About Us

Privacy & Cookies

We take your privacy seriously, please see below for our contact information and our policy on privacy and cookies.

This website will utilise cookies to collect information about visitors to the site. A cookie is just a small piece of text and it doesn’t do anything on your computer.

We use cookies to:

Improve your visit to our websites. This might mean helping you share content on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter or storing any preferences so that you don’t have to enter them again.

Measure how many people use our website and what pages and services they use. This helps us improve our digital output and provide the best experience possible.

We’d recommend that you accept our use of cookies as they are designed to help you get the best out of our digital services.  However, if you choose to opt out of receiving our cookies, you’ll still be able to view and use our websites but won’t have the best possible experience.


This Privacy Notice tells you about the types of personal data that we at Lindsay Buchan Architects collect, how we handle it, how we store it and how we keep it safe.

This notice also tells you about your rights in relation to your personal data.

We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have but if not, please get in touch with us.

It’s likely that we’ll need to update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We’ll notify you of any significant changes, but you’re welcome to come back and check it whenever you wish.

Who are we?

Lindsay Buchan Architects are a small architectural practice, based in Edinburgh, dedicated to offering a very flexible, personal service. Providing design and build solutions for residential, commercial and historic buildings.

Our contact details are:

Lindsay Buchan Architects
63 Queen Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH6 7EY
0131 554 9008

What personal data do we process?

Lindsay Buchan Architects collects, stores and uses information about:

– our own employees and prospective employees
– subscribers to our consumer enewsletter
– clients and prospective clients

We are fully committed to dealing with all personal data in a fair and transparent way and ensure that we have the appropriate security measures in place.

Why do we process this personal data?

Lindsay Buchan Architects collects, stores and uses the names and email addresses of subscribers to our consumer enewsletter. This data is collected on the basis of consent outlined on the Lindsay Buchan Architects newsletter signup form.

We use this information to deliver the newsletter, depending on which services the data subject is subscribed to. The enewsletter, delivered on an ad-hoc basis includes special events, offers and news and information that we believe to be of value to newsletter subscribers.

Who we share your personal data with

We will only share personal data as is necessary to provide our services as detailed above. This will only be with third parties that we trust and where appropriate arrangements are in place.

The data is processed by Lindsay Buchan Architects staff and our marketing email suppliers Mailchimp. Mailchimp is based in the USA and works under the Privacy Shield certification.

Data retention

We will hold onto personal data until the data subject unsubscribes, and the details will be deleted completely from our system. You have the right to unsubscribe from our services at any time by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link included in every email we send, or by contacting lindsay@lindsaybuchan.com


Lindsay Buchan Architects uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about usage of our website. We use cookies to track this, which helps us prove the site and provide the best experience possible. If you do not want to receive these cookies, you can switch them off in your browser settings. Read more about our cookie policy here.

Use of personal information

You have rights in relation to your personal data and can ask Lindsay Buchan Architects for the following:

– To access information about the personal data Lindsay Buchan Architects is processing and to obtain a copy of it
– To change incorrect or incomplete data
– To erase or stop processing your data
– To stop sending you marketing messages
– To object to certain processing activities

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, or if you have any concerns about how your personal data is being processed, please contact us via the details above and we will do our best to address your concerns.

If you still believe that Lindsay Buchan Architects has not handled your personal data properly or has not complied with your rights, you can complain to the Information Commissioner. Contact details are available at ico.org.uk

Updated July 2019

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We'd love to hear from you if you have a project in mind, or just want to talk about our previous work or anything else architectural.  Get in touch.

63 Queen Charlotte Street

+44 (0)131 554 9008