PORTUS DIGITAL 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.
PORTUS DIGITAL 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.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Name and payment details
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- To process your order and obtain payment
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Here at PORTUS DIGITAL we are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of all our customers (and visitors).
Cookies set by PORTUS DIGITAL
We use online advertising such as Google, Facebook and Instagram to keep you aware of what we’re up to and to help you see and find our products. You may see Portus Digital banners and ads when you are on other websites and apps like social media. We manage this through digital marketing networks and ad exchanges. We also use a range of advertising technologies. The banner and ads you see are based on information we hold about you, or your previous use of Portus Digital, such as your search history and the content you read on Portus Digital, or on Portus Digital banners or ads you have previously clicked on.
Sharing your information
We do not sell ANY of your personal data to any third party – it’s important to us that we remain a trusted brand and website that you feel comfortable shopping with and visiting.
However, we share your data with required companies as an essential part of being able to provide our service to you:
- Companies that enable the processing of payments and the delivery of goods to you such as payment platforms like Paypal and Sagepay, and delivery companies such as Royal Mail and UPS.
- Professional service providers such as marketing agencies, advertising partners and websites hosts who help us run our business.
- Affiliates who help us reach new potential customers or promote our products on their websites such as Facebook, Google and Hubspot.
● Information you’ve already entered can be remembered so you don’t have to enter it again the next time you visit.
Internet Cookies are small files placed on your web-enabled device while browsing the internet - they aim to improve your browsing experience. For example:
● Similarly, your login details such as username and password can be temporarily saved so you don’t have to enter them each time you visit.
● They can also measure site traffic to help us make the service we provide even better.
For more information on these small files, you can read more on the Direct Gov website by following this link: Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them.
Below we have listed the cookies used on this website as well as their use and how long they will last.
Cookies Collected By PORTUS DIGITAL
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|72 hrs (3 days)|
|ekm_pp_portusdigital||Stores a unique reference to visitors cart contents. Stores authentication details for customer logged in section.||Unique ID||On Exit|
|ekm_tmp_ORDERNUMBER||Stores a reference to the visitors order number after an order has been generated.||Unique ID||On Exit|
Cookies Collected By Third Parties
Facebook - Cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us improve the overall website. 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. Facebook will then use this information to create adverts that are specific to you and may show these adverts on your Facebook page. As a policy we only re-market our Portus own brand of computers via Facebook. Please not you have total control over this and can manage what cookies and therefore what information our site gathers.
Hubspot - Analyses your use of our website and information about you to help us inform our advertising and marketing.
|Channel Advisor||SM||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to create reports and to help us improve the overall website. 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.|