Privacy Policy

Breathing Buildings may collect certain information when you use our services and this website. The information collected may include:

  • your name
  • your address (post and/or e-mail)
  • your telephone number
  • other information relevant to client surveys and/or service offers.

Breathing Buildings may:

  • send you information which it thinks may be of interest to you
  • provide information relating to you or others
  • provide our contracted service providers with information about our customers

Our website may contain links enabling you to visit other websites. If you visit another organisation’s website via such¬†links, you should be aware that we do not control that website. Accordingly, Breathing Buildings cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting such website.

If we collect your data on a form, you will have the opportunity to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by clicking (if you are completing the form electronically) or ticking (if you are completing a hard copy form) the box to indicate that you do not want your data to be used for marketing purposes.

If you have previously not objected to Breathing Buildings using your personal information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by contacting us.

By using our website and not advising Breathing Buildings to the contrary, you agree to Breathing Buildings using the data in the manner set out in these terms and conditions.

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that Breathing Buildings holds about you, on payment of the proscribed fee, by writing to our address.

Please also contact us if you believe that any information Breathing Buildings holds about you is incorrect or incomplete. We will endeavour to correct our records accordingly as soon as possible.

Breathing Buildings is committed to keeping the information which you provide to us secure.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website
We have tried to cover all cookies in this list that we or our service providers use. Please be aware that there may be a delay in updating this list. If you do notice any discrepancies please be sure to let us know.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
“By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.”

List of cookies:


Name: Google Analytics
What they do: Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast.
Utma – this expires after 2years
Utmb – expires after 30 mins
Utmc – session cookie which expires at the end of use
Utmz – expires after 6 months

Category 3: functionality cookies


These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

The information these cookies collect are anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

“By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.”

List of cookies:


What they do: This cookie allows Google to place a map on the website with a fixed place for you to see. This does not collect any information about the user.
SNID expires after 6 months
NID: expires after 6 months
PREF: expires after 2 years
Khcookie: expires at the end of session
Testcookies: expires at the end of session

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit. For more help on how to disable your cookies or delete them visit