Effective Date: April 15, 2017
Regardless of where our servers are located, your personal data may be processed by us in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may or may not be to the same level of protection as in other parts of the world. BY VISITING THE WEBSITE AND USING THE SERVICE, YOU UNEQUIVOCALLY AND UNAMBIGUOUSLY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING IN THE UNITED STATES OF ANY INFORMATION COLLECTED OR OBTAINED BY US THROUGH VOLUNTARY SUBMISSIONS, AND THAT U.S. LAW GOVERNS ANY SUCH COLLECTION AND PROCESSING.
We collect two types of information about persons who use the Service: personal information and anonymous information.
“Personal Information” is information that is personally identifiable to you, such as your name, address, email address or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.
“Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information. We may create Anonymous Information from (i) automatically gathered information or (ii) Personal Information by excluding information (such as name) that make the information personally identifiable to you.
Personal Information Collected
We collect certain Personal Information about you, which may be supplied when you sign-up for the Service, when you complete a survey, when you create or update an account, when you use the Service, when you request services or otherwise when you submit such information. The information that may be collected includes:
- Phone number;
- Biometric information;
- Employment information;
- Social Media account names and information;
- Information from your activities on the Service;
- Location data;
If you log-in to the Service using a social media account, or otherwise connect your social media account with the Service, we may collect additional information about you from those sources, as made available by such social medial platforms.
We may also collect information about you from third-party sources and combine it with data we collect directly from you.
Although the Service may ask for a payment card or other banking information at times to facilitate transactions on the Service, we collect this information through a third-party processor, and we do not take possession of your information.
Anonymous Information is collected about you when you use the Service, including but not limited to links and materials posted, enrolment history, purchase history, the type of device you used and its operating system, the pages accessed most frequently, how pages are used, applications downloaded, search terms entered, and similar data.
Automatically Tracking Internet Protocol (IP) addresses is one method of automatically collecting information about your activities online and information volunteered by you. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your device whenever you surf the internet. Further, the Service may utilize web beacons, pixel tags, cookies, embedded links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. The Service may also collect device identifiers.
Although it may be possible to turn off the collection of cookies through your device, that may interfere with your use of the Service..
Part of the purpose of the Service may be to share materials you make available. Anything you publicly post will not be considered Personal Information, and will be outside the restrictions of this policy.
Use of Information
Internal Use of Information
We accept and gather information in an effort to provide the Service to you. We may also use this information to help us develop and improve our Service, fulfill your requests, send materials to you, inform you about our offers and those of others, perform research, tailor our Service to meet your interests, and for other purposes permitted by law.
We may use Anonymous Information or non-Personal Information for any business purpose.
Sharing Information Collected with Third Parties, Consultants, and Affiliates
We may share Personal Information with our business associates, consultants, service providers, advisors and affiliates in order for them to provide services to us, to you, and to enable us to provide the Service. For example, our host and internet service provider may have access to this information.
We may use and share your Personal Information with third-parties for marketing or research purposes, including brokers and other real estate professionals that may be interest in doing business with you, and they may use this information in accordance with their own policies.
We may incorporate your Personal Information into an aggregate databases, using industry standard methodology to anonymize the data, and we may use such anonymous aggregate databases for our general business purposes, including sharing such databases and any analyses derived therefrom with others.
Your profile pages will be public, and as such, any personal information and content you make available on those pages will be publicly available.
Further, we may disclose collected information to the extent we believe it necessary to comply with the law, such as in response to a subpoena or court order, to defend a legal claim or otherwise as permitted by applicable law. We may disclose any information in our possession in the event that we believe it necessary or appropriate to prevent criminal activity, personal injury, property damage or bodily harm.
Additionally, we may transfer your information to successor in interest, which may include but may not be limited to a third-party in the event of an acquisition, sale, merger or bankruptcy. Under such a circumstance, this policy may no longer govern your data.
We employ procedural and technical safeguards to secure data in our possession, consistent with the sensitivity level of such data. Regardless of the precautions we take, no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.
E-Mail and Electronic Newsletters
We may offer electronic newsletters and e-mails concerning promotions, new products and services, or other marketing materials as a service to our users. You may receive newsletters and e-mails concerning promotions and marketing of ours, after you register through with the Service. If, after you have received a message, you no longer wish to receive such materials, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each electronic newsletter and e-mail.
Access and Control
Some of the information collected about you may be retrievable and changeable through your username login. To do so, follow instructions on the Service.
The Service may contain tools that enable you to share personal information, including sensitive information, with others, through social media and in other ways. Should you choose to use such tools, please exercise caution when sharing sensitive information. The Service will not share this information in this manner without you directing it to do so.
Do Not Track
At this time, the Service does not specifically respond to do-not-track signals.
Children and Privacy
We do not knowingly permit users to register for our Service if they are under 13 years old, and therefore do not request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that a customer is under the age of 13 and has registered without prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 13 who has provided personally identifiable information to us without your approval, please inform us by contacting us at the e-mail address below and we will remove such information from our database.
California Privacy Rights
California law allows California residents to request information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their personally identifiable information to third parties. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for Privacy Information" in the subject line. Please include enough detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, your name, email, and username, if any. We will attempt to provide you with the requested information within thirty (30) days of receipt. We reserve our right not to respond to requests sent more than once in a calendar year, or requests submitted to an address other than the one posted in this notice. Please note that this law does not cover all information sharing. Our disclosure only includes information covered by the law.