The information we collect and how we use it
If you contact us (either online, in person, via telephone, fax or letter) and provide any personal data (such as name, address, telephone number etc) then this information will only be used in the course of providing service to you. We will not send unsolicited communications to you unless you explicitly give your consent. Also, we will not pass any of your personal details on to third parties unless it is necessary to facilitate your enquiry.
In addition to any personal data you might supply to us, we collect aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the site and our services and we may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
How to check, correct or limit our use of your information
You may check, correct or instruct us to limit the use of any personal information we might hold about you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
How we protect your information
The internet is not a secure medium and, as such, the safety of any data sent via an online communications technology, such as email, cannot be guaranteed. However, once your personal information reaches us, it is stored securely and confidentially in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.
Cookies are small pieces of data placed on visitors’ computers by websites they visit. The vast majority are harmless and contain no personal information about the visitor whatsoever. In fact, many are actually used to provide a visitor requested service, such as maintaining the session of a logged-in user.
The cookies currently used with www.techsilver.co.uk and tech-silver.com are detailed below.
In order to manage your on-line shopping experience, we are using a system called WooCommerce, which is setting a few cookies to save cart information and to manage your sessions.
To keep track of cart data, WooCommerce makes use of 3 cookies:
The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps us know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.
Apart from WooCommerce we are using Google Analytics which is used on most websites for website statistics. Google Analytics is also setting a few cookies that transfer some information, such as which browser you use etc. This help us optimise our website to serve you better. These first-party cookies are used for anonymously tracking visits to our website. No personally identifiable information is ever stored and the data is not shared with other domains.
For more information about cookies, please see www.allaboutcookies.org.
Below is a list of the cookies that we used on this site, which you can delete in your browser settings at any time:
|viewed_cookie_policy||Cookie Law||1 year||Is being set when you close the cookie banner|
|wc_session_cookie||WooCommerce||2 days||Contains a unique id to support functions like last viewed products etc.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||WooCommerce||at end of session||Contains a unique id that associates you with the products in your shopping cart|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||WooCommerce||at end of session||Contains the number of products in your shopping cart|
|_utma||Google Analytics||2 years||Determines the number of unique visitors to the site|
|_utmb||Google Analytics||30 minutes||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site|
|_utmc||Google Analytics||when you close your browser||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser|
|_utmz||Google Analytics||6 months||This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)|