RealEstate

REALESTATE.PH CENTRAL INC. PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy of Use governs the manner in which RealEstate.PH Central Inc. collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.realestate.ph website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by RealEstate.PH Central Inc.

RealEstate.PH respects your privacy and wants to protect your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and (under certain conditions) disclose your personal information. This Privacy Policy also explains the steps we have taken to secure your personal information.

Finally, we shall therefore only use your name and other information which relates to you in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy. We will only collect information where it is necessary for us to do so and we will only collect information if it is relevant to our dealings with you. We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected. You can visit the Site and browse without having to provide personal details. During your visit to the Site you remain anonymous and at no time can we identify you unless you have an account on the Site and log on with your user name and password.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information (if/when applicable). Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-Personal, Identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

RealEstate.PH Central Inc. may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • Account Information and Profile Set-up

  • To improve customer service
    Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.

  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.

  • To process payments/transactions
    We may use the information Users provide about themselves when processing a payment (either for membership subscription, sponsorship or auction, etc). We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.

  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to your account. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Your information is stored on our servers. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

Privacy

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may use your information for commercial interests to sell for future customized advertising solutions with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers.

Third party real estate brokers and advertisers on the RealEstate.PH website cannot email Users directly. It is RealEstate.PH that will email Users on behalf of the advertiser.

We may further anonymize data about Users of the Site generally and use it for various purposes, including ascertaining the general location of the Users and usage of certain aspects of the Site or a link contained in an email to those registered to receive them, and supplying that anonymized data to third parties such as advertisers. However, that anonymized data will not be capable of identifying you personally.

We store and process your information on computers that are protected by physical and technological security devices. You can access and modify the information you provide to RealEstate.PH and choose to set your listing to private. You may also choose not to receive any communications by signing in to your account.

Advertising, Marketing and Opt Out Option

Users to the Site are automatically included in RealEstate.PH advertising and marketing materials, such as newsletters. However, Users may request RealEstate.PH to cease sending you such information or request that your personal information be removed from the RealEstate.PH database or mailing list at any time.

If you prefer not to receive interest-based advertising, you may always click the "Opt Out" button. After you opt out, you will no longer receive interest based ads or newsletters from RealEstate.PH, however, RealEstate.PH shall still have the right to access your personal information.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Copyright Warranty

The User hereby warrants that he owns the copyright to any and all data, text, video, still images, audio or other material that he/she shares, publishes, posts, stores or uploads on the RealEstate.PH Site as permitted under these terms.

You retain all of your ownership rights to your Contributions. RealEstate.PH is under no obligation to treat your Contributions as proprietary information.

When you upload, submit, store, send or receive Content to or through our Site, you give RealEstate.PH, its employees, agents and representatives, a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes we make so that your Content works better with our Services), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such Content. The rights you grant in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting, and improving our Services, and to develop new ones. This license continues even if you stop using our Services.

User Contributions

User's 'Contributions' and/or 'Content' shall mean information including data, text, video, still images, audio or other material that Users share, publish, post, store or upload on our Site as permitted under these terms.

The RealEstate.PH Site may display Content that is not RealEstate.PH’s. This Content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available. RealEstate.PH may review Content and Contributions to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law. But that does not necessarily mean that RealEstate.PH reviews Content/Contributions.

RealEstate.PH does not have a practice of monitoring or making inquiries about Third Party Content. RealEstate.PH is not responsible for, does not endorse and makes no representations either expressly or impliedly concerning Third Party Content. Third Party Content does not represent the views of RealEstate.PH. You rely on Third Party Content completely at your own risk.

You grant RealEstate.PH, in respect of Contributions to its website the right to use your name or the name you submit with the Contribution, and, the right to represent and warrant that:

  • (a)you own and control all of the rights to the Contributions; or 

  • (b)you have the lawful right including all necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorise RealEstate.PH to display the Contributions.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold RealEstate.PH and its affiliates (and their officers, agents, partners and employees) against any and all loss, liability, claim or demand (including reasonable attorneys’ fees arising out of, or in connection with your use of and access to our websites or making Contributions not in accordance with this Privacy Policy or the Terms of the Site.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall RealEstate.PH be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including lost profit, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of customers, loss of capital, downtime costs, loss of profit, loss of or damage to reputation, loss under or in relation to any other contract, loss of data, loss of use of data, loss of anticipated savings or benefits suffered or incurred by or awarded against you under or in any way connected with this agreement or the Site. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, the aggregate liability of RealEstate.PH to you for any cause of action whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to Two Thousand Pesos (Php2,000.00).

Changes to this Privacy Policy

RealEstate.PH Central Inc. has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect and content of the site such as changes in prices or fees such as for membership subscriptions, auctions, sponsorship, etc. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Jurisdiction

Your use of the Site, this Privacy Policy, Terms of Use, and all of our legal terms and notices will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Philippines and by using our websites you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the jurisdiction of Philippine courts.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

RealEstate.PH Central Inc.
www.realestate.ph
27/F Trafalgar Plaza, H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Philippines