Passion Plans and its affiliates (“PP”) offer a variety of different offerings (“Serves”) through its platform and website, Passionplans.com. We very much rely on maintaining the trust and goodwill of our users to be successful in our endeavor. We are committed to ensuring your privacy per the agreement outlined on this page. It covers our users and visitors.
We are trying to create higher transparency in the construction industry. We try to lead the way by example to set the standards for proper privacy protection.
You also agree to visit our terms every time you visit any service we offer. You agree that your use of our services constitutes an agreement with our terms. To contact us with any privacy questions, go to our contact page and abide by the instructions listed there.
Table of Contents
- What information does PassionPlans gather?
- Personally identifiable information
- What we do with it
- Our usage of non-personally identifiable information
- Our usage of personally identifiable data
- Our commitment to security
- Should you enable cookies on our site?
What information does PassionPlans gather?
The section below covers the different types of information that Passion Plans gathers for its visitors and users. A description of the different kinds of information is also included to understand better how we use it.
Non-personally identifiable – what is it
If you visit any of our platforms, we collect information on our users by automatic and non-automatic means. It includes categories of when they visited each part and the order in which they did so. We save how they navigated the platform and which aspects of the platform they were using. We may receive information from third parties, with some examples of social media sites being specified. It includes Youtube and Instagram. It also includes Twitter and Facebook. These may share information such as how a user came to the site.
When you visit a website, certain information can be logged in. This includes your IP address, operating system, and the software you use to use the website. It may not be obvious, but this information is not personally identifiable. However, logging the IP address allows us to determine a user’s general geographic location. This includes their point of connectivity to the extent that we can see what city a user is located in.
The collection of this information is essential because it helps us better understand how to structure the website better. We understand where people end their journeys on the website. It impacts marketing initiatives have on different parts of the platform.
We may choose to share some of this non-identifiable information with our advertisers. This is to help better ensure that the various offering you will encounter when using our services is relevant. This information is shared in an aggregated manner that is not personally identifiable. This helps the advertisers stay informed on the number of visitors interacting with their ads.
We intend to serve you a better, more personalized experience by including cookies on our site. You may choose to change your cookie preferences. Refer to the documentation provided for the software or device you are using to access Passion Plans. We cannot be of assistance in doing so.
Other services that your device uses may also be storing cookies when using our services. We cannot assume any responsibility for those third-party services’ actions or information gathering. Typical services that may be gathering such information include Facebook and anti-virus software.
We may also choose to collect anonymous information through the use of “web beacons,” sometimes referred to as “internet tags.” This information serves roughly the same purpose as that of cookies. It allows us to track certain information about user behavior anonymously.
Personally identifiable information
We may be collecting personally identifiable information in some parts of the site. One instance is when a user creates an account with Passion Plans. Another one is to subscribe to our website, including our newsletters. This personally identifiable information may include your name and email address. It also includes your phone number but is not limited to that. Suppose you choose to purchase a product sold through our platform. In that case, we will require billing and mailing information to process the payment.
We may also collect personally identifiable information through third-party software. This includes various messaging functions, where the third party or we may ask for your name and email. Different forms filled in by the user on the site may also collect personally identifiable information.
If you choose to call us, we may gather the information gathered over the phone. This may be identifiable, as they are inquiring about some of the offerings we provide. Phone calls may additionally be recorded to ensure a better user experience using Passion Plans.
Our platforms are entirely intended for people over the legal age. No matter the user’s location, we do not knowingly collect the personal information of anyone under the legal age. People under the legal age are prohibited from using our platforms in any way.
We cannot be held responsible for the acts of our users. Anyone using the platform consent to have read all the terms. Users have been made aware that they are personally responsible for the extent to which they disclose personally identifiable information. This includes any forum or offering by Passion Plans or any third-party software that we work with.
We do our best to protect personally identifiable information. Others may share such in public forums to distribute unsolicited communications due to your shared information. Use sound discretion. Avoid sharing information you don’t want publicly available in public spaces like public message boards.
Suppose you happen to encounter any event of improper collection or improper use of information in any way. In that case, you agree to contact us immediately. If not, you forego any right to any compensation.
What we do with it
Our intention is always to ensure the responsible use of personal information handed over by users. We cannot assume any responsibility for any actions third parties take in using said information. If you encounter any misuse of such information, please reach out to us at the earliest time possible.
Our usage of non-personally identifiable information
Non-personally identifiable information is valuable to build the high-quality experience that we seek. It allows us to expand our offering of valuable services to our users. Using the information in an aggregated form, we can make statistical analyses to understand users’ overall behavior better. That allows us to find out about demographics and interests that can be used in our offerings efforts.
Information may be shared with prospective advertisers and current advertisers. It may also be shared with other third parties that we find relevant in an aggregated form.
Our site also includes links to other websites. You should be aware that we cannot ensure that those websites have the same privacy policies. That’s why you should ensure that you are familiar with those respective terms when leaving our platform.
These sites that we link to may include but are not limited to Facebook and Google. We do not operate these websites. Unless expressly stated in writing, we cannot be held liable for the privacy practices of any website that we choose to link to. Nor how they use various information. We do our best to screen such websites and ensure that those websites are safe for our users to visit. However, we cannot be held responsible for any malpractice or harm caused by visiting any links on our website.
