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Smiths Detection Privacy Policy

Smiths Detection (“Smiths”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. We will maintain the privacy of and protect your personal information in accordance with Smiths’ normal procedures and all applicable law. Please read the following policy to understand how we will treat your personal information when you use our website (the “Website”).

Collection and Use of Personal Information

There are two ways we may collect and use information about you:

1.Information you voluntarily provide

Smiths collects the information you voluntarily provide when you use the Website, for example, the information you provide when you sign up to receive Email Alerts, when you ask us a question or email us with feedback, or maybe when you complete a survey. Some of this information will be personal information and Smiths will only use it for the purposes for which you provide it. For example, if you provide your email address when you sign up to receive Email Alerts, we use your email address to deliver the Email Alerts you request. Note that the Email Alerts contain an “unsubscribe” option in case you want to discontinue receiving the alerts at any time.

2. Information sent to us by your web browser

Every time you log onto the Website we store details of your visit, including your IP address. We collect only the domain name, but not the email address of visitors to the Website, unless you voluntarily provide it. This enables us to determine what you looked at, whether the page request was successful or not, and which browser your machine used to view the pages. The use of this data is primarily for statistical and monitoring purposes and helps us to evaluate use and performance and improve the content of the Website. Please note that we do not use Cookies.

Transfer of Personal Information

We may from time to time transfer some of the information we collect to other Smiths’ offices, affiliates, agents or appointed representatives. Some of Smiths’ offices and those of our affiliates, agents or representatives are located in countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including the United States, which do not have the same level of data protection that exists in the EEA. Whenever we transfer your personal information to countries outside of the EEA, we will ensure that your privacy rights are protected and that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

Sharing and Retaining Personal Information

We do not sell, rent, or exchange the personal information we collect from you with any third parties outside the Smiths’ group of companies, without your consent. Where we share your personal information with other Smiths’ business units, they will use your information in a manner consistent with the purposes for which it was originally collected and consistent with this Privacy Policy and all applicable data protection and privacy laws.

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties to: comply with the law or regulatory authorities, enforce or apply our terms of business, protect our rights and those of our users, or with your consent. In such cases we will take appropriate steps to protect your personal information.

Smiths may also share your personal information with third parties we hire to perform support services for us. There third parties are required to use the personal information we share with them only to perform services on our behalf and to treat your personal information as strictly confidential.
Smiths retains the personal information collected on the Website only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or as permitted by applicable law.

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible experience on the Website.

Access to Special Content and Services

Some areas and content on the Website, such as Smiths’ Email Alerts require you to register with Smiths in order to access. If you choose not to register and provide personal information, you may still use most of the Website. For Email Alerts, customer information may be changed by the registered user at any time by accessing the Smiths’ Email Alerts section of the Website.


All the data we collect from you on the Website is protected against unauthorized access. We maintain appropriate security measures and procedures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on the Website. We will not be responsible for breaches of our security beyond our reasonable control.

Links to Third Party Sites

Where there are links on the Website to other sites, not operated by Smiths, the content of those linked sites is not covered by this privacy policy and is not endorsed by Smiths. These other sites will have separate privacy and data collection practices. We do not have responsibility or liability for these independent policies nor for the content, security or privacy practices of those other sites.


By using the Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by the Smiths Detection Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any term in this Policy, please do not use the Website or submit any personally identifiable information.


We strive to ensure that the information we maintain about our visitors is accurate, current and complete. If you have any questions regarding this policy or if you wish to review, update or correct your personal information, we can be contacted by mail or phone as follows:

Smiths Detection Limited
1 Sheldon Square
London W2 6TT
T: +44 (0)203 549 3820

Notification of Changes

This privacy policy was last reviewed in October 2015. We reserve the right to amend or vary this policy at any time and the revised policy will apply from the date posted on the Website. You accept that by doing this, Smiths has provided you with sufficient notice of the amendment or variation. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. It is located at

Smiths Detection Limited is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998

Legal Notice

  1. The information available on this site and those of all sites linked to this site is provided solely for information purposes regarding Smiths Detection Limited and its subsidiary companies and the products and services they offer.
  2. Smiths Detection Limited makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information and material provided at this site is accurate at the time of inclusion, but at any particular time there may be inaccuracies, omissions or information which is not up to date. Smiths Detection Limited may at any time add to, delete, correct or otherwise change any part of the information or material contained in the site without notice or liability.
  3. In visiting this site you agree to accept the application of English law to govern matters between Smiths Detection Limited and yourself.
  4. Smiths Detection Limited makes no representations about the materials or information in this site or any sites linked to this site. With respect to the information available on this site Smiths Detection Limited expressly excludes any representation or warranty (express or implied) to the fullest extent permitted by law. Smiths Detection Limited accepts no liability for any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages, or any lost profits, or other losses or damages of any kind, whether or not Smiths Detection Limited is advised of the possibility of such damages.
  5. The information contained in this site does not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to purchase or otherwise deal in, or hold, any shares or other securities of Smiths Detection Limited and should not be relied upon in relation to any investment decision.
  6. The copyright in the material contained in this site belongs to Smiths Detection Limited or its subsidiaries (or its licensors).
  7. Any information provided by you to Smiths Detection Limited by e-mail or otherwise in response to this site shall be non-confidential. Smiths Detection Limited shall have all rights to the information provided and may use it in any way it chooses.