Data Privacy Notice

Vesuvius plc and its subsidiaries (“Vesuvius Group” or "We") are committed to protecting and respecting your data privacy.

This notice (together with our Terms of Use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Directive 95/46/EC) (the “Act”), Vesuvius plc is registered as a “Data Controller” on the public Register of Data Controllers as maintained by the Information Commissioner in the United Kingdom.

1. Important information and who we are

Purpose of this data privacy notice

This data privacy notice aims to give you information on how Vesuvius collects and processes your personal data through your use of our website, and your other interactions with Vesuvius including potential and ex-employees, customers, suppliers and shareholders.  This includes any data you may provide through our website, when you sign up to or benefit from our services or business or purchase or supply a product or service.

By visiting,,,, and you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this notice.

This website is not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

It is important that you read this data privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This data privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.


Vesuvius Group is made up of different legal entities, details of which can be found here. This data privacy notice is issued on behalf of the Vesuvius Group so when we use ”Vesuvius”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this data privacy notice, we are referring to the relevant company in the Vesuvius Group responsible for processing your data acting as data controller. Vesuvius Holdings Limited is the controller responsible for our website.

We have appointed a data protection officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this data privacy notice. If you have any questions about this data privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your rights, please contact the DPO  using the details set out below.

Contact details  

Email address for the DPO :

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes

This version was last updated on 14th May 2018 and historic versions can be obtained by contacting the DPO.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.