HostlinkUK Privacy Promise

Hostlink UK are dedicated to safeguarding your privacy online. We will only collect, store and use your personal information to process your order. We will never rent or sell personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies. We only share your personal data in accordance with the General Data Regulation Protection 2018 and other appropriate laws. You may contact Hostlink UK at any time with any privacy queries or concerns and to see the personal data you have given us and request modification and/or removal.

Your usage of “Hostlink UK Platforms” and any disclosure of personal information via The Hostlink UK Platforms signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Your information
When you place an order with Hostlink UK, we ask for data such as your name, address, e-mail address for communication purposes. Hostlink UK keeps a record of this information on our server and within Instagram, Gmail, Twitter and Facebook. We keep a record of any communication with us so we can help to deal with any enquiries or problems you may have in the future and for HMRC accounts preparation. You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“Subject Access Right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with data protection laws and regulations. To enable us to trace any of your personal data that we may be holding, we may need to request further information from you. If you would like to review the data you have provided to us because you feel that what we presently have on record is incorrect, and/or you would like your data erased from our records, you can do so by contacting us using the email address

Definition of ‘Order(s)’
Whereby an individual has made a formal request, either verbally or in writing to be supplied a Hostlink UK service, to include but not exclusive to hosting or guardianship be made, in return for a payment to be made to Hostlink UK.

How we use and protect your personal data
All the data we gather via The Hostlink UK Platforms or through communication with you is used to operate the service we offer you. We are dedicated to using your personal data only for: processing the service requested by you correctly. We take every precaution to safeguard your information. All personal identifiable information data stored by Hostlink UK is on a password protected laptop and is kept in a secure environment. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Hostlink UK deems the information maintained within Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Gmail is minimal, and the responsibility for keeping customers data in compliance lies with them.

For more information please see
Facebook’s Privacy policy
Gmail’s Privacy policy
Instagram's Privacy policy Data Policy

Hostlink UK believes this meets the GDPR standard and agrees to maintain this compliant business model. If you have questions about your personal data or our privacy policy or to see all the information, we have about you, and to correct any inaccuracies, please contact us at

Changes to privacy policy
We reserve the right to amend our privacy policy, whilst keeping it within all appropriate legislation and guidelines. We will do all we can to ensure that these pages show the most up to date information at all times, and may notify you of such changes by uploading the revised privacy policy on The Hostlink UK Platforms.

Our cookie policy
By visiting the Hostlink UK website with your browser settings adjusted to allow cookies, you are consenting to Hostlink UK using cookies. Hostlink UK uses cookies to deliver the best user experience possible, without them we wouldn’t be able to do things such as remember your preferences or enable you to store products in your basket. The cookies we use don’t store sensitive data such as your name, address or payment details and they can't harm your computer. The data we collect through these cookies is solely for the purpose of improving our website and your browsing experience – it is never used to identify you and we would never share or sell on this data.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded and stored on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that produced it. This helps to ease your navigation by automatically logging you in and remembering things like your preferences and what’s in your shopping basket. The information stored within any given cookie can only be accessed by the website that created it and cookies are limited to communicating only the information that you have disclosed to the site.

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