WHY THE POLICY EXISTS
Complies with data protection law and follows good practice
Protects the rights of staff, customers and partners
Is open about how it stores and processes individuals’ data
Protects itself from the risks of a data breach.
WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?
Depending upon your use of our website, we may collect some or all of the following personal, and non-personal data:
Contact information such as name and email address
Your IP address
The date and time of the visit and how long you remained on our website(s)
If applicable, the referral URL (the site from which the visitor has come)
The pages visited on our website
Information about the device and browser (such as, browser type and version, operating system, etc)
HOW DO WE USE YOUR DATA?
We may gather information for internal record keeping, to help us provide a better service to you and/or improve our products and services.
All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.
Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests.
With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam. If you have previously agreed to us using your information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the right to withdraw your consent to us using your personal data at any time, and to request that we delete it by emailing us at email@example.com
If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, please contact us using the details provided above and we will do our best to solve the problem for you. If we are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
This policy applies to our website only. Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
We are committed to protecting your personal information and implement appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect it against any unauthorised or unlawful processing and against any accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA?
Subject to the reasons set out below, we will not share any of your data with any third parties for any purposes. In certain circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal data, for example, where we are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with legal obligations, a court order, or a governmental authority.
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS YOUR DATA?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request within 40 days. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
All Cookies used by and on our website are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
Before certain Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a notification requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of our website may not function fully or as intended.
Certain features of our website depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below, but please be aware that our website may not work properly if you do so.
Our website uses analytics services provided by Google Tag Manager. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our website is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our website and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our website, it does enable us to continually improve our website, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time.
It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
Tim Groom Architects Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales.
Company Number: 5639668.
Registered Office Address: Eastgate, 2 Castle St, Manchester, M3 4LZ