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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC, the owner and provider of this Website. TK COMPONENTS LTD  T/A TKC takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

    Data

    collectively all information that you submit to TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679;

    Cookies

    a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

    TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC,
    we
    or us

    TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 2320087 whose registered office is at TKC, CRANBERRY DRIVE, DENTON, GREATER MANCHESTER, M34 3UL;

    UK and EU Cookie Law

    the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

    User or you

    any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

    Website

    the website that you are currently using - tkc.co.uk; and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

  1. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  2. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
  3. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
  4. "including" is understood to mean "including without limitation";
  5. a reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  6. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

  1. Name
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Contact Information such as email addresses and telephone number
  4. Geographic information such as address and postcode
  5. Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers
  6. A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected); in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Our use of data

For purposes of The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC operates as a Data Controller when managing personal data relating to our direct customers or employees and operates as a Data Processor when managing personal data on behalf of our customers.
TKC will not share, rent or sell your data to any third-party organisation for any marketing purposes. TKC adhere to Article 6 of The General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 in relation to the lawfulness of processing data and use the following legal reasons to process the data:

Contract

Your personal information is processed in order to fulfil a contractual arrangement e.g. in order to send you a Sales order

Consent

Where you agree to us using your information in this way e.g. for sending you marketing emails

Legitimate Interests

This means the interests of TKC in managing our business to allow us to provide you with the best products and service in the most secure and appropriate way e.g. to transfer your data to certain Third Parties, such as delivery partners.

Legal obligations

Where there is statutory or other legal requirement to share the information e.g. when we share information for credit references

 

Here are some of the most common ways in which we use data for legitimate purposes. Whilst these examples are not exhaustive, they are the most frequent ways in which TKC use data:

Contractual obligations

To fulfil customers’ sales orders.

Marketing

Your details may be on one or more of our direct marketing or e-mailing lists to receive material and/or e-mails for products, services and promotions. You will be able to unsubscribe from these communications at any time. We often use third party bulk e-mail services such as Campaign Monitor to deliver such e-mails and their privacy policy is available on their website.

Important Updates

We often provide important updates regarding changes to service, delivery and product advice.

Website

We may, on occasions, use cookie data and analytical software sometimes provided by third parties, for example Google Analytics, so that we can improve our web browsing experience, track visitor numbers and make improvements to our on-line presence. We do not make or allow anyone to make any attempt to identify those visiting our site, other than when you may sign up to something or request information.

Third party websites and services

  1. TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
  2. 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. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties will be processed within the terms of this privacy policy and in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulations 2016/679.

Links to other websites

  1. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

  1. TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
  2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
  3. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

Functionality of the Website

  1. To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
  2. You may restrict your internet browser's use of Cookies. For more information see the clause below (Cookies).

Security

  1. We endeavour to maintain your data securely at all times and appropriate to the levels of risk identified. The measures may include, but are not limited to, secure data back-ups, electronic data encryption, password protection and locked storage facilities.
  2. Data will only be retained for as long as necessary and/or for the lawful reasons identified. Data will be destroyed once we have identified that it is no longer required for the identified lawful reason.

Cookies

  1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products. TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.
  2. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
  3. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
  4. This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie

Purpose

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  1. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
  2. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
  3. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

General

  1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
  4. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

  1. TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

    You may contact TK COMPONENTS LTD T/A TKC by email at online.sales@tkc.co.uk.