Policies

Terms & Conditions of Use

Welcome to our website (the “Website”). If you continue to browse and use the Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern Hollco Limited’s relationship with you in relation to the Website.

If you do not wish to be bound by these terms you should not access or use the Website.

Hollco Limited may change these terms from time to time by updating this page. You may not be told when such changes occur so please check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree with any changes. You will be deemed to have accepted any modifications if you continue to use the Website after they have been posted. These terms are effective from 1st April 2011.

For your convenience, the following links may be used to navigate this document:

Terminology Used
Using the Website
Intellectual Property Rights
Availability
Virus Protection & Compatibility
Links to Third Party sites
Monitoring
Registered Users
Disclaimer
Copyright Notice

Terminology Used

The term ‘Hollco Limited’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Unit 1, Hawthorn Court, Bourton Business Park, Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos, GL54 2HQ, United Kingdom. Our company registration number is 2491886 and place of registration England. Our VAT Number is GB 536 6103 57.

‘TTG - The Traffic Group’ refers to a group of companies, of which we are a subsidiary.

The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Using the Website

The use of the Website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of the Website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on the Website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on the Website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through the Website meet your specific requirements.
Unauthorised use of the Website or services it offers may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
Certain downloads or services provided by the Website have specific terms and conditions relating to their use. You will be presented with such terms as appropriate.
Authorisation may be required to access certain areas of the Website. Registration, payment or subscription may be required to access such areas of the Website and separate terms may apply. You will be presented with such terms as appropriate.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Website, and all the information and graphic representations or images on it (“Content”), are owned by, or licensed to Hollco Limited. The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Content are the sole and exclusive property of or its licensors.

You may view the Website on your computer screen and print its contents on your printer or download extracts to a local hard disk for your personal and non-commercial use only. For the avoidance of doubt, anything printed or downloaded to a local hard will form part of the Content.

Without Hollco Limited’s written consent, you may not use, transfer, copy or reproduce any part of the Content, the Website or its source HTML code in whole or in part, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, except for the sole purpose of viewing it content. This includes electronic reproduction by uploading or downloading.

You warrant that it is legal for you to view this site in the jurisdiction to which you are subject. You are responsible for compliance with all laws of that jurisdiction, in viewing or using the Content.

Availability

We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, your access to or use of the Website with or without notice.

Virus Protection and Compatibility

While certain precautions have been taken to detect computer viruses and ensure security, We cannot guarantee that the Website is virus-free and secure. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage which occurs as a result of any virus or breach of security. We do not give warranties as to the compatibility of the Website with your computer systems, software and/or hardware.

Links to Third Party Sites

The website contains links to websites operated by the parties other than Hollco Limited (“Third Party Websites”). These links are provided for your convenience. When you activate one of them, you will leave the Website. We have no control over, and will accept no responsibility for or liability in respect of, material on any website that is not under its control.

The inclusion of links to Third Party Websites to be connected to any part of the Websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on them or any association with their operators.

You will not arrange for any Third Party Website to be connected to any part of the Website by way of hyperlink or otherwise without Hollco Limited’s written consent.

Monitoring

We reserve the right to monitor and track your visits to the Website.

Registered Users

The use of the Website for all account holders is also subject to the following terms of use:

Where personal details are requested you will only use those of your own person, which are not sensitive in nature, and which will be kept accurate.
Access to your account is restricted using unique login details. You agree to keep these details private and secure. As such, you also agree to take responsibility for actions carried out under your unique login details.
We have measures in place to help prevent unauthorised access to your account. Under certain conditions, these security measures may prevent genuine access to your account.
We ask that you report malicious or suspicious behaviour relating to your account as soon as it is discovered.
Certain account holders have the option of linking a ‘Legacy Account’ to their online account. In doing so, you understand that the legacy details will be linked exclusively to your account. You agree that you are the owner of the legacy details or have the owner’s permission and understanding to perform this action.
Ultimate ownership of the Legacy Account Details or Access Key resides with the organisation, not individual.
Where separate terms govern subscriptions relating to your account, you will adhere to the ‘termination’ procedures as found in your contract of sale.
Should you choose the option to delete your account you are aware that any linked legacy accounts, keys, subscriptions or access may be irretrievably lost and without recompense.
Where we consider your account to have been inactive for a period of time, we reserve the right to suspend, block access to, or delete your account and/or paid subscriptions with 30 days notice sent to your registered email address.
Where a breach of governing terms is suspected or has occurred, we reserve the right to suspend, block access to, or delete your account and/or paid subscriptions without notice and without recompense.
You agree that account services provided with or without charge may be modified or removed without notice.

