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Privacy Policy

Data Protection / Privacy Policy

As a company

Unico Components Ltd collects personal information from you during registration and ordering as well as contact made via email. We will keep this and any other information you give us so that we can carry out credit checks and personalise your service. If you do not want the information to be used in this way, then please indicate on the relevant form or email. None of this information will be supplied to any third parties. The information is stored on both electronic and paper format and access to this information is restricted to only the person/s authorised.

We will collect personal information from you which should not usually include any 'sensitive personal data'.  This information will however include your name, contact address, phone number and email address.  it may also include a company name, position held and a fax number if relevant.

We will use this information for marketing purposes and to communicate with you regarding orders or enquiries relating to our products.

We will only send marketing emails if you have opted in to receive them.  See Section 9 of our Terms and Conditions for further information on Marketing Emails.

We will not provide your information to third parties unless required to do so for the purpose of completing your transaction with us.  This may be a credit reference agency, bank, payment portal, credit insurer or delivery carrier.  This information is shared solely to provide a satisfactory level of service to the customer and to enable the completion of transactions.

Your personal data will be kept indefinitely where we believe there is a legitimate interest for us to do so.

As a customer

Where I/We provide you with personal data, I/we understand that the data will be held securely in confidence and processed for the purpose of carrying out your normal business and associated activities. In considering my/our application, I/we accept that you may consult with and disclose the data to credit reference agencies, banks, credit insurers and other responsible organisations outside your business that you have nominated, and that such third parties may process the data. I/We understand that under the Act I/we have a right to know what data you hold on me/us and if I/we apply to you in writing you will respond within one month detailing this.

I/we understand that I/we are entitle to have personal data deleted if required to do so if it is no longer neededor there is no longer a legitimate reason for processing the data.

If you wish to discuss further hhow your data is held or have a question regarding how we handle your personal data the please email and we will be happy to assist you.


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.

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.

Cookie Policy

(1) Introduction

Our website uses cookies.

By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

(2) About Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies.

A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date)

A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

(3) Our Cookies

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.

We may send to you the following cookies:

(a) UnicoAuth - We will use this session cookie to log you into our website and keep you logged in if you click the 'Remember Me' chekbox during the login process.

(b) UnicoCartID - We will use this persistent cookie to store your shopping cart.  This cookie lets us keep your shopping cart active which means you can close your internet browser and then when you re-open it your shopping cart will have been saved.

(4) Third Party Cookies

When you use our website you may also be sent Third Party Cookies.

We may choose to use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.  Google will store this information.  Google's Privacy Policy is available at:

(5) Cookies and Personal Information

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal informationthat we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

(6) Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.  For example:

(a) In Interenet Explorer (version 9) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking 'Tools', 'Internet Options', 'Privacy' and then 'Advanced';

(b) In Firefox (version 16) you can block all cookies by clicking 'Tools', 'Options', 'Privacy', selecting 'Use custom settings for history' from the drop-down menu, and unticking 'Accept cookies from sites';  and

(c) In Chrome (version 23) you can block all cookies by accessing the 'Customise and Control' menu, and clicking 'Settings', 'Show advanced settings' and 'Content settings', and then selecting 'Block sites from setting data' under the 'Cookies' heading.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on this website including placing orders and logging into the site.

(7) Deleting Cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer.  For example:

(a) In Internet Explorer (version 9) you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at;

(b) In Firefox (version 16) you cab delete cookies by clicking 'Tools', 'Options', 'Privacy' and then 'Show Cookies' and then by clicking 'Remove All Cookies';  and

(c) In Chrome (version 23) you can delete all cookies by accessing the 'Customise and Control' menu, and clicking 'Settings', 'Show advanced settings' and 'Clear browsing data', and then selecting 'Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data' before clicking 'Clear browsing data'.

Again doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

(8) Contact Us

This website is owned and operated by Unico Components Ltd.

If you have questions about our cookies or this cookie policy, please contact us:

(a) by email;

(b) by telephone 01483 237621;  or

(c) by post Unico Components Ltd, Unit 2B, Henley Business Park, Pirbright Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 2DX

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