Privacy Notice

This is the privacy notice of A Adamson & Co., Grangemouth. In this document, "we", "our", or "us" refer to A Adamson & Co., Grangemouth.

Our company office is at 5 Kerse Road, Grangemouth, United Kingdom. Telephone contact can be made on +44 (0)1324 665696 or by email on


This privacy notice aims to inform you about how we collect and process any information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. It covers information that could identify you, ie ‘personal information’. In the context of the law and this notice, ‘process’ means collect, store, transfer, use or otherwise act on information. It tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. Our policy is not just an exercise in complying with the law, but a continuation of our respect for you and your personal information.

We undertake to preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us. We do not share, sell, or disclose to a third party, any information collected through our website. We will not collect information unless it is used to deliver a better service or to give you relevant information.

Our policy complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (Act) incorporating the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In accordance with this legislation, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.

The law requires us to tell you about your rights and our obligations to you in regard to the processing and control of your personal data. We do this now, by requesting that you read the information provided at

Data we Collect

We may collect, use or store different kinds of personal data, which you have supplied either by telephone, email or through our website. We have collated these into groups as follows:-

  • - Data about your identity including information such as first name, last name, title, and other identifiers.
  • - Your contact information including data such as address, email address, telephone numbers and any other information you have given to us for the purpose of communication or meeting.
  • - Technical data including your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • - We may aggregate anonymous data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Anonymous data is data that does not identify you as an individual. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal information in law because it does not reveal your identity.
  • - However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal information so that it can identify you in any way, we treat the combined data as personal information and it will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Securely Using your Data

We use information held about you in the following ways:-

  • - To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • - To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may legitimately interest you. You can choose to opt-out of contact at any time.
  • - To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • - To notify you about changes to our service.

Occasionally we may incorporate cookie-generated data together with other data we hold to communicate with you in the most appropriate way. We may also compile and provide aggregate statistics about our site users, information requests, traffic patterns and any other related site information, but will never identify you as an individual.

Information about you will be kept secure and it will not be supplied to anyone else, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it. A Adamson & Co do not sell, rent or trade any personal information supplied by you to any third party.

Cookie Policy

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the United Kingdom’s Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), Data Protection Act and Information Commissioner’s Office guidance, this website follows the ‘Implied Consent’ basis for processing cookies. The first time you visit this website you will be informed that we use cookies. By continuing to browse this website you are implying your consent for us to use cookies.

A cookie is a very small text file placed on your computer. Cookies help us to:-

  • - Understand browsing habits on our website.
  • - Understand the number of visitors to our website and the pages visited.
  • - Remember you when you return to our website so we can provide you with a more personalised experience.

Most cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser, these are known as session cookies. Others, known as persistent cookies, are stored on your computer either until you delete them or they expire.

Disclosure and Sharing of your Information

At any time you may review or update personally identifiable information that we hold about you, by making contact with our office. To obtain a copy of any information, you should contact us to make that request. After receiving the request, we will tell you when we expect to provide you with the information, and whether we require any fee for providing it to you.

If you wish us to remove personally identifiable information from our records, you should contact us to make your request. When we receive any request to access, edit or delete personal identifiable information we shall first take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or otherwise taking any action. This is important to safeguard your information.

Complaints Policy

If you are not happy with our privacy policy or if you have any complaint then you should tell us. If a dispute is not settled then we hope you will agree to attempt to resolve it by engaging with us in a process of mediation or arbitration.

If you are in any way dissatisfied about how we process your personal information, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). This can be done at We would, however, appreciate the opportunity to talk to you about your concern before you approach the ICO.

Retention Period for Personal Data
Except as otherwise mentioned in this privacy notice, we keep your personal information only for as long as required by us:-

  • - To provide you with the services you have requested.
  • - To comply with other law, including for the period demanded by our tax authorities.
  • - To support a claim or defence in court.

Information will be retained for a period of 6 years.

Compliance with the Law

Our privacy policy has been compiled so as to comply with the law of every country or legal jurisdiction in which we aim to do business. If you think it fails to satisfy the law of your jurisdiction, we should like to hear from you.

Review of this Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy notice from time to time as necessary. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on our website on the day you use our website. We advise you to print a copy for your records.

If you have any question regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.