Privacy Notice GDL Property  

Last updated: 25/05/2022

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This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) together with the Terms of Use form an entire legal Agreement

(“Agreement”) between “GDL ” (“Grand Design London”) and you as a user (“you”,

“user”). The Agreement applies to our website (“Site”) located at https://granddesign.

london/. If you have any questions you can contact us.

Quick Summary of our Privacy Notice :

  1. This document explains what data is collected in connection with GDL Site.
  2. It also explains how we use that data, where we store it, and how we protect it.
  3. In short:

○ You may generally browse our Site without providing any kind of personal data.

However, if you would like to send us your project request or your career request

we will have to process personal data as described in this Notice.

○ We will not share your data for third party advertising purposes.

  1. Finally, it explains your rights in relation to your personal data.

1.  Who we are?

We are “GDL . You may contact us via email at or v1, Broxholme House, New Kings Rd, London SW6 4AA

2.  What data do we collect?

You may browse our Site without providing your personal information.

2.1. Data you provide us with. Through

our Site, you may provide us with your

personal data to send your project request

or to send your career request. Data which

you may provide to us include:

○ Full name;

○ Phone number;

○ Email address;

○ City;

2.2. Data collected automatically. We use

this data to constantly improve our website.

Therefore, when you access our Site, certain

data may be collected automatically. Such

data include:

○ Cookies. Read more about cookies

further in this Privacy Notice.

○ Device data (device model, OS type


○ IP address;

○ Connection type (WiFi, LTE, 3G);

○ Language and region;

○ Your interactions with Site.

Also, through our Site, you may send us a

message. Please, be aware of what kinds

of data you are sharing.

Automatically collected data is aggregated

and anonymized.

How do we use your data?

We collect data to provide and improve our services and to comply with our legal obligations.

3.1. Provision, improvement, and

development of our Site. We use your data

to: (1) Provide you with an access to our

Site; (2) Provide you with customer support;

(3) Provide you with career opportunities; (4)

Contact you to deliver certain services or

data you have requested; (5) Conduct

researches to improve our services; (6) To

improve the content and general

administration of our Site, (7) For analytical


3.2. Compliance with our legal

obligations. We may be obliged to store

some of your personal data to comply with

the relevant data protection legislation.

Legal basis for data usage: performance of a Legal basis for this data usage: compliance

contract; legitimate interest. with legal obligations.

4.  Policy towards children

GDL does not provide services to persons under the age of 13. We do not and will not knowingly collect personal data from any child under 13.

5.  Do we use cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. We generally use session cookies to save your preferences and such cookies expire when you close your browser. These cookies are likely to be analytical, or performance cookies.

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) you can find out more about this popular website analytics tool here.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. All of this information is anonymized. You can find out more about how it protects your data here.

You can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

6.  How do we share and disclose data?

If you provide us with your personal data, we may share and disclose data that we collect for

the following reasons:

6.1. With your consent. In cases where you

have provided your explicit consent, we may share your personal data, as described at the time of consent.

6.2. Safety, Legal purposes, and Law enforcement. We will disclose your personal data (a) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an ongoing investigation of a governmental authority, (b) to enforce the GDL Site Terms of Use or user agreements or to protect our rights.

6.3. Business transfers. We will not sell your personal data to any company or organization, but we may transfer your personal data to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which GDL participates or to a purchaser or acquirer of all or substantially all of GDL assets to which this Site relates. In such event, we will notify you before your personal data is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

6.4. Aggregated data. Through the third party analytics providers and directly through our Site, we may track data that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your personal data. For example, without limitation, the total number of visitors of our Site, the browser type. We may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate data to administer the Site and gather broad demographic data for aggregate use.

6.5. Service providers. We may provide your personal data and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate data to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you for their use solely to provide us with such assistance.

7.  How do we handle your data?

In this section, we will tell you how we store, retain and secure data.

7.1. Retention. We retain your personal data on the protected server which is located within the UK.

We generally retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for the provision of our service to you and us and to comply with our legal obligations. If you request, we will delete or anonymize your personal data so that it no longer identifies you, unless, we are legally allowed or required to maintain certain personal data, including situations such as the


○ Where we are required to retain the

personal data for our legal, tax, audit, and accounting obligations, we will retain the necessary personal data for the period required by applicable law;

○ Where necessary for our legitimate business interests such as fraud prevention or to maintain the security of our users.

7.2. Security. We operational and technological measures that are generally consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personal data from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We may use encryption, secure socket layer and password protection to help prevent unauthorized access to your personal data. Moreover, we are actively monitoring and enforcing the data protection standards during all of our activities, namely:

○ Limitation of the rendered access to data only to those employees who need it for providing services to the user;

○ Signature of non-disclosure

agreements by employees;

○ Signature by partners and external

companies invited for the fulfillment of particular functions of non-disclosure agreements and agreements concerning non-usage of such data for any unauthorized purposes;

○ Storing of the personal data obtained from the user in an encrypted form, at protected servers secured from unauthorized access.

The security of your data is important to us. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee the absolute protection of your personal data. If you have a reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us by contacting us in writing at

8.  Do we transfer your data?

The GDPR restricts transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), or the protection of the GDPR, unless the rights of the individuals in respect of their personal data is protected in another way, or one of a limited number of exceptions applies.

9.  What are your rights and choices?

In case you provide us with your personal data you may use your powers and exercise any of the rights described in this section. If you have any additional questions you can always send an email and we will do our best to help you.

9.1. Access. You can request an explanation of the personal data we process about you.

Also, you can request a copy of your personal data undergoing processing.

9.2. Rectification. You can rectify/correct any inaccurate data about you.

9.3. Data portability. You have a right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you provided to us. You can make a request to transmit this data directly to another data controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. We will transmit your data directly to another controller in cases where it is technically feasible.

9.4. Erasure. You have a right to be forgotten which means that we will delete all personal data that you have provided to us. Note, we may retain certain information as required by law and for legitimate business purposes permitted by law.

9.5. Restrict processing. You can request us to temporarily or permanently stop processing all or some of your personal data.

9.6. Object processing. You can, at any time, object to the processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation. You have the right to object to your personal data being processed for direct marketing purposes.

9.7. Right to lodge complaints. You have the right to lodge complaints in relation to the data processing activities carried out by us to the competent data protection authorities.

10.  How do we update this notice?

From time to time we may update this notice. For example, we may need to update it for legal reasons or to reflect changes in our services. If we do so, we will make the updated Privacy Notice available in our application. Also, we will update the “Last Updated” date.

We strongly encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Notice for any changes. We will make prior versions of our privacy notices available for review.