Copyright, Privacy and Cookie Policy


​​Copyright Notice

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All Newhouseplans designs and related creative outputs emanating from Open Plan Design Ltd, Ireland  are subject to copyright and intellectual property protection as creative works. Unauthorized reproduction, sale, or transfer of design images emanating from this site or any other work produced herein is a violation of these laws. These laws allow the copyright holder to recover damages of up to $100,000 (or the equivalent Euro amount) per offense.


Soft copy format are available for customers who choose to have another professional make changes to further customise the designs they have purchased. This does not allow the purchaser to build more than one house from a design plan however.

 

All content, graphics, and other data stored on this website not expressly stated as being from another source is copyrighted  by Open Plan Design Ltd (Ireland) or our partner Opoplan.


Any and all deisgn  creted by Newhouseplans or sourced form our sitse rocmpany Opoplan or seed designs sourced from contributing architects at Newhouseplans or Opoplan as well as all content, images, graphics, and other data stored on this website expressly stated as being from another source are hereby designated original material, and is the intellectual property of the owner. This material may not be reused in any form, or for any purpose, without the consent of the owner.

 

The content of this website including all copy, images, logos, original user experience design, branding and slogans as well as all custom designs produced here are i) owned by Newhouseplans (Open Plan Design Ltd), ii) subject to copyright and iii) may not be reproduced in any form without the express written permission from the owner. Such content may not be sold for profit or included in any type of archive (commercial or private) without the consent of the owner.
Failure to abide by these rules may result in legal action by the owner. Permission is hereby granted to download and view any material for personal, non-commercial purposes and to create hyperlinks to the top level (home page) of this website.

Privacy Policy
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If you are a visitor to newhouseplans, a recipient of newhouseplans communications, a customer
of an newhouseplans  then except as expressly set forth below, this Privacy Policy applies to your use of such Website or Service. At newhouseplans, we respect the privacy rights and data protection rights of our users and recognize the importance of protecting the personal information we collect about you. Our Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand what information we collect and how we
use and share that information. This Privacy Policy applies to our Websites and Services.
As used in this Privacy Policy, “newhouseplans,” “us” and “we” refers to Open Plan Desgn Ltd . and
its affiliates, The website means www.newhouseplans.ie and any related or successor URLS, mobile or
localized versions and related domains and subdomains providing a similr sevcie and owned by Open Plan Design Ltd or Opoplan, and the services means newhouseplan’s
communications and design products, applications and services, in each case in whatever format they may be offered now or in the future. The Websites and Services are collectively referred to herein as the offerings.


Information We Collect
A. Information Related to Your Interaction withnewhouseplan and the Offerings and communicating the Offerings.


Registration and Contact Information.

We collect information about you when you (a) register to use the Services and (b) otherwise provide contact information to us via email, mail, or through our Offerings. This information you provide may include your username, first and last name, email address, mailing address or phone number.


Payment Information.
When you purchase the Services, we our our 3rd party payment partners will also collect transaction information, which may include your credit card information, billing and mailing address, and other payment-related information (“ Payment Information”). We describe how Payment Information may be collected and processed in Section 4.


Technical, Usage and Location Information.
We automatically collect information on how you interact with the Offerings, such as the IP address from which you access the Offerings, date and time, information about your browser, operating system and computer or device, pages viewed and items clicked. We may also collect location information, including locationinformation automatically provided by your computer or device. We use cookies and similar technologies to collect some of this information. For more information, please see our Cookie Policy.


Third Party Platforms.
We may collect information when you interact with our
advertisements and other content on third-party sites or platforms, such as social networking sites. This may include information such as “Likes”, profile information gathered from social networking sites or the fact that you viewed or interacted with our content.


Other Information.
We may collect other information from you that is not specifically listed here. We may use any such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or as otherwise permitted by you.


Legal Basis Our Legitimate Interest.
newhouseplan products work to create bespoke house
design solutions for our direct (private individuals) and business customers. In order to better customise the design solution and spread the benefits of newhouseplans to new customers, we have a legitimate interest to collect relevant data and send messages based on this information. We consider your privacy and data protection rights when we pursue our legitimate interests and ensure that the way our Offerings work don't impact on those rights.


For website visitors newhouseplans will store this data for 9 months, for sales and marketing leads newhouseplans will store this data until the individual opts out or where they have not engaged with OPOPLAN in 24 months.


B. Customer Data.
You may submit various types of information and data into the Services for hosting and processing purposes (“Customer Data”). Customer Data may include, without limitation, (a)
billing information, personal information such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, locations, details about your site (and photos) and design requirements (the briefing) or budget which information may be input into the Services by you or collected by the Services using newhouseplans tags, scripts and other code implemented on such properties.
We will only use, disclose and otherwise process Customer Data for the provision of a custom design service for you as set out in the Terms and Conditions approved by you when
requesting our services (“T and Cs”).


