Privacy Policy

Your use of this website

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Hackland + Dore Architects and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose.   This website and all materials contained in it are protected by intellectual property rights including copyright, and either belong to Hackland + Dore Architects or are licensed to us to use.  Materials include but are not limited to the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and images on the website, as well as other content.  You may not copy, redistribute, republish or otherwise make the materials on this website available to anyone else for a commercial purpose without our consent in writing nor may you download it or modify it in any way. 

Third Party Links

You may find links to third party websites on our website, which are not within our control. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. Once you have left our website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide.

Privacy Policy 

At Hackland + Dore Architects we are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of our visitors’ information when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.   This Privacy Policy contains an explanation of what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit this site.

Information we collect 

In running and operating this website we may collect and process certain data and information relating to you and your use of this site. This data and information is detailed below:   1. Details of visits to our website and the pages and resources that are accessed, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data that may assist us in understanding how visitors use this website. 2. Information that visitors provide to us because of filling in forms on our website, such as when a visitor uses the Contact form. 3. Information provided to us when our visitors communicate with us electronically for any reason. - Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users: - Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number. - Type of operating system - Screen colours (colour processing ability of the user’s screen) - Javascript support - Flash version - Screen resolution - Network location and IP address: can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data. - Hostname - Bandwidth (internet connection speed) - Time of visit - Pages visited - Time spent on each page of the website - Referring site statistics - The website (URL) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (for example: clicking on a hyperlink from that took the user to this website) - Search engine query used (for example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)  4. Google Analytics data is shared with Google. For more information on Google's Privacy Policies, visit: Our use of this data is primarily to optimize our website for our visitors and search engines.

Use of Cookies 

Cookies are sometimes used to improve the website experience of a visitor to a website. We may sometimes use cookies on this website to record aggregate statistical information about the visitors to our site and the use that our visitors make of the website. When collected, this information is used by us to improve our website and further enhance the visitor experience. Please note that no personally identifiable information is recorded. We may also use the cookies to gather information about your general internet use to further assist us in developing our website. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive and then stored there and transferred to us where appropriate to help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.   All computers can decline cookies. You can easily decline or remove cookies from your computer using the settings within the Internet Options section in your computer control panel. However, please note that some of our website features may not function if you disable cookies.

Use of Your Information 

The information we collect is used for our own internal purposes in developing and improving our website. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes: 1. To provide you with information relating to our website, products or our services that you request from us. 2. To notify you about any changes to our website, including improvements, and service or product changes that may affect our website.

Storing Your Personal Data  

Information that we collect may on occasion be transferred and stored outside of the European Union for supplying our goods or services to you. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will always take all reasonable precautions to make sure that your data remains secure and is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to ensure that there is the same level of protection for processing carried out in these countries outside the United Kingdom in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Details of the persons and countries to which your information is disclosed will be provided on request. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your information. Please note that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information  

Your information will only be disclosed for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or which you have otherwise consented to. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties: 1. Where we are legally required to disclose your information. 2. To assist fraud reduction and minimise credit risks. 3. Where the transfer or disclosure would otherwise follow the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Access to Information  

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives all individuals the right to access personal information that is held about them. You can request a copy of any information that we hold about you and we will respond to you in accordance with the timeframes set out in the Data Protection Act 1998. Please contact if you wish to make such a request.  In addition, please notify us as soon as possible if any of the information which we hold about you is incorrect and we will amend this.

Changes to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify or amend this privacy policy at any time and for any reason. Details of any changes will be posted at the top of the privacy policy web page.