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 successfull in our endeavor, and we are committed to ensure your privacy as per the agreement outlined on this page, that covers our users and visitors.
As we are trying to create a higher transparency in the construction industry, we try to lead the way as per example to set the standards for proper privacy protection.
What information does PassionPlans gather?
The section below covers the different type of information that Passion Plans gathers for its visitors and users. A description of the different types of information is also included to give you a better understanding of how we use it.
Non-personally identifiable information – what is it
If you visit any of our platforms, by automatic means and non-automatic means, we collect information on our users that includes which categories, pages, when they visited each part, the order in which they did so, how they navigated the platform and which aspects of the platform they were using. We may additionally receive information from third parties such as Youtube, Instagram, Google, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites, where they share information such as how a user came to the site.
When you are visiting a website, certain information can be logged by the website including your IP address, your operating system, and the software you use in order to use the website. While it may not be obvious, this information in itself is not personally identifiable, but the logging of the IP address does allow us to determine the broad geographic location of a user and their point of connectivity, to the extent that we are able to see what city a user is located in.
The collection of this information is important for us because it helps us better understand things such as how to better structure the website, where people end their journeys on the website, and how our various marketing initiatives may be successful in different parts of the country.
We may choose to share some of this non-identifiable information with our advertisers in order to help better ensure that the various offering you will encounter when using our services is as relevant as it can possibly be. This information is shared in an aggregated manner that is not personally identifiable which helps the advertisers stay informed on the number of visitors that may have interacted with their ads.
Cookie are used by a lot of different websites to improve your user experience, and they are only read by the server that created and stored them. These files pose no harm to your computer. Cookies are placed on any type of device that you may choose to use to use our services including but not limited to computers, phones, tables and more. Cookies may be turned off on your device, but doing so may significantly worsen your experience using Passion Plans.
We intend on serving you a better, more personalized experience through the inclusion of cookies on our site. Should you choose to desire to change your cookie preferences, please refer to the documentation provided for the software or device that you are using in order to access Passion Plans as we cannot be of assistance in doing so.
Other services that your device uses may also be storing cookies when you are using our services, and we cannot assume any responsibility for the actions or information gathering that is done by those third party services. Typical services that may be gathering such information include Facebook, Twitter, anti-virus software and more.
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, allowing us to track certain information with regards to user behavior in an anonymous way.
Personally identifiable information
In some parts of the site, we may be collecting personally identifiable information, for instance when a user chooses to create an account with Passion Plans, or if you choose to subscribe to our website, including our newsletters. This personally identifiable information may include your name, email address and phone number, but is not limited to that. If you choose to purchase a product sold through our platform, we will require the necessary billing and mailing information in order to be able to process the payment.
We may also collect personally identifiable information through third party software, including various messaging functions, where we or the third party may ask for your name, email and phone number in order to initiative the requested service. Various forms that are filled in by the user on the site may additionally collect personally identifiable information.
If you choose to call us, we may gather the information gathered over the phone, which may be of identifiable nature, 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 location of the user, and we do not knowingly collect personal information of anyone that is under the legal age. People that are under the legal age are prohibited from using our platforms in any way.
We cannot be held responsible for the acts of our users, and anyone using the platform consent to having read all the terms, and have been made aware that they are personally responsible for the extent to which they disclose personally identifiable information on any platform, forum or offering by Passion Plans or any of the third party software that we work with. While we do our best to protect personally identifiable information, the sharing of such in public forums may be used by others to distribute unsolicited and undesired communications as a consequence of you sharing your information on here publicly. Use good discretion and avoid sharing information you don’t want to have publicly available in public spaces like public message boards.
If you happen to encounter any event of improper collection or improper use of information in any way, you agree to contact us through the contact page in a reasonable time frame.
What we do with the information
Our usage of non-personally identifiable information
Non-personally identifiable information is valuable to us to be able to build the high quality experience that we seek to, and allow us to expand our offering of useful services to our users. With the use of information in an aggregated form, we can make statistical analyses to better understand the overall behavior of users, to find out how demographics and interests can be used in our offerings efforts.
