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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Country Home Real Estate Inc. we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for accounting purposes of our business and government 1099 reporting.
  • In our blogging products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data please contact us at Stewartstown@countryhomeinc.com

Country Home Real Estate Inc. operates several websites including www.Countryhomeinc.com  It is Country Home Real Estate’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Country Home Real Estate Inc. collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Country Home Real Estate Inc.’s (CHRE) purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how CHRE’s visitors use its website. From time to time, CHRE may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

CHRE also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on CHRE blogs. CHRE only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to CHRE’s websites choose to interact with CHRE in ways that require CHRE to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that CHRE gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up or request information to provide a username, phone number and email address. Those who engage in transactions with CHRE – by signing on as a Real Estate Client for use of our services for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions and comply with government 1099 reporting. In each case, CHRE collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the client’s interaction with CHRE. CHRE does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain client or website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

CHRE may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, CHRE may monitor the most popular blogs on the countryhomeinc.com site or use spam screened service to help identify spam. CHRE may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, CHRE does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

CHRE discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees that need to know that information in order to process transactions on CHRE’s or the Client’s behalf or to provide services available to the client or as required by law.  CHRE will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, CHRE discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request. If you are a registered user of a CHRE website and have supplied your email address or phone number, CHRE may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with CHRE and our services. Buy supplying CHRE with an email address or phone number the visitor is agreeing to allow CHRE to contact the visitor. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. CHRE takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. CHRE uses cookies to help CHRE identify and track visitors, their usage of CHRE’s website, and their website access preferences. CHRE visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using CHRE websites, with the drawback that certain features of CHRE’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Country Home Real Estate Inc., or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that CHRE goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of CHRE may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by CHRE and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

 

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, CHRE may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in CHRE’s sole discretion. CHRE encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your acceptance of a business relationship agreement or continued use of CHRE’s site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change log:

February 7, 2011: Clarified subpoena language and added Business Transfers paragraph


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