Privacy Policy


KR Group (Scotland) Limited, encompassing KR Steel, KR Cladding and KR Solutions, are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (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.

The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).


Data controller 

A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.

Data processor

A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.

Data subject

Natural person.

Categories of Data: Personal Data & Special Categories of Personal Data

Personal data 

The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example, name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.

Special categories personal data 

The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.


Means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

Third party 

Means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or body other than the data subject, controller, processor, and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

Who Are We?

KR Group (Scotland) Limited is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purpose. Our contact details are:

Unit 6 Loanhead Croft, Newburgh, AB41 6BX. 

For all data matters contact Nicola Fraser, Data Supervisor on or 01358 788907.

The Purpose(s) of Processing Your Personal Data

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To maintain our accounts and records.
  • To inform you of news, events, or activities.
  • To help you with your enquiry.
  • You may also give us information by filing in forms on our website (, entering competitions or completing surveys.
What is Our Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Data?

Personal data (article 6 of GDPR)

Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:

  • Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter a contract.
  • Processing necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
  • Processing necessary to protect the vital interests of a data subject or another person.
  • Processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
  • Processing necessary for reasons of preventative or occupational medicine, for assessing the working capacity of an employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or management of health or social care systems and services based on EU or Member State law or a contract with a health professional.
Sharing Your Personal Data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will be shared only as outlined above.

How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Data?

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary for a period of 7 years for financial information and 1 year for enquiries to ensure we offer good customer service.

Providing Us with Your Personal Data

We require your personal data as it is a contractual requirement.

Your Rights and Your Personal Data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: 

  • The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you.
  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date.
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data.
  • The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e., where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means).
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing.
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e., where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).
Transfer of Data Abroad


Automated Decision Making


Further Processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

How to Make a Complaint

To exercise all relevant rights, queries, or complaints please in the first instance contact our Data Supervisor, Nicola Fraser – or 01358 788907.

If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email – 

Or at the Information Commissioner’s Office – 

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.