Privacy Policy

Irish-Wolfhound-Pedigree Architects Limited (IWPA) is dedicated to complying with relevant data privacy regulations while collecting and using information about visitors to our website. This Privacy Statement describes how we may use information about you that we receive from your use of our website. You are under no need to provide us with any information in order to access our website. However, we may want specific information from you if you wish to apply for a position.

This privacy statement is intended to assist you in complying with GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation.

Confidentiality Policy

This Privacy Statement explains how IWPA processes your personal data.

Our Privacy Statement’s Scope

This Privacy Statement is applicable to our website and any other website that we develop or host from time to time and on which this Privacy Statement appears or a link to this Privacy Statement is given.

How we obtain your personal information

We may acquire your personal data in a variety of methods, including the following:

by virtue of the services we provide to you, your employer, or the organisation you represent;

  • in the course of conducting business with you on behalf of or for the benefit of a client;
  • when you voluntarily supply us with information on your attendance at any of our events;
  • when you give us with information by completing forms on our website;
  • when you contact us for any reason, such as to inquire about our services;
  • when we gather information about you or your company that is publicly accessible (including through electronic data sources); and
  • when we obtain personal information about you from clients, consultants, suppliers, and other advisers.

We may gather a variety of different types of personal data.

We may gather the following categories of your personal data:

  • Contact information (including first and last names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers);
  • Professional details such as work titles, past responsibilities, professional experience, and credentials;
  • Where you give us with information, information about your company and personal interests;
  • Information on your attendance at our events, training sessions, and CPDs (Continuous Professional Development)
  • Information about your visits to our website, such as traffic statistics, location data, and web logs;
  • Photos collected by our office cameras (including CCTV), as well as images or film used to promote the office or a project.

Utilization of personal data

We collect and use personal data about you for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information and services that you request or that we believe may be of interest to you, in accordance with relevant legislation;
  • To enhance the content and distribution techniques of our website;
  • To preserve and strengthen our relationship with you;
  • For the purpose of conducting research, planning, developing services, ensuring security, or managing risk;
  • To provide you with the services we have committed to deliver;
  • To enable you to use or access certain portions of our website that are password-protected;
  • To adhere to legal and professional responsibilities; and
  • To release your information in the manner specified below.


You have the right to request that your personal information not be processed for marketing purposes. When you supply us with contact information (for example, when you provide us with your business card or when you direct us on behalf of your employer), we may add your information to our contacts database and mailing lists. At any time, you may exercise your right by sending an email to


When you visit our website, we may use ‘cookies’ to identify you and create a demographic profile. A ‘cookie’ is a little piece of data delivered by a web server to a web browser that enables the server to gather data from the browser. ‘Cookies’ are often used on websites, and you may control whether or not a cookie is accepted by changing your browser’s choices and options.

We will not use information acquired via ‘cookies’ in conjunction with any personal information to establish your identity or e-mail address. However, if you disable ‘cookies,’ you may not be able to use all of the website’s functionalities.

Personal information transfer and usage

We do not sell or rent the information gathered on our website or in any other way.

In the following circumstances, we may release your information to other parties:

  • We are required to do so by law, regulation, or professional standards (for example, to comply with anti-money laundering obligations);
  • You have given us permission to share your information in this manner;
  • It is necessary under the circumstances to disclose information to our website service providers, such as hosting, storage fulfilment, and disaster recovery, subject to suitable technological safeguards and for a limited purpose;
  • If we believe your use of our website violated or may violate any law or regulation, or if we feel you pose a danger to our or others’ safety, security, property, interests, or rights;
  • If we engage a third-party service provider to do data processing, translation, technology, research, banking and payment, client interaction, data input and processing, litigation assistance, marketing, and security services, and other similar functions;
  • To investigate, respond to, and resolve concerns or inquiries, as well as to protect and defend our interests (including, but not limited to, professional indemnity insurers, auditors and other advisors).

IWPA and some of the third parties with whom we exchange information may be based in countries other than yours or the country from where the data is submitted. It is possible that the countries to which your data may be transmitted lack adequate data protection regulations. However, when processing your data, we will always maintain a degree of protection comparable to that found in the European Economic Area.

The web

This website may contain links to third-party websites that are not under our control and are not covered by this Privacy Statement. We assume no responsibility or liability for the privacy policies of other websites. If you use the links given to access other websites, please review their privacy rules before providing any personal information.


Utilizing the internet to gather and handle personal data entails the transfer of data on an international scale. The internet is not fully safe for transmitting information; any transfer is at your own risk. While we make every effort to safeguard your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you upload to this web site or send to us electronically. After we receive your information, we will implement suitable processes and security mechanisms to attempt to prevent unauthorised access.

If you are an employee and/or have a login and password and think that they are being used by someone else, you should immediately disable both and tell us.

It is our policy to scan documents and files for viruses before to posting them on any website. However, we cannot guarantee that any documents or files downloaded from our website are virus-free, and we disclaim all liability for any damage or loss caused by a virus. To ensure your personal safety, we recommend that you use virus-checking software when using our website. You must not upload or provide to us any document or file that you fear contains a virus via any website. You must scan any document or file that you plan to upload or send to us over any website for viruses.

Your agreement

By submitting or supplying us with your personal information, you consent to the gathering and use of your information in the manner as described in this Privacy Statement.

Access to, and correction of, your personal information

Individuals have the right to view and correct their personal information under the privacy legislation. If you would like a copy of the information we hold on you or to make any changes to the information we hold about you, please contact us.

We want to guarantee that the information we collect about you is accurate and current. If any of the information you have supplied to us changes, such as your email address or name, please notify us by emailing your IWPA contact or

You may request that we rectify information that you or we believe is erroneous, and you may also request that we delete inaccurate information.

This privacy statement

We may need to update this Privacy Statement in the future. If we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will update this page to ensure that you are always aware of the information we collect and how we use it. This Privacy Statement was most recently updated in March 2019. You should thus visit this page on a frequent basis to stay informed of any changes to its conditions. Please email if you have any issues regarding our Privacy Statement.