Privacy Policy

The policy: This privacy policy is for this website; www.plogolution.com  and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains  how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the  DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy  and Electronic Communications Regulations).


This  policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy  and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those  details and how your rights under the GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhere  to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software,  advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the  download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if  any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific  pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how  we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and  your computer / device in order to serve it to you. Our contact  information is provided if you have any questions.


The DPA & GDPR May 2018

We  and this website complies to the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and  the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). We will update this policy accordingly  after the completion of the UK's exit from the European Union.


Use of Cookies

This  website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the  website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a  cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or  to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.


What are cookies?  Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that  track, save and store information about the user's interactions and  usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to  provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
 Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of  cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should  take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to  block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or  use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.


Website Visitor Tracking

This  website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better  understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your  computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and  usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal  information.


Downloads & Media Files

Any  downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website  are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been  undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are  advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus  software or similar applications.


We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads  provided by external third-party websites and advise users to verify  their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar  applications.


Contact & Communication With Us

Users contacting us through this website do so at their own discretion  and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your  personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it  is no longer required or has no use.


Where we  have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have  given your express permission, we may use your details to send you  products/services information through a mailing list system. This is  done in accordance with the regulations named in 'The policy' above.


Email Mailing List & Marketing Messages

We operate an email mailing list program, used to inform subscribers about  products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe  through an online automated process where they have given their explicit  permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed,  managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in 'The  policy' above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an  automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed  in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of  marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third  party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.


Email  marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable  links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber  activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing  messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement,  geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data.

Our EMS (email marketing service) provider is Mailchimp.


External Website Links & Third Parties

Although  we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links,  users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any  external web links mentioned throughout this website. 


Shortened  URL's; URL shortening is a technique used on the web to shorten URL's  (Uniform Resource Locators) to something substantially shorter. This  technique is especially used in social media and looks similar to this  (example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users should take caution before clicking on shortened URL links and verify their authenticity before proceeding.


We  cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked  website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note they click  on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for  any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links  mentioned.

Social Media Policy & Usage


We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff  conduct themselves accordingly online. While we may have official  profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify  authenticity of such profiles before engaging with or sharing  information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or  personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct  themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media.


There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective  social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own  discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social  media profile feed or page.