Privacy Policy

This policy explains how we, CHIP Express™ of UNIT 8 - The Gavel Centre, Porters Wood, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 6PQ, use your personal information which you provide to us when using our website, www.chipexpress.com. We take our responsibilities for managing your personal data seriously.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. If you use our website to purchase goods which are described in the Terms and Conditions you will be regarded as having read and accepted this Privacy Policy. Please do not use this website or order goods from us if you do not accept this Privacy Policy.

What information we collect about you?

We collect personal information from you when register with us and order goods. Your personal data is collected and stored by us in a secure and safe manner.

We collect information when you complete any customer survey. Website usage information may also be collected automatically using cookies.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use the following cookies on our site:

Google Analytics - The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Google's privacy policy is available to read at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Site Specific Cookies - The site also uses session and user ID cookies to enable us to provide a better service to you. This enables the website to record whether you have placed something in the shopping basket.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use PayPal to accept and process payments from our customers. PayPal use various cookies on its site in order to record your account information and the items which you want to purchase. You can learn more about the cookies which PayPal use and how it processes personal data by going to https://cms.paypal.com/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US.

How will we use the information we collect from you?

We may use your information to manage your account and to send you details of offers or alerts and also information about other products or services that we think may be of interest to you. We may communicate with you via email. We may use your information to answer your enquiries or otherwise communicate with you. We may share your personal data with third parties where this is necessary to provide the services to you.

From time to time we may run competitions or undertake surveys and in doing so we may request that you provide certain information such as your contact details. This is on a voluntary basis and you may choose not to participate and not to provide the information.

In processing your subscription we may send your information to credit reference and fraud prevention agencies.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies' lawful requests for information.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this privacy policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

Access to your information

You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold on you at any time. Please email us if you would like to receive a copy of this information. There may be a small charge for processing this request.

Other Websites

Our website may have links to other websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to this website. You should therefore read the privacy policies of the other websites when you are using those sites.

Updates

This Privacy Policy is reviewed by us on a regular basis and may be updated from time to time. Please ensure that you are familiar with these changes.