Terms of Use

Building Design Partnership Limited (BDP) has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information contained within the pages of this site is accurate and current. However, no warranty is given and no representation is made regarding the accuracy of or completeness of the content of this site.

BDP accepts no responsibility for any losses or damages arising out of errors or omissions contained in the site or arising from reliance on information contained in the site. The links to other web sites does not imply that we approve or endorse the content of those sites and BDP accepts no responsibility for the information made available via such sites.

Copyright in the pages of this site, in the screen displaying the pages and in the information, texts, graphics, images and material contained therein is owned by BDP, unless otherwise stated. All trade marks, service marks, company names or logos are the property of their respective holders and no permission is given by BDP in respect of their use and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders’ rights.

By accessing these pages you agree to be bound by these terms of use which shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Please send corrections and error reports to placebook@bdp.com

Privacy Policy
This privacy policy sets out how BDP uses and protects any information you give when you use this website whether as a registered user or a casual visitor.

BDP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Registered users will be notified of changes to the email address associated with that registration. Non-registered users should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

What we collect
We may collect information necessary to provide the service, including your name and email address. We also collect information from you if you complete any other forms on our site or vote on a project or if you contact us with comments or specific requests.

We will not pass your information onto any third parties, and will not use your email address for promotional activities unless you have opted into the mailing list. If you subscribe to our mailing list, or agree to do so when registering, your email address will be passed to the www.mailchimp.com mailing list service. You have the right to unsubscribe at any time.

In addition, we automatically collect your IP address and associate it with your actions on the site including voting. The editors reserve the right to adjust the value of any votes on the site.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Our web statistics service Google Analytics uses cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and to improve the website and services.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

When you log into your account, the web site offers a cookie to remember me (to save your login details). This means you will not need to always use your username and password when returning to the site from the same browser on the computer on which the cookie is stored. This cookie does not store your personal information.

More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at AboutCookies.org.

Comments Policy

  1. The comments facility for BDP’s Placebook is provided to encourage intelligent and stimulating debate on our work. Dissenting opinions are encouraged – but please show respect for others.
  2. Respect the intellectual property and privacy of others  - and please don’t post or link to anything unsuitable for the workplace.
  3. We don’t read any comments before they appear and we don’t read every comment after it appears. We disclaim all responsibility for users’ comments but we will respond right away to complaints. Please email placebook@bdp.com with any concerns.
  4. We can delete any comments for any reason.
  5. We may ban people from commenting if they break our rules.


Please direct your complaint by email to placebook@bdp.com and include a) the details of your complaint, b) the address of the page you are complaining about, and c) your full contact name and phone number.

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