Northwood Realty Services Website Privacy Policy

Communication and Privacy Policy

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services provides this website, electronic information and electronic communications (such as electronic mail) for education and information purposes only. While we strive to provide accurate information at all times, we cannot guarantee that all information presented on this website and in electronic communications is completely accurate. Please contact the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services for the latest service information or to correct any inaccuracies.

The use of this website and our electronic communications services is governed by the policies below.

Copyright

All text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio, data and software, together with all other content the property of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services, unless otherwise attributed. The content is protected by the copyright laws of the United States.

Unless specifically stated on the website or in an electronic mail link, you may not copy, download or reproduce, even for free, any element of this website or our electronic communications, unless you secure our written permission, in advance.

Trademarks

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services, together with associated logos and graphic treatments are trademarks of Berkshire Hathaway and/or PPR Realty, LLC. You may not use these trademarks, even for free distribution, without first securing our written permission, in advance.

License for Use of the Website

You are permitted to make personal use of this website only. You may not download (other than as specifically permitted by its operation) this website in whole or in party or modify it in any way. You may not employ any data mining, robots, or other data extraction methods on this website or our electronic communications. You may not frame or incorporate this website content on or within any other website, or link to it in any electronic communication without prior written permission. You may save this web address as a bookmark for personal use. You may not use any metatags or register this web address or Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services as a search keyword without our prior written consent.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES Northwood Realty Services MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS WEBSITE IS NOT AND WILL NOT BE ERROR FREE OR AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ANY ELECTRONIC MAIL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

Users of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services website are not required to submit personal information. However, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services does collect certain anonymous website usage data including but not limited to Internet Protocol address, and browser software and version. This information is used strictly for the purposes of monitoring and evaluating the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services website and services.

Customers who have retained Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services and other users of the website Users may provide personal information at their discretion including but not limited to, name, address, email address, and/ or Social Security Number. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services does not solicit, reveal nor disclose to any Third Party source information collected from the use of the website, unless without prior written consent from the user. If you have any concerns or questions with regard to the Privacy Policy, send email to: webmaster@thepreferredrealty.com.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services reserves the right in their sole discretion to refuse, remove or deny services to any user or content that is otherwise considered objectionable. Infringement upon, but not limited to the following items will be just cause for immediate termination of access to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services website.

  • Posting, uploading or transmitting information and content that is considered to be unlawful, misleading, defamatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, racially and/or ethnically degrading is not permitted and considered objectionable.
  • Posting, uploading, or transmitting any material that is in violation of copyright, patent, trademarks, or trade secrets is not permitted and considered objectionable.
  • Posting, uploading, or transmitting any materials such as software, viruses, computer code, or programs that are designed to be malicious and intended to destroy, interrupt, or hinder the functionality of computer software or computer hardware is not permitted and considered objectionable.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services participates and reserves the right to report and disclose any and all appropriate information to comply with all applicable local, state, and/ or federal regulations and laws. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services reserves the right to notify appropriate local, state, and/ or federal authorities in regard to any direct, or assumed violation of local, state, and/ or federal regulations and laws in regards to the use of this website.

Users of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services website are not required to submit personal information. However, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services does collect certain anonymous data, including but not limited to Internet Protocol address, and browser software and version. This information is used strictly for the purposes of monitoring and evaluating the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services website and services. Users may provide personal information at their discretion that is including but not limited to, name, address, email address, and/ or Social Security Number. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services does not solicit, reveal nor disclose to any Third Party source information collected from the use of the website, unless without prior written consent from the user. If you have any concerns or questions with regard to the Privacy Policy, send email to: webmaster@thepreferredrealty.com.

The Information We Collect

ThePreferredRealty.com only collects personal information from a user when it is voluntarily provided to us by: (1) registering on the website; (2) contacting a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services employee (including our real estate agents, customer service representatives and other employees), which includes but is not not limited to email, postal mail, telephone or through any of the contact forms found on our website; and (3) signing up to receive information from our real estate agents and/or partners. We may collect personal information, including, but not limited to, your name, physical address, e-mail address, telephone number, cellular phone number, and other demographic information. Please note that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services does not solicit, reveal or disclose this information to any Third Party user.

Non-Personal Information

As part of the customary operation of our Website and Internet servers, we may collect non-personal information a user that includes, but is not limited to, an IP address, and the web page from which a user accessed Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services's website.

