What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in
order to add functionality. A cookie can be used to identify a user’s computer or internet enabled
device to the website, or to other third party websites. This allows websites to improve the way
they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user’s use of a
website for statistical analysis. If you decide not to permit cookies on your computer, this may
affect your ability to use the Sites.
What cookies are used on this site?
Open Plan Limited uses the following cookies on its www.opoplan.com website, HTML
cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) and 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 Site.
We 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.
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 House designs, websites
and email communications
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
Any other cookies, e.g.
Content Management System Cookies: CMS’s like WordPress and Expression Engine system use
cookies in order to anonymously track things like the length of time that has elapsed since a user last visited the
site, the last pages visited by the user etc. (in order, for example, to ensure that the web pages are
appropriately displayed in the user’s browser (e.g. for mobile, desktop use etc.). We also use these cookies,
where relevant, to authenticate user log-ins to our website, to remember any user preferences expressed, and to allow
users to browse through the pages of the site whilst remaining logged in. These cookies do not gather any personally
identifiable data and will expire once the session is over.
Google Analytics: Open Plan Limited uses the industry standard Google Analytics package in order to track
the use of our website. The Google Analytics package uses a suite of cookies in order to anonymously track things
like unique visitors to the site, how long users visit the site for and how users found the site. Some of these cookies
are session cookies which expire when you leave the site or where you have been inactive on the site for a certain
period of time, whilst others are set to expire two years after they have been last updated. You can opt out of
Google Analytics using the tools available at this website.
Cookie Pop Up: We use a cookie to determine if you have read our cookies consent pop up and
to ensure we do not show it to you again when you dismiss it.
What cookies are used in Open Plan Limited Update / Subscriber Emails?
When we send an email to our subscribers the email includes cookies and similar technologies to
help us better understand how subscribers interact with our emails, such as whether they are
opened by the subscriber. If you do not consent to us setting these cookies, please unsubscribe
from our email list and delete any emails that you have received.
You can manage browser cookies through your browser settings. If you do not want your
browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser
settings. For further information about how to turn off cookie acceptance please refer to the
“Help” function in your browser. This will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting
new cookies, how to disable cookies and have your browser notify you when you receive new
Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent this website from functioning properly,
you may have to manually adjust some preferences each time you visit the site and you may not
be able to fully utilise all of its features and services.