About Us

Athena Horizons Limited is an independent UK company that offers cost effective software and services to the Engineering and Manufacturing market place in UK and Ireland. We offer cost-effective software, consultancy and training to satisfy any of your requirements.

We sell industry leading software like ZWCAD from ZWSoft Software Co Ltd. which is a world renowned CAD/CAM solutions provider with a reputation as a committed and reliable provider of CAD/CAM software to the AEC and MCAD industries. ZWSOFT has created design software products that have continuously satisfied the needs of 2D and 3D drafters for over a decade.

Other product and services we offer are BuildSoft Diamonds and PowerConnect software for the building and construction industry. BuildSoft is the leading software vendor in this field that solves building structural engineering problems for Concrete, Timber and Steel including Steel connections all to Euro Code 3 standards with national annexes.

ZWSoft products:

ZWSOFT has been dedicated to investing in the research and development of ZWCAD and ZW3D. ZWCAD is a cost-effective, DWG file format compatible CAD solution developed by ZWCAD Design Co Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary of ZWSOFT. Its annual R&D investment is more than 20% of the corporation’s revenue, and it will keep increasing to meet the development strategy of ZWSOFT. With 20 years’ experience in CAD industry, our products are proven by over 400,000 clients across 80 countries.

Athena Horizons Limited Incorporation number 6955588. We would like to thank you for visiting our website. We know many visitors have questions regarding the privacy of their interactions with Athena Horizons. We hope this privacy policy statement will answer any questions you may have, but if it does not, please feel free to contact us on the email address shown below.

The Contents of this statement are organised as follows:

A. Online Privacy/ Marketing Contacts and Privacy/ License Activation and/or License Registration and Privacy  Information Collected about Online Visitors Entities Collecting Information Information Collected via Marketing Activities Information Collected via License Activation and/or License Registration The Use of Personal Information Collected Requiring Registration Updating Personal Information Changes to This Policy

B. ZWSOFT Community Sites 

C. Purchasing Items or Services from the ZWSOFT Site

D. Third Party Sites

E. Technical Support and Privacy Information Collected in Connection with Technical Support

A. Online Privacy/ Marketing Contacts and Privacy/ License Activation and/or License Registration and Privacy Information Collected from Online Visitors  In general, you can visit the Athena Horizons website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself, such as your name, phone number, postal or email address. Our web server collects IP addresses to obtain certain aggregate information concerning the use of our website. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you’re surfing the web. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. Therefore you can remain anonymous when you visit our website. Our web servers also collect information such as number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc., but this information is not traceable back to an individual user. Athena Horizons uses this information to analyse how people use our site and generate ideas on how the site might be improved. Some of our web pages utilise “cookies” so that we can better serve you with tailored information when you return to our site. Cookies are identifiers that a web site can send to your browser to keep on your computer to facilitate your next visit to our site. It may do such things as store the fact that you have registered for a seminar so that the next time you visit the site we recognise that you are a registrant. You can, if you wish, set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. Occasionally you may be asked to give us more specific information about yourself, such as when you download software, register for a seminar or other event, respond to a survey, or enter a contest from our website. Supplying such information to us is optional, but you may be unable to complete certain transactions without giving such information.

Entities collecting personal information.  The information provided at this site is collected by Athena Horizons Limited Incorporation number 6955588 registered at 21 James Allchin Gardens, Ashford, Kent, TN24 9SD. Our phone number is 01233 330055. This website contains links to websites owned and maintained by other companies. Such websites may also collect personal information and such collection of personal information will be subject to the privacy policies of the site and company at which it is collected.

Information Collected via Marketing Activities  Athena Horizons Limited conducts many different marketing activities by which it may collect your personal information. For example, we collect contact information at trade shows, we invite the public to download free software from our website in return for providing us contact information, we run contests for which participants provide basic information on registration, and we obtain addresses from publications that target the industries from which we hope to attract customers.

Information Collected via License Activation and/or License Registration  At the time customers register to download or collect information from the Athena Horizons web site we collect information such as Company name, shipping address, contact name, contact email address, telephone number, title, role, products designed, primary CAD product in use and industry sector. Athena Horizons requests this information because it believes it is important to understand who its customers are and how to contact them with relevant product information.

The Use of Personal Information  Athena Horizons may use the personal information you provide us for a variety of purposes, including registration, authentication, and marketing. We may use the information to inform you of special offers, contests, upgrades, and other products and services that may be of interest to you. When you are a customer of Athena Horizons products or services, we may use your personal information to contact you for a wide array of customer relation/customer service purposes, such as to inquire whether you intend to renew subscription service agreements or other contracts with ZWSOFT and Athena Horizons or to request that you respond to a survey concerning our products and services or to address a question regarding an order.

