1. Administrator means Sharda Cropchem Limited  with its registered office in Prime Business Park Dashrathlal Joshi Road Vile Parle (West) Mumbai – 400056, India.
  2. Personal data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, who can be identified by reference to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity, including – if such data allow identification of the User – the IP of the equipment, location data, Internet identifier or information collected via cookie files and other similar technologies.
  3. Privacy Policy – this Privacy Policy.
  4. GDPR – Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).
  5. Website – the Internet web page managed by the Administrator, operating in shardacropchem.uk domains and mobile applications.
  6. Cookie files mean small text files stored on the User’s telecommunications terminal equipment (computer, telephone, tablet etc.) while using the Website, allowing recording and retrieving information that the Administrator or other entities providing services to the Administrator use for various purposes (e.g. analytical or statistical ones).
  7. Third-party cookies – cookies set by Administrator’s partners via the Website.
  8. User – each and every natural person visiting the Website or using one or more services  or functionalities of the Website, for the benefit of whom electronic services may be provided or with whom electronic services agreement may be entered into, in accordance with the Rules and provisions law.
  1. This Privacy Policy describes the rules of using cookie files and other similar technologies collected while the Website is being used by the User.
  2. In connection with the User’s usage of the Website, the Administrator collects his/her data to the extent necessary to provide particular offered services, as well as it collects information about the User’s browsing activity on the Website, including the IP of the device, location data, the Internet identifier and information collected via cookie files and other similar technologies.
  3. The usage of the Website is possible without having to open an account by the User. Where this is the case, providing personal data on a registration form is not required while using the Website. Such data may be provided on a contact form. The processed data cover information about the Website usage.
  4. Providing personal data is not a statutory requirement, viz. the User is not legally required to submit his or her data for the purpose of creating an account on the Website, however, providing data marked as required preconditions opening an account on the Website. Failure to provide data marked as required prevents opening an account on the Website and taking advantage of the functionalities that may be used, in accordance with the Rules of the Website, only after opening an account.
  5. Where the Website offers additional functionalities, such as an opportunity to order a newsletter or a commercial offer, the legal basis for personal data processing shall be an agreement between the User and the Administrator, which is concluded by acceptance of the Rules and the performance of which is subject to the User’s personal data processing.
  6. The Administrator collects data connected with the activity, e.g. time spent on the website, phrases searched for, the number of subsites, data and source of the visit.
  1. In connection with the use of the Website, cookie files or similar technologies are used to ensure the User access to the Website, to facilitate its operation and such information is also used to remember the User’s decisions (e.g. choice of fonts, contrast, acceptance of Privacy Policy), to maintain the User’s session (e.g. after logging in), to remember the password (upon consent), to collect information about the device of the User and his/her visit, aimed at ensuring security, as well as to analyse visits and adapt the content.
  2. Information acquired via cookies and similar technologies is not combined with other data of the Website Users, nor is it used by the Administrator to identify Users.
  3. Technologies similar to cookies include, inter alia, local storage, session storage and service workers, which function as follows: technology using separated part of the web browser memory, used to store data recorded by the Website.
  4. Two types of cookie files or similar technologies are used, with regard to their lifetime:
    1. session cookies – files stored on the User’s device until the User logs out or until he/she leaves the Website,
    2. persistent cookies – files stored on the User’s device until they are deleted by the User or until they expire at a date specified in the cookie attributes.
  5. The Administrator and other entities providing services for the benefit of the Administrator (e.g. analytical and statistical services) use cookie files for various purposes, which may be divided into the following categories:
    1. Cookies required to use the Website:
      • User-input cookies input into the website by the User (session identifier) for the duration of the session,
      • authentication cookies used for services requiring authentication for the duration of a session,
      • user-centric security cookies, e.g. used to detect authentication abuses,
      • multimedia player session cookies (e.g. flash cookies), for the duration of a session;
    2. Functional cookies, facilitating the proper functioning of the Service:
      • user interface customization cookies for the duration of a session or slightly longer,
      • tracking cookies used to track movement on the website, i.e. data analytics – these are files used to analyse the manner in which the Website is used by the User, to create statistics and reports on functioning of the Website.
  6. The Administrator uses third-party cookies for the following purposes:
    1. to present multimedia contents on the Website’s web pages, which are downloaded from the external website www.youtube.com [cookie manager: Google Inc. based  in the USA],
    2. Collection of general and anonymous statistical data via analytical tools: Google Analytics [cookie manager: Google Inc. based in the USA].
  7. Using the Website without changing the setting of the browser, i.e. with acceptance of cookies by default and similar technologies means consent to their use for the purposes specified above.
  8. The Administrator does not use the obtained information for marketing purposes.
  9. The User may, at any time, change setting of cookie files or similar technologies by changing privacy settings in a browser or application or by changing setting of his/her account on the Website, however, such a change may result in lack of access to some functions of the Website.
  10. Changing privacy settings is possible by selecting a suitable option in the settings of a browser or application. In the case of most popular browsers, the User may himself/herself manage the privacy settings, including cookies, in particular by acceptance of cookies, changing cookie settings and blocking or deleting cookies. The manner and scope of changes of privacy settings depend on the type or version of the browser or application the User takes advantage of. Detailed information relating to the changes of privacy settings is available on the websites of those web browser providers.

