Privacy Policy

Here's the privacy policy on Bioplastics News.

Bioplastics News (“” or the “Website”) is a website run and managed by Axel Barrett. I am firmly committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.

You may be asked to provide or submit personal data or information on this website.

The following policy sets out the basis on which any personal data or information will be processed.

Third Party Software

It’s important to understand the following …

Several web tools, software and programs are needed to run a website such as The data or information that you provide will be stored and may be processed by these third party web service and software providers.

These companies are very professional. However, I rely on these companies as much as you do! And all risks cannot be excluded.

Data collection

In order to improve the products, services and communications with you, data may be collected from you. 

When you provide or submit any personal data or information, you consent to the collection and usage of that information according to your preferences.

Information that may be collected from you and process:

  • Information that you provide at the time of filling in forms on the website, including but not limited to; subscribing to the news or marketing emails, registering to webinars or other offerings, making an enquiry, requesting to download a document, entering a competition or completing a survey.
  • This data may include, but is not limited to; your name, address, phone number and email address.
  • You may also be asked to provide additional information such as your professional interests and your experiences with us as well as more detailed contact preferences.
  • If you use a contact form or email, a record of that correspondence may be kept.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through this website and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  • Details of your visits to this website and the resources that you access and/or download


You can find the cookie policy here: Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of this website. This helps to provide a good experience when you browse on this website and also allows to improve this website. uses cookies to:

  • Customise elements of the promotional layout and/or content of the pages of the website.
  • Improve the website(s) and learn which parts are most popular to visitors. To do this, we gather statistical information about how our visitors use the website(s) including device-specific data such as the IP address of the device (collected and stored in an anonymised format); the device screen size; the device type and browser information; country of location; and the preferred language used to display the website(s). Our servers also automatically record information including the referring domain; the pages visited; and the date and time when website(s) pages were accessed.

Third-party cookies we use:

  • Google analytics:These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For more information please see:

Data storage

Where we store your personal data:

  • The data collected from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for for one my suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
  • I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.
  • All information you provide is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted.
  • Where you have been given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of this website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not share a password with anyone.
  • Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although, all measures will be taken to protect your personal data, it’s impossible to guarantee the security of your data transmitted to this website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once you have submitted your information, strict procedures and security features will be used to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Data use

  • To ensure that content from this website 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 interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To notify you about changes or updates to our service.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so
  • If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please unsubscribe via the link at the bottom of any of our emails.

Circumstances involving the disclosure of your information

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If a third party provide services for us, limited to the following purposes:
    1. Understanding the use of our site and making improvements
    2. Administering a mailing list for customers that have registered for such list
  • Responding to requests from or providing any necessary notices to you
  • Protecting the security or integrity of our site
  • Otherwise administering or managing our site software.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • We may disclose your personal information to any of our subsidiaries, our parent company and any of our parent company’s other subsidiaries (“our group”).
  • We may disclose your personal information to third parties in which you have downloaded a piece of content and prior notice has been given to you.

Your rights

  • You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by unsubscribing from communications via a link at the bottom of our emails.
  • Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Their inclusion cannot be taken to imply any endorsement or validation by us of the content of said website.

Access to information

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.

Changes to the privacy policy

Any changes made to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.


Stripe is the software used for selling paid subscriptions through credit cards payments. Stripe will process credit card payments for payment, analytics, and other business services. Stripe collects identifying information about the devices that connect to its services. Stripe uses this information to operate and improve the services it provides to us, including for fraud detection. You can learn more about Stripe and read its privacy policy at


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed through a form accessible on the following page:

Contact me

Additional Links

  • Our Privacy Policy explains our principles when it comes to the collection, processing, and storage of your information and data.
  • Our Terms of Service are the legal agreements between a service provider and a person who wants to use that service
  • Our Cookie Policy explains how we, our partners, and users of our services deploy cookies, as well as the options you have to control them.

To manage a website, you need to use software. Here’s the cookie policy for the software that I use. Cookie Policy from Automattic

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