Privacy Policy

1.  About Us

 Darkhorse Lightworks, LLC [Darkhorse] is a full service environmental and architectural lighting design firm.  We also provide theatre consulting, product design and development services. We are headquartered in the State of California in the United States.

2. Key Terms

“Client”is any entity or individual with whom we have a contractual [fiduciary] relationship [responsibility] to provide design services.

“Business associate”is any entity or individual we do business with in the normal course of providing services to our clients.

“Visitor”is any entity or individual who visits our website.

“Website(s)”means any website and pages on that website we own and operate such as https://www.darkhorselightworks.com.

“Image(s)”means any graphic, photograph or other visual mark including text, captions, headings, logos and icons.  These items may be subject to copyrights of their respective owners, including outside social media services and contracted photographers.  All rights are reserved and use of images without permission is strictly prohibited.

“Email”is a form of electronic communications sent to a specific email address.  Information contained in the email may include public, private or privileged information.

“Personal Information”is any information that identifies you directly or indirectly. Examples include, but are not limited to, first and last name, email address, gender, occupation, employer, title, phone and other demographic information.

3. What information we collect and why we collect it

The information we may collect or receive about, or from, you falls into the following categories:

  • Information we receive directly from clients: This information is generally treated as privileged information regarding a specific project and is non-public until such time as the information is made available to the public by the client. This information may be shared with business associates in the normal conduct of business to benefit the project.
  • Information we receive directly or indirectly through business associates or third parties: This information is generally treated as public information including, but not limited to, social media sources, email newsletters, product specifications, contact information.
  • Information we collect automatically: When you interact with an email campaign you receive from Darkhorse, a third-party email service may collect information about your device and interaction with the campaign.They use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. Specific technical information about the use of cookies may be found on the third-party website in their privacy and cookie policies.
  • Embedded content from other websites: Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

4. Your Choices and Opt-Outs

Clients, business associates and third parties who have opted in to our marketing emails can opt out by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the marketing message.

5. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information (EEA Persons Only)

If you are from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information described above will depend on the Personal Information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally collect and use Personal Information from you where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data-protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. Typically, our legitimate interests include improving, maintaining, providing, and enhancing our services; ensuring the security of the services and our websites; and for our marketing activities.  In some limited cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect Personal Information from you.

If we ask you to provide Personal Information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your Personal Information is mandatory or not, as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your Personal Information.

Where required by law, we will collect Personal Information only where we have your consent to do so.

If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your Personal Information, please contact us using the contact details provided in the “Questions and Concerns” section below.

6. Analytics

  • Our website uses Google Analytics that may collect information regarding what pages you visited, how long you were on that page, browser, IP address and other similar details.This information is aggregated and is not personal information.
  • Who we share your data with: Other than the situations described in section 3, we do not share your data.

7. What rights you have over your data

You have a right to discontinue receiving information from us at any time. The email service we use for distribution of electronic newsletters provides a method for unsubscribing to our communications.  This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

8. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information (EEA Persons Only)

If you are from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information described above will depend on the Personal Information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally collect and use Personal Information from you where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data-protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. Typically, our legitimate interests include improving, maintaining, providing, and enhancing our technology, products, and services; ensuring the security of the Services and our Websites; and for our marketing activities.

Where required by law, we will collect Personal Information only where we have your consent to do so.

9. California Privacy

Under California Law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship, (a) a list of the categories of Personal Information, such as name, email, and mailing address, and the type of services provided to the customer that a business has disclosed to third parties (including affiliates that are separate legal entities) during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third-parties’ direct marketing purposes, and (b) the names and addresses of all such third parties. To request the above information, please contact us at info at darkhorselightworks.com.

10. Changes to this Policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time. All updates and amendments are effective immediately upon notice, which we may give by any means, including, but not limited to, by posting a revised version of this privacy policy or other notice on the website. We encourage you to review this privacy policy often to stay informed of changes that may affect you. Our electronically or otherwise properly stored copies of this privacy policy are each deemed to be the true, complete, valid, authentic, and enforceable copy of the version of this privacy policy that was in effect on each respective date you visited the website.

11. Questions & Concerns

If you have any questions or comments, or if you have a concern about the way in which we have handled any privacy matter, please send us a message. You may also contact us by postal mail or email at info at darkhorselightworks.com

For EEA Residents:

For the purposes of EU data protection legislation, Darkhorse Lightworks LLC is the controller of your Personal Information. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at info at darkhorselightworks.com

For Non-EEA Residents:

Darkhorse Lightworks, LLC
Attn. Privacy Officer
info at darkhorselightworks.com
14541 Sylvan St., Suite 105
Van Nuys, CA 91411 USA