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Terms & Conditions

This website has been compiled to provide you with information on The Tech Dept and its activities. While we have made all reasonable efforts to provide accurate information we do not warrant or represent its accuracy and we reserve the right to make changes to it at any time without notice. The Tech Dept accepts no responsibility or liability for any losses or damages of any kind arising out of the use of any information contained on the website, to the extent permitted by law. The information is copyright to The Tech Dept. You are free to download it for your personal use but you may not reproduce it for any other purpose without our express consent.

The Tech Dept Ltd. Registered in England No 5160515

Registered Office: The Tech Dept, St. James House, Vicar Lane, Sheffield S1 2EX.

Privacy

Tech Dept Ltd, its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereinafter collectively referred to as "The Tech Dept" and "we") respect the privacy of our online visitors and recognise the importance of protecting your personal information. We have therefore adopted a corporate wide Online Privacy Policy that guides how we collect, stores and use the information you provide us when you visit our website.

What and how information is collected

The Tech Dept may request and collect information from our online visitors on a voluntary basis and only during: (1) registration for our email newsletter; (2) sending email via our Contact Us form. The requested information may include personal identifying information such as your name, email address, phone number, place of work etc. Other non-personal information such as IP address, geographical location, device and browser type etc. may be collected by Google analytics which we use to review our website traffic.

Information usage and distribution

The information you provide us is collected by The Tech Dept and will not be disclosed to anyone outside the company other than (1) to fulfil competition prizes; or (2) to provide you feedback on technical support or customer service inquiries. Exceptions to this non-disclosure would only be in the event that you specifically authorise it, law requires it, or disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees or property.

In the event of disclosing information to a third-party for the specified reasons, any third-parties have agreed to maintain the confidentiality and security of the information we share with them.

The Tech Dept take all reasonable steps to protect any data you give to us via the website, but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online over the Internet. You will not hold The Tech Dept responsible for any breach of security unless The Tech Dept has been grossly negligent in this regard.

Cookies

The way we use cookies cannot be used to identify you. These are the cookies we use:

Google Analytics: _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz

These cookies are used for Google Analytics and collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information anonymously, such as the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. Read more about cookies

Opt-out

If you do not want The Tech Dept to send you email or postal mail about our products and services, you can opt out at the time of registration or information collection, or at any time in the future by contacting The Tech Dept by e-mail at unsubscribe@thetechdept.com or by mailing a request to The Tech Dept. Our email newsletter contains an automated unsubscribe option.

Links to other sites

You should be aware that when you are on The Tech Dept's website, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. We cannot guarantee that the privacy policies of these websites meet our standards. As always, we recommend reading the privacy policy of any new site you go to online.

Updating your personal information

If for any reason you wish to access, review, correct or delete the personal information collected about you, you may do so by emailing us at info@thetechdept.com. Once identified, we will be happy to review, update or remove your information as appropriate.

Questions or complaints

If you have any questions, complaints, or comments about The Tech Dept or this privacy policy, please contact us by sending an email to info@thetechdept.com, or by writing to: Privacy Policy Administrator, The Tech Dept, St. James House, Vicar Lane, Sheffield S1 2EX.

Cookies

In this section you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website. We will not use any information gathered through cookies on this site to identify you as an individual.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. Cookies do not damage your device and each cookie is unique to your web browser.

Any cookies on thetechdept.com simply allow us to record anonymous information such as the pages visited on the website. The way we use cookies cannot be used to identify you.

Cookies used on this site

The Tech Dept uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the site. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States.

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. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

The names of these cookies are __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz

More information about Google’s Privacy Policy.

How to control and delete cookies in your browser

If you wish to restrict or block cookies from this or any other website you can do so through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how, or try these links for more information:

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the The Tech Dept website.