Here are examples of non-personally identifiable information:
- Job titles
Our usage of personally identifiable data
As previously mentioned, specific actions may lead to collecting personally identifiable information. This includes creating an account or buying one of the products made available on our site. It also includes submitting any form offered by Passion Plans or through a third party.
This information is gathered to maintain and improve the quality and usefulness of Passion Plans. We develop an idea of the typical user profile of our users.
Certain features of the website may require that you register an account and become an account holder. Thereby you consent to share information with us. You may not opt-out of the processes established on this site in our data collection. You may opt-out of receiving electronic email communications from us. Please do this by following the instructions outlined in our emails. You may also choose to contact us as per the means provided on our contact page otherwise. We only choose to include you in email communications that we believe would interest you. We maintain the right to email you with non-marketing communications related to your usage of various services. It includes emails related to purchases or changes to multiple aspects of our website or terms.
We use personally identifiable information to send information regarding orders placed through our platform. When a user has either purchased a product or gotten a free product, we may use personally identifiable information for marketing materials. To unsubscribe from our automated marketing communications, follow the instructions provided to opt-out.
We allow ourselves a reasonable amount of time to ensure you won’t receive any automated communications from us in the future. The best way is to opt-out at the bottom of our email. That way syncs up with our various data sources. Passion Plans determines any reasonable allotted time to adhere to such requests. This may be affected by public holidays. We strive to get such requests finished within no more than seven business days.
We mainly use personally identifiable information to provide the services offered by Passion Plans.
There may be circumstances where Passion Plans chooses to sell or otherwise change its various business offerings. We may be enticed or required to disclose information to prospective partners or buyers. We will seek the appropriate protection of information as permissible under relevant law and circumstances in such instances.
It’s usually done when suspected illegal activity occurs. We deem whether it is likely to have taken place or is expected to take place. We reserve reasonable judgment rights in any circumstance.
Here’s a list of personally identifiable information, some of which we require:
- Email address
- Street address
- Financial account number
- Driver’s license
Our commitment to security
On our platform, we have a firm stance on security. It means you can navigate the platform without risking that anything wrong happening. We have implemented top-of-the-line security measures. It’s done to ensure that your information isn’t exposed to people that shouldn’t be gaining access to it. As you can see on the device you are using. Your connection will be loading through HTTPS. It means any interaction with this platform has been properly encrypted. We were exceptionally early at adopting this measure to protect the privacy of the users of this platform. We did so before Google began saying that they would demote websites that weren’t secure.
We have strict requirements on our end. It means only a select number of relevant people will access any personally identifiable information. We continue to monitor our website logs to ensure that no one is unlawfully trying to access the data.
Server logs are usually the first place where an attempt at an intrusion will show itself. An intruder will often try to break into a site using various types of software. The software that they use will often try and guess the login credentials of some of the users. We have partnered with 3rd parties that are experts at ensuring the safety of the data transmitted. We have received training in continuously ensuring that no information is accessed by people who shouldn’t be allowed.
We receive training on necessary safety protocols. It’s done to ensure that you can keep finding the house plans you love through our platform. We don’t want you to be afraid that your data may have been compromised.
Our various security measures are implemented across our different channels. It helps ensure that you are protected no matter what. We understand you may be concerned about data breaches. We are committed to staying transparent should any data be shared in a manner that wasn’t intended. You should know that we do not store credit cards or other essential information required for malicious purposes. Specific order details may be stored to fulfill the order you put into our system.
Our platform uses some of the most widely used systems online. This helps ensure proper security protocols for those applications. We continue to use professional security advisors to ensure adequate protection when updating our methods.
Here are the security measures we take to ensure your data is safe:
- Enforce a good password policy.
- Encrypt log-in pages
- Hire a security expert
- Use good hosting
- We scan the website for vulnerabilities.
Should you enable cookies on our site?
We fully understand that a growing community is taking a robust stance on online privacy matters. We don’t blame you if you are in the same boat that believes that privacy is a serious matter. We fully understand your stance, and we fully support any decision you might make as a consequence. We fully understand that malicious companies will engage in many business practices. They may financially gain from doing so while the users’ data is being compromised. We fully agree that such companies should expose their users to learn about their practices. Users should decide whether or not they want to continue using the service after learning about those companies engage in. We cannot blame you for taking a strong stance on privacy, nor will we try and change your opinion.
We agree that it is long overdue that privacy has become a serious concern that the public has started caring about. We fully agree that protective measures should help ensure data integrity. We agree that companies should not be selling the users’ data if the users haven’t been made aware of the possibility.
We believe that all websites out there ought to both have a page where they address privacy concerns. People should be making websites that inspire the trust of the users. It is also tough to get users to do what you want without trust. That is, no matter if it comes down to purchasing from you or whether you have some reason to visit the website. We are not here to discuss whether or not you should feel a certain way. We hope that all the information that we are putting forward is hopefully helping give you a reason to trust us. That includes trusting the service that we provide. We hope that the various pages we have included will help inspire trust. It includes multiple pages:
- Our terms and conditions
- The page that talks about our company
- The page that helps answer a bunch of the most common questions that we get
- the page that explains our stance on copyrights
- and more