Disclaimer

The information contained in the Website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Hollco Limited and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the Website.

Every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly. However, Hollco Limited takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright Notice

The Website and its content is copyright of Hollco Limited – © Hollco Limited 2012. All rights reserved.

This privacy policy sets out how Hollco Limited, a member of The Traffic Group (TTG), uses and protects any information that you give Hollco Limited. This notice should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of use for this website (the “Website”) of which it forms part (the ”Terms”).

Hollco Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

You can visit the Website without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

By using the Website or submitting information to us through or in connection with this Website, you signify your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy. If you do not agree with this privacy policy, you must not use this website or submit information to us through or in connection with this website.

Hollco Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You may not be told when such changes occur so please check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree with any changes. Use will signify that you agree to any such changes. This policy is effective from 24th May 2018.

For your convenience, the following links may be used to navigate this document:

What we collect
What we do with the information we gather
Security
Links to other websites
The Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR
Controlling your personal information

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

Name and job title
Contact information including company or organisation, postal address, telephone and email address
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
Activity relating to restricted access areas, including login attempts, pages viewed, download history and IP address
Website traffic information together with browser and system capabilities
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
In line with your preferences, we may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time and in line with your preferences, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We will send registered users emails relating to their account, such as instructions, password reminders and changes affecting their account.
We may ask you to prove your identity during telephone conversations relating to your registered account(s). We do this by asking you to confirm some of your submitted personal details. We will never ask you to reveal your whole password.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

The Data Protection Act 1998 and EU GDPR

Our website forms and privacy policy have been updated to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by updating the relevant preferences in your registered account(s), or writing to or emailing us at webteam (at) hollco.co.uk

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Your information may be stored by us directly or by an appointed third-party, typically a website hosting provider. The third-party host’s role is to make your information accessible online to us and to yourself whilst keeping it secure. They will not contact you unless acting on behalf of us, nor sell, distribute or lease your information to any further parties unless required by law to do so.

Unless you have told us otherwise, we may transfer your information to other companies within The Traffic Group. This also extends to bodies acting on behalf of a member of The Traffic Group, such as an authorised distributor. In most cases, such transfers will be to parties better suited to serve your requests by region or country. Traffic Group contains companies operating both within and outside of the EEA, namely France and Australia. When transferring personal information, we ensure that the recipient’s security measures and Privacy Policy are of an adequate level to protect your personal information and our relationship with you.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There is normally no charge for this, though if your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive” (such as making repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administration costs. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Webteam, Hollco Limited, Unit 1, Hawthorn Court, Bourton Business Park, Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos, GL54 2HQ.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. Registered account holders may manage their personally-identifiable information directly from their online account.

You may also contact us to request that we delete your personal data from our systems. We will comply with such requests where possible. There may be certain circumstances (such as where compelled by legal or regulator obligations) where certain data must be retained.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your registered account(s) and preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies used

Preferences

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

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Cookie purpose description: Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website.
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Expiry: Session

Statistics

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

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Provider: google-analytics.com
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Type: HTTP
Expiry: 2 years

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Provider: google-analytics.com
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
Type: HTTP
Expiry: Session

Name: _gid
Provider: google-analytics.com
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
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Expiry: Session

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertiser.

Name: collect
Provider: google-analytics.com
Cookie purpose description: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
Type: Pixel
Expiry: Session

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Provider: twitter.com
Cookie purpose description: Pixel tracker.
Type: Pixel
Expiry: Session

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Provider: Google
Cookie purpose description: Analytics cookie used to distinguish users.
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Expiry: Session

Hollco Ltd – Environmental and Social Responsibility Policy

Our Environmental and Social Responsibility Policy is available on request.

Hollco Ltd design, develop and manufacture Portable Traffic Signal equipment to meet the requirements of global transport management industries and users.

A key way to achieve this is by operating an Environmental Management System (EMS) which reflect the requirements of ISO 14001: 2015.