We may also collect information about a user's browsing behavior, such as the date and time our Website was visited, the areas or pages of our Website that were visited, the amount of time a user spent viewing our Website, the number of times a user returned to our Website, and, potentially, other click-stream data.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies may be used to collect the non-personal information as described above. A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on the hard drive of a computer when a user accesses our Website. The user and the entity that places a specific cookie on your computer are the only ones who may access that cookie.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services may also use cookies and/or single-pixel GIF image files (often referred to as "Web beacons") to: (1) track and report a user signup; (2) conduct research to improve our content and services; (3) access an user's account when a user logins to the website and provide the user with customized content, if applicable; and (4) require a user to re-enter his/her password intermittently to help prevent others from accessing another user's account information.

A user is permitted to decline cookies; however, by doing so, you may not have access to certain features or offerings on our website. A user can configure his/her browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, erase cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

Access to Information You Provide to Us

A user may access any personal information that has been provided to us, correct or modify that personal information, or request that no further use of your personal information is taken. To do so, please send an email with your request to: webmaster@thepreferredrealty.com.

Use of Information

We may use the information we collect from a user for the following purposes which include but are not limited to the following: (1) to fulfill a user's requests for services; (2) to provide a user with targeted offers based on his/her specific requests or a stated preference to receive specified categories of offers; (3) to send an user information and promotional materials and offers, (4) to deliver targeted and retargeted display advertisements and offers (by matching criteria provided by our advertisers with information collected from our visitors); (5) to enable our employees to communicate with individuals; (6) to help answer questions and problems with our Website or other provided services; (7) to manage our Website; (8) to conduct internal reviews of our Website (9) to help us better understand visitors' use of our Website; and (10) to protect the security and integrity of our Website. We may use your contact information to send you information about our company. We may also use your personal, demographic and profile data to improve our site, for statistical analysis, for marketing and promotional purposes, send SMS alerts or notification, and for editorial or feedback purposes for our advertisers. Information collected by us may be added to our databases and used for future telemarketing, SMS text-messaging, e-mails or postal mailings regarding site updates, new products and services, upcoming events and/or marketing material we feel you would be interested in. A user is permitted to opt-out of one or more mediums at any time. Non-personal information may be used for these purposes as well to monitor our Website, provide a greater online experience for our visitors, identify the source of orders and obtain accurate aggregate demographic usage patterns.

Remarketing Advertising

As part of a remarketing advertising campaign, third-party vendors (including Google) use cookies to serve a user with ads on various sites across the Internet based on the user's past visits to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services's website. The information gathered by these cookies may be used to (1) fulfill a user's requests for information or services; (2) conduct research to improve our content and services; (3) access an user's account when a user logins to the website and provide the user with customized content, if applicable.

A user is permitted to decline cookies; however, by doing so, you may not have access to certain features or offerings on our website. A user can configure his/her browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, erase cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.

A user can opt-out of Google's use of cookies at any time by visiting the Ads Preferences Manager at https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb.

RETAINING INFORMATION

Your information will be stored in our data systems for only so long as is necessary to fulfil your requests and our needs for data as described above. At any time, you may request a copy of the information we are storing which relates to you.

You may receive a notice when information about you may be shared with third parties, and you will be provided with the opportunity to choose not to share the information.

These policies and procedures may be changed over time, as well as the uses made of your information. Your information is subject to the policies are in effect at the time your information is used, not when you provide that information. You should check our website and these policies frequently to view any changes.

Children

thePreferredRealty.com does not direct our website to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of eighteen.

Changes

If this Privacy Policy is updated or edited, we will publish those changes here and revise the effective date accordingly. Any such revisions will be effective on the date of posting to the website, and will apply to all information collected by thePreferredRealty.com both prior to and following the effective date. Your use of the website following any such revisions will be deemed your acceptance of such revisions. You should periodically visit this page to review the current policies with regard to information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our stated policies, please contact us via email by sending a message to: webmaster@thepreferredrealty.com.

Your California Privacy Rights

Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits clients of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services who are California residents to request certain information regarding thePreferredRealty.com disclosure of personal information to third parties for such third parties' direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to: webmaster@thepreferredrealty.com.

Indemnification

UPON ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE USER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES Northwood Realty Services AND ITS SUPPLIERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND EMPLOYEES HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES, MADE BY ANY THIRD PARTY DUE TO OR ARISING OUT OF ANY INFORMATION, INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES Northwood Realty Services SOLICITED INFORMATION, AFFILIATE SOLICITED INFORMATION, PUBLICLY POSTED INFORMATION, SUBMITTED, POSTED, OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY THE USER TO BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES Northwood Realty Services WEBSITES AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES.

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