Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

DP3 Architects respects your privacy and we do not resell or distribute your personally identifiable information to 3rd parties. Below is our privacy policy so you understand how we handle user information on our website.

Please carefully read our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

DP3 Architects has created this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting your personal information. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices relating to this website, www.DP3 Architects.com. The information you provide on this site will not be shared other than as outlined in this privacy policy.

THE WEBSITE

The website present information and content that is owned, licensed, or provided by DP3 Architects. The website may also include services provided by third parties and distributed through the website by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and DP3 Architects. When used in this Privacy Policy, “we”, “us” and “our” mean DP3 Architects.

VISITING OUR WEBSITE

You can browse our website without providing any personal or individually identifiable information. You also may be able to set your browser to reject cookies. If you do that, the website may be less functional for you.
There are times when you may choose to give us personally identifiable information about you. For example, you may wish to register to post entries or articles on the website, receive e-mails from us, receive invitations, attend events, preview new content, or to purchase goods and services available through the website. We need certain information from you to register you, authenticate you, and process your entries and payments, where necessary.

KINDS OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect information that you voluntarily give us, as well as Site Visitorship Data, on the website.

Personally Identifiable Information

In order to utilize certain features of the website, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number or persistent identifier (such as a customer number held in a cookie) which is associated with personally identifiable information, as well as other information, which you may provide voluntarily. We collect such personally identifiable information that you give us so that we may:

  • provide information about DP3 Architects;
  • tell you about products and services, and provide information to our third party marketing partners;
  • notify you about new content and upcoming events, games, tools and other features available on the website;
  • respond to your requests for information;
  • process survey results and contest entries;
  • process online purchases and payments you request;
  • filter the products and services we provide;
  • authenticate registered customers; and
  • post your comments and content.

By providing any personally identifiable information to the website, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States of America. Upon reasonable request, we will provide for your review your personal information we have knowingly collected through our website and correct it accordingly. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, before granting access to review your data, where applicable.

Site Visitorship Data

Site Visitorship Data is information about the way a website is used that is not associated with an individual’s identity. We use aggregate anonymous data regarding online behavior to better understand how people use our website. To that end, we may use aggregated, anonymous online traffic behavior along with information from third parties to track usage trends and thereby improve our website. We may also use this aggregated, anonymous information to develop reports that we may share with third party marketing partners and customers. The kind of information we may collect includes:

  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • the pages visited on our website;
  • the links clicked on our website;
  • any products or services you review;
  • the features used;
  • how long a visitor stays; and
  • the domain name of the website from which visitors connect to our website and the website to which visitors connect through our service.

Most Site Visitorship Data is collected using data collection tools such as web beacons, cookies, embedded web links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. We use Site Visitorship Data to develop, manage, and improve the website. Sometimes we may aggregate Site Visitorship Data with personally identifiable information from registered members. We may use that information to:

  • manage the website;
  • help resolve problems;
  • analyze use of the website; and
  • notify you about products or services that we, our third party marketing partners, and members may offer from time-to-time.

Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, DP3 Architects decides to sell, buy, DP3 Architects or otherwise reorganize its business. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personally identifiable information to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of it from sellers. It is our practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

INFORMATION SECURITY

We may recommend or require the use of encryption technologies for certain types of communications conducted through the website. While we may provide those technologies and use other reasonable precautions to protect confidential information and provide suitable security, we do not guarantee that information transmitted through the Internet is secure, or that such transmissions will be free from delay, interruption, interception or error.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

DP3 Architects will not release any personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent except as follows:

(1) Anyone providing us their personally identifiable information grants DP3 Architects and its affiliates, the right to use their information internally without restrictions for the purposes of, but not limited to, research, marketing, and content and lead development.

(2) DP3 Architects may share information we collect with our third party marketing partners. If we do so, we will request that they treat this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and to refrain from disclosing or using your personally identifiable information for purposes other than for the provision of services to you or for the benefit of DP3 Architects. Our third party marketing partners may also send you special promotions and offers for related services, at their sole discretion.

(3) We may disclose information collected on the website, including personally identifiable information, to third parties as required or permitted by law. For example, we may disclose information:

  • to regulators;
  • to law enforcement authorities who subpoena it;
  • to vendors who provide us with service; or
  • to companies that may acquire part or all of an affiliated company.

