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Effective Date: June 4, 2012

This notice (the “Website Privacy Policy”) describes privacy policy of BackAgent (BA) and Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA). BA and WREA will be referred to collectively as “we, our or us” as it relates to BA and/or WREA’s Websites, including the Websites at www.weichertworks.com, www.weichertworks.net, weichert.backagent.net and any related site maintained and operated by BackAgent and/or WREA (collectively, the “Website”). We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify or change this Privacy Policy at any time with or without prior notice to you. You should visit this page periodically to review the current Privacy Policy; the effective date will be posted at the top of this Privacy Policy for your convenience. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes. If at any time you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you must immediately stop using the Website.

What information we collect: BA and/or WREA may ask for and collect from you personally identifiable information at certain points throughout the site. Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your first and last name, email address, address, phone number, photograph, MLS identification number, and Social Security number. If you order a product or service, you may be asked for financial information such as a credit card number. Once you provide your personal information, you are not anonymous to us.

How we use your information: We may use your information:

  • To process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as to receive further information about a product or service.
  • To improve the content and navigability of the Website.
  • To properly display your listings on website(s).
  • To list your contact information on real estate website(s).
  • To alert you to new site features, special events, offers and services
  • To enforce our Terms of Use.
  • In the future, we may sell some or all or our assets or reorganize our corporate structure. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. In the event of a sale or reorganization of our assets including our database, customer information may be transferred. We will require recipients of customer information to honor our privacy policy.
  • Who we share the information with: We will disclose your personally identifiable information to another company only (i) to complete your request, e.g., providing information about a service, (ii) to outsource one or more of the functions described in the previous section, (iii) so you may gain access to other Weichert® websites, (iv) so you may gain leads from Weichert Lead Network, or (v) so you may gain access to WREA’s Approved Suppliers.
  • We may share your information with the proper authorities in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, or when we believe you have acted in violation of our Terms of Use.
  • Your Social Security number is used to aggregate your personal production for WREA award purposes, allow you to gain access to other Weichert websites, and allow you to gain leads from Weichert Lead Network. We do not display your Social Security number to the public or in any report; however, your Weichert franchise owner has access to the administrative feature of this website and can view your Social Security number for admin purposes.

Where and when we collect information on the Website: In addition to the information you knowingly provide, we keep track of the domains and IP addresses from which people visit us. We also collect site usage statistics such as Web browser types and page requests. This data is not personally identifiable and is used to more efficiently operate our business, prepare for network load demands, promote our services and administer the Website. We may share with our affiliates aggregated statistical information about the use of the Website.

How we collect information: In addition to the information gathered as described above, there is a technology called "cookies" which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Website. A cookie is an element of data that a Website can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. We sometimes make use of cookies on the Website so that we can better serve you when you return to the Website. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. However, please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of certain features on the Website.

When we share your information. We do not sell your personal information. However, we may share your information with companies affiliated with WREA and our approved suppliers to provide products and services, or that help us market to customers. It may be necessary − by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence − for us to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.

How we protect information: We attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security. We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

California Privacy Law: We voluntarily abide by the California Privacy Law.

Children: This Website is not directed toward children under the age of 13 years nor do we knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to us.

Choice: You may change your preferences relating to the receipt of our information by going to Manage Preferences. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make.

Governing law: This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey and all questions concerning the validity interpretation or performance of any of the provisions of this Policy or of any rights, obligations of the Parties hereto shall be enforced in accordance with the laws of New Jersey. The Parties hereto irrevocably consent to be subject to the personal jurisdiction of any federal, state, or local court sitting in sitting in the relevant county of Morris and Essex Counties, New Jersey in connection with any action to determine any dispute arising under this Policy or to enforce the provisions hereof.

Links: The Website contains links to third-party Websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.

Contacts: If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please send an email to Workspace Support.

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