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Privacy Policy

 

Last updated: May 1, 2013

 

PattonInternational.com's Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use information on the PattonInternational.com website.

By registering on or visiting the Site, you are acknowledging and accepting this Privacy Policy. We may from time-to-time revise this Privacy Policy, and the date of last revision will be available at the top of this page, so please be sure to check back periodically. Your continued use of the Site after changes have been posted to the Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

 

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.

· To enforce the terms of use.

In the future, we may sell some or all or our assets. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In the event of a sale of our assets including our database, customer information will be transferred. We will require buyers to honor our privacy policy.

 

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.

PattonInternational.com will provide you with opportunities to opt-in to share information with and receive information from PattonInternational.com or third parties. When you opt-in to share and receive information from PattonInternational.com or third parties, your information will be shared at PattonInternational.com 's discretion. You may at any point withdraw your consent to share information with PattonInternational.com or third parties by sending an email with the subject "Do Not Share Information" to Info@PattonInternational.com. Additionally, if you wish to opt out of emails received directly from third parties, you can follow the opt-out instructions in the emails they send you. PattonInternational.com will stop sharing your information within 10 (ten) days after receiving your request; provided, however, that information shared prior to that time will remain in the possession of PattonInternational.com or third parties and may continue to be used consistent with this Privacy Policy.

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.

 

Third-Party Advertising

Third-party advertisers may serve you ads when you visit the Site. Some of these companies may use information about your visits to PattonInternational.com and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the collection methods or use of information by these third-party advertisers, which have their own privacy policies about their use of cookies and other technologies.

 

How We Use Cookies

A "cookie" is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. When you visit the Site, PattonInternational.com sends one or more cookies to your computer that uniquely identifies your Internet browser. We use cookies to collect, store and sometimes track information for statistical purposes to improve the services we provide. If you are a registered user, we will use a cookie to save your settings and to provide customizable and personalized services. Advertisers and third parties may also use their own cookies over which PattonInternational.com has no control.

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.

 

Links

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.

 

Account Deactivation

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.

 

Contact

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact Info@PattonInternational.com.