My Computer Tips - Privacy Notice 02/10/21
My Computer Tips ("we", "us", or "our") is strongly committed to protecting personal data. This privacy statement describes why and how we collect and use personal data on the site. It applies to personal data provided to us, both by companies themselves or by others. We may use personal data provided to us for any of the purposes described in this privacy statement or as otherwise stated at the point of collection. When collecting and using company data, our policy is to be transparent about why and how we process company data.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
Company Name, Address, Town, County, Post Code, Email Address, Website Address, Telephone Numbers and details about the services your company offers.
We also may collect data when a company gets in touch with us with a question, complaint, comment or feedback. In these cases, the company is in control of the personal data shared with us and we will only use the data for the purpose of responding to the communication.
How we collect data
We collect data online via our website or by email. We do not collect data in any other way.
How we use your information
We use your information data for some or all of the following purposes:
- For My Computer Tips administration purposes, for example sending packages and parcels via the orders through our website.
We do not sell any personal data and we will not make your personal data available to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. Companies or individuals may contact you via your online profile through the online email form. Plastic Storage Containers will monitor these emails to ensure they are genuine.
We are committed to ensuring the information on the site is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages of our website are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
PHP Web Stat
We use PHP Web Stat to collect anonymised data about visitors to our website. We use this data to improve visitor experience, and to help us make the site better and attract more visitors.
PHP Web Stat records:
- Any website the visitor came from to get to our website.
- The kind of computer they are using (Windows, Mac, Linux etc. as well as information like screen resolution, web browser etc.)
- The visitors general location (e.g. London, United Kingdom)
- Where the visitor clicked on the site and how long they stayed for.
The data is only processed in a way which does not identify any person. You can use a browser plugin to opt out of the PHP Web Stats tracking.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We only retain the data processed by us for as long as is considered necessary for the purpose for which it was collected (including as required by applicable law or regulation).
- You can view your data that we hold about you by emailing us.
- You can unsubscribe from receiving marketing emails from us by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any of our marketing emails or via the control panel.
You have rights under data protection law which include the right to request access to your data, to object to processing where we are doing so based on our legitimate interests, to request rectification of incorrect data or erasure of data, and to data portability.
Should you wish to receive a copy of personal information that we hold about you or exercise any of your other rights, please send an email or write to us using the contact information shown below.
We hope that you won't ever need to, but if you do want to complain about our use of personal data, please send an email or write to us with the details of your complaint, using the contact information shown below. We will look into and respond promptly to any complaints we receive.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") (the UK data protection regulator). For further information on your rights and how to complain to the ICO, please refer to the ICO website.
Changes to this privacy statement
We recognise that transparency is an ongoing responsibility so we will keep this privacy statement under regular review.
This privacy statement was last updated on 2nd October 2021.
Data controller and contact information
The data controller is the company name; if you have any questions about this privacy statement or how and why we process personal data, please contact us at:
LCPC trading as My Computer Tips
28 Roundhouse Crescent
LCPC are registered sole traders. We are also registered with the inland revenue for tax purposes in the United Kingdom.