Last Updated: 5/1/2019
At Charleston Fine Homes, we appreciate your use of our website. Charleston Fine Homes respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information.
1. Information Collected by Charleston Fine Homes.
When you use the Website, we collect a variety of information from and about you, your devices, and your interaction with the Website. Some of this information identifies you directly or can be used to identify you when combined with other data.
- Information you provide. When using the Website, you may be asked to provide personal information about yourself, such as your name, contact information, details about your home or properties you are interested in, financial information. This may occur, for example, when you register on the Website, share or save a property, correspond with one of our real estate professionals via the Website, or complete other forms. You may also provide information about a third party through the Website, for example, if you share a real estate listing with a recipient via email. We may combine this information with other information we collect from your interaction with the Website or from other companies.
The pages on the Website may also include web beacons or pixels, which are electronic files to count users who have visited that page, to track activity over time and across different websites, to determine users’ interactions with emails we send, to identify certain cookies on the computer or other electronic device accessing that page, or to collect other related information, and this information may be associated with your unique browser, device identifier, or Internet Protocol address. We may, for example, implement a pixel on the pages of the Website where you view a certain advertisement so that we can track whether you visit a website associated with that advertisement at a later time.
- Mobile device and mobile browser information. You may adjust settings on your mobile device and mobile browser regarding cookies and sharing of certain information, such as your mobile device model or the language your mobile device uses, by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. Please refer to the instructions provided by your mobile service provider or mobile device manufacturer.
- Location Data. If you enable location services on your mobile device, Charleston Fine Homes may collect the location of your device, which we use to provide you with location-based information and advertising. If you wish to deactivate this feature, you can disable location services on your mobile device.
- Usage logs. We collect information about your use of our Website, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Website. We also collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Website, such as the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information, and browsing behavior.
Charleston Fine Homes will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any person under the age of 13.
2. How Charleston Fine Homes Uses Your Information
Charleston Fine Homes generally uses the information collected about you to provide and improve the Website, including to:
- provide and deliver the Website and send related information such as new listings alerts;
- respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
- monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Website;
- revise, modify, and update existing Website and develop new Website;
- personalize the Website and present you with content or features that we believe will be of interest or useful to you;
- link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
- carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.
Email Management. You may receive email from Charleston Fine Homes for a variety of reasons - for example, if you took an action through the Website, or you signed up for a new listings alert. If you have an account with Charleston Fine Homes, you can select your preferences through your account settings. Also, you can manage your receipt of some types of communication by following the instructions included in the email we send you. Please note that, even if you unsubscribe from certain email correspondences, we may still need to email you with administrative information.
3. When Charleston Fine Homes Shares and Discloses Your Information
Your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your information that identifies you personally. We will only share personal information that you provide outside the public areas of the Website in the following circumstances:
- With your consent. When you consent or direct Charleston Fine Homes to share the personal information. This happens when you submit your information through many of our Website. For example, if you choose to contact a real estate agent, mortgage lender, investor, builder, property manager, or other real estate professional through the Website, your name, phone number, email address, and message content will appear to the recipient of the message.
- Business transfers. If and when Charleston Fine Homes is involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of transfer or sale of some or all of its business, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, we may share your personal information in connection with that transaction.
4. Third-Party Links and Websites
5. Security and Retention of Information
Charleston Fine Homes takes reasonable steps to protect the information users share with us from unauthorized use, access, and disclosure, both during transmission and at rest. However, no transmission of information via the Internet nor electronic storage solution can be entirely secure, so please be aware that we cannot guarantee absolute security.
You can access, update, and delete personal information you provide to Charleston Fine Homes in your account profile by logging into your account on the relevant Charleston Fine Homes Service. We may maintain a copy of the original version of your information in our records.
6. Transfer of Information to the United States
Charleston Fine Homes is based in the United States and you acknowledge that the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Website or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer, and storage of information in and to the United States, where you may not have the same rights and protections as you do under local law.
7. Contacting Charleston Fine Homes
Charleston Fine Homes
Franne Schwarb, REALTOR
1127 Queensborough Blvd Ste 103
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464-5431