Bay East Association of REALTORS® Privacy Notice
Effective Aug 1, 2021
What information is generated when you visit bayeast.org
Depending on your use of the website, certain types of personal and nonpersonal information may be collected. For example, you may provide us your name or email address when you complete a registration, respond to a questionnaire or complete a contact form. Any personal information you provide will be used by us to fulfill the stated objective for which the information was requested or collected.
Nonpersonal information may also be collected, such as the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (example: google.com if you connect from a Google account); the date and time you access our website and/or the Internet address from which you accessed the website. This information may be used to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of the website to make it more useful and user friendly for visitors.
What are cookies? Cookies are text files created and stored on your computer hard drive, either temporarily or permanently, when you visit a website. The typical purpose of cookies is to make your experience easier and more convenient. For example, cookies may save registration information, password, purchases or preferences so you will not have to reenter this information. Cookies may also track usage within the Bay East website including which areas are popular and which are not. This technology is used by most major websites and is considered an industry standard for the Internet.
Find a REALTOR®
Bay East is a private trade association consisting of real estate professionals. One of the many benefits of membership with Bay East is a searchable database of our members via the “Find a REALTOR® and “Find a Platinum Affiliate” features on our home page. The directory may be used by the public to locate and contact our members by such characteristics as name, company or city location.
The member information made available contains only the business information of our members. Under no circumstances will Bay East intentionally display or make available the personal information of our members.
The website contains a “Feedback” feature allowing visitors to contact us with comments or questions. To use this feature, locate the blue “Feedback” button on the right side of any page.
Information collected through the “Feedback” feature is used to investigate and respond to inquiries.
Links to Other Sites
Bay East may create and use surveys on the website. A survey may ask for your name, email address or demographic information. Information gathered from a survey may be used to compile information and statistics for future Association decisions.
Bay East may run contests on the website. Information provided for the contest will be used for the contest and maybe used for statistical tracking.
DMCA Copyright Notice
Bay East Association of REALTORS® will respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the text of which can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office website, DMCA Information) and other applicable intellectual property laws. A response may include removing or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity. To file a notice of infringement with Bay East, you must provide a written communication (by fax, USPS mail or email) that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material of yours is protected by copyright laws, we suggest that you first contact an attorney. To expedite our ability to process your request, please use the following format:
- Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed. For example, “The copyrighted work at issue is the text that appears on www.bayeast.org/______”
- Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above.
- Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you (an email address is preferred).
- Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit us to notify the owner or administrator of the web page that allegedly contains infringing material (an email address is preferred).
- Include the following statement: “I have a good-faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above on the allegedly infringing web pages is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
- Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the State of California that the information in the foregoing notification is true and correct and that I am the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
- Sign the request and send completed communication to:
Bay East Association of REALTORS®
Attn: Tricia Thomas, DMCA Notice
7021 Koll Center Parkway
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Fax: (925) 730-0237
Required by Law
Bay East may disclose information provided by you if legally required to do so, such as by court order or subpoena.
Bay East has adopted reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, theft, misuse, and alteration of information collected through our website.
Bay East member information may appear on various webpages. If your information is incorrect, please contact our member services department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any general information on our website requiring correction or updates, please complete either the “Contact Us” form, use the “Feedback” button or write us at 7021 Koll Center Parkway, Pleasanton CA, 94566, Attn: Website Administrator.
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