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PRIVACY POLICY


Effective September 25, 2018


This is the Privacy Policy (the “Policy') for John Braconnier Real Estate Solutions. Your privacy is very important to us. The purpose of this Policy is to disclose what Personal Information (as defined below) and other information we may collect from you, how we may collect it, with whom we may share it, as well as the choices you have regarding our collection of information and our use and disclosure of that information to other


We may collect information through our website located at www.johnleebraconnier.com or www.sherwoodparklifestyles.com, other sites  accessible  via subdomains,  mobile versions  of  any of these Sites, and any other  site on which this Policy is posted.

Except as otherwise discussed in this Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you through our Services. 


If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, please do not use the Services.


INFORMATION WE COLLECT


We may collect personal and other information about you when you use our Services, as described below. “Personal Information” is information which can be used to distinguish or trace an individual's identity, such as their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, whether used alone, or when combined with other personal or identifying information which Is linked or linkable to a specific individual.

We typically collect Personal Information and other data from you, and use that information as set forth in this Policy or otherwise communicated to you from time to time (subject to your consent when required by applicable laws).


WHEN YOU REGISTER OR SIGN UP FOR OUR SERVICES


You may register on our Services in order to save searches, sign up for alerts, access our real estate resources, and for other features we may add from time to time. You may be registered for our Services automatically when you contact one of our agents regarding a property or inquire about us or our Services. If you register on our Services, we collect Personal Information such as your name, email, address and any other Personal Information required on the registration form. If you wish, you may provide us your phone number. We primarily use this information to provide information you have requested, manage and correspond with you about your account, send you information and newsletters related to  properties,  real  estate  markets,  information  related  to  real  estate,  and or  other  information  we  think  may  interest  you,  and  for other matters described in this Policy.


NEWSLETTERS, INQUIRIES AND EMAILS


We may offer newsletters and/or other communications to share information with you about real estate, helpful guides and information, and other topics or offers in which we believe you may be interested, about us and our related entities, or about our advertisers, sponsors, or other business partners. You may sign up to receive information from a specific agent, office, or our general mailing list. If you inquire regarding a property an independent real estate sales associate may contact you regarding that or related properties to the extent related to your inquiry. In addition, if you indicate that a property is one of your “favourites," you will automatically be placed on a list to receive email updates regarding that property (which will be sent by the independent listing agent).



TEXT MESSAGE SERVICE - MOBILE TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Text Message (SMS) Service allows you to receive text messages (SMS) on your mobile device regarding our properties. If you provide your phone number to us and register for SMS alerts/messaging, you consent to our collection and use of your phone  number  to send  you updates,  alerts  and for other  purposes listed at the time you sign up. We will not sell your phone number or use it except for the purposes you allow. You can opt-in to this Service by texting the applicable listing keyword to the designated number.



CONTESTS OR SWEEPSTAKES


We may operate or promote contests and sweepstakes through our Services, which may require reglstration in order to enter. We may collect information such as your name, phone number, address, email and other information included on the sign up form. Where the terms of a sweepstakes or contest include privacy practices that differ from or conflict with this Policy, the privacy policies of the contest or sweepstakes you entered will control, and will be disclosed in the rules for that promotion. Without limiting the foregoing, your Personal Information may be used by us to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation or other promotional purposes. Your entry in the contest or sweepstakes may also result in your being added to our mailing/texting lists. Acceptance of a prize may require you (unless prohibited by law) to allow us to post publicly some of your information on our Social Media, such as on a winner’s page, in the event you win a contest or sweepstakes.


COOKIES, WEB BEACONS AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES


Our Servlces use Cookies, which are small, commonly-used files that are transferred to your computer by us or a third party when you allow your browser to accept cookies. Similarly, we, our third party service providers or advertisers may also use 'Web beacons," "pixel tags" or other tracking technologies, which are typically small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor behavior and collect certain data regarding the actions of our guests online. These cookies and other technologies may be used to track your online traffic patterns, to enhance your experience when using our Services, to store information during your session, to personalize the Services for you based on your preferences and selections, to target advertising or content to you (as described further below) and to collect Information about you and your visit to our Services for other marketing and business purposes. You can adjust your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies through your browser. However, disabling cookies may impair your user experience and disable certain features of our Services.


Our Servlces may use cookies or other technologies provided by website analytics services such as Google Analytics to help us better understand how our Services are used. By tracking how and when you use our Services, these technologies help us determine which features and content on our Services are most important to our visitors. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, you can turn off cookies using your browsers settings menu; however, this may eliminate our ability in provide a personalized user-friendly experience. To learn more about, or to opt-out of Google's analytic and marketing services, visit Google Analytics Terms of Use, the Google Privacy Policy, or Google Analytics Opt-out.


Data about your activities online may be collected for use in providing advertising tailored to your individual interests, either by us, our affiliates, or third parties. We may use third parties such as network advisors and ad exchanges to serve advertisements across the internet and may use third party analytics service providers to evaluate and provide us and/or third partial with information about the use of these ads on third party Websites and viewing of ads and of our content. The information collected may include information about your visits to our Services, such as the pages you have viewed. These third-party tracking technologies may be set to, among other things: (a) help deliver advertisements to you that you might be interested in; (b) prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times; and (c) understand the effectiveness of the advertisements that have been delivered to you. This collection and ad targeting takes place both on our Services and on third-party websites or Services that participate in the ad network, such as websites that feature advertisements delivered by the ad network. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as a DoubleClick cookie) together to report how your ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad Services are related to visits to our Services. To learn more about  how  to opt  out of Google's  use of  cookies,  visit the Google's  Ads Settings.  To learn more about  how to opt  out  of  DoublRClick's use of cookies, visit the DoublaClick opt-out page.



