This policy applies between you, the 'user' of the website, and the website owner 'Tarka Computer Care'. This policy applies to all use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of the website.
What We Collect
We may collect any of the following information.
- Contact information including email address (if supplied)
- Information about your network / computer including IP address and browser type (collected automatically by all browsers)
- Information about your activity on the website
- Cookie information (see "Cookies" for more information)
Use of data collected data
We are registered with the ICO and our registration details can be found on the public register HERE (opens in a new tab/window).
Any personal data you submit will be retained by Tarka Computer Care for as long as you use the website or services provided by the website.
All personal data is stored in accordance with the principals of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data security is of great importance to us. Suitable physical and electronic procedures have been put in place to safeguard data collected through the website and collected when you drop off a computer to us or we visit you for a repair job.
Unless we are obliged by law to do so your data will not be disclosed to anyone else apart from the third parties mentioned below. If it is shared with them then it is on the understanding that they also conform to and follow the principals of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Any or all of the above data may be required from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using the website. Specifically, data may be stored and used by us for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- Improvement of our products / services
- Customisation or update of the website
Third party websites and services
Tarka Computer Care may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters which may include:
payment handling, delivery of purchased items and search engine optimisation (so you can find us on search engines more easily). The providers of such services may have access to certain personal data provided by you through the website or through a job record form that you fill out before a job is started. Any data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Any data that is processed by third parties must be processed within the terms of this policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Your right to withhold data
You may access certain areas of the website without providing any data at all (See "Cookies" for more information). However, to use all services and systems available on the website you may be required to submit personal information or other data.
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer by websites including this one. Cookies usually contain anonymous information which can only be accessed by the website which placed it on your computer.
You can delete cookies, however you may lose information which enables you to access the website more quickly or enables use of certain services or systems on the website.
You can choose to disable cookies in your browser. By default your browser will accept cookies. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain areas of the website, as well as some services.
- How you use the website
- Your preferences for the website
Changes to this policy