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Privacy Policy

Effective April 8, 2014
 

The LAKE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® ("LCAOR") has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and so that you, as a visitor to www.lcaor.com ("Web site"), will be aware of the uses made of information that may be generated as a result of you using our Web site.


If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at scottk@lcaor.com.

At www.lcaor.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.lcaor.com and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.lcaor.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
www.lcaor.com does use cookies to store information about visitor preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.lcaor.com.
.:: Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.lcaor.com and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ....
Google Adsense

Experian

Real Estate Business Services (REBS)

Our Service Providers and Affiliate Members


These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.lcaor.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

www.lcaor.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.lcaor.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Links to Other Sites

In many areas of our Web site, we have included links to other Internet sites which we feel add to or improve the quality of our Web site.   While we hope you find these links helpful, we cannot assume responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of any linked site.  Therefore, we encourage you to investigate and determine the privacy policy and practices of any linked site prior to providing information to the linked site. 

Required by Law

We may disclose information provided by you if we are legally required to do so, such as by court order or subpoena.

Security

We have adopted what we consider to be reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, theft, misuse and alteration of information collected through our Web site.  However, if you are concerned about the security of the Internet or our Web site, we suggest that you not provide this information.

Other Products and Services

Although we generally collect and use information to fulfill the stated objective for which the information was requested or collected, we may also provide the information to our Affiliates so that they may send you information regarding other products or services that may be valuable or interesting to you.

 

Children's Guidelines

Our Web site does not currently attempt to collect or solicit information from persons who are under the age of eighteen.  However, given the anonymous nature of the Internet, it is possible that someone under the age of eighteen may access our Web site and provide us with personal information.  If this situation occurs and it is brought to our attention, we will not use the information in any way without prior parental consent and we will take all reasonable steps to prevent it from occurring again.

Member Directory

LCAOR is a private trade association consisting of real estate professionals.   As one of the many benefits of membership with LCAOR we make available on our Web site a searchable database of our members.  The directory can be used by the public to locate and contact our members by such characteristics as name, company or city location. 

The member information made available through the Member Directory is intended to contain only the business information of our members.   Under no circumstances will we intentionally display or make available on our Web site the personal home addresses or phone numbers of our members. 

If you are a member of LCAOR and would like to be removed from the Member Directory, please contact the Association Office sending an email to scottk@lcaor.com.  If you have corrections or updates to the Directory, login to your account by clicking the myLCAOR tab and providing your username and password.  If you have difficulty contact the Association Office as stated above.

Directors and Committee Members

For use by the members of LCAOR, we make available on the Web site the names of members who are serving as directors or committee members of LCAOR.

Changes to Privacy Policy Statement

With the ever-changing environment of the Internet and to maintain our ability to improve the quality and safety of our Web site, we reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.  In the event we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy, we will notify you by updating the Policy's Effective Date and indicating the previous effective date.  As you use our Web site, we encourage you to periodically check back with this Privacy Policy for changes that we may make.  Your continued use of our Web site will constitute your agreement to any changes we make and if you do not agree with a change, please refrain from using our Web site.  Thank you!

The  LAKE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF  REALTORS®
Member Information Privacy Policy

The LAKE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® ("LCAOR") has created this Member Information Privacy Policy to demonstrate its firm commitment to the privacy of member information and so that you, as a member of LCAOR, will be aware of the uses made of your member information by LCAOR.

1.  Confidential.  In general, all member information provided to LCAOR by its members is treated as confidential and LCAOR uses its best efforts to keep such information confidential and prevent unauthorized use. 

2.  LCAOR Member Communications.  From time to time, LCAOR will use your preferred contact information to send you regular and special membership communications and publications.  Preferred contact information as used in this section and the remainder of this privacy policy is the information pertaining to your name, email address, mailing address, telephone and facsimile numbers which you indicated on your membership application as the preferred contact information to receive communications.  For example, you may have indicated your business address as your preferred mailing address and your home telephone number as your preferred telephone number.

3.  Member Requests.  From time to time, you may contact LCAOR and make requests.  In order to respond to your request, we may need to access and use your member information.  For example, we may need to access your preferred mailing address to send you the information you requested.

