Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for REflect

This privacy statement applies to the website, which is operated by RS Components Ltd. (“RS”, “we” “us” or “our”). This privacy statement does not apply to personal information collected via our event partners, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, and Inside Success, or by our parent company Electrocomponents plc in the context of its corporate activities. Please refer to the privacy statements on these websites to learn more.

What personal information does RS collect via the website? RS does not generally collect personal information via the site. However, we will receive your personal information if you contact us.

How does RS use my personal information? RS will use your personal information to fulfil your request or reply to any correspondence or enquires you may have. We will only process your personal information where we have a legal basis for doing so. Generally, we will be processing it because you have consented to us doing so.

With whom does RS share my information? RS Components Ltd is a member of a world-wide group of companies, of which Electrocomponents plc is the parent company. For full details of the Electrocomponents Group of companies, please visit RS shares personal information with other members of the Electrocomponents Group as necessary to support our services. We may provide information to our service providers acting on our behalf and, on occasion, to our professional and legal advisors, but only in order to provide the information service you have requested from us.

We may also disclose personal information in cases where we are otherwise legally permitted or required to do so.

Where does RS store my information? The Electrocomponents Group is a global group of companies, and RS also uses service providers based around the world. Consequently, your personal information may be processed in countries outside of Europe, including in countries where you may have fewer legal rights in respect of your information than you do under local law. If we transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area we will, as required by applicable law, ensure that your privacy rights are adequately protected by appropriate safeguards. Please contact us if you would like more information about these safeguards.

Exercising your rights You may have the right to request access to (including in a machine-readable format), rectification or rasure of, any personal information we hold about you. You may also have the right to object to or restrict certain types of processing of your personal information.

Any request to exercise one of these rights will be assessed by us on a case-by-case basis. There may be circumstances in which we are not legally required to comply with your request or because of relevant legal exemptions provided for in applicable data protection legislation.

Contact us For questions regarding this privacy notice or how we use your personal data, please email You are also entitled to contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office if you have any questions or concerns regarding your personal information.

Last updated: July 2019