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Data collection and use
On occasion, you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (eg name and e-mail address etc) in order to receive or use services via our website. Such services include job enquiries and requests for information about Arup's work.
By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Arup to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. Any information you provide will never be supplied to anyone outside Arup without first obtaining your consent, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you use the service you have requested, and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with relevant data protection legislation.
Access to your personal data
Please note that we charge a £10 / US$15 administration fee for information requests.
The opinions, thoughts, ideas, plans or strategies expressed on an Arup blog are solely those of the author of the post and do not reflect those of Arup.
You agree that by submitting any comments to an Arup blog, you:
- Grant Arup permission to use the comments in connection with its business, including, without limitation, rights to copy, distribute, publicly display and edit, and publish your name in connection with the comments.
- Confirm that you are not in breach of any obligation of confidentiality you may owe in connection with the comment.
Arup does not claim ownership, make any warranties or confer any rights in relation to any comments. Arup is under no obligation to post or use any comments. All comments will be moderated prior to posting. Arup may remove and/or delete any comments, or part thereof, that are deemed inappropriate either before or after posting at any time in our absolute discretion.
Personal information is any information which is obtained about a person whose identity is obvious or can be determined from the information.
This policy was last updated in February 2014 and will be renewed as required to take into account relevant legislative changes.
Personal information collection
Arup Pty Ltd only collects personal information in the course of carrying out services for its clients and from individuals or their authorized representatives in connection with its usual operations as a professional services company in Australia.
We collect information:
a. for the purposes of our business operations; or
b. for the purposes of performing our Services for clients and only when it is necessary for or directly related to such purposes; or
c. for marketing purposes to provide information about their areas of interest or to otherwise market our services to them.
Use and disclosure
We only use personal information for the purposes for which we collect it.
We do not give or share personal information with any entity outside of the Arup group of companies unless one of the following applies:
a.The information has been collected on behalf of a client, as above;
b. The individual has consented;
c. It is required or authorised by law, or
d. It will prevent or lessen a serious imminent threat to somebody’s life or health.
Arup does not sell its marketing email lists to third parties.
We take reasonable precautions to protect the personal information we hold against loss, misuse, unauthorised use, theft, modification or improper disclosure. Information shared within the Arup group of companies is held on a basis consistent with this policy.
If you are listed in one of our marketing or network distribution lists you can opt out at any time by using the unsubscribe function in our emails or by contacting Arup at Australasia.firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also use the above address to contact us about any privacy matter including access to the personal information we hold about you, updating or correcting the information held, or if you consider we have breached this policy and not respected your privacy.
Any correspondence or complaint will be addressed promptly.
Notice – fraudulent use of Arup name
We are asking suppliers and partners around the globe to be alert to fraudulent activities such as invoice or “purchase order” fraud.
Criminals have used the Arup name to secure goods from unsuspecting companies who believe they are dealing with us.
Always double-check the identity of people making enquiries using the Arup name and if you have any doubts please contact email@example.com.
If you believe you have been the victim of fraud you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.