PERSONAL INFORMATION and PUBLIC INFORMATION
Personal information is any information, in whatever form, about an identifiable individual. Therefore, through Your access and use of the Site, Buildify may receive personal information from and about You.
The following is not personal information (hereinafter the "public information") and You agree that that is the case:
Your name, email address(es) or other information by which Buildify may be able to contact You, including name, home address, home telephone number, position or title, business telephone number, business address, cell phone number and other electronic means by which You may be contacted;
Personal information about You that is publicly available information, such as information available through government sources (such as Land Titles/Registry offices, municipal departments and/or provincial regulators), public registries, telephone books, directories, online directories, social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.
Aggregated information that cannot be associated with You as a specific individual;
Information which is not about You, but which is about any company, association, organization, club, etc., with which You are associated.
Buildify may share Your public information and any modifications and updates thereto by You, with a developer, owner or agent of the developer/owner of a real estate project or other developer or investor for or in real estate or any affiliate (each, the “Developer”) and/or with a real estate agent, broker, brokerage and real estate consultant or any affiliate (each, the “Real Estate Agent”), and with real estate boards, associations or regulators, financial institutions, the providers of goods and services and government agencies and You hereby consent thereto. For instance, Buildify may share Your public information with one or more Developers and/or Real Estate Agents with respect to a real estate project or projects, for the purposes of such Developers and/or Real Estate Agents contacting you in respect thereto. For instance, Buildify may share Your public information with providers of products and services as they relate to real estate and/or the ownership and/or the occupancy thereof. Information You share with these entities will be subject to those entities’ privacy policies.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ON USE OF THE SITE
Buildify may collect personal information through Your use of the Site, various contracts, forms or documents You complete and/or other activities initiated through the Site. This occurs when You register at the Site, access and use the Site and its functions, use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time or otherwise by Buildify specifically requesting the personal information from You at the Site.
The Site is not directed to children. No communication will be sent to anyone or information collected from anyone who indicates that he/she is younger than 16 years of age.
Please be aware that You have the option of disabling the receipt of cookies on Your computer, by adjusting the cookies setting. You may also receive cookies from the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and Buildify does not control these cookies.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a general rule, Buildify does not disclose Your personal information, except with Your permission or consent or as set out herein or as permitted by law or under special circumstances, such as when Buildify believes, in good faith, that the law requires it or there are specific circumstances which require it.
Since personal information may be collected through registration at the Site and the use of the Site, including using any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time, this personal information shall be disclosed by Buildify to its affiliates, as necessary or desirable to provide the required services and to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, as necessary, and You hereby consent thereto. Buildify and its affiliates may use Your personal information to better meet Your needs and to better provide service to You through this Site and such affiliates' websites of Buildify for services in the real estate business, and You hereby consent thereto.
Buildify may disclose aggregated statistics (where Buildify discloses a characteristic or characteristics of users of the Site, as a group, and not as individuals) in order to describe and/or promote this Site, the services of Buildify and to prospective Developers and/or Real Estate Agents and for other lawful purposes.
The personal information You provide through registration at and accessing and use of the Site may be aggregated in order to show and promote the use of the Site. For example, Buildify may provide to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, summaries of service success rates, inventory of units sold, either for the Developers’ projects and/or the Real Estate Agents or for the Site in general and over any given period of time.
From time to time, You may receive material, promotional and/or marketing literature or special offers from Buildify, the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and/or third parties. To provide this information, Buildify may share Your public information including Your name, contact information and email address and some or all of Your personal information with the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or third parties, and you hereby consent thereto. Buildify may also communicate with You about additional real estate services or to provide information to You about other products and services which may interest You. You may inform Buildify that you do not wish to receive this information. You may continue to access the Site even if You have so advised Buildify.
Buildify or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent may disclose Your personal information to perform credit checks or to collect accounts owed to Buildify or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, to prevent fraud, to prevent money laundering or to request information about You from the files of consumer reporting agencies.
LINK TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Buildify may direct You to a third party website or there may be links to third party websites from the Site, that take You outside Buildify's Site. These websites may send their own cookies to You or otherwise collect data or solicit information. Buildify has no control over those websites and is not responsible for the content or for the use by them of any data or information collected. Buildify cannot be held liable for Your access and use of such third party websites.
