Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been written to protect our clients and visitors to our website. It explains how we collect, use and protect your personal information.

Amped Web Design reserves the right to make changes in the Privacy Policy at any time, at its sole discretion. If such changes are made you, the client/user, will be able to view them directly on our website. It is your responsibility as a client to check the Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that they are aware of possible changes.

When we first take on a client will take information such as name, address, phone number, email and if necessary your bank details.

We use these details to:

Identify you as a client when you contact us or to help identify accounts, services or products you may have from us.

To contact you should we need to about accounts, services and products, unless you have instructed us otherwise.

We will never disclose your personal data to any third party except in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may allow a third party to use your personal information in the following circumstances:

If we have been legitimately asked to provide information for legal or regulatory purposes or as part of legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.

If we employ third parties to perform work on our behalf and may disclose information to them in order to be able do the requested work such as. These parties will only receive the information they need to carry out the work demanded of them and may not use it for other purposes.

Transactions with Amped Web Design

If you provide us with false information and we suspect fraud we will record it and may share it with other businesses. We and other credit and insurance organisations may also use technology to detect and prevent fraud.

We have strict measures to protect your personal Data. This entails that we may occasionally ask you for proof of identity.

If you need information of the credit and insurance organisations we use, please contact us at [email protected]

Please be aware that communications that go over the internet, i.e. email, webmail is not secure unless encrypted. We cannot accept liability for any loss of personal data or unauthorised access beyond our control.

If you wish to access any of the personal data of yours we use, please send an email to [email protected] To cover administrative costs, there may be a nominal fee of £20.00.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

About cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies on this site

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website. All of these cookies are know as Third Party Cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Third party cookies

When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available here

The cookies on this site:

Cookie Name Description
cc_cookie_accept/cc_cookie_decline This cookie is used by our cookie control tool to store your cookie preference. It simply stores a "yes" or "no", depending on whether you choose to accept or deny cookies on the site.
guest_id This cookie is set for the browser to remember the guest id to display the latest news from our twitter account.
_Utma

The _utma cookie is part of Google analytics, and is primarily used to track visits to any site which uses Google analytics. _utma stores the number of visits made from your device, the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie

_Utmb

The _utmb cookie is part of Google analytics. __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on any site which uses Google analytics: when a visit starts, and approximately ends. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie.

_Utmc

The _utmc cookie is part of Google analytics. __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how long you stay on any site which uses Google analytics: when a visit starts, and approximately ends. This cookie does not contain any personal information other than the IP address of your device. This is a third party cookie.

_Utmv

The _utmv cookie is part of Google analytics. It contains no specific customer data other than the IP address of your device, but is used to record Custom variables for segmentation. This is a third party cookie.

Cookie control bar

The cookie control bar is the tool you can use to control the cookies on this website. The bar will appear at the bottom of the page when you first visit the site. You will have the choice to either accept or decline the use of cookies while you are on the site. Your preferences will then be saved(in a cookie as described above) and you will not need to ajust this preference again on future visits.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  1. in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;

  2. in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to view our emdeded twitter feed.