Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Act (Privacy Policy)



May 2018

Milspares Ltd. is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. We take care to protect the privacy of our customers and suppliers  who communicate (online or offline) with us, on site, over the phone, through our website and social media platforms.

We have therefore developed this privacy policy to inform you of the data we collect, what we do with your information, what we do to keep it secure as well as the rights and choices you have over your personal information.

1.  Information we collect

We only collect information that we know we will need to use and which is in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The type of information that we will collect on you and which you voluntarily provide to us on this website may include the following:-

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Email address
  • IP address

We may, during further  business transactions with you, extend this information to include your purchases, services used, records of conversations and agreements and payments..

  • You are under no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal information; however we require at least the information above in order for us to provide a service to you as a customer in an efficient and effective manner.
  • The legal basis for processing your data is based on your specific consent/performance of a contract/our legitimate interest that we will have stated at the point the information was initially provided, therefore we will not store, process or transfer your data outside the parties detailed above unless we have an appropriate lawful reason to do so.


2.  Browser Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit to identify you. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or  function more efficiently, as well as to provide relevant information to you.

Our cookies do not contain any personal information about you.

There are different types of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are required  to operate our website.

Analytical/Performance Cookies

These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.  It also helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:


Cookie Name


Session Cookie


A cookie set by our website to uniquely identify you as a visitor and store your basket contents to allow you to order from our website.

Google analytics cookies

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz

Cookies used to collect information about how our visitors use our site. We use this information to improve your experience. More information here - >


3.  How we use your information

  • To contact you, following your enquiry, reply to any questions, suggestions, issues or complaints you have contacted us about.
  • To make our products and services available to you.
  • To process your order.
  • To take payment  or where necessary, provide you with a refund.
  • To provide you with details of products or services that match a product or service which you may have previously purchased or enquired about.
  • For statistical analysis and for feedback about our products and services, the website, activities.
  • To power our security measures and services so you can safely access our website.
  • Help us understand more about you as a customer and the products and services you require so that we can provide a better service.
  • Contact you about products and services from us.
  • Provide you with online advertising and promotions.
  • Help answer your questions and solve any issues you have.

The following parties process information on behalf of Milspares Ltd in order to facilitate some of the actions above:


4.  Who we might share your information with

We may share your personal data with other organisations in the following circumstances:

  • If the law or a public authority says we must share personal data;
  • If we need to share personal data in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (this includes providing personal data to others for the purposes of preventing fraud and reducing credit risk); or
  • From time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the website. However, all the information we share will be collected and anonymised, so neither you nor any of your devices can be identified from it.

5.  How we keep you updated on our products and services

We will send you relevant marketing and news about our products and services in a number of ways including by email, but only if you have previously consented to receive these marketing communications. When you register with us we will ask if you would like to receive marketing communications, and you can change your marketing choices online, over the phone or in writing at any time.

If you wish to amend your marketing preferences, you can do so by contacting:

Milspares Ltd: +44 (0)1296 485481 /


6.  Your rights over your information

Right to Access Your Personal Information

You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you in many circumstances, by making a request. This is sometimes termed ‘Subject Access Request’. If we agree that we are obliged to provide personal information to you (or someone else on your behalf), we will provide it to you or them free of charge and aim to do so within 30 days from when your identity has been confirmed.

We would ask for proof of identity and sufficient information about your interactions with us that we can locate your personal information.

If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us as set out below.

 Right to Correct Your Personal Information

If any of the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, you may ask us to correct it.
If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us as set out below.

Right to Stop or Limit Our Processing of Your Data

You have the right to object to us processing your personal information if we are no longer entitled to use it.  You are entitled to have your information deleted if you feel we are keeping it for too long.  You are also entitled to have its processing restricted in certain circumstances.
If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us as set out below.

For more information about your privacy rights

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) regulates data protection and privacy matters in the UK. They make a lot of information accessible to consumers on their website which you can access here.

You can make a complaint to the ICO at any time about the way we use your information. However, we hope that you would consider raising any issue or complaint you have with us first. Your satisfaction is extremely important to us, and we will always do our very best to solve any problems you may have.


7.  How long we keep your information for

We retain a record of your personal information in order to provide you with a high quality and consistent service. We will always retain your personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and never retain your information for longer than is necessary. Unless otherwise required by law, your data will be stored for a period of 2 years after the last time you expressed an interest in our services, at which point it will be deleted.


8.  Giving your reviews and sharing your thoughts

When using our website you may be able to share information through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. For example, when you ‘like’, ‘share’ or review our Services. When doing this, your personal information may be visible to the providers of those social networks and/or their other users. Please remember it is your responsibility to set appropriate privacy settings on your social network accounts so you are comfortable with how your information is used and shared.


9.  Security

Data security is of great importance to Milspares and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your collected data.
We take security measures to protect your information including:

  • Limiting access to our buildings to those that we believe are entitled to be there
  • Implementing access controls to our information technology
  • We use appropriate procedures and technical security measures (including strict encryption, anonymisation and archiving techniques) to safeguard your information across all our computer systems, networks, website and offices.
  • We will  never ask you for your passwords;


10.  How to contact us

If you would like to exercise one of your rights as set out above, or you have a question or a complaint about this policy, the way your personal information is processed, please contact us by one of the following means:

By email:

By post:

Data Protection
Milspares Ltd
Claydon House
1 Edison Road