Privacy Policy

At Ashworth Walker Architects, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and it is important to us. This policy explains our approach to being clear about the personal information we collect from you, and how we will put your privacy first in responsibly handling that information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), the Data protection Act as amended from time to time.

Information we may collect

1.1 We may collect information from you when you use our website, contact us to enquire about or request our services or interact with us in any other way, such as via the telephone or email. We may also receive information about you from third parties with whom we have a business relationship, for example an existing client making an introduction. You may send us, we may ask for, or may be given the following information:

1.2 When you connect to us via our website, we may collect certain information about your computer hardware, software or mobile device. This is statistical data, logged by our server, which does not identify you as an individual and may include:

How we use the information

When you submit or give information to us, you understand that we may store your information and that this will be in a secure and confidential manner.

2.1 We may use your information as follows:

2.2 Statistical data (as described at 1.2 above) may be used towards developing and improving our website, for example:

2.3 We may sometimes share your information with third parties:

Storage and Security of your information

3.1 By submitting information to us you agree to us storing your information

3.2 We will take reasonable technical and administrative precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. However, inherent insecurities in the internet and its associated technologies, for example email, mean that we cannot guarantee the security of the information submitted to us, or sent by us, using those means

3.3 You accept and understand that any information you supply to us is given at your own risk and we shall not be liable for any loss of or damage to your information

Retention of your information

4.1 We will retain your information only for as long as is necessary to provide our ongoing service to you, and to be able to contact you in connection with that service in future

Your right to access, correct, update or remove your personal information

5.1 You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you by emailing us at info@wajw.co.uk.

5.2 If you would like us to correct or update your information, or if you would like your information deleted from our records, please email us at info@wajw.co.uk.

5.3 Please be aware that deleting any or all of your information may prevent us from providing our services to you

Links to other websites

6.1 This privacy policy only applies to information you supply to us and/or to your use of our website. Where our website contains links to other third-party websites, such parties are required to have their own privacy policies governing the use of information they collect, with which you should make yourself aware if you decide to visit their websites or use their services. If you interact with us on social media platforms, information you provide will be subject to the third party’s privacy policy as well as this privacy policy

Your consent

7.1 By using our website, contacting us via telephone or email, or by otherwise enquiring about or requesting our services, you are agreeing to the collection and processing of your information in accordance with this privacy policy

7.2 We may update this privacy policy periodically, in which case it will be republished on our website with the date of the update stated. You may wish to revisit it occasionally

Any questions

8.1 If you have any questions about how we collect, use or share your information please email us at info@wajw.co.uk.

The Data Controller

9.1 The Data Controller determines why and how your personal data is collected and handled consistent with this policy. References to “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy policy are references to Ashworth Walker (a company registered in England and Wales, number 4076259) which is the Data Controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and, from 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Access to your information

The Act gives you the right to request access to the information that is held about you. Any requests should be addressed to:

Head of Data Protection
Ashworth Walker Architects
Carrwood House
109 Shaw House
Stockport
SK2 6QH

 

Or email: info@wajw.co.uk

 

Last updated: November 2018