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Greenguard GOLD Certificate for ColorCore® by Formica Group
Premium high pressure laminate range with an unrivalled collection of plain colours, patterns and woodgrains combined with innovative textures for commercial environments.
ColorCore® by Formica Group has a matching core and surface to provide beautiful surfacing with no dark lines. Ideal for high traffic areas, ColorCore laminates offer vast potential for innovative and stylish interiors.
Versatile, practical and beautiful, ColorCore® Compact is a self-supporting material that combines on trend surface designs with a structural, colour matched core that provides a homogenous colour all the way through.
Homapal are a leading global manufacturer of decorative metal laminates and magnetic boards. Visit homapal.com for range and technical information.
The Homapal® Collection is distributed by Formica Group Europe.
Aria® is our most premium collection giving the look and performance of stone with the durability of laminate.
Axiom® by Formica Group is a curated collection featuring curved and square edges, inspired by natural and abstract materials.
Formica Prima® features simple and stylish contemporary worktops available in 38mm curved edge profiles.
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The Information is solely indicative and exclusively intended for general informational purposes. No rights can be derived from the information provided; the use of the Information is at your risk and responsibility. This document does not guarantee any properties of Formica’s products except where this is explicitly and specifically stated. Formica does not warrant that the Information in any document is suitable for the purpose for which you consult it. Formica does not warrant the accuracy and/or completeness of the Information.
Any recommendation in the Information serves as a general guide to good practice only. The Information constitutes no form of warranty or representation as to fitness for purpose in respect of the products and processes described in it. Any information or products contained within this document must be verified and tested for suitability by the user for his or hers particular purpose or specific application. Consideration needs to be given to local or specific circumstances. The content of these documents reflect our knowledge and experience at the time of publication.
The Information is not intended as any recommendation, any design, structural calculation, estimate or other warranty or representation that you may rely on. You must have a professional adviser inform you about (the suitability of) the Formica products for all desired applications and about compliance with design requirements, applicable codes, laws and regulations, and test standards. Please check local and national codes and design requirements for proper use. Formica will not accept any liability in relation to your use.
Colours used in Formica’s communications (including but not limited to printed matter) and in samples of Formica’s products may differ from the colours of the Formica products to be supplied. Samples are not intended for use in product tests and are not representative of all characteristics of the Formica products. Such products and samples are produced within the specified colour tolerances and the colours (of production batches) may differ, even if the same colour is used. The viewing angle also influences the colour perception. Metallics panels feature a surface whose colour may appear to change based on the direction from which it is viewed. The specified colour stability and colour specifications relate only to the decorative surface of the Formica products, not to the core material and samples of such products. The most recent version of the delivery program and the Material Property Datasheet can be found at www.formica.info. Only the information in the most recent and valid Material Property Datasheet should be used to select and provide advice regarding Formica products. Formica reserves the right to change the specifications for its products without prior notice.
Formica is not liable (neither contractual nor non-contractual) for any damage arising from or related to the use of the Information, including the inaccuracy and/or incompleteness of the Information. These limitations do not apply in case such damage is the result of intent or gross negligence on the part of Formica and/or its management.
All oral and written statements, offers, quotations, sales, supplies, deliveries and/or agreements and all related work of Formica are governed by the Formica General Terms and Conditions of Sale, which can be found on and downloaded from this Formica website, www.formica.infoA copy of these general conditions of sale will be provided free of charge on request. All general terms and conditions other than the conditions mentioned above are explicitly dismissed and do not apply, regardless of whether such terms and conditions are referred to on requests for offers, offer confirmations, stationery and/or other documents of the other party.
You hold harmless and if appropriate indemnify Formica, its employees, representatives, licensees and trade partners against all damages and costs, including the costs for legal assistance, accountants and other external advisers, suffered or incurred by Formica regarding third-party claims to the effect that your use of the Information is in breach of any statutory rule or infringes intellectual property rights of third parties or is otherwise unlawful towards a third party.
In the event that part of these terms is or becomes invalid, Formica and you will continue to be bound by the remaining parts.
A significant contribution to safety is made when buildings are designed and constructed in compliance with building regulations and such compliance is strongly verified by technical inspectors. In order to ensure that process, each party that is involved in the building must take its own role responsibly and respect the role of others.
Formica Group Europe’s (“Formica”), role is to ensure that its products meet applicable European standards. They are represented on its sole source for technical information: www.formica.info. It is important to understand that any other information is merely for indicative purposes and should be verified independently.
We trust that all parties involved in construction, from design phase to building phase and further on, take their role and responsibility seriously and respect the role of other parties involved. Formica’s role as a surface material manufacturer is to supply the products ordered by the customer. It is within the scope of other professional parties to determine which Formica product is to be selected for a particular purpose in a project. The same applies to how Formica’s products should be applied and how Formica’s products should and can be combined with other products. We are not involved in the actual fabrication of other products using our materials. We are not involved on the construction of buildings and do not have knowledge of the complete structure of buildings including the local building rules and regulations that apply to them.
The use of Formica products in any project, including the use of Formica products in combination with any other product, is to be in full compliance with all local laws, codes, rules and regulations. We advise that you consult with qualified professionals in selecting, ordering and applying our products for any project. Formica is not a specialist on local building codes nor a designer, installer or contractor and does not provide any advice or guarantee of fitness or compliance other than in respect of Formica’s representation of its products’ specifications.
Effective 24 May 2018
Formica Group respects the privacy of visitors to its websites and other individuals whose personal information we use.
