Privacy Policy

Devon Contract Waste is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.dcw.co.uk. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.
By using this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

1. Information That We Collect From You

When you visit, register on or submit enquiries to dcw.co.uk you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

2. Use Of Your Information

Your information will enable us to provide you with the information and/or services you have requested. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

Where you have consented, we will use your information to share our e-newsletter and other email messages from Devon Contract Waste. You can opt out of this activity at any time.

3. Disclosure Of Your Information

The information you provide to us will be held on our computers in the UK and may be accessed by or given to our staff and third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfil and deliver orders and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our site to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Cookies make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our site. Please see our full Cookie Policy below for more information.

5. Security and Data Retention

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

6. Accessing and Updating

You are entitled to see the information held about you and to request to change or delete this data. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

7. Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.


Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files, containing data about your general internet usage, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

1. Uses of cookies

Some of the cookies that we use are strictly necessary for the intended operation of our website. Otherwise, and where you consent to us doing so, we use cookies for a variety of purposes, including (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to carry information across pages of our website and so avoid having to re-enter information;
  • Monitoring the general usage of our website;
  • Determining how frequently particular pages are visited and by whom; and
  • Understanding who has seen which pages.

2. How to control and delete cookies

This website will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this website you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org for comprehensive support information.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.
This website uses services provided by other companies (e.g. Google, Facebook) who also set cookies on this website on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. This website does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

3. Types of Cookies

Type of Cookie Purpose
Strictly necessary cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
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