This site uses cookies, but only to store your basket contents and collect anonymous data and statistics to help us improve our site. This data is only used by us and only for this purpose. On Orders, we do not store any of your payment details. We do store your name and contact details but do not share this information with any other parties.

Cookie Information 

Cookies are small packets of data that are sent from a website to the users browser. The browser holds this data for a specified amount of time. By sending a cookie with a random code to users that visit our site, our statistical tools can differentiate a new user from a returning one which helps us to analyse the popularity of parts of our site - combining that with search engine data gives us a set of tools that are essential for improving our website.

We also use cookies to store the items in your basket, for your convenience until you are ready to check out. Without this we wouldn't be able to a keep the list of items in your basket.

If you would prefer not to allow websites to use cookies there are a number of tools available to disable them from your browser. These are the tools we recommend:

Chrome Ghostery extension (full blocking customisable) or Google's Keep My Opt-Outs extension (advert tracking cookie block)
FireFox Ghostery Add-on or Google's Cookie Opt-Out Plugin  
Internet Explorer Ghostery Add-on or Google's Cookie Opt-Out Plugin  
Safari Ghostery Extension

 More information about cookies and their usage can be found on Google Analytics' developer page

Privacy Policy

What information we collect

In placing an order we will obtain the following information about you:

  • name
  • contact information including phone number and email address
  • billing and delivery address and postcode
  • items ordered

Your payment information is collected via our payment processor on their secure and fully PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant gateway. This data is not stored by us for your protection.

What we do with the information

We require this information primarily to fulfil your order however we also use it for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about our new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, unless you have specified that you would not like us to.

This data is kept private on a secure server and is only accessible by Socket Store Staff.

What we do NOT do with the information

We do not sell or share the information to any third parties.

Some anonymous information is shared with google for promotional campaigns and for our information (see cookie section above)