Privacy and Cookie Policy

This privacy policy sets out how this website (hereafter "the Store") uses and protects any information that you give the Store while using this website. The Store is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Store may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

About this Notice

This Privacy and Cookie Notice provides information on how Cheap Hardware collects and processes your personal data when you visit our website :

  • Process orders
  • Deliver products and services
  • Keep and update our database and your accounts with us
  • Prevent and detect fraud and abuse on our website
  • Propose a unique and targeted navigation experience
  • Process payments and communicate with you about your orders, products, services and promotional offers

The data we collect about you

We collect your personal data in order to provide and continually improve our products and services. We may collect, use, store and transfer the following different kinds of personal data about you:

  • Information you provide to us: We receive and store the information you provide to us including your identity data, contact data, delivery address and financial data.

    • Information on your use of our website: We automatically collect and store certain types of information regarding your use of the Cheap hardware online shop including information about your searches, views, downloads and purchases.

      • Information from third parties and publicly available sources: We may receive information about you from third parties including our carriers; payment service providers; merchants/brands; and advertising service providers.

      How we share your personal data

      We may need to share your personal data with third parties for the following purposes:

    • Sale of products and services: In order to deliver your products and services purchased on our marketplace from third parties, we may be required to provide your personal data to such third parties.

        Working with third party service providers: We engage third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders for products or services, delivering packages, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments, transmitting content, assessing and managing credit risk, and providing customer service.

          Business transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other businesses or services. In such transactions, customer information may be transferred together with other business assets.

            Detecting fraud and abuse: We release account and other personal data to other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction, and to comply with the law.

              When we share your personal data with third parties we: require them to agree to use your data in accordance with the terms of this Privacy and Cookie Notice, our Privacy Policy and in accordance with the law

                only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes.

                Cookies and how we use them

                A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

                We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

                Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

                Data security

                We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

                • In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

                  • We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

                    Your legal rights

                    It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

                    • Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data, including the right to access, correct or erase your personal data ,object to or restrict processing of your personal data, and unsubscribe from our emails and newsletters.

                    Our approved third parties may also set cookies when you use our online shop. Third parties include search engines, providers of measurement and analytics services, social media networks and advertising companies.

                    List of cookies we collect

                    The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

                    Cookie Name Cookie Description
                    FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
                    PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
                    GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
                    PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
                    STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
                    STORE The store view or language you have selected.
                    USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
                    MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
                    X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
                    MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
                    MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.