Computer Components Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Computer Components Limited 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. This policy is effective from 16 November 2011 and was last updated on 22 June 2021.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
you may ask us to stop sending marketing communications or change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44 1404 540 300.
When we use your personal information, we are required to have a lawful basis for doing so. There are a number of different lawful bases upon which we may rely. These depend on the nature of the personal information and purpose.
The lawful bases we may rely on include:
- consent: this is where you have provided us with clear consent to process your personal information for a specific purpose (in limited circumstances)
- contract: this is where our use of your personal information is required for a contract we have with you, or as a result of your request for us to take specific steps prior to entering into a contract;
- legal obligation: this is where our use of your personal information is required for us to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations);
- legitimate interests: this is where our use of your personal information is required for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third-party (unless there is an adequate reason to protect your personal information which overrides our legitimate interests).
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Computer Components Ltd, 18 Durham Way, Heathpark, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1SQ.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We are committed to ensuring that your information 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 online.
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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 that other website. 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.