Statement of Intent

The board of directors at Hollco Ltd is committed to the protection of the environment including prevention of pollution and developing its business towards ecological, social and economic sustainability. To this end we have documented, implemented and maintained an Environmental Management System. The tasks are recognised as shared responsibilities within Hollco enabling a continuous improvement of our operations.

Scope: The design, development and manufacture of Portable Traffic Signal equipment, including the provision of associated and related services, to meet the requirements of the transport management industries and users.

Policy Aims

Hollco Ltd will work for long-term, sustainable development by offering product designs that take the environment into consideration during the entire product life cycle and prevents unnecessary negative effects on the environment. We expect the same commitment from our suppliers and customers so that at every stage, from raw material to end product use, the impact on the environment will be minimized.

We, as a company are committed to:

  • Compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements related to our activities, products and services and their environmental aspects and in-line with the context of the organisation and having considered our interested parties.
  • Establishing design and purchasing standards that will promote the use of environmentally friendly processes and materials, and that will encourage the development of products that can be re-used, recycled or disposed of safely and in an environmentally sound way.
  • Designing energy efficiency into new products, services and facilities, and manage energy use responsibly in all areas of the business.
  • Continually improving targets and objectives to prevent and reduce pollution and avoid waste at all times and reduce our impact on the environment.
  • Working with and encouraging our suppliers and customers to minimise the impact of their activities on the environment and pursue best practice.
  • Promoting environmental awareness and responsibility and recognising and encouraging the contribution each employee can make towards improving environmental performance.
  • Aiming to continually improve our quality and environmental management processes by setting and reviewing objectives and targets.
  • Seeking to reduce the impact of the company’s activities on the local environment and be a good neighbour in the community.

This policy is available to the public and has been communicated to all the employees.

Social Respect

As part of an international group, Hollco Ltd acknowledges its role within the global, national and local society. Our attitude shall be characterised by respect for the cultures, customs and values of individuals and groups in countries where we operate. When developing our business to earn credibility, we will comply to and when necessary go beyond the requirements of national standards and legislation.

Our Quality Policy is available on request.

Hollco is a privately owned & independent UK company dedicated to the design, development & manufacture of traffic detection & associated products and has a vision to be synonymous with professionalism and innovation within our chosen markets.

A key way to achieve this is by operating a Quality Management System (QMS) which reflects the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 and the National Highways Sector 8 Scheme.

Scope: The design, development and manufacture of Portable Traffic Signal equipment, including the provision of associated and related services, to meet the requirements of the transport management industries and users. Incorporating the provision, installation and maintenance, of highway electronic equipment in compliance with the National Highway Sector Scheme 8.

The Directors are committed to:

  • Satisfying applicable requirements by ensuring that both customer and relevant statutory and regulatory requirements are determined, understood and consistently met in-line with the context of the organisation and having considered our Interested parties.
  • Continual improvement of the QMS by ensuring the risks and opportunities that can affect conformity of products and services and the ability to enhance customer satisfaction are determined and addressed and the focus on enhancing customer satisfaction is maintained.
  • The Directors shall:
  • Take accountability for the effectiveness of the QMS.
  • Ensure the quality policy and quality objectives are established for the QMS and are compatible with the context and strategic direction of the Company. Quality objectives have been set and are maintained as part of the QMS internal auditing, monitoring and management review processes, in order to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Promote the use of a process approach and risk-based thinking.
  • Ensure that the resources needed for the QMS are available; including training, support and encouragement.
  • Communicate the importance of effective quality management and of conforming to the QMS requirements.
  • Engage, direct and support persons to contribute to the effectiveness of the QMS.
  • Promote improvement and ensure that the QMS achieves its intended results.
  • Support other relevant management roles to demonstrate their leadership as it applies to their areas of responsibility.
  • Establish partnerships with suppliers and interested parties to provide an improved service.

This policy will be communicated to all employees, is available to relevant interested parties, will be reviewed annually by top management and where deemed necessary will be amended and re-issued.

Core Business Objectives: The objectives are reviewed through KPI performance study during the BIC meetings.

  • Increasing product reliability and customer perception
  • Improving supplier performance
  • Reducing material costs
  • Increasing patents
  • Increasing turnover/market share

Transitional: Specific targets are assigned through results of internal audits, business improvement committee meetings, legislation or customer/interested party requirements. These transitional targets are regularly reviewed.