This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of
our site www.cwdynamics.com including any information you may provide through our site when you use our online
By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age.
is the data controller and we are responsible for your personal data (referred to as ‘we’,
‘us’ or ‘our’ in this privacy notice). Queries about our data protection policies should be directed to:
David Huggins – Operations Manager
Clearwater Dynamics Ltd
Email address: [email protected]
Postal address: Link House, 25 West Street, Poole, Dorset. United Kingdom. BH15 1LD
It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any
time your personal information changes by emailing us at
2. WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU, FOR WHAT PURPOSE AND ON WHAT GROUND WE PROCESS IT
Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymised data.
We may process the following categories of personal data about you:
- Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be
the contact form on our website, Portal, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting
any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you,
record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this
processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep
records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
- Customer Data that includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as
your name, title, billing address, delivery address, email address, phone number, contact details and
details. We process this data to supply the goods and/or services you have purchased and to keep records of
transactions. Our lawful ground for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us
taking steps at your request to enter into such a contract. We may also use Customer Data to send you
recommendations via email about our goods and services that maybe of interest to you. Our lawful ground for
processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business.
- User Data that includes data about how you use our website and any online services together
with any data that you post for publication on our website or through other online services. We process this
data to operate our website and ensure relevant content is provided to you, to ensure the security of our
website, to maintain back- ups of our website and/or databases and to enable publication and administration
our website, other online services and business. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate
interests which in this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business.
- Technical Data that includes data about your use of our website and online services such as
your IP address, your login data, details about your browser, length of visit to pages on our website, page
views and navigation paths, details about the number of times you use our website, time zone settings and
technology on the devices you use to access our website. The source of this data is from our analytics
system. We process this data to analyse your use of our website and other online services, to administer and
protect our business and website. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in
this case are to enable us to properly administer our website and our business and to grow our business and
decide our marketing strategy.
Please be advised whilst accessing the Clearwater portal end users will be required to enter basic personal
coordinates to include name, title and e-mail address for the purpose of security and compliance. Clearwater
maintains a stringent commitment to protecting our end-user privacy, the utilization of data received is to ensure
efficient communication with regards to operational matters.
In the event a unique password and login have been provided by Clearwater to yourself we respectfully request this
information is kept confidential at all times and is not shared with any third party. Thank you for your
consideration in this regard.
We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race
or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union
membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about
criminal convictions and offences.
Where we are required to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of the contract between us and you do not
provide us with that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract (for example, to deliver goods
or services to you). If you don’t provide us with the requested data, we may have to cancel a product or service you
have ordered but if we do, we will notify you at the time.
We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if
necessary. For more information on this please email us at
In case we need to use your details for an unrelated new purpose we will let you know and explain the legal grounds
We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.
We do not carry out automated decision making or any type of automated profiling.
3. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site
or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies
We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU, providers of
technical, payment and delivery services, such as data brokers or aggregators.
We may receive data from third parties such as business operators (e.g. Insurance Companies) involved in the
implementation of our service to you.
We may also receive data from publicly availably sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based
inside the EU.
4. DISCLOSURES OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:
- Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.
- Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers
- Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.
- Third parties to whom we sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets.
We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to
treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified
purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
5. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
We share your personal data within our group of companies which sometimes involves transferring your data outside
the European Economic Area (EEA).
Countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) do not always offer the same levels of protection to your
personal data, so European law has prohibited transfers of personal data outside of the EEA unless the transfer
meets certain criteria.
Some of our third parties service providers are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) so their processing
of your personal data will involve a transfer of data outside the EEA.
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we do our best to ensure a similar degree of security of
data by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is in place:
- We will only transfer your personal data to countries that the European Commission have approved as
adequate level of protection for personal data by; or
- Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts or codes of conduct or certification
mechanisms approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in
- If we use US-based providers that are part of EU-US Privacy Shield, we may transfer data to them, as they
equivalent safeguards in place.
If none of the above safeguards is available, we may request your explicit consent to the specific transfer. You
will have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.
6. DATA SECURITY
We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered,
disclosed, or accessed without authorisation. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and
partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions
and they must keep it confidential.
We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable
regulator of a breach if we are legally required to.
7. DATA RETENTION
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for,
including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential
risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means
and legal requirements.
For tax purposes the law requires us to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity,
Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may
use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
8. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request
access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the
lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
You can see more about these rights at:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at [email protected]
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we
may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with
your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to
access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that
personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for
further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if
your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.
If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the
Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (
). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have
a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
9. THIRD-PARTY LINKS
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or
enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these
third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage
you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
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A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move
your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the
information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser
settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the
setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential
cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
patterns with regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as
products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.
Cookies are either:
- Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are
automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you
browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your
- Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains
there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit
website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.
Cookies can also be categorised as follows:
- Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website
effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without
cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather
information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
- Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our
website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the
are most popular.
- Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and
enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services
use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a
blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.