Privacy Policy

1. "Personal Data" is any data that identifies you. We will deal with your Personal Data in compliance with the current UK data protection legislation. 

2. Personal Data 
2.1 Personal Data is collected, processed and used by Chips Computers in the course of providing our Service to you and the other purposes mentioned below. The use of information will remain under the control of Chips Computers. We will never pass your data onto any third party. 
2.2 We collect your name, email and phone number(with your permission by checking the check box confirming you have read and agree to our Terms & Conditions and our Privacy Policy. We do not store any data in a database when our contact form/estimation/quote form or ask a question form is filled out and emailed to us. 
2.3 If subscribe to our newsletter, we only collect your email address. 
2.4 If we book a repair in manually via our secure admin system, if we receive permission to do so, we store your name, email address(if provided) and phone number(either landline or mobile) in our secure database, this data is used so you can track your repair online via a secure link after logging in with your username and password to view current and past repairs. We will never send sms messages or emails without your permission and will never pass your data onto third parties.

3. Only if you have given us permission will we send emails to you about new products and services which we consider may be of interest to you. 

4. Cookies 
4.1 We may make use of "cookies". A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your hard disk. Cookies contain information about you and your chosen preferences. For example, it might contain a record of which pages within our website you visited, to help us customise the website for you the next time you visit. 
4.2 Only the information that you provide, or the choices you make, while visiting the  website can be stored in a cookie. For example, the  website cannot determine your email address unless you choose to type it. Allowing Us Right to create a cookie does not give us access to the rest of your computer and only Chips can read it. 
4.3 Chips will only use the cookies created to enhance your experience. What this means is that when you use the site Chips will be able to keep certain settings for you for when you return. 

5. Google Analytics 
5.1 This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). 
5.2 Google Analytics uses cookies, to help the website analyze how users use the site. 
5.3 The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
5.4 Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. 
5.5 Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. 
5.6 Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
5.7 You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
5.8 By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.