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South West Electric Gates Privacy Policy

We are South West Electric Gates and we provide services to supply, install and repair electric and automated gate systems and associated equipment. We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our web site. We are not in the business of selling, renting or otherwise trading email lists or other personal information to other companies or businesses. This document provides more information on how we try to meet these goals.

Website Cookies

What are cookies?

Most websites use cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse a website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Many cookies are essential for the effective operation of a website and to maintain the usability of a site (e.g. remembering what you may have selected in an on-line shop).

Cookies on our website

We try to minimise the use of cookies of any sort on our website. We currently avoid the use of social media ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ buttons and as such our website should not place any cookies from such media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc.) on your computer. You should be aware that other sites may well leave such cookies on your system.

The only cookie designed into our site is that required to control display of the “Cookie” banner periodically when accessing our site.  Should this change we will update this document.

We do make use of Google fonts which are served from Google systems. Google temporarily save the IP address from which google fonts have been requested in a secure way. For more information on Google’s position on privacy please see


As our website develops, it may make use of cookies in the future and such use will be identified and documented in this document

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: -

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
2. Click on the “privacy” tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Microsoft Edge:

1. Open Microsoft Edge, select Menu (3 dots icon on top right corner of the browser) > Settings > Site permissions > Cookies and site data.
2. Turn on "Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended)" to unblock cookies.
3. Turn on "Block third-party cookies" or add desired sites in "Block" section to block the cookies.

For Google Chrome:

1. Choose Settings> Advanced
2. Under "Privacy and security," click “Content settings”.
3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

1. Choose Preferences > Privacy
2. Select appropriate options which include disabling cookies and preventing cross-site tracking

For Mozilla firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
2. Click on the icon “privacy”
3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
2. Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

Currently this should have no effect on the operation of our website

Access to your personal information

Under the newly introduced GDPR rules, you have the right to access and amend any of your personal data that we may hold.

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information by making a request to our data protection officer at enquiries@southwestdelectricgates.co.uk

Changes to this Privacy Policy

As our website develops and as privacy laws develop and are implemented we will regularly review this document to ensure that a) it keeps you fully informed of how our website protects your privacy and b) maintains compliance with applicable privacy laws. Should this privacy policy change we will provide notices of such update on our website and include such information in our regular newsletter. Should you have any concerns at any time as to how our website is operating with respect to your privacy please contact us at enquiries@southwestelectricgates.co.uk