Privacy Statement

We value your interest in our website (hereinafter “Russell Europe Website”). We respect your privacy and, provided that you give your consent when prompted, we will collect, process and use your personal data only in accordance with the law. The following Privacy Statement is designed to explain how we collect, use and disclose any Personal Data (as defined below) that you submit on the Fruit of the Loom Website.

1. Your Consent

Please read this Privacy Statement carefully before providing any required consent and before submitting your Personal Data. By then providing your Personal Data via this website, you will consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Statement. Your consent, once granted, will continue to apply unless you revoke your consent by contacting us at

2. Contacting Us

You can contact us using the following contact information:
FOL International GmbH, Von-Miller-Strasse 9, 67661 Kaiserslautern, Germany, Telephone +49 (0) 631 3531-0, E -Mail
(collectively “Russell Europe”,” We “,” our “,” us “etc.).


3.1 What Is Personal Data?
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. Examples of personal data include: your name, address, telephone, fax or mobile phone number and your e-mail address.

3.2 Personal Data We Collect

• Web server protocols including the IP address

When you visit the Fruit of the Loom website, for technical reasons, and to improve your site user experience, our web server automatically collects your IP address, the date and time you are on the Fruit of the Loom website, which you provide at Fruit of the Loom Website visited pages, the website you were previously on (so-called referrer website), the browser you use, the operating system you are using, the domain name and the address of your Internet service provider.
If you visit our website, we will evaluate that anonymized web server information for statistical purposes and to optimize and improve our marketing efforts, our content, our product offerings and the layout of the Fruit of the Loom Website.

In addition, in the event of a system abuse, we may process and use the web server information in cooperation with your local internet service provider and / or local authorities to identify the originator of the abuse. The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary for Fruit of the Loom’s legitimate interests; specifically, to protect the integrity of the Fruit of the Loom Website, our system, and our users and visitors.

• Not Found What You Need? Get In Touch

Inquiries through our contact form require your name, company name, address, email address, telephone number, and message to process. You can also optionally specify your company name, country, telephone number and operating form. The legal basis for this collection, processing and use of your personal data is your consent.

To the extent you have given us your consent, we will continue to process and use such personal information from you in order to provide you with information that is relevant to your interests by mail or e-mail, such as e-mail. Fruit of the Loom events, products, services and / or promotions. The legal basis for this processing and use of your personal data is your consent.

• Competitions

To participate in Fruit of the Loom contests, it is essential to provide your name, address and email address. The legal basis for the collection, processing and use of your personal data is your consent.

The receipt of information are optional. You may revoke your consent to receiving information at any time with future effect. Further information on revocation can be found below.

4. How We May Share Your Personal Data

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation of FOL International GmbH, it is required by law, or you have given your consent.

In the event that you have given us consent to receive marketing and advertising, we will pass on your Personal Data – as indicated in the relevant declaration of consent – to our affiliated companies listed below, and to our authorized wholesalers, for the purpose of properly servicing your improving your customer experience:

• Fruit of the Loom International Ltd.
(Unit 6, Lisfannon Business Center, Lisfannon, Buncrana Co. Donegal, Ireland)
• Fruit of the Loom France SARL
(91 rue de Monceau, 75008 Paris, France)
• Fruit of the Loom Italy SRL
(Via Pascoli 8 / d, 20060 Pessano Con Baornago [MI], Italy)
• Fruit of the Loom Spain SAU
(Bisbe Palau, 25 baixos, 43800 Valls, Tarragona, Spain)
The legal basis for the transfer of your Personal Data to the aforementioned affiliated companies is your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Further information on revocation can be found below.

We are further entitled to outsource the processing and use of your personal data within the scope of the data protection regulations in whole or in part to external service providers who work for us as a processor. Except as otherwise provided in no. 8 below, and all subparts thereof, our external service providers process and use your personal data on our behalf exclusively within the European Union (EU) or the contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA).

5. Retention of Your Personal Data

Your personal data will only be stored by us for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected or, as far as there are any statutory retention periods, for the duration of the statutory retention. Afterwards your personal data will be deleted by us.

6. Cookies

We use so-called cookies on the Fruit of the Loom Website to better understand how our visitors use our services and to provide our visitors with the best possible use. In many ways, cookies help us make visiting the Russell Europe Website more enjoyable and meaningful for you. Our own cookies do not store IP addresses.

Cookies are text information files that are sent from our web server to your computer and stored there when you visit the Russell Europe Website. We have also explicitly referred you to our cookie banner on the Russell Europe Website.
The cookies we use on the Russell Europe Website can be divided into the following categories:

(a) Russell Europe cookies, which are required to enable you to navigate and use the Russell Europe Website. Without these cookies, our services may be partially or completely unavailable on the Russell Europe Website. These cookies do not collect personal information from you.

