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PDS International Limited (PDS) is a consultancy and training company for the printing industry. In addition PDS also offers new and preowned printing equipment via and eshots.

This Privacy Statement explains the types of personal data we collect, how we use that information, who we share it with, how we protect that information and your rights in relation to your personal data.

By accessing and browsing our website, you confirm that you agree to this Policy Statement. If you have any requests concerning your personal data or any queries with regard to these practices, please contact


PDS, as a data controller, is committed to protecting your personal information. Our principal place of business is at PDS International, Innovation Way, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 1JL, UK. More information about PDS can be found at Our principal contact is Carol Swift.


When you visit and browse our websites directly or via email hyperlinks (including when you complete an enquiry or web sign up form) or when you speak to us by telephone or email, you may give us personal information about yourself. We also collect information about the transactions you undertake through this site (See Payments). We collect information to process your enquiries about machines, consultancy and training. We collect additional information about your visit to our website using cookies (See Use of Cookies).

The information you give us may include the following: your name, postal address, email address, IP address, phone number, mobile number, and information about your role and company profile such as job title, job function and seniority, company name.

We also collect information on your profile such as your areas of business, company size, your industry, your plans to purchase equipment or services what budget you may have, interests in other PDS products and services. Profile information helps us provide you with relevant communications and services.


Why we use your personal data How do we use personal data for this purpose? What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?
Provide you with PDS products and services. To carry out our obligations under a contract with you, for example where you have purchased consultancy work from us. We process your personal data to deliver our contractual obligations to you.
Personalise our products and services To deliver service that meets your requirements and expectations, for example, ensuring you receive information on features that are relevant to you and your business. It is in our legitimate business interest to meet your needs and give you the best customer experience we can.
Manage your enquiries and offer customer services and support To contact you via your preferred channel (such as email, phone or mail) to provide further information related to your enquiry. We may also contact you by similar channels to respond to your request for help or support. It is in our legitimate business interest to fulfil your enquiry request so that you can receive information relevant to your enquiry or request for help and support.
Administer orders relating to third party suppliers To carry out necessary administration to provide our suppliers with information to complete your obligations. We may share your personal data with these third party companies for this purpose. Please contact us to opt out at any time. Sharing personal information such as name, address, company name, email and phone of the company is fulfilling a contractual and legal obligation. Contractors who offer additional services may contact you to offer your relevant services. It is in our legitimate business interest to share your personal data so that you can benefit from these services if required.
Provide you with information of our products and services To keep you informed of other PDS products and services that may be of interest to you. This will be in accordance with any preferences that you may have indicated when you completed a registration form or other data capture form. Please contact us to opt out at any time. It is in our legitimate business interest to keep you up to date with future events that you wish to attend based on your previous registration or attendance at our events or other services such as our Awards programme or newsletter.
Carry out aggregated and anonymised research about engagement with our products and services To understand customer requirements and expectations, and to continuously improve the products and services that we offer. It is in our legitimate business interest to meet your needs and give you the best customer experience we can.


We use personal data captured during video footage to promote products and services as follows:

By taking part in the interview, you agree to how PDS will use your personal data. In this instance personal data means your imagery on film which also includes your interview which will be attributed to you - name, job title, company name.

Signage will also indicate that general filming and photography will be taking place at our events. We do not obtain consent for this. However, if an individual or organisation asks us to not to include them in the shot, due to a concern about privacy, we should normally do so, unless it is editorially justified to continue.

You can update your preferences at any time by sending your request to


We use cookies to gather information about your visit to our website and to keep track of your preferences and browsing patterns, building up a demographic profile. This helps us to improve our websites including features, content and functionality. Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies. For more information on how to do this and to see which cookies we use, please see our Cookie Policy


PDS uses third party services to help maintain the security and performance of PDS websites. To deliver this service, it processes the IP addresses of visitors to PDS websites. We do not store credit card details.

We also use third party services and systems to provide some functions on our own websites, and marketing functions. These include social media platforms, web analytics services, event registration services and exhibition catalogue publishers. When using their systems, their standard privacy terms apply.

We do not share personal data with any other third parties for any other purpose except as required to do so by government bodies and law enforcement agencies. In the future, we may share your personal data with partners and sponsors and we will always ask for your consent to do so. You can withdraw this consent at any time by contacting


Our website may contain links to other websites that are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Statement. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their privacy statement, which may differ from ours.


We do not store credit card details on our servers and all transactions are processed through a gateway provider (PayPal).

PDS cannot be held responsible for any external events outside of our control which may prevent you from attending a PDS Event. Paid-for registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

For further information on our refund policy for our conferences and other PDS events, please refer to Terms and Conditions.

For payment enquiries please contact or write to Carol Swift at our principal address.


You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. We aim to provide you with all a file of all the information we hold on you within 30 days. We may not be able to provide you with information we hold about you if it would unreasonably affect the privacy of another individual or if by giving you access it poses a serious threat to another individual). To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email or write to us at our principal place of business.


When you receive a marketing email from PDS, you can update your personal details and contact preferences using forms at the footer of the message and following the instructions. This is specific to PDS events, communication channels such as email, phone and mail, and other products and services such as our newsletter. These changes are made directly into our systems. In most cases, these updates are immediate. On some occasions, this may take a little longer, so we aim to process all changes within 30 days of notification.

Outside of these emails, if at any point you would like us to stop processing your data for direct marketing purposes, please contact or write to us at our principal place of business. We will remove you from all future direct marketing communications and add you to suppression lists to ensure that your personal data is not used for this purpose.


We may retain the personal data you provide us for as long as is needed to provide your products and services as listed in this policy. Once the retention period has expired, according to our retention schedule, it will be deleted from the server using appropriate deletion routines to ensure that the information cannot be recovered.

Data may persist in copies made for back up and business continuity purposes for additional times, including information required for regulatory and legal compliance.


Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means for instance that data you pass to us may be processed outside the European Economic Area, although the data will always be held securely and in line with the requirements of UK data protection legislation (including GDPR). By communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.


We keep our privacy statement under regular review and reserve the right to make changes at any time. We will place any updates on this webpage.





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