Privacy and Data Protection

Aug, 2 2023

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance

Macklowe Art & Architecture is committed to safeguarding the privacy and personal data of our visitors and users. We understand the importance of privacy and security for our online community. In this extended section, we delve deep into the ways we collect, use, and protect the personal information of our users in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will elucidate the procedures we have put in place to ensure that your data is handled responsibly, and the measures we have adopted to protect your privacy. We will also discuss the rights you hold as a user of the Macklowe Art & Architecture website, including how to access, modify, or delete your personal data. Please be advised that this content serves as a thorough and comprehensive guide to our GDPR-related policies and practices, developed to provide transparency and build trust with our audience.

Collection of Personal Data

Macklowe Art & Architecture collects various types of personal data to enhance user experience and provide services tailored to individual needs. Our methods of data collection are designed to respect user privacy while gathering necessary information for service improvement. This detailed discussion includes an overview of the kind of information collected, such as names, email addresses, user preferences, and browsing data. We elucidate the technical measures and internal protocols executed to secure your data, as well as the legal bases under which we process personal information. Furthermore, this section highlights the third-party services we partner with, how they handle your data, and the robust procedures they must follow to remain in alliance with our privacy standards.

User Rights and Data Management

Under GDPR, users have significant rights concerning their personal data, and Macklowe Art & Architecture respects these rights without reservation. In this extensive explanation, we discuss the rights granted to you, including the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict, and object to data processing. We describe the processes for submitting a request to exercise your rights, the expected timeframes for our responses, and the conditions under which we may decline such requests in accordance with legal obligations. Equally, this passage addresses the protocols for data breach notifications, ensuring users are informed in a timely and clear manner about any incidents affecting their personal data.

Use of Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We employ cookies and other tracking technologies to provide users with a customized browsing experience and to understand site usage patterns. This detailed exposure covers the types of cookies used by Macklowe Art & Architecture, how they impact your experience, and how you can control their usage. Detailed instructions on managing cookie preferences through your browser settings are provided, as well as information on the implications of disabling cookies, especially in relation to functionality loss on our website. Additionally, we examine how aggregated data collected via cookies contribute to site improvements and service optimization for users.

Contact Information and Support

If you have any concerns or questions regarding our GDPR policies or your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO). The contact details of our DPO, Theodore Wilkinson, are readily accessible for your convenience. You can reach the DPO via email at [email protected] or through our postal address 345 Carleton Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0J8, Canada. We ensure a swift and comprehensive response to all inquiries regarding data protection and privacy to uphold your rights and our commitment to transparency.