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PartInfo Privacy Policy

At PartInfo, we take the security and safety of your information very seriously. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when individuals access our website, or interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time, without prior notice (as indicated by revising the date at the bottom of this policy). We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy regularly to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

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DEFINITION OF TERMS

"PartInfo", "we", "us" or "our" refers to the PartInfo brand in the UK.

"You" or "your" refers to any individual who visits and/or interacts with our website.

"Website" or "site" refers our website at www.partinfo.co.uk.

"Services" refers to the provision of our online services, including our website and online help and contact tools.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Information we collect

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you participate in any interactive features of our services, fill out a form, request customer support, provide any contact or identifying information or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address and other contact or identifying information you choose to provide.

Information we collect automatically when you use the services

When you access or use our services, we automatically collect information about you, including:

Information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies

We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us to improve our services and your experience, see which areas and features of our services are popular, and count visits. See below for more details on the cookies we collect and how they are used. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our services or emails to track count visits or understand usage and campaign effectiveness.

USE OF INFORMATION

We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

PartInfo is a brand based in the United Kingdom and the information we collect is governed by English law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the UK and other countries both in and outside the EEA.

LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING YOUR DATA

All personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interest, as detailed below, and to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations. Legitimate interests in this respect include:

SHARING OF INFORMATION

We will never pass your data to anyone else, with the exception of our trusted partners, unless we have your express consent or on your instruction, or where we have a legal obligation to do so. Trusted partners are organisations that process data on our behalf, both in the UK and EEA and abroad, to fulfil contracted partnerships that enable the provision of our Services, or as part of our commitment to improve our online services.

You may contact us by emailing our Customer Services team to request a list of our trusted partners.

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individual customers are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

RETENTION OF INFORMATION

We may retain certain information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes, to allow us to fulfil our service obligations.

SECURITY

To protect your information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We frequently carry out manual and automated security checks to make sure our applications attain the highest level of security, and continually look to improve the technical and organisational security measures that are in place.

YOUR CHOICES AND YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email our Customer Services team.

Please note that we may retain certain information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that, with your permission, are added to your computer’s hard drive to analyse web traffic or advise you when you visit a certain website. Cookies mean that web applications treat you as an individual, tailoring operations to your requirements and the things you like and dislike. They do this by gathering information regarding your online preferences.

At PartInfo, cookies are used to help us understand which pages of our website are being used. This information allows us to make improvements to our site, to tailor services to the needs and preferences of our users. You are able to remove the cookies from your computer at any time.

The use of cookies means that we can provide a better user experience to our customers by monitoring the pages that they find useful and those that they do not find useful. Cookies do not allow us to access your computer.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default, so by using our website you are giving consent for us to use cookies. You can choose to decline cookies but this may mean you can’t take full advantage of the functionality of our site. Cookies play a crucial role in ensuring the availability and functionality of our Services.

We use the following types of cookie on our site:

Promotional Communications

We will not send promotional communications to users of the PartInfo website.

We may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account, technical, support or administrative messages, previous purchases or our ongoing business relations, in order that we can continue to fulfil our Service obligations.

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third party websites and content. These websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these organisations or their policies. It is recommended that you check the individual policies on any websites visited before you submit any personal data.

HOW TO CONTACT US

For more information regarding this Privacy Policy, or for any other queries, please contact our Customer Service team on enquiries@partinfo.co.uk.

Date modified: May 2018