Website Privacy Policy


This privacy policy governs the use by Designplan Lighting Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”) of your (“you” or “your”) data which is available in connection with the use of our website: www.designplan.co.uk (the “website”).

Our company registration number is 784246 and our registered office is 16 Kimpton Park Way, Kimpton Business Park, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 9QS.

1. Personnel Information At Designplan we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. However, if personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our website pages, this is done on a voluntary basis through an enquiry form. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can present security gaps. Data can never be 100% guaranteed to be secure on the internet and therefore, Designplan Lighting does not accept any liability for any breach of security while accessing the internet.

Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to Designplan Lighting’s website (www.designplan.co.uk). Our website includes links to other websites that are not controlled by us. Designplan accepts no liability for the privacy practices applied by these sites.

2. Use of information and website plug-ins We may use the information held about you to ensure that the content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer. Accordingly, our website uses a number of plug-ins, details of which are given below. Twitter These services are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet" the website pages you visit are linked with your Twitter account and other users are notified. This data is transmitted through Twitter. For more information regarding Twitter’s privacy policy, go to http://twitter.com/privacy To change your privacy settings on Twitter go to http://twitter.com/account/settings YouTube Our website utilises YouTube plug-ins powered by Google. The operator of this website is YouTube, LLC, 901 cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page of our website equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is made and YouTube are informed of the website pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out from your YouTube account. For more information about YouTube (Google’s) handling of your data, go to https://www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/ Google Analytics This website uses Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow the analysis of website use. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to the use of our website. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "anonymizeIp" to ensure an anonymous detection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we must point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilise all the functions of this website. You can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of this website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google. This can be achieved by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en An opt-out cookie is installed to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. For more information on Google Analytics privacy policy, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/ Google +1 Our website uses Google +1 features. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Capture and share information The Google + 1 button lets you publish information worldwide. The Google + 1 button gives you and other users personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 as well as information about the page you saw when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be viewed along with your profile name and photo, in Google services, such as search results, your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google collects information about your + 1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google + 1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be used to replace another name that you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you. In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google Privacy Policy. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users' + 1 activities, or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or related sites. For more information on Google Analytics privacy policy, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/ 3. Cookies Our website pages partly use cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves. Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated. 4. Newsletter and e-mail marketing If you would like to receive our newsletter offered on our website, we need an email address and information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter from us. This information is used exclusively for sending the requested information (newsletter) and not disclosed to third parties. We use an external e-mail software called Mailchimp to provide our newsletter and e-mail services. The operator of this site is The Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, Georgia, GA 30308, USA. You may withdraw consent to the storage of the data, your e-mail address as well as its use for the delivery of the newsletter/e-mail communication at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button of the newsletter/e-mail communication. For more information on Mailchimp’s privacy policy, go to https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ 5. Contact form If you send us personnel data by means of completion of our website contact form, this information will be saved by us for the direct purpose of processing your enquiry. We will not pass on this data without your consent. 6. Security Our website has numerous security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control such as passwords and fire walls. This includes protection against spam e-mails. We cannot, however, guarantee that these measures are or will remain adequate. We do, however, take data security seriously and will use our reasonable endeavours to protect the integrity of the information you provide. As stated our website does use plug-ins or may contain links to other websites. These plug-ins and external links are protected by the operators’ own privacy policies and we do not accept responsibility or liability for these policies. 7. Changes to our privacy policy We reserve the right to alter this privacy policy at any time. Such alterations will be posted on our website. Should you object to any alteration please contact us at marketing@designplan.co.uk 8. Contact If you have any questions, comments or queries about our privacy policy please contact marketing@designplan.co.uk