The Data Protection Act 1998 regulates the processing of information relating to you and grants you various rights in relation to your personal data.
Rapid Electronics Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that it complies with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Privacy and Cookies Policy explains how we will treat any personal information that you provide to us when you use this site. It also outlines how we use internet cookies and some of the security measures that we take in order to protect your privacy, as well as giving certain assurances on things we will not do.
The information we collect and how we use it
When you register on our website at www.rapidonline.com, we collect information about you and your organisation such as company name, address, job title, e-mail address and phone number.
We gather this information to allow us to process your registration and efficiently administer transactions and deliveries, as well as using it to develop and improve our services.
We may use aggregated information for the purposes of tracking the usage of our services and in order to help us develop and improve the website and such services. We may pass this information to third parties. The aggregated information and statistics will not, however, include details that can be used to identify you.
We may have received personal information about you from other companies and organisations (for example, marketing purposes) and we rely on these third parties to obtain your consent for us to use this information.
We will only send marketing material or advertise the products and services of the company by email to subscribers whose contact details the company has obtained either in the course of a transaction or registration. All subscribers will be offered a means of opting out of such communications at the time their details were initially collected and each subsequent communication.
We use a number of different cookies on our website.
Cookies on Rapidonline
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as adding products to your basket, or logging into your account securely. Without these cookies, our website cannot work properly.
These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make and your personalised features such as what currency you choose to view the site in, your VAT preferences, and your login and password if you choose to save them.
Advertising or Tracking Cookies
We do not accept advertising from any other organisation on our website. We do however allow you to share our content via social media and these cookies are used by AddThis, one of our technology partners, to help track which of the social networking options you use.
If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
From 26 May 2012 website owners in the UK became required by law to inform their visitors of the cookies they use on their site and what purpose they have. They must also provide users with the necessary information and guidance in order to disable cookies.
Gaining your consent
If you choose not to allow cookies, you will do so on the understanding that certain parts of the site will not function correctly and we will have to ask you for your preferences every time you visit the site.
The parts of the site with functionality that will be affected without the acceptance of cookies include the following:
How do I disable cookies?
Cookies can be disabled or removed from your computer using your browser settings. Please follow the instructions below to navigate to the settings on your browser in which you can disable cookies:
Manage cookies in Internet Explorer
Manage cookies Firefox
Manage cookies in Google Chrome
Managing cookies in Safari
Manage cookies in Opera
Links to other websites
Unsubscribing from promotional emails
Customers who wish to stop receiving marketing email communications or amend their preferences can do so quickly and easily. All marketing emails include an 'Unsubscribe' and 'Update your preferences' link. Alternatively an email with the subject line of 'Unsubscribe' can be sent to email@example.com. Your email address will be removed from all our mailing lists used for marketing purposes. Please note that emails relating to the status of orders or transactions will still be sent and received.
Payment card information
Rapid Electronics conform to PCI (Payment Card Industry) Legislation regarding the protection of cardholders data and personal information. All transactions take place within a secure area of the website. Personal payment card information is not published in any form on the website and is not accessible to staff of Rapid Electronics.
How to contact us
Rapid Electronics Limited