This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Kevin Van Eck, Broker Associate with @properties in Chicago, Illinois, and this website – www.townhomeshop.com.
This Web site has agreed to notify you of:
- What personally identifiable information of yours or third party personally identification is collected from you through the Web site;
- The organization collecting the information;
- How the information is used;
- With whom the information may be shared;
- What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information;
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under Kevin Van Eck & @properties’ control;
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
1. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Kevin Van Eck, Broker Associate with @properties is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Company collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.
In order to subscribe to this Web site’s newsletter and property search functions, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give their contact information (such as email address and optional name). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing non-contact information about the user. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user may be limited in some areas of our site. Some of our business partners may cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.
4. LOG FILES
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We partner from time to time with other parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third parties to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as email address and your name.
8. SURVEYS AND CONTESTS
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to deliver products you have selected. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and to provide a valuable educational experience to the survey participants.
9. FORWARD TO A FRIEND
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing friends about our site or newsletter, we ask them for the friends’ name and email address. Company or a third party service used by Company will automatically send the friends a onetime email inviting them to visit the site. This information is used for the sole purpose of sending this onetime email.
10. CHOICE / OPT-OUT
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter may opt-out of receiving it by selecting the “Opt Out” link that is available at the bottom of all e-newsletters and e-campaigns. Direct correspondence does not have an opt-out link, however users can reply to a personal email with a request to be removed from our database, and the request will be honored and confirmed.
11. NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
12. By logging on and using the search functions, you agree to these terms of service:
You agree to be our clients:
We have certain duties and responsibilities to our clients. You can read a complete Buyer-Broker Agency Agreement by clicking here for an Adobe PDF document. We are required to follow the duties and responsibilities outlined in the agreement even if we don't have a copy of the agreement signed by you.
We may contact you!
Please note, we can - and do - keep track of your property searches. We may be able to offer suggestions on other properties that may suit your needs that are different from your search criteria. We may wish to ask if you would like to see any of the properties you have found in our database.
We will contact you via e-mail on occasion. You should expect to be contacted by e-mail with newsletters, market updates, and regular progress reports asking how your search is going.
We will contact you via the telephone number you listed on your initial log-in information. We will call you periodically to see if you have questions, need assistance, and to see of you would like to see any of the properties you have found in our database.
If you supply false information
If we find your e-mail address or telephone number to be incorrect, we may de-activate your account.
It is important to us to be able to follow up with you. If we cannot reach you, we cannot offer these tremendous resources to you.
If your account is de-activated, and you wish to re-activate it, feel free to give me a telephone call, and after we speak, I'll sign you back up!