Last updated: May 1, 2013
The Information We Collect
Personal Information is information that others can use to identify, locate, or contact you. When you register on or use the Site, or contact PattonInternational.com, you provide PattonInternational.com with certain Personal Information including, without limitation, your name, address, zip code, email address, telephone number, comments you make to forums and blogs available on the Site, information about whether you plan on buying and/or selling property, home search criteria, information about financing for the purchase of property and other information related to the sale and/or purchase of property. If you register or log on to the Site through Facebook, you agree to allow Facebook to share additional information with PattonInternational.com including your name, email address, profile picture, gender, user ID, list of friends and any other information that you have made publicly available on Facebook.
Additionally, PattonInternational.com servers automatically record information sent by your browser when you use the PattonInternational.com Site, including Internet Protocol address, browser type and language, and date and time of request. We may also collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies.
When you send email or other communication to PattonInternational.com, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our service.
How We Use Information
Depending on your use of the Site and the services you request from PattonInternational.com, we may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:
· To enable PattonInternational.com Agents or other third-party real-estate professionals and their affiliated entities to contact you and provide personal service, or to provide you with personalized content, including email messages, E-Mail Alerts and/or search results.
· To facilitate all aspects of the sale and/or purchase (or potential sale and/or purchase) of real estate.
· For the purposes for which you provided the information, including to process and respond to inquiries and to contact you about services you have requested.
· To improve the features, content and navigability of the Site.
· To solicit your feedback about our services.
· To alert you to new Site features, promotions, and services, and to deliver other information from which you may opt out.
Sharing Of Information
PattonInternational.com may disclose your Personal Information: (i) to another entity for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of important information; (iv) as a part of a sale of assets as described in the previous section; (v) with other companies for the purposes of marketing products to you after obtaining your consent; and/or (vi) as otherwise authorized by you.
For users who register or log on to the Site through Facebook, please refer to Facebook's privacy settings to determine how you may adjust the permissions and manage the interactivity between PattonInternational.com and Facebook.
PattonInternational.com may share your Personal Information with third parties involved with your sale and/or purchase (or potential sale and/or purchase) of real estate. These third parties include, but are not limited to, third-party real estate agents and brokers, insurance providers, lenders, appraisers, home warranty providers, or inspectors.
You may choose to work with companies who are third parties and who are not affiliated with or related to PattonInternational.com, including without limitation, lending institutions, title companies, insurers, appraisers, home warranty companies, real-estate agents, real-estate brokers and other service providers, in connection with your real-estate transaction. These companies may each have their own privacy policies governing how they handle your personal information. PattonInternational.com accepts no responsibility or liability for third-party privacy policies or the actions of any third party with respect to your personal information.
We may also share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, when we believe you have acted in violation of the Terms of Service or when we believe that doing so may protect your safety or the safety of others.
Information that is de-identified (stripped of any information that could be used to identify you) may be used by PattonInternational.com for any reason and shared freely with affiliates, the press, partners and third parties. This information is usually aggregated (combined with information from many other users), and may include information such as Site traffic patterns, trends, demographics, search patterns and other information.
You may manage how your browser handles cookies by adjusting its privacy and security settings. Browsers are different, so refer to instructions related to your browser to learn about cookie-related and other privacy and security settings that may be available.
The Site may contain links to third-party websites. The use of Personal Information on third-party websites is governed by the privacy policies of the third-party websites and is not subject to PattonInternational.com 's control. PattonInternational.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
How We Protect Information
PattonInternational.com attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your Personal Information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.
Your PattonInternational.com account can be de-activated at any time by contacting Info@PattonInternational.com. However, you will not be able to access any of the services offered by PattonInternational.com if you choose to deactivate your account.
Viewing and Updating Your Information
You may edit your preferences or request changes to the information you have provided at any time by sending an email to Info@PattonInternational.com, or by telephone: (214) 769-6771, or by using the Site. If you have lost your password, you may request a new one by sending an email to Info@PattonInternational.com or by using the site.