The Administrator process personal data of Users to:

  1. ensure access to the Website – pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) GDPR,
  2. comply with legal obligations – pursuant to Article  6(1)(c) GDPR,
  3. pursue legitimate interests of the Administrator or a third party – pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) GDPR:
    • addressing, to designated Users, notifications about interesting offers or contents via electronic communication, in particular via e-mail, providing, however, the User has expressed his/her relevant consent,
    • detection and elimination of any abuses,
    • internal purposes connected with the provision of services and conducting business activity, including evidentiary, analytical and statistical purposes.
  1. Personal data will be processed until the account is removed from the Website, and subsequently:
    1. for the duration stipulated for fulfilment of obligations arising from the provisions of law,
    2. until the limitation period has expired, as well as until completion of civil, enforcement, administrative and criminal proceedings requiring data processing, and in the event of reconciliation – until the purpose of reconciliation has been achieved or until it has been revoked, whichever occurs first.
  2. The User may delete cookies from his/her equipment by himself/herself. In order to clear out cookies from the User’s terminal equipment (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.), the browser cache and cookies should be deleted. The process of clearing cache and cookies should be made in the browser settings. The settings may differ, depending on the browser and its version.
  1. In view of personal data processing, the User has the right to:
    1. personal data rectification  – if during data collection an error occurred or if the data have changed, the User has the right to provide correct and up-to-date data and the Administrator  will have to rectify or update  them,
    2. access personal data – the User may exercise this right if he/she want to know which data are being processed.
    3. erasure of personal data – if the User finds that the data are no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which they were collected, the User has the right to request from the Administrator their erasure,
    4. restriction of processing – if the User has doubts whether the Administrator processes personal data properly, he/she may submit a request for restriction of processing,
    5. data portability – the User may receive and transfer from the Administrator to another entity personal data provided to the Administrator,
    6. object to personal data processing on the basis of legitimate interests pursued by the Administrator or by a third party, including profiling, due to reasons connected with a specific situation and to object to data processing for the purpose of direct marketing,
    7. withdraw consent at any time – the User has the right to withdraw consent previously given at any time without stating the reason; withdrawal of consent has no retroactive effect.
  2. In order to have a request for the exercise of the foregoing rights handled, a relevant  statement should be submitted to the address: eu.sales@shardaintl.com; moreover, the Administrator is authorised to verify the identity of the User, which prevents disclosure of information about the User to any unauthorized persons. In the case of Users who have not opened an account on the Website, the Administrator has no possibility to verify the User’s identity, as the data being processed relate only to the information about using the Website, without any information concerning the User’s identity.
  3. The Administrator shall not make any automated decisions in respect of the User, including decisions being the result of profiling.
  4. The User may lodge a complaint relating to personal data processing with supervisory authority involved in personal data protection. In the United Kingdom the President of the Personal Data Protection Office is such supervisory authority.
  5. The User shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.

Personal data of the Users may be transferred to the following categories of recipients:

  1. entities providing services to the Administrator, necessary to achieve the purpose of processing, including IT providers,
  2. entities providing technical, organisational or advisory support.

The Administrator does not intend to transfer personal data to a third country or international organisations.


The Administrator ensures data minimisation in respect of:

  1. adequacy of data to the purposes (quantity of data and the extent of processing),
  2. access to personal data,
  3. the period for which the personal data will be stored.

Any requests, statements and correspondence relating to personal data should be sent by e-mail to the address: eu.sales@shardaintl.com.