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ECE Architecture are committed to protecting any information you share with us and respecting your right to privacy. This policy describes how we will make use of the data we handle in relation to our business, considering the requirements of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
It also describes your data protection rights, including a right to object to some of the processing which we carry out.
What data will we collect from you?
We may collect and process the following data from you:
- Your name.
- Your email address and phone number.
- Your marketing preferences, including any consents you have given us.
What will we use this information for?
There are a few ways that we will use the information that we hold about you.
To conduct our business and pursue our legitimate interests, in particular:
- We will use this data to maintain records of our performances and history.
- We use IT systems to undertake the above and may use these systems to investigate incidents.
- We may choose to send you promotional materials by post or by email about company news and services we provide.
- We use data of some individuals to invite them to take part in market research or client feedback.
For purposes which are required by law:
- We maintain records such as health and safety records and accounting records to meet specific legal requirements.
- We may respond to requests by government or law enforcement authorities investigating.
Withdrawing consent or otherwise objecting to direct marketing
You will always be able to withdraw your consent, although we may have other legal grounds for processing your data for other purposes, such as those set out above.
In some cases, we can send you direct marketing without your consent, where we rely on our legitimate interests. You have an absolute right to opt-out of direct marketing, or profiling we carry out for direct marketing, at any time.
You can do this by following the instructions in the communication where this is an electronic message, or by contacting us using the details set out below in the “How do I get in touch with you?” section.
How will we protect your information?
We will retain your personal data for as long as we need to carry out the relevant activity for which it was provided or collected.
Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if required for the purposes above, if mandated by law or if required for the legal protection of our or ECE Architecture’s legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.
What are my rights?
Under GDPR, you have the right to ask us for a copy of your personal data, to correct, delete or restrict the processing of your personal data, and to obtain the personal data you provide to us for a contract or with your consent in a structured, readable format.
In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances (in particular, where we don’t have to process the data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement, or where we are using the data for direct marketing.
Much of the information listed above must be provided on a mandatory basis, so that we can make the appropriate legal checks to administer your project involvement. We will always inform you which information is mandatory when it is collected. Some information is optional. If this is not provided, we may not be able to provide you with appropriate assistance, services, or support.
How do I get in touch with ECE Architecture?
We hope that we can assist with any queries you may have about the way we process your data. If you have any concerns about how we process your data, or would like to opt out of direct marketing, you can get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to:
Data Controller, ECE Architecture Limited, Brooklyn Chambers, 11 Goring Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 4AP