Privacy Policy

The policy: This privacy policy notice is served by Hodge Clemco Ltd. under the website; The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information through the business and while you browse or use this website. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website, and or refrain from submitting your personal data to us.

Policy key definitions:

  • “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Hodge Clemco Ltd.
  • “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a user’s computer or device.

Key principles of GDPR:

Our privacy policy embodies the following key principles; (a) Lawfulness, fairness and transparency, (b) Purpose limitation, (c) Data minimisation, (d) Accuracy, (e) Storage limitation, (f) Integrity and confidence, (g) Accountability.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

  • Lawful basis: Consent
    Where our purpose for processing is: Collecting a name and email address as well as relevant contact details such as company addresses and telephone numbers via our opt in newsletter/enquiry form.
    Which is necessary because: We are aiming to establish a legitimate business interest and whether you would require our products or services based on an enquiry.
    Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.
    Sharing your information: We do not share your information with third parties.

If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO [] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Cookies that we use are:

  • Google Adwords
  • Google Analytics

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Fair & Transparent Privacy Explained

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.

Our EMS provider is; MailChimp. We hold the following information about you within our EMS system;

  • Email address
  • I.P address
  • Subscription time & date

Resources & further information



Hodge Clemco Ltd have produced a range of standard air-operated blast cleaning machines since 1959. These operating instructions contain the basic information on the installation, operation, commissioning and maintenance of the models 1028NC, 1440NC, 2040NC and 2452NC. It is essential that the advice and instructions contained in this manual are complied with at all times.

European Pressure Vessels Directive

Hodge Clemco blast cleaning machines are in conformity with the applicable requirements of the following standard documents:

European Pressure Vessels Directive (PED) 97/23/EC supersedes 98/37/EC Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

The PED Directive 97/23/EC Standards: EN-288 (Approval of Welding Procedure)

The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC Standards:
EN-792 -10/:2000+A1:2008 – (Hand Held Non-Electric Power Tools
EN ISO 14121-1-2007 – (Safety of Machinery- Risk Assessment)

EC Declaration of Conformity

We HODGE CLEMCO LTD declare that the supplied equipment when installed and used in accordance with this owners manual, conforms with the essential health and safety requirements of the above Directive(s).


Any machine which fails within one year (365 days) of despatch date, through faulty materials and workmanship, will be replaced free of charge. This is subject to operating the system correctly and as specified in this manual. The cost of any labour is excluded. All products are sold without liability for consequential loss of any description. The conditions and length of warranty may be altered with prior written agreement between the manufacturer and customer. The warranty does not apply to consumable spares.

Please note non-approved spares not only invalidate your warranty but affects health and safety regulations.

Machine Identification

There is a plate riveted to the front of the machine which states the model, the serial number of the machine, the design pressure, the test date, the minimum and maximum working temperature, the hydraulic pressure, the year of manufacture, and the Pressure Directive.

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