Updated: January 1, 2020
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for (https://elementsre.com). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise.
It will notify you of the following:
- What information we collect
- With whom it is shared
- How it can be corrected
- How to request deletion of your information
- How it is secured
- How policy changes will be communicated
- How to address concerns of misuse of personal data
WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT
Personal information collected on https://elementsre.com may include:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your phone number
- Any additional comments you wish to submit
This information is collected through our contact forms, which are filled out by the user. If you have not filled out a contact form on our website with your information, we do not have any of the above information about you.
We collect this information for the sole purpose of contacting our users when they have submitted a request for us to do so.
Technical information, such as cookies, are collected for the purpose of tracking
When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string for the purpose of spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you fill out a contact form on our website, your information is transmitted directly to Elements Real Estate. Your information will be used by Elements to contact you regarding your inquiry. Any contact or other information submitted through a contact form on our website will never be shared with any third parties outside of Elements Real Estate, and we will not contact you outside of your inquiry without your express advance permission.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks.
If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Elements Real Estate collects analytics information about its visitors. We collect certain demographic information (i.e., what city our visitors are browsing from, or what search terms were used to locate our website). None of the analytics information we collect is personally identifiable, and the information collected is used for the purpose of helping us determine what types of content to feature on our website that will offer the most value to our visitors.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
YOUR ACCESS TO AND CONTROL OVER INFORMATION
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time.
You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number provided on our website:
- See what data we have about you (if any)
- Learn why we collected the data, how it was collected, and what it is used for
- Change or correct any data we have about you
- Request for us to delete any data we have about you
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data
WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
Any contact information collected on elementsre.com is utilized to fulfill requests from the user. We do not share or sell contact information to outside parties.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon in your web browser, or by looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (i.e., billing or customer service) are granted access to Personally Identifiable Information. The computers/servers on which we store PII are kept in a secure environment.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (CCPA) REQUIREMENTS
Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that businesses allow the following rights to all consumers:
- Right to access; consumers may see what information was collected by businesses within the past 12 months.
- Right to know; consumers may find out what specific categories of personal information will be collected, and how this information will be used.
- Consumers may also request to see a list of third parties with whom their data is shared.
- Right to deletion; consumers may request deletion of personal information by the business.
- Right to sue; consumers may sue a company if privacy guidelines have been violated. Consumers may also file a class action suit in the event of a data breach.