This web site
is committed to maintaining the privacy of our site visitors and users.
This privacy statement outlines what personally
identifiable information of yours or third party personal information is
collected from you through the web site. This policy informs you of:
- The organization collecting the information.
- How the information is used.
- With whom the information may be shared.
- What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and
distribution of the information.
- The kind of security procedures that are in place to protect the loss,
misuse or alteration of information under our control.
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
you should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information Collection and Use
Enhanced Data Systems, Inc. is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.
We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways
different from what is disclosed in this statement.
We collect information from our users at several different points
on our website.
In order to use some of the features of this website, a user must first complete a
During registration a user is required to give their contact information
(such as name and email address). This
information is used to contact the user about the services on our site for which
they have expressed interest. It is
optional for the user to provide demographic information (such as income level
and gender), and unique identifiers (such as social security number).
This information is only requested so we can provide a more personalized experience on our site.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the userís hard drive containing
information about the users visit to a website. Any cookie used by this site
which may contain personally identifiable information while
on our site is saved only for the convenience of our users (you).
For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to
log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site.
If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.
The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas
of our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the
interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
(for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to, or
control, over these cookies.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track userís
movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and
advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify
any individual person.
We may partner with other parties to provide specific services. When the user signs up
for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is
necessary for the third party to provide these services.
These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for
the purpose of providing these services.
This web site contains
links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible
for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read
the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally
identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information
collected by this Web site.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may
request information from users via surveys or contests.
Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and
the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
Information requested may include contact information (such as name and
shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level).
Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes.
Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving
the use and satisfaction of this site.
If a user elects to use our
referral service for informing a friend about a property the found on our site, we ask them for the
friendís name and email address. We will automatically send the friend a
one-time email inviting them to visit the site. We use this
information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
This information is not stored in any database.
This website takes every precaution to protect our usersí information.
When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information
is protected both online and off-line.
If a registration or order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as
credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted
and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL.
While on a secure page, such as an order form, the lock icon on the
bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet
Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked, or open, when you are just
While we use
SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in
our power to protect user-information off-line.
All of our usersí information, not just the sensitive information
mentioned above, is restricted in our offices.
Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for
example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted
access to personally identifiable information.
Our employees are required to exite any password protected programs when they leave
their desk. When they return, they
must re-enter their password to re-gain access to your information.
Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and
privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added,
our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on
privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customersí information is
protected. Finally, the servers
that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure
If you have any
questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to email@example.com.
Supplementation of Information
In order for
this website to properly fulfill its obligation to our customers, it may be
necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from
3rd party sources.
For example, client agents may make inquiries into assessor tax records
about property owned under your name.
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username.
Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services,
special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we
present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see our
choice and opt-out below.
Site and Service Updates
also send the user site and service announcement updates. Members are not able
to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information
about the service. We communicate with the user to provide requested services
and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.
If a userís personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address),
or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to
correct, update or remove that userís personal data provided to us.
This can usually be done at the member information page
or by emailing Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our users are given the
opportunity to 'opt-out' of having their information used for purposes not
directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information.
For example, our information request form has an Ďopt-outí mechanism so users who
request more product information from us, but donít want any marketing material, can keep their
email address off of our lists.
Users who no longer wish to receive promotional materials from our
partners may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to
the unsubscribe email address in the email or email us at
Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any
outside parties. We do this so our
users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with
services that require an outside party, or not.
Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our
always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what
circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If
at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner
different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by
way of an email. Users will have a
choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.
information was collected.