This Formica Group Privacy Notice (“Privacy Notice”) sets out the privacy practices of Formica Group, its subsidiaries, affiliates and companies - listed here, each of whom are independent data controllers (“Formica”, “us” or “we”).
We provide this Privacy Notice, to demonstrate our commitment to protect your privacy. We reserve the right to update the Privacy Notice at any time, without notice. We encourage you to visit this page periodically and review the then current version.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Notice, please use the “contact us” section below.
We recommend that you read this Privacy Notice in full to ensure you are fully informed. However, if you only want to access a particular section of this Privacy Notice, then you can click on the relevant link below to jump to that section.
The Information Collected by Formica
A) Information that you provide voluntarily
B) Information that we collect automatically
C) Information that we obtain from third party sources
The Way Formica Uses your Information
Who Formica shares your personal information with
Your Privacy Rights and choices
Third Party Practices
Sending Personally Identifying Information outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information relating to EEA individuals
Personal information means information that identifies you or allows us to contact you, like your name or email address. The personal information that we may collect about you broadly falls into the following categories:
Certain parts of our website may ask you to provide personal information voluntarily: for example, we may ask you to provide your contact details in order to subscribe to marketing communications from us, and/or to submit inquiries to us. We may also ask you to provide feedback or a testimonial which we may display on our website or in other promotional materials, with your agreement. The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.
We may collect and store personal information, such as your name, e-mail address and phone number to respond to questions, and to process or fill orders or requests. We may use this information to provide goods and services that you request and to let you know of additional goods and services about which you might be interested. We also use this information to customize your experience using our website.
We may also retain transaction and experience information, such as information about your transactions with us, as well as information about our communications with you. Examples include your account history, requests for information and our responses. We may match user information we collect with other data available from other sources in order to carry out our business and to provide our goods and services and to conduct advertising and promotions more effectively.
For product or service orders, Formica may need additional information in order to process or to fulfill your order or request. Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Notice, Formica will not share your personal information with third parties without your permission, except as otherwise necessary to (i) process or fulfill your order, (ii) respond to your request or answer your enquiries, or (iii) comply with any applicable law, court order or other judicial process.
Formica may use one or more third party payment processors to facilitate product ordering and payment. Formica may not gather your personal information when you arrange payment through one of these processors. Rather, that information is gathered, stored and processed by the third party payment processor. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that any third party payment processors protect your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice. We will disclose on the website when you are using a third party payment processor’s services.
We may ask you for personally-identifying information at other times, such as if and when you communicate with us, or request that we communicate with you.
When you visit our website, we may collect certain information automatically from your device. In some countries, including countries in the European Union and/or European Economic Area (“EU/EEA”), this information may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws.
Specifically, the information we collect automatically may include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g., country or city-level location) and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our website, including the pages accessed and links clicked.
Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our website, where they come from, and what content on our website is of interest to them. We use this information for our internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our website to our visitors.
Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further in our Cookies Notice.
From time to time, we may receive personal information about you from third party sources (including from companies that provide marketing lead information), but only where we have checked that these third parties either have your consent or are otherwise legally permitted or required to disclose your personal information to us.
The types of information we collect from third parties include your name and contact information and we use the information we receive from these third parties to provide you with information about our products and services, our industry insights and other direct marketing purposes.
We use the information collected about you for a variety of reasons, including for the following purposes, as applicable:
If you place a request for products or services, we use information to ship your order. If the products or services are from a retail partner, we may provide your relevant information to that retail partner for purposes of the transaction.
We rely upon third parties for important elements of our operations so we will provide your personal information, such as your name, address, and account information to these third parties so that they can do their job, such as service providers, financial service providers, and marketing companies that help us market our products. We will take appropriate steps to protect your information in these circumstances. These third parties may also have their own privacy policies but are not permitted to use the data for their own purposes.
We may also share the information we collect about you with third parties including retailers, credit card issuers and processors, banks and other financial institutions and government agencies.
During the normal course of doing business, Formica may share your information within the Formica Group as necessary in order to service your accounts or orders you place with us and for the other purposes set out above.
We may use your personal information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to customize the content, layout and services of our website.
We may use your information to deliver information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests. We may ask you to voluntarily provide additional information regarding your personal or business interests, experience or requests, which we may use to customize our service for you.
We may use your e-mail address, your mailing address, and phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new product offerings and communications relevant to our products and services. If you do not wish to receive these communications, please contact us as indicated below in this Privacy Notice.
We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients:
We employ reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information.
If you establish an account with us through this website, your account information and profile will be password-protected. It is recommended that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Our personnel will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Remember to sign out of your account and close your browser window when you have finished your session. This is to help ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place where others may have access to it.
Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, for example on message boards, through e-mail or in chat areas that information can be collected and used by others. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so or to comply with applicable legal requirements.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
You can access the information that we collect online and maintain through normal updating methods. To update, correct or delete this information, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the above, you may have the following data protection rights:
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Our website is not intended for children under the age of 16 and we have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our website, and so we carry out the same Privacy Notice for individuals of all ages. If a child has provided us with personal information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact us to remove the information.
As Formica is multi-national group of companies, there are occasions where your personal information may be transmitted or shared outside of the EEA. Your personal information may be transmitted or shared outside of the EEA for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to, the purposes set out above.
Where personal information is sent, by Formica, outside of the EEA Formica shall take reasonable steps to ensure the transfer of such personal information is secure; and that adequate safeguards are put in place to ensure that it is processed securely when held outside of the EEA. If you would like more information about these adequate safeguards, please contact us on the details in the contact section below.
If you are a visitor from the EEA, our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.
However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.
If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please Contact Us.
If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact email@example.com.