Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

Updated 1/17/2018
Our website address is https://AlmostHomeFL.com

Privacy Policy – What personal data we collect and why we collect it

In our privacy policy, we recognize the importance of protecting the personal information you provide at Almost Home Real Estate Services (“AHRES”), we maintain the following privacy policy:

1.  Privacy Policy Information Gathering

AHRES gathers the following types of information needed to process your transactions, fulfill your requests, and maintain our membership records:

  • The contact information you provide (for example, your personal and business addresses, phone and fax numbers, firm affiliations and titles).
  • Tracking information which our Web server automatically recognizes each time you visit one of our sites or communicate with us by email (for example, your domain name, your email address, and what pages you visit).
  • The information you volunteer, via applications, surveys or inquires.

2. AHRES uses this information to:

  • Improve and customize the content and layout of our sites and other communications tools.
  • Updates to our sites.
  • Relevant products and services.
  • Upcoming events and programs.
  • Compile specialty directories about which you will be made aware.
  • Track usage of our sites.

3. Email contact information.

AHRES does not share, sell, or trade email addresses. AHRES may use your email address to directly send you information and may provide you with online informational or marketing messages that have been approved by AHRES together with other communications to which you have subscribed.

4. Other information

Other forms of contact information. AHRES will not share, sell or otherwise provide this contact information about you except for the following purposes:

  • Partners with AHRES for the limited purpose of notifying you of AHRES-approved promotions.
  • When required by law or valid legal process, or to protect the personal safety of AHRES or the public.
  • Some or all of the data collected during promotions or contests on our sites that are sponsored by third parties may be shared with the sponsor for the limited purpose of a one-time marketing follow-up by the sponsor. If information about you will be shared with a sponsor you will be notified prior to your participation in the promotion or contest and you can decide not to participate in the promotion or contest.

5. Standards

AHRES follows generally accepted standards to protect the information it collects and makes available via its Web sites. AHRES tests their security procedures regularly and modifies them as new technologies become feasible.

6. Opt-Out

trict Opt-Out policy for sending online notifications regarding services, products, and programs. You may adjust your communication preferences.

7. Edit Information

You may edit your personal contact information directly in AHRES.

8. Advertising

Some of our Web sites contain advertising placed by advertising networks pursuant to agreements between AHRES and the advertising network. AHRES does not control these advertising networks, the sites of third parties reached through links on our site or their information collection practices, and AHRES will not be responsible for the activities of these third parties. The advertising network uses cookies to collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you click on the banner ads appearing on our sites. This information is collected by the advertising network for purposes of measuring and reporting on the advertising to advertisers and AHRES. The advertising network may also aggregate the information for certain other statistical and reporting purposes.

9. Do-Not-Track Disclosure

Some browsers have a “Do Not Track” feature that allows you to communicate to websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. Our system does not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers at this time.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Login Cookies

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. When you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

When 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 – Privacy Policy

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Reprint Guidelines

Read these guidelines in their entirety before you proceed with reprinting any material from the site. Please take note that, you cannot use or reproduce any image that is available on www.AlmostHomeFL.com. AHRES is not the copyright holder of these images and does not have permission to allow others to use them.

What You Can Reprint

Public pages of www.AlmostHomeFL.com: You may reprint written content—in hard copy, on a website, or other electronic communication—as long as the content comes from public pages on www.AlmostHomeFL.com (public pages do not require a username and password for access), and the copyright for the content is held by Almost Home Real Estate Services. (AHRES does not hold copyright if the article contains language at the end that specifies a different copyright holder, e.g., © Copyright 2011 Information Inc.)

Written content must be reproduced in full. For each item you reproduce, please include the following attribution:

“Copyright Almost Home Real Estate Services®. Reprinted with permission.”

Exclusions and Exceptions

Images/Video: You cannot use or reproduce any image that is available on www.AlmostHomeFL.com. AHRES is not the copyright holder of these images and does not have permission to allow others to use them. You are permitted to use and link to videos that have been created by AHRES and may embed AHRES YouTube videos on your website

Password-protected content: You cannot use or reproduce any content that requires a login without explicit permission from the appropriate AHRES department. Contact us to determine if a page is password-protected.

Any copyrighted material: You cannot use or reproduce copyrighted material that does not belong to AHRES. Such material is indicated by an attribution such as, “used by permission.”

