Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Phone Recyclers respect the privacy and security of its users and therefore, keeping this in mind, we have tailored our privacy policy in favour of all parties. Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

Who we are


In this privacy policy references to "we", "us" and "our" are to Phone Recyclers. References to "our Website" or "the Website" are to www.phonerecyclers.co.uk.

Other Websites


This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.

Your personal information


When you use Phone Recyclers and register for a new account you will be asked to provide certain information such as your address, mobile phone number and email address.

We’ll use this information to:

  1. Keep you up to date on the progress of your handset/gadgets’ sale.
  2. Keep you informed on Phone Recyclers’ latest products and services if you don’t opt-out during registration.
  3. Keep you informed on the latest products and services of carefully selected 3rd parties (including special offers, discount and competitions) only if you choose to opt-in during registration.

We may contact you by any of the following methods:

  • Email
  • Telephone
  • Text message or picture message
  • Post

Cookies


What are cookies? They’re small files that websites use to remember information about their customers. At Phone Recyclers, we use them to remember what’s in your sales basket. If you’re from another country or using a mobile phone we also remember it for next time.

In order to sell your handset or gadget on the Phone Recycler website, your computer will need to accept cookies which are necessary for keeping track of what you have added to your Sales Basket, and whether or not you're logged in.

Our cookies do not store any personal information.

In addition to essential cookies, our website uses:

  • 'performance' cookies which help us to see how the website is being used, and how we can improve the website in the future
  • 'functional' cookies which enable social media sharing and functionality

If you want to block or delete cookies from our website, you can do this via your web browsers privacy settings; however if you choose to do so then you may find that certain areas of the website may not work properly.

Disabling cookies


By adjusting your browser settings you can choose to accept or refuse cookies from the sites you visit. You can also decide to be notified whenever a cookie is added to your computer. Some people prefer to refuse 3rd party cookies like the ones mentioned below, but please don’t refuse cookies for Phone Recyclers otherwise you won’t be able to sell a phone to us.

Security and Data Retention


We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

We, at Phone Recyclers, are dedicated to maintaining the security of all our data and preventing unauthorized access through the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures, as far as is reasonably possible. Such security measures also include access restrictions, i.e. that data may be accessed only by a limited number of persons within Phone Recyclers.

Our employees are made aware of, and must comply with, Phone Recyclers’ security measures. When we occasionally use third-party contractors to perform tasks that might otherwise be performed by our employees, these contractors are contractually bound to adhere to this Privacy Policy and they are subject to similar restrictions as our employees.

Opting-out


You may at any time easily block further cookie-based Interest Based Advertising and Retargeting activities from Phone Recyclers’ by opting-out.

In addition, note that you are always able to prevent cookies from any website from being installed on your computer by readjusting your browser settings. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you should consult the help section of your browser.

Should you ever have any questions specific to any section of our Privacy Policy, you can contact us directly at privacy@phonerecyclers.co.uk.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our privacy policy. All personal details will be treated as strictly confidential, stored in a secure fashion and used solely for purposes related to the use of Phone Recyclers.