General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

IMPORTANT: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. It will replace the 1998 Data Protection Act and introduce new rules on privacy notices, as well as processing and safeguarding personal data. Sealfix Limited’s Data Protection Policy will come into effect from 25 May 2018.

Data Protection Policy

This Data Protection Policy sets out how Sealfix Ltd uses and protects any information that is given to us by our customers and suppliers.

Sealfix Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and in relevant business practice.

Sealfix Ltd may update this policy from time to time, but we will always inform you in this instance.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including telephone number and business postal and email address
  • other information relevant to business practice or offers


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.


Security – Data Storage

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we hold. Data will be held only for as long as it is necessary.

When data is stored on paper, it is kept in a secure place where unauthorised people cannot see it:

  • When not required, the paper or files are kept in a locked drawer or filing cabinet.
  • Employees make sure paper and printouts are not left where unauthorised people could see them, like on a printer.
  • Data printouts are shredded and disposed of securely when no longer required.

When data is stored electronically, it is protected from unauthorised access, accidental deletion and malicious hacking attempts:

  • Data is protected by strong passwords that are changed regularly and never shared between employees.
  • If data is stored on removable media (like a CD or DVD), these are kept locked away securely when not being used.
  • Data is only stored on designated drives and servers.
  • Servers containing personal are sited in a secure location, away from general office space.
  • Data is backed up frequently.
  • Data is never saved directly to laptops or other mobile devices like tablets or smart phones.
  • All servers and computers containing data are protected by approved security software and a firewall.

Sealfix Limited’s Website - How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You may request that we do not use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, at any time by writing to or emailing us at
  • We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Nick Wooff, Sealfix Ltd, Unit A3-A5 Blacknest Industrial Estate, Alton, Hampshire, GU32 4PX.
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.



If you have any queries regarding Sealfix Limited’s Data Protection Policy, please contact us at the above address or call the office on 01420 820805.