In aggregated form, such information may be shared with prospective advertisers, current advertisers and other third parties that we find relevant.
Our site also includes links to other websites, and you should be aware that we are unable to ensure that those websites have the same privacy policies as we do, 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, Twitter, Pinterest and Google, and we do not operate such websites. Unless expressly stated in writing, we cannot be held liable for the privacy practices of any website that we choose to link to, and how they use various information. We do our best to screen such websites and try to ensure that those websites are safe for our users to visit, but cannot be held responsible for any malpractice or harm caused by visiting any links on our website.
Our usage of personally identifiable information
As previously mentioned, certain actions may lead to the collection of personally identifiable information, including creating an account or buying one of the products made available on our site, or submitting any type of form, whether offered by Passion Plans or through a third party.
This information is gathered to maintain and improve the quality and usefulness of Passion Plans, as well as developing 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, whereby you consent to sharing information with us. You may not opt out of the processes established on this site in our data collection, but you may opt out of receiving electronic email communications from us, by following the instructions outlined in our emails, or you may choose to otherwise contact us as per the means provided on our contact page. Passion Plans does, however, only choose to include you in email communications that we believe would be of interest to you. We do maintain the right but not obligation to email you with non-marketing communications related to your usage of various services, including emails related to purchases, or changes to various aspects of our website or terms.
We do 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, and we may also choose to use personally identifiable information for marketing materials by email, text or mail. To unsubscribe our automated marketing communications either follow the instructions provided on the communications or contact us to opt out. We do allow ourselves a reasonable amount of time to ensure you won’t be receiving any additional automated communications from us going forward if your request to opt out was not done in an automated way that syncs up with our data sources. Passion Plans determines any reasonable allotted time to adhere to such request which may be affected by public holidays, but we strive to get such request finished within the span of no more than 7 business days.
We mainly use personally identifiable information for purposes of providing the services offered by Passion Plans.
There may be circumstances where Passion Plans chooses to sell, merge or otherwise change its various business offerings, and in accordance with such, we may be enticed or required to disclose information to prospective partners or buyers, and we will seek the appropriate protection of information as permissible under relevant law and circumstances in such instances.
Our commitment to security
On our platform we have a firm stance on security, which means you can navigate the platform without risking that anything bad happens. It means that we have implemented the top-of-the-line security measures in order to properly make sure that your information isn’t exposed to people that shouldn’t be gaining access to it. As you can see on the device that you are using to browse our platform, your connection will be loading through HTTPS which means that any interaction that you have with this platform has been properly encrypted. We were extremely early at adopting this measure to ensure the protection of the privacy of the users of this platform, even before Google began saying that they would demote websites that weren’t secure.
We have strict requirements on our end, which mean that it is only a select number of relevant people that will be able to access any personally identifiable information, and we continue to monitor our website logs to make sure that no one is unlawfully trying to gain access to the information. The server logs are usually the first place where an attempt at an intrusion will show yourself, where the possible intruder will 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. You should know that we have partnered with 3rd parties that are experts at ensuring the safety of the data transmitted across websites, and we have received training in how to continuously ensure that no information is accessed by people that shouldn’t be allowed access to it. We also continue to receive training on necessary safety protocols in order to ensure that you can keep finding the house plans you love through our platform, without having to be afraid that your data may have been compromised.
Our various security measures are implemented across our different channels, helping ensure that you are protected no matter how you choose to engage with us. We understand that some users may be concerned about data breaches, and we are committed to staying transparent should any data be shared in a manner in which it wasn’t intended. Additionally, you should know that we do not store credit cards or other essential information that would be required for malicious purposes. Certain order details may be stored to be able to fulfill the order you put into our system.
Our platform uses some of the most widely used system online, which also helps ensure proper security protocols for those applications, and we continue to use professional security advisors when we update any of our systems to ensure proper protection.