'Access IS' is the trading name of Access Limited. Access Limited is a company registered in England with company number 1873263.
The registered office is at Access Limited, 18 Suttons Business Park, Reading, RG6 1AZ, United Kingdom.
Access-IS' VAT number is: GB641684332
Access IS will only use any information that you share with us for the purposes of contacting you in line with legitimate business interests or to provide you with information about Access products. We have policies in place to ensure that any providers working on our behalf adhere to the requirements of the GDPR.
We will not share information with any other third parties unless they are working directly with us to provide services to you. This will only be done on our behalf and only to supply services to Access related to the purpose set out in this Policy. You have the right to ask us what information we hold on you at any time, to correct this data or to complain to the Information Commissioners Office if you have any concerns about how we process your data. Please contact the Director of Business Operations at Access IS if you have any questions about the information we hold on you.
Access-IS and its subsidiary companies are committed to upholding high ethical standards wherever we operate around the world. This commitment includes maintaining all internationally-recognised human rights, such as the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and ensuring our operations and supply chains are free of human trafficking and slavery. It applies whether we are acting through our employees or third parties. We require any individual or entity acting on our behalf to know, understand and abide by the laws and regulations applicable to their conduct. This includes employees, agents, distributors, and other third party representatives.
The REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 came into effect on 1 June 2007 to improve the way chemicals on their own, in substances/mixtures and in articles are managed across Europe.
In line with Access’ commitment to environmental responsibility, we take a proactive approach to ensure continuous compliance with all of our REACH obligations.
Access IS ("Access") is aware of the obligations on importers and suppliers of articles in relation to a subset of chemicals known as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs), as defined in Article 57 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 ('the REACH Regulation') on the European Chemicals Agency website:
Access’ s supply chain is subject to our regular compliance programme, including questionnaires on REACH, and we request our suppliers to provide us with comprehensive information on the presence of substances, including SVHCs, in the items that they supply to us. We regularly update our supplier survey to reflect changes in global legislation which may affect our products (i.e. electrical and electronic products), including revisions to the Candidate List.
As a producer and supplier of articles, we have an obligation under Article 33 of REACH to communicate information on SVHCs which are present above a threshold limit of 0.1% weight by weight.
We will continue to monitor the regulations and the list of substances defined above and advise customers of any changes that relate to articles supplied.
Access takes a proactive approach to comply with the EU RoHS Directive (2015/863/EU) and RoHS-like laws implemented in countries other than the EU. The RoHS Directive aims to minimise the human health impact and environmental impact of waste electrical and electronic equipment at the end of its life by reducing the legal quantities of certain substances that the equipment may contain. Products sold in Europe may not currently contain more than specified concentrations of the ten substances that are restricted in accordance with the RoHS Directive.
Access’ s supply chain is subject to our regular compliance programme, including questionnaires on RoHS, and we request our suppliers to provide us with regular and comprehensive information on their compliance with all legislation, including RoHS. We regularly update our supplier survey to reflect changes in global legislation which may affect our products (i.e. electrical and electronic products) and carry out audits as required.
At Access, we aim to improve our sustainability and that of our customers. We actively work towards reducing our impact on the environment through continuous improvement; this covers our offerings to our customers, products, packaging, internal operations, transport and waste.
We aim to follow the waste hierarchy in all areas of waste, seeking to minimise use of raw materials, reuse materials wherever possible, recycle and only dispose of waste in line with legislation where there is no other alternative. We belong to a registered WEEE scheme.
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