IF YOU CONTACT US THROUGH THE SERVICES.


You may contact us with questions about our Services, real estate, our business or other matters. Any information you provide through our Services will be used in the context of resolving your request or answering your inquiry, or to provide additional information related to that inquiry. We may also place you on our marketing list for information related to your inquiry or which we otherwise believe would be of interest to you, and we may otherwise use your information as described in this Policy.


HOW WE USE INFORMATION


We use collected information to make available and to improve our high standard of reliable services. We use such information to:


  • respond to inquiries or service requests and monitor such responses;
  • provide information about and market our products or services
  • enhance or personalize your experience using our Services 
  • manage the Service and assess usage;
  • inform you of offers or new features that we believe may be of interest to you;
  • provide information or services you have requested;
  • process or maintain your subscription to a newsletter or mailing list;
  • facilitate various programs, promotions or contests in which you participate;
  • target advertising or content, or for other advertising, promotional or marketing purposes;
  • study the use and popularity of various areas of our Servlces and to improve our Services; 


HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION


Information we collect may be shared with a variety of parties, depending upon the purpose for and context in which that information was provided. 


We may also share your Personal Information and other information with trusted third parties for marketing, advertising, or other commercial purposes, and we may occasionally share your Personal Information with trusted parties who may have information that we believe will interest you.


We may, without your consent, share Personal Information and other data with service providers who provide certified services on our behalf, or in the other circumstances noted below. For example, we may share certain personal information we collect with third parties such as providers of data hosting or processing services, payment processors, or other service providers. We also reserve the right to share any information we possess or data derived from it with service providers or others If such information has been reasonably de-identified.


Finally, we may, without your consent, access and disclose your Personal information, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that we may have about you as may be permitted or as we believe in good faith may be reasonably necessary to comply with any law, Regulation, ruIe or court order; pursuant to subpoenas or other requests from governmental, regulatory or administrative agencies or law enforcement authorities; to respond to any claims, or to prevent, investigate, identify persons or organizations potentially involved in, or take any action regarding suspected fraud, violations of our Terms of Service, or activity that appears to us to be illegal or we believe may expose us to legal liability. Additionally, we may disclose Personal Information in situations that we believe to be emergencies involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property, if we believe that your information in any way relates to that threat.


YOUR CHOICES


It is possible for you to use most of our Services without giving us any Personal Information. When you do register with us or give us Personal Information, you may sometimes have an opportunity at the time we collect your information to limit e-mail communications from us or opt-out of receiving emails  from  third  parties,  or  you  can unsubscribe from e-mail newsletters or similar communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in every email. You may opt out of all information sharing with third parties for marketing purposes by contacting us at the address or email below.

As discussed above, to opt out of DoubleClick’s use Of Cookies, visit the DoubleClick opt-out page, and if you wish to take steps to opt-out of tracking by certain online

advertisers, you can visit the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page here, or the Network Advertising Initiative here. You may opt-out of information sharing with third parties for marketing purposes by emailing us at john@professionalgroup.ca


HOW CAN I ACCESS OR UPDATE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?


You may access or update any Personal Information by logging info your account and updating your profile. If you need more information, you may contact us using our 'Contact Us ' form. We will respond to reasonable requests for access or revision and will provide access to the extant required or allowed by law. However, we may decide not to grant access or make revisions where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy in any given case, or when the rights of others would be violated by granting the access.


LINKS AND REDIRECTION TO THIRD PARTY SERVICES


The Services contain links and may redirect you to Third Party Services (as defined in our Terms of Service). Third Party Services are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the data privacy or security practices of such Third Party Services, or how they may use the information you provide. Please be aware that when you enter a Third Party Service, any information you provide, including financial information, is subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of that site or service.


INFORMATION SECURITY


We have implemented reasonable security measures to safeguard the Personal Information you provide us. However, please keep in mind that we cannot be liable for the actions of third parties to whom we may transfer your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy. Furthermore, please remember that “perfect security” does not exist on the internet, and accordingly we cannot provlde any guarantee that your Personal Information or any other information you provide us will remain secure.


EFFECTIVE DATE; POLICY CHANGES


Each time you use the Services, the current version of the Policy will apply. Accordingly, when you use the Services, you should check the data of this Policy (which appears at the top of the Policy) and review any changes since the last version. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time and without notice other than simply posting such modifications. Any such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting on the Services.


LIMITATION OF LIABlLITY


By providing us with any Personal Information, you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless John Braconnier Real Estate Solutions from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your collected Personal Information. In addition, while we take reasonable steps to prevent third party companies from taking unauthorized use of your Personal Information, we cannot be held be held liable for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your collected Personal Information by those third parties.


UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY JOHN BRACONNIER REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOST PROFITS OR LOST REVENUE) THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF THE JOHN BRACONNIER REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. 


INTERNATIONAL GUESTS.


If you are accessing our Services from outside of Canada or the U.S.A., you consent in the transfer of your information to both Canada and the U.S.A., and the processing, use, and sharing of your information in accordance with this Policy. 


CONTACT US


You may contact us with your questions or comments regarding this Policy or our information collection and dissemination practices at:


Email: john@professionalgroup.ca

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