Privacy Notice Highlights

Welcome to the BKSK website (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by BKSK Architects LLP (hereinafter, as appropriate, “BKSK,”us“,”we“, or “our“. This notice provides highlights of the Full Privacy Notice that currently applies to BKSK’s collection and use of information from any device used to access or connect to the Site using an Internet browser. In general, the purposes of the Site include to provide examples of our work and information about our firm.


What’s New?

The BKSK Privacy Notice was last updated effective November 4, 2020.

Information We Collect and Receive

BKSK collects Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) and Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“NPII”) about you directly from you. We do not use targeting cookies.

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Information Sharing

We do not sell or share your information with others for advertising purposes. We use a third-party software as a service vendor called Mailchimp to manage our emailing to Site visitors who request information.

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We do not use your Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) to advertise our goods or services to you, other than in response to a request from you for information. We do not share your PII with third parties so that they can advertise goods or services to you. We do not allow third parties to place targeting cookies on your computer or device so that they can understand your online behavior in order to make you aware of goods or services that are of particular interest to you.

Your Privacy Choices

You have choices concerning how we use your information, which we describe below.

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How to Contact Us

BKSK Architects LLP
230 West 38th Street
New York, New York 10018

This Privacy Notice provides information about Personal Information we collect, use, and share.

Full Privacy Notice


This Privacy Notice applies to both Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) and Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“NPII”) that we obtain through the Site, our Internet-based services and web-based applications (collectively, the “Services”). We will call PII and NPII “Personal Information.”

When you access or use our Services, you acknowledge that you have read this Notice and understand its contents. Your use of our Services and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Notice and our Terms of Use (including any applicable disclaimers of warranties, limitations on damages, and the resolution of disputes).

We may update this Privacy Notice at any time as we deem appropriate. Where the changes are material, we will post them here in advance and, if the changes are likely to affect you personally, we will also attempt to contact you directly (such as via email if we have your email address). It is important that you check back from time to time and make sure that you have reviewed the most current version of this Privacy Notice.

What Kinds of Personal Information Do We Collect?

When you request information from BKSK via this Site, you may be asked to provide basic contact information (e.g., name, e-mail address, phone number). We may collect and retain contact and other information from you in a number of ways, such as when you request information, submit a feedback or contact form, or provide other information.

This Site may also collect various kinds Non-personally Identifiable Information (“NPII”) from you in the course of your navigation of the Site, such as the URL of the site you just came from, the browser version you use, whether you are a new user of the Site, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, IP ports, date/time of access, size of data transferred, pages you visit, sessions, average session duration, bounce rate, and goal completions.

In particular, we have collected the following categories of Personal Information regarding our Site users in the last 12 months:




A. Identifiers. Real name and email address. YES
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)). Real name.Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories. YES
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law. None NO
D. Commercial information. None. NO
E. Biometric information. None. NO
F. Internet or other similar network activity. None. NO
G. Geolocation data. None. NO
H. Sensory data. None. NO
I. Professional or employment-related information. None. NO
J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)). None. NO
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information. None. NO

How Do We Collect Personal Information?

We collect Personal Information directly from you, as well as automatically through your use of our Services.

Personal Information That You Give Us: We may ask you for information explicit for certain purposes, such as sending you information. You decide how much information to share with us in most cases, but not sharing required information may limit your ability to take full advantage of certain Services.

How Do We Use Personal Information?

In this Section, we talk about:

  • The general categories of personal data that we may process.
  • The purposes for which we may process personal data.

We process your Personal Information for the following reasons:

  • Responses to Inquiries: To provide information about or offer to sell goods and/or services to potential customers who request information.
  • Provision of Periodic Information: To provide you with information of general interest to you in the future (such as newsletters) with your consent.

When Do We Share Personal Information?

The following third-parties process or store Personal Information for the reasons set forth in this Notice. The use of Personal Information by a third-party is generally governed by that entity’s privacy notice and its contract with BKSK.

Name of Third Party

Name of Software or Service

Describe Function of Software or Service and Privacy Notice URL

Mailchimp & Co. Mailchimp Email list management. Used to email periodic information to Site visitors at their request.

We do not share your PII with third parties so that they can advertise goods or services to you.

We do not allow third parties to place targeting cookies on your computer or device so that they can understand your online behavior in order to make you aware of goods or services that are of particular interest to you.

In addition, in the event of a sale of our company, we may transfer our rights in your Personal Information to an acquirer. This transfer would not be considered a sale under an instruction not to sell your Personal Information because it would be made in the context of a sale of our business.

What Choices Do You Have About Your Personal Information?

We will delete your email address and name from our records if you email us at

Data Retention

The time periods for which we retain your PII depend on the purposes for which we use it. BKSK will keep your Personal Information for as long as we have a legitimate and lawful purpose to do so. The information we collect may be stored and processed in servers in the United States and wherever BKSK and our service providers have facilities around the globe.

Children’s Privacy

This Site does not knowingly collect information from children under thirteen (13) years of age. If you are under thirteen (13), do not send any information about yourself to this site. In the event that we discover that a child under the age of thirteen (13) has provided Personal Information, we will immediately delete the child’s personal information.

Data Storage and Data Transfers

BKSK is headquartered in the United States, but may use service providers throughout world. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your Personal Information to, or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction.

Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may be operated by companies not affiliated with BKSK. Linked websites may have their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit those websites. We are not responsible for the content, privacy practices, or use of any websites that are not affiliated with BKSK.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Notice, or would like to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us at: BKSK Architects LLP, 230 West 38th Street, New York, New York 10018,


Data Controller

A data controller is a person or company that has authority to decide how and why PII is processed.

Data Subject

A data subject is an individual to whom particular information refers or relates.

Data Processor

A data processor is a person or company that processes data for and only as directed by a data controller.

Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”)

Personally identifiable information (“PII”) is information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. PII includes, but is not limited to, the following if it identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could be reasonably linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household:

(A) Identifiers such as a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, internet protocol address, email address, account name, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.

(B) Any of the following categories of Personal Information: information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

(C) Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law.

(D) Commercial information, including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.

(E) Biometric information.

(F) Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement.

(G) Geolocation data.

(H) Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.

(I) Professional or employment-related information.

(J) Education information, defined as information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99).

(K) Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this subdivision to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

PII does not include publicly available information. For purposes of this definition, “publicly available” means information that is lawfully made available from United States federal, state, or local government records. “Publicly available” does not mean biometric information collected by a business about a consumer without the consumer’s knowledge.

PII does not include consumer information that is deidentified or aggregate consumer information.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information (“NPII”)

Non-personally identifiable information is every kind of information except for Personally Identifiable Information.

Personal Information

Personal Information is both PII and NPII.