DBI Projects Privacy Policy

1. What is our commitment to your privacy?

DBI Projects (referred to below as “we”, “us” or “our”) takes the privacy of your personal data very seriously. This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which we will process personal data that we collect when you use our website at https://dbiprojects.com (the “Website”), or otherwise in connection with our firm. Please read it carefully.

For further details about us, see the “Contact Us” section on our home page. For the purposes of the applicable Data Protection legislation, we may be a data controller in respect of any personal data that we collect from or about you, whether you are, or you are acting on behalf of, a client or potential client, or a professional or business contact, or if you are a job applicant.

By providing personal information to us, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time) and any other arrangements that apply between us.


2. Why do we collect your personal data?

We collect personal data for the purposes of operating our Website and providing services and in order to provide you with a safe and efficient experience. The personal data we collect from you will include data you give us when you:

  • Express your interest in our services offered;
  • Communicate with us through correspondence, chats, emails or when you share information with us from other social applications, services or Websites;
  • Interact with our Websites, services, content and advertising;
  • Provide feedback of our services;
  • Enter a contract with us;
  • Subscribe to our Websites; or
  • Contact us.


3. What personal data do we collect?

  • If you wish to contact us about our firm (either through the Site or by phone, email or post), or become a client of the firm (or represent such a client), we ask you to supply essential contact details (your name, e-mail address, phone number, and country of residence, and (where applicable) the company you represent and your job title), which we need in order (if you instruct us, or the entity you represent does so) to perform the contract that we have with you (or the entity you represent) to identify you, as well as the firm’s professional services which may be of interest to you.
  • If you wish to become a client (or the entity you represent wishes to become a client) and, if you do so (or the entity you represent does so), in the course of providing our professional services, we may collect further personal information from you.
  • We may also need to ask you to provide personal information, and we will carry out background checks about you with credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies, for credit control purposes and in order to satisfy our obligations under applicable legislation. If you do not provide the information we require, we will not be able to provide our professional services for you or the entity you represent.


4. How do we collect your personal data?

We will collect your personal data directly from you when you visit our Website, deal with us over the phone or send an email or letter to us.

Where reasonably practicable, we attempt to collect data directly from individuals or companies.

At times, your personal data may be processed via a third-party plugin or integrated third party gateway provider.

If we collect data about an individual or company from someone else, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is made aware of the matters above. In the event that DBI Projects receives unsolicited personal data, then we will, as soon as practicable but only if lawful, destroy the data or ensure the data is kept confidential.

In addition, when you apply for a job or position with us we may collect certain information from you (including your name, contact details, working history and relevant record checks) from any recruitment consultant, your previous employers and others who may be able to provide information to us to assist in our decision on whether or not to make you an offer of employment or to engage you under a contract.


5. How do we use your personal data?

We may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To design, manage, price and provide our services;
  • To confirm your identity;
  • To enable you to access and use our services and Websites;
  • To operate, protect, analyze, improve and optimize our service, Websites, business and our users’ experience, such as to perform analytics, conduct research and for advertising and marketing;
    • We analyze traffic to the Website in various ways, including using a service called Google Analytics. We use this information to generate statistics and to measure activity to improve the usefulness of the Site and the Service. Google Analytics is subject to the privacy policy of Google. By visiting the Site or using the Service, you are agreeing to the terms of the Google Privacy Policy that apply to Google Analytics. These terms can be found at “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”, located at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ or any other URL Google may provide from time to time. We are not responsible for any changes made to the Google Privacy Policy or of advising you of such changes. We reserve the right to change analytical service providers at any time without notice.
  • To manage our relationship with you;
  • To minimize risks and identify or investigate fraud or other illegal activities;
  • To manage our business;
  • For internal record keeping, billing, and accounting;
  • To send you service, support and administrative messages, reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts and information requested by you;
  • To send you marketing and promotional messages and other information that may be of interest to you, including information sent by, or on behalf of, our business partners that we think you may find interesting;
  • To administer promotional activities or events sponsored or managed by us or our business partners;
  • To comply with our legal obligations, resolve any disputes we may have with any of our users, and enforce our agreements with third parties; and

We only collect personal data in circumstances where you consent to the collection of this data, or it is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, the purposes outlined above. However, should you refuse to disclose personal data to us, DBI Projects may be unable to provide you with the services you require.


