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Privacy policy

This policy is effective from 5th August 2008

Our privacy policy sets out how UK Student Laptops uses and protects any information that you give to UK Student Laptops when you register and use this website.

UK Student Laptops is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We can assure you that should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

UK Student Laptops may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

How we use the information we collect

The information collected when you register with us at the website is generally used to communicate with you, process payments, and for delivery and dispatching purposes only. Information is used for the purposes of delivery to your address, whether home or business, and in terms of warranty. We do not pass on or share your information with any other company, except in accordance with Google Checkout, which is use for payment purposes only.

The information our website gathers from our customers, contains the standard mandatory requirements of customer information. These include: email address, name and company name, address, postcode and contact number. These details are stored in our website database, which a customer may access and alter at any time, through the use of their personal username and password.

Our Security

 We use a very secure payment processing system via Google checkout. (Please refer to Google Checkout’s Privacy Policy).

“Google Checkout takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. It also restricts access to personal information to Google employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.” (As stated under: Information Security – Google Checkout Privacy Policy)

We advise you as our customer on the security of your account to keep your account password confidential, and to not share your account name or password with anyone. If you do share your account information with a third party, they will have access to your account and your personal information.

How cookies are used on our website

A cookie is a small settings file which is stored on our website, which remembers searches and details about your previous visits to our website, enabling a more prompt experience for the next time you visit our website. It makes it easier to search products, as it remembers information to help you in your search. It is also useful for enabling you to remember your username, and saves the hassle of retyping your username every time you visit our website. For example, when entering your username and password, there is a check-box with is labelled ‘remember me’. You may click this box to allow your computer to remember your details, or click again to remove the tick for your computer to not remember your details.

However, you are able to disable this feature, for example if you are using a public computer, in order to protect your username, which can be found in the internet options of your browser.

This device helps 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.

Links to other websites

Our website may from time to time contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest, which makes your online shopping experience much easier. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. This therefore means that we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting other sites, as those sites are not governed by our privacy statement. We advise that when visiting any linked websites that you visit the privacy policy on that website to secure your privacy.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information on our website. This can be achieved in the following ways:

  • When registering with our website you are asked to indicate whether you would like to receive any future advertisement of product information and promotions. You may control this service by a small check-box, which may be found when you purchase a product.
  • With regards to this service, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at [email protected]
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you after registration is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.