Privacy & Terms2021-02-10T00:20:04+01:00



At Architecture Today we take your privacy very seriously. This document sets out what information we collect and how it is used.

Information we collect and how we use it

The information that we collect from you is for the purpose of helping you get the most from Architecture Today’s multi-platform media portfolio.

We will not share your personal data with any third parties and we will only send you business to business content that we believe is of legitimate interest and relevance to you as a member of the architectural community.

If you wish to contact us please email

What data do we collect:

If you register for a free subscription

When you register for a free subscription to our magazines, we request the data listed below. This list includes some mandatory data and some addition optional data to help us send you the most relevant content according to your location and business sector.

  • ARB Number
  • Title/Forename/Surname
  • Job Title
  • Company name
  • Full Postal Address
  • Email address
  • Business sector
  • Job title
  • Phone number
  • Fax Number
  • Job Function
  • Place of Work
  • Type of organisation

In accordance with the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) we may ask you to sign a registration card or, for a web registration we ask you for the ABC’s qualifying question at the time.

If you sign-up to receive our emails

When you register to receive our emails, we collect the following data.

  • Email address
  • Country/state/region
  • County/district
  • City
  • Device
  • Operating system
  • Browser

If you register to attend an Architecture Today event

Architecture Today hosts a programme of events throughout the year. When you register as a free or paid delegate or guest to one of the events, we collect the following data.

  • Title/forename/surname
  • Job title
  • Company name
  • Full postal address
  • Email address
  • Job title

We may use your personal data used to register for events for our marketing and advertising purposes, including (without limitation) by email, display media, and targeting other devices such as tablets, mobile devices. We will do this to inform you about our products, services or events we believe might be of interest to you. We may also do this on behalf of our event partners.

We may allow our event partners to contact registered delegates for our current and past partner events, so you may receive emails from other system. If you registered for one of our events produced in partnership, your email address may be made available to that event partner.

If you buy advertising, a product or service
When you buy marketing solutions from us such as advertising or sponsorship we collect your contact information to allow us to contact you when necessary. We use financial information to invoice you for products and services that you have purchased.

  • Company Name
  • Title/Forename/Surname
  • Job Title
  • Full Postal Address
  • Email address
  • Financial information

Which providers do we share your data with?

We share data with companies we connect with in order to provide services associated with the Architecture Today portfolio. These include the following companies. You can view each company’s Privacy Policy by clicking on the relevant links below.

AnalyticsGoogle Analytics

Cookies and usage data

MarketingTwitter, Eventbrite, Direct Mail for Mac

Cookies and usage data

Advertising & Guest ContentGoogle DFP

Cookies and usage data

Handling paymentsPayPal, Eventbrite

Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Managing contacts and sending messagesMaximiser

Name and/or company name, email address, country, city, business sector, job title, phone number, website or portfolio link, usage data

SPAM protection Akismet

Various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Event Management




Name and/or company name, email address, country, city, business sector, job title

Which third parties do we share your data with?

We do not share your data with third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

How long do we keep your data?

Your data will be kept unless you unsubscribe or ask for it to be erased.

Where is your personal data stored?

All data is stored on our secure servers

What are the lawful reasons why we need this data?

The lawful reasons why we need this data are to confirm that you qualify to receive a free subscription under the terms of control set out by the ABC and for legitimate interests pursued by the company, as established by the GDPR (Article 6).

What do we do with this information?

Analyse user activity to improve our service, inform product development and provide a high quality and ultimately useful and valuable experience throughout our print and digital products including our website and email communication.

We may notify you by email or phone with important information of relevance to you/your company, for example if someone is interested in your services, or with news, updates to our site, promotional offers, guidance, etc.

IP addresses and Cookies

Your device’s IP address is stored temporarily for security and spam prevention.

Architecture Today’s website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record session information, record user-specific information on the pages that users access or visit, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to Architecture Today’s website, customise web page content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends.

Cookies are text files that are either temporarily stored in the random access memory or on the hard drive of your computer. They generally serve to offer you the services of within your personal settings of each new session, to give you a better and faster experience. Cookies are partly stored on your hard drive, but you can change this by adjusting your browser settings.

Technical security

We will report any data breaches and security issues to the data protection authority within 72 hours of discovery. We will also notify by email any users who are directly affected by this breach.

How you can control the use and display of your information?

All data that we gather is used to give you the best possible experience of the Architecture Today portfolio.

  • You have the right to request to edit or erase certain information about you, but this may result in our site being less useful for you. To request that information about you is erased please email
  • If you want to opt-out of the emails we send you, you will find an ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every email you get from us. To opt-in send an email to requesting to receive our emails. Certain important emails may still be sent to you, for example about invoices.
  • You can request to see details of any personal information that we hold about you. If you would like to see this information, please contact us at: You will need to provide proof of your identity and we may charge a fee to provide this information. We shall endeavour to deal with requests for information within 30 days.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. This page will show a notice that changes have been made. If any user objects to the updated Privacy Policy, they can request for their account to be erased and personal data removed.

We hope that our Privacy Policy answers any questions that you may have about how we store, use and share your data. If you have any further questions, please do contact us by email to

Contact us

By telephone: 020 3974 2878

By email:

Built Environment Media (London) Limited, Architecture Today, 3rd Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE

Registered in England and Wales: 12299764

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