Privacy Policy

SketchUp-Ur-Space, as a subsidiary of Global Associates, ("SketchUp-Ur-Space","We") respects your right to personal privacy and approaches all communications through our website with respect for, and commitment to, protecting your privacy rights.

This privacy policy ("Policy") describes how We collect, protect, use and share your personal information gathered on the SketchUp-Ur-Space Magazine website, (the “Site”). We will not collect, use, sell, share, or rent this personal information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this Policy.

Personal Information

Personal information is any information about an identifiable person other than the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

Collection of Personal Information

SketchUp-Ur-Space may collect personal information regarding you when you voluntarily provide it to us using our Site, or any other means that We may make available to you from time to time. For example, we may ask you to provide personal information, such as your full name, mailing address, telephone number and email address if you:

  • purchase a subscription to SketchUp-Ur-Space Magazine;
  • register for a contest or other promotion that We may offer;
  • register as a user of this Site;
  • participate in a review, survey, a consumer research panel, or similar type of activity;
  • ask to receive online information from us; and/or
  • otherwise participate in features of our Site that ask for personal information.

In addition, if you purchase or otherwise request a product, publication, or promotional offering from us you may be required to provide your payment information (such as a credit card number) in order for us to process your request.

The reason of collecting personal information

We collect personal information from you only for the purposes we identify to you at, or prior to, the time we collect such personal information. We do not require any personal information in order for you to view or navigate the Site.

Where the collection of personal information is necessary for us to provide the services you have requested, for example, when you subscribe to receive SketchUp-Ur-Space Magazine, sign up for our newsletter, register for the Site, or contact us with a question, you will know because the purposes for which your personal information is collected will be identified to you.

If you are a subscriber to the online or PDF edition of the magazine, SketchUp-Ur-Space may rent your personal information to direct-response mailers for the purposes of providing you with information about products or services which may be of interest to you. You can choose to opt-out of this service when entering your personal information on our subscription form, or you can withdraw your consent to this at any time by contacting us at We will not collect more information than is necessary to provide you with the services you have requested.

Technical information

IP Address

The Site collects some information about you using technology. For instance, once at our site your IP address is collected so that we may track how many visits we have had by separate devices to our site. The IP address which we collect is often associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider (ISP), or your company. This information is not personally identifiable. We may use anonymous IP addresses collected through the processes described above to analyze trends, run and improve the Site, and gather anonymous demographic information for aggregate use.

Cookies Policy

We also use a feature called “cookies” which identifies your browser to us each time you visit our Site. None of the information collected through the use of Cookies is personally identifiable. We may use and disclose this aggregate information to affiliates and other third parties to measure the use of our Site and to improve our Site.

Some of our third-party advertisers also use cookies on our site. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes or to collect aggregate information regarding user activity on our Site.

Most web browsers will permit you to disable cookies. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may be unable to access some features on this Site.

Usage of collected information

We will only use the personal information you provide for the purposes for which it was collected and which we disclose to you. We may collect personal information for the following purposes:

  • To fulfill all matters related to your subscription to SketchUp-Ur-Space Magazine, including any billing requirements and providing you with your subscription;
  • To correspond with you to advise you of updates and news, to respond to your questions or comments and/or to send out brochures, special features and other information related to SketchUp-Ur-Space Magazine or our company.
  • To provide you with our email newsletter. We note that the email newsletter registration form is strictly optional.
  • To provide you with notification of design-related events and offers.
  • To customize the advertising and content you see.

If a user chooses to send us a reader comment, either using the comment form at the bottom of some of the pages in our site or by emailing us, we may store these comments along with the user’s personal information, if provided. Subject to SketchUp-Ur-Space’s discretion and the user’s consent, a user’s comments, as is or as may be edited, may be posted on the site.

This data may or may not be used to carry out any other purpose that we disclose to you at the time of collection, and to which you consent.

Access to your information

Subject to the following exceptions, your personal information is used solely by SketchUp-Ur-Space.

We will disclose personal information to third parties only as follows:

  1. to third party service providers with whom SketchUp-Ur-Space has a contractual agreement, which includes appropriate privacy standards and who do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information other than for the following purposes:
    • for the delivery of subscriptions and related materials,
    • to process credit card information for billing purposes,
    • to perform functions such as data processing, database services or information technology support; and/or
  2. for marketing of SketchUp-Ur-Space’s products or services;
  3. to third parties where the subject user consents to such collection, use or disclosure, or as required or permitted by law;
  4. to third parties to enforce our Site’s Terms and Conditions of Use, to protect the safety and security of visitors and our Sites, or to protect our rights, safety or property; and/or
  5. as needed if such information is requested by law enforcement agencies or if we are requested to do so by law, regulation, court order, or by a government entity.

We disclose to third parties only as much personal information as is required to perform the task they have been retained for. We will share personal information only with those who have agreed to follow policies that share our high standards of privacy protection, in compliance with the applicable law.

Non-personal information

We note that we may also share anonymous aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We also reserve the right to transfer all information to our successors in business in connection with a sale, transfer of our stock or assets or a new joint venture.

Children's information

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children under the age of 13. For that reason, we never knowingly solicit, collect, store or disclose information via our Site from children under 13 years of age and, no part of our Site is structured to be directed to individuals under the age of 13. If a child under the age of 13 wishes to disclose to us personal information, he/she must provide us with his/her parent’s or legal guardian’s e-mail address so that we can obtain express consent from them. If a child has already provided us with personal information, his/her parent or legal guardian may contact us using the contact information provided below, for the purpose of correcting or deleting such information. We encourage parents of children under the age of 13 to regularly check and monitor their children’s use of e-mail and the Site.

Disclaimer about links

Please note that once you have clicked on a link on the Site, you may leave the Site to a website which is no longer under the control of SketchUp-Ur-Space. Please be aware that SketchUp-Ur-Space is not responsible for these third party websites and that this Policy no longer applies. This Policy applies only to personal information collected on this Site. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of any third party website that you visit.

Data security at SketchUp-Ur-Space

We regard the security of personal information to be of paramount importance. As such, we have taken technical, contractual, organizational and physical security steps to protect the personal information collected from you on the Site with a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information collected. Personal information we collect is maintained with the source of the information in Kolkata, India, and may be stored on servers located in the India.

Only our authorized employees who require access to your personal information in order to fulfill their job requirements will have access to your personal information. To protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer, sign off once you have finished using a shared computer. Our security measures are periodically reviewed and updated when deemed necessary.

Changes in Privacy Policy

SketchUp-Ur-Space reserves the right to modify or supplement this Policy at any time. If we decide to change this Policy, we will post those changes on our Site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose it. SketchUp-Ur-Space will seek an individual’s consent if it seeks to collect, use or disclose his or her personal information for purposes other than those to which the individual has consented unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

Contact point

If you need further assistance, or if you would like to access or correct any personal information that We hold regarding you, please contact SketchUp-Ur-Space by writing to us at the address set out below.


Last updated:   November 11, 2020