Privacy Policy


Bio-Energy Ingredients engaged in production and sale of Glycal Forte® a nutricine.  The General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) is one of the most significant pieces of legislation affecting the way that Bio-Energy carries out its information processing activities. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to set out the relevant legislation and to describe the steps Bio-Energy is taking to ensure that it complies with it.

This Privacy Policy has been updated to ensure Bio-Energy’s compliance with GDPR and is applicable to Bio-Energy’s operations, our address and contact details are as follows:-

Bio-Energy Ingredients Ltd.: Our registered and business address is Bimeda Carrickmines, Floor 1B, The Herbert Building, The Park, Carrickmines, Dublin 18, Ireland. You can contact us by post at the above address, by email at   by telephone on 01342 837660.

(hereafter referred to as “Bio-Energy”, “we”, “us” and “our”).

This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and your rights in relation to your personal data. Bio-Energy is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. If you are a Customer, Supplier, Distributor, Consultant, Advisor, Agent or other party who provides us with personal data this Privacy Policy supplements any data protection provisions contained in any contract with you and is not intended to override them. Where there is no contract, this Privacy Policy governs the basis on which the personal data is collected and processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data, how we will treat it and your data protection rights.

We are not required by law to have a data protection officer, so any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details of the relevant company above.


In operating its business Bio-Energy will collect and gather the following categories of personal data:


In relation to personal data, we are committed to:


We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending direct marketing communications to you via email or otherwise. In such cases, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.

We do not request from you and we request you do not provide any special categories/sensitive personal data (e.g. personal data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political or religious opinions, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life or orientation). This type of personal data is subject to special protections under EU law.

We use your personal data in the following ways:


We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you.  However, you will receive marketing communications from us only if you have requested information from us or purchased services from us or if you provided us with your details when purchasing a product/service and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.

You can opt out of any marketing communications from us at any time by notifying us on the details above.


Please note that we use cookies when you use our website. 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 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 restrict, block or delete cookies. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.


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.


We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.


Except as set out in this Privacy Policy, we do not disclose to any third party personal data that we collect or you provide to us. We may disclose your personal data to third parties expressly mentioned in this Privacy Policy and the following third parties:

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our Service Providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. The Service Providers are bound by obligations of confidentiality.


Your personal data may be transferred, stored and accessed within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or transferred to, stored in, and accessed from countries outside the EEA in order to fulfil the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. For transfers to countries outside the EEA, the data protection regime may be different than in the country in which you are located and will therefore be based on a legally adequate transfer method. Whenever Bio-Energy transfers your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is given to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:

We will provide you on request a list of the countries located outside the EEA to which personal data may be transferred, and an indication of whether they have been determined by the European Commission to grant adequate protection to personal data. Where applicable, you are entitled, upon request to receive a copy of the relevant safeguard (for example, EC model contractual clauses) that has been taken to protect personal data during such transfer.


We are committed to protecting the personal data you provide us. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of personal data under our control, Bio-Energy has appropriate security systems in place to safeguard the personal data we collect. Encryption is also used on where security is particularly important.


It is Bio-Energy’s policy to be fair and proportionate when considering the actions to be taken to inform affected parties regarding breaches of personal data. In line with the GDPR, where a breach is known to have occurred which is likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, the relevant supervisory authority will be informed within 72 hours. This will be managed in accordance with our Data Breach policy which sets out the overall process of handling information security incidents.


It is important that the personal data we hold is accurate and current. Please keep us informed, using the relevant contact details if any of your personal data changes during your relationship with us. It is your responsibility to keep your personal data up to date at all times.


We retain personal data for no longer than is allowed under data protection law, the statute of limitations and any other relevant laws in place at the relevant time. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


You have rights under applicable data protection law in relation to personal data, namely:

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights) except in cases where in cases where it is determined by Bio-Energy that the request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”, then Bio-Energy is entitled to charge a fee for this information.

In order to exercise one or more of your rights in respect of your personal data, please contact us on the relevant company details above. We will respond to your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable, but in any case within the legally required period of time.

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


Our Privacy Policy is an evolving document.  Any changes to our Privacy Policy shall be available on our website or available on request at the contact details listed above.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the relevant contact details above. You can also request to delete your account, erase your data, access your data and transfer your data using the above details.