PlaceBuilder (placebuilder.io) is a website owned by The Future Fox Ltd, which is a company registered in England and Wales. Our mission is to accelerate the development of smart, sustainable, and people-focused places, and we do this by making it easy for anyone to influence planning decisions.
The Future Fox is the Data Processor and is responsible for the processing of personal data obtained through this website (placebuilder.io) and subdirectory (placebuilder.io/futureofthearc) in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws and regulations.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the Data Controller for this subdirectory (placebuilder.io/futureofthearc) and determines how and why your personal data is processed by The Future Fox.
3.1 Personal data we collect
Any information related to a person that can be used to identify them directly or indirectly is personal data. We collect the following personal data:
Suggestions and preferences
Age group and interest in the project
Other demographic data
Website interaction data
Names and email addresses
3.2 The legal basis for processing your personal data
The legal basis for processing your suggestions and preferences, postcode, age group, interest in the area, if you supply them to us, is to conduct a public task.
The legal basis for processing other demographic data (ethnic group, whether you have any conditions that reduce your ability to carry out day-to-day activities, and your gender identity), if you supply them to us, is in the significant public interest.
The legal basis for processing your name and email, if you supply them to us, is your explicit consent.
The legal basis for processing anonymised website interaction data is your explicit consent.
3.3 What we do with your data
Responses to this consultation may be considered as part of the development of other government-led initiatives and proposals in the Arc to help realise economic growth ambitions. To do this, we might share the data we collect with:
We will not use your data for any other purpose.
We will not:
Our website will place “cookies” on your computer to help improve your experience when you visit our website, detect spam, improve security and navigate through our web pages. You can delete cookies using your browser settings (these vary depending on which software you are using). We use the following cookies:
4.1 Strictly necessary cookies (always enabled)
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences or responding to survey answers. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of this website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited the website.
We don't use any other cookies, tokens or beacons. We do not store your IP address in any format in our database.
We use this information to measure the effectiveness of social media adverts for statistical and market research purposes. The data collected in this way is anonymous to us, i.e. we do not see or have access to personal data of individual users or their social media accounts.
All our data is stored in the UK for as long as:
The storage period of personal data processed using social media pixels is determined by the relevant social media platforms.
We will retain your name and email address as long as you are subscribed to our email notification service. You can unsubscribe at any point through the link provided in our emails to you and your name and email address data will be deleted.
You have a right of access to any personal data we hold about you, by making a Subject Access Request (SAR) to our contact email below.
You have the right to request:
Find out more about your rights on the Information Commissioner's website.
We may change this privacy notice. In that case, the date Section 1 on this page will change. Any changes to this privacy notice will apply to you and your data as of that date.
We encourage you to review this privacy notice regularly to find out how we are protecting your data.
For questions about this privacy notice or the practices of the website, you can contact: [email protected]
If you feel we have been unable, or unwilling, to resolve your information rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO are the supervisory authority responsible for data protection in the UK.
For further information, including independent data protection advice and information in relation to your rights, you can contact the Information Commissioner at:
The Information Commissioner
Tel: 08456 30 60 60
You can also report any concerns here: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/handling/