Privacy and Legal

Below is a summary of AWE’s online privacy policy.

Your privacy is very important to us. We recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with better service. That’s why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. We encourage you to take the time to read this privacy policy and those of any web site you visit.

What personal information do we collect?

In general, when you visit our web sites and access information you remain anonymous. Before we ask you for information, we will explain how this information will be used. We will not provide any of your personal information to other companies or individuals without your express permission.

There are occasions where we will ask for additional information. We do this to be able to better understand your needs, and provide you with services that we believe may be valuable to you. Some examples of information our web sites collect are name, address and phone number. We give you the opportunity to elect not to receive materials from us. If you sign up for a AWE electronic newsletter or e-mail list, each message will include instructions on how to “unsubscribe” from that list.



AWE is the trading name for AWE plc. AWE is an arm’s length Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) wholly owned by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), working in close collaboration with the Defence Nuclear Organisation (DNO).

Legal Policy



Access to and the use of this AWE site is subject to the following terms and conditions and the laws of England and Wales.

By using this site you agree to these terms. If you do not agree to them, do not use the site or download any materials from it.

AWE may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this site.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Website and its contents are protected by British Crown Owned Copyright, unless otherwise indicated, and are published with permission of the Controller of Her Britannic Majesty’s Stationery Office.  All rights are reserved.

The contents published on this website (or any information incorporated thereto such as, but not limited to other intellectual property rights, such as trademarks, or additionally, articles, graphical images, pictures, diagrams and video materials) may not be reproduce, modified or in any way commercially exploited in whole or in part without prior written consent of Defence Intellectual Property Rights DGDCDIPR-PL – Ministry of Defence, Abbey Wood, Bristol, BS34 8JH, England.


The information on this site has been provided in good faith but is for general informational purposes only. You should not rely on this information for any specific purpose and no representation or warranty is given regarding its accuracy or completeness.

No information on this site constitutes or shall be deemed to constitute an invitation to invest or otherwise deal in shares or other securities in AWE.

Neither AWE nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this site shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of any access to, use of, or inability to use this site, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.