Cookies and Privacy Policy

The purpose of this policy statement is to clearly explain to you how we collect, use and store your personal data as well as letting you know your rights when it comes to your personal information and in accordance with the new Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016. Enforcement date: 25 May 2018. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC


Although every care is taken to ensure that all information on this website is accurate and up to date, The Sat and PC Guy cannot accept any responsibility for mistakes or omissions. Specialist advice should always be obtained before taking any action as a result of the comments made on this website. The information on this site is offered in good faith and The Sat and PC Guy cannot be held liable for any loss or damage to satellite or electrical systems as a result of information on this site.

The Sat and PC Guy is not responsible for any external sites, adverts, or links. You click and use these at your own discretion. All information and links are offered in good faith. External sites may use “cookies” to log where you have come from.

We are not responsible for any programming or satellite signal changes by the channels or satellite network operators. Channel availability, reception, and subscription charges can be changed at any time without notice, which are out of our control. Where possible we update this website to ensure it gives the most accurate and up to date information about any future changes to reception of UK satellite TV in Spain.

This website does not host, rebroadcast or retransmit any copyrighted material.

We cannot be held responsible for any information requested once the site has been left.

Although we endeavour to only link to reputable sites, and have a continuous monitoring policy to try to ensure that this remains the case, please be careful if asked for any information and always read the privacy policy.

If you have any concerns about the site or any sites that link directly from the site please email us.

In common with most other websites we do collect and use the data contained in log files, this includes your Internet Protocol (known as IP) address, your internet service provider (ISP), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited.

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements to support our website. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, however this can affect how you are able to use our site as well as other websites.

The site consists links to third-party sites and as such these sites are out of our control and therefore the content could change without our knowledge.

We bear no responsibility for any information, or content once the site has been left.

Should you attempt to purchase any product as a result of following a link from this site, we cannot be held liable under any circumstance for the goods, services or information you contract to buy. Nor can we be held responsible for refunds or bad debt.

Listing of a company, service, or product on this Web site does not in any way imply endorsement. Reasonable efforts have been made at the time of publishing each page to examine the contents of each organisation and publication linked to on this Web site, but no responsibility is taken for the contents contained on such links. All trade marks and registered trademarks referred to on this site are acknowledged as belonging to the relevant company.

The website and all content are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. By accessing and using this website you acknowledge and agree that use of this website and the content is entirely at your own risk.

The information contained on this website is for information purposes only. It is not intended to provide accounting, legal, investment, financial, or other advice to you, and you should not rely upon the information to provide any such advice.

All information posted on this website is intended only as a basis for further discussion, enquiry and study. Spain Made Simple disclaims any liability for direct, indirect or consequential loss arising in connection with the use of the contents of this website or reliance on those contents by any person or organisation, whether in its original form or altered in some way by the user.

We expressly disclaim any and all liability for the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user of this website or any advertiser or sponsor of the website. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any injury, loss, damage (including special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages) or expense arising in any manner whatsoever from (i) the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user; and (ii) any use or inability to use any materials, software, content, goods or services located at or made available at any web site linked to or from this website.

If you decide to access or use any linked web site or content, materials, software, goods or services from a web site linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

You hereby release the website owners from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available through this website or by third parties through this website.

This website contains links to third-party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the website.

We take no responsibility for the accuracy, content, or any aspect of that material, and disclaim any liability to you for such material or for any consequence of your decision to use the links provided or your use of such material.

We also disclaim all liability and make no representations or warranties for any products or services sold or provided to you by any third party. Your purchase of products or services through one of those other sites is subject to agreements and/or the terms and conditions in effect between you and the providers of products and services at those other sites.
You should note that information sent or received over the Internet is generally unsecure and Spain Made Simple cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from this website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information.
You should assume that the owner of this website is an affiliate for providers of goods and services mentioned on this website. The owner may be compensated when you purchase after clicking on a link. The owner may also have received the product for free. Perform due diligence before purchasing from this or any other website.

We are not responsible for any action you take as a result of any of our articles, our information is for entertainment purposes and aimed at helping to inform and educate.

We do not accept any responsibilities for any liabilities resulting from the use of this information.

Any links to third-party websites are not an endorsement but merely a service to help you find more information on certain topics that you may be interested in.

While every attempt has been made to verify the information on this website, the authors cannot assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions and any slights of individuals are unintentional.

We also may accept paid advertising and accept affiliate commissions from third-parties

Legal Details

The Sat and PC Guy is legally registered by the Agencia Tributaria for TV, Satellite TV and electrical installations. The Sat and PC Guy pays into the Spanish Social Security system as an autonomo. “The Sat and PC Guy” is legally registered as a Trademark in Spain by the Patentes y Marcas Agency, under Trademark reference 294.968(7). The use of the term “The Sat and PC Guy” or similar terms for any business in Spain, especially Satellite and TV related businesses, without permission is prohibited by Spanish Trademark legislation.

Privacy Policy

We recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit this website, and how we safeguard your information.

We never sell your personal information to third parties.

This website uses tracking cookies, to help us monitor site usage. Certain third party aspects of the site may well do so also. These cookies do not collect and personal data (like name or address) and are used only to track certain “clicks on adverts” and website tracking data. We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, to report aggregate information to our advertisers and for statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

We collect data when you fill out a form (contact form or reply to a comment / post) on the website. Throughout our website we only request the absolute necessary personal information to carry out the activity which you have requested including Your contact information including name, address, email address, telephone number and your communications with us.