Legal Basis.
We process and store Customer Data to perform our custom design services for you. Without this information, we wouldn't be able to provide our Offerings to you. We also
process Customer Data to pursue our legitimate interests by ensuring the smooth provision of our custom design service and to help your sales, marketing, and support teams better
communicate with your customers. We consider your privacy and data protection rights when we pursue our legitimate interests and ensure that the way Offerings work don't impact on those rights.


How We Use the Information We Collect
We use your information in the following ways:
 To provide, maintain and improve the Offerings and our other products and services, including to operate certain features and functionality of the Offerings (for example,
by remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during this or subsequent visits);
-To process your inquiries and otherwise deliver customer service;
-To process your payments, we share and use Payment Information as described in Section 4 (Payment Information);
-To control unauthorized use or abuse of the Offerings and our other products and services, or otherwise detect, investigate or prevent activities that may violate our policies or be illegal;
- To analyse trends, administer or optimize the Offerings, monitor usage or traffic patterns (including to track users’ movements around the Offerings) and gather
demographic information about our user base as a whole;
-To communicate directly with you, including by sending you newsletters, promotions and special offers or information about new products and services. Your opt-out options for promotional communications are described in Section 6 (Your Controls and Choices);
-To deliver you advertising, including by serving and managing ads on the Offerings
or on third party sites and to tailor ads based on your interests and browsing history.
Please see Section 6 (Your Controls and Choices) for additional information on how to manage the ads you see; and
-In the manner described to you at the time of collection or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Sharing Your Information with Third Parties
We do not sell, trade, share or transfer your personal information to third parties except in the following limited circumstances:
-We may share your personal information with our parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates;
-We may share your personal information with third-party service providers to permit such parties to provide services that help us with our business activities, which may
include assisting us with marketing, advertising our product/service offerings, or providing, maintaining and improving the features and functionality of the Offerings,
among other things. For example, we may provide personal information to our service providers for direct emailing of our newsletters or notifications of our product/service
offerings. The data shared can include name, job title, email address, message history, company information. All third parties are engaged under contract and obliged to
meet appropriate security requirements and comply with all applicable legislation;
-We may share your personal information when we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to
(a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce a Customer Agreement, including investigation of potential violations thereof, or (c) protect against imminent harm to our rights, property or safety, or that of our users or the public as required or permitted by law;
-We may share your personal information with third parties (including our service providers and government entities) to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud or security or technical issues;
-We may share your personal information with our business partners who offer a service to you jointly with us, for example when running a cross-promotion;
-We may share your Payment Information to process your payments, as further described in Section 4 (Payment Information);
- We may share and/or transfer your personal information if we become involved in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets; and
-We may share your personal information with a third party if we have your consent to do so.


We may also share aggregated or anonymised information with third parties for other purposes. Such information does not identify you individually, but may include usage, viewing and technical information such as the types of Offerings our customers and users generally use, the configuration of their computers, and performance metrics related to the use of Offerings which we collected through our technology. If we are required under applicable law to treat such information as personal information, then we will only disclose it
as described above. Otherwise we may disclose such information for any reason.


Payment Information
When you make a purchase on the Offerings, any credit card information you provide as part
of your Payment Information is collected and processed directly by our 3rd party payment processor through their Checkout service. We at newhouseplans never receive or store your full credit card information.


Our sales payment processor commits to complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) and using industry standard security. Our payment processor e
may use your Payment Information in accordance with their own Privacy Policy:


Others Access to or Disclosure of Your Information

The Offerings may also contain links to third party websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us. Even if the third party is affiliated with us through a
business partnership or otherwise, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of such third
parties to determine how they handle any information they separately collect from you. Please be aware that we do not warn you when you choose to click through to another website when using the Offerings.


The Websites contain features that enable you to post reviews, comments or other content that is publicly viewable. You should be aware that any personal information you submit as part of those posts can be read, collected, or used by other visitors to the Websites, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to publicly post on the Websites. Please see our Website Terms of Use for more information and for other guidelines about posting content on the Websites.


Your Rights and Choices
Opt-Outs. We may provide you with the opportunity to “opt-out” of having your personal information used for certain purposes when we ask for this information. If you decide to opt- out, we may not be able to provide certain features of the Offerings to you.


Communication Preferences.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included on such communications or on the Offerings. Please note, however, that you may be unable to opt-out of certain service-related communications.


Blocking Cookies.
You can remove or block certain cookies using the settings in your browser but the Offerings may cease to function properly if you do so. For more information,
please see OPOPLAN Cookie Policy.


How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals.
Your Web browser may have a “do not track” setting which, when enabled, causes your browser to send a do not track HTTP header file or “signal” to each site you visit. At present, the Offerings do not respond to this type of signal.


Data Subject Rights.
You can access, rectify, erase, restrict or export your personal
information at any time by emailing us at newhouseplans@opoplan.com. You can object to our
processing of your personal information at any time. Contact our Data Protection Officer with requests or concerns at newhouseplans@opoplan.com. If you are unsatisfied with the response you have the right to lodge a complaint with your supervisory authority.


Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information.
When you use the Offerings, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information upon your request and either provide you the means to correct this
information if it is inaccurate or to delete such information at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. You may access,
review, correct, update, change or delete your information at any time. To do so, please contact us at newhouseplans@OPOPLAN.com with your name and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed, or if you are using the Service, sign in to your account, go to
your profile, and make the desired changes.

 

We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), jeopardize the privacy of others, would be extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge,
except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.
Please note that if you cease using the Service or we terminate your access to the Service in accordance with our Terms and Agreements, you may no longer have the ability to access or update your information.


We may retain your information as necessary to support the Offerings, comply with our legal obligations or resolve disputes. Note that content you post may remain on the Offerings even if you cease using the Offerings or we terminate your access to the Offerings.


Changes to the Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate on this page the policy’s new effective date. If we make material
changes to this policy, we will notify you by email or through notice on the Offerings.


No Children Under Age 16
The Offerings are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 16, nor does newhouseplans knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, you may not attempt to register for the Offerings or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. In the event that we confirm that we have collected personal information from someone under the age of 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information promptly. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under 16 and believe that we might have any
information from or about such child, please contact us at the email or mailing address provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.


Security
The security of your personal information is important to us. We maintain a variety of appropriate technical and organizational safeguards to protect your personal information. We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Further, we have implemented reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed to protect personal information about you. When you enter sensitive information (such as your password), we encrypt that information in transit using
industry-standard Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption technology. No method of transmission over the Internet, method of electronic storage or other security methods are one hundred percent secure. Therefore, while we strive to use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. You can find out more about our technical and organizational by emailing us at newhouseplans@opoplan.com.


EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield
Newhouseplans, OPOPLAN and certain of its controlled US affiliates (together, the OPOPLAN Group Companies) adhere to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks
regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland, respectively. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Principles, see here.

If you have any inquiries or complaints about our handling of your personal data under Privacy Shield, or about our privacy practices generally, please contact us at:
newhouseplans@OPOPLAN.com. We will respond to your inquiry promptly. If we are unable to satisfactorily resolve any complaint relating to the Privacy Shield, or if we fail to
acknowledge your complaint in a timely fashion, you can submit your complaint to TRUSTe, which provides an independent third-party dispute resolution service based in the United States. TRUSTe has committed to respond to complaints and to provide appropriate recourse
at no cost to you.

 

To learn more about TRUSTe's dispute resolution services or to refer a complaint to TRUSTe, visit here. If neither Newhouseplans, OPOPLAN nor TRUSTe resolves your complaint, you may pursue binding arbitration through the Privacy Shield Panel. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Panel, see here.


As explained here we sometimes provide personal information to third parties to perform services on our behalf. If we transfer personal information received under the Privacy Shield to a third party, the third party's access, use, and disclosure of the personal data must also be
in compliance with our Privacy Shield obligations, and we will remain liable under the Privacy Shield for any failure to do so by the third party unless we prove we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage. You can review our Privacy Shield adherence by emailing us at newhouseplans@opoplan.com to request details.

Newhouseplans and The OPOPLAN Group Companies are subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). We may be required to
disclose personal information that we handle under the Privacy Shield in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

International Transfer of Data under EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
We may from time to time transfer your personal information to other countries and make it accessible to our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and third party service providers
internationally. We will protect your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy wherever it is processed. Newhouseplans has business entities in Europe, the United States and a number remote employees globally. Personal information may be processed in any country where an Newhouseplans or OPOPLAN employee accesses the system.

 

If you have questions or need to contact us about this Privacy Policy, please email us at newhouseplans@OPOPLAN.com.

 

Cookie Policy

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We use HTML cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects), web beacons and/or similar technologies to help you navigate the Sites, to allow us to learn how you use
the Sites, and to improve the Sites.


Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences.


Cookies, by themselves, do not reveal any Personally Identifiable Information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering or making a purchase a our Sites. However, once you choose to provide Personally Identifiable Information to the Sites, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. If you decide not to permit cookies on your computer, this may affect your ability to use the Sites.


Flash Cookies
We also use Flash cookies for fraud prevention and other purposes. Flash cookies are small data files that a website stores on your computer. These files may contain information about your online browsing activities and preferences. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Flash cookies are not stored in the same manner as conventional cookies, and not all browser
versions will delete Flash cookies when you clear conventional cookies from your browser. If you wish to block or delete Flash cookies, you should confirm whether your browser version supports this feature. You may also use Adobe’s Flash Player Settings Manager to control how your computer handles Flash cookies.


Third Party Cookies:
We sometimes allow other companies to set and read cookies on our Sites. These cookies are used to track the effectiveness of ads, to permit companies to show you ads that are relevant
to you and for other purposes. The use of cookies by our partners and service providers is not covered by our Privacy Policy. We do not have access to, or control over, these cookies.


Beacons:
We use web beacons alone or in combination with cookies to compile information about how people use our Sites and interact with our emails. Beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Site tied to the beacon, and a description of a Site tied to the beacon. For example, we may place beacons in marketing emails that notify us when you click on a link in the email that directs you to one of our Sites. We use beacons to operate and improve OPOPLAN’s websites and email communications.