DP3 Architects is not responsible for the protection of the information you provide to other websites. You should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on other websites, such information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited communications.

COMMUNICATIONS

From time to time, we may send e-mail to users regarding current projects, special offers, invitations to events, product testing opportunities and updates to the website, press releases and announcements concerning the services we provide, as well as important changes in our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. By providing us your e-mail address, you consent to receiving such communications via e-mail. If at any time you decide for any reason that you no longer wish to receive such communications, you may opt out of receiving them by using one of the following methods:

  • Select the e-mail “opt out” or “unsubscribe” link, or follow the opt-out instructions included in each subscription communication.
  • Where applicable, return to the Web page(s) where you originally registered your preferences and follow the opt-out instructions.
  • E-mail us. Be sure to provide your name, email and postal address, and specific relevant information about the particular service you no longer wish to receive.

HYPERLINKS AND REFERRALS

Websites accessible via our website (through hyperlinks, banner advertisements or otherwise) have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site’s Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy prior to use. When you click on a hyperlink, sponsored link or banner advertisement, a new browser window or frame containing a third party’s website may appear in the foreground with a DP3 Architects website remaining in the background. Any time that you have moved to a new window or frame containing a third party’s website, you will no longer be on the DP3 Architects website, and are no longer protected by this Privacy Policy or our Terms and Conditions.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not knowingly collect or distribute personally identifiable information from minor children. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor child and believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us by e-mail so that we may delete the minor’s information. You can learn more about children’s privacy and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) at the Federal Trade Commission’s website at:

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/index.html

SAFE HARBOR DATA PRIVACY NOTICE

The United States Department of Commerce and the European Commission have agreed on a set of data protection principles and frequently asked questions (the “Safe Harbor Principles”) to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that adequate protection be given to personal information transferred from the EU to the United States. DP3 Architects adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles with respect to personally identifiable information it receives from the European Union. This notice outlines our general policy and practices in compliance with the Safe Harbor Principles, including the type of information to which this notice applies, how we use information, and your choices regarding our use of, and the ability for you to request a review of your personally identifiable information and for DP3 Architects to correct said information if errors exist. For purposes of this notice, “personally identifiable information” includes information (a) transferred from the European Union to the United States; (b) recorded in any form by us; and (c) pertaining to a specific individual who is identified in, or is identifiable from, the data. This notice applies to all personally identifiable information we handle, including on-line (except as noted below), off-line, and manually processed data. If there is any conflict between this Privacy Policy and the Safe Harbor Principles, the Safe Harbor Principles will govern.
Disclosure

The privacy principles in this policy are based on the Safe Harbor Principles. DP3 Architects will not disclose personally identifiable information in any manner that is inconsistent with this policy.
Notice and Choice

We obtain personal information only as permitted by the Safe Harbor Principles or with the consent of the individual affected. We may ask for your consent to collect, use, and/or disclose personal information in certain ways, and you may be required to give your consent in order to use the website or our services. Individuals will be provided clear and conspicuous, readily available, and affordable mechanisms to exercise choice. To the extent permitted under the Safe Harbor, we reserve the right to process personal information in the course of providing services through the website without the knowledge of individuals involved.

Transfers

DP3 Architects will obtain assurances from its agents that they will safeguard personal information consistently with this Privacy Policy. If DP3 Architects learns that an agent is using or disclosing personal information in a manner contrary to this Privacy Policy, DP3 Architects will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop the use or disclosure. Transfers of information permitted under this notice, either to third parties or within DP3 Architects, may include the transfer of data from one jurisdiction to another, such as transfers to and from the United States of America.

Security & Enforcement

DP3 Architects will take reasonable precautions to protect personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, and it will conduct compliance audits of its relevant privacy practices to verify adherence to this Privacy Policy. Any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of personal information should be directed to the DP3 Architects at the address given below. DP3 Architects will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy. For complaints that cannot be resolved between the Company and the complainant, the Company has agreed to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of the American Arbitration Association to resolve disputes pursuant to the Safe Harbor Principles.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 29th, 2014. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If we change it, we will post the then-current Privacy Policy on this page. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective as of the day they are posted.

CONTACT US
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please email us at Ldwight@dp3architects.com