The owner of this website www.mentos.co.uk (“Web”), is – Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK
, a company belonging to the PERFETTI VAN MELLE GROUP (“PVM GROUP”), with
the following identification data:
Registered office: The Boatyard, 105 Straight Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2SE
TAX ID CODE: GB 745220944
Registration details: FC033277
This Legal Notice regulates the user (“User”) access to, and use of, the Web with the objective
of providing information to the User related to PVM GROUP, Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK, its products, activities and promotions.
By accessing and using the Web, the User accepts the terms of this Legal Notice, the Privacy
Before using the Web, the User must read the Legal Notice, Privacy and Cookies Policies
carefully, given that these may be adapted and/or changed at any time. If the User does not
accept the terms of the Legal Notice, s/he cannot use the Web or its contents.
Use and function of the Web
The User agrees to make diligent use of the Web, and of the information contained in it, s/he is
subjected to its regulations and to this Legal Notice, as well as to any other necessary
conditions that Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK may establish to this effect on the Web.
Furthermore, the User may not commit any offence with the intention of damaging, misusing,
and/or overloading the Web, or preventing in any form, the normal use and functioning of it.
observed, or if any other relevant terms or conditions stated in the Web are not met, Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK reserves the right to limit, suspend and/or terminate the User’s access to the Web, making use
of any technical measure necessary to do it.
Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK endeavours to maintain good operation of the Web, avoid errors, or if necessary to repair them, and keep the Web contents duly updated. However, Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK does not guarantee the availability or continuity in the Web access, nor the existence of errors in its contents, or that these are updated accordingly.
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Access to the Web and use of any information or mechanism contained on it, is carried out
under exclusive responsibility of the User.
Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK is not responsible for any damage and/or loss that may derive directly or indirectly from accessing or using the information contained in the Web, and especially for any information relating to third parties different from Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK, including, but not limited to, those produced by operating systems or caused by viruses and/or attacks to the system. Likewise, Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK is not responsible for damage that the User may suffer due to inadequate use of the Web, service or coverage problems, interruptions, lack of, or defect in communications and/or in Internet communications.
Furthermore, Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK is not responsible for any damage and/or loss to User’s software and/or hardware deriving from access and use of the Web.
The User is liable for damage or loss of any nature that Perfetti Van Melle UK may suffer as a result of the infringement of any of the obligations to which the User is subjected according to this Legal
Notice, any other conditions set out in the Web and/or applicable legislation at any time.
Policies concerning links
a) Links to the Web
Any third parties who have the intention of including a link to the Web (“Linking Website”) on a
website, must obtain previous consent, in writing, from Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK, abide to the current laws, and under no circumstances be able to store their own or third-party contents that: (i) are illicit,
damaging, violent, racist, discriminating, degrading, sex-related, etc.; and/or (ii) are
inappropriate or unsuitable in relation to Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK activity.
The link in no way means that Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK supports, promotes, guarantees, supervises and/or recommends the contents and/or services of the Linking Website, nor is responsible for the
contents contained in it.
In the event of non-compliance with any of the aforementioned terms, Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK will immediately proceed with the withdrawal of the consent granted to the Linking Website, who will be obliged to delete the link.
b) Links to other websites
On the Web, other links may be included that allow the User to access other websites (“Linked
Websites”).The existence of Linked Websites does not in any way imply recommendation, promotion,
identification and/or conformity by Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK on the declarations, contents and/or services provided through the Linked Websites. As a consequence, Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK is not responsible for the contents and other conditions of the Linked Websites, and therefore the User is the only person responsible for checking and accepting them upon each access and each use.
All intellectual property rights concerning the design, databases, underlying computer
programmes (including source codes), as well as the different elements making up the Web
(texts, graphics, photography, videos, sound recordings, colour combinations, etc.)
(“Contents”), as well as the structure, selection and order of these, are owned by Perfetti Van Melle UK, the PVM GROUP or its licensors. Any logos included in the Web (such as, but not limited to,
trademarks and/or designs), are property of Perfetti Van Melle UK, PVM GROUP or its licensors.
Use of the Web does not imply the granting of any rights over the Web or its Contents.
The User is strictly forbidden to reproduce, transform, distribute, publically communicate, make
available, extract, and/or make any other form of non-authorized diffusion or use of the Web, its
Contents, and/or the Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK logos.
The non-authorized use of the Contents, the Web and/or the Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK logos, as well as any damage incurred in the Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK and /or PVM GROUP intellectual property rights may give rise to exercising the corresponding legal actions and responsibilities that may arise from these.
