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Disclaimer

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS DISCLAIMER AND PRIVACY STATEMENT, AND YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THEM.

References to "you" or "your" means you, the person or entity who is accessing or viewing this website, and references to "we", "us", "our", "Catalyst" means Catalyst and each of its affiliates, subsidiaries and parent companies.

  1. Your Undertakings

    You agree that you will not use this website or any data, material or information made available on or through this website, in any format whatsoever, including (without limitation) any data files, text, computer software, images, graphics, photos, video clips, sound, audio files, directories or databases ("Website Content"):

    1. in any way that breaches any applicable laws, regulations, codes, guidelines or orders;

    2. in any way that contravenes or infringes upon any of our rights or any third party’s rights (including any Intellectual Property Rights, as defined below);

    3. to send, communicate or engage in any harassing, disruptive, offensive, abusive, threatening, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing behaviour, or behaviour that causes annoyance, inconvenience, needless anxiety or is intended to deceive.

      for any purpose not expressly permitted by the terms of this Disclaimer or Privacy Statement.

    You agree not to take any action or allow any third party to take any action that would interfere with or disrupt this website, or the servers and networks through which this website is operated, or which would enable you, or any third party, to gain unauthorised access to, or to tamper with or use any of our computer systems or networks.

    You agree not to disclose, distribute, use, copy or compile any personal data or contact information made available on this website for any purpose (including, without limitation, to send any marketing materials) not expressly permitted by this website, unless you receive our express prior consent to do so.

  2. Warranties and Disclaimers

    All information contained on this website is intended for reference only. Catalyst does not guarantee the truth, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information, and accepts no liability (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) for any loss or damage howsoever arising from or in reliance on the content of this website.

    Although this website includes links to other third-party websites, Catalyst has not participated in the development of those other sites and does not monitor or exert any editorial or other control over those websites. Access to and use of such other websites is at the user's own risk. Catalyst is not responsible for and makes no representations or warranties with regard to such other websites, or any content or information contained in those websites. Links to and from this website do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Catalyst of the third parties or their products/services.

    Catalyst does not warrant the security of any information which may be provided to any third party and is not responsible for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any access to or interaction with any other websites via this website.

    This website is provided "as is" and "as available". To the fullest extent permitted by law, Catalyst Limited expressly excludes any warranty or representation of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties or implied terms of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or non-infringement. Without prejudice to the foregoing, Catalyst does not warrant that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted, secure or error free or that this website will be free from any viruses, worms or any other anomalies.

    Any materials, including Website Content, downloaded or otherwise obtained or accessed through this website is at your sole risk and discretion, and you shall be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other devices or loss of data that results from such.

  3. Limitation of Liability

    To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we shall not be liable to you in contract, tort or otherwise for any losses, damages, claims, judgments, actions, costs, legal fees, expenses, fines or penalties, whatsoever (including, without limitation, any special, indirect, direct, punitive, incidental or consequential losses, loss of business, loss of data or loss of profit), which may arise in relation to this website or the Website Content, irrespective of whether or not we were advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such losses.

  4. Intellectual Property Rights

    All Intellectual Property Rights in this website and the Website Content belong to Catalyst. You have no right to use any of our (or our licensors) trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, copyright, domain names or any other Intellectual Property Rights.

    You may not distribute, modify, transmit, copy or use any Website Content in any manner for public or commercial purposes without prior written permission from Catalyst.

    The products, technology or processes described on this website may be the subject of other Intellectual Property Rights owned by Catalyst or by other third parties. No licence is granted to you in respect of those Intellectual Property Rights.

    Without prejudice to the rest of this Clause 4, all marks which are identified with the symbol ® or ™ are trade or service marks belonging to and used by Catalyst. Use of such marks is prohibited without the prior written consent of Catalyst.

    For the purposes of this Disclaimer and Policy Statement, "Intellectual Property Rights" shall mean any copyright, trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, corporate names, Internet domain names, patents, registered designs, database rights, rights in designs, topography, know-how, trade secrets or any similar right or proprietary right, whether registered or not, and all applications or rights to apply for the same (where such applications can be made), whether presently existing or created in the future, anywhere in the world, and all benefits, privileges, or rights to sue, recover damages and obtain relief for any past, current or future infringement, misappropriation or violation of any of the foregoing rights.

  5. Changes to the Disclaimer and Privacy Statement

    We may amend the terms of this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion without any notice or liability to you. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the latest version of this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement shall be posted on this website. If you continue to use this website after the amended version has been posted, you agree to be bound by such amendments to this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement. It is your responsibility to regularly check this website to see if there are any changes to the Disclaimer and Privacy Statement.

  6. Changes to this Website

    We may, in our sole discretion and at any time, without notice to you, add to, amend, remove, alter, suspend or terminate this website or any Website Content.

  7. General

    1. Severability

      If any of the terms of this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement are found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, it will be severed and the remaining terms will continue in full force and effect as if this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement had been made without the invalid, illegal or unenforceable terms. Each clause and sub-clause herein shall be treated as a separate and independent provision, and the unenforceability of any one clause shall not impair the enforceability of any of the other clauses.

    2. Entire Agreement

      This Disclaimer and Privacy Statement contain the entire agreement between you and us and replaces all previous written or oral agreements in relation to this website and the Website Content.

    3. Waiver

      A failure or delay by us to exercise any right or to act upon a breach in relation to this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement will not be a waiver of that right or breach. Any waiver by us of any of our rights or of a breach of this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement must be in writing, and such waiver is limited to that particular right or breach stated therein.

