Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Yurky Cross Chartered Architects.
Our website address is:
You can read more about us on our Practice page:
You can contact us via our Contact page:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Email List

If you sign up to our email list we collect your name and email address. This is to enable us to send you email notifications when we publish new posts on our blog. We keep this data until you ask us to remove it.


We do not collect cookies and we do not use any analytics software to track your activity on our website, apart from the security software as described below.

iThemes Security

What personal data we collect and why we collect it, Security Logs: The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 30 days.

Who we share your data with: This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

How long we retain your data: Security logs are retained for 30 days.

Where we send your data: This site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.

How long we retain your data

If you signed up to our mailing list we retain your name and email address until you unsubscribe, at which point we securely erase your data. We will also securely erase your data if we no longer need it.

What rights you have over your data

If you signed up to our mailing list 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.

Where we send your data

Out website and email list are hosted with Dreamhost, on servers that reside outside the EU in the US. Your personal data is safeguarded to the same standards as if the data was in Europe. You can read Dreamhost’s own Privacy Policy here:

Your contact information

If you have any privacy-specific concerns please contact us by email at or by phone on +44 (0)207 267 0481 and ask to speak to the Office Manager.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our website is fully encrypted. Two-factor authentication is required to log into the administration section of our website and staff access to personal data is limited to the Director, Office Manager and IT Manager.

What data breach procedures we have in place

If we experience data breach we will notify you by email, describing the nature of the personal data breach, the name and contact details of somebody you can contact at our end, the likely consequences of the personal data breach and the measures taken or proposed to be taken.

How to complain

If you have concerns about information rights practices, you can report it to ICO here:

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Yurky Cross Chartered Architects is RIBA Chartered Architectural practice and is ISO 9001 accredited.