Privacy Policy

This Policy sets out the obligations of Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd data regarding data protection and peoples’ rights in respect of their personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd are required to gather and use certain information about companies, clients, projects, specifications, etc. These can include customers, suppliers, business contacts, employees and other people the organisation have a relationship with and/or likely to have business dealings with. 

Personal Data

GDPR defines “personal data” as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.

This Policy sets out the procedures that are to be followed when dealing with personal data. The procedures and principles set out herein must be followed at all times by Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd, its employees, agents, contractors, or other parties working on behalf of Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd.

Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd are committed not only to legal adherence but also to the spirit of the law and places high importance on the correct, lawful and fair handling of all personal data, respecting the legal rights, privacy and trust of all individuals with whom it deals or handles personal information on.


The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) can investigate complaints, audit Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd use or other Processing of Personal Data and take action against Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd (and individually in some cases) for breach of the law. Action may include making Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd pay a fine and/or stopping the use by Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd of Personal Data which may prevent Hinch Plant & Contractors Ltd from carrying on its educational and associated functions. An organisation that breaches one or more laws on Personal Data often receive negative publicity which can lead to reputation damage to the company, its associated partners and individuals.

Any breach of or failure to comply with this policy, particularly any deliberate release of Personal Data to an unauthorised third party, may result in disciplinary or other appropriate action.

Data Protection Principles

This Policy aims to ensure compliance with GDPR.

GDPR sets out the following principles with which any party handling personal data must comply. All personal data must be:


Processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject.
Collected for specified, explicit & legitimate purposes & not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
Further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with initial purposes.
Adequate, relevant & limited to what is necessary in relation to purposes for which it is processed.
Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that is inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, is erased or rectified without delay.
Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed.
Personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of the data subject.
Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
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