James Breckell : Architect (JB:A) is committed to protecting your personal information and being clear and transparent about what information is collected, and why. I maintain strict customer confidentiality and aim to comply with GDPR. This document explains how I use any personal information you may provide.

I may collect information voluntarily provided to me via this portfolio website, Instagram, LinkedIn, or via contact and order forms. I may utilize this information to keep you informed of my services. Purposes for collection of your personal information may include (but is not limited to) billing and customer service issues.

I do not sell, or share your personal information with any other companies without your informed consent (except as required by law).

Data Protection

All information you provide to me is stored in the UK or EU, using a range of data security measures such as two-factor authentication and fingerprint ID. Anonymised data may also pass through the US.

I also use the Stackpath Content Delivery Network (CDN). Stackpath may store web log information of site visitors, including IPs, UA, referrer, Location and ISP info of site visitors for 7 days. Files and images served by the CDN may be stored and served from countries other than your own. Stackpath’s privacy policy can be found here.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other visitors. This helps to provide you with a good experience and also informs website usability improvements. Depending on the purpose, we may use session cookies (which remain on your browser until you leave the site) and/ or persistent cookies (which remain on your browser or hard drive for a longer period of time).

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the this website.

Types of cookies in use:

Strictly necessary cookies required for the basic operation of this website, for example, cookies that enable admins to log into any secure areas.

Analytical/performance cookies. To recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps me to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the website – to personalise our content for you.

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. I may use this information to make the site more relevant to your interests. I may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Cookies and third parties

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which I have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

I may occasionally use a third party tracker and data analytics service providers including Google Analytics and Bing, to understand how people use this architect portfolio. You can find more information on Google Analytics and opting out here

I do not share the information gathered using cookies with anyone else. I assume that you have no objections to my use of cookies in this way.

If you visit our login page, I will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. If you log in, I will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data protection rights

Data protection legislation provides you with certain rights when it comes to the processing of your information. These rights include the right to access your information, to update incorrect information, to delete your information, to restrict processing of your information, to transfer your information and to object to its processing.

You can find further information on your data protection rights and which apply to you from the Information Commission’s Office (the “ICO”) at


I am committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. However, if you’re not happy with how I collect or process your information or just want some further information on your rights, you can contact me using the phone, email or postal address.

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