Privacy Policy

I recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use House Plans Helper, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

House Plans Helper strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on my website.

Personal Information

House Plans Helper collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to the website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.

This information is collected if you request information from me, sign up to join my email list or request some other service or information from me. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of the website, notify my visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in my files. If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information I will inform you by placing a notice on the site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.

Cookies and Web Beacons

I may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable my systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the site's pages, or register with any of the site's services, a cookie enables House Plans Helper to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

Third Party Cookies

House Plans Helper uses advertisements to support this site. These third-party advertising companies serve ads when you visit this website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads and to collect information via Google Analytics on this website including:

  • Remarketing with Google Analytics
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting
  • Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers

Google's use of the "DoubleClick DART cookie" enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad preferences manager.

You can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for interest based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.

Or you can use Google's opt outs.

Search Box

The search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google Inc. ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

I operate this site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, I may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. I use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about my user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Release of Information

If House Plans Helper is sold, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through the website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Correcting or Removing Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through my website and would like that information deleted from my records or would like to update or correct that information, please use the Contact Me page.

Privacy Policy Changes

If this privacy policy changes, those changes will be posted on this page, and the updated date of the Privacy Policy will be indicated below. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information is collected and how it is used.

13/07/2015 - updated Third Party Cookies section to reflect changes to Google's use of cookies.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to House Plans Helper's Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site.


Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.


See also the disclosure and terms of use statements



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