Your privacy is very important to GlobalNPD,
Company Reg number: 12602867
VAT Reg no: GB 348918063
(“we”, “our,” “us” or “GlobalNPD”). This Privacy Notice has been compiled to assist you(“you,” “your,” or “User”) to understand how we, and our affiliates and subsidiaries, collect, use and disclose your personal information.
This Privacy Notice describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through your use of the https://globalnpd.com/ website (the “Site”), any mobile sites, applications, widgets, and other mobile interactive features associated with the Site (collectively, our “Apps”), through other services that we may offer in connection with our Site and Apps, such as contests or sweepstakes, through our official social media pages that we control (our “Social Media Pages”), as well as through email messages that we send to you (collectively, the Social Media Pages, Apps and Site, the “Sites”).
This notice does not apply to information collected or obtained by any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Sites.
Collection of Your Personal Information Personal information (“Personal Information”) is data that can be used to identify, either directly or indirectly, an individual to whom the information applies. The information that we may collect from you includes your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, occupation, login information (account number, password), marketing preferences, social media account information, and as applicable and
legal, IP address.
GlobalNPD will not collect any Personal Information about you unless you voluntarily choose to provide it to us or our partners (e.g. to obtain a newsletter subscription, recipes, participate in surveys, register for marketing events, promotions or job applications), you provide your explicit consent, or unless it is permitted by applicable laws and regulations. You can always “opt out” at any time by emailing tosales@GlobalNPD.com click the “unsubscribe” link in applicable email or visit the GlobalNPD.com contact us web page for contact us to exercise your rights to be forgotten.
By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Sites, you acknowledge and consent to our collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Notice.
PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY NOTICE CAREFULLY. YOUR USE OF THE SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE. DO NOT USE THE SITE IF YOU ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE.
This Privacy Notice applies only to your use of the Sites, and was last updated as of 20/01/2020. GlobalNPD may revise this Privacy Notice at any time and such revision shall be posted here and accessible via this link: https://globalnpd.com/privacy-policy. Any revision and/or addition to this Privacy Notice shall become effective and binding on you when you continue to use the Sites on or after the effective date of such revision and/or addition.
The Information We Collect
Information You Choose to Provide to GlobalNPD When using the Sites, you may choose to provide us with certain personal information, including:Your name and contact information to subscribe to a newsletter and/or other similar types of marketing materials;
• Your name and contact information to subscribe to a newsletter and/or other similar types of marketing materials;
• Your name, contact information, and other related information to inquire into GlobalNPD products, services to report a problem with our Sites, or to contact us;
• Your name, contact information, demographics, and product preferences when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us;
• Your name, contact information, and other related information when you provide us with information, such as product reviews, to be published or posted on public areas of the Site, or transmitted to other users of the Sites or to third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Contributions are submitted at your own risk. We
cannot control the actions of other users of the Site with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons;
• Your name, the name of your company or organization (if applicable), the nature of that company or organization (if applicable), address, city, county and country, e-mail address, and other contact or similar information in order to contact us and submit a message, request, or other comments or content (individually and collectively, “User Message”).
Information Collected Via Your Use of our Site We may collect information about you when you are using the Site in a number of different ways; for example:
• We may collect and track your IP address; and
Information We Collect Automatically
We may now or in the future use tools, including third-party analytical software, to collect automatically certain data about the computer or other device you use to reach our Sites, without any active submission of information from you, such as:
• Device properties including, but not limited to, unique or other device identifiers;
• Device operating system and firmware;
• IP address (i.e., a number that is automatically assigned to your device or computer used to access the Site,
and allows us to identify your device or computer) and Internet service provider;
• Mobile phone carrier;
• Geographical data such as country or region; and
• Other similar data.
This information may be collected via several technologies, including cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs and other means. All of this information belongs to us, and we use it to improve effectiveness, content, layout and/or operation of our Site. You can remove certain cookies by following the directions in your Internet browser’s “help” file (see below). If you disable cookies, your ability to use areas of the Site may be limited.
How We Use Your Information
In general, we do not and will not share your personally identifiable information except as set forth in this Privacy Notice. We do not sell, transfer, and/or share your personally identifiable information with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
We use the information we collect from you when you browse our Site in the following manner:
You can opt-out of certain use(s) of your personal information, as described below.
How We Use Automatically Collected Information
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and generally does not contain personal information. However, we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. We will use this automatically-collected information to improve our Sites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Sites according to your individual interests;
Speed up your searches; and
Recognize you when you return to our Sites.
To communicate with you and other individuals.
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
1. To manage complaints, feedback and queries.
2. To carry out market research and analysis.
3. To carry out satisfaction surveys and analysis.
To provide you with information about the services we offer including PR, marketing, or branding or digital creative services which we believe may be of interest to you in accordance with your preferences as indicated when you entered into any agreement with us, including any marketing consent preferences.
What Are Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
Log-in related cookies
Orders processing related cookies
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities, and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
Surveys related cookies
Forms related cookies
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third-party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we sell products, it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites
will set cookies through our site, which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy
However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our
preferred contact methods:
By visiting this link: https://globalnpd.com/contact
Who Has Access to Your Personal Information?
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLD. Nor will Your Personal Information be licensed or disclosed to unaffiliated third-parties, except in connection with the sale, transfer, merger, consolidation or other transaction involving all or part of our company or as may be permitted under applicable law.
