This privacy policy sets out how Cyotek uses and protects any information that you give Cyotek when you use this website.

Cyotek is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Cyotek may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 27th March 2010.

Who we are

Cyotek Ltd is the data controller responsible for your personal data.

What we collect

We may collect and process the following personal data about you:

  • Information you provide to us: This includes information about you that you give us by filling in forms or by communicating with us, whether face-to-face, by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This information may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

  • Information we collect about you: With regard to each of your visits to our website we may automatically collect the following information:

    • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
    • information about your visit.

What we do with the information we gather

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
  • Your personal data will be used for personalisation of ads
  • Cookies may be used for personalised and non-personalised advertising

Sharing your personal data

We may share your personal data with third parties where required by law or where it is necessary for our legitimate interests.

If you consent to personalised advertisements, your personal data will be used for personalisation of ads.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use 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. To opt out, see Opt-out for Matamo analytics below.

Adverts are served via Google AdSense, to learn more and manage consent, see Consenting to Advertising Cookies below. Cookies may be used for personalised and non-personalised advertising

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.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Consenting to Advertising Cookies

Some Cyotek web properties serve advertisements using Google AdSense. Cyotek does not make use of this data, but Google and its ad partners will doubtless be collecting it. If you deny consent, ads may still be displayed but will not be personalised.

If you consent then

  • your personal data will be used for personalisation of ads
  • cookies may be used for personalised and non-personalised advertising

Learn more about Google's use of your information.

Click here to revoke consent.

Opt-out for Matamo analytics

Cyotek web properties use self-host Matamo Analytics. You can opt out of data collection using the form below. If you do not see a form, then data collection is already disabled due to your browsers DNT setting.

Update History

  • 14Mar2023 - added link for revoking constent
  • 26Feb2023 - added link to Google's policy. Removed mention of a fee for data protection requests. Added Matamo link and a note about opt out not appearing when using DNT (as you're already opted out).
  • 05Nov2017 - added opt-out for piwik/Matamo analytics
  • 27Mar2010 - first published