Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how CHQ Architects Ltd. uses and protects any information that you give CHQ Architects Ltd. when you use this website.

CHQ Architects Ltd. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

CHQ Architects Ltd. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 23rd May 2012.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:

• name and job title
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We may keep the information we gather in response to Job applications made for internal record keeping or to make contact with you.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure,we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Measuring Website Usage
Google Analytics is in use to collect information about how visitors use this site. This provides us with important information that can enable the site to work better. We do not link this information to your name or address.

The following cookies are used by Google Analytics:

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
_utma Randomly generated ID 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated ID 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated ID When you close your web browser
_utmz Randomly generated ID

6 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding your web browser capabilities
We set some cookies to store information about your browser settings, to understand which functionality to enable on the site. The following cookies are used:

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
has_js 1 or blank When you close your web browser

 

 

 

Remembering your choices
Certain sections of our site remember your choices, so you can be provided with the right information if you visit other pages, and then return. For example, if you filter a list of information we will remember your choice and default to that selection if you visit the page again. These choices are not tied to any personally identifiable information. The following cookies are used:

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
SESSdc3bd8623ba95587a8b 7d6db9dbe5691 A random string Up to 24 days

 

 

 

Online Maps
We sometimes use maps to show you locations relevant to the section of the site you are viewing. This service is provided by Google Maps. Google sets cookies which are used to store user preferences and information to enable this service. The following cookies are used:

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
PREF Randomly generated string 6 months
NID Randomly generated string 2 years
SNID Randomly generated string 6 months
khcookie Randomly generated string When you close your browser

 

 

 

 

 

Google's privacy policy can be found at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/ and its terms of service for Google Maps at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

CHQ Architects Ltd.
Architects and Building Surveyors.
Tannery House, 23 High Street
Baldock
Hertfordshire
SG7 6BE

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

PROJECTS

  • Seaton Visitor Centre
    Schools and Leisure

    Sports club redevelopment, schools & leisure centre design

  • Residential design concept for an apartment block
    Residential

    One off individual house designs to large mixed-use developments

  • Office refurbishment by CHQ - Centre Point, London
    Interior Design

    Interior design for the retail, business & residential sectors

  • Commercial design for B&Q - the store exterior
    B&Q Belvedere

    An £8m new build project for B&Q Plc in North Bexley

  • Architectural design support from CHQ
    Potton Homes

    Site appraisals, planning applications & detailed design

  • Commercial architectural design - East London
    Canning Town

    Part of the London 2012 Olympics led regeneration of East London

  • The supermarket exterior at night
    Calne development

    New building design for one of the UK's most successful supermarket chains

  • The Hythe development - a view from the side
    Hythe development

    This award-winning supermarket replaces an ageing factory and office unit