    4. Assignment

      You may not transfer any of your rights or obligations under the terms of this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement without our written consent. We may transfer our rights or obligations or both to any person or entity, including any of our affiliates, without your consent.

    5. Language

      If this Disclaimer and Privacy Statement are translated into any other language, the English language version shall prevail.

PRIVACY POLICY

Algreta Solutions Limted ("we", "us" "our" or “Algreta”) of registered office Aintree Avenue, White Horse Business Park, Trowbridge, United Kingdom, BA14 0XB with offices at Unit 3, Gordon Road, High Wycombe, HP13 6EQ is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and data protection rights.

Algreta Solutions Limted is part of the Li & Fung Group and is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") with registration number 05163268.

This policy sets out how we will process the personal data that we collect about you through your use of our website catalyst-direct.com (the "Website") in accordance with applicable data protection laws (including Regulation (EU) 2016/679 known as the General Data Protect

Please read this policy carefully to understand our practices regarding how we treat your personal data. For further information, please contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@lifung.com.

INFORMATION WE PROCESS ABOUT YOU

"Personal data", or personal information, means any information that can personally identify you, such as your name, address and contact details.

We may collect and process the following personal data about you connected to your use of the Website:

    • Information that you provide by submitting forms on the Website, such as your name, email address and company name on the "contact us" form.
    • Information that you provide to us if you contact us to report a problem with our Website, this may include, for example, your contact details in order for us to let you know when the problem has been resolved.
    • Usage data detailing your visits to our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources that you access. Please see "cookies" below for further information.
    • We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you (for example details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs or health information) nor any information about criminal convictions and offences.
    • Note that we (or another member of the Li & Fung Group) may process information about you if you become a customer, supplier or employee. You will be provided with a separate privacy policy in such instances.

WHY WE PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION

      • We use the personal information that we collect about you through your use of the Website in the following ways:
      • To ensure that content on the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device.
      • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
      • To notify you about changes to our service.
      • To respond to any enquiry that you submit on the “contact us” form.

OUR LAWFUL GROUNDS

We process the personal data collected through your use of the Website for our legitimate interests, namely to improve your experience of our Website and to remember your preferences. Where we process your personal data for the purposes of communicating with you we have legitimate interests in providing you with excellent customer service which includes sending you content and information that we feel will be of interest to you or that you have requested.

Your personal data may also be used for other purposes for which you give your permission, for example, in order to conduct surveys or research. We may also use your personal data when required by law or otherwise where lawfully permitted.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA

If you contact us through our Website but do not become a business customer or supplier we will delete your personal data after three years of your first communication. If you do become a business customer or supplier we will retain your information up to a maximum period of six years from the end of our relationship with you. We retain information in accordance with our Data Retention Policy.

STORING AND SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

Our servers are predominantly located within the EEA (European Economic Area). We also use servers outside the EEA, in which case we will ensure that all reasonable steps necessary are taken to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and in accordance with Data Protection Laws.

We may share your personal information within the Li & Fung group to ensure that your enquiry is dealt with by the appropriate entity. This may involve transferring your data outside the EEA, for example, as our head office is located in Hong Kong. In respect of such transfers we rely upon our international data sharing agreement which incorporates model contractual clauses to protect the transfer of personal data outside the EEA.

We may also 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 we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others

in order for them to provide us with services, for example, cloud storage, search engine facilities,

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have specific rights under Data Protection Laws in respect of the personal data we process about you. If you seek to exercise your rights we will explain whether or not the right applies to you. Please be aware that if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive we may refuse to deal with your request or charge a reasonable fee for dealing with it.

Your rights include:

      • The right of access to the personal data we hold.
      • The right to rectify (i.e. correct) your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete.
      • The right to delete your personal data, but only in specific circumstances, for example where the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was originally collected or processed. It may not therefore be possible for us to delete the information we hold about you if you request this, for example, if we have an ongoing contractual relationship with you.
      • The right to restrict processing in specific circumstances, for example while we are reviewing the accuracy or completeness of data, or deciding on whether any request for erasure is valid. In such cases we shall continue to store the data, but not further process it until such time as we have resolved the request.
      • The right to data portability which means the right to receive, move, copy or transfer your personal data to another controller in certain circumstances, namely when we are processing your personal information based on consent or on a contract and the processing is carried out by automated means.
      • The right to object in cases where processing is based upon our legitimate interests and to object to direct marketing (as detailed above).

Please contact us at eudpo@lifung.com if you would like to exercise any of your data protection rights or if you have any queries in respect of your rights.

COOKIES

When you visit the Website we use cookies to maintain your connection to the Website. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree.

Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Website and also allows us to improve the Website where necessary. By continuing to browse the Website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. If you do not agree to the use of cookies, please stop using the Website immediately. Note that if you disable the use of cookies in your settings you may lose some useful functionality of our Website.

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

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

Name of cookie Purpose of the cookie

Google Analytics

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This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (eg how long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed) and also tells us how many visitors we have had.

This cookie distinguishes users from each other
This cookie distinguishes users from each other
This cookie stops too many users from accessing the website

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our Website.

COMPLAINTS

If you have a complaint relating to data protection please contact dpo@lifung.com or write to us at LF Europe Limited, Centenary House, Centenary Way, Salford, Manchester, M50 1RF.

Alternatively, you can complain to our supervisory authority, the ICO by telephoning 0303 123 113 or writing to Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF. Further details can be found at www.ico.org.uk.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information on this policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer at dpo@lifung.com.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our 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.

This version was last updated on 26/09/2018.