Woods Bagot recognises the importance of privacy protection. This policy governs how we gather, use, and manage personal information.*
Use of information you elect to disclose
Contact information collected by Woods Bagot is used to facilitate a business relationship between you and Woods Bagot. Woods Bagot respects the privacy of information that we collect and are committed to managing that information in a responsible manner. Woods Bagot will use and disclose the information only for the purpose for which it was originally collected and advised by you. Woods Bagot will not sell, license or otherwise disclose the information to any third party for marketing or other ancillary purposes not intended by you when providing the information. Contact information is stored on secure databases accessed by authorized individuals. All employees sign confidentiality undertakings as part of their employment.
Woods Bagot may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We may also track browser types to help us understand our visitors’ needs related to our website design. There is an optional section of our website where input forms require your name, phone number, company, and e-mail address. This form provides the ability to opt-in to receiving future emails of any sort from Woods Bagot. If you opt-in to receiving email communications from us, then we may send information to you on our professional services. This information will not be used for any other purpose. We do, however, reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website, but will use all reasonable endeavors to advise you prior to disclosure. You may review and change your contact information at any time by clicking on the “manage my profile” link found at the bottoms of emails sent via our system. To opt-out from having any provided information used for email communications from us, you can click on the opt-out (unsubscribe) link in any message you receive from us. This will allow you to unsubscribe.
For further information, please contact us via one of our studio locations.
Anti-Slavery and Anti-Human Trafficking Policy
Woods Bagot opposes all forms of slavery and human trafficking and is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or trafficking in any part of our own business or in our business dealings. We strive to achieve this by acting ethically, with integrity and transparency, and by acting in accordance with our standards and principles including as outlined in its policy.
Modern Slavery Statement
Woods Bagot is a global architecture and consulting firm specializing in the design and planning of buildings and projects across a wide variety of sectors including workplace, retail, residential, transport, education, science and health, hotel, and convention centers. We operate in 15 locations globally with more than 60 principals and 800 employees.
Woods Bagot’s supply chain is primarily comprised of professional consultancy service providers that we collaborate with to assist in our project delivery. We directly engage suppliers of services to assist with the ongoing operation and maintenance of our studios including, for example, facility management.
As an architecture and consulting firm, Woods Bagot considers the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain to be low. This is largely due to the nature of our business and the services that we and others in our supply chain provide. Notwithstanding this, Woods Bagot is committed to continually improving and has implemented a number of practices and measures so that modern slavery and human trafficking are not taking place within our supply chain. These include:
- Undertaking our own due diligence of suppliers and subconsultants with which we do business
- Confirming that all employees have a written contract of employment that enshrines our employees’ rights and entitlements at law
- Developing and implementing policies for safe and respectful work environments which promote health and wellbeing
- Agreeing on contractual terms with our suppliers and subconsultants requiring compliance with applicable laws which include compliance with the Modern Slavery legislation
- Identifying and working with companies that are known to us and that have standards that are aligned with our own
- Implementing an Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking policy which demonstrates our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business dealings. This policy is available to our employees.
We continually develop systems, controls and training so that our due diligence in respect of those we do business with is embedded in our processes so as to remove slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain.
There have been no reported concerns relating to modern slavery and human trafficking via our whistleblowing channel.
This statement is made pursuant to Section 54, Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and applies to the Woods Bagot group of companies.
This statement is endorsed by the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Nik Karalis, Chief Executive Officer
For financial year ending June 30, 2019
* Personal information means information or opinions about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from the information.