HomesByOwner Site Ownership Privacy Statement
This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the site ownership inquiries at http://www.homesbyowner.com/national_opportunity.asp.
HomesByOwner 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.† HomesByOwner collects information from our users at several different points on our website. For the site ownership inquiry form, we collect information from businesses that are interested in working with For sale by owner (FSBO) clients in thier local area by establishing a local FSBO site.
In order to contact local businesses that are interested in working with For Sale By Owner clients in their area, we collect contact information from these businesses by asking them to fill out a form with their contact information. † This information is used by HomesByOwner to contact the business about the services on our site for which they have expressed interest. This information will not be sold or used for other purposes than contacting the business to discuss the site ownership opportunity. † If you are not comfortable filling out the information in this form, you can also send an inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (800) 453-0331.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the userís hard drive containing information about the user.† Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.† Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. 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.
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 use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that HomesByOwner is 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.
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.
When our registration/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 our 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 Ďsurfingí.†
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to email@example.com.
Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If a userís personally identifiable information changes (such as your 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 by emailing our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org .