At Offshore Real Estate (“Offshore Real Estate” or “we” or “us” or “our”), we appreciate your use of and contributions to our websites, our mobile and desktop applications, our other properties and/or our related services (collectively known as the “Services,” or, each individually, a “Service”). Offshore Real Estate respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information.
Not an Advertising-Supported Business Model
The Services and our extensive set of features are generally not funded through advertising dollars. As such, we will not share your information with anyone not involved in transactions between Offshore Real Estate and Customers.
We pledge to be transparent about the information we you share with us.
Collection of Information
When you use the Services, we collect a variety of information.
Information 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 our real estate or immigration consultants via the Services, or complete other forms, such as making an offer. 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. Neither will we share this information.
In addition, when you order products or services through the Services, Offshore Real Estate may collect your credit/debit card information. This information is secured using industry-standard encryption technology. Offshore Real Estate 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, Offshore Real Estate may collect your Social Security number (“SSN”). This information is secured using industry-standard encryption technology. Offshore Real Estate restricts access to SSNs to employees, vendors and subcontractors who require SSNs to support certain products and services. Offshore Real Estate 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 Google or Facebook. In addition to our use of the data to analyze visitor activity on the Services, Google or Facebook 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 Offshore Real Estate or to third parties through Offshore Real Estate 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.
Usage and Disclosure
In general, Offshore Real Estate uses the information collected from you to communicate with you and operate our Services. Offshore Real Estate also uses this information to respond to your requests and present you with advertising that we believe will be of interest or useful to you.
Your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting information that identifies you personally, where you have chosen to keep it private (“Personal Information”). We will only share Personal Information that you provide outside the public areas of the Services in the following circumstances:
Consent. When you consent or direct Offshore Real Estate to share the Personal Information. For example, if you choose to contact a real estate consultant, property owner or lender through the Services, your name and email address will appear to the recipient of the message.
Merger or sale. If and when Offshore Real Estate is involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of transfer or sale of some or all of its business, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding. Personal Information may be transferred along with the business.
Real Estate Information
Offshore Real Estate strives to provide open and transparent information about real estate markets. For example, we can make available past sales prices for properties, and allow any user to ask a question about a given home. Many times, this information is already publicly available. As long as discussion surrounds real estate and not individuals, we intend to keep this information freely available through the Services. Where a professional participates in the Offshore Real Estate blog or forum, we may also allow users to comment.
You may receive email from Offshore Real Estate for a variety of reasons – for example, if you took an action through the Services, you signed up for a regular report, or you posted your home for sale and a buyer sent you a message. We respect your desire to manage email correspondence. If you have an account with Offshore Real Estate, you can select your preferences through your account settings. Also, you can manage your receipt of some types of communication by following the instructions included in the email we send you. Please note that, even if you unsubscribe from certain email correspondences, we may still need to email you with important transactional or administrative information.
In addition, if you have provided your email address to us, we may use a scrambled, unreadable form (a hash) of your email address to deliver tailored advertisements to you on the Services or on other websites, including via Facebook’s Custom Audience Feature or other similar Facebook tools. We will not share your email address with Facebook. Click here to learn about how you can control the ads you see on Facebook.
You may opt-out of cookie tracking and analysis as described in the section below entitled ‘Opting Out of Collection of Information’. The Services do not otherwise respond to ‘do not track’ signals.
Opting Out of Collection of Information by Third Parties
Offshore Real Estate marketing service providers. If you do not want Offshore Real Estate and its marketing services providers to follow your usage of our Services via cookies and Web beacons, you can opt out of Cookies/Web beacons from: comScore, Google Analytics, Omniture and Yahoo! Opting out of these services does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the service from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your Web preferences and usage patterns. Please note that, if you opt out and later delete your cookies, use a different browser, or use a different computer or other electronic device, you will need to renew your opt-out choices.
Children Under the Age of 13
Offshore Real Estate will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any person under the age of 13. The Services are not designed to attract the attention of persons under the age of 13.
Storage, Security and Retention of Information
Personal Information will be processed and stored by Offshore Real Estate in databases hosted in the United States. Offshore Real Estate has taken reasonable steps to protect the information users share with us, including, but not limited to, setup of processes, equipment and software to avoid unauthorized access or disclosure of this information. No transmission of information via the Internet can be entirely secure, however, so please always use caution when submitting Personal Information.
Contacting Offshore Real Estate
You can access, update, and delete Personal Information you provide to Offshore Real Estate in your account profile by logging into your account or emailing us at email@example.com. While we are ready to assist you in managing the Personal Information you provide to us, we cannot always delete records due to financial reporting, compliance, or other reasons.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the privacy practices of Offshore Real Estate, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Permissible Use. Unless you are a real estate or lending professional acting in your professional capacity, you agree to use the Services for your personal use, and your commercial use is limited to transactions done on your own behalf. The commercial use of real estate and lending professionals is limited to providing information to consumers via the Services or, where authorized, taking actions on behalf of a consumer client (e.g., post a home for sale). Without limitation, lending professionals and institutions are prohibited from using information provided by Offshore Real Estate through the Services in making any loan-related decisions. The Services may be used for transactions in residential real estate as well as commercial real estate and raw land, including rentals and vacation homes. Subject to the restrictions set forth in the following paragraphs, you may copy information from the Services only as necessary for your personal use to view, save, print, fax and/or e-mail such information. You agree otherwise not to reproduce, modify, distribute, display or otherwise provide access to, create derivative works from, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any portion of the Services.
You agree not to remove or modify any copyright or other intellectual property notices that appear in the Services. You will not use the Services for resale, service bureau, time-sharing or other similar purposes. Further:
Automated Queries. Automated queries (including screen and database scraping, spiders, robots, crawlers and any other automated activity with the purpose of obtaining information from the Services) are strictly prohibited on the Services, unless you have received express written permission from Offshore Real Estate. As a limited exception, publicly available search engines and similar Internet navigation tools (“Search Engines”) may query the Services and provide an index with links to the Services’ Web pages, only to the extent such unlicensed “fair use” is allowed by applicable copyright law. Search Engines are not permitted to query or search information protected by a security verification system (“captcha”) which limits access to human users.
Notice of Use
CONTRACTOR (MANUFACTURER/ SUPPLIER)
CONTRACTOR (MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER) ADDRESS:
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 900
Chicago, Illinois 60654
If the contracting officer, federal government agency, or any federal official refuses to use the legend provided herein, the contracting officer, federal government agency, or any federal official must notify NAVTEQ prior to seeking additional or alternative rights in the NAVTEQ data.
If you, as a consumer, choose to contact a a Property Seller or immigration attorney in connection with our services, you authorize Offshore Real Estate to provide your name and contact information and other identifying information you provide to them. You acknowledge that, by submitting your contact request or other request form on the Services or by electing to request pre-approval, you may receive calls from or on behalf of the Parties you requested to contact at the telephone number(s) you provide.
For each Submission, you agree to provide accurate and complete information and represent that you have all rights necessary to grant Offshore Real Estate the rights in this paragraph, that Offshore Real Estate’s use of the Submission will not infringe any third party rights and that the Submission complies with Section 2(a) above. You are solely responsible for all Submissions made through your user account(s) on the Services or that you otherwise make available through the Services.