EPL Limited Privacy Notice
EPL Ltd., is the largest specialty packaging global company, manufacturing laminated plastic tubes catering to the FMCG and Pharma space. Employing over 2852 people representing 25 different nationalities, EPL Ltd. functions through 20 state of the art facilities and in eleven countries, selling circa 8 billion tubes and continuing to grow every year.
It is important that you read this Privacy Notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you, so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your information. This Privacy Notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
What data is collected?
The following provides the types of personal information that we collect, use, store and transfer about you:
Types of Data and Purpose for Collection
We collect name, contact information like email, phone number and business specific information along with customer queries/messages for delivering our demo/support services.
If you apply for a job posting, or become an employee, we collect personal information necessary to process your application. This may include, your name, email, postal address, phone number, resume among others.
Data entered on the online application form of EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG is processed on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR). You have the right to withdraw your consent regarding further processing of your data at any time. Any use or disclosure of your application data to third parties beyond this does not occur.
If you provide us feedback, require technical support, or if contact us for other assistance, we will collect your name and e-mail address, contact number and possibly other personal information, as well as any other content you send to us in order to reply.
When you sign up for one of our mailing lists we collect your email address or postal address basis your sign up data provided.
If you subscribe to the Newsletter of EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, we collect your email address as well as information (first and last names) which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address supplied and consent to receiving the Newsletter.
Data that you personally enter in our contact form (e.g. company, name, address, email address etc.) can be collected on the EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co KG website. This personal data, which is processed in the context of the contact form, is merely used for processing according to Art. 6 (1) b GDPR. There is no additional data processing or transmission. As soon as this data has fulfilled the purpose of the request and no further collection is necessary, this data is deleted. You can object to any further processing of your data at any time. Any further use of your contact data or disclosure to third parties does not occur.
Technical User Data
IP address, IP browser user agent, and other browser information such as browser location data received from GPS coordinates, browser fingerprints, etc., to deliver relevant website content to you.
How collected data is used?
Purposes and Lawfulness of processing
We will only collect, store and use personal data about you where we have lawful basis. Lawful basis on which we would store and use your personal information includes obtaining consent from you for "legitimate interests" or “legitimate purpose” where processing is necessary by us to provide you with services and/or business purpose. We use information to provide, analyse, administer, enhance and personalize our service and business efforts, to process your registration, to provide or obtain services, and to communicate with you related to below mentioned points. For example, we use information to:
Retention and Disposal of Personal Data
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including the fulfillment of the contract, the initiation of a contract, or for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or other regulatory reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
We do not sell or distribute the personal information in general or marketing purpose. We collect, store and use the personal information for business and service purpose for which the same is intended and as referred in this Notice.
Access to Personal Data. You have the right to access, review and request a physical or electronic copy of information held about you. You also have the right to request information on the source of your Personal Data.
These rights can be exercised by sending us an e-mail at email@example.com by attaching a copy of your ID or equivalent details (where requested by us and permitted by law). If the request is submitted by a person other than you, without providing evidence that the request is legitimately made on your behalf, the request will be rejected. Please note that any identification information provided to us will only be processed in accordance with, and to the extent permitted by applicable laws.
Additional rights (e.g. modification, deletion of Personal Data). Where provided by law, you can (i) request deletion, correction or revision of your Personal Data; (ii) limit the use and disclosure of your Personal Data; and (iii) revoke consent to any of our data processing activities.
Please note that, in certain circumstances, we will not be able to delete your Personal Data without also deleting your user account. We may be required to retain some of your Personal Data after you have requested deletion, to satisfy our legal or contractual obligations. We may also be permitted by applicable laws to retain some of your Personal Data to satisfy our business needs.
We hope that we can satisfy queries you may have about the way we process your Personal Data. However, if you have unresolved concerns you also have the right to complain to competent data protection authorities.
Cookies/Similar Technologies, Log Files and Web Beacons
Logdateien. We collect information in the form of log files that record website activity and gather statistics about browsing histories. These entries are generated automatically, and help us to troubleshoot errors, improve performance and maintain the security of our Websites.
