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Linux Computing UK Privacy Policy

Important Notice

Please read this privacy policy carefully. It describes how we use any information we obtain from you via this website and what measures we take to keep this data secure.

Privacy Policy

During the use of this site Linux Computing UK may collect certain personal data about you in order to process your enquiry and / or purchase.
This Privacy Policy is applicable to this site only and is not transferred to other sites on the World Wide Web pages. When leaving this site, please read the privacy policy applicable to the site you are visiting.
You have a right to expect a website to disclose its privacy policies - how your personal information is collected, used and shared. You also have a responsibility to choose which sites you feel comfortable disclosing such information to.
This notice describes our privacy policy.

Data Protection Act

Linux Computing UK takes your privacy and our obligations under the data protection legislation very seriously.
Linux Computing UK will under no circumstances give access to your registration information to any third party for any purpose. Consistent with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998, your information is maintained on secure servers in what we believe to be a well protected environment. Neither Linux Computing UK nor any other website operator can, however, guarantee that your information will remain secure from unauthorised access.
We are committed to protecting your privacy and this statement summarises what personal details we may collect from you before, during or after you use our site and what we will do with them.

Data collection

We collect personal information about you from different sources. For example, we collect information you send us in contact forms and when you purchase goods. If you wish us to remove your details from our database at any time, please email us.
We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests and communicating with you only. We will not publish nor pass on to third parties any of the information you supply unless we receive your explicit permission to do so.
In order to respond to your questions, fulfill your requests or manage interactive customer programs, it may be necessary to ask for personal information such as your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number. We may use this information to respond to your requests, or to contact you via mail, e-mail or phone to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer. If you place an order for a product, request a service or submit content to this site, we may need to contact you for additional information required to process or fulfill your order and/or request.

Cookies

From time to time, information may be placed on your computer to allow us to identify you. This information is commonly known as "cookies". By showing how and when our visitors use this site, this information can help us to continue to improve our site. We will only use cookies to view information on your hard drive that was put there by a cookie from this site. The use of cookies is an industry standard and many web sites use them. Cookies are stored on your computer and not on this site. If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified of when they are placed, you may set your web browser to do so, if your browser so permits.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide certain features. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies are sometimes necessary and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
The cookies used by us will not give us any personal details about you. Our cookies do not have confidential or personal information contained within. Our cookies do not track a user after leaving our web site.

Personal Information

For the purposes of this site Personal Information is assumed to be such classes and items of data defined by the UK Data Protection Act 1998.
We will not, unless compelled by applicable legislation, provide this information to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process your order, fulfill your requests or manage interactive customer programs. We may share your information for a legal or regulatory purpose or to combat fraud.

Email

Linux Computing UK may keep the e-mails you send to us. If you agree to receive e-mail messages from us, we will keep the information you give us to send e-mail of specific interest to you. If you choose to send us an e-mail, we may keep your e-mail, your e-mail address, and our reply.
By accessing and using this Site, you hereby agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to the use of your personal information. Please ensure that you read the following statement carefully. Use of this site and the shop store will be taken as consent to certain uses of your information.
If, having given your consent to the use of your data, you subsequently change your mind you can stop all, or particular uses of your data by sending us an e-mail.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If, having given consent implied or otherwise, you choose to visit our website then your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy Notice and our Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and will be governed by the laws of England & Wales.
If you have any concern about privacy at Linux Computing UK please send us a thorough description to us and we will try to resolve it.
Our business changes constantly. This Privacy Policy is also subject to change, and use of information that we gather is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of use.
We may change this Privacy Policy, or change, modify or withdraw access to this Site, or the content of these pages at any time with or without notice.

Minors

No information may be submitted to Linux Computing UK by persons under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian, nor may persons under the age of 18 make purchases or other legal acts on this site without such consent, unless permitted by applicable legislation.
Linux Computing UK cannot be held responsible for the actions of individuals who knowingly provide false information or act in the absence of consent of a parent or legal guardian in order to obtain goods offered for sale on this site.

Security

Please note that while there are always risks associated with providing personal data, whether in person, by phone or over the Internet, and no system of technology is completely safe, "tamper" or "hacker- proof", Linux Computing UK has endeavoured to take appropriate measures to prevent and minimize risks of unauthorized access to, improper use and the inaccuracy of your personal information.

Accuracy of collected data

Linux Computing UK will on its own initiative, or at your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data retained by Linux Computing UK in connection with the operation of this site.
Linux Computing UK is a trading name of Stephen Hillier & Co Ltd. Registered in England. Reg No. 05047710