Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Awkward Digital Company

1. Introduction

At the Awkward Digital Company, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy will inform you about how we look after your personal data when you visit our website and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

2. Important Information and Who We Are

  • Purpose of this Privacy Policy:
    This policy aims to give you information on how Awkward Digital Company collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website.
  • Controller:
    Awkward Digital Company is the controller and responsible for your personal data.
  • Contact Details:
    For any questions regarding this privacy policy or how we handle your personal data, please contact us using the form on the homepage.

3. Data We Collect About You

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. We may collect, use, store and transfer the following kinds of personal data about you:

  • Identity Data:
    includes [first name, last name].
  • Contact Data:
    includes [email address].
  • Technical Data:
    includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Usage Data:
    includes information about how you use our website.
  • Marketing and Communications Data:
    includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us.

4. How We Collect Your Personal Data

We use different methods to collect data from and about you, including:

  • Direct Interactions:
    You may give us your identity and contact data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by email or otherwise.
  • Automated Technologies or Interactions:
    As you navigate our website, we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment and usage patterns. We collect this data using cookies and similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy below (8) for further details.

5. How We Use Your Personal Data

We will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where we need to perform a contract with you.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.

6. Data Security

We have implemented measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered, or disclosed.

7. Data Retention

For data collected through our contact form, we will retain the data for a duration that’s necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. The exact duration will be determined and can be provided upon request. We will also periodically review the data we hold and delete any unnecessary data.

8. Cookies

Cookies are files that are sent by web servers to web browsers, which may then be 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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary
    Necessary cookies are required to enable the basic features of this site. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.
  • Analytics
    Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
  • Performance
    Performance cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.

9. Third Parties

We may share your personal data with the following third parties for the purposes set out in this policy:

  • Google Tag Manager for analytics purposes.
  • WordPress and associated plugins, including Gravity Forms.
  • Google reCAPTCHA to prevent spam. The Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

10. Your Legal Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws concerning your personal data, including the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, or transfer of your personal data.