The DLC is pleased to release the final version of SSL Technical Requirements Version 5, which includes two policies: V5.0 and V5.1. Both policies are now published on the DLC website but have different effective dates. For more information on the transition to SSL Technical Requirements V5, view the V5 transition webpage.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The DesignLights Consortium® website is intended to serve as a tool to inform users about critical public interest issues and additional private material. In the course of providing this online service, you may be asked for your name, address, email address, and other information. Our policy regarding the privacy of your personal information is as follows:

Personal Information
As part of some interactions on this site you may be asked for your name, address, email address and other contact information. The information we collect is intended to help us improve the content of our site, to provide you with accurate information about solid-state lighting and related efficiency programs and policies.

We will in no case share or sell your personal information—including but not limited to your name, address or email address—with other organizations.

Financial Information
Manufacturers and others who submit a product for qualification for the Qualified Products List may provide financial information in connection with payment of the application fee. DLC takes security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or disclosure of your financial information. We protect your information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to hard-copy data, and information access authorization controls.

Product Information
Manufacturers and others who submit a product for qualification for the Qualified Products List may provide product-related information and specifications as part of the application such as laboratory test reports, product marketing brochures, certification statements, etc. DLC will use such information solely in connection with analysis of the application.

DLC will hold all application materials confidential. When and if a product application is successful, DLC will post information, provided through the application process, in discrete data cells of the Qualified Products List.

Browser Information
Our web server may place cookies on your machine containing information you have given us (for example, your state or zip code). These cookies are designed to allow us to provide you an optimal experience on the website. These cookies are nonessential to the working of the site, and you may block them from being placed on your machine without any loss of site functionality.

Our web server also collects anonymous information that we use to help diagnose problems with our server and to track web traffic on our site.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact