We may also use the Personal Information to inform you about other services and products that may be available through us, our family of companies, our franchisees and/or companies with which we have a marketing relationship, and to provide you a customer survey to assess your satisfaction with our services and products.
Our Service does not support Do Not Track requests at this time, which means that we collect information about your online activity both while you are using the Services and after you leave our Services.
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SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH THE SERVICE
Please remember that if you choose to provide personal information in a way that is accessible to others, that information may be available to other Placester users and visitors of sites hosted by Placester as part of the Service. Individuals reading this publicly posted information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. Therefore, when using community message boards, discussion groups, or posting content in any other public-facing manner, we urge you to think carefully about including any specific information that might be used to identify you or any other information you deem private.
Personal Information about our customers is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. We may share your Personal Information only as described below.
Affiliated Businesses We Do Not Control: We are affiliated with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses sell items to you through Placester’s Service. In other situations, Placester provides services, or sells products jointly with affiliated businesses. You can easily recognize when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, and we will share your Personal Information that is related to such transactions with that affiliated business, if you have agreed to be solicited by marketing partners during the registration process.
Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Unless we tell you differently, Placester’s agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.
Communication in response to content that you post via the Service: As part of the Service, you will receive from Placester email and other communication relating to your content that you post via the Service. You acknowledge and agree that by posting such content, Placester may send you email and other communication that it determines in its sole discretion are relevant to you.
Promotional Offers: We may send offers to you on behalf of other businesses. However, when we do so, we do not give the other business your name and address. If you do not wish to receive these offers, please send an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may provide certain of your Personal Information to third parties if you affirmatively allow us to do so by opting in to an offer we make to you.
Business Transfers: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Placester, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Placester goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, customer information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Placester may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
nformation you provide. When using the Services, you may provide information about yourself, such as name, address, phone number, email and details around a potential transaction. This may occur, for example, when you register on the Services, claim a home, correspond with a real estate agent via the Services, or complete other forms, such as a loan request. You may also provide information about a third party through the Services, for example, if you share a real estate listing with a recipient via email. We may combine this information with other information we collect from your interaction with the Services or from other companies.
In addition, when you order products or services through the Services, Zillow Group may collect your credit/debit card information. This information is secured using industry-standard encryption technology. Zillow Group will use this information solely to complete your order and will not share this information with outside parties, except to the extent necessary to complete the order or comply with applicable law.
In the event that a credit report is required to use a Service, Zillow Group may collect your Social Security number (“SSN”). This information is secured using industry-standard encryption technology. Zillow Group restricts access to SSNs to employees, vendors and subcontractors who require SSNs to support certain products and services. Zillow Group strives to protect SSNs from unlawful disclosure and to keep them confidential by maintaining physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable state and federal regulations.
Some pages of the Services may use third-party Web beacons from Yahoo! In addition to our use of the data to analyze visitor activity on the Services, Yahoo! may use anonymous information about your visit in order to improve its products and services and to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
We have implemented Google Analytics remarketing, which tracks and manages cookie information so that we and third-party service providers can better deliver advertisements that are relevant and useful to you on the Services and various websites across the Internet. We have also implemented Google Analytics display network impression reporting to better understand how ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our sites. You can customize ads or opt out of these services using the Google Ads Settings.
Mobile Device and Mobile Browser. You may adjust settings on your mobile device and mobile browser regarding cookies and sharing of certain information, such as your mobile device model or the language your mobile device uses, by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. Please refer to the instructions provided by your mobile service provider or mobile device manufacturer.
Usage logs. When you use the Services, your computer or other electronic device communicates a variety of information to computer servers, including the existence of cookies, your Internet Protocol address, and information about your browser program. We also create a record of what information you are requesting, such as the page or subject areas you’re visiting.
Calls. Calls to Zillow Group or to third parties through Zillow Group may be recorded or monitored for quality assurance and customer service purposes. If a call is recorded between you and a third party, it will be deemed private information of both you and the third party, and may be released to either of you.
