This policy explains how Inhabit collects, uses and discloses personal information.

Inhabit views the protection of your personal information as an important issue and is committed to the protection and responsible handling of the data we collect.

This policy may change from time to time.

About Us

Inhabit is a business focused on delivering professional consulting services in the building and construction industry. Our offices are located globally, with a current list of offices operations available on our website

Your Personal Information

Personal information is information about you, whether recorded in a material form or not, from which your identity could reasonably be ascertained. The types of personal information we may collect includes (but is not limited too) your first name, family name/surname, gender, residential/contact address, telephone numbers, email contact details, occupational details, details about your personal interests, images of you, and other information relevant to the business activities undertaken by Inhabit from time to time.

Where Inhabit requests that you provide your personal information and you elect not to provide it, you acknowledge and accept that we may not be able to provide you with some or all of the services you may be seeking.

Collection of Personal Information

Inhabit collects personal information from a variety of sources, including:

  • Communications between you and Inhabit, including emails, telephone calls or in writing (for example, surveys, feedback forms, registration for events, competitions and promotions, online inquiries etc.)
  • Your participation in conferences, workshops, discussions, forums and/or interviews with Inhabit (including, for example, by filming or recording you)
  • When you access or register on Inhabit websites (including or websites associated with booking/processing/requesting professional services and/or products and
  • From publicly available sources of information

Information is collected, wherever possible, from you directly. Inhabit commits to collecting your personal information lawfully, fairly and without undue intrusion. At the time your personal information is collected, Inhabit will take reasonable steps to advise you whether there are any consequences of not providing that information. Inhabit will not collect sensitive personal Information about you (for example, information about your racial or ethnic origin or religious affiliation) unless Inhabit first obtains your consent.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

The personal information you provide to Inhabit gives valuable insights into the views of people conducting activities in the construction and engineering industry. To do this, Inhabit may use your personal information for a variety of purposes, such as research and analysis. Inhabit may also send you information and updates about Inhabit initiatives, events and services and provide you with information, news and updates relating to our industry in general.

If you do not wish to receive these updates or information, please contact us via our website at

Inhabit also uses personal information for the purpose(s) that are communicated to you at the time of collection (or a related purpose that you would reasonably expect). Inhabit may disclose your personal information in entirety or partially obfuscated to third parties, such as:

  • Digital (web) services monitoring providers
  • Government and regulatory authorities and other related organisations (as required or authorised by law or as is reasonably necessary for the assistance for law enforcement)
  • Its professional advisors (such as auditors)
  • Organisations that assist Inhabit to conduct research or analyse data
  • Other organisations that assist Inhabit to provide services to you from time to time

We take reasonable steps to ensure these third parties are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.


You have a right to access your personal information. Charges may apply to cover the cost of accessing and providing this information to you. Requests for access should be sent to Inhabit at the contact details listed at the bottom of this Privacy Policy in the Contacts section.


Wherever it is practicable and lawful, Inhabit will allow you to interact anonymously with us.

Data Quality and Security

Inhabit will take reasonable steps to:

  • Ensure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up-to-date (however, the accuracy of your information depends on the information you provide and whether you keep Inhabit updated on changes), and
  • Protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure and securely destroy personal information if it is not bound by legal obligation and no longer required for any purpose.

Inhabit has implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to help protect the personal information that is under its control. However, while Inhabit strives to protect your personal information, Inhabit cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to it online.

Website Privacy

You can visit and browse Inhabit websites without disclosing your personal information. However, where you submit your personal information on a website (e.g. complete and submit a webform), your personal information will be managed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Statement

Inhabit websites contain links to various other third party sites. Inhabit is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites and does not endorse or authorise the content of any third party websites. Inhabit encourages you to examine each site’s privacy policy and make your own decisions about providing personal information whilst visiting those sites. Inhabit uses a variety of web monitoring technologies (via third party service providers) to gather information to assist in improving our sites and making them more user-friendly.

These technologies include:

  • Google Analytics: Google Analytics data refers to visitor logs and statistics about the path a user takes while using a site. This technology is used purely for statistical purposes (such as tracking unique browsers to the sites);
  • Cookies: Cookies are small data files that are placed on a user’s computer/tablet device/mobile device, which are used to collect statistical information each time a user accesses a site (for example, the number of visits to the website, documents viewed, how the site is navigated and the type of search engine used to arrive at the site);
  • Mimecast: Mimecast is a 3rd party email screening and security service which helps reduce spam, and email born viruses and malware. This technology is used as a security measure to help protect the privacy of users.

You may be able to disable or avoid some of these technologies by adjusting your Internet browser settings, though doing so may prevent you from taking advantage of improvements to the sites Inhabit maintains.

Inhabit reserves the right to continue to update and change its websites, without notice.

Jurisdiction & Governing Law

Victoria, Australia (Statutory Law)

GDPR – General Data Privacy Regulation

Inhabit commits to adhere to the General Data Privacy Regulation as issued by the European Privacy Commission, activated 25th May 2018.

Inhabit has identified the below relevant points of discussion in relation to its obligation to GDPR:

  1. Data Processor : Inhabit Staff, London, United Kingdom, in person
  2. Data Processor : Inhabit Corporate Website
  3. Data Processor : 3rd party Recruitment Management System, United States
  4. Data Processor : Inhabit Staff, All Offices, under direction of Data Controller : Primary
  5. Data Processor : Other 3rd party Systems necessary for commercial operations in relation to security, regulatory compliance and governance. These are commercial in confidence but will be disclosed to any party deemed to have a legitimate inquiry
  6. Data Controller : Primary – Inhabit Staff, London, United Kingdom
  7. Data Controller : Primary – Inhabit Human Resources Group, Melbourne, Australia
  8. Data Controller : Primary – Inhabit Information & Technology Group, Melbourne, Australia
  9. Data Controller : Primary – Finance Group, Hong Kong SAR, Peoples Republic of China
  10. Data Controller : Secondary – Inhabit Administration Staff, Hong Kong SAR, People’s Republic of China

All inquiries to the above, can be directed to the below listed in CONTACT


Any questions relating to the Privacy Policy or your personal information can be directed to:

  • Group Information & Technology Manager
    Level 6, 99 King Street, Melbourne
    Victoria, Australia, 3000

Formal requests for information should be put in writing and sent to the above listed address. Each request will be considered and directed to the appropriate Data Controller. Where applicable, legal and/or statutory authority advice will be sought to ensure that Inhabit is in compliance with the Privacy Act, in the State of Victoria, Australia and/or GDPR Law, European Privacy Commission.

Last reviewed & updated 16th June 2019