This web page describes the practices of Sonoco Alcore and Sonoco Products Company with respect to the collection of user information from this website and the use and disclosure of such information.
This document only applies to this website and does not address information we obtain from places other than our website. In addition, other Sonoco sites and other sites on the web (including those we link to) have their own practices;in all cases we encourage you to verify the available notices, ask questions and to provide data only to sites whose practices you understand and trust.
We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways. However,we do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, such as by browsing our website, filling out a form or survey, entering a contest or sweepstakes, registering your email address with us or emailing us.
By submitting your personally identifiable information to us, you unambiguously and explicitly consent to our collection and the way we make use of that information for the purposes set out below.
All personally identifiable information collected via this website is processed by:
Sonoco Alcore NV
Jan Emiel Mommaertslaan 18 A
We do not wish to obtain personally identifiable information from children who are using our site unsupervised. Thus, we ask children to obtain the consent of their parent or guardian before providing us with any personally identifiable information. By your continued use of our website, you indicate unambiguously that you either are an adult or have obtained the consent of your parent or guardian.
How will we collect your personally identifiable information?
When you fill out a contact form on our website we always ask for your name, e-mail address and phone number. For certain requests for information we will also ask you about the company you work for. If you fill out the contact form for an inquiry related to employment, we will ask you to provide information regarding your professional situation. By clicking the “SUBMIT” button, you indicate that you consent explicitly and unambiguously with our processing of your personally identifiable information.
If you choose to contact us via e-mail or via our social media channels, we will collect the information you send to us including your name, e-mail address, social media alias and any other information you choose to include. By sending an e-mail or a social media message, you indicate that you consent explicitly and unambiguously with our processing of your personally identifiable information.
How and why will we use your personally identifiable information?
Sonoco Alcore reserves the right to use information collected through and within our website for our business purposes. If you provide us with information such as telephone number, mailing address or email address, we may contact you via the provided medium.
We may also send you commercial messages and updates regarding our products and services and those of our affiliates. We use personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information for internal marketing purposes and for site administration, including statistical analyses regarding your use of our website.
We may also use your personally identifiable information to prevent and stop any damaging, fraudulent or otherwise illegitimate use of our website.
We do not make available any personal information that we collect from you to any organizations or companies other than our affiliates nor do we transfer your personal information to any country outside the EEA without your explicit consent.
What are your rights with regard to our use of your personally identifiable information?
You have the right to request access to all personally identifiable information that we possess as a consequence of your use of this website.
You have the right to ask that we correct that personally identifiable information if you find that we use information that is incorrect or inaccurate.
You have the right to oppose our use of your personally identifiable information for direct marketing, and this without incurring a charge or having to provide a justification. Such right may be exercised easily by clicking the unsubscribe link in the e-mails we send you.
To exercise these rights, you may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For security reasons, we will only handle your request if you provide us with proof of your identity.We also ask that, if you ask us to correct personally identifiable information,that you provide proof as to why they need to be corrected.
We will try to respond to your request in a timely fashion. Note, however, that we reserve the right to refuse your request if it is clearly submitted to cause nuisance or harm to Sonoco Alcore, e.g. by sending an excessive amount of requests in short order.
We use industry-standard methods to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access. Among other techniques, we usually store such information on a computer behind our "firewall" in a secure location, and we often restrict the number of employees internally who can access such data. Of course, there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet. Further, please note that a third-party web host, whose actions we do not control, operates our servers.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive and contain certain information and sometimes personally identifiable information.
You can avoid cookies being placed by configuring your browser settings appropriately. Guidelines as to how to change your browser settings can be found here:
However, not allowing cookies to be placed or used when visiting this website may cause certain or all of the features of the website to stop functioning properly.
This website uses mainly two types of cookies:
- statistical cookies which help us gain an overall insight in how internet users use our website
- tracking cookies which help us gain insight how you as a user experience our website.
You may find more details on the cookies we use below.
The reasons why we use these cookies are:
- to improve user experience when visiting our website
- to provide you with more adequate and precise information regarding our products and services.
Apart from the information contained in the cookies, we also receive your IP address, which we use for the same reasons as the cookies.
Detailed information regarding the cookies we use
For the functionalities offered by these cookies, we rely on third party service providers, particularly:
The personally identifiable information collected via the cookies may be sent to the third party service providers listed above.
The statistical Google Analytics cookies we use are:
- _ga[expires after two years]
- _gat[expires after ten minutes]
More information about these cookies can be found here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#gajs.
The tracking cookies we use are:
- uvc[expires after two years, AddThis cookie]
- dt[expires after one month, AddThis cookie]
- bt2[expires after 257 days, AddThis cookie]
- di2[expires after two years, AddThis cookie]
- uid[expires after two years, AddThis cookie
- vc[expires after two years, AddThis cookie]
- loc[expires after two years, AddThis cookie]
- _atuvc[expires after two years, AddThis cookie]
- _atuvs[expires after thirty minutes, AddThis cookie]
- cuvid[expires after two years, ClickDimensions cookie]
- cusid[expires after thirty minutes, ClickDimensions cookie]
- cuvon[expires after thirty minutes, ClickDimensions cookie]
More information on AddThis cookies can be found here: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
More information on ClickDimensions cookies can be found here:
http://clickdimensions.com/about/privacy-policy/ and http://help.clickdimensions.com/clickdimensions-cookies-for-web-analytics/
Amendments to this policy will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted.