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Legal Information

1. Your Information
2. Cookies
3. Someone elses information
4. Dealing with your information safely
5. Other websites
6. Your Rights
7. Your Details


1. Your Information

We are Richard Austin Alloys Limited, our registered headquarters is located at Richard Austin Alloys Ltd., Dunivaig Road, Glasgow, G33 4TP. We are the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"). The Act is a piece of UK legislation which sets out principles relating to the uses we can make of personal information and the rights you have under law as an individual in respect of that information.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, through you use of our Website will be processed by us. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you confirm that all data provided by you is accurate.

What information do we collect about you?

We may collect and process the following data about you:

1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with the Website.

2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

3. Details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

How will we use the information about you?

We use information held about you in the following ways:

    1. To provide you with goods and services promoted by the Website.

      2. To carry out our obligations arising from any agreements between you and us.

      3. To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

      4. To notify you about changes to the Website.

      5. For marketing.

We may keep your information for a reasonable period for these purposes. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at

Disclosure of your information

In addition to the uses above, we may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If Richard Austin Alloys Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data it holds about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Richard Austin Alloys Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

2. Cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

We use cookies on our Website to distinguish you from other users of our Website. A cookie is a small text file, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and stored on your device's hard drive. There are various types of cookies which perform different functions, such as remembering your preferences on our Website or recording your browsing habits. The information recorded by the cookie is retrieved on the user's next visit to the Website. On our Website we use the following cookies:

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

If you would rather that we did not collect data in this way you can choose to accept all or some or reject cookies in your browser's privacy settings.  Rejecting all cookies means that certain features cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the Website's features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. For more information about cookies, including how to adjust your browser settings to reject cookies, visit

3. Someone else's information

If you provide us with information about another person, you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them, to consent to the processing of their personal data and you have informed them of our identity and the purposes (as set out above) for which their personal data will be processed.

4. Dealing with your information safely

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

5. Other websites

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

6. Your rights

You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. For quality control and training purposes, we may monitor or record your communications with us.

7. Your details

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed. If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how we use your information, please let us know by contacting us at


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