6. Direct Marketing

We and/or our officers, employees, volunteers, contractors and agents may send you direct marketing communications and information about our service or products. This may take the form of emails, mail or other forms of communication. You may opt-out of receiving marketing materials from us by contacting us.


7. Who do we share your information with?

We may disclose your personal data:

  • To our employees and related bodies corporate;
  • To third-party service providers or suppliers who provide services such as Websites’ hosting, data analysis, payment processing services, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, credit card processing, auditing and other similar services. Such third party suppliers will be appointed on the basis that they provide sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures so that the processing will carry out processing only on our written instructions, ensure the protection of the rights of data subjects, and otherwise meet the requirements of the applicable Data Protection legislation;
  • To you, through message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials;
  • To business partners in the context of a corporate transaction. If DBI Projects is involved in a sale or business transaction, we will retain a legitimate interest in disclosing or transferring your personal data to a third party in the event of reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer of other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings). Such third parties may include, for example, an acquiring or target entity and its advisors; and
  • As required by law or where we have a legitimate interests in doing so, such as in order to enforce or apply our contract with you, to investigate potential breaches, or to protect our property and rights or those of others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Except as set out above or in accordance with the operation of law or lawful demand, we will never sell, distribute or disclose any of your personal data (except anonymous aggregate information) with any third party without your express consent.


8. How long do we keep personal data for?

  • We normally retain contract information (including personal data) for a reasonable period after the end of the relevant contract, or for longer where we it is necessary for us to do so for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or for compliance with legal obligations.
  • Personal data relating to our professional contacts will be retained for so long as is necessary, or until you indicate otherwise to us, but we will aim to update our contacts’ preferences on a periodic basis.
  • In certain case, it may not be physically possible to delete certain data (for instance, where it is stored on a secure external server), in which case we will take appropriate steps to ensure that it is not available for re-use or disclosure to third parties.


9. What are your rights as a data subject?

As a data subject you have certain legal rights subject to certain exceptions under the applicable Data Protection legislation) including:

  • The right to access the personal data held about you;
  • The right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes;
  • The right to withdraw at any time any consent you have given to receive marketing material from us, or in any other case where we process your personal data on the basis of a consent that you have given (and not on some other legal basis);
  • The right to ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data about you;
  • The right to ask for the restriction of personal data concerning yourself that is inaccurate, unlawfully processed, or no longer required;
  • The right to ask for the transfer of your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format where the processing is based on your consent;
  • The right the right to ask for the erasure of personal data concerning yourself where processing is no longer necessary, or the legitimate interests we have in processing your personal data are overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms as the data subject;
  • And the right to make a complaint about to the Information Commissioner’s Office.


10. Where do we store your data?

The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), in countries whose laws provide for a lower standard of protection for personal data than in the European Union. However, we will provide contractual or other safeguards are in place and provide that your personal data is appropriately protected.


11. Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the internet or via other devices is 100% secure. We will take reasonable steps so that your Information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, but we cannot take responsibility for any unauthorized access or loss of personal data that is beyond our control.


12. Cookies

We may use ‘cookies’ or other similar tracking technologies on our Websites that help us track your usage of our services and remember your preferences. Cookies are small files that store information on your computer, TV, mobile phone or other device. They enable the entity that put the cookie on your device to recognize you across different Websites, services, devices and/or browsing sessions. You can disable cookies through your internet browser, but our Websites may not work as intended for you if you do so.

The cookies we use on the Website allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you; they merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself by opening an account, or filling out a form, you remain anonymous to us.


13. Links

The Website may contain links to unaffiliated third-party websites. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that website, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. Once you link to another website from the Website you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including its privacy policy, and we therefore suggest that you read the privacy policies on all third party websites. We do not accept responsibility for the protection of any data supplied to other websites.


14. Changes to Privacy Policy & Future developments

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of this Privacy Policy will govern our use of information about you and will uploaded to the same link. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, then where appropriate we will post a notice on the Site prior to the effective date of the changes.


15. Contact Us

If you have any feedback or questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Websites, or your dealings with DBI Projects, you can contact us using the following details:

  • email us at nyc@dbiprojects.com
  • call us on 212 533 1600
  • contact us via 1261 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001