PRIVACY NOTICE

Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® PRIVACY NOTICE

Effective December 13, 2018

Privacy Policy:

The Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS® (“SCCAOR”) has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and so that you, as a visitor to MYSCCAOR Web site, will be aware of the uses made of information that may be generated as a result of you using our Web site. SCCAOR understands that its members and users care how information is used and shared.  By visiting mysccaor.org, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

What information is generated when you visit mysccaor.org?

Information You Give Us:  We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing future shopping for you, and communicating with you. Unless we receive your approval to do otherwise, any personal information that you provide to us will only be used by us to fulfill the stated objective for which the information was requested or collected (e.g. if information is provided as a result of you e-mailing us, we will only use the information provided, such as e-mail address, to respond to you). SCCAOR does not sell, loan or rent member e-mail addresses. The National Association of REALTORS® and California Association of REALTORS® also each have standing policies that they will not sell, loan or rent member e-mail addresses.

Another type of information that may be generated and collected when you use our website is information that we consider non-personal in nature. For example, we may collect the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, google.com, if you are connecting from a Google account); the date and time you access our site or and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our website and to help us make our website more useful to visitors.

Use of Cookies

What is a cookie? A cookie is a data file that is created and stored on your computer’s hard drive when you visit a website. The typical purposes of a cookie is to make your use of the website easier and more convenient and to assist the website in tracking your use of the site. For example, a cookie may save the registration information, passwords, purchases or preferences that you create when using a website so you don’t have to reenter this information. Cookies may also tell the website which areas of the site are popular and which aren’t. Cookie technology is used by most major websites and is considered an industry standard for the Internet.

Our website uses cookie technology to verify user information. Also, most Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you may set your browser so that it refuses cookies or alerts you when cookies are being created on your hard drive. You should be aware though that by not accepting cookies, you may impair your ability to use certain features or access password protected areas of websites.

Links to Other Sites

In many areas of our website, we have included links to other Internet sites which we feel add to or improve the quality of our website. While we hope you find these links helpful, we cannot assume responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of any linked site. Therefore, we encourage you to investigate and determine the privacy policy and practices of any linked site prior to providing information to the linked site.