Linking to www.AlmostHomeFL.com

If you link from your website to items on www.AlmostHomeFL.com, you do not need permission, provided you are not reprinting material. Please note for your visitors that the link goes to the website of Almost Home Real Estate Services.

Non-Members

Per AHRES‘s Terms of Use, non-members may not reproduce any content from AHRES without express written permission. To inquire about reprints, contact AHRES Information Services: 239-330-4100 or info@AlmostHomeFL.com

Privacy Policy – Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern how you may access and use the Site and your responsibilities when doing so. AHRES’s Privacy Policy explains how AHRES may use any personal information shared by you. By accessing www.AlmostHomeFL.com, you agree to these Terms and AHRES’s Privacy Policy, so please take a moment to carefully review these documents. If you are accessing this Site on behalf of an organization, then you agree to these Terms and the Privacy Policy on behalf of that organization. If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not use this Site.

Other sections of the Site may have additional rules and regulations that are specific to that particular section and will be accessible to you in such sections.

Modifications

AHRES may modify these Terms from time to time. Any modifications to the Terms will be effective once posted to the Site. If you access or use the Site after the Terms have been modified, your continued access and use will constitute acceptance of all modifications.

AHRES’s Content and Intellectual Property

Any information or content shared on the Site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Please consult with an appropriate professional for any professional advice you need, for example, legal or accounting advice.

AHRES or its partners created the text, images, video, graphics, content, and materials (“Materials”) available through the Site. All Materials are protected by all applicable copyright and trademark laws. AHRES or the party credited owns the Materials, and all rights in the Materials are expressly reserved. Use of the Materials is subject to AHRES Reprint Policy, which describes in detail how you may use the Materials found on this Site. Please review that document before using the Materials. Any use not described in the Reprint Policy is prohibited.

Your Conduct

AHRES hopes this website will promote and facilitate a meaningful exchange of information on issues in the real estate industry. In order to ensure a safe and civil environment, AHRES expects you to conduct yourself in a respectful and law-abiding manner when using the Site. You may not:

  • Advertise or promote real estate listings or real estate services;
  • Send unsolicited communications or promotions, also known as “spam”;
  • Promote or advertise products or services;
  • Use the Site in any way that violates local, state or federal laws;
  • Upload or share materials that are illegal, fraudulent, defamatory, libelous, misleading, threatening, profane, or obscene;
  • Take any action that will disrupt or interfere with the operation of the Site, which includes the use of any robot, spider, or other automated devices, process, or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the Site;
  • Violate the privacy or infringe the rights of others, including intellectual property rights;
  • Use inflammatory, offensive or inappropriate language;
  • Impersonate other persons.

Your Content

In certain areas of the Site, you can choose to upload content that will be publicly displayed. Please be thoughtful when choosing to do so, since content available online is easily shared and captured.

If you choose to share content on the Site, you warrant and represent that you are the owner of the content or you are permitted to use the content in such manner. You may not post any content to the Site that you do not own or are not permitted to use. AHRES respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same.

By submitting any content, you grant to AHRES a nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, sublicensable, royalty-free license to use, store, display, publish, transmit, transfer, distribute, reproduce, create derivative works of, and publicly perform such content for any purpose related to the Site and the services provided through the Site.

AHRES will review all content submitted prior to public posting on the Site. If approved, the content will be posted within a reasonable timeframe. AHRES may refuse to post any content for any reason whatsoever. For example, AHRES may not approve content that contains offensive language, is not relevant to the original post, or is a commercial endorsement. Also, AHRES may remove any content for any reason whatsoever. This means that even if your content was initially approved by AHRES, AHRES may remove it at a later date.

If you choose to upload content to the Site, you agree to indemnify and hold AHRES harmless from any and all liability, damages or expenses whatsoever due, directly or indirectly, to any cause of action arising out of the Content posted by you.

E-mails

You may have the opportunity to provide your email address to AHRES. If you share your e-mail address with AHRES through the Site, AHRES may send e-mails to you about a variety of subjects, such as updates to the Site or AHRES’s products, services, events, and programs. By providing your e-mail address to AHRES, you consent to receive these e-mails from AHRES. You will have the option of unsubscribing from AHRES’s e-mail list(s) through a link included in AHRES’s e-mails.

