THE PRIVACY CODE OF THE CANADIAN REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION

(I am a / We are) member(s) of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and adhere to and abide by the principles set out in the CREA Privacy Code. All employees and sales representatives associated with ( my / our office) sign an acknowledgement that they will comply with the requirements of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice.

THE POLICY STATEMENT

We only collect personal information necessary to effectively market and sell the property of sellers, to locate, assess and qualify properties for buyers and to otherwise provide professional and competent real estate services to clients and customers.

DISCLAIMER

Some properties that appear for sale on this website may no longer be available because they are under contract, have been sold or are no longer being offered for sale.

All data and/or search facilities on this site are for consumers’ personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties that consumers may be interested in purchasing.

BuyRealty.ca cannot guarantee the accuracy of the IDX/MLS® data created by outside parties. It further assumes no responsibility for any misleading content or incorrectly listed information due to such negligence.

All ancillary information presented on this website is not guaranteed and should be independently verified by the users of this site. BuyRealty.ca makes no warranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the data contained within or obtained from this website.

We’re independent realtors with BuyRealty.ca, Brokerage*, and we do not represent the builder directly. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information, reference only. We are not liable for the use or misuse of the site’s information. All renderings are the artist’s concept. Prices, sizes, specifications, and promotions of the condos/houses are subject to change by the builder without notice. E.& OE.

PRIVACY POLICY

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 parties.

We may collect information through our website located at BuyRealty.ca and all domains owned by BuyRealty.ca, other sites accessible via subdomains, mobile versions of any of these sites, and any other site on which this Policy is posted (each a “Site” and, collectively, the “Sites”). 

(BuyRealty.ca and affiliate blog site, Realinsights.com are collectively referred to as the “Services”). Except in instances 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 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).

What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website or fill out any contact form, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;
  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;
  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 
  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.
  6. Google Calander Access requirements are mandatory for all Realtors to Sync with BuyRealty.ca Academy. 

How do we store, use, share and disclose visitors’ personal information?

Our company-hosted platform provides us with an online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through this platform’s data storage, databases, and general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by our hosted platform are used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

WHEN YOU REGISTER OR SIGN UP FOR OUR SERVICES

You may register for our services in order to 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 for our services, we collect Personal Information such as your name, email, phone number and any other Personal Information required on the registration form. We primarily use this information to provide information you have requested, manage and correspond with you about your inquiry, 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 BuyRealty.ca, our real estate sales associates, 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 or our general mailing list. If you inquire regarding a project, a BuyRealty.ca real estate sales associate may contact you regarding that or related properties to the extent related to your inquiry. 

Please note, if you choose to provide your email address or other contact information to one of our sales associates, we collect this information on behalf of that agent. However, we cannot control how sales associates use that information, and therefore this Policy does not apply to their use of your Personal Information. Please contact the agent to learn more about their privacy practices.

How do we communicate with our site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email, chat, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

COOKIES, WEB BEACONS AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Our Services 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 the behaviour 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 Services 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 browser’s settings menu; however, this may eliminate our ability to provide a personalized or 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 advertisers 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 parties 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 take 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 Google’s Ads Settings, here. To learn more about how to opt-out of DoubleClick’s use of cookies, visit the DoubleClick opt-out page, here.

LOCATION; IP ADDRESSES; AND CLICK-STREAM DATA

Our services and servers may collect other information from you. The Information collected cannot typically be used to identify you personally. However, if you have registered for our services, it may be possible for us to link certain information to information that identifies you personally. Information collected through our services includes the information sent to us automatically by your web browser, the address of the web page you were visiting when you accessed our services, information about your operating system, the browser you are using; the date and time of your visit; and online traffic patterns and content accessed throughout our services. If you allow the use of location services, we may also collect location information through our services. This information allows us to better tailor our content to visitors’ needs, to localize and personalize content and helps us and certain third parties to better understand our audience.

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 providing 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:

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

Information we collect may be shared with a variety of parties, depending upon the purpose and context in which that information was provided. We will only disclose the Personal Information you provide to appropriate affiliates of BuyRealty.ca and CondoRegistration.com to satisfy your request.

We may share analyses of our server logs, including details regarding the usage of our Services and general information about our audience, with current or potential advertisers or business partners. Such disclosures typically aggregate usage data from these analyses and other information not generally considered to be Personal Information.

We may, without your consent, share Personal Information and other data with service providers who provide certain 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.

In addition, in the event that we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, liquidation or sale of all or a portion of our assets, Personal Information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred, or may be disclosed (subject to confidentiality restrictions) during the due diligence process. If such a transfer occurs, the acquiring company’s use of your Personal Information will still be subject to this Policy, and any privacy choices you selected in your online profile on our Services.

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, rule 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 Disclaimer, 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 you can unsubscribe from email newsletters or similar communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in every email. 

INFORMATION SECURITY

We have implemented reasonable security measures to safeguard the Personal Information you provide us. However, please remember that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, and accordingly we cannot provide any guarantee that your Personal Information or any other information you provide us will remain secure.

EFFECTIVE DATE; POLICY CHANGES

Each time you use our services, the current version of the Policy will apply. Accordingly, when you use our services, you should check the date 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 LIABILITY

By providing us with any Personal Information, you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless BuyRealty.ca, related entities, parents, service providers, licensors, and its or their respective officers, directors, employees or agents (collectively the “BuyRealty.ca Parties”) 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 making unauthorized use of your Personal Information, we cannot 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 BUYREALTY.CA’ 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 BUYREALTY.CA’ PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. INTERNATIONAL GUESTS.

If you are accessing our services from outside of Canada, you consent to the transfer of your information to Canada, and the processing, use, and sharing of your information in accordance with this Policy. Regardless of where your information is collected or transferred, the information will be treated in accordance with this Policy.

How can our site visitors withdraw their consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please send us mail to: 401 Magnetic Drive Unit 12 Toronto ON, M3J 3H9. 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions and your contact information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at Services@BuyRealty.ca or send us mail to:  401 Magnetic Drive Unit 12 Toronto ON, M3J 3H9.