Privacy Policy


This privacy policy is for this website; [] and served by SD Engineers and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. It explains how we comply with the UK GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the DPA (Data Protection Act) [pre GDPR enforcement] and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the UK GDPR, DPA & PECR are adhere to. Additionally, it will explain the use of cookies or software, advertising or commercial sponsorship from third parties and the download of any documents, files or software made available to you (if any) on this website. Further explanations may be provided for specific pages or features of this website in order to help you understand how we, this website and its third parties (if any) interact with you and your computer / device in order to serve it to you.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact SD Engineers Office Manager Sue Warden,

What Personal information we collect

We limit our collection of personal information to what is necessary for our business purposes, and take measures to ensure its security, accuracy, and currency. We respect individuals’ privacy rights as granted by applicable privacy laws.

For the purpose of providing a better service, we may collect the following personal information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information such as email address and phone number
  • Demographic information such as preferences and interests

Use of personal information

We collect personal information for business purposes only, and with the aim of providing users with the best service as possible. We might collect and process personal information:

  • To respond to queries.
  • For Internal record keeping.
  • To improve our products and services or this website.
  • To inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish.

Subscribers’ personal information is collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The Policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through an automated online service, or if not available, other means as detailed in the footer of sent marketing messages (or unsubscribe from all Mailchimp lists). The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geography, demographics, and already stored subscriber data. Our email marketing service provider is Mailchimp and you can read their privacy policy in the resources section.

Sharing of personal information

We are committed to sharing the minimum amount of data necessary for the intended purpose. If personal information is to be shared with third parties, we would require that the third party recipients to be compliant with relevant regulations.

Data retention and deletion

We are committed to upholding individuals’ rights to access their personal data, and in certain cases, to request that we restrict, delete, correct, or object to our processing of it.

We delete or securely destroy personal information that is no longer necessary for its original business purpose, unless we have a legal obligation to retain it for a longer period.

Security measures

We take the security of your information seriously, and have implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial measures to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of the information we collect online.

Cookies and tracking technologies

Use of Cookies on our website

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of /saving of cookies on their computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Downloads & Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

User rights

We uphold individuals’ rights to access, correct, or delete their information. We are committed to complying to any request unless we have a legal obligation to do otherwise. Individuals can forward their requests via mail or e-mail and we are committed to providing a response or confirmation of action taken in a timely manner.

Changes to the privacy policy

The privacy policy and this page might be subject to updating to comply with regulatory changes.

Overview of the UK GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
Data Protection Act 1998
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
The Guide to the PECR 2003
Google Privacy Policy
Linkedin Privacy Policy
Mailchimp Privacy Policy