Richardson Properties Website Privacy Statement
We respect the privacy of each user of the Site (referred to as “you”, or “a user”), whether you are just beginning your real estate search or have already become a Broker customer. This Privacy Statement gives you specific information about how we protect your privacy, how we treat information we collect on the Site that identifies an individual user, and how we use aggregated information.
You may opt in or opt out of our sharing of your Personal Information with third parties for their marketing purposes by following the directions in the “Marketing Preferences” section below.
Purpose: Broker takes your privacy very seriously. In order to make your visits to our Website and use of the services available through our Website as beneficial as possible, we may ask you for Personal Information and we may collect certain information about you and your interaction with this Website from you and your computer each time you visit our Website.
“Personal Information” includes, for example, your name; title; home and/or business address; e-mail address; home and/or business telephone, mobile and/or fax number; demographic information; your location; and/or other information that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you as an individual.
Marketing Preferences: You have the right to “opt in” and to “opt out” of certain uses of your Personal Information and may change your preferences regarding such uses at any time. For example, at the time you are requested to provide Personal Information on this Website, you may have the opportunity to elect whether or not to: (1) receive commercial correspondence from us (either on our behalf or on behalf of a third party), or (2) have your Personal Information shared with other entities (outside of Broker) for their marketing purposes. You may also opt-out of Broker’s promotional e-mails by clicking on the opt-out link within the e-mail you receive, or of Broker’s postal mailings by following the directions in such mailings. Please be aware that it may take up to 10 business day(s)for Broker to update your preferences. During that time, you may continue to receive messages from us. Alternatively you can always contact Marketing at 805.781.6040 or marketing(at)richardsonproperties(dotted)com.
Please understand that if you opt-out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us (including, for example and without limitation, alerts, favorites and market condition reports, in connection with your use of Broker (as defined above). You may control how you receive such non-promotional correspondence from us by updating your account preferences. Also, a request to have us stop sharing your Personal Information with other entities for marketing purposes will only apply as of the date on which we receive your request, and we will not be responsible for any communications that you may receive from affiliates that received your Personal Information prior to such request. In these cases, please contact those affiliates directly.
What Information Is Collected On This Website?
A. User-Provided Information: We collect Personal Information from users of our Website, for example, through such users’ activities, transactions and completion of online forms on our Website. Such information is collected, for example, when users register or subscribe for accounts or features on our Website (for example, when you register to look at certain properties, or make a wish list), complete surveys, attend webinars, submit a comment or question to us using a “contact us” or similar feature on our Website, send us an e-mail, or in any other way submit Personal Information to us via our Website.
You may be able to send information about our services to your friends and family members through our Website by clicking on a “Share” or similar button on our Website or in an e-mail that we have sent you. In some of these cases (unless you simply forward our e-mail on your own), you may provide the e-mail address of your friend or family member to us.
B. Cookies: If you have permitted your computer to accept “cookies,” we may use “cookies” to keep, and sometimes track, information about you. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser or related software and apps, from a Web server and stored on your mobile device, or computer’s hard drive. Cookies track where you travel on our Website and what you look at, transact and favorite. They may store the information in your account, and/or your username and/or password, and we may use them to deliver specific messages to you, for example, to announce a new property that was added since the last time you visited the Website. A cookie may enable us to relate your use of our Website to other information about you, including your Personal Information. All of these purposes serve to improve and personalize your experience on our Website.
Most Web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. However, refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using, or negatively impact the display or function of, the Website or certain areas or features of the Website.
C. Access Device and Browser Information: Even if you do not register with us, when you access the Broker Website from a mobile phone or other mobile devices, we may collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and Internet Protocol (IP) address, as well as the pages you visit. On a mobile device, we may utilize client/device-generated identifiers, statistical IDs, and your unique login.
In order for us to maintain the accuracy of your personal information and improve our communication with you, we may also combine the information we collect with other public geo-demographic information.
Our Privacy Commitment
- We don’t sell your Personal Information to anyone for any purpose. Period.
- We keep your Personal Information in our business records while you are a customer, or until it is no longer needed for business, tax or legal purposes.
- We will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the security and integrity of all personal information provided via our website, or by any other means electronic or otherwise. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal details from unauthorized physical and electronic access.
As effective as modern security practices are, we cannot guarantee the complete security of personal data held in our systems, nor that that information you supply through the internet or any computer network is entirely safe from unauthorized intrusion, access or manipulation during transmission. Any transmission is at your own risk. We will not be liable for any resulting misuse of your personal data.
California Privacy Rights (must include): Under California law, California residents have the right to request in writing from businesses with whom they have an established business relationship (1) a list of categories of personal information, such as name, address, e-mail address, and the type of services provided to the customer, that a business has disclosed to third parties [including affiliates that are separate legal entities] during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes and (2) the names and addresses of all such third parties.
To request the above information please contact us by writing to the address below, or to: marketing(at)richardsonproperties(dotted)com
We will respond to such requests within 30 days of receipt. Please note that we are only required to respond to each customer once per calendar year.
Agreement to policy: By using our Website or interacting with an advertisement or page or account on a third party site, you consent to this Policy, including your consent to our use and disclosure of information about you in the manner described in this Policy.
If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices or wish to verify or change the information in our files, you may contact us at marketing(at)richardsonproperties(dotted)com
You may also send mail to us with any comments, questions or concerns at:
Disclaimer (Terms & Conditions)
Some property listings that appear for sale on this website may not be available because they are under contract, have sold or are no longer being offered for sale. Richardson Properties Inc. cannot guarantee the accuracy of our broker-supplied real estate listing content. All property listing content is provided by the brokerage representing the listing.
By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the Website.
All information on the Website is provide to Users on an “as is”, “as available”, and “believed accurate” basis without warranty of any kind either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or availability. All information is subject to errors, or change or withdrawal without notice.
The ability to provide real estate related services or products, such as home mortgages and insurance, varies from state to state. Nothing contained herein should be construed as an offer of such services or products in any state where such an offer would be unlawful.
The Partnership does not warrant or make representations regarding the results that may be obtained by using the Website or as to the reliability, accuracy or currency of any information, content or service acquired by use of the Website. Listings may be withdrawn from the market at any time and are subject to errors, omissions, and prior sale or rental without notice.
The Partnership does not warrant that the Website, its servers, or e-mail transmitted by the Partnership are free of viruses or other harmful components. Content may be updated, changed, modified, or withdrawn at any time. Use of the Website and the Content is at your sole risk. Neither Broker, the Content providers, or any person involved in the creation, production, distribution of this Website warrant that the functions contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes the Content available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Partnership, its licensees, directors, officers, employees, agents, vendors, and suppliers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Website or the Listings, even if the Partnership has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Partnership, its licensees, officers, directors, employees, affiliates, and agents, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
LINKED INTERNET SITES
As a customer service, the Partnership offers links to other sites. The Partnership does not assume any responsibility for those sites or their privacy policies and provides those links solely for convenience of the Partnership’s visitors. If you link to any other sites, you must do so at your own risk and may rely only on their terms and conditions and privacy policies. The inclusion of any link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by the Partnership of the linked site.