Most recent revision date: September 12, 2016
This website collects personal information only if it is specific to the visitor’s purpose and voluntarily provided by the visitor. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, and contact details such as email address, telephone numbers, organization’s website address and physical address. The website may collect other elements of personal information not listed here that will be described on the website at the time of collection.
As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. However, you could be required to provide personal information if you choose to use certain features of the website, for example if you register interest in particular areas, attempt to gain access to specific content, register to attend a hosted event, and respond to a survey or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit may be used to manage your request; to manage our relationship with you; or to customise or improve this website.
In addition to personal information, we may collect other information from visitors using the following technologies:
- Cookies. "Cookies" are small bits of information that the website places on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies remember information about a visitor’s activities on the website to make the visitor’s experience on the website more enjoyable and valuable by providing a customized experience and recognizing the visitor’s preferences. If you've chosen to disable cookies on your browser, some of the functionality of the website may be lost. Certain web pages or services provided by Kerry, require that cookies be enabled in your browser and cannot be used when you have disabled cookies in your browser.
- Web beacons or clear pixels. Web beacons are small graphic images on a web page or in an email that can be used for such things as recording the pages and advertisements that you select, or tracking the performance of email marketing campaigns.
- Web server logs. Web server logs are records of activity created by the computer that delivers the web pages you request to your browser. For example, a web server log may record the search term you entered or the link you clicked to bring you to the web page. The web server log also may record information about your browser, such as your IP address and the cookies set on your browser by the server.
We do not collect sensitive information (e.g. data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation) from visitors. The information that we gather is only used for the purposes of enhancing the information and services that we provide to you. Any new information you provide to us may be used to update existing records that we hold for you.
How Kerry Group plc uses your information
We use the information we receive from you, together with information we have obtained in the course of our relationship with you (e.g. site browsing, user account registration, online seminar attendance, etc.) to provide information, goods and/or services that you request, to communicate with you, and to personalise information sent to you and for other purposes specified in this Privacy Statement. We may use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding products or services provided by us that we believe may be of interest to you. Examples of how we may personalise information include using your information in newsletter distribution, special offer notifications or product updates that you have registered interest in.
We may use your information (and contact details) for market research and analysis in order to evaluate, assess and improve the products and services we provide, and to identify trends and popular products and services. This may include contacting you to take part in customer satisfaction and feedback surveys. We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the website.
Kerry also participates in behavioral based advertising. This means that a third party may use technology (e.g., a cookie) to collect information about your use of the website so that they can provide advertising about products and services tailored to your interests. This advertising may appear either on the website, or on other sites.
How Kerry Group plc shares your information
Kerry may disclose personal information collected from visitors to its parent, subsidiary, and other related companies, and its trusted affiliates. In limited circumstances, Kerry may share your personal information with our suppliers, contractors, and agents who perform functions on our behalf, or in connection with services offered by Kerry or to meet a request made by you. There may be instances when Kerry may disclose personal information without providing you with a choice in order to protect the legal rights of Kerry; to protect the safety and security of other visitors of the website; to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests. In addition, if Kerry sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, you agree that Kerry may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of that transaction.
In addition, Kerry may disclose personal information to third parties to market their products or services to you if you have consented to/not opted out of these disclosures. Kerry contractually requires these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which Kerry discloses it to them.
You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you promotional emails generated in response to your registration on this website.
You can opt-out of receiving promotional updates or marketing information from us by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally each time you receive a promotional message or email information from us you have the option to ‘unsubscribe’ from our contact lists. This will ensure that your contact details are deactivated on our mailing lists.
Access to your information
Visitors who would like to request a copy of their personal information stored by Kerry Group plc should request access by submitting a request to email@example.com. We will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.
We use reasonable measures to help prevent personal information from becoming disclosed to individuals who are not described in this Privacy Statement. While Kerry attempts to protect the information in our possession, no security system is perfect and Kerry cannot promise that information about you will remain secure in all circumstances.
Children. The website is not directed at children under the 13 years of age. Kerry does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age.
International Operations. Kerry is based, and this website is hosted, in the United States of America. If you are from a country outside of the United States of America with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law and you provide personal information to Kerry, please note that any personal information that you provide to Kerry may be transferred to the United States of America. By providing your personal information, you hereby specifically and expressly consent to such transfer and processing and the uses and disclosures set forth herein or in the Kerry Terms of Service related to the use of and access to the website.
Other Contractual Relationships. If you enter into a separate contractual relationship with Kerry which requires, or contemplates, collecting, using, or sharing information about you in a manner that is different than that which is described in this Privacy Statement, the terms of that agreement will apply.
Notice to California Residents. Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents who have an established business relationship with Kerry are entitled to ask Kerry for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. This notice will identify the categories of information shared with and will include a list of the third parties with which it is shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do Not Track. Some browsers and devices permit you to broadcast a preference that you not be “tracked” online. At this time Kerry does not modify your experience based upon whether such a signal is broadcast.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please contact Kerry Group plc by sending an email to email@example.com. If Kerry needs, or is required, to contact you concerning any event that involves information about you we may do so by email, telephone, or mail.