Privacy Policy

All personal information collected and used from the PlateWave site will be processed in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act.


Online Registration

In order to have full use of the facilities of the PlateWave web site, you will need to register. We will require you to supply your name, gender, e-mail address and County of residence.



When you register with our site, we ask you whether you would like to receive email notifications of other members sending you a comment and when another member has waved at you. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving all or any of these notifications.

We have taken measures to ensure that information supplied to us is held securely. As a consequence - we may occasionally request proof of identity before allowing access to your personal information.

You have the right to access all personal information supplied to PlateWave and rectify any inaccuracies on the information held.

Amendments and Updates to this policy may be made from time to time. Any revisions will be posted on this page so you will always be aware of what information we collect.

Our Promise to You

PlateWave will never sell or pass on your email details to any third party.

You will never receive unsolicited spam from us.


Email addresses are collected in order to send registrants their chosen password, providing them with online access to their registration details (available within the Glovebox section on the website). The user can access this information at any time in order to update their details or change the option on whether they would like to receive communication from PlateWave.

Other registration information is collected in order to generate an overall audience profile of visitors using the PlateWave web site. This information is then used to assist in developing relevant content on the site.


When you visit our web site we issue a "cookie" or unique identification code that enables us to recognise your computer and store settings to help facilitate your use of our site.

Why we use cookies

PlateWave uses cookies for 2 purposes:

  1. To enable the delivery of functionality that improves the ease and speed of using the PlateWave web site (see above).
  2. To enable us to track the relative popularity of disparate parts of our site. This in turn enables us to concentrate our efforts on developing those parts of the site that are generating the greatest consumer demand.
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