Privacy Policy

We respect and value the privacy of all our customers and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way, that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.

Our details

bwa design LLP
The Byway
Castle Lane
Hay on Wye
HR3 5FD
Phone: 01497 8288835
Email: hello [at] bwa.design
Website: bwa.design

Personal Data

Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’.

Personal data is any information about you that enables you to be identified.

We believe that your privacy and your data are important and we’re committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We promise that this personal data will only be used as we describe in this privacy policy.

Your data is handled by a specifically appointed Data Protection Officer and all directors and staff employed by bwa are aware of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy will be reviewed regularly.

What we hold

Your name, email address, address, business telephone number and job title on our pass-coded and secure company database.

We also hold the email correspondence we have with you and this may be archived with specific jobs that we work on with you if it is necessary and relevant to that work and our ongoing relationship with you.

Why we hold it

If we are working with you, we will communicate with you by email or phone; and infrequently we will share our news, hope to inspire you to work with us and tell you about our design services by an email newsletter or occasionally by post (if we think you may be fed up with emails).

In order to project manage jobs, we record and store relevant correspondence that we have with you in digital form.

How long will we hold personal data

We hold your personal data for as long as we need to in the context of bwa business. If you unsubscribe from our mailing list, we will delete your personal data from our system.

Do we share it?

We appreciate your privacy and will not share your personal data. We will never sell, trade, or rent your personal information with other companies.

Can you access it?

If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). You can do this by emailing: hello [at] bwa.design at any time. We will respond as soon as possible.

Cookies

What Are Cookies

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How We Use Cookies

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Disabling Cookies

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Third Party Cookies

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More Information

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