EPL Limited is not intentionally designed for or directed at persons less than 18 years of age. EPL Limited does not knowingly permit any person who is under 18 years of age to register with the services or to provide any other personally identifying information. EPL Limited does not seek or intend to seek or receive any personal information from children. Should a parent or guardian have reasons to believe that a minor has provided EPL Limited with personal information without their prior consent, please contact our customer support team to ensure that the personal information is removed from the EPL Limited services.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and business associates who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach. In the event that we are required by law to inform you of any unauthorized access to your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or if permitted by law, by telephone. We will also notify any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is fully secure.
We use and apply all reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we could not rule out seepage or breach which beyond control or human error or technology hindrance.
Data Transfer, Storage & Processing Globally
Communication via Newsletter
EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG only sends out Newsletters with the recipients’ consent. If you would like to receive the Newsletter offered on the website, we require your email address as well as information (first and last names) which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address supplied and consent to receiving the Newsletter. For subscriptions to our Newsletter, a so-called double opt-in procedure is used. This means that after subscribing via our website, you will receive an email in which we ask you to confirm your subscription. After confirmation has been received, only the email address is added to the mailing list. All subscriptions to the Newsletter are recorded for legal reasons. Stored are: subscription data, times of subscription, confirmation and cancellation, IP address as well as changes to the stored data.
You can withdraw the consent given to the data and the email address being stored as well as to these being used to send out the Newsletter. You will find a link at the end of every Newsletter to unsubscribe to the Newsletter. The lawfulness of data processing that already occurred prior to the withdrawal is not affected by this. The data supplied by you in order to receive the Newsletter is stored until you unsubscribe from the Newsletter and then deleted after the Newsletter has been cancelled.
The Newsletter is sent out by “CleverReach”, a company in Germany – CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstrasse 43, 26180 Rastede. The data you entered in order to receive the Newsletter is stored on a CleverReach server in Germany or Ireland. CleverReach does not independently use the data, possibly to make contact, nor does it disclose the data to third parties. CleverReach is certified under the EU Data Protection Regulation “GDPR” and thus undertakes to comply with the EU data protection specifications. Furthermore, we have concluded an “Order Processing Contract” with CleverReach. CleverReach undertakes to protect our recipients’ data, to process it for us in accordance with their data protection provisions and especially, not to disclose it to third parties.
By sending out the Newsletter, we are able to analyze user behavior. The Newsletters contain a pixel-sized file called “web beacon” that is retrieved by the CleverReach server when the Newsletter is opened. In the context of this retrieval, technical information such as data about the browser and your system is collected first and then also your IP address and time of access.
Sending our Newsletter with CleverReach allows us to analyze the Newsletter recipients’ behavior. Amongst other things, this analysis can include whether the Newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. With the help of so-called conversion tracking, it is also possible to analyze whether a pre-defined action is performed after clicking the link in the Newsletter. Details about the data analysis by CleverReach are available at:https://www.cleverreach.com/de/funktionen/reporting-und-tracking/.
Additional information about the CleverReach data protection provisions are available at: https://www.cleverreach.com/de/datenschutz/ Legal basis: Art. 6 (1) a GDPR
Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co KG website uses the open source web analytics service Matomo, formerly Piwik, so that we can analyze the use of our website. Legal basis for the use of Matomo is your consent, Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Matomo uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and make an analysis of the use of the website possible. In addition, the information on the use of this website generated by the cookie is stored on our server. The IP address is rendered anonymous before being stored.
The information generated by the cookie regarding the use of this website is not disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies with an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you might not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. If you delete your cookies, this will mean that the Piwik opt-out cookie will also be deleted. Opt-out must then be reactivated at your next visit to our site.
You can decide whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored on your browser to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyze various statistical data. If you would like to decide against this, click the following link so that the Matomo deactivation cookie is stored in your browser.
