Privacy Policy

1. Introduction This Policy is effective as of June 1st 2014. Thank you for visiting Cornerstone. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before you use the site. By using or registering on the Cornerstone website (www.SearchCornerstone.com), made available by SearchCornerstone.com Ltd (together, the "Service") you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy ("Policy"), which covers how Cornerstone collect, use, share, and store your personal information. You also agree to out Terms of Use,. The Service is owned by SearchCornerstone.com Ltd ("Cornerstone"), registered in England and Wales under registration number 09057088. Our registered office is 125 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 1PQ, UK. If you do not agree this Policy do not access, view or otherwise use any Cornerstone content, information or services. By using our site you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Policy and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions. 2. Using Cornerstone Cornerstone is an online service that provides information on the built environment, including those who built it, historical information and lots more. Cornerstone knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. By visiting Cornerstone, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice. 3. What Personal Information About Users Does Cornerstone Gather? The information we learn from users helps us personalize and continually improve your experience at Cornerstone. Here are the types of information we gather. 4. Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. For example, only registered members are able to edit Cornerstones, access members only newsletters and contact other users. In addition, some information is also required in order for you to ask us a question or initiate other transactions on our site. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future browsing for you, improving our site, and communicating with you. 5. Information About Others You will have the opportunity to provide contact information for other people through our Web site. You should obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing Cornerstone with their personal information. 6. Automatic Information We automatically receive and store certain types of information whenever you visit Cornerstone. For example, like many Web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring Web site. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests of our users and customize your user experience. 7. Email Communications To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from Cornerstone if your computer supports such capabilities. We also compare our user list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our users. If you do not want to receive e- mail or other mail from us, please use our User Administration pages to adjust your preferences. 8. What About Cookies? Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features and browsing preferences. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the Web site of its manufacturer. However, because cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of Cornerstone's essential features, we recommend that you leave them turned on. We use web beacons (also known as “action tags” or “single-pixel gifs”) and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of certain site features and to conduct research and analysis. 9. Does Cornerstone Share the Information It Receives? Information about our users is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. 10. With Your Consent Other than as set out above, you will always receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information. 11. What About Third-Party Advertisers? Our site includes third-party advertising and links to other websites. We do not provide any personally identifiable customer information to these advertisers or third-party websites. These third-party websites and advertisers, or Internet advertising companies working on their behalf, sometimes use technology to send (or "serve") the advertisements that appear on our website directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), and other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. We do not have access to or control over cookies or other features that they may use, and the information practices of these advertisers and third-party websites are not covered by this Privacy Notice. Please contact them directly for more information about their privacy practices. In addition, the Network Advertising Initiative offers useful information about Internet advertising companies (also called "ad networks" or "network advertisers"), including information about how to opt-out of their information collection. Cornerstone also displays personalized third-party advertising based on personal information about users, such as information you submit to us about projects you have viewed. Although Cornerstone does not provide any personal information to advertisers, advertisers (including ad-serving companies) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized advertisement meet their criteria to personalize the ad. 12. How Secure Is Information About Me? It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. 13. What Choices and Access Do I Have? You can always choose not to provide information, even though it might be needed to take advantage of such Cornerstone features. You can add or update certain information, such as your e-mail address, by using our User Administration pages. When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records. 14. Children Cornerstone is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you may not submit information about yourself to Cornerstone. Should an individual whom we know to be a child under age 13 send information to us, we will delete or destroy such information as soon as reasonably possible. 15. External links If any part of the Cornerstone Web site links you to other Web sites, those external Web sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. 16. Conditions of Use If you choose to visit Cornerstone, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Policy and our Terms and Conditions of Use, including limitations on damages. 17 Variations We may revise this Policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. If you do not agree with any modifications or additional terms in a subsequent Agreement, you may reject such modifications or terms by ceasing all future use of the Service and cancelling Your Account by emailing us. 15. Contact Us If you have any concerns about this Policy or questions on privacy please contact us at hello@searchcornerstone.com