U.P.S. Privacy Policy
This policy explains how Universal Plumbing Supplies uses any personal information you provide to us during your use of our website. "Personal information" is information like your name, address or email address or which would, if combined with other information in the possession of, or likely to come into the possession of Universal Plumbing Supplies, personally identify you.

Privacy Policy

This website is the property of Universal Plumbing Supplies Ltd. We take the privacy of all visitors to this Website very seriously and therefore set out in this privacy policy our position regarding certain privacy matters. This privacy policy covers all data that is shared by a visitor with us whether directly via www.universalplumbing.co.uk, search engines or via email.


Our Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you share with us, or that we collect from you either directly via this Website or via search engines or email, if you require a larger font to this policy please contact us.


  1. Information We Collect In operating our website will consist of the following data about you:
    1.1 Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.
    1.2 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you register to receive information, a newsletter etc. or make a purchase.
    1.3 Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.

  2. Use of Cookies On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers. Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors to www.universalplumbing.co.uk interact with the Website so that we can continue to develop this website and make it a better experience for our visitors.

    We may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file that is downloaded to your computer. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you. All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.

  3. Use of Your Information The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
    3.1 To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
    3.2 To meet our contractual commitments to you.3
    3.3 To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
    3.4 If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

  4. Storing Your Personal Data
    4.1 We may transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic Area for processing and storing. Also, it may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area who work for us or for one of our suppliers. For example, such staff maybe engaged in the processing and concluding of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and in agreement with this Privacy Policy.
    4.2 Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
    4.3 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

  5. Disclosing Your Information
    5.1 Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any).
    5.2 We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
    5.2.1 Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
    5.2.2 Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
    5.2.3 To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.

  6. Third Party Links You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

  7. Access To Information The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.

  8. This website may make use of Google AdWords remarketing. 
    The remarketing or similar audiences feature in AdWords allows you to reach people who previously visited your website, and match the right people with the right message. While remarketing can be a great way to attract past visitors back to your site, you should inform these people that you gather information for remarketing or similar audiences on your website. When you use the remarketing or similar audiences feature in your website, you're required to have the following information in your website's privacy policy:
    8.1 An appropriate description of how you're using remarketing or similar audiences to advertise online.
    8.2 A message about how third-party vendors, including Google, show your ads on sites across the Internet.
    8.3 A message about how third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone's past visits to your website.
    8.4 Information about how your visitors can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can point your visitors to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page. 

  9. Contacting us: We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us at sales@universalplumbing.co.uk. If you prefer to write to us then our contact address is Universal Plumbing Supplies, 127 Lodge Road, Portswood, Southampton, Hampshire So14 6QT