We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries and affiliates to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, for example, to provide you with a requested communication.
In addition to the above, we may share the information collected from you, as described above, with our third party partners to enable us to analyze and use such information to provide you with our products and services, and in the manner set forth in this Privacy Notice. We may share your information with third-parties who assist GlobalNPD with its outreach and engagement communications to make you aware of certain of
GlobalNPD’s products and services. We also allow our website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, to access and process your information so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We do not sell your information to third parties for marketing purposes, and we restrict such third parties’ usage of your information consistent with this Privacy Notice.
In addition to the above, we may be required to disclose your information to (i) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process (including to respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence), (ii) to investigate,
We may also exchange information with third parties for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Protecting Your Information
We are committed to the protection of your personal and order information. As such, GlobalNPD follows industry standard practices to protect, secure and maintain the integrity and availability of your information.
The Site and our internal networks supporting the Site are scanned regularly for malware and other viruses.
We use the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to ensure that all the information you provide is encrypted and cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. SSL is a worldwide industry standard for such sensitive transactions.
This Site is not intended to collect, maintain, or transmit any information related to your credit card, banking information, or other related financial information.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that no security safeguards or method of transmission over the Internet are completely secure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Sites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Sites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Geographic Location of Data Storage and Processing The Sites collect information and process and store that information in databases located in Belgium. If you are visiting the Site from a country outside the UK, you should be aware that you may transfer personally identifiable information about yourself to the UK and that the data protection laws of the UK may be different
to those in your own country. By visiting the Site and submitting any personally identifiable information you consent to the transfer of such personally identifiable information to the UK.
Additional information for international visitors can be found below.
The Length of Time that Your Information is Kept by GlobalNPD
We store your information for as long as necessary to serve the business purposes for which it was collected and in conformance with applicable data protection laws. For additional information on the retention periods for any specific type of personal information subject to this Privacy Notice, please
Removal from GlobalNPD Communications
Throughout the Site, we may provide you with the opportunity to receive e-mails or mailings that, for example, introduce new products, notify you of services, and announce upcoming promotions. To be removed from our e-mail or mailing lists, you may
• Respond to the e-mails that we send out with your request for removal,
• Click the “unsubscribe” link (where available), or
• You may send an e-mail to sales@GlobalNPD.com
Please be aware that there may be a delay between our receipt of your request and our being able to update our lists. Thank you for your patience in this regard.
Third-Party Links On the Sites
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may link to third party sites or content on the Sites. We may do this for the convenience of you and other users of the Sites, but we do not have control over the operation of these third-party websites. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy notices. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Sites and welcome any feedback about these third party sites. We urge you to review the privacy notices posted on these third-party websites at the time you first visit such sites.
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that GlobalNPD delete certain of your personal information that GlobalNPD collected from and/or related to you and retained, subject to certain exceptions.
To the extent that GlobalNPD can delete your personal information, once GlobalNPD receives and confirms your verifiable consumer request, GlobalNPD will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information, unless an exception applies. We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
• Complete the transaction for which we collected your personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, or take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you.
• Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
• Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
• Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise
another right provided for by law.
• Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
• Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
• Comply with a legal obligation.
• Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
Exercising Your Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to GlobalNPD by either:
• Contacting us at sales@GlobalNPD.com
Only you may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:
• Provide sufficient information that allows GlobalNPD to reasonably verify you are the person about whom GlobalNPD collected personal information or an authorized representative.
• Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows GlobalNPD to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
GlobalNPD cannot respond to your request or provide you with your personal information if GlobalNPD cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.
Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
GlobalNPD will respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt, or notify you that GlobalNPD requires more time to respond and the reason for the extended response time. GlobalNPD will deliver its written response by mail or electronically, at your option.
To the extent that your verifiable consumer request is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded, GlobalNPD may charge a reasonable fee to respond to such request.
GlobalNPD will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights. Unless permitted by law GlobalNPD will not:
• Deny you goods or services.
• Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties.
• Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services
Additional Terms for International Visitors
To the extent that you are accessing this website from a location within the European Union, the following information shall apply to the collection and processing of your Personal Information. The data controller for this Site is GlobalNPD sales@GlobalNPD.com GlobalNPD processes Personal Information it collects through the Site for GlobalNPD ‘s legitimate business purposes, as described above.
You may have the right to access and/or obtain a copy of your Personal Information, correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, request the erasure of your Personal Information and restrict the processing of your Personal Information. For more information about how you can access, rectify and erase your Personal Information or make any other requests relating to your Personal Information, please see the “Contact Us” section of this Privacy Notice below. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory data protection authority, contact information is available at https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en
Do Not Track Notice
We may not recognize or respond to every type of “do not track” signal or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services, but we give you certain choices about how we collect personally identifiable information as described in this Privacy Notice. Many Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Site including certain opt-out cookies.
We encourage you to review the privacy policies of our third party advertisers and analytics service providers to learn about your choices about information they collect from you. In addition, the Network Advertising Initiative offers information about some of the Internet advertising companies we may use, including how to opt-out of interest based advertising they deliver. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track,
Not Intended for Children Under 13
The Site is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13 and GlobalNPD does not specifically market to children under 18. GlobalNPD does not knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 13.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will notify you through a notice on our website privacy page.
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