Our Privacy Commitment to You

We, Staran Architects Ltd, are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. 

By using our website, or providing us with your personal data, you agree to accept our practices performed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website or provide us with any personal data.

Any questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be sent by email to info@staranarchitects.com , or by writing to our Registered Office – Staran Architects Ltd, 49 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh EH3 6RA

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

How will we use this information?

We may use any personal data we receive from you:

To provide you with the services, products or information you have asked for;

Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you;

To provide you with marketing communications;

Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests;

Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation; and

To keep a record of your relationship with us.

How do we collect information from you?

We collect personal data from a variety of sources, including the following ways:

Enquires made through our website, via e-mail communication, telephone contact or postal communication; and

When you give the information to us directly i.e. you may give us your information in order to communicate with us via the contact web form or e-mail, telephone and postal communication.

Use of ‘cookies’

When delivering services over the internet, it is common practice to store small amounts of information on your computer, phone and electronic device.  This information is stored by your web browser in small files called cookies. Cookies serve a number of possible purposes:

To speed up websites by avoiding sending the same information every time;

To measure general usage of the website to help us improve; and

To recognise returning visitors so we can highlight new/changed information since your last visit.

You can block/remove cookies using your browser.

There are two main types of cookies, first party and third party.

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled directly by us and used to provide information about general usage of our website.

Third party cookies: these are cookies used by other companies’ tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Google Analytics and Facebook Like buttons have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may pass your information to our third-party service providers, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf.

When we use a third-party provider, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service. 

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and clients.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us about our products and services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email, phone or text message unless you have given your prior consent. We will not contact you for marketing purposes by post if you have indicated that you do not wish to be contacted.

This needs to be opted out from the bottom of the email that gets sent out by MailChimp or other mailing providers.

You can change your marketing preferences at any time by completing the opt out option on our newsletter or by contacting us by email at info@staranarchitects.com

How you can access and update your information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you so that you can ensure its accuracy. You can do this by the following methods:

Writing to us at our Registered Office – Staran Architects Ltd, 49 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh EH3 6RA

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third-party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third-party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third-party site.

Changes to our Privacy Policy 

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our website.

How to Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you at info@staranarchitects.com, or contact us on 0131 556 9830, or write to us at:

Staran Architects ltd, 

49 Cumberland Street, 

Edinburgh EH3 6RA