What we collect

We may collect the following information via contact forms on this site:

• Name
• Email address
• Your nominations and (optional) comments you make regarding your choices

What we do with the information we gather

We are collecting this information in order to create a shortlist of nominated buildings for the Harlow Architectural Design Awards. If you complete a nomination form, you consent to our privately storing your details for statistical purposes. We may also anonymously publish any comments you make about your nominations on this website or elsewhere.

You will be asked to consent to these options when submitting your information, and you may opt out of our using your information in either or both of these ways. You may also opt out of receiving email updates having previously opted in, by unsubscribing via the link contained in our emails.

Please be advised that your name and contact details will never be published or otherwise made public alongside your nomination information, and is collected only for our own internal statistical purposes.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Removal of Personal Information

You may contact us at any time to request the removal of any information relating to yourself or your nominations.

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