ROBERT KLOB DESIGNS, INC - LEGAL NOTICE

Copyright Notice:

Pursuant to the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act of 1990, all drawings, specifications, ideas and designs, including the overall form, arrangement and composition of space and elements appearing on any of the drawings, concepts, ideas or illustrations on this site or designs provided by Robert Klob Designs, Inc. constitute the original, copyrighted work of the designer. Any reproduction, use, or disclosure of information contained in the documents without prior written consent of the designer is strictly prohibited. The designs, concepts and contract documents are the copyrighted property of RKD and its consulting engineers and shall not be used on any project without prior written consent of Robert Klob Designs, Inc. or its Engineers.

 

Now in plain English:

Robert Klob Designs, Inc. products and services are protected by United States Copyright Law and International Treaty Provisions. You may not modify, duplicate in any form, rent, lease, loan, distribute or create derivative works based on information provided in whole or in part. Any reproductions or modifications by means now known or hereafter invented, without the express written consent of Robert Klob Designs, Inc. is strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

By purchasing the minimum of a full set of House Plans or custom designs, you are granted the right to build that home one time (Unless otherwise stated).

 

Only the original purchaser has the right to build one home from the plans or designs purchased, you may not rent, lease, loan, give, transfer or sell the plans. A client may purchase plans for a builder to build a home for the client.

 

Because it is illegal to create derivative works without having purchased the right to do so, even if you are planning on making extensive changes to the design, copyright laws require you to purchase a copy of the plans.

 

Common Misconceptions:

Under U.S. & International Copyright Laws...

  • It is illegal to make copies from home blueprints. You may however make up to 10 sets of prints (build the house 1 time) when you purchase stock plans or have Robert Klob Designs, Inc. design a custom home for you.

  • It is illegal to have plans drawn by any other person or company based in whole or in part on plans presented by Robert Klob Designs, Inc. shown in house plans, catalogs, designs, web pages, or marketing literature without having first purchased the plans.

  • It is illegal to build a home more than once without purchasing additional Construction Licenses (unless otherwise authorized in writing by Robert Klob Designs, Inc.).

  • It is illegal to rent, lease, loan, give, transfer or sell Robert Klob Designs, Inc. house plans. Only the original purchaser has the right to build from the building plans purchased.

 

Privacy Policy:

This policy covers how all Robert Klob Designs, Inc. websites treat personal information collected and received.

 

Information Collection and Use:

  • Robert Klob Designs, Inc collects personal information when we receive an email from you, and when you call to speak with one of our customer service representatives or send us an email.

  • When you create an account with us, we ask for information that will allow us to best serve you throughout the process of designing a home or ordering a stock home plan. This includes your name, company name, email address, phone number, fax number, and complete mailing address.

  • Robert Klob Designs, Inc collects information about orders you place with us, and about plans you choose to save for later viewing.

  • Robert Klob Designs, Inc uses the information we collect to fulfill your requests for designs, to track relevant phone conversations regarding your questions and concerns, and occasionally to advise you about new house plans or services offered on our websites.

 

Information Sharing:

Prior to your order of house plans, Robert Klob Designs, Inc does not at this time share your information with other people or companies, except as required by law, including occasions when we have reason to believe our copyright has been infringed upon.

 

Upon ordering or contracting for a set of house plans, Robert Klob Designs, Inc may share your name and contact information with certain partners who may be helpful to you as you build your new home. You may opt out of this by calling 480.968.2474. Robert Klob Designs, Inc. reserves the right to refuse service to anyone they feel might utilize this service in a deceptive, disruptive, or any negative affect on RKD, their staff, contractors or subcontractors.

 

Cookies:

Robert Klob Designs, Inc (rkdzns.com) may set and store cookies on your computer.

 

Confidentiality and Security:

We limit access about your personal information to employees who need to be in contact with that information in order to help you in your design or purchase of a Robert Klob Designs, Inc. house plan or book.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

Robert Klob Designs, Inc. may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our site in this section.

 

Questions and Suggestions:

If you have questions or suggestions, you can contact us by calling 480.968.2474

 

Licensing:

Robert Klob nor any employees of RKD are licensed as a Registered Architect but are governed by the laws as stated by the Arizona Board of Technical Registration and laws in each state work is performed.  Most municipalities within the United States do not require residential projects to be prepared by licensed architects. However, many do require that engineering be completed by licensed engineers who are governed by the state in which the work is performed.  Any engineer retained by RKD shall be licensed in each state work is performed.