Privacy Policy

The Web Excellence Awards values your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We at The Web Excellence Awards are committed to being responsible, trustworthy custodians of your personal information. With this Privacy Policy, we want you to understand better how we collect, use, protect, and share your personal data.

What kind of data is collected and how is it utilized?

Our privacy policy outlines the collection, usage, and sharing of your information. This includes any personally identifiable details you provide us. We may share this information with our affiliates and subsidiaries as described in the following sections. This policy also explains your choices regarding using your personal information and the steps you can take to access, correct, or delete this information.

Submitted entries to our competitions

To process and fulfill your order, and notify you of the status of your submissions or winners’ announcements, we require the following information upon entry submission: your name, title, email address, phone number, mailing address, website and social media links, company name, clients’ names, and payment details.

Newsletter subscriptions

By subscribing to our newsletter, you provide us with your email address. Rest assured, we only use it to send you valuable information about our services, new features, special offers, and other noteworthy updates. To receive these notifications, kindly opt in and consent to our privacy policy, which outlines how we use your information. If you ever decide to stop receiving these notifications, you can easily unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of the email or by contacting us at

Cookies and related technologies

Our website utilizes cookies and related technologies (such as scripts) to enhance your browsing experience. These cookies, which are small text files stored on your device by your browser, do not cause any harm to your computer or contain viruses. They serve the purpose of improving the usability, effectiveness, and security of our website.

Cookies enable us to provide a more user-friendly experience by remembering information such as your language settings or login details. Some of these cookies are set by us and are known as first-party cookies. Additionally, we also utilize third-party cookies, which originate from domains different from the website you are currently visiting.

We categorize cookies into the following groups:

  1. Technically necessary cookies
  2. Functional cookies
  3. Performance cookies
  4. Marketing cookies
  5. Social media cookies

By classifying cookies this way, we can better understand their purpose and how they contribute to the overall browsing experience.

For further details on specific categories and the ability to withdraw your consent for each cookie category (excluding technically necessary cookies), as well as a comprehensive list of all cookies utilized, please refer to the cookie settings feature available on our pages.

Duration of personal data retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned here or as required by applicable law. We will store your data for communication or advertising purposes until you object to its use, withdraw your consent, or its use is no longer permitted by law. Other data will be retained for as long as needed to fulfill the specific purpose and will be deleted once the purpose no longer exists. If you wish to update your personal information, please get in touch with us at and provide details of the changes you would like to make.

Data security and transfer

The Web Excellence Awards implements robust technical and organizational measures to safeguard personal data against loss, unauthorized access, manipulation, and destruction. We take industry-standard precautions to ensure the security of all customer data collected, protecting it within our electronic databases.

Please note that our servers are located in both the United States and Europe. Therefore, your information may be transferred, stored, or processed across different countries. By using our website, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in these countries. In the future, we may share some or all of your information with our current or future “affiliates” (including parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control). Rest assured, we strictly require our affiliates to adhere to this privacy policy and ensure the lawful treatment of your information.

In the event of a security breach leading to an unauthorized intrusion into our system that significantly impacts your information, rest assured that we will promptly notify you. Furthermore, we will provide a detailed report outlining the actions we have taken in response. Our commitment to your security and transparency remains unwavering.

Please be aware that any do-not-track instructions received from your browser or similar mechanism will not impact the collection of data that you willingly provide to us. This can include activities such as browsing our website, subscribing to newsletters, or submitting personal information through our website.

Information related to children

Our services are not intended for and may not be used by minors. “Minors” are individuals under the age of 13 (or under a higher age if permitted by the laws of their residence). We do not knowingly collect personal data from Minors or allow them to enter our competition. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal information from a Minor, we may delete this information without notice. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred, please get in touch with

Your rights and complaints

You are entitled to exercise your rights at any time, which include:

  • The right to access and obtain your personal data/information.
  • The right to correct your personal data/information if inaccurate.
  • The right to withdraw your consent for processing your personal data/information.

If you believe your personal data has been mishandled, please get in touch with us. We will promptly review your complaint and take suitable measures to address and resolve the situation.

To enforce your rights, please get in touch with us at

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We encourage you to regularly review our privacy policy to stay informed of any changes that may impact you. By continuing to use our website and/or receive notifications after opting in, you indicate your consent to be bound by this privacy policy. If we make any updates to our privacy policy, we will post them on this page to ensure you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and when we disclose it.

At the Web Excellence Awards, we highly value your privacy and welcome any questions or concerns you may have regarding our privacy policy.

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