By visiting the Site, or otherwise using any of our Services, you agree that your personal information will be handled as described in this Policy. Your use of our Services, and any dispute over privacy, are subject to this Policy and our Terms of Service including its applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. US Home Pros Terms of Service are incorporated by reference into this Policy.
We collect information about you directly from you and from third parties, as well as automatically through your use of our Site or Services. Generally, we collect the following information from or about you:
Registration Information. Certain areas and features of our Services require registration. To register you must provide your name and email, and choose a password. We also may collect additional optional information from you, including your phone number, Social Security number, financial account details, passport details, driver’s license number, and other identity information, as well as pre-approval documentation; however, you are not required to provide us with this information.
Property Information. Through the service you can submit property information, such as address, price, photos, and other listing details. We also may collect property details from third parties. We associate the property information we collect with your username.
Identity and Financial Documents. We may ask you to submit proof of your identity, mortgage pre-approval and funding availability through the Services, and we may (or our service providers may) . verify this information (e.g., by contacting the bank that issued your pre-approval letter). You are not required to submit these documents to access the Services; however, certain Sellers may request this information as part of an offer you submit through the Services. We do not share this information with third parties except, as specifically explained below, in order to facilitate your offers, transactions and requests, with service providers who store or use this information on our behalf, to an acquiring company, or as required by law.
Site Activities. We may collect information about the properties you view and save, the appointments you schedule, messages you send, offers you place, counter or accept, property notes you make, requests you submit, comments you post, any reviews or ratings that you post, and your other activities through the Services.
Other Information We Collect Automatically. We may automatically collect information about your use of our Site or Services through cookies, web beacons, java scrip, log files and other technologies, including: your domain name; your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; date and time stamp, and the length of time you visit our Site, or are logged in or use our Services; your IP address; the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to our Site; device ID; device name and model; location and language information. We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you, including, where applicable, your user name, name, and other personal information Please see the section “Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms” below for more information.
How We Use Your Information
We use your information, including your personal information, for the following purposes:
To facilitate real estate transactions, and to otherwise provide our Services. To communicate with you about your use of our Services (through email, text message and other methods), to respond to your inquiries, to fulfill your orders, and for other customer service purposes. To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, to offer location customization, and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using the Site or our Services. For example, we may send you information about a property you are interested in, and others that you may be interested in. For marketing and promotional purposes. For example, we may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you. We also may use the information that we learn about you to assist us in advertising our Services on third party websites. To better understand how users access and use our Site and Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, in order to improve our Services and respond to user desires and preferences, and for other research and analytical purposes, such as analyzing market trends, fair market values, reporting on comparable properties, and other purposes.
We may share your information, including personal information, as follows:
Do-Not-Track. Currently, our systems do not recognize browser “do-not-track” requests. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in this section (e.g., by disabling cookies).
Cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Site and Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities at our Site and Service. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Some features of our Site and Services may not function if you disable cookies.
Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (a.k.a. web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our Site to, among other things, track the activities of Site visitors, help us manage content, and compile statistics about Site usage. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML e-mails to our customers, to help us track e-mail response rates, identify when our e-mails are viewed, and track whether our e-mails are forwarded.
We may invite you to post content on our Site, including your comments, reviews, pictures, and any other information that you would like to be available on our Site. If you post content to our Site, all of the information that you post will be available to other users of the Services. If you post your own content on our Site or Services, your posting may become public and US Home Pros cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third party websites.
Security of My Personal Information
We have implemented safeguards to protect the information we collect. Please be aware that despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.
You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
You may modify personal information that you have submitted by logging into your account and updating your profile information. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Site or Application for a period of time.
Children Under 13
Our Services are not designed for children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such information from our systems.
If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our Services or would like to make a complaint, please contact us at [email protected].