Privacy policy



STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS is an independent planning and development consultancy specialising in securing planning permission for residential developments on challenging sites.  By visiting, you are agreeing to comply with the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy, govern STRATAGEM’s dealings with you in relation to this website. 


The term ‘STRATAGEM’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS is the Data Controller for this website and this notice explains how we may use any personal data we collect about you when you register with STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS and/or when you use this website.

Mishandled information can have serious repercussions for STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS, including damaging relations and reputation, fraud, and breaches of the General Data Protection regulation financial penalties. STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS therefore takes its responsibilities in this area seriously.

If you have any questions or have comments on this notice, please contact STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS at


The General DataProtection Regulation provides customers with a specific set of legal rights over your personal and sensitive data. You are entitled to ask us to:

  • Provide you with a copy of your personal information. This allows you to see how and why we are using your     information and that we are doing so lawfully. This is commonly known as a Subject Access Request and must be replied to within one month of receipt.    
  • Correct your personal information if you think it is wrong or incomplete. We will take reasonable steps to check and correct your information.
  • To erase your personal information and prevent processing in specific circumstances, often referred to as the ‘Right to be Forgotten’.
  • To ‘block’ or suppress the processing of personal data in specific circumstances.
  • To provide you with your personal  data in a format which can be used across different IT environments, in     specific circumstances.
  • To accept your objection to your personal data being processed. This applies in certain circumstances.

You also have the Right to be Informed. This means that when we collect personal information from you, we will explain our purposes for processing your personal data, our retention periods for that personal data, and who it will be shared with (which we do in this Notice)

You also have rights in relation to automated decision making, including profiling. We do not use automated decision making in relation to the collection of your information in support of your claim or policy.


When you sign up for our STRATAGEM newsletter, we collect the personal information you give us.

This includes:

·      your name

·      your email address(es)


STRATAGEM’s registration process is managed in house by our administrative team.

When you register with STRATAGEM, you submit your details via our website. We store your data on a secure server behind a firewall and it is also listed on a document stored securely on our Google Drive.

Your information will be removed if you request to be removed from our database. By sharing your name and email address with us, you agree to STRATAGEM adding them to our mailing list for Newsletter purposes.

We will use your details to keep you in touch with STRATAGEM by sending you emails containing our newsletter. In order to do this, we store your name and email address together in our Mailchimp account. You can access Mailchimp’s privacy policy here.

If you do not wish to be contacted by us in this way, please let us know by emailing us at and we will remove you from the mailing list. You can also opt out by clicking the “Unsubscribe”button which you will find at the bottom of every email you receive from us. If you choose not to be contacted, we recommend you frequently check the News page on our website in order to stay up to date.

We do not use profiling or automated decision making when processing your data for any purpose.


We may only disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so.


  • STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS will retain your data only as required or permitted as per GDPR, and while it has a legitimate purpose for doing so.
  • Data will be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.
  • Data retained will include your name and email address.
  • You have the right to be forgotten and may request for this data to be deleted.


If you contact us (by any method) about the website or to ask questions regarding STRATAGEM PLANNING CONSULTANTS, we may keep a record of that correspondence and use your contact details to reply to you.Communications relating to the website may be sent to you from us by email.Please note, email is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we try to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects, we cannot guarantee this.


When you click on external inks on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently.

Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.

If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

We will also notify you by email, if you have given us consent to contact you this way.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, please contact our STRATAGEM administrator at