If any of the clauses of this Legal Notice is declared, totally or partially, null or void, this nullity or
voiding would affect only the provision or part of it in question, while these will remain upheld for
everything else, only taking into account the provision or part thereof that has been affected. To
this effect, only the null or void provision of this Legal Notice will be exclusively invalid, and no
other part or provision of it will be void, invalid, harmed or affected due to the nullity or voiding,
except in the case that it becomes essential to affect this Legal Notice fully and integrally
The data controller
The data controller of such processing is Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK.
Kinds of personal data processed
The computer-based systems and the software procedures involved in the working of this website, in the course of their normal service, come into possession of some personal
information, the transmission of which is implied in the use of the protocols of Internet
communication. This information is not collected to be associated to any identified people,
but, through processes and associations with data owned by third parties, by its own nature
might lead to the identification of users. In this category of data are included the IP addresses
or the names stored in the domain of the computers used by those who access the website,
the addresses in notation URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the required resources, the
time of the request, the method used to forward the request to the server, the size of the file
received in reply, the digit code showing the state of the reply given by the server (good,
error, etc…) and other parameters connected with the operating system and the structure
and conditions of the user’s computer. This data is used only to get anonymous statistical
information about the use of the website and to check its correct performance and is deleted
immediately after processing. The data might be used to investigate responsibilities, should
there be any data processing offences against the website.
We may collect personal data. Personal data means information from which you can be
Typically, this includes your name, street address, screen name, email address, telephone
number and credit card information. We may collect data provided by users only in order to
reply to questions raised and such data will be treated according to this policy and the
Data voluntarily provided by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary forwarding of personal data from the user on registration
forms present on this website implies the subsequent acquisition of the data provided by the
sender. These data will be processed by Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK with the purpose of responding to required service and, if you give your consent, sending informative and advertising material by email.
Protection of children
Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK is committed to protect the privacy of children. The site is designed and intended for use by people aged 16 and over. If you are over the age of 16 but under 18, you should
make sure you both understand them. Although we are not responsible for determining the
age of our users, we may carry out verification checks.
If you are under 16 (check this age limit with the provision of your national laws) years
remember that you need the authorization/approval of those who have the parental
responsibility to use this website to get in touch with us sending your personal data
Purpose of the processing
You decide voluntarily if you want to provide us with your personal data. In some cases
personal data are required to be able to perform certain functions. Throughout the website,
you may be asked to provide personal data so that you can register for prize draws or
competitions, receive information or mailings, fill out a survey or make a comment or enquiry.
In those cases Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK uses a pop-up screen with information about the processing of personal data and a thickbox to obtain consent. Please be assured that PVM will not collect any
personal data unless you provide this information voluntarily.
Your personal data is used by Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK for the purpose of which it was collected (e.g. to respond your enquiry, enter you in a competition or to send you a sample). It may also be used by
us to improve our products and websites, and to contact you regarding other products and
services which may be of interest to you (including those we may offer jointly with other
companies). We may also share it with or pass it to other companies in the Perfetti Van
Melle Group and third parties which directly support Perfetti Van Melle – PVM UK’s activities and website development.
We may supplement the information that you provided us with other information we hold or
that we receive from third parties. We do this for marketing purposes to provide more
targeted products and services to meet your needs.
It is important to know that the personal data is processed in accordance with the applicable
data protection laws. Personal data is processed by Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK or by a data Processor who is directly appointed by Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK, only for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed.
Specific security procedures are kept to prevent the risk of their destruction or loss, whether
by accident or not, of unauthorized access to the data or of processing operations that are
either unlawful or inconsistent with the purposes for which the data have been collected. In
accordance with the law, Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK has, in accordance with the main international standards, also taken further security measures to minimize risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity
and availability of the personal data collected and processed.
Sharing, communication and dissemination of data
The data we collect may be transferred or communicated to other companies in the Perfetti
Van Melle Group and third parties which directly support Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK’s activities and website
development. At times, PVM retains third parties to process and analyse the data. Apart
from the said cases, data will not be disclosed nor given to anybody unless this is in
compliance with contractual and legal obligations or users have given their consent.
Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK and its third party data Processors will transfer and process your personal data taking the appropriate measures to maintain security of the personal.
Data subject's rights
Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK informs the user that he/she has right to request access to and rectification or erasure of his/her personal data, or restriction or objection to processing, as well as the right to data
portability or to withdraw the consent given by addressing to PVM a written communication
to Perfetti Van Melle - PVM UK , 105 Straight Road, Old Windsor, SL4 2SE or by
sending an email to Vim.Piyasena@uk.pvmgrp.com to the attention of the Data Protection Officer,
always providing a copy of the identification document or any other document proving it.
Perfetti Van Melle -PVM UK reserves itself the right to verify at any time the truthfulness of the personal data
provided by the Participant, as well as the ages and identity of the winners before proceeding with the delivery of the prizes.