So Cal Homes Real Estate
Last updated: 02/4/2010
the So Cal Homes Realty websites (the "Site").
By registering on or visiting the Site, you are acknowledging and accepting
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
The Information We Collect
Personally identifiable information is information that others can use to
identify you, such as your name, address, email address, or phone numbers. When you register on and throughout your use of the Site you provide
So Cal Homes Realty with certain personally identifiable information including without limitation your name, address, zip Code, email address, telephone numbers, 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.
Additionally, So Cal Homes Realty servers automatically record information
sent by your browser when you use the So Cal Homes Realty Sites, 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 So Cal Homes Realty,
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
So Cal Homes Realty, we may use your personally identifiable information
for the following purposes:
To enable our So Cal Homes Realty Sales Agents to contact you and provide personal service, or to provide you with personalized content, including
email messages, auto email 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
To alert you to new Site features, promotions, services, and to deliver
other information from which you may opt out.
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
Sharing Of Information
So Cal Homes Realty may disclose your personally identifiable information
to another entity (i) 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.
So Cal Homes Realty may transmit your personally identifiable information
to third parties involved with your sale and/or purchase (or potential sale and/or purchase) of real estate. These parties include, but are not limited
to insurance providers, lenders, appraisers, home warranty providers and inspectors. You also give So Cal Homes Realty permission to transmit your personally identifiable information to other parties or real estate agents
involved in your sale and/or purchase process.
You may choose to work with companies that are not affiliated with or related
to So Cal Homes Realty, including without limitation lending institutions, title companies, insurers, appraisers, home warranty companies 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 personally identifiable information. So Cal Homes Realty accepts no
responsibility or liability for third party privacy policies or the actions of any third party with respect to your personally identifiable 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 Use, 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 So Cal Homes Realty for any reason
and shared freely with affiliates, the press, partners and other 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.
A "cookie" is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when
If you are a registered user, we will use a cookie to save your settings and
to provide customizable and personalized services. Advertisers and partners
may also use their own cookies over which So Cal Homes Realty has no control.
How We Protect Information
So Cal Homes Realty attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and
alteration of your personally identifiable information. Our servers are
protected by reasonable physical and electronic security measures.
The Site may contain links to third-party websites. So Cal Homes Realty is
not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you are entitled by law to request an Information Sharing Disclosure. If you request it, we will provide you with
a notice of your right to prevent sharing of your personally identifiable information as well as a cost-free means of doing so. To receive such a notice, submit a written request to the address listed in the Contact section below, specifying that you seek your "California Customer Choice Notice."
Please allow thirty days for a response.
Your So Cal Homes Realty account can be de-activated at any time by
contacting email@example.com However, you will not be able to access any of the services offered by So Cal Homes Realty 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 email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by using the Site.