4.  Member Directory.  As one of the many benefits of membership with LCAOR, we make available on our web site (www.lcaor.com) a searchable database of our members called the Member Directory.  The purpose of this directory is to assist the public in locating and contacting our members.  The Directory contains searchable characteristics about our members, such as the member’s name, company or city location.  The member information made available through the Member Directory is intended to contain only the business information of our members.  Under no circumstances will we intentionally display or make available your personal home addresses or telephone number in the Member Directory unless you indicated these to LCAOR as your preferred contact information.  If you would like to be removed from the Member Directory, please see the section of this privacy policy called "Choice/Opt Out."  If you have corrections or updates to the directory, please see the section called "Corrections/Updates."

5.  Names of Directors and Committee Members; Use of Preferred Contact Information.  For use by LCAOR members and for purposes of conducting LCAOR Board of Directors meetings, we make available on our web site (www.lcaor.com) and in other print and electronic formats the names of those LCAOR members serving as directors or committee members of LCAOR  In addition, in order to provide meeting related information and to send official Board of Directors notices, we access and use the preferred contact information of LCAOR directors and committee members, including email and mailing addresses.

6.  Third Parties.  From time to time, LCAOR makes your preferred contact information available to Affiliate partners and approved strategic business partners to enable them to notify you about products and services that LCAOR feels you may be interested in.  LCAOR may also make your preferred contact information available to third parties who do work on behalf of LCAOR Under no circumstances will we intentionally make available your personal home addresses or telephone number to third parties unless you indicated these as your preferred contact information.  If you do not want your preferred contact information to be provided to third parties, please see the section of this privacy policy called "Choice/Opt Out."

7.  Request from the Public.  If the public contacts LCAOR and requests information regarding one of its members, we may check our member database and verify to the public whether the person(s) is in fact a member of LCAOR.  We may also provide the public with the name and telephone number of the firm that the member is affiliated with and the local association through which the member holds membership.  However, in no event will we provide personal information to the public, such as your home address and telephone number, unless required by a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process or in the case of imminent physical harm to the public or other members.

8.  Orders; Credit Card Information.  LCAOR sells various real estate related products and services to its members.  In order to process and complete orders, we may need to access your member information, such as your name, company name, address, state and zip code.  This information will only be used to process your order (i.e. ship and mail your order) and to send you information regarding updates to the products or services you purchased.  If you pay for your order by credit card, we will need to ask you for your credit card number and expiration date, which will be used solely to complete your order and otherwise kept confidential. All credit card information is destroyed after taking payment.

9.  Choice/Opt Out.  LCAOR recognizes the importance of your privacy.  If you do not want your member information displayed or used in one or more of the manners described above, please read the following instructions:

To opt out of having your name and business contact information included in the Member Directory, please email us at: scottk@lcaor.com or write us at: P.O. Box 280, Lakeport, CA 95453.  Please be sure to specify in your email or writing that you want to be removed from the Member Directory on www.lcaor.com.  To insure your request is processed timely and accurately, please provide the following information with your request: first name, last name, office name, office telephone number, BRE license number, and NRDS member number.  LCAOR will process your request as quickly as possible; however, your name may continue to be reproduced in the Member Directory until the request is ultimately processed.  LCAOR apologizes in advance for any inconveniences this may cause. 

To opt out of having your preferred contact information provided to third parties, please email us at: scottk@lcaor.com or write us at: P.O. Box 280 Lakeport, CA 95453.  To ensure your request is processed timely and accurately, please provide the following information with your request: first name, last name, office name, office telephone number, BRE license number, and NRDS member number.  LCAOR will process your request as quickly as possible; however, you may continue to receive third party communications until the request is ultimately processed.  LCAOR apologizes in advance for any inconveniences this may cause. 

Please note, if you are a director or committee member of LCAOR, you cannot opt out of having your name reproduced and your preferred contact information used in the manner described in Sections 4 and 5 above.

12.  Corrections/Updates.  If there is member information about you which needs to be corrected or updated, please email us at scottk@lcaor.com, or login to your member account by clicking on the myLCAOR tab and logging in with your assigned username and password or write us at P.O. Box 280 Lakeport, CA 95453.  However, in order for the correction or update to be permanent, you will need to contact your local association and make sure that the correction or update is made in its records as well.

13.   Contacting LCAOR  If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to email us at scottk@lcaor.com or write us at P.O. Box 280 Lakeport, CA 95453.

14.  Changes in This Policy.  From time to time, LCAOR may need to change this privacy policy to better meet the needs of its members.  As such, we reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time.  Such changes may be made without prior notice so we encourage you to periodically check this privacy policy statement for changes that we may make.  Changes to this policy will be effective when posted on LCAOR's web site unless determined otherwise by the LCAOR Board of Directors. 

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