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Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

1ST-Tap.co.uk respects your privacy and takes your online safety seriously. In order to provide you with the best products, efficient customer service and timely updates, we record a variety of information from your visit to our site. To better protect your privacy, we provide the notice below explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Privacy Policy

Thank you for your accessing to our website 1ST-Tap.co.uk (all references to “us” and “our” refer to 1ST-Tap.co.uk). We respect your privacy and want you to know about the policies that to protect your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains:

How we collect, use, and (under certain conditions) disclose your personal information;

the steps we’ve taken to secure your personal information


your options regarding the collection, using, and disclosure of your personal information.


This Privacy Notice could only be applied to this website but not to personal information we collect from your offline. Please see the section on Offline Collection, Use & Disclosure of Information details. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices on any website other than 1ST-Tap.co.uk to which this Site links or other links to this Site.


By visiting our Site, you accept the practices described in this Notice.

How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk collect and use personal information about me? How are cookies and other technologies used to collect information? Does 1ST-Tap.co.uk ever give out my personal information? How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk secure information collected about me? What choices do I have regarding 1ST-Tap.co.uk collection of my information? Are children allowed to use 1ST-Tap.co.uk? How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk use and disclose information collected from me offline? Where can I find updates to this policy?

How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk collect and use the personal information about me?


Generally speaking, we collect information from Site users in several different ways. As we all know, in order to use certain parts of this Site or order products, all customers must fill out an online registration form with personal information, including but not limited to, your name, gender, shipping and billing address, phone number, email address, and credit card number. In addition, we may ask for your country of residence and/or your organization’s country of operation, so that we can comply with applicable laws and regulations. This information is used for billing, order processing and internal marketing as well as to communicate with you about your order and our site.


All personal information collection is aim to reach to the goal of providing an efficient, meaningful, and customized shopping experience. For example, we can use your personal information to:

* communicate with you about our Site and your orders
* Record and quickly bring up information you’ve given previously
* Process your order and provide you with customer service
* Help you quickly find information, products, and services
* Collect general information about visitors to this Site
* improve content and layout and Create content that is relevant to you
* improve our outreach and market our services and products
* Alert you of our new information, products, and services

How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk use cookies and other technology to collect information?

Cookies are small pieces of information that your Internet browser stores as text files on your computer’s hard drive. Most browsers accept cookies by default, but setting your browser to refuse cookies or remove them from your hard drive will prevent you from using parts of this Site.


1ST-Tap.co.uk uses cookies to speed up navigation track site usage recognize users and user access privileges enable selection and purchase products on this Site record your browsing activity and purchasing record. This Site’s cookies do not and cannot infiltrate a user’s hard drive to gather any confidential information. This Site also uses web beacons (also known as clear GIF technology or “action tags”) to help deliver cookies track views of a web page. Any electronic image on the Site, such as an ad banner, can function as a web beacon.


We may use content or ads from third-party advertising companies that may use cookies and web beacons to measure web page visits or amount of products purchased. Any information these third parties collect via cookies and web beacons is not linked to any personal information we collect.


Does 1ST-Tap.co.uk ever give out my personal information?


We sell merchandise, not information—we do not sell, rent, trade, license, or otherwise disclose your personal or financial information to anyone, except in the following specific situations.


Third-party service providers: Like most catalog and Internet wholesalers, we sometimes use third-party service providers to perform specific functions on our behalf. Any information disclosed to them is solely to help in their provision of service. For example, we provide your name, shipping address, email and phone number to partners such as DHL and UPS in order to guarantee delivery of your orders, and we may use relevant customer information in order to monitor the quality of the third party’s service. Similarly, we must provide your credit card number to financial services organizations such as credit card processors and issuers in order to process payments. We protect all submissions of your credit card number for authorization with state-of-the-art data encryption. (More on this below in the Data Security section)


Legal requirement to disclose information: We may be required to disclose information if subpoenaed, served with a court order or requested by law-enforcement officials conducting investigations, or if we are otherwise required by law to disclose such information. We will also release personal information when necessary to protect our legal rights or enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements. For example, we may share information to reduce the risk of fraud, or to prevent fraud by users who attempt fraud or other illegal activity on our Site.


Merger and/or sale of assets: We do not normally sell, trade or rent personal information to other companies in the course of our business. However, it is possible that we might acquire, merge with or be acquired by another company, or that we might dispose of some or all of our assets, in which case your personal information could be disclosed to another company, subject to the Privacy Notice in effect.


Non-personally identifiable information: We may share information that does not identify you or any user, such as the number of daily visitors to a particular page, or the size of an order placed on a certain date, with third parties such as advertising partners.

How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk secure information collected about me?

This Site incorporates physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, such as: Safeguarding all financial transactions done through this Site with Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) encryption Granting only employees who are providing a specific service access to your personal information Working only with third-party service providers who we believe adequately secure all computer hardware. While our business is designed with safeguarding your personal information in mind, please remember that 100% security does not presently exist anywhere, online or offline.

What choices do I have regarding 1ST-Tap.co.uk collection of my information?

You can choose to: Correct or update your personal information Stop receiving mail to your email address Disable your account to prevent any future purchases through that account. To correct or update your personal information, log in to My Accounts and submit a request through the online Customer Service. To unsubscribe from emails you receive from 1ST-Tap.co.uk, follow the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email and select the option appropriate for you.

Are children allowed to use 1ST-Tap.co.uk?

We respect children’s privacy. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13. Elsewhere on this Site, you have represented and warranted that you are either 18 years of age or are using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information to us, and rely on a parent or guardian to assist you when using the Site.

How does 1ST-Tap.co.uk use and disclose information collected from me offline?

As 1ST-Tap.co.uk collects most information through our Site, this Privacy Policy applies only to online collection of personal information. We also protect all personal information that is collected from you offline, such as through phone calls. If we contact you by telephone regarding an order or payment, we will ask only for the personal information needed to place your order or resolve your issue. When we need to store information related to an order, we enter it into our database through SSL encryption (See the Data Security section above for more information).This Policy does not attempt to cover all possible offline methods of collecting or using personal information, however, we will treat any offline collection, use, or disclosure of personal information in a manner consistent with our online practices.


Where can I find updates to this policy?


To keep you informed of what information we collect, use, and disclose, we will post any changes or updates to this Privacy Notice on this Site and encourage you to review this Privacy Notice from time to time.


Please contact us with any questions about the Privacy Notice.

Information Collection and Use