Buildify collects personal information where it is necessary to provide its services which You are seeking on or in association with the Site. You hereby consent to the use of Your personal information for the purposes set out herein and at the Site. Buildify shall disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and You hereby consent thereto. You specifically consent to the use of Your personal information in conjunction with the online use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site as You may use them from time to time.
Buildify reserves the right to collect, use and disclose Your personal information, where it is required or allowed to by law, including any appropriate personal information protection legislation, without Your knowledge or consent, to any third parties, without first obtaining Your consent.
Buildify may disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent for the sale, rent, lease, financing, mortgages, and insurance of condominiums, townhouse or other real estate developments, for the purposes of contacting You for the promotion and sale of such real estate or developments. Also, Your personal information may be used to inform You of other products or services available through the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent. You hereby consent to these uses.
You hereby agree that Buildify is collecting Your personal information through Your access and use of the Site, with Your consent, and Buildify is relying on that consent. Further, where the purpose of the collection of the personal information is obvious, Buildify may rely on Your implied consent and You agree to that.
In some cases, Buildify may rely on opt-out consent, in that You will receive certain information from Buildify unless You advise Buildify that You do not wish to receive it at that time.
Buildify reserves the right to collect, use and disclose personal information in certain limited circumstances, without Your knowledge and consent:
where it is clearly in Your interest and Your consent cannot be obtained in a timely manner;
where it is required, by law, to be disclosed to law enforcement and/or government agencies;
where it is reasonable to expect the disclosure with Your consent will compromise an investigation or proceeding;
where disclosure is required or authorized by law.
Buildify reserves the right to disclose personal information, without Your knowledge and consent to create aggregate information, in order to identify user needs and trends, to aid in the development of new services and products and to promote and market Buildify's services to the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and others.
If You wish to withdraw Your consent at any time, please contact Buildify at the email address set out below. At that time, Buildify will inform You of the implications of withdrawing Your consent.
In addition to the above, in certain circumstances, Buildify may seek consent from You, for the purposes of use and disclosure of Your personal information, which goes beyond that described herein and may use Your personal information to contact You for that consent.
ACCESS TO AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Applications in writing for access to Your personal information in the possession or custody of Buildify may be sent to Buildify at the email address set out below. Applications must be sufficiently detailed to allow Buildify to identify You and the personal information You are requesting. Buildify reserves the right to refuse to comply with all or a part of a request, where Buildify has concerns about the use of the personal information to be disclosed to You or is permitted to refuse by the provisions of applicable personal information protection legislation.
If You are of the view that some of Your personal information needs to be changed (such as updating Your address, etc.), Buildify will endeavour, upon receipt of those changes, to correct that information. If You wish, for any reason, to update Your personal information, You may email Buildify at the email address set out below. If Buildify is satisfied that the correction is reasonably necessary, Buildify will change the personal information. If Buildify is not satisfied that the correction should be made, Buildify will not make the change.
Requests for access and correction may be responded to by Buildify, within thirty (30) days of receiving the request, unless Buildify applies to the applicable privacy commission for an extension. Buildify will charge for providing You with copies of Your personal information.
Buildify will not grant You access with respect to Your personal information where it would have an unreasonable impact on another person’s personal information or privacy. Further, it will not provide access to Your personal information where Your request is frivolous or vexatious.
Buildify retains Your personal information for as long as necessary, to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, the purposes set out herein and to comply with applicable law. You consent to Buildify retaining Your information on this basis.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred percent (100%) secure. As a result, while Buildify will strive to protect Your personal information, it cannot warrant the security of any personal information transmitted to it, including through the use of the Site. Any such transmission is done at Your own risk. Once Buildify receives Your transmission, Buildify uses industry standards to safeguard the confidentiality of Your personal information against loss and unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modifying, disposal or similar risks.
TO CONTACT Buildify
You may contact Buildify at team@GetBuildify.com.
Should You have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of Your personal information, You may send Buildify an email and Buildify will respond.
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