Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

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This website is part of the Fairhurst Group LLP websites. The use of this website is governed by our Website Disclaimer and Privacy policy detailed on this page.


This disclaimer governs your use of our website; by using our website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, you must not use our website.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

Licence to Use Website

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletters).

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your business.

Limitations of Warranties and Liability

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable skill and care).

Nothing in this disclaimer (or elsewhere on our website) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our website or under or in connection with this disclaimer, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

  • to the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
  • we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss and/or damages;
  • we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, and/or information.

We may revise this disclaimer from time-to-time. The revised disclaimer will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised disclaimer on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Entire Agreement

This Disclaimer Policy, together with our Privacy Policy and Cookies Notice published on this same web page, our Potential Employee Privacy Notice, Private Client and Private Supplier Privacy Notices which are available on our main website here constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of our website.

Law and Jurisdiction

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Our Details

Sanderson Associates Consulting Engineers is a trading name of Fairhurst Group LLP, a limited liability partnership, registered in Scotland under registration number SO307306

Our registered address is 43 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2HT

You can contact us by email at: mail@sandersonassociates.co.uk

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, the policy below sets out how we will treat the personal information of visitors to our website.

Data Controller

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Sanderson Associates Consulting Engineers, hereinafter referred to as ‘Sanderson Associates’, is a trading name of Fairhurst Group LLP who are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Register of Data Controllers our registration number is Z7425604.


This Website Privacy Policy and Cookies Notice, together with our Disclaimer Policy published on this same web page, our Potential Employee Privacy Notice, Private Client and Private Supplier Privacy Notices which are available on our main website here along with, if we are subsequently appointed by you, our General Terms & Conditions of Engagement and any other documents referred to within them detail the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and the purpose for our collection of it.

What Information Do We Collect?
  • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, operating system, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views). This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
  • Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us;
  • Information that you provide to us by the completion of forms on our website(s), or that you post or email to us;
  • Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and
  • Any other information that you choose to send to us.

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device, most other websites do this too.

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another, all of which generally improves the user experience.

We set 'Necessary' cookies which make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of our website. Our website cannot function properly without these cookies, we set 'Performance' cookies, which help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously and 'Functionality' cookies which assist with the functionality of our website to allow us to deliver to you the best user experience that we can.

By continuing to use our website, and providing us with your consent for us to use these cookies you are accepting the terms of this Cookie Policy as well as our Privacy Policy.

How Can I Prevent Cookies Being Used?

When you first visit our website, unless you change your cookie settings, we will continue to set 'Necessary' cookies, 'Performance' and 'Functionality' cookies will only be set if you specifically agree for us to set them. You can find out how to prevent cookies being set for your particular browser by clicking 'help' on your browser's menu or by visiting https://allaboutcookies.org/how-to-manage-cookies/

Please be aware that should you choose to not agree to us placing 'Performance' and 'Functionality' cookies or if you disable cookies being set on your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website and some of this website may fail to work.

Use of Cookies by our Website - Necessary Cookies
Cookie Name Purpose
cookiebar Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.
cookiebardate Stores the time the user set their cookie consent status for the current domain, this is stored in the number of milliseconds since Linux Epoch (Jan 1st 1970 at 05:30:00).
Use of Cookies by our Website - Performance Cookies
Cookie Name Purpose

This cookie key is associated with Google Universal Analytics, it is set with an expiration time of 2 years and is used to distinguish users.


This cookie key is associated with Google Universal Analytics, it is set with an expiration time of 1 minute and is used to throttle request rate.

Use of Cookies by our Website - Functionality Cookies
Cookie Name Purpose


This cookie key stores a true value and is set to expire as soon as our website has offered you a relevant link to content on our main website that we consider could be of further interest to you based on your browsing activity on this website. The purpose of this is so that our website does not continue to offer you further recommended content on our main website after it has done so once, irrespective of if you have acted on that earlier provided recommendation or not.


This cookie key stores details of the URL of the web page on our site that you are currently viewing, it is set to expire when the browsing session ends. It allows our website to offer to you links to content on our main website that we consider could be of further interest to you based on your browsing activity of this website.


This cookie key stores a true value and is set to expire when the browsing session ends. It works alongside the cookie key ‘sitewide_r’ which allows our website to offer to you links to content on our main website that we consider could be of further interest to you based on your browsing activity of this website.

Using Your Personal Data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of our website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • Administer our website;
  • Improve your browsing experience by personalising our website;
  • Enable your use of the services available on our website;
  • Supply to you services purchased via our website;
  • Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
  • Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • Send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you where you have specifically requested us to do so, by email or any other technology;
  • Provide third parties with statistical information about our website users, this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  • Deal with enquiries made by you relating to our website; and
  • Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
Financial Information

In cases where financial information is supplied, we do not store credit card details, nor do we share customer details with any third parties with the exception of credit reference agencies. We would only share your details with a credit reference agency should you apply to open a credit account with us, full details of which are included within our formal appointment documentation.


We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary so far as access to your personal data is necessary for the performance of their roles.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

We will not share your personal data with third parties, unless any services we are providing to you necessitate this. We will then share your personal data with, for example, architects, Council planning offices etc. in order to obtain necessary designs, drawings, surveys, consents etc. for the progression of your project.

International Data Transfers

It is our intention, wherever possible, to use and store your personal data in the UK and to avoid transferring it outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).  Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the EEA unless an Agreement or other mechanism approved by the European Commission or the Information Commissioners’ Office has been put in place.

How Do We Protect Data?

We take the security of your personal data seriously. We have internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your personal data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed, except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.

All electronic transactions you make to us via our website are encrypted using SSL technology. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure, we do our best to protect your personal information however we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or from our website. Any transmission of this data is at your own risk, once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access.

If you have an account to access any electronic services that we offer now or may offer in the future, you are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will never ask you for your password at any time.

For How Long Do We Keep Data?

We will only keep your personal data for as long as we need to in order to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, for as long as we are required to keep it by law or regulatory requirements, and as set out in this privacy notice.

Automated Decision-Making

Automated decision-making does not form any part of the processes that we will employ concerning the use by you of this website.

Your Rights in Connection with Personal Information

Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a 'data subject access request'). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.

Ordinarily you will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.

Third Party Websites

This Privacy Notice only extends to the website(s) which are operated by us and does not extend to your use of and provision of information to and collection of information from any website not operated by us to which you may visit by using any of the links within our website(s).

Updating Information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes we may have made as they are binding on you. If we make any substantial changes to the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on our website.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email at mail@sandersonassociates.co.uk or by post to: -

Sanderson Associates Consulting Engineers
Sanderson House
Jubilee Way
Grange Moor
West Yorkshire


This is Version 1.2 of our Website Privacy Notice Published October 2022.

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