We may also provide you with materials concerning the products and/or services of other third parties we think may be of interest to you. Unless we inform you otherwise at the point at which we collect your information, we will not provide your personal contact information directly to a third party not otherwise described herein. If you do not wish to receive information about additional Athena Horizons products or services or those of its partners and other companies, please let us know (contact information below) and we will respect your wishes. Emails we distribute describing offers we think may be of interest to you also contain instructions as to how you can opt-out of future emails. Athena Horizons stores the personal data of web site visitors and customers indefinitely and may maintain and process such information directly or indirectly in one or more databases in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. We may hire other companies to provide services on our behalf that may involve the storage and use of your personal information, such as for delivering mailings or emails. Any such company or third party is required to maintain the confidentiality of that information and is prohibited from using that information for any purpose other than as authorised by us. If you provide personal information to Athena Horizons, you agree and consent to the storage and usage of this information anywhere that Athena Horizons and its affiliates maintain offices (around the world), for a variety of purposes, including those described above. Athena Horizons may also disclose such personal information if required by law or if Athena Horizons believes in good faith that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (for example, a warrant or subpoena or other court order) or protect the rights, property or personal safety of Athena Horizons, our customers or the public.

Web Site Analysis  Athena Horizons uses the services of a third party vendor to help us measure and analyse the effectiveness of our web pages and how visitors use https://www.athena-horizons.co.uk/. To do this, we may use web beacons and cookies provided by this third party vendor. The type of information we collect includes the pages visited and navigation patterns, which helps us learn how visitors use our site, what information is of most interest to our customers and to visitors to our web site. Although the third party vendor logs the information coming from our site on our behalf, Athena Horizons controls how that data may and may not be used. If you do not want to assist Athena Horizons in improving our web site, products, services, offers and marketing strategy, you can mail us at sales@athena-horizons.co.uk.

Changes to this Policy  Athena Horizons may change this policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted to this site, so we encourage you to review our privacy policy from time to time.

B. ZWSOFT Community Sites, including Forum, ZWCAD Club, etc.  ZWSOFT (developers of ZWCAD Software) and also Athena Horizons provides various Community activities to its users, including online Forums (see the Community page at www.zwsoft.com). Athena Horizons will encourage you to use the ZWSOFT website for this facility. Participation in these activities is voluntary and it is very likely that personal information will be exposed to other members of the Community if you participate. Some users prefer to participate using pseudonyms, but email addresses are required. ZWSOFT and also Athena Horizons takes no responsibility for maintaining the privacy of any personal information you make available to members of any Community identified in this section of the website.

C. Purchasing Items or Services from the Athena Horizons Site.  If you wish to purchase items (including software, books, or branded marketing merchandise) or services (e.g., certification training) from the site, we require your personal information such as your full name, billing address, telephone number, email address, and credit card number/expiration date. Collection and processing of information related to this purchase activity may be conducted by a third party fulfilment house that is obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the information. In certain circumstances, a third party is acting as a reseller of the items and is independently responsible for protecting your information. Please read carefully such vendors’ Privacy Policies before providing your personal data. Athena Horizons may access personal information collected by the third party vendor in order to better understand the products of interest to its customers. Athena Horizons may use this information to notify you of other products or services it believes may be of interest to you. Athena Horizons works to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We may also store information regarding your purchase (not credit card information but information as to what you ordered and whether and when it was fulfilled and your contact information) in order to answers questions and resolve issues that may arise later. At the time the order is placed we may ask you to “opt in” for further contact regarding such things as sales and special offers and we may contact you following that “opt in” permission. If you opt in we may also share your information with other companies and organisations whose products we think may be of interest to you so that they may contact you. If you do not opt in we will not contact you regarding other offers, but please be aware that if you have given us your personal information pursuant to other Athena Horizons marketing activities, we may contact you.

D. Third Party Sites  This website contains links to websites owned and maintained by other companies. Such websites may also collect personal information and such collection of personal information will be subject to the privacy policies of the site and company at which it is collected. Athena Horizons is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any non-Athena Horizons websites. Please review the privacy policy of such other sites before providing them with your personal information.

E. Technical Support and Privacy Information Collected in Connection with Technical Support  Generally, Athena Horizons technical support can obtain customer contact information via the serial number and registration data it maintains in its customer database. Athena Horizons may use this contact information to respond to support inquiries and/or to request additional information from the customer. Occasionally Athena Horizons must obtain files and/or model information to assist it in diagnosing their technical support issues. Athena Horizons may share model and file information provided by a customer with a licensor of technology that is included in a ZWSOFT product if ZWSOFT considers that appropriate to assist it in diagnosing or resolving a customer problem. All of such licensors are also contractually obligated to protect the confidentiality of customer models and files. Some third party software that interoperates with the ZWSOFT products, such as Microsoft’s Windows XP® operating system software, may request data from your system in order to assist it in diagnosing issues. You will be informed of the need for this information and may choose whether to provide it to the third party. The third party will be responsible for any privacy issues related to the information you provide it.

This website may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Athena Horizons Limited Incorporation number 6955588.

Information on this website may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice. Athena Horizons may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the programs described in this information at any time without notice.

Athena Horizons does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our website. Please note that any information or material sent to Athena Horizons through this means will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending Athena Horizons any information or material through the website, you grant Athena Horizons an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that and Athena Horizons is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law.

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Business relationships

Athena Horizons makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one. When you access a non- Athena Horizons Website, please understand that it is independent from Athena Horizons, and that Athena Horizons has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to a non- Athena Horizons website does not mean that Athena Horizons endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

IN NO EVENT WILL Athena Horizons BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPER LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.