Keller Williams uses the information it collects (whether submitted by you or automatically collected) to respond to your requests, to provide you with information that Keller Williams thinks may be of interest to you, and to operate its business. Keller Williams may also disclose your information to its affiliates, agents, and third-party vendors and service providers working on our behalf. Keller Williams has implemented technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). You should know, however, that Keller Williams cannot fully eliminate such risks.
In addition, Keller Williams may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes. Additionally, Keller Williams may disclose part or all of a user’s personal information when Keller Williams believes, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when Keller Williams has a good faith reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect Keller Williams’ rights or property, the rights of another user, or to prevent harm. Keller Williams may be required to disclose personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. Further, Keller Williams may disclose information provided by you as part of any merger, sale, acquisition, or other acquisition of same or all of Keller Williams or its assets.
We collect, generate, retain and use your Personal Information for our own internal purposes in connection with the facilitation, recording and processing of any requests, communications, or interactions you may have with our Web site. We also collect and store statistics and other information about you and your online activities on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis and in a manner that may allow us or our affiliated or related entities, third party content suppliers, or licensees to improve services to you.
Your Personal Information may be also be used by us to provide you with information regarding our products and services. For example, we may use your e-mail address to send you special announcements and notifications of new real estate listings, services or promotions that may be of interest to you.
Your Personal Information may be released when you consent or direct LeadingRE.com to share the information.
When and if LeadingRE.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its business, personal information may be transferred along with the business.
We may share with third parties aggregate information or information that does not personally identify individuals.
How We Use Information
We use collected information to make available and to improve our high standard of reliable services. We use such information to: respond to inquiries or service requests and monitor such responses; provide information about and market our products or services or those of the RE/MAX franchise network of independently owned offices and their affiliated independent real estate agents; resolve problems; and manage the Web Site and assess its usage.
Disclosure of Information
When you search for a property, we will redirect you to the site of an independently owned and operated RE/MAX franchise office and provide information you have submitted to us, including the parameters of the search, and if you have registered, your contact information, to that office. Similarly, if you request to be contacted by an agent or office or otherwise request information from us, we will disclose the personally identifiable information you provide to appropriate affiliates of RE/MAX to satisfy your request.
We do not sell or rent personally identifiable information to third parties who are not affiliates of the RE/MAX franchise network. We may disclose personally identifiable information to appropriate affiliates of RE/MAX, including strategic alliance affiliates and third party service providers, to respond to a request for service or to provide information about available products or services.
We may share non-personally identifiable information with certain third parties including marketing partners, national industry organizations, and prospective affiliates. We may provide such information as part of Google’s DoubleClick program. For information on opting out of the DoubleClick program, please visit https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb or http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose aggregate information and personally identifiable information to third parties as required or permitted by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights.
We may release personal information when we believe that doing so is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, to respond to a lawful subpoena, warrant or court order); to enforce or apply our policies; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us; to protect our rights or property; to protect our users from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of, our site or services; or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay.
We may use third party service providers to assist us with the administration of the site or otherwise perform services on our behalf, including payment transaction processing and sending email. Such third parties may be supplied with or have access to your personal information solely to provide services to us or on our behalf.
We may use third-party ad servers (or ad networks) to deliver ads to you on our behalf. These third-party ad servers may collect and use non-personally identifiable information about your visits to our site in order to present advertisements that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out of having this information used by third-party ad servers to provide targeted ads, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
Information about our users and the site is a business asset of Homeswing. Consequently, information about our users, including personal information, will be disclosed as part of any merger or acquisition, creation of a separate business to provide the site, our services or fulfill products, sale or pledge of company assets as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company.
We may share your information as follows:
With third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to information about you in order to carry out their work for us. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of some or all of our business to another company. You will be notified via email and/or notice through the website of any such change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information; and
With your consent, including when you direct HomeLight to share information about you with agents or other third parties.
We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.