We gather certain types of information about the users on our site, and we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding our acquisition and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how you can correct or update that information. Various types of information collected from our visitors vary depending on how you use our website. Please be aware that it is common to browse our site without submitting any personally identifiable information (“personal information”) at all, but if you choose to take advantage of our services, you may be asked to provide information such as your name, email address, phone number, and address, etc. For each visitor to our website our server most commonly recognizes only the consumer's domain name, not the email address associated. The domain name & email addresses of visitors to our website, those who post messages to our blogs, and who communicate with us via email, as well as those who make postings to our chat areas, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as information submitted when filling out a form/inquiry, survey information and/or site registrations, name and address, telephone number are also collected. When you submit your request through one of our forms or chat conversations, your information is then transmitted to our real estate professionals. Please note we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
By submitting your personal information on our website, you express your full consent for a real estate professional to contact you either by phone, email, postal service or any other method of communication. When DirectBuyers.com is provided with your contact info, including but not limited to your postal address you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, or would like to prevent your information from being used for purposes other than those for which you originally intended please let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to the information you choose to submit, our systems are designed to gather certain anonymous data to help us better understand how our sites are being used and how we can improve them. This automatically gathered data includes your computer’s IP or “Internet Protocol” address, statistics about how visitors navigate through our sites, and information provided through the use of “cookies”. Cookies are used on our website to record session information, such as data that consumers input onto the site, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our site, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize web page content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends.
We reserve the right to make our customer email lists, telephone numbers and postal addresses available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting. We use this information to improve the content of our website as well as to customize the content of our site, used by us to contact consumers for marketing purposes, shared with other reputable organizations to help them contact consumers for marketing purposes, and may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. Consumer information may be disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website. Please note, we may at times be legally compelled to disclose certain information by means such as subpoenas or court orders. If you do not want us to share your information with other companies or organizations, please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com.