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John Cooper Architecture GDPR

The team at JCA takes the collection and storage of client data seriously. We value your privacy and your right to keep your details private.


What information do we collect about you?
We only collect the personal information that you provide us with when you meet us, contact us or request contact and share your details related to work we carry out for you.

The data we hold: Business contact details, Invoicing details, website information, previous and current project details, previous survey details, previous reports and papers. We do not hold any sensitive or special category data.

Retention of data
We retain the data you have provided us with for our records and documentation/invoices unless you have specifically asked us not to. We retain data for up to 7 years in order to ensure we maintain records of our contracts, invoices, proposals and projects.


How will we use the information about you?
We only use this data for legitimate commercial interests.

We collect information about you, if you agree, to keep in touch, to respond to your requests, to deliver your proposals, to process your contracts, to correspond with you and invite you to events or for marketing purposes.
We only share your contact information with agreed JCA consultants in order to respond to you or to deliver on projects.

We do not pass on your personal information to external companies.

We will not publish your personal information unless requested or consented to by you for a legitimate reason e.g. a jointly published article or business collaboration.

For networking purposes, you may request that we pass on your details to others. This will only be done based upon a formal request from you.


We will only transfer your information overseas if you or your subsidiaries are based overseas and this has been requested by you.

Marketing Activity
In the future, we may send you invitations to events, information about content and services and other material which may be of interest to you.

If you do not wish to receive marketing contact, we will offer you the option to opt out.

Your Data, your rights
You have a right at any time to ask to be removed from any of our data processing.
If you no longer wish for us to process your data for a specific purpose, please contact

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address:   

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


Use of Cookies
We collect website usage information using cookies to understand 
marketing and contract performance.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.
For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


Data Security
We secure, password protect and destroy your documents as agreed in individual client contracts and agreements.


Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 22 September 2020.


How to contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:
by email:

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