(b) Russell Europe cookies, which gather information about how visitors generally use the Russell Europe Website, e.g. which pages users visit most often and if they receive error messages from the Russell Europe Website. In particular, these cookies record the date and time of your visit to the Russell Europe Website , the sub-sites of the Russell Europe Website you visit, the so-called referrer website (i.e. the website from which you came ), the browser type you are using, the operating system you are using, and the name and address of the domain of your Internet service provider. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information and are used solely to improve and enhance the performance of our Russell Europe Website for future visitors.

(c) third-party cookies that provide web analytics services to us, including but not limited to: to use cookies. For more information on web analytics services on the Russell Europe Website, see Sec. 8 below.

7. WebAnalysis SERVICES

7.1 Google Analytics
The Russell Europe Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the Russell Europe Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Russell Europe Website will be forwarded to Google and stored on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is activated, your IP address will be truncated within the Member States of the European Union (EU) or other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is first transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. IP anonymisation is active on the Russell Europe Website. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the Russell Europe Website, to compile reports on our website activities and to provide us with other services related to our website activity and internet usage provide. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Google has an EU-US Privacy Shield certification, which is available at, ensuring an appropriate level of privacy. Google’s web analytics will also anonymize your IP address.
You can prevent the use of cookies by disabling the cookies from your browser and deleting all cookies currently on your computer or smart device. For details on how to do this, click “help” on your browser’s menu or visit Should you choose to disable cookies from your browser, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website, and it may inhibit your use and detract from your enjoyment of our website.


7.2 Hotjar
We use Hotjar’s web analytics service Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St. Julian’s Business Center, 3 Elia Zammit Street, St. Julian’s STJ 1000, Malta on the Russell Europe Website.

With Hotjar any movements on the Russell Europe Website can be traced in the form of so-called heat maps. For example, you can see how far you are scrolling and which buttons you click on many times via Hotjar. Furthermore, Hotjar also allows you to get feedback directly from you. That’s how we get valuable information to make the Russell Europe Website even faster and more customer-friendly.

When using Hotjar, Russell Europe pays special attention to the protection of your personal data. So we can only track which buttons are clicked, the mouse’s progress, how far scrolled, the screen size of the device, device type and browser information, geographic location (country only) and preferred language to the Russell Europe Website display.

Hotjar offers you the option of using a so-called Do Not Track header to disable the use of Hotjar, so that no data is recorded about your visit to the respective page of the Russell Europe Website. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in current versions. For this, your browser sends a request to Hotjar, with the hint to disable the tracking. If you use the Russell Europe Website with different browsers or computers, you will need to set up the Do Not Track header for each of these browsers or machines separately.
Detailed instructions with information about your browser can be found at More information about Hotjar Ltd. and about the Hotjar service can be found at The privacy policy of Hotjar Ltd. can be found at

The legal basis for processing and use is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the availability of a user-friendly Russell Europe Website that meets your expectations and needs as well as our business interests.


7.3 Facebook tracking pixels
If you have given your consent we use the Facebook tracking pixel (also known as the visitor action pixel) within the Russell Europe website. Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

The Facebook tracking pixel can track user behavior after it has been redirected to the Russell Europe website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This method is used to evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and may help to improve and optimize future advertising efforts. The data collected is anonymous to us, therefore, no conclusions on the identity of the users. However, this data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own purposes in accordance with the Facebook Data Usage Guideline ( , Through this process, they enable Facebook and its partners to place advertisements on and off Facebook. In addition, cookies may be stored on your computer in this context.

You can revoke your consent at any time in the future without affecting the legality of the processing on the basis of the consent to revocation. Click here if you want to withdraw your consent.

The legal basis for the processing and use of your personal data is Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.}


The Russell Europe Website may contain links to other websites. We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. Therefore, we recommend that you carefully read the privacy policy of the other website you visit.


In accordance with the applicable data protection law, you have the following rights listed below. You can exercise these rights at any time by emailing

a) Right to object: You may have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for special reasons arising from your particular situation. You may exercise this right by sending an email to

b) Right to Information, Correction, Deletion and Restriction: You have the right to request information about your personal data stored by us at any time. When we process or use your personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which it was collected. In the event that your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, you may request the correction of that information. You may also have the right to request the deletion or restriction of the processing of your personal data, e.g. no longer has a legitimate business purpose for such processing in accordance with this privacy policy or applicable law, and statutory retention requirements do not preclude further storage.

In addition, you may at any time for information, correction, deletion or restriction requests to the under. 2.2 contact options indicated.

(c) Right to Data Portability: You may be entitled to receive personal data relating to you provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to communicate that information to another person in charge.

(d) Right to revoke your granted consent: If you have consented to the collection, processing and use of your personal data, you can revoke your consent at any time with future effect, but without the legality of the consent to the revocation Processing is affected. You may also object to the use of your personal information for the purposes of market research, opinion polling and advertising.


We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with legal requirements. This can e.g. be required to comply with new legislation or in case of new services.

As of: November 2018