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Privacy Policy

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Hebden Design Studio (HDS) is committed to ensuring that when we collect and use information about visitors to our website, we do so in accordance with applicable data privacy laws. This Privacy Policy explains how we may use information that we obtain about you through your use of our website. You do not need to give us any information in order to use our website. However, we may need to collect certain details from you if, for example, you want to apply for a job or contact us through our online form regarding obtaining a quote or asking a query.

What we collect:

  • Name

  • Contact information such as phone number and email address

  • Where relevant, professional information such as job titles, previous roles, and professional experience and qualifications.

  • Where you provide the information to us, information concerning your interests both business and personal.

  • Details of your visits to our website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and weblogs.

What do we do with the information we gather:

  • To provide you with information and services that you request from us which we feel may interest you as permitted under application law

  • To improve the content and methods of delivery of our website.

  • To maintain and develop our relationship with you.

  • For research, planning, service development, security, or risk management

  • To conduct services, we have agreed to provide to you

  • To allow you to use or access secure areas of our website

  • To comply with legal and professional obligations; and

  • To disclose your information as set out below.


We may use ‘cookies’ to identify you when you visit our website to build a demographic profile. A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser. ‘cookies’ are frequently used on websites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser.

We will not cross match information collected through cookies with other personal information to determine who you are or your e-mail address. However, if you disable ‘cookies’ you may not then be able to access all functions of our website.

Transfer and use of your personal information

We do not sell on or rent out information collected via our website, or otherwise provide to us. We may disclose your information to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • We are under a legal, regulatory, or professional obligation to do so (for example, in order to comply with anti-money laundering requirements)

  • You have consented to us sharing your information in this way.

  • It is relevant in the circumstances to disclose the information to our website service providers such as hosting, storage fulfilment and disaster recovery, subject to appropriate technical systems and on a limited use basis only.

  • If we believe your use of our website has violated or may violate any law, regulation or if we believe you are or may be a threat to safety, security, property, interests or rights of us or others.

  • If we use a third-party service provider to provide services that include data processing, translation, technology, research banking and payment, client contact, data entry and processing, litigation support, marketing and security services and other similar services.

  • In order to investigate or respond to our resolve problems or inquires or defend our interests 9including, but not limited to, professional indemnity insurers, brokers, auditors, and other professional advisors).

HDS and some of the third parties with whom we share information, may be located outside your country or the country from which the data is provided. Those countries to which your data may be transferred may not have well developed data protection legislation. However, for the processing of your data we will at all times ensure a data protection level equal to the one in the European Economic Area.

The internet

This website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites which are outside of our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. We do not accept responsibility or liability for other sites’ privacy policies.



Using the internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of information on an international basis. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure; any transmission is at your own risk. Although we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to this website or otherwise sent to us electronically. Once we have received your information, we will use appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

It is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on any website. However, we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from our website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. For your own protection, you should use virus-checking software when using our website. You must not post or provide to us via any website any document or file which you believe may contain a virus. You must virus check any document or fie which you intend to post or provide to us via any website.


Your consent

By submitting or providing to us your personal information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Privacy Policy.


Access to, updating and correcting your information

The privacy law gives individuals the right to access and amend their personal information. If you would like to request a copy of your information or would like to change the information we hold about you, please contact us.

We want to ensure that your information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or name, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to

You may ask us, or we may ask you, to correct information you or we think is inaccurate, and you may also ask us to remove information which is inaccurate.

This privacy policy

We may need to revise this Privacy Policy in future. If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. This policy is effective from 2nd January 2019 and this Privacy Policy was last updated in February 2023. You should therefore review this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes to its terms. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact

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