Privacy [v1 02/2020]

SkyTop Hosting

SkyTop Hosting ("we", "us" or "our") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We operate the Website. When you visit the Website, you may have done so having accessed one of the following domain names:

Information Automatically Logged

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Web site, to help combat fraudulent orders and to help us comply with European Union VAT obligations. We use this information for no other reason.

Key details

This website privacy policy describes how protects and makes use of the information you give the company when you use this website. If you are asked to provide information when using this website, it will only be used in the ways described in this privacy policy. This policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on: 01-Feb-2020

If you have any questions about this policy, please email us.


We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide products and services and to enable certain functions on this website. We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

What data we gather

We may collect the following information:
- Name and job title
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Website usage data
- Other information relevant to client enquiries
- Other information pertaining to special offers and surveys

How we use this data

Collecting this data helps us understand what you are looking from the company, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.
Specifically, we may use data:
- For our own internal records
- To improve the products and services we provide
- To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
- To customise the website for you
- To send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
- To send you promotional mailings or to call you about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
- To contact you via email, telephone or mail for market research reasons.

Cookies and how we use them

What is a cookie? A cookie is a small file placed on your computer's hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website. Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to see information like how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit. How we use cookies We may use cookies to: Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions. Identify whether you are signed in to our website. A cookie allows us to check whether you are signed in to the site. Test content on our website. For example, 50% of our users might see one piece of content, the other 50% a different piece of content. Store information about your preferences. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting. To recognise when you return to our website. We may show your relevant content, or provide functionality you used previously. Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us. Controlling cookies You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages and services may become unavailable to you. Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it.

Controlling information about you

When you fill in a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to:
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post.
- Opt-in to receive marketing communications from our third-party partners by email, telephone, text message or post.
If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:
- Sign in to our website and change your opt-in settings.
- Send an email to us.
We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to. Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.


We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links from our site

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of websites outside the domain. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.


We use the chat system from LiveZilla GmbH, Ekkehardstrasse 10, 78224 Singen, Germany, to provide technical support for some customers. Every time that a customer accesses this chat support service from our website, we collect and store data from the chat for web analysis and to actually operate the live chat system itself. This allows us to create user profiles with pseudonyms so that we can operate the chat and analyze visitor behavior. We can also improve our support systems, online shop, and user experience. We run Livezilla from our own servers and do not transfer your data to third parties. If you activate live translation while using this live chat, it will integrate Google Translator. The translations generated by Google Translate should not be regarded as exact, and can sometimes contain incorrect or even offensive expressions. We do not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or currentness of the information translated by this system. Skytophosting does not accept liability for any issues or damages that may result from possible translation errors. Furthermore, it may not be possible to translate some applications, files or elements including graphics, photos or PDFs. Google collects, stores and processes information in order to provide users with better services. This includes, for example, not only the language used in the translation, but also the user’s entire surfing behavior. For more information, please see Google‘s privacy policy.

Geographical Collection

We use Matomo. Matomo is used to analyse the behaviour of the website visitors to identify potential pitfalls; not found pages, search engine indexing issues, which contents are the most appreciated… Once the data is processed (number of visitors reaching a not found pages, viewing only one page…), Matomo is generating reports for website owners to take action, for example changing the layout of the pages, publishing some fresh content… etc.
Matomo is processing the following personal data:
IP address
User ID
Custom Dimensions
Custom Variables
Order ID
Location of the user
And also: Date and time
Title of the page being viewed
URL of the page being viewed
URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page
Screen resolution
Time in local timezone
Files that were clicked and downloaded
Link clicks to an outside domain
Pages generation time
Country, region, city
Main Language of the browser
User Agent of the browser
The processing of personal data with Matomo is based on explicit consent. Your privacy is our highest concern. That’s why we will not process any personal data with Matomo unless you give us clear explicit consent.

Processing your personal data such as cookies is helping us identify what is working and what is not on our website. For example, it helps us identify if the way we are communicating is engaging or not and how we can organize the structure of the website better. Our team is benefiting from the processing of your personal data, and they are directly acting on the website. By processing your personal data, you can profit from a website which is getting better and better. Without the data, we would not be able to provide you the service we are currently offering to you. Your data will be used only to improve the user experience on our website and help you find the information you are looking for. We are keeping the personal data captured within Matomo for a period of 12 months. You can ask us at any time to access your personal data.