Privacy Policy

Cookie & Privacy Policy Aims

This Cookie and Privacy Policy describes what you can expect when our website collects your personal data. It applies to the information, we collect about our visitors, and those who contact MPD Architect Ltd and or login to our website.


Definitions: For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this policy) refers to MPD Architect Ltd, 52 Topcliffe Road, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1RL.

Data Controller, for the purpose of the GDPR and UK data protection laws, MPD Architect Ltd is the Data Controller.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are delivered by our website server onto your computer, mobile phone device or digital tablet whilst you visit our website, which can subsequently be used by the website to identify particular devices and thereby remember your website preferences and login details. Most cookies will not collect information that identifies you and instead will collect more general information such as how you arrived at and used our website, or your general geographical location.

Why are Cookies needed? They make websites work better and we use cookies to:

  • estimate our general audience size and how they use our site
  • recognise you when you return to our site.
  • estimate our audience size and patterns.
  • track the first and last pages you visit and your total number of visits to the website.
  • track how long you spend on any page existing within our website.
  • track the pages you visit on our website.
  • track how you came to access the website including keyword searches, social media links, search engine information and/or referrer.

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available at: www.allaboutcookies.org

We collect your data automatically via cookies when you visit our website, in line with the cookie settings in your browser, and through the cookies that you activated when you selected various options on our cookie banner i.e. your customised cookie settings.

We use cookies to help ensure you get the best possible experience when visiting our website. We do not make any attempt to discover the identities of anyone who visits our website, and we will not hold personal information for the purpose of marketing. You will not be contacted by MPD Architect Ltd for any marketing exercise.

If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

We may process your personal data for our legitimate business interests. “Legitimate Interests” means the interests of our company in conducting and managing our business and providing you with the best services in the most secure way.

Strictly necessary cookies (otherwise known as “Essential cookies”) enable core functionality such as page navigation and access to secure areas. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes, and they do not remember when you have been on the internet. You may disable these cookies by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how our website functions during your interactions with us (see relevant section below).

Non-essential Cookies, we collect data from you for the purposes shown below when you visit our website, but we can only do so if you have granted us permission to do so using our cookie preferences.

Analytical Cookies, we’d like to set Google Analytics cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

Google Maps Cookies, the embedded Google Map on our site uses cookies which allow Google Maps to remember which browser you are using and what preferences you have set when you view maps.

Third Party Cookies are set by a domain other than the one the user is visiting. This typically occurs when the website incorporates elements from other sites, such as images, social media plugins or advertising. When the browser or other software fetches these elements from the other sites, they can set cookies as well.

MPD Architect Ltd does not control the use of these third-party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies.

Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. For the purposes of GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to You such as a name, an identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

Service refers to the Website.

Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, or to assist the Company in analysing how the Service is used. For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors. Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself.

Website refers to MPD Architect Ltd Website, accessible via www.mpdarchitectltd.co.uk You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable. Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.

Types Of Data Collected

Personal Data While using our service, we may ask you and or collect your personal data in a number of ways for example, during discussions including meetings and telephone conversations, when you make enquiries via the ‘Contact Us' section on our website or when you email us directly. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Contact and communication, email address, phone numbers and postal address. Records of correspondence and communication with you.
  • First name and last name and any other information which you may offer during project discussions and development.

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

Use Of Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

To provide and maintain our Service for the administration of projects. To complete and submit statutory application forms on your behalf (pre-app/planning/DAS statements/building regs/ listed building consent etc). Issue of payment invoices/certificates/preparation of appointment and building contracts.

For the performance of a contract the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service. ** To contact **You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.

To manage your requests to attend and manage your requests to Us.

Retention Of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods. In most cases, this is at least six years following the completion of our appointment on a project in which you have been involved as required by the terms of our appointment. Potential clients and other short-term contact information is held for a period of not less than two years to ensure that should you contact us again we have any relevant information to hand.

Shating Of Your Personal Data

We do not sell or share your personal data for other organisations to use other than as follows: Personal data collected and processed by us may be shared with third parties directly involved in specific projects where necessary to allow us to fulfil our obligations under our appointment with our clients.

Security Of Your Personal Data

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.

Your Rights Under GDPR

The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of your personal data and the right under this Privacy Policy, and under certain circumstances by law, you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us to continue to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have exercised your right to object to processing.
  • Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal data about you, for example, if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it. You can also withdraw your consent, where this is the basis for our processing your data (without affecting the lawfulness of our previous processing based on consent).
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to another party.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

Exercising Of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights

You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, and opposition by contacting Us. Please note that we may ask You to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, we will try our best to respond to you as soon as possible. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal data. Our service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@mpdarchitectltd.co.uk

MPD Architect Ltd

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