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Privacy Policy

Right to privacy

Ultra-USSI believes in the power of inbound marketing and doesn’t gather any personal information you don’t consent to share with us. We will never collect or publish any personal information without your explicit permission and we will never trade this information with third parties. Any personal information that you choose to share with us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality and our privacy guidelines comply with European laws.

Information we collect

We collect information from you when you visit our site or complete a form. When completing a form you may be asked to enter your name and email address.

The information we collect through our forms may be used in the following ways:

  • To contact you following your request for additional information.
  • To improve our website;
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
  • To send relevant emails.

How we collect information

We use Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site. The tools use cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

The personal information we gather through forms is stored in our secure CRM system. We don’t collect sensitive data such as payment details in our CRM. We use cookies to optimize your experience on your website. If you prefer to turn off cookies, you can do so with the instructions on this page. http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies

How long we store information

We intend data from opted in contacts until they revoke that op-in or until they haven't engaged with any Ultra Electronics content for two years as we do not want to unsubscribe any of our followers from our marketing updates unless they do so themselves. Customer data will be stored for a maximum of 5 years in order to comply with requirements around reporting and accounting but also in order to provide customers with copies of previously completed work if required.

Third party information sharing

Ultra Electronics-USSI only uses information as defined in this policy, this means we will never sell, trade or otherwise share your personally identifiable or anonymized information. This does not include trusted third parties that support us in operating our website or servicing our visitors as long as these partners comply with our privacy guidelines. We may be required to release information when this is mandatory to comply with the law or to protect your or our rights, property or safety.

Personally identifiable information includes information which can be used to identify you. Examples of personally identifiable information are your name, email address, your address and phone number.

Unsubscribe and the right to be forgotten

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time. We include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. Additionally, you can email [email protected] to unsubscribe. In accordance with European law you have the right to see what data we have collected and you have the right to request removal of this data, simply email [email protected] with your request.

Cookies Policy


Consent and changes

By using this website you consent to our website’s privacy policy. Any updates to the privacy policy will be reflected on this page. This page has been last updated in May 2018. 

The Ultra Electronics HyperSpike website (www.ultra-hyperspike.com) is operated on behalf of Ultra Electronics Undersea Sensor Systems, Inc., which is a part of Ultra Electronics, a company with its registered office at Bridport Road, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 8UA, in England. Company Registered Number 283037. VAT Registered Number 645 0743 42. All information collected from the Ultra Site is collected by or on behalf of Ultra

Terms and Conditions

Business interactions with Ultra is in accordance with the applicable document(s) available below:

Terms for Customers:

Standard Conditions of Sale  

Website Terms of Use:

Personal information

In general, you can visit the Ultra Site without telling Ultra who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Some parts of the Ultra Site i.e. Investor Relations, invite you to register and provide information about yourself. Information that you supply, will relate to the customer relationship that Ultra has with you or your organisation. Your personal information will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or as required by Law.

If you choose to give Ultra personal information via the Internet, whether voluntarily or at our request, it is Ultra's intent to let you know how it will use such information.

Ultra will use your personal information to provide services you request. Ultra may also use the information you supply to:

  • make the Ultra Site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once;
  • help Ultra customise content most relevant to you;
  • notify you about important news concerning Ultra and/or its subsidiaries.

In the process of administering the Ultra Site, we maintain and track usage through Web server logs. Web server logs provide such information as what types of browsers are accessing our site, what pages receive high traffic and the times of day our servers experience significant load. Ultra use this information to improve the content and navigation features of the Ultra Site. It is not used to personally identify you.

Correcting/updating personal information

If a visitor's personal Information changes, Ultra provide a way to correct, update or remove any personal information that it holds on that visitor on its active databases. Ultra may, however, need to retain archive copies of that personal information for legal or audit purposes.

How Ultra share it

Ultra will not sell, rent or lease to others your personally identifiable information. Ultra may share the personal data you provide with its professional advisors, its sales force, tied intermediaries and its UltraSite developers who are acting on its behalf for the uses described above, except as provided below (see Consent).


Ultra do not use cookies for collecting user information from the Ultra Site.


By using the Ultra Site, you consent to the computer storage and processing of your personal data by Ultra, its subsidiaries and professional advisors. Ultra will use and share the personally identifiable information you provided to it in ways related to those described above. Ultra reserves the right to disclose any and all pertinent customer information to law enforcement or other government officials as it, in its sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate.


Ultra will take all reasonable precautions to protect its visitors' information. When visitors submit information via the Ultra Site, it tries to ensure that information is protected both on and off-line. As a minimum it uses encryption and other methods to protect sensitive information on-line but it may employ other methods or forms of security from time to time as well. Off-line, your information is protected by a number of strictly regulated processes and measures.

