal data when you use The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd Sites and when you register on our website to hear from us.
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
We keep your personal data for:
We share certain aspects of your personal data with:
The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd is a leading International garden goods company with products sold across UK, Europe and Australia. As an international business The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd may share your personal information with other Scotts Group Companies and trusted third parties based outside the country in which you live so that they may process that data on our behalf. We may share your personal information with:
If we do share your personal information with another Scotts Group Company or with trusted third parties, we shall use our best efforts to ensure that they keep your information secure, take all reasonable steps to protect it from misuse and only use it in a manner consistent with our instructions, this Privacy Notice and applicable data protection laws and regulations.
See the “Protecting your personal data” section for information on how we keep your personal data safe when sharing it with others.
Your personal data may be processed by The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd, its affiliated companies and The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd selected third party suppliers anywhere in the world, including in countries where data privacy laws may not be equivalent to, or as protective as, the laws in your home country.
These countries include:
We will implement appropriate measures to ensure that your personal data remains protected and secure when it is transferred outside of your home country, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. These measures include data transfer agreements or implementing standard data protection clauses.
We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and require any third parties that handle or process your personal information for us to do the same. Access to your personal information is restricted to prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse and is only permitted among our employees and agents on a need-to-know basis.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we handle your personal information, then you may contact us by clicking the Contact Us link on The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd Site that directed you to this Privacy Notice.
You have the right to tell us if you:
To assist us in dealing with your request, please provide your full name and details.
If you object to the processing of your personal data, or if you have provided your consent to processing and you later choose to withdraw it, we will respect that choice in accordance with our legal obligations.
Your objection (or withdrawal of any previously given consent) could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes set out above (see ‘how do we use your personal data?’) or that you may not be able to make use of the services and products offered by us.
The Scotts Company (UK) Ltd, 1 Archipelago, Lyon Way, Frimley, Surrey, GU16 7ER, is the controller of your personal data.
For more information about cookies, see below. For more general information about cookies, click here: www.allaboutcookies.org
Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
Category 1 cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Web site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Web site.
Category 2: performance cookies
Category 2 cookies collect information about how visitors use our Web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that specifically identifies a visitor. All information that these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Web site works. Category 2 cookies only collect information about Web site usage for the benefit of the Web site operator. By using our online service, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Category 3: functionality cookies
Category 3 cookies allow the Web site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal or customized features. For instance, our Web site may be able to provide you with local or regional product information by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of the web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and these cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. By using our online service to set your preferences, you agree that we can place customization cookies on your device.
Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies
Category 4 cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests, based on an analysis of your browsing. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as to help us measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed on your device by third-party advertising networks, but with our permission. These cookies remember that you have visited our Web site. This information is shared with other organizations such as other third-party advertisers, and will be linked to website functionality provided by other organizations. To be clear, Category 4 cookies collect the most information about users.
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