Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. For the purpose of European Union Data Protection legislation, we are the data controller.

Information We May Collect From You


If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. Your details will not be shared without your permission.

Details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and the resources that you access on the site. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.



Cookie Policy

Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our Site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see below:

Google analytics


This is a web analytics service. This cookie is used to learn more about visitor interactions, such as what time visits tend to occur, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and which site referred the visitor to www.sdws.org.uk

Cookies set by third party websites

We sometimes embed video content from websites such as Vimeo into pages on our website. As a result, when you visit a page with this embedded content, you may be presented with cookies from those websites. SDWS does not control those cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about them.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. Listed below is how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:

For Safari:

1. Go to Safari Preferences
2. Select 'Privacy'
3. Select 'Always block cookies and website data

For Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu "tools" then "Internet Options"
2. Click on the "privacy" tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla Firefox:

1. Choose the menu "tools" then "Options"
2. Click on the icon "privacy"
3. Find the menu "cookie" and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and later:

1. Choose the menu "Files > Preferences"
2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.



Dated: 1 March 2018