Wholesale distributors to merchants

in the building, roofing, fencing and agricultural trades.

Privacy Notice

Privacy Policy
John George & Sons Ltd (John George) has long recognised that individuals and other legal entities with whom we conduct business value their personal data. Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of John George. It is the goal of John George to balance the benefits of technology with the right of our customers and contacts to prevent the misuse of their personal data.

The information that you provide to John George or that John George acquires about you will always be used exclusively for the purposes listed in this policy to support your customer relationship with John George. It will not be given or sold to any outside organisation for its use in marketing and solicitation.

The Collection, Processing, Transfer and Use of Personal Data
In some circumstances, John George may request personal information from you, like your name, e-mail address, company name, business address, domain names, telephone or fax numbers, purchase history and ordering information and related data (altogether the "personal data"). Your response to such enquiries is strictly voluntary. John George also collects information about you with respect to the use of this web site (the “web site”); this information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part and encompasses information as to whether you visit the web site, how often you visit and what parts of the web site you visit most often.

John George uses your personal data to improve its web-based offerings as well as for other legitimate business purposes, such as order processing and after-sales services, by means of e-mail, post, fax or by calling you. We will only e-mail you marketing information if you have opted in to receive our Special Offers. You are free to unsubscribe at any time or opt out of receiving such communications in future by contacting us using the contact details given below.
In general, you can visit our web site without divulging any personal information. However, there are areas of the web site that require this information to complete their customisation functions and may not be available to those choosing not to reveal the information requested.

Disclosure to Third Parties
John George may disclose aggregate statistics about its web site visitors, customers and sales in order to describe its services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifying or identifiable information. John George may disclose personal data if required to do so by law or if it believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of John George or its employees, its web site or visitors to its web site. John George may also disclose personal data on the sale of the whole or any related part of John George & Sons Ltd’ business and/or assets.

Use of Cookies
We only use cookies for Google Analytics on our website, this helps us identify which pages on our website are of most interest to our customers, no personal data is collected. See below for more information:

Cookie Type: Persistent

Is it first or third party?Third party from Google
Cookie Purpose:Records how many times people have visited the site for Google Analytics purposes. Stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking of this information).
Cookie Duration:Expires - 10 days - 6 months
What data is held in the cookie?Stores each user’s amounts of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit, partly for double checking of this information.
Is there any personally identifiable data or is it all anonymous?Anonymous.
If there is any personally identifiable data state what it is and why it is there.No.
Is the cookie used to provide targeted advertising?No.
Where is the cookie used? How would a user be exposed to it? Used on all pages of the website.
What country users is the cookie aimed at, e.g. UK users?All users who visit the site.

Links to Other Web sites
This web site contains links to web sites not operated by John George & Sons Ltd. John George is not responsible for the data protection policies or the content of such web sites.

Your Rights & Your Consent
You may at any time review or ask for the rectification of your personal data held by John George as well as object, at no charge, to any further use of the same personal data, such as for direct marketing purposes (if you have opted in to receive it) by contacting us using the contact details below or unsubscribing from our eMarketing e-mails.

By using this web site, and providing your personal data to John George and/or generating personal data through the web site, you consent to the processing and transfer outside your jurisdiction and/or the European Economic Area of your personal data as set out in this data protection statement. John George reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time. If we make any substantial changes we will endeavour to notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web page.

Contact Details
Should you want to contact us at any time, you can do so by e-mail at websupport@johngeorge.co.uk, by phone on 0118 941 1234 or by post to John George & Sons Ltd, 2-4 Deacon Way, Reading, RG30 6AZ.


About John George

We are a family-run supplier dealing almost exclusively with independent merchants. We aim to provide 99% stock availability and next-day delivery where possible.

   0118 941 1234


   Registered Office:
      2-4 Deacon Way
      Reading, RG30 6AZ

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