When you visit the Site, we collect information about you and your browsing habits. The information we collect depends on the pages of our website you visit and what you do during your visit.
Several companies offer tools that allow people to browse the web anonymously. We cannot provide you a personalized experience if you use these tools, because we cannot recognize you and your computer. However, we want to ensure you know of their existence.
For most of the browsing services on the Site, we do not require your personal information. There are portions of the Site where you will be given the option to provide information about you. The information that you may be asked to provide may include your name, email address, telephone number, and address. Depending on your request and other circumstances, other information may also be collected. It is your discretion and determination whether to provide such information. If you use the Site to inquire about a property or contact a real estate agent, broker, or office, the information you have provided may be shared with a real estate agent, broker, or market center.
Use of the Information
We use the information collected (whether submitted by you or automatically collected) to respond to your requests, to provide you with information that we think may be of interest to you, and to operate our business. We may also disclose your information to our affiliates, agents, and third-party vendors and service providers working on our behalf. We have implemented technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information. You should know, however, that we cannot fully eliminate such risks.
In addition, we may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, to improve and market its products and services, and for other lawful purposes. Additionally, we disclose part or all of a user’s personal information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when we have good faith reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, the rights of another user, or to prevent harm. Further, we may disclose information provided by you as part of any merger, sale, acquisition, or other acquisition of some or all of our assets.
We may choose to buy or sell assets or may transfer the Site, or permit someone else to operate or otherwise take responsibility for the Site or a successor version thereof. We may share and/or transfer your information in connection with the evaluation of and entry into such transactions. Also, if we (or its assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enters bankruptcy, or goes through some other change of control, your personal information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.
We reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that it believes is necessary to comply with the law or a court order or protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, our employees, our users, or others.
If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail, please contact us. If you do not want to receive legal notices or other communications from us, it is your responsibility to review and monitor the Site for such notices and communications.
This Site is not designed nor intended to collect information from children under the age of 13. In addition, we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
We market our products and services exclusively to adults. If you are younger than age 18, you may use our website only with the permission and involvement of your parents or guardian.
Links to Third-Party Websites
When you click on links on the Site that take you to third-party website(s), you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies. We cannot and do not accept responsibility for the content or actions of any third-party website(s). We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of every site you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own. When you visit the Site or other third-party websites via links on the Site, depending on your browser settings and/or configurations and/or the sites you visit, some third-party sites may collect information about your online activities and browsing habits. We do not control the information these third parties collect about you and your online activities.
Safe Harbor Policy Statement
We comply with the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland, with respect to the following:
- customers who list properties with us,
- customers who purchase or rent our listed properties, and
- our authorized independent real estate agents.
We have further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by us, please visit the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR web site at www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints for more information and to file a complaint.
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