Last updated September 15, 2006
What do we mean by privacy?
Your Information: OHB, Inc. draws a distinction between information that is provided when registering on the site and information that is provided when advertising your property or listing for sale on our Web site.
Personal Information: Personal information is defined as information entered when registering on our Web site. OHB, Inc. does not sell or distribute any of your individual personal information to other companies or vendors. We will not release any of your personal information to other users without your permission. We may use or provide partners with aggregate information from the information provided by all users.
We will never disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent, except in limited circumstances to our affiliates or business partners with whom we have established agreements that also protect your privacy.
Listing Information: Listing information is defined as information that is provided when a user signs up to list his/her Open House property on our Web site. In order to provide the maximum exposure for properties listed on our site, OHB, Inc. has formed partnerships with many other listing services on major Internet portals and other sites. These partners are provided with your listing information so that your property can be viewed with some detail on our partners' sites. When your listing information is received by OHB, Inc., your listing contact information is automatically transferred to our partners' sites on a daily basis. If you request address specific products or services we will transfer your listing contact information as required by vendors, unless you specify otherwise. All customers are provided with the option of withholding the posting of any listing contact information.
Credit Card Information: OHB, Inc. accepts credit card information to provide our customers with the convenience of purchasing our products and services online. Credit card information is defined as any information that appears on a page where a credit card number can be submitted. All credit card information is protected by SSL encryption technology. Once submitted, your credit card information is stored behind our firewall to ensure that it remains safe and secure. Your credit card information will not be distributed unless OHB, Inc. has your permission or unless OHB, Inc. in good faith believes that the law requires it.
Here's how we collect and use information from you in our efforts to provide the highest quality user experience:
IP Address: Your IP or "Internet Protocol" address and other site usage data is used to gather broad demographic information. This data helps us serve you by allowing us to understand how visitors use our web sites. OHB, Inc. uses your computer's IP address to administer our Web site and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. Individual user information is not released.
Ads : We sometimes use outside companies to display advertising on our web sites. These ads may place cookies on your computer, which are referenced by our ad companies. We do not have access to this information. We use customer contact information from registration forms to send you information related to our products and services if you consent to receiving such mailings. Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary for administrative purposes related to your account. We use your email as a unique identifier in our record system, to verify communications from you, and to send you newsletters and promotional offerings that you ask to receive or to tell you about changes to the findanopenhouse.com website.
Demographic information and site usage data is also collected on our sites. We use this data to tailor your experience, allowing us to provide content related to your preferences and information on products or services we think you may be interested in.
Changing and Editing Your Information:
You, as a user, can change or edit your personal information and listing information at any time. This procedure is accomplished by choosing to edit your account information once logged in on our Web site. If you have any difficulties with, or questions about the modification of personal information or listing information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email Services : If you take advantage of any email notification features on our sites, you will receive email updates as described in the service. The findanopenhouse.com website provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from our partners and us. Users can remove their personal information from the database of a particular site by sending a request by email to email@example.com and typing "unsubscribe" in the subject line along with any pertinent information in the body.
Personal Tools : Certain products on our sites allow you to store your personal information for future use. We do not share this information with third parties.
Order Forms : Our sites use forms for you to request information, products and services. We collect financial information to bill you for the products and services you indicate. (See "Your Security" below for more on how we safeguard your financial information and social security information.) We collect contact information, unique identifiers and demographic information for the purposes described in "Registration" above. See "Disclosure" or “Ads” for more information on when we provide your information to affiliates or third party business partners.
Contests and Surveys : Online, we may also survey visitors for contact information, unique identifiers and demographic information. You are never required to answer these questions. The information you submit may be used for analyzing overall site demographics, user preferences and tastes, and similar "getting to know our customers" purposes. We may disclose this data to third parties in an aggregated form (such as summary reports for our advertisers) but never with user data or identification assigned to the information provided.
When you enter a contest, we will require that you submit a limited amount of personally identifiable data such as contact information. We may also ask you questions related to your preferences and age or background. We will designate which questions are required to be answered in order to enter the contest. The information you submit may be used to analyze site demographics and user preferences, and for similar "getting to know our customer" purposes. We may share this data with third parties in aggregate form only (as in summary reports to advertisers), and never in the form of personally identifiable information.
Your Security : OHB, Inc., and its affiliates have taken the following important measures to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. First, we store no financial information or social security information on our sites. When we do transmit your data, we use only Secure Servers using current encryption technology to encode your data safely.
The personal data we do store on our system is protected by firewall and password. Our network firewall is a combination of hardware and software designed to keep unauthorized users from accessing our network. The password you select, along with your unique email address, prevents others from accessing your information. We suggest that you do not disclose your password to anyone.
Outside Links : While on findanopenhouse.com, you may be led to other web sites. Be aware that other sites may collect data and personal information and operate according to their own privacy practices. Please remember that, once outside of our website, any information you submit is outside of our control.
Disclosure : To provide you the best products and services, we team with business partners. When you indicate that you want to receive a product or service, or contact a person or organization, we share the data needed for you to receive what you have indicated. Occasionally, we hire consultants that may need access to our member database to perform their services for us. We take great care to require that these business partners agree by contract not to use any member information that they may receive access to.
OHB, Inc. may contract with outside companies to administer our mailing lists or provide retail services. Your personal information may be shared with an outside company for the sole purpose of administering the products, services and programs you have selected.
Choice/Opt-out : The findanopenhouse.com website provides you the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from our partners and us. To remove your personal information from one of our web sites, email a request to the site at the address listed in "Contacting Us." To remove your name from an email service, simply reply to the email and type "Unsubscribe" in the subject line.
Correct or Update : You can change or update your personal information for a particular ad, by going to the "Modify your ad" or "cancel your ad" section of the site and following instructions to update your information.
OHB, Inc., and its affiliates may disclose your personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the requirements of the law or comply with governmental orders, court orders, or legal process served on OHB, Inc., or its affiliates; (2) protect and defend the property or rights of OHB, Inc., and its affiliates or the users of findanopenhouse.com.
Children’s Privacy: Our Sites are general audience Web sites. If you are under the age of 13 you should not register or provide information on our Sites. We do not collect Personal Information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13. If you have knowledge that a child under the age of 13 has submitted Personal Information to us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: Information presented here is being provided to you on an "as-is" basis. OHB, Inc. and its affiliates do not make any representations, warranties or guarantees, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, correctness, or completeness of such information, including, without limitation, pricing, descriptions, designs, data and other features. It is your sole responsibility to independently evaluate the accuracy, correctness and completeness of the information presented here. All information, including pricing, is subject to change without notice.
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