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Privacy policy

Respecting your privacy rights is important to us. Please read the followings to understand the purposes for which we process your personal data and who it may be shared with:

This Privacy Statement relates to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data, including special or sensitive personal data, by any member of the Studio 16 Architects  (“S16A”, “we” or “our”). Personal Data is information relating to an individual (“you” or “your”).

Personal data comprises all the details S16A holds or collects about you, directly or indirectly, your transactions, transactions you effect, financial information, interactions, and dealings with S16A, including information received from third parties, the public domain, collected through the use of our website, cookies, and our other services.

01. Privacy Statement for visitors to our website or premises and individuals who do not have a relationship with "Studio 16 Architect (S16A)" either as a client or through a client relationship.

A. Visitors to our website

We collect personal data which you voluntarily provide when visiting our website. We may also collect personal data collected through cookies and similar technology – for further information on our use of cookies please read our cookie policy.

When visiting our website you may choose to provide personal data to us for the following purposes:

  • Subscribe to our publications and research

  • Contact us for information, either through an online form or through email

When you provide personal data for the above purpose, we will only use your personal data for the purpose provided and for statistical analysis. You can unsubscribe from receiving our publications and research at any time.

B. Visitors to our premises

We collect personal data about visitors to our premises. This may include your full name, the name of any company you represent, telephone number, building access data from access cards and images held, for example, on CCTV systems or temporary access cards.

We process your personal data, where it is in our legitimate interests, for the purposes of:

  • Visitor, contractor and employee health and safety;

  • Security of visitors, contractors, employees and Group premises and assets;

  • Prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crime;

  • Compliance with our internal policy requirements.

We may also process your personal data to comply with our legal and/or regulatory obligations, including financial crime and any external or internal investigations.

When your personal data is provided for the above purposes, we will only use your personal data when necessary for those purposes.

02. Privacy Statement for clients to our website or premises and individuals who have a relationship with "Studio 16 Architect (S16A)" either as a client or through a client relationship.

If you have or are party to more than one project with S16A,  we will link all your projects and personal data to enable us to have an overall picture of your relationship with us.

If you do not provide us with personal data we need to meet our legal and regulatory obligations or to enter into an agreement with you that we may not be able to provide you with the products or services you have requested.

A. The Purposes for which we may process your Personal Data

To enable us to fulfil the contract between us for the products or services you have requested, we need to process your personal data for purposes including the following:

i. Processing applications for products and services, effecting payments, transactions and completing instructions or requests;
ii. Providing products and services (including unquoted services);
iii. Assessing suitability for products and services;
iv. Operational purposes;
v.  Statistical purposes;
vi. Establishment, continuation and management of relationships ;
vii. Surveillance of premises

For some purposes in connection with the service you have requested, we have a legal or regulatory obligation to process your Personal Data. These purposes include:

i. The prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crime in any jurisdiction
ii. Identity verification,
iii. To comply with local or foreign law, regulations, 

We may also process your Personal Data where it is in our legitimate interests to seek professional advice, including, in connection with any legal proceedings (including any prospective legal proceedings), for obtaining legal advice or for establishing, exercising or defending legal rights.


B. To whom we may disclose Personal Data

Any member of S16A, including our officers, employees, agents and advisers, may disclose your Personal Data to any of the following parties for any of the purposes specified above:

i. Any member of the S16A, including any officer, employee, agent or director;
ii. Professional engineers, architects, advisers, third-party service providers, agents or independent contractors providing services to support S16A’s business;
iii. Our business alliance partners who may provide their product or service to you;
iv. Any court, tribunal, regulator, enforcement agency, exchange body, tax authority, or any other authority (including any authority investigating an offence) or their agents;
v. Anyone, we consider necessary in order to provide services in connection with a product;


03. Security


Personal Data may be transferred to, or stored at, a location outside of your country of residence, which may not provide the same statutory protection for your personal data. The security of your personal data is important to us. S16A has technical security measures in place to safeguard your personal data. When using external service providers, we require that they adhere to security standards mandated by S16A. We may do this through contractual provisions, including any, required by a privacy regulator, and oversight of the service provider. Regardless of where personal data are transferred, we take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is kept securely.

You should be aware that the Internet is not a secure form of communication and sending us any personal data over the Internet carries with it risks including the risk of access and interference by unauthorized third parties. Information passing over the Internet may be transmitted internationally (even when the sender and recipient are located in the same country) via countries with weaker privacy and data protection laws than in your country of residence.

04. Retention


We retain your personal data in line with our legal and regulatory obligations and for business and operational purposes.

05. Monitoring


To the extent permitted by law, we may record and monitor your electronic communications with us to ensure compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations and internal policies for the purposes outlined above.

06. Your Rights

Subject to applicable law, regulation, you may have the following rights:

  • Access
    To request a copy of the personal data processed in relation to you. S16A may be allowed by law to charge a fee for this.

  • Correction
    To request that we correct your personal data.

  • Erasure
    To ask us to delete your personal data, for example, if we no longer have a valid reason to process it.

  • Object
    To object to how we process your personal data. This does not mean you can decide or choose how we process your personal data other than in relation to marketing.

  • Restriction
    To restrict how your personal data is processed in certain cases, such as when the accuracy of your Personal Data is contested.

07. Contacting Us
Studio 16 Architects
A3, House 07, Road 11, Sector 11, 

Uttara, Dhaka -1230, Bangladesh.

08. Complaints

If you have a complaint in relation to the processing of your Personal Data and you are not happy with the way we deal with it, please contact by emailing

09. Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time and you are advised to visit this site regularly to check for any amendments. This policy was last updated on 11/11/2019.


10. Linked Websites

Our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites where our online advertisements are displayed or to linked third-party websites which we do not operate or control.

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