Third-Party Links

This Site includes links to websites that are not owned or operated by AHRES. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute AHRESs endorsement of the linked-to website or its owner. Please be aware when you leave the Site because AHRES’s Terms and Privacy Policy will no longer apply to your activities. Third-party websites will likely have their own terms of use and privacy policy, which AHRES has no control over.

Advertisers and Vendors -Third-Party

These third-party vendors may advertise, offer products or services for sale, or host promotions on the Site. If you choose to purchase any product or service or enter any promotion, the terms of that purchase or promotion are between you and the third-party vendor. AHRES does not make any representation or warranty about third-party products, services or promotions available through the Site. AHRES disclaims all liability for any losses or damages stemming from any purchase or promotion offered by a third-party vendor.

SITE PROVIDED “AS IS”

AHRES hopes your visit to the Site is informative and entertaining; however, there are certain things that AHRES cannot guarantee. Carefully review this Privacy Policy. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY AHRES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR CRITERIA OF PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY. AHRES MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE USABILITY, CONDITION OR OPERATION OF THIS SITE, OR THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF AHRES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AHRES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, COMPARABILITY, SECURITY, AND ACCURACY.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the disclaimer of certain warranties, so the above disclaimers may not apply to you.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AHRES, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES. AHRES SHALL ALSO NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA, USE, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES; DAMAGES RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE; DAMAGES RELATING TO ANY THIRD-PARTY CONDUCT OR CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OR CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO ALL CLAIMS, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT AHRES HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the limitation or exclusion of certain liabilities, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Termination

You may stop using the Site at any time. AHRES may suspend or terminate the Site at any time at AHRES’s discretion and without notice. AHRES may also terminate, limit or suspend your access to the Site for any reason at any time and without notice. For example, AHRES may terminate your access to this Site if you are not complying with these Terms of the privacy policy or if AHRES determines that you are a repeat infringer of third-party intellectual property rights.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”)

AHRES respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do the same. Per the DMCA, in addition to the privacy policy, AHRES will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Site if submitted to AHRES’s Copyright Agent as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, AHRES will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials.

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by AHRES or by a third party who has uploaded materials to the Site, please provide the following information to AHRES’s designated Copyright Agent listed below:

a. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

b. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;

c. An address, telephone number, and e-mail address where AHRES can contact you and, if different, an e-mail address where the alleged infringing party, if not AHRES, can contact you;

d. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;

e. A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;

f. Your electronic or physical signature.

Additional Information

AHRES may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. In the event AHRES removes the allegedly infringing materials, AHRES will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that AHRES removed or disabled access to the materials. AHRES may also provide the responsible person with your e-mail address so that the person may respond to your allegations.

AHRES reserves the right to terminate, limit or suspend any user’s access to the Site in the event of repeated infringing activity. If you believe that a user of this Site is a repeat infringer, please follow the above instructions to contact AHRES’s Copyright Agent. Please include sufficient information to assist AHRES in determining that the user repeatedly engaged in infringing activity.

AHRES registered a designated agent with the Copyright Office pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(c). AHRES’s designated Copyright Agent is:

Chris Richard
Almost Home Real Estate Services
4706 Chiquita Blvd S.,
Suite #200 E05
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(239)330-4100
Chris@AlmostHomeFL.com

International Visitors

AHRES extends worldwide, as do the provisions in this privacy policy and terms. AHRES welcomes visitors to the Site from across the world. AHRES’s operations are, however, located in the United States and its privacy policy and procedures based on United States law. If you are located outside of the United States, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of your information, such as registration information or email addresses, in the United States. Additionally, if you are accessing the Site from a country embargoed by the United States, you agree to not engage in any commercial activities, including financial transactions, using or through the Site.

Governing Law

These Privacy Policy Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without reference to conflicts of laws. Regardless of your location, any disputes that arise under these Terms will be litigated before a court in Lee County, Florida.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding between the parties with respect to their subject matter and may not be contradicted by evidence of any prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreement. These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights.

Miscellaneous

AHRES’s or your failure to exercise any right provided for in these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any rights under these Terms. If any provision of these Privacy Policy Terms is found to be unenforceable, such unenforceability will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. You may not assign any of your rights under these Terms. AHRES may assign its rights under these Terms in whole or in part at any time without your consent. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms.

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.

What rights you have over your data

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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