Privacy Policy

 

What is a privacy policy?

 

A privacy policy is a statement that discloses some or all of the ways a website collects, uses, discloses, and manages the data of its visitors and customers. It fulfills a legal requirement to protect a visitor or client's privacy.

 

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

 

When do we collect information and how do we use it?

 

We do not collect pii (personally identifiable information) from you when you visit our site. 

Instead we use your IP address for use with Google Analytics as a tool for monitoring the traffic to our site.  This user information is compiled of:

 

·       Location – this is derived from the IP address where the hit originated. The IP address itself is not available in Google Analytics as it is personally identifiable information (PII) which violates the terms of Google Analytics

·       Language – derived from the language settings of the browser

 

Do we use 'cookies'?

 

Yes. Cookies are small files that our site transfers to your computer's hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables our site's systems to recognise your browser and capture and remember certain information. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

 

We have a use of cookie statement on our site (located on the footer bar) which states that “AHP use cookies for analytical purposes only. We do not retain personal information for marketing or to share with third parties. To view our Privacy Policy, click here”

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since all browsers are different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.  If you turn cookies off, it won't affect your experience on our site.

 

We use the following cookies on our site:

 

Third-party disclosure

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to outside parties.

 

Third-party links

 

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.


We have implemented the following:

 

We use first-party cookies (Google Analytics cookies) to monitor website traffic.

 

Marketing communication

 

AHP Architects & Surveyors Ltd issue quarterly marketing newsletters and seasons greeting emails to clients and colleagues who have chosen to Opt In to this form of communication.  The email addresses for these individuals are contained within a password protected spreadsheet, which is only accessible by the company Directors and the Business Development Manager. 


Contacting Us

 

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information contained in our contact page.