For the purposes of this Privacy Notice New London Architecture (NLA), London Architecture Diary (LAD), London Festival of Architecture (LFA), London Real Estate Forum (LREF), One City, Don’t Move Improve! (DMI), Opportunity London and The City Centre are all trading brands of New London Architecture Limited. New London Architecture Limited is an independent membership organisation. Through our activities we communicate change and champion best practice in the built environment.
For the purpose of the applicable data protection legislation (meaning the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation including where and to the extent retained in the laws of England and Wales pursuant to s.3 of the European (Withdrawal) Act 2018) (the “Data Protection Legislation”), the data controller is New London Architecture Limited of 16 Beaufort Court, Admirals Way, Docklands, London E14 9XL. References in this Privacy Notice to “we”, “our” or “us” are references to New London Architecture Limited. References to “you” and “your” means each natural or legal person who interacts with us, uses our website or the products and services we provide.
Please read this Privacy Notice carefully as it explains our practices regarding your Personal Data and how we will treat it. This Privacy Notice sets out how we collect, process and use your ‘Personal Data’. It is relevant to anyone who interacts with us, including users of our websites (www.nla.london; http://architecturediary.org/london; www.lref.co.uk; http://onecity.london; www.thecitycentre.london; www.londonfestivalofarchitecture.org; https://dontmoveimprove.london; https://opportunity.london), together ‘the Sites’, subscribers to any of our Sites, members of the New London Architecture membership scheme and users of other services we provide from time to time.
OUR PRIVACY COMMITMENTS
We respect your privacy and protecting your information is important to us. We will be clear and open with you on what Personal Data we collect and how we process it and we will only use information that we collect about you lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation.
We take data security seriously, and so for as long as we maintain records of your Personal Data, we will endeavour to keep it up to date and protect it with appropriate safety and security measures and policies to prevent it from being accidentally lost and from unauthorised use and access.
We regularly review our security systems to ensure that your Personal Data remains safe and secure.
Data we collect and process
We collect and process the following Personal data from or about you as a user of or subscriber to any of our Sites or user of our services or as a member of the New London Architecture membership scheme or as a, client, speaker, delegate, event attendee or subscriber to our newsletters:
Purposes and legal basis for using your data
Where you have requested that we provide any of our services (including membership of the New London Architecture membership scheme) to you, or you otherwise make use of those services, we will process your Personal Data in order to perform our contract with you and provide those services to you.
We also use the Personal Data we hold about you to pursue our legitimate interests in providing and marketing our services and membership to you, improving our website, services, membership and interactions with you and other members, other subscribers and other users of our services in the following ways:
In some cases we may also use the Personal Data we hold about you to comply with our legal obligations, or enter into or perform a contract with you.
We may also send you direct marketing communications (for example, by email). We will ensure that we have your consent for this if the law requires us to do so. You can withdraw this consent and/or unsubscribe from receiving these communications at any time as described in the Direct Marketing section below.
We do not sell your Personal Data and will only share your Personal Data with third parties as stated in this Privacy Notice. We review all our relationships with third parties carefully so that we can be sure as possible that their practices match our own commitments to you relating to privacy and security. We also comply with the Data Protection Legislation in our dealings with these third parties to ensure that your information is appropriately protected.
Disclosure of your Personal Data to others may be necessary to ensure the smooth provision to you of the services and information you request, your membership and any benefits available to you as part of your membership. Your Personal Data may be disclosed to the other entities as described below.
We may share your Personal Data with any member of our group from time to time, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.
We may share your Personal Data with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if:
Social media and third party websites
Our Sites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We may send direct marketing communications to you, including by email, telephone or SMS or mail. We will ensure that we have your consent for this if the law requires us to do so.
Whenever you receive direct marketing from us you will be told how you can unsubscribe so that you no longer receive it. When we communicate with you via email you will also be given the opportunity to set or amend any preferences that you have indicated to us. You can do this at any time by following the link in the footer of the last email you received from us (“Update your subscription preferences” or “Unsubscribe”) or by sending your request to firstname.lastname@example.org with detailed instructions for our team or, if you are a member or subscriber of New London Architecture, you can also do this via the “Member and Subscriber Portal”.
You are also able at any time to withdraw any consent to receive marketing communications that you have given to us. You can do this by contacting us using the details the same details as specified above.
Please provide us with your full name, address and other contact details, to enable us to find your records. Sometimes we may also need to contact you further to ask you for additional information so that we can comply with your request.
Where we store your Personal Data
Where we store your Personal Data ourselves it is stored on our secure servers in the UK. However, where we share your information with third parties this may involve transferring it outside the UK. This may include countries that do not have data protection laws which are as strong as those in the UK or which the UK government has deemed to be “adequate”. Where we do this we will take the steps required under the Data Protection Legislation to ensure that your information is appropriately protected. If you would like any further information about this, then please contact us using the details in the Contacting Us section below.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Sites; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access, loss or damage.
Duration of storage
How long we keep your Personal Data will depend on the purpose for which we and any third parties use it and so may vary. We and any applicable third parties that we share it with will only retain your information for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice and as is necessary to comply with our and their legal obligations. We do not keep more Personal Data than we need for the particular purpose.
We will maintain records of your Personal Data for as long as you remain:
Where we have provided you with a service, or with membership or any benefit as part of that membership, we may also keep an archived record of your Personal Data for a period of up to 6 years after termination (unless a longer period is prescribed by law) for the purposes of responding to legal disputes and legal enquiries or investigations only, but will not use this data for any other purpose.
If you ask us to stop sending direct marketing communications to you (see the Direct Marketing section, above), we will keep the minimum amount of information necessary (such as your name and email address) to ensure that we are able to adhere to your request.
Your rights in relation to your Personal Data
Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have certain rights in respect of the Personal Data we hold about you. This includes: right to update and correct that Personal Data, the right to request from us a copy of your Personal Data, the right to request restriction of the processing of that Personal Data, the right to request that we delete that Personal Data and the right to object to our continued processing of your Personal Data. You may also have the right to data portability. These rights are limited in some situations. For example, if we have a legal requirement or a compelling legitimate ground we may continue to process your data even where you request its deletion.
We may ask for further information from you or require you to provide us with appropriate identification before we comply with any request.
If you have a complaint about the way in which we use your personal information we would encourage you to contact us in the first instance but you also have the right to complain directly to the Information Commissioner (www.ico.gov.uk).
If you would like to exercise any of these rights then you can contact us using the contact information provided in the Contacting Us section, below.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
We will update this Privacy Notice from time to time to reflect changes in our business or the law. All such changes will be posted to the Sites and if we consider it to be appropriate we will notify you of any material changes by e-mail.
If you would like to know what information we hold about you or if you have any other queries or complaints in relation to this Privacy Notice, or our Sites, our contact details are as follows:
New London Architecture
31 Great Sutton Street
020 7636 4044
Last updated 7 March 2022