Third party links

Links to third party Web sites from the Ultra Site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Ultra Site. Ultra have not reviewed these third-party sites and do not control them. Ultra does not assume responsibility for any of these sites, their content or their privacy policies.Ultra does not endorse or make any representations about them or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Ultra Site, you do so at your own risk.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using Ultra's Site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Statement. If Ultra updates or changes this Privacy Statement, the changes will be made on this page. Your continued use of Ultra's Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Statement will mean you accept those changes.

Modern Slavery

Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking. These have in common the deprivation of a person's liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain. Ultra Electronics and its subsidiaries (“Ultra”) has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery.

Ultra is committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all its business dealings and relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery does not take place anywhere in its business or in any of its supply chains.

Our structure

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc is the group parent company. Its head office is in the UK and it also has other global offices and facilities, predominantly in the USA, Australia and Canada.

Our businesses

Ultra is organised into 16 business units operating through its three divisions: Aerospace & Infrastructure; Communications & Security and Maritime & Land.

Aerospace & Infrastructure

  • Energy (comprising Nuclear Control Systems* and Nuclear Sensors & Process Instrumentation)
  • Precision Control Systems*

Communications & Security

  • 3eTI
  • Advanced Tactical Systems
  • Communications & Integrated Systems*
  • Forensic Technology
  • Herley
  • TCS

Maritime & Land

  • Avalon Systems
  • Command and Sonar Systems*
  • EMS Development Corporation
  • Flightline Systems
  • Maritime Systems
  • Ocean Systems
  • PMES*
  • USSI

* trading names for Ultra Electronics Limited

We provide a wide range of specialist capabilities in the Defence & Aerospace, Security & Cyber and Transport and Energy Markets. Ultra’s core markets are in North America, the UK and Australia, however we will continue to develop strategic positions where there is strong growth potential.

Our supply chains

Each of our business units operate autonomously and have responsibility for management of their own supply chain. Policy and guidance is provided centrally from Head office and via the Ultra Procurement Council.

Ultra is committed to ensuring there is transparency in its business and in its approach to tackling modern slavery throughout its supply chains. To this end, modern Slavery is a regularly discussed at the Procurement Council meetings.

The Procurement Council has determined that, in general, Ultra has a low dependency on goods and services from suppliers that present a high modern slavery risk. The goods and services procured by our businesses tend to be Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) products, high-end technology or consultancy / professional services from within North America, the UK, Australia or other low risk territories.

The following steps have been introduced by the Procurement Council to prevent modern slavery occurring within Ultra’s supply chains in the future:

  1. Determining and maintaining acceptable procedures for supplier pre-qualification;
  2. Ongoing assessment of modern slavery risks based on high country risks and high sector risks;
  3. Developing common local modern slavery policies;
  4. Providing a forum for discussing and recording modern slavery occurrences (if any) and preventing future occurrences;
  5. Developing and introducing training for relevant employees in Modern Slavery

Ultra expects the same high standards from all of its contractors, suppliers and other business partners and this is communicated:

  • In its commercial contracts with external organisations,
  • When adding/pre-qualifying suppliers to its vendor base,
  • When conducting audits or visits at supplier sites.
Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

Business Managing Directors and Presidents are responsible for the implementation of local slavery and human trafficking policies within their respective businesses. Divisional MDs/Presidents are responsible for monitoring policy compliance by the businesses within their division.

Managing Directors and Presidents shall ensure that:

  • A written policy is maintained by their business which strictly prohibits: the use of modern slavery in their business or their supply chains; and their business does not support or engage suppliers where they are aware of modern slavery within the suppliers’ business or supply chains.
  • Their business has in place systems to: identify and assess potential risks of modern slavery in their business and their supply chains; mitigate the risk of modern slavery occurring in their business and supply chains; and monitor potential risk areas in their business and supply chains.
  • Terms and conditions of purchase forbidding the use of modern slavery practices are adopted by their business with the right to terminate a relationship with a supplier if issues of noncompliance are discovered and/or noncompliance is not addressed in a timely manner.

We have an independently managed confidential reporting line for employees and third parties to report any concerns in relation to modern slavery.


Managing Directors and Presidents have responsibility for providing adequate and regular training to employees in their business to ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery occurring in their business and supply chains.

Measuring effectiveness

The effectiveness of Ultra’s Modern Slavery policy is measured in the following ways:

  1. Business compliance with its local modern slavery policy;
  2. Rolling refresh of business risk assessments to ensure any changes in the profile of supply chain risks are considered, assessed and appropriately managed.
  3. Review of:
    1. the terms and conditions businesses have with their suppliers;
    2. the due diligence processes adopted by businesses; and
    3. the modern slavery training that has taken place in each business.
  4. Recording and monitoring modern slavery incidents (if any) within Ultra’s supply chains and, where necessary, developing corrective measures.

The Procurement Council provides oversight and challenge to this review process.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the Ultra’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2018.

The board of directors of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc. approved this statement at its board meeting dated 1 August 2019.

Simon Pryce
Chief Executive

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