Privacy Statement

Making sure the Information on our website is easily accessible to all is a high priority. With that in mind we have introduced the following features.

Below we provide information about the security and privacy of the Jonathan Rhind Architects web site. We want all our customers to be confident using our site, particularly the use of personal information.

Jonathan Rhind Architects is committed to ensuring the privacy of all our customers. All information is collected and processed in accordance with the UK's Data Protection Act 1998. Jonathan Rhind Architects's Privacy Policy only applies to the Jonathan Rhind Architects web site and does not apply to the practices of companies that Jonathan Rhind Architects does not own or control, or to people that Jonathan Rhind Architects does not employ or manage.

The Data Protection Principles

Anyone processing personal data must comply with the eight enforceable principles of good practice. They say that data must be:

  • fairly and lawfully processed
  • processed for limited purposes
  • adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • accurate
  • not kept longer than necessary
  • processed in accordance with the data subject's rights
  • secure
  • not transferred to countries without adequate protection.

Personal data covers both facts and opinions about the individual. It also includes information regarding the intentions of the data controller towards the individual, although in some limited circumstances exemptions will apply. With processing, the definition is far wider than before. For example, it incorporates the concepts of 'obtaining', holding' and 'disclosing'.

Use of Personal Information

  • We will never send unsolicited email and we will only send you information about our services if requested by you to do so.
  • We will not disclose information regarding our clients to third parties unless the client has first given their consent.
  • Information collected about the client is used only for the provision of our services to the client. This information is not used for any other purpose.
  • If you have any concerns about privacy matters please contact us using our contact page.
  • This privacy policy only covers the Jonathan Rhind Architects web site at www.jonathan-rhind.co.uk, other links within this site to other web sites are not covered by this policy.
  • We use cookies for collecting user information from the site. However, we will not collect any information about you except that required for ensuring a high level of service.
  • Our system automatically collects your IP address. If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 198.184.98.9. This information is stored in our database log and may be referred to in case of any dispute.

You can review the Data Protection Principles at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you if;

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • to respond via supplied contact details regarding your enquiry (email, telephone or post)
  • to personalise your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • to improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you

How do we protect your information?

Submitted enquires (from our contact page): Data is not stored on this website. The recipient computer / device email client is protected by password encryption.

How we use cookies

See our Cookie Policy for information on the cookies we use.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. KOR Communications are our third party marketing company who securely hold our clients information in line with GDPR. Such trusted parties may have access to personally identifiable information on a need-to-know basis and will be contractually obliged to keep your information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to this privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on May 15th, 2018.

Contacting us (GDPR Data Officer)

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact our GDPR Data Officer.

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