Your visit to this website is captured by Matomo web analysis in real time. Click here to stop your visit being captured.
Links to other websites
Our Website has links that redirects you to our social networking pages of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, XING, Google +, and YouTube and other sites where we may have pages in future. These pages are hosted on separate sites that are governed by their own privacy policies. Please go through their privacy policies to get information on their Privacy Practices.
Changes to Privacy Notice
If you have any queries, complaints regarding the collecting, processing, transfer of personal data/information or regarding this policy please do contact our Data Protection Officer. For EPL Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG is that:
Institut für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit
Strehlener Straße 14
Fon: +49 351 27 57 90 57
Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by you or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the designated Grievance Officer as mentioned below via in writing or through email signed with the electronic signature to firstname.lastname@example.org
We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:
- Identification of the information provided by you;
- Clear statement as to whether the information is personal information or sensitive personal information;
- Your address, telephone number or e-mail address;
- A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the information has been processed incorrectly or disclosed without authorization, as the case may be;
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate, and that the information being complained about belongs to you;
EPL Limited shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.
What are cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our websites. This allows our websites to recognize your device from those of other users of the websites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies.
Measure and analyze the audience for each page in order to subsequently improve the ergonomics, browsing, or visibility of content; Measure the reliability of Website by analyzing the number of visits to its pages in real time, and offer varied ads that are adapted to users’ areas of interest; Cookies may also be saved by social media tools if you use these functionalities (e.g. Facebook, Twitter).
Type of Cookies
„First-Party-Cookies“ these are the cookies that belong to us and which we place on your device or are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by EPL Limited).
„Third-party cookies“ are cookies that another party places on your device through our site (For e.g. advertising agencies may place their cookies on our website which will collect tracking information and serve you with advertisements).
We use the following types of cookies
Session Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
The data collected by the websites and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will be kept in our database until we get explicit consent from you to remove all the stored cookies.
We categorize cookies as follows
These Cookies are necessary to allow us to operate our Sites so you may access them as you have requested. These Cookies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged in/out to access Site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Sites.
These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyse how the Sites are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies track what content are most frequently visited, watch history and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these Cookies may be correlated to you. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies, Matomo former Piwik, Comscore cookies.
These Cookies let us operate the Sites in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies permit us to “remember” you in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to deliver targeted advertising or limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns on EPL and other websites. They remember that you have visited one of our websites and this information is shared with other parties, including advertisers and our agencies. These cookies may also be linked to site functionality provided by third-parties such as Google DFP and Affinity. Do these cookies collect personal data/identify me? Most types of these cookies track consumers via their Device ID or IP address therefore they may collect personal data. Based on the type of cookies used by the relevant third-party, the information these cookies collect may include personal data but they would not be able to directly identify you as an individual or have any of your personal information such as Name, E-mail id or mobile number
Managing advertising cookies
Please note that if you want to opt out from receiving targeted advertising, this does not mean that you will receive less advertising when you use our Website. This just means that the advertising you see will not be as customized to you. However if you still want to switch off third-party advertising cookies, you can turn do this by visiting the Internet Advertising Bureau’s consumer advice site, Youronlinechoices.com This will give you a list of all cookies that are currently set on your device and how to opt out of each of them. For more information about and to opt out of interest based ads from many ad networks, go to: European Union: www.youronlinechoices.eu
If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section for cookie settings w.r.t your browser that may be Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox etc.
Please note that if your browser setting is already setup to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites.
If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.
For more information on the development of user-profiles and the use of targeting/advertising Cookies, please see www.youronlinechoices.eu if you are located in Europe or www.aboutads.info/choices if in the United States.
Cookie Consent Banner
You may see a “cookie banner” on our websites and dashboards. When you consent in this manner, we and our advertising partners may set advertising cookies on the site you are visiting and on other of our websites, dashboards, and services. We’ll display the banner to you periodically, just in case you change your mind.
WE RESPECT YOUR PRIVACY!!