PRIVACY POLICY

Architecture Design Practice, a legal entity registered in the Republic of Cyprus, member of the European Union (EU) is the owner and operator of this website http://www.architecturedp.com.

Architecture Design Practice, hereafter also referred to by its website domain name architecturedp.com and/or ArchitectureDP provides services in urban design, architecture design and interior design, project management, and consulting services throughout Cyprus and Internationally. Architecture Design Practice is a member of The Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ΕΤΕΚ) and the Cyprus Architects Association.

Please read the following Privacy Policy carefully, as it explains what information may be collected via the architecturedp.com website, and how it may be used; respecting the privacy of both the website visitor, as well any affiliates and partners, together with any unlawful copyright and misuse of information. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected via architecturedp.com only.

For more information regarding legalities and use/misuse of information on the architecturedp.com website, please read the Website Disclaimer.

If anything is unclear or for further information regarding this Privacy Policy or any other enquiry, please feel free to contact Architecture Design Practice directly at info 'at' architecturedp.com

It is Architecture Design Practice's policy to respect and protect the privacy rights of visitors to this website, any prospective client, as well as all partners and affiliates.

Architecture Design Practice does not log or store any user personal detail on this website http://www.architecturedp.com. Any information provided willingly by the user, such as via the contact form, is sent direct by email, over Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), to be actioned accordingly, and not stored on this website.

Subsequently, this information is held and used in the strictest confidence, solely by authorised personnel at the company for the purpose for which you have provided them, i.e. to provide you with additional information and feedback on our particular services in architecture and design. Information is never disclosed to any third parties.

IMPORTANT. Only enquiries to services in architecture and design can be submitted through this website's contact form, but NOT confirmed or paid.

Architecture Design Practice will explicitly ask when requiring further information that personally identifies you or any personal/business information needed to contact you and follow up with the enquiry. This might be over email, telephone, or other form of electronic communication.

Architecture Design Practice will use such detail to provide more information on the enquiry for service or feedback, and if requested. When a user provides information through the architecturedp.com website – such as via the online enquiry/contact form - Architecture Design Practice:

  • Any information collected is used solely by authorised Architecture Design Practice personnel.
  • Does not collect any unnecessary information, nor distribute any information externally without the user's knowledge or prior consent, nor collect any information without the user's knowledge or consent.
  • Does not allow access to this information by external parties unless required by law (for example, if the information is subject to a warrant or subpoena under local law).
  • Does not store any information, personal detail or other, on the website

In case you disagree with this after submission, please inform Architecture Design Practice in writing, who shall proceed to take appropriate action to modify or delete records accordingly.

Architecture Design Practice may be compelled to disclose a certain amount of information by applicable jurisdiction law, such as under local Cypriot or EU court orders or legal notices to produce documents under law.

For statistical and website enhancement purposes only, Architecture Design Practice collects basic information on website activity (such as number of users who visit the website, date and time of visits, number of pages viewed and location, entry page, exit page and links, type of browser, type of device, among other general web browsing statistical information). Collection of such data may involve the use of cookies.

Collection of such information in website traffic trends is standard, and commonly practiced on websites throughout the Internet.

Information collected on architecturedp.com does not identify individuals as such, but it does provide statistics that can be used to analyse and improve general and user's experience whilst on this website. Architecture Design Practice's personnel may in turn analyses website traffic trends to help improve the overall website design/development and experience, as well as to help improve the end services provided in architecture and design.

Various data that may be observed through the architecturedp.com website includes:

  • Standard machine/device identity details (used to visit the website), as is normal and necessary when a user interacts with a website and its server; and
  • ClickStream data on the nature of a user's visit to the site, including server address, user's upper domain category (e.g. .com, .org, .net, .cy, .eu, etc.) and thereby origin location, date and time of the visit, path taken to the architecturedp.com website (e.g. via a search engine and which one, social media driven traffic, or link from at another site), various pages accessed, route taken through the site, exit pages, exit links, sometimes searched words or terminology performed to find the website (as this may also be encrypted by search engines), and any documents downloaded.

A cookie is a small file placed onto internet enabled device in order to recognise the device at recurring visits, and in turn enable a website's features and functionalities.

Cookies may transmit information via a device's browser with a purpose of authentication or identification via the IP address. For example, cookies enable a website to identify device used when visiting, and keep track of web browsing preference for bettering user experience. A cookie cannot collect information from a device and cannot carry any virus or other damaging files.

Generally, cookies can be used to do lots of different things, such as recognise you as the user when visiting a website, remembering your preferences, and overall give you a more personalised experience that's in line with your settings. Cookies may also make your interactions with a website faster and more secure.

Essentially there are two types of cookies:

  • persistent cookies, and
  • session cookies

A persistent cookie helps the website (and third party applications) recognise you as an existing user, so it's easier to return and continue your existing user experience.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website, i.e. lasting only for as long as the session (usually the current visit to the website or a browser session).

When does Architecture Design Practice use cookies?

Architecturedp.com only utilises persistent cookies, essentially for keeping track of website visitor trends/statistics via a third party service. This use of cookies is to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allows it to monitor and understand how people from around the world use the website, thereby helping to improve the overall structure and content accordingly. This cannot identify you personally from this information, only general/standard website traffic trends via an IP.

These types of cookies are applicable to all sorts of internet enabled devices, i.e. PC, Smartphones and tablets.

Cookies might also be placed in your browser when visiting architecturedp.com via third party application plug-in or using third party modules, especially utilised during social media interactions.

Cookies on your Internet device help make the user experience of a website better. By continuing to use this architecturedp.com website service, you are consenting to the use of this site's cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this cookies policy hereafter. If you do not agree to the use of cookies in this or any such way, you should set your browser privacy and cookies settings accordingly, or not use the website. Please note, if you disable cookies used, this may impact overall user experience.

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device, as well as delete them. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your specific browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your cookie browser settings. If you use different devices to view and access the architecturedp.com website (e.g. PC, Smartphone, tablet) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

Such is the nature of fast moving web, online and technological trends, Architecture Design Practice reserves the right to modify, alter, or update this website's Privacy Policy at any time accordingly, and in many instances is compelled to do so. As the user, you agree to be bound by such changes, and to its current relevancy, as presented on this website at any present given time.

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