Your privacy is very important to us
PropertyMaps, Inc considers respecting your privacy an important principle of how we do business. We’d like you to know how we collect and use information about you and what we do to safeguard that information. If you have any questions or concerns after reading this policy, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
Why we collect information about you
PropertyMaps collects personally identifiable information from you in order to respond to your requests for our services. Depending on the services you request this information may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, ZIP code, email address, telephone numbers, a login name, password, whether you plan on buying, selling or both buying and selling property, information about the properties in which you are interested and your home search criteria. If you are seeking to buy or sell a property with another person or send a link to their email address, we may collect much of the same information about them as well.
The reasons for collecting information about you are:
- To help us provide the best, most efficient service to you.
- To send you information about other properties or services that may interest you.
What sort of information we collect
We collect and store the following information:
- Your name and address.
- Your phone number and email address.
- The address and other details of your property interest.
When you visit PropertyMaps, our computer system will automatically log some basic information about you and your computer, including, but not limited to, your IP address, operating system and browser software. We use this to gather broad demographic information to help us decide how better to implement our web site.
If you send us personal information
When you send us personal information (e.g., in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment) or by filling out a form that e-mails us this information, we only use this information to respond to your request.
How we protect the information
- We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
- Account holders are required to provide Login Name and Password. Your password should never be shared with anyone.
- We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
- All data on our system is stored in password protected databases and behind corporate firewalls.
- Email is a popular communication tool but unfortunately no mail transmission over the Internet is guaranteed secure. ProperyMaps cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us from our website, and you do so at your own risk.
- PropertyMaps will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited telephone call or email.
With whom personally identifiable information is shared
We recognize that the information we collect from you may identify you as a specific individual. Your account information and personal data is maintained by PropertyMaps in order to fulfill our legal and regulatory requirements and to provide you with the information and services you have requested. As a general rule, PropertyMaps will not disclose your personal information to any third party except with your permission or under special circumstances, as discussed below.
PropertyMaps will disclose to interested parties information pertaining to the sale of a house listed in our database. This information will be posted on our web site and in the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for the purpose of marketing the home.
By requesting information or services from PropertyMaps, you give PropertyMaps permission to transfer your information, as necessary, to the appropriate parties, such as the title insurer, lender, appraiser, escrow or settlement provider or inspector you select, so that they can fulfill your request and provide you with the services you require. Your information may also be transmitted to other parties in a transaction or their agent. Our Agents are affiliated with PropertyMaps, but not directly employed by us. All personally identifiable information you provide to PropertyMaps will be made available to your Agent and PropertyMaps employees with a need for the information. Generally, your Agent will coordinate the disclosure of your information to third parties. For example, your Agent may disclose your name and the address of the property you want to purchase to a building inspector when you request our assistance in arranging an inspection of the property. The various lending institutions, title companies and other service providers involved in your real estate transaction may each have their own privacy policies governing how they handle your personally identifiable information. However, PropertyMaps accepts no responsibility or liability for third party privacy policies or the actions of any third party with respect to your personally identifiable information.
PropertyMaps does conduct research on our users' demographics, interests and behavior based on the information provided by the user and from our server log files. This research is compiled and analyzed on both on aggregated and individual bases. PropertyMaps may share aggregated data with our business affiliates or, if required by law, any government agency. However, we will not sell or lease personally identifying information to any third party.
If you came to our website through a link on another website ("Third-Party Website"), PropertyMaps maybe required, as part of our agreement with that Third-Party Website, to provide them with either aggregated data or some personally identifying information.
How to opt-out or delete your account
On occasion, we may use your email address to send you communications with information that we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive such communications from PropertyMaps, simply contact us at email@example.com or click on the "opt-out" link contained in the email.
Your PropertyMaps account can be deleted or de-activated at any time by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. However, you will not be able to access any of the products and services offered by PropertyMaps if you choose to delete your account. Please note that we may be required by law to retain certain personally identifiable or demographic information about you even if you choose to delete your account.
How to change or update your information
You may edit your preferences and the information you have provided at any time by sending email to email@example.com or mail to PropertyMaps, Inc., 64 Sarasota Center Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240. You may also visit www.PropertyMaps.com. You will need your User Name and Password to access your account information online. Once logged in, click on “Update my info” in the upper right corner. If you have lost your password, you may request a new one by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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