Site Security Information

128-bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Certificates & Identity Site Seal

We use RapidSSL & GeoTrust for our site security, which is the worlds second largest digital certificate provider, they are leaders in a wide variety of identity and trust services.  Their comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to connect e-business transactions with 128-bit SSL encryption security.

This allows HB Technologies Ltd website to be a safe online experience.  The order information including your personal and payment details are encrypted before being sent over the Internet to the secure server.  Furthermore, all data stored on the secure server is protected by a firewall, the specification of which are of industry leading standard.  When your card details are entered they are kept confidential & encrypted at all times, and none of your card details will be seen by anyone other than Klarna or PayPal who provide our secure checkout platforms.

Payment Security Information

PayPal Secure Checkout Platforms

Our use of PayPal's secure checkout platform enables us to have a hassle-free secure online buying experience, whichever way you wish to pay.  Regardless of whether you have a customer login account with us or not, once you have a your details entered you can enjoy easy and swift purchase via a secure encryption with either method.

HB Technologies Ltd does not store any Credit Card information such as: Credit Card Numbers, Expiry Dates or CCV Numbers.  All Credit Card payments are done through a secure online payment gateway that Paypal provided (depending on which method you chose).  PayPal are PCI Security Standards Council Complaint.

Information About When You Visit Our Site

When you visit HB Technologies Ltd web site, you are anonymous. We do not collect any personal information, including your email address, without your prior knowledge and consent.  Your HB Technologies Ltd shopping cart is maintained during your browsing session through the use of a randomly generated number that is stored in a cookie on your computer.  None of your personal information is stored in the cookie itself.  The cookie is only generated once you place an item into your shopping cart, and it is deleted when you clear your web browser history.

Information About When You Place An Order With Us

To process and dispatch your order, we need your name, billing address, shipping address, phone number, and email address.  This information is transferred to our server using SSL encryption (Secure Sockets Layer), a security protocol that provides communications privacy over the Internet.  Order contact details (name, address, contact number and email address) are retained for 3 years from when the order was placed to cover the maximum warranty duration periods only.  You have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw your consent from HB Technologies Ltd holding your personal data for any duration by emailing Customer Services via our contact page stating 'Personal data consent withdrawal' in the message. At no time do we send you unsolicited mail or email, nor will we phone you about any matter not related to your order.  We also never share our customer information with any 3rd-party companies.

Information About Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive.

Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.  We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.  This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Information About When You Email Us

Should you contact us via email or otherwise specify that you want us to correspond with you via email, we will do so.  We will not use email contact for anything other than response to your questions.  We will not send you unsolicited email or other communications based upon your email contact to HB Technologies Ltd.

Information About When You Leave Our Site

Finally, please note that HB Technologies Ltd has no control over the privacy practices of sites outside our domain.  If you follow a link to another website, please read that site's privacy policy and contact their administrator with your privacy-related questions.