Privacy Policy

Privacy & the use of cookies

This privacy and use of cookies statement sets out the basis on which personal data Thio Materials (“we” or “us”) collect from you, or that you provide to us via this website (the “Site”), will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1988 and 2003 (the “Act”), the data controller is Thio Materials.

Information we collect

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on this Site;
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence; and
  • Details of your visits to our Site and the resources that you access.

Examples of such information are: name, mobile telephone number, email address and occupation.

We do not collect any information about individuals using the Site, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them to use.

Use of your information

The information collected may be used to:

  • Send you information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you;
  • Ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; and/or
  • Provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our Site visitors’ traffic patterns with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.

Your rights

In addition to our technical safeguards, your personal data is protected under applicable data protection law. In keeping with our data protection obligations the personal data we hold about you shall be:

  • Processed lawfully and fairly;
  • Be accurate, relevant and not excessive;
  • Kept up to date, where necessary; and
  • Retained for not longer than is necessary.

We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your personal data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose that information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at .

 Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if:

  • Required by our services providers to operate this Site;
  • All or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us will be one of the transferred assets; and/or
  • We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.

Data Storage

Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or service providers, and by using our Site or by providing consent to us (where required by law), you agree to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.

Access to your information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a nominal charge.

Thio Materials treats all the data held with the utmost care and security. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Our Site 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 notices 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.

Changes to this statement

Any changes to this statement will be posted here.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be addressed to