Last Updated: February 10, 2020
Information We Collect
The categories of Personal Information we collect depend on whether you are a customer, real estate professional or other service provider, employee, or job applicant, and the requirements of applicable law.
Our uses of these technologies fall into the following general categories:
How We Use Information
We may use the information collected from you, including your Personal Information, through the Site and Service to provide the Site and Service and related functionality and services for which we have been engaged. Such information may be used to perform a variety of purposes, including to:
How We Disclose Your Information to Third Parties
Third Party Services and Applications
Through the Site or Services, you may access certain integrated third-party services and applications, such as social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, and third-party services such as Docusign, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, multiple listing services, and environmental service companies. When you do so, you may be able to import information from those other services and applications and share content with those services. For example, the Site and Services are integrated with Google Drive and will allow you to access and share documents and files directly from your Google Drive account with the Site and Services. Some of those third-party services may also provide us with information from your accounts, which may enable us to enhance and personalize your use of the Site and Services. The information shared with such third-party services and applications will be subject to their privacy policies and your privacy settings and other users, who may change the privacy settings and/or share or publicly post your Personal Information, documents and files. These third parties may collect Personal Information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use the Site or Services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other third-party services or applications.
We may provide Personal Information to business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services. In such cases, our business partner’s name will appear along with ours.
We may share Personal Information with our affiliated companies
Disclosure of Information Obtained by the Site and/or Services
We may disclose information you provide to us and information automatically collected from you when you use the Site and the Services: (a) as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; (b) when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, or investigate fraud; (c) with our third-party services providers and contractors who work on our behalf, for the purpose of providing our Services, and for no other purpose; and (d) with your consent and at your direction.
We may work with analytics companies such as Google Analytics and other service providers to help us understand how the Site and Services are being used, such as visitor behavior, demographics and the frequency and duration of usage. Our third-party service providers and contractors use some of the information collected by the Site and Services to assist us in providing the Site and Services. You can opt out of Google’s collection and processing of data generated by your use of the Services by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/policies/ privacy/partners/. Please contact us below if you have any questions.
Information You Make Available to Others
By using the Site or Services, including creation of a profile on the Site or submission of information in response to public queries, you may make your Personal Information available to others, such as your name, your username, and your picture. This information may be accessed by users who use the Site or Services and may be accessed by commercial search engines, including, but not limited to, Google, Yahoo!, and Bing to the extent that such engines are permitted to access the Site or Services.
Disclosure in the Event of Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, purchase or sale of assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be shared, sold, or transferred in connection with or during negotiations of such a transaction, as permitted by law and/or contract.
Managing Your Information Preferences and Your Privacy Rights
You can always review, correct, or update your Personal Information by changing the relevant settings in your Disclosures.IO account. You can opt out of receiving certain emails, except for transactional emails generated and transmitted in the course of your use of the Site and Services, by changing the notification settings on the Site or in our applications, clicking the unsubscribe link provided in an email, or by emailing us at [email protected].
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area and Switzerland, you have certain rights and protections regarding the processing of your Personal Information.
Legal Basis for Processing
If you are a European resident, we process your Personal Information when:
Data Subject Requests
In accordance with applicable law, if you are a European resident you may have the right to:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please log into your account or contact us as set forth below. We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy, we will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.
If you are a resident of California, California law requires us to disclose the following information with respect to our collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.
Notice of Collection
Although the information we collect is described in greater detail in the “Information We Collect” section above, the categories of Personal Information that we have collected – as described by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – including in the past 12 months are:
Business or Commercial Purpose for Collecting and Using Data:
We collect each category of Personal Information listed above for the business or commercial purposes described in the “How We Use Information” section above.
Categories of Sources of Personal Data:
We collect each category of Personal Information listed above directly from you, from other Disclosures.IO users, from third-party authentication providers such as Docusign or Google, from multiple listing services, and from third-party service providers.
Categories of Personal Data Disclosed:
In the preceding 12 months, we have disclosed each category of Personal Information listed above in the circumstances described in the “How We Disclose Your Information to Third Parties” section above.
Categories of Third Parties With Whom We Share Personal Data:
We may share each category of Personal Information listed above with the third parties described in the “How We Disclose Your Information to Third Parties” section above.
Right to Know:
California residents may request disclosure of the specific pieces and/or categories of personal data that we have collected about them, the categories of sources for that Personal Information, the business or commercial purposes for collecting the information, the categories of Personal Information that we have disclosed, and the categories of third parties with which the information was shared.
Right to Opt-Out:
Disclosures.IO does not sell Personal Information to third parties for monetary value. However, the term “sale” is defined broadly in the CCPA. To the extent that “sale” under the CCPA is interpreted to include interest-based advertising or other data uses described in the “How We Use Information” section above, California residents are entitled to opt-out of the “sale” of data at any time.
You may request that we delete the Personal Information we have collected about you (subject to certain exceptions). Please be aware that we may keep certain information as required or permitted by applicable law. To exercise this right, please contact us at [email protected] or using our contact information below.
You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. To do so, you must provide a valid power of attorney, the requester’s valid government-issued identification, and the authorized agent’s valid government-issued identification. To verify the request, we may contact you directly.
Right to Non-Discrimination:
Limiting use of, or deleting, your Personal Information may affect features and uses that rely on that information. However, we will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights, including denying you goods or services, providing you with a different level or quality of services, or charging you different prices or rates for services.
Shine The Light:
California Civil Code §1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected]
Be Careful When You Share Information with Others
Please be aware that whenever you share information on a publicly available web page or any other public forum on the Site or Services, others may access that information. In addition, please remember that when you share information in any other communications with third parties, that information may be passed along or made public by others. This means that anyone with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications.
We maintain technical and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Information transmitted to us. However, there is always some risk in transmitting information over the Internet and storing information electronically. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the Site or Services, we cannot and do not guarantee absolute security.
Links and Third-Party Sites
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a child under the age of 18, please contact us at [email protected]
Processing in the United States
Please be aware that your Personal Information and communications may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located outside your state, province, or country. If you are located outside of the United States, please be advised that we process and store all information in the United States. The laws in the United States may not be as protective of your privacy as those in your location. By using our Site or Services, you agree that the applicable laws in the United States will govern the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of your Personal Information and communications.
If you are located in the European Economic Area or the UK, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe our processing of your Personal Information violates applicable law. However, we invite you to contact us with any concern, as we would be happy to try to resolve it directly.
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