Last Update published on the 4th May 2020
This website is operated by Official SIM Unlock. We take your privacy very seriously and want to explain to you how Official SIM Unlock obtains and processes personal data to help you understand in a clear and transparent way how we collect, use, and share information about you, and give you the opportunity to decide how your data is handled.
1. Who are we?
Official SIM Unlock is an Internet-based technology company that provides a wide range of services for the phone industry. We are responsible for handling the personal data transferred between our customers and Official SIM Unlock. Personal details will only be kept for the purpose of processing your order. Payment details are not stored by Official SIM Unlock, payment details are received securely by our payment processors to process payment only.
Users of Official SIM Unlock SERVICES, (for example, phone unlocking services and IMEI checks).
Users browsing the Official SIM Unlock website searching for products and services of interest to them, looking for the best deals or comparing current market prices.
Official SIM Unlock Users that provide personal information by completing an online form.
3. What data do we collect?
Official SIM Unlock can obtain data from its Users coming from:
Information requested using our online checkout form, basically, identifying data related to your phone (including, but not limited to, the IMEI number or original operator) and the SERVICE you are interested in purchasing.
Information through interactions with the Official SIM Unlock website (such as purchases, phone unlockings, phone checks, refunds, questions or comments) related to Official SIM Unlock’s SERVICES.
Contact information provided to Official SIM Unlock through different communication channels, or information requests regarding a SERVICE.
Browsing data obtained from our website which is used for technical purposes, performance enhancements and for analysing commercial transactions.
4. How do we use your personal information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To personalise user's experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
To quickly process your transactions.
To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
5. Do you share my personal data with third parties?
We may share your personal data with specific providers when necessary for the fulfilment of the SERVICE, to unlock a device, to deliver items purchased through Official SIM Unlock, or to process your complaints and disputes related to the service.
Keeping in mind that Official SIM Unlock offers a wide variety of online payment methods, operating at all times within a safe and secure environment to minimise possible fraud.
6. How do we protect visitor information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
7. Can I receive promotional materials from Official SIM Unlock?
We would like to provide you with regular updates and inform you of any additional SERVICES, however, we guarantee you can opt out immediately from any e-mail you receive from Official SIM Unlock by contacting [email protected].
8. What are my rights regarding personal data?
Under the general data protection regulation, you have a number of important rights.
The rights you have with regards to your personal information are as follows:
The right to request access to and obtain free of charge any personal information we have stored on you and to use for your own purposes.
The right to update any personal information which is incorrect or incomplete.
The right to ask us to delete all personal information on you from our records.
The right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
The right to request that your personal information is sent to another company, institution, organization or yourself.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulations.
9. How can I exercise my rights?
You can exercise each and every one of your rights by contacting us:
By sending an e-mail to [email protected] with “Data Protection Rights” in the subject header.
10. Do we use 'cookies'?
Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It will turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.