Data Protection

Data Protection

Privacy Notice

Who We Are

Standex Systems Ltd gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.

Standex Systems Ltd’s registered office is at Suite 11 – Newton House, Northampton Science Park, Kings Park Road, Northampton, NN3 6LG and we are a company registered in England and Wales under company number 02588465.

Information That We Collect

Standex Systems Ltd processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.

The personal data that we collect from is: –

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Landline Telephone Number
  • Mobile Telephone Number
  • Credit card / PayPal details for order purposes

We collect information in the below ways: –

Website orders, telephone orders, fax orders, email orders.


How We Use Your Personal Data (Legal Basis for Processing is Contract)

Standex Systems Ltd takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time.  The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below: –

  • Example: We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract or to provide a service and to ensure that orders are completed and can be sent out to your preferred address
  • Example: We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
  • Example: We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a customer and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests

Your Rights

You have the right to access any personal information that Standex Systems Ltd processes about you and to request information about: –

  • What personal data we hold about you
  • The purposes of the processing
  • The categories of personal data concerned
  • The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
  • How long we intend to store your personal data for
  • If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source

If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.

You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us. Where applicable, you have the right to data portability of your information and the right to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.

If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.

Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information

We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement.Standex Systems Ltd uses Sawford Bullard to provide the below services and business functions; however, all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

Sawford Bullard

We use Sawford Bullard to do our payroll, tax returns and audit and they act in the capacity of a processor on our behalf. The only information we provide them with is your name, address and order details to meet business and legal requirements.

For more information about Sawford Bullard, please read their Privacy Notice at


Standex Systems Ltd uses Mailchimp which is an online marketing platform used to send and manage email campaigns. Mailchimp are operated by the Rocket Science Group LLC based in the State of Georgia in the United States.

For more information about Mailchimp, please read their Privacy Notice at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Safeguarding Measures

Standex Systems Ltd takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: –

restricted access, IT authentication, firewalls, anti-virus/malware etc.


Transfers Outside the EU

Personal data in the European Union is protected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) but some other countries may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. Standex Systems Ltd uses Mailchimp which is an online marketing platform used to send and manage email campaigns. Mailchimp are operated by the Rocket Science Group LLC based in the State of Georgia in the United States.


Consequences of Not Providing Your Data

You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Standex Systems Ltd however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services and deliver your products you have ordered from us, we will not be able to offer some/all our services without it.


How Long We Keep Your Data

Standex Systems Ltd only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. We are required under UK tax law to keep your basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 6 years after which time it will be destroyed.

Where you have consented to us using your details for direct marketing, we will keep such data until you notify us otherwise and/or withdraw your consent.