Your privacy

David Jowett – Architect is committed to the highest privacy standards. However you choose to interact with me I will only collect data that is necessary for me to deliver the best possible service and design for the project you have appointed me to carry out for you. This policy provides detailed information on when and why I collect your personal information, how I use it and the very limited conditions under which I may disclose it to others.

Collection of your Personal Information

In addition to your basic contact information (name, address, telephone numbers and email addresses) I will collect other relevant details of your home and its site or other building and its site including measurements and photographs. I may also store associated information received from other consultants involved in your project.

How I use this information

The information I collect about you is used to ensure I provide you with the best service and best design for your project.  I use your contact information to communicate with you throughout the duration of your project.

Policy on storage, processing and retention of your information.

Your information is all password protected. I retain your information for as long as reasonably necessary to provide the services and design and to maintain records to satisfy tax and other legal and liability requirements.  Copyright in all documents and drawings prepared for you and in any works executed from those documents remain the property of the David Jowett – Architect.

How and when I may share your Personal Information

As part of your project your information will be passed to my staff and other parties directly associated with your project including Planning and Building Control providers, other consultants such as Structural Engineers, and builders.  I will not share your personal information with or sell it to any other third-party unless I have your permission or the law requires me to. I may pass your personal information to my insurers.  I may also pass information to external agencies and organisations, including the police, for the prevention and detection of fraud and criminal activity.

Your rights with respect to the Personal Information I hold

You are entitled to access the personal information that I hold on you and any such request should be made using my contact details below. If any data I hold is inaccurate, this will be corrected promptly on request. In certain circumstances you can request that I erase your data which I will do where this would not prevent me meeting my legal and regulatory obligations or where I own the copyright.

Updating your communication preferences

You may ask that I do not send you communications using any of the contact details I hold on my records, this may include your email, SMS, telephone and postal information and any such request should be made using my contact details below.

Privacy Policy Updates

I reserve our right to make any changes and updates to this privacy policy without giving you notice as and when I need to. My most up to date privacy policy is always available on my website.

Contacting me

You can reach David Jowett – Architect by email:, telephone: 07788 710 204, or by post at David Jowett – Architect, 25 Roseworth Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1NB.

Last updated: May 2018