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Privacy Policy

  1. DPS Computing Limited is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in the United Kingdom, including the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Information Commissioner's Office guidelines.

    The purpose of this policy is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

  2. When you place an order or open an account with DPS Computing Limited we may require some or all of the following, including but not limited to, your name, address, e-mail address and card details. This allows us to process and fulfil your order and administrate your account. You have the option to withhold any personal information that is not required for the order process or administration of your account.

  3. We only use your personal information for payment and billing purposes and account administration within DPS Computing Limited.

  4. We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons, beyond the essential requirement for credit/debit card validation during purchase.
  5. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access in accordance with the UK data protection legislation.

    We do not collect sensitive information about you except when you specifically knowingly provide it. In order to maintain the accuracy of our database, you can check, update or remove your personal details by emailing us.

    We use a technology called “cookies” as part of a normal business procedure. Cookies are small text files that are created by a web server and stored on your computer when you visit a website. They don’t do anything i.e. they are not executable code and can only be read by (you and) the website that created them. You can view and edit the cookies on your computer like any other text file using a text editor (the contents are usually just strings of unique identifiers and date/timestamps). The website that created the cookie can read the contents when you are at their website.

    Cookies are widely used on the Internet: you may have hundreds of cookies on your computer at any one time. Each browser has its own set of cookies so, if you run multiple browsers, you will have multiple sets of cookies on your computer.

    Many websites use cookies to improve your browsing experience e.g. remember your log-in details, record which items you have selected to purchase, or even tailor what content is displayed depending on your preferences. Cookies can also be used to record ‘ analytics’ data i.e. which web pages you visit, whether or not you arrived at the web page by clicking on an advertisement or affiliated website. Many websites find the collection of analytics data valuable in improving the quality and content of their websites.

    In the past, cookies have had some bad press. Much was due to a general misunderstanding of what cookies are and how they work but some was due to justifiable privacy concerns relating to 3rd party tracking cookies. These cookies are used by advertising websites and track a web user across multiple sites. The good news is that all modern browsers allow you to easily block 3rd party cookies.

    We use cookies for the following purposes:

    - to record analytics data.
    - to customise your browsing experience while on the DPS Computing website.

    All the major browsers allow you to block cookies and delete those that have already been created on your computer, usually within the ‘Tools’ section of the browser. These tools allow you to specify which cookies you will accept by type and often by specific websites using an exception list e.g. you can block all cookies and then list the website(s) from which you will accept cookies. There is also a wide choice of browser add-ins that you can install if you wish greater control over persistent cookies.

  6. Personal information may be collected by DPS Computing Limited to administrate your account and verify any transaction(s) you make with us. This is to enable us to provide you with the products and services that you order, give you access to ‘members’ and ‘customers’ only areas of the website (including features such as mailing lists, if you choose to subscribe) and protect both DPS Computing and yourself against fraudulent transactions.

  7. Our usual and primary method of communicating with you is via electronic mail (e-mail).

  8. You personal information is only available internally within DPS Computing Limited and is only accessible by DPS Computing Limited staff.

  9. We do not provide any personal information you give to us to any third party whatsoever, except to comply with our legal obligations when ordered to by law enforcement agencies recognised by the UK government or when a court order is made against us in relation to your personal information by a court of competent jurisdiction.

  10. The information that you provide is only kept in our records while you are a customer, registered member or have an account open with us. If required to do so by law, DPS Computing may have to, for a time, keep some or all of the personal information you provided on our records to comply with relevant legislation.

  11. The contact information you provide us with is only used to inform you about products, services, membership and other relevant DPS Computing Limited activities. This information is only used in the previously mentioned ways unless you specifically and knowingly ‘opt in’ to any other uses or otherwise prohibit any additional use of this information.

  12. DPS Computing Limited has put in numerous security (including physical, electronic and managerial) measures to prevent unauthorised access to your data and to maintain the integrity of such data.

  13. In order to protect and secure your personal information, DPS Computing Limited will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before allowing you to access or modify the personal information that you have provided to us.

  14. If you have any questions about privacy please contact .