Privacy Policy

Last Modified: 20.05.2018

Your privacy is important to you and to us at Takt Direct. We understand that protecting your privacy forms a vital part in your trust in Takt Direct and our products and services.

Software Logistics is a group of companies that specialises in the manufacture and supply of physical and digital media products. Each group company is bound back to back by the same data protection and privacy policy.

This policy lays out the basis and way we collect, use and store personal data.

Information We Collect and Store

Personal Data We Collect

Through your interaction with and use of the Takt Direct World Wide Web or use of our products, we may collect business relevant Personal Data, which is information that identifies an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, your name, physical address, telephone number, e-mail address, and company affiliation which is generally available on the World Wide Web. We do not collect sensitive or highly Personal Data.

We also collect anonymous information that is used to improve our websites and products performance and experience.

Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data

In processing your Personal Data in connection with the purposes described in this Policy, we rely on the legal basis of Legitimate Interest. We collect Personal Data that is necessary for managing and promoting our business, maintaining a product supplier to customer business relationship which includes but is not limited to; product information and marketing communication, maintaining data and network security, improving website and product performance and customer experience, and preventing fraud and malicious acts.

In addition, from time to time we may market directly using Legitimate Interest as the legal basis. We may use purchased contact lists or publicly available sources of information as contact sources in marketing campaigns.

Anonymous/Non-Personal Data

In general, you can visit Takt Direct on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself.

Our websites collect and store anonymous information about your visit or downloads on an aggregate basis. This information includes but is not limited to; the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our sites, the site you visited just before coming to ours, or any information downloaded. We may also record the name of your IP address, Internet service provider, browser type, and country of origin. We use this information only to measure site activity and to develop ideas for improving our sites and products as well as preventing spam or malicious use of our sites and their feature.

We collect this information both directly and via use of third party services such as Google Analytics.

Information You Provide

We ask you to complete certain mandatory fields on our contact forms, including for example forms that require date to register your expression of interest in our products and services.  Information we collect from you includes personal data, such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, company name, and phone number (“Personal Data”).

Information Acquired from External Sources

Takt Direct Marketing conducts outbound marketing campaigns to reach new customers. The source of the contact information, their Personal Data, comes from trade shows where contact information is voluntarily provided and publicly available sources such as Linkedin. The processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes is carried out for legitimate business reasons. Only contacts who respond positively to the marketing content or who explicitly request to Unsubscribe are maintained in the marketing system. Those who do not respond to contact attempts are deleted from the system within 90 days after the first contact.

Information Associated with You

When you purchase a product or service, we provide you with documents such as delivery notes and invoices. We maintain this information in line with the legal basis of Compliance for keeping adequate accounting records for the required period of time.

If you purchase products through our ecommerce facilities we do not retain your financial or credit card information.

How We Use Collected Information

We may use collected Information for several purposes:

  • We may use your Personal Data to process your enquiries and transactions.
  • We analyse collected Information to better understand your needs and interests in order that we may improve our product and services to you.
  • We may use your personal data to contact you about an alternative product or service from one of our group companies in circumstances where that group company can supply a better product or service.
  • We may use personal data to contact you to follow up on contact requests that you have initiated or to provide services that you request.
  • We may contact you from time to time to inform you about changes in our services, including new product and services announcements.
  • We post testimonials on our website and in our marketing material that may contain personal data. Prior to posting a testimonial we will obtain your consent to use the testimonial information and your name.
  • We will never use or disclose the information to third parties except:
    • as necessary to provide services or products you have requested;
    • any third party who holds your information as agreed comply with the EU GDPR requirements for handling EU personal data;
    • in other ways described in this privacy policy or to which you have otherwise consented;
    • in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined (for example, statistical compilations);
    • as required by law, for example, in response to an injunction or search warrant;
    • to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;
  • as necessary to protect the rights, safety, or property of Takt Direct, its users, or others; this may include (for example) exchanging information with other organizations for fraud protection and/or risk reduction.
  • as necessary to enforce our Terms & Conditions of Sale.

Marketing Communication

You will receive product and services information, special offers, and general marketing material as a customer or interested party of Takt Direct products and services.

If you don’t want Takt Direct to send you e-mail or postal mail regarding Takt Direct’s products, services, or special offers, you may unsubscribe at any time. Unsubscribe links to eliminate further email communications are available on all e-mail communication material. Marketing material unsubscribe options are also available in the customer portal for those with Takt Direct website accounts.

Your Data

Revision of Personal Data

Takt Direct retains minimum Personal Data that is reasonable and expected in the management and maintenance of a product supplier to customer relationship. Takt Direct’s customers may contact us at any time to review details on the personal data held.

If you wish to inquire about Personal Data, send an email to with the nature of your enquiry.

Retention and Deletion of Personal Data

Takt Direct will retain your Personal Data for as long as needed to provide you products or services; as needed for the purposes outlined in this policy or at the time of collection; as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, honour UNSUBSCRIBE requests, resolve disputes, meet financial audit requirements and enforce our agreements; or to the extent permitted by law.

If requested, Takt Direct will delete your Personal Data in a manner designed to ensure that your identity cannot be reconstructed or read. A deletion request may not result in the complete deletion of your data. Purchase information will be maintained for legal and financial audit purposes. If you wish to remove your Personal Data, with the “Subject: Remove My Personal Data” and state your need and contact information.

Personal Data Transfer, Processing and Storage

We process and store data about you on servers located in a number of countries. Your Personal Data may therefore be transferred to, using appropriate security protocols, processed and stored in a country different from your country of residence, and be subject to privacy laws that are different from those in your country of residence. The Personal Data that we store is not highly sensitive and is required to conduct normal and expected business practices. Specifically, Personal Data, as described in this policy, is stored on US-based data servers or in Cloud Storage Services managed by US and International companies. We and all third party companies with which we engage with have committed to complying with the 2018 EU GDPR privacy regulation for EU residents. Based on the Lawful basis definition, as defined by the EU GDPR regulation, Takt Direct’ use and storage of minimal Customer Personal Data, the Legitimate Interests basis is the appropriate legal basis of data storage and use. It is a reasonable and expected use of customer and prospective customer data.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on our Website and changing the last modified date at the top of the Privacy Policy. If we make significant changes to the Privacy Policy, we will note the Privacy Policy has changed on the main page of the Website and/or contact you by email. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently.


Cookies Policy

Last Modified: 20.05.2018

Takt Direct (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on Takt Direct (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Takt Direct uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website(s). This helps us to make sure we meet our users’ needs and learn to improve our visitors’ experience.

Google analytics sets cookies to store information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the website(s), how you got to the website(s) and what you click on. It does not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies at AllAboutCookies.