SWD is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we 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.
SWD 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.
What we collect: When you submit media we may collect your contact information including email address.
What we do with the information we gather: We use this information to contact you if we have any queries regarding your submission.
Permission will always be sought before passing your details to a third party.
You may be asked to grant permission by selecting a tick (✓) box within a form on this website.
If your submission is selected to be included in an article: For reporting purposes we may ask for permission to quote you by name.
We will always contact you to obtain this permission and any additional information such as age and/or geographical location – you are under no obligation to grant permission or provide any additional information.
Security: We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
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Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
Performance cookies: We use these cookies to collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.
Links to other websites: Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We will not distribute your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.