Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

All the programs we develop are for the Windows and the Microsoft Office Platform

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


DirectionalDrillingSoftware (DDS) keeps all user e-mail information strictly confidential. We will not exchange your e-mail address with any outsiders. As with most sites, we run access logs on visits to our pages. This information is used only for statistical purposes. None is linked back to you as an individual. So please be assured that entering your email address for opt-in email updates or downloading programs is strictly between you and us. This also refers to any comment you may leave.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Uploading images to the website, is disabled, this is an admin only function

Contact forms

You have the option to contact us via the contact us page and the Contact us form, or use the Download Form (which is automatically called up for trial program downloads the data you eter in either of these for is for our own use and will only be used to contact you.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment, or download programs. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Disclaimer (adverts and links)

. DDS does not serve third party adds to this site.

DDS does NOT, under any circumstances, accept responsibility for the accuracy of any data or message or comment in any page or part of the site, nor is any kind of warranty expressed or implied by such publication. DDS specifically disclaims all and any liability to advertisers, readers and users for loss or damage of any nature whatsoever and however arising, whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause, and whether on the part of DDS, their agents or any other person. If in doubt, please take legal advice.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites is not allowed.

Credit card and financial Information

All credit card transactions through the DDS web site are encrypted and strictly confidential. Transactions are carried out through Authorized and Secure Credit Card processing networks. No credit card data is retained or saved on the DDS web site. No invoice numbers. customers address’s or telephone numbers are stored on the DDS web site, this is in our strict conditions related to our security policy and customer data protection. Any customer data related to purchase from this web site is encrypted and stored off site for secure reasons and cannot be acquired by any persons hacking into this web site.

Who we share your data with

We do not share data with any other organization

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.