This policy explains when and why LABC collects personal information on visitors to our Building Control Careers & Jobs website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.   Any questions regarding this policy should be sent by email to or by writing to LABC, Tintagel House, 92 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TY.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information during the course of your visit to our website, for example, when you subscribe to receive job notification emails.

Why do we do this?

We need to keep a record of your contact details in order to deliver information on relevant job postings to you.

What type of information is collected from you?

The only personal information that we collect is your email address.

We use cookies to track visits and progression through our website. We don't use this for individual visits, just aggregated data of all visits used in analytic reports.

We ask you to register by email if you would like to be kept informed when new posts relevant to you have been posted. 

Why do we want your information?

By volunteering your email we can offer information relevant to you.

How we may use your personal information We will only use your personal information to:

  • Fulfil our promises to provide a service or information.
  • Send you system alert messages. For example, we may let you know about temporary or permanent changes to our services, like planned outages, version updates, releases, abuse warnings, and changes to our privacy policy.
  • Ensure compliance with our terms and conditions and applicable law.
  • Protect the rights and safety of our members and third parties, as well as our own.
  • Meet legal requirements such as complying with contracts, court orders, valid discovery requests, valid subpoenas, and other appropriate legal mechanisms.
  • Provide information to representatives and advisors, such as legal attorneys and accountants, to help us comply with legal, accounting, or security requirements.

Who has access to your information?

LABC does not sell data to any third party and will only share some data when it is relevant in the ways described above. We do not retain data unless we are satisfied we have permission and rights. Our website includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit personal information to any of those sites they become the Data Controller and your information is governed by their Privacy Policy. We encourage you to understand the privacy policies of any website you visit.

Use of 'cookies'

Like many other websites, the The Building Control Careers & Jobs website uses cookies to help improve the website and your experience of it. 'Cookies' are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit.

We use “session cookies” for the analysis of aggregated cookie data.  This means we measure the number of hits, visits, openings etc.  However, we do not use the cookie to identify you personally. 

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies, or to be informed if a cookie is set. You can find out how to do this by clicking "help" on your browser menu, however it will lead to reduced functionality and you may not be able to enjoy our website, or any other website in the way they are designed to be used.

The cookies we use enable us to track the pages you visit via Google Analytics and allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook.


The Building Control Careers & Jobs website treats the security of your personal information very seriously. When you enter sensitive information on our forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear at the top of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

It is important that all computer users have good passwords, change them frequently and use firewall/virus protection software.  We limit access to data to only those people who have responsibility for delivering services and communications. They receive training in using and protecting data.  Data is processed through specialist third party providers for verification, cleaning, de-duplicating and reporting.  This is done under contracts and these contracts pass on responsibility for security, privacy and non-disclosure to the third party contractually including a non-disclosure agreement. 

The Building Control Careers & Jobs website does not retain old, expired or ‘deleted’ data.  If you opt-out your data will be “forgotten”. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us by writing or email us at the address below. How you can access and update your information.

The accuracy of your information is important to us and if any of that information is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us.

You also have the right to ask for a copy of the information this website holds about you and we will provide access to information we hold within a reasonable time using methods we choose to ensure your access does not compromise other’s data or our ability to conduct business efficiently.

Notification of privacy policy changes

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we may notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this website or your account prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

It is your right to control your personal information

You may at any time control access to and use of your personal information by contacting us at the address below. Such control will include the ability to see what information we hold and to opt out of any use of your personal information and to prevent disclosure to any third party except as required by law or the order of a court of proper jurisdiction.

Your right to file a complaint about your personal information

You have the right to contact us with a complaint if you’re unhappy with the way we have used your personal data, and we’re committed to resolving complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if this issue isn’t resolved.

The Building Control Careers & Jobs website is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Contact information

You can contact us about this privacy policy, or with enquiries and complaints, by emailing us at or writing to LABC, Tintagel House, 92 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TY, Tel 020 8616 8120.