Our website has external links to third party websites, although none of these links are intended to provide us with any personal information about you. However when you do visit those website you may find that they would like to collect your personal information for their own purposes. Please check their privacy policies in each to see how they plan to capture, use and store your personal data.

We take every effort to safeguard your personal data and to ensure it is stored in a secure environment using the latest encryption and storage technologies on our webhost servers. Data may also be stored on encrypted cloud hosting systems with very limited personal access. . Data storage devices are kept in a secure facility with restricted physical access.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and securely stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

We do not request or store any financial information such as Credit Cards or Bank Details. Any payments for services are made via secure third party services such as PayPal.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This site uses cookies. Most websites do this. Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally, they’re here to make the site work better and allow us to analyse how it’s being used. You can delete these cookies as you wish, but some aspects of the site may not work correctly without cookies.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit

Specific Cookies Used

  • Google Analiyics Cookies — These cookies are used to track how people use the site. These cookies include _utma, _utmb, _utmc, and _utmz.
  • Account Cookies — If you have an account or comment on this site, cookies are used verify you are the same person when you are logged in, and your preferences. These include cookies beginning with wordpress_ and wp-settings-.
  • Cookie Message — Once you have been informed about cookies, a cookie is stored to track that you have seen the message, and it won’t be shown again. This cookie is named icc_cookie_message.

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.

A visit to a page on may generate the following types of cookie:
Anonymous analytics cookies
Geotargetting cookies
Registration cookies
Advertising cookies

Anonymous analytics cookies:
Every time a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.
These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before.
Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies, and if you don’t, we generate new ones.
This allows us to track how many individual unique users we have, and how often they visit the site.
Unless you are signed in to the Guardian, these cookies cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only. If you are logged in, we will also know the details you gave to us for this, such as username and email address.

Geotargetting cookies
These cookies are used by software which tries to work out what country you are in from information supplied by your browser when it requests a web page. This cookie is completely anonymous, and is only used to help target content and advertising.

Registration cookies
When you register with the we generate cookies that signal whether you are signed in or not.
Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with, and if you are allowed access to a particular service. It also allows us to associate any comments you post with your username.
If you have not selected ‘keep me signed in,’ your cookies get deleted when you either close your browser or shut down your computer.
While you are signed into either of the sites, we combine information from your registration cookies with analytics cookies, which we could use to identify which pages you have seen on the Guardian as an individual,

Advertising cookies
These cookies allow us to know whether or not you’ve seen an advert or a type of advert, and how long it is since you’ve seen it.
We also use cookies to assist in targeted advertising. We may use cookies set by a third party to more accurately target advertising to you, to show, for example, adverts about holidays to users who have recently visited the travel section of our site. These cookies are anonymous – they store information about the content you are browsing, but not about who you are.
We also set anonymous cookies on certain other sites that we advertise on. If you receive one of those cookies, we may then use it to identify you as having visited that site if you later visit the Guardian, and will serve targeted advertising based on this information.

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums. We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google
AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For
example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able
to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts. Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

How do I turn cookies off?

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. For example, we cannot tell if you are signed in without using cookies, so you would not be able to post comments.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these setttings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

Comment and Forum Rules

Please be polite and courteous to other members
Please try and be polite courteous and friendly in your responses, even if others do not agree with your comments
We do not accept rudeness
We will delete any messages which we feel are unnecessary or could cause offence to other members
Please do not use the site to complain about companies or individuals. We are not in a position to be held liable for defamatory content on our site over which we know nothing about. Therefore, please do not mention any company names or their staff if you have any complaints
Please do not post your (or others) email address or other personal data as some unscrupulous people out there can get information and use it to Spam you, they can do this if you post your email address or personal details on the forum
All opinions posted on these message boards are the opinion solely of the poster and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Sat and PC Guy, or hosting service
We reserve the right to delete or edit any posts at any time
You can offer advice on all manner of subjects, however, there must be no:
detailed Sky UK NDS Videoguard Hack Discussion
no cardsharing networks requests (although basic cardsharing discussion will be allowed no specific details or links should be posted)
and no Pay TV “keys” to unlock pay TV without subscription should be posted or linked.

Any post can be edited or deleted at any time without reason. Should you want to raise an issue with the Moderator please send a PM


The website is copyright J Worby – “The Sat and PC Guy”. All content used on this site is protected under copyright and should not be used without expressed permission. Forum posts are copyright of their posters, who acknowledge that by posting materials on the The Sat and PC Guy forum site you grant the The Sat and PC Guy an irrevocable, perpetual royalty free licence to use the materials within the The Sat and PC Guy forum and website.

Some content on this website is reproduced under GNU Free Documentation License.

Copyright also applies to the coding (including page descriptions and “meta” tags descriptions) that are used on this site. Using the same or similar code (including the phrasing and ordering of page descriptions and “meta” tags descriptions) without permission is covered by copyright. Any site found being in breach of copyright will be at first contacted to remove the offending item. Failure to do so will result in further action against the site and server provider.

Should any content be in breach of your copyright please inform us and the material will be removed

Terms and Conditions
We are not in control of channels or programme availability or content, which can change at any time.
Our satellite dish installations are guaranteed for wind speeds up to 80kph.
By using our services, you agree to use using photographs of our work for promotional purposes – but we will not disclose your name.
We can amend / edit any comments made to our website, without notice or warning and without reason and by posting you agree to these terms.