Who we are
We are A&M Architects. Our website address is: https://am-architects.com, owned and operated by our architecture company “A&M ARCHITECTS AE”, having its registered seat in Drosopoulou 61 Str., Athens (the “Company” or “us”).
Personal data we collect and processing activity
Our present website is operating for informational purposes, i.e. its purpose is to inform you about our architectural services, projects and portfolio. Consequently, it is not required that you provide us with any of your personal data in order to navigate our website. However, with your explicit consent or with your own actions, we may collect from you the following personal data in the following cases:
When you want to contact our Company:
Through the contact form found on our website, you are able to contact us for any matter you wish. To do this, you will be asked to voluntarily provide us with your name and email address. Such personal data shall only be used for the purpose of replying to your queries or comments submitted through the contact form and are not being stored in physical or any identifiable way. We do store an encrypted log on our database that contains the date, action (eg submit form) and an encrypted email that cannot be read. For security purposes, these logs can only be accessed directly from the database and not the CMS.
When you visit our website:
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
Types of Cookies we use
The present website uses the following cookies:
Essential cookies: Essential cookies are those necessary for the basic functionality of our website. An essential cookie remembers a given user as they browse the website. For example, essential cookies keep track of what page a user is on, or from what account a user is accessing your site. Under the applicable data protection laws and the GDPR, essential cookies and strictly necessary cookies are the same, and these necessary trackers don’t require user consent.
Analytics cookies: Analytics cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to watch the way in which visitors navigate the website when they use it. This assists us in improving the website’s operation, assuring, for example, that users are able to find what they are looking for easier.
Social media cookies: The use of these cookies allows our company to integrate content from social media websites, to share social media widgets or to adjust your experience based on your preferences that you have previously shared through your social media accounts.
The information received from the cookies regarding your browsing session (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and it is stored therein. The data created for statistical reasons are deleted by Google Analytics following a period of [__]months. Reports drafted based on Google Analytics no longer refer to persons.
Google can also transmit the above information to third parties, provided there is such a provision by the law or in case third parties process this data on its behalf. You may deactivate Google Analytics, choosing the appropriate settings in your navigation program. By using this website, you agree to the processing of your personal data collected by Google, in the way described above and to the above mentioned purpose.
Principles of data processing
Our Company collects and processes the personal data it has collected from you in a lawful manner. We ask that you provide us only with the minimum necessary information for the purpose of the processing of your data. Moreover, the processing of your personal data is limited only to the purposes for which you have granted us with your explicit consent or for the purpose of the operation of the present website.
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Embedded content from other websites & External links
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.), external links or advertisement banners granting access to third party websites, the use of these hyperlinks will be made under the visitor’s / user’s exclusive responsibility and shall be subject to the terms of such websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Who we share your information with
The personal data collected from you may be disclosed to third parties, provided that (a) is required for the fulfilment of obligations set by the law, or (b) this is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose and functions of the website (e.g. transfer of anonymized data to the website hosting company), or (c) it is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose for which you provided your personal data, in compliance with the relevant laws’ guarantees. We may assign the performance of certain services and website’s operations to natural or legal persons (e.g. website hosting company). These persons are only provided with the personal data that is necessary for the fulfilment of the allocated services and they are liable towards the Company regarding the confidentiality and secure processing of your personal data.
Safety of your personal data
We acknowledge the importance of your personal data’s protection and for this reason, we use the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect it.
Regarding your rights
Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Parliament and the European Council ΕU/2016/679, as the Data Subject, you have the following rights at all times:
Right of access: You have the right to request access to your personal data which is processed by our Company.
Rectification and erasure right: You have the right to request the rectification, completion or erasure of your data which is processed by our Company, at all times and at your absolute discretion.
Right to revoke your consent: You may revoke any consent you have provided us with regarding your personal data, at any time, by sending an email or through telephone communication with our Company, using the contact details mentioned below under I.
Further to the above, you have the right to file a complaint to the data protection supervising authority regarding the processing of your personal data.
61 Drosopoulou Str.
Postal code 112 57
Tel: +30 210 825 8950