This privacy policy sets out how AW Website Design (https://www.awwebsitedesign.co.uk) uses and protects any personal information given by you and/or collected via an online form and/or an email address when you use this website. I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and we are fully compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines. Should I 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.

I will not sell or share your private information with third parties unless I am required by law to do so. I may use your information to send you promotional information about our products and services which I think you may find interesting if you tell me that you wish this to happen. I 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 April 2021.

Professional Information

We may also ask you to provide some professional information when you enquire to exhibit, register to visit or sign up to of our newsletters. Professional information may include some or all of the following: company name, company address, company email address.

Security

For the services you access on this website, I may ask you to provide security information that only you will know. Security information may include some or all of the following: username, mother’s maiden name, password and memorable word.

Cookies

This website uses Cookies. These are nothing more than a simple text file. They are not executable programs, and consequently it is impossible for a cookie to contain a virus, or any other application. Cookies are also very small, and you run no risk of filling your hard drive with too many cookies.

The Cookie that is placed on your computer contains only your unique reference number that is allocated when visiting.  There is no information in the Cookie that can identify you. The Cookie is only valid when you access the AW Website Design site.

Device

The site collects certain data automatically from your visit to our website or use the services. This may include (but is not limited to) some or all of the following: How you connect to the internet (including IP address), how you engage with our site, screen resolution, browser data stored on your device (such as cookies), information about the device software you are using such as internet browser and location data (city, region of the IP address you used when accessing our services).

How your information is used
Reporting and analytical purposes

Your information will be used  for reporting and analytical purposes (e.g. how many of our customers are in the north or south of the country) to enable us to improve our products and services and to provide appropriate levels of support to my customers.

Tracking activity

I will use your information to track your activity on our websites to help us better understand your interests and how you interact with it. This this information will be able to help me detect if someone else is trying to access your account or use the services you take from me. I will also use this information to better engage with you and to ensure that you get the best service we can provide and improve our products and services in the future.

To maintain my records and other administrative functions

Like any business, I need to ensure that I maintain comprehensive and up to date records of the ways we process your personal information and other operational activities and therefore I will process the information you provide for record-keeping, updates and general administrative purposes.

Consent

Where the website collects other information from you such as enquiry forms, or cookies to collect information about the device you use to access our website, or sometimes third parties collect this on our behalf, you will be asked to consent to this before using the website.