Information Shared With Us
We collect information that you share with us when using The Realty Life.
PERSONAL INFORMATION and PUBLIC INFORMATION
Personal information is any information, in whatever form, about an identifiable individual. Therefore, through Your access and use of the Site, The Realty Life may receive personal information from and about You.
The following is not personal information (hereinafter the "public information") and You agree that that is the case:
The Realty Life may share Your public information and any modifications and updates thereto by You, with a developer, owner or agent of the developer/owner of a real estate project or other developer or investor for or in real estate or any affiliate (each, the “Developer”) and/or with a real estate agent, broker, brokerage and real estate consultant or any affiliate (each, the “Real Estate Agent”), and with real estate boards, associations or regulators, financial institutions, the providers of goods and services and government agencies and You hereby consent thereto. For instance, The Realty Life may share Your public information with one or more Developers and/or Real Estate Agents with respect to a real estate project or projects, for the purposes of such Developers and/or Real Estate Agents contacting You in respect thereto. For instance, The Realty Life may share Your public information with rewards suppliers, for the purposes of such Rewards Suppliers contacting You in respect thereto. For instance, The Realty Life may share Your public information with providers of products and services as they relate to real estate and/or the ownership and/or the occupancy thereof. Information You share with these entities will be subject to those entities’ privacy policies.
Profile Information: When you sign up for a The Realty Life account, certain information is required such as your full name and email address. You may also choose to provide information such as your location, a personal website, a personal bio, or an image. Your name, image, personal bio, personal website and location may be publicly displayed. The Realty Life does not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. The Realty Life retains this information only as long as the profile is active.
Payment Information: When you partake in a paid service program, we may collect your financial information to process payments. This information will be used only to complete payments and will not be shared. All financial information is encrypted and stored securely.
Communications: When you communicate with The Realty Life or use The Realty Life to communicate with other The Realty Life users, we collect information about your communication and any information you provide. When you fill a form or post to forums, we collect any information you choose to provide.
Third Party Services: If you link, connect or login to The Realty Life through a third party service (e.g. Facebook), the third party service may send us information such as your profile information. This information may vary and is controlled by that service.
We collect information automatically when using The Realty Life.
The Realty Life may collect personal information through Your use of the Site, various contracts, forms or documents You complete and/or other activities initiated through the Site. This occurs when You register at the Site, access and use the Site and its functions, use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time or otherwise by The Realty Life specifically requesting the personal information from You at the Site.
The Site is not directed to children. No communication will be sent to anyone or information collected from anyone who indicates that he/she is younger than 16 years of age.
Usage Information: When using The Realty Life , we collect information about the pages or other content you view, the forms you’ve submitted, the edits you make and other actions on the The Realty Life website. We collect information about your interactions with the site (eg. mouse movements, locations, clicks and key presses) for the purpose of improving user experience.
Location Information: When using The Realty Life , we collect your general location through your IP address to serve you relevant information. We may request your specific information to improve your search experience.
Log Information: When using The Realty Life , we collect log information such as IP address, preferred language, access times, hardware/software information and device information to help diagnose problems on our server and to administer our website. This information is also used to gather broad, aggregated demographic information.
Please be aware that You have the option of disabling the receipt of cookies on Your computer, by adjusting the cookies setting. You may also receive cookies from the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers and The Realty Life does not control these cookies.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a general rule, The Realty Life does not disclose Your personal information, except with Your permission or consent or as set out herein or as permitted by law or under special circumstances, such as when The Realty Life believes, in good faith, that the law requires it or there are specific circumstances which require it.
Since personal information may be collected through registration at the Site and the use of the Site, including using any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time, this personal information shall be disclosed by The Realty Life to its affiliates, as necessary or desirable to provide the required services, and to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers, in each case as necessary, and You hereby consent thereto. The Realty Life and its affiliates may use Your personal information to better meet Your needs and to better provide service to You through this Site and such affiliates' websites of The Realty Life for services in the real estate business, and You hereby consent thereto.
The Realty Life may disclose aggregated statistics (where The Realty Life discloses a characteristic or characteristics of users of the Site, as a group, and not as individuals) in order to describe and/or promote this Site, the services of The Realty Life and to prospective Developers and/or Real Estate Agents and/or Rewards Suppliers and for other lawful purposes.
The personal information You provide through registration at and accessing and use of the Site may be aggregated in order to show and promote the use of the Site. For example, The Realty Life may provide to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, summaries of service success rates, inventory of units sold, either for the Developers’ projects and/or the Real Estate Agents or for the Site in general and over any given period of time.
From time to time, You may receive material, promotional and/or marketing literature or special offers from The Realty Life, the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and/or Rewards Suppliers and/or third parties. To provide this information, The Realty Life may share Your public information including Your name, contact information and email address and some or all of Your personal information with the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers and/or third parties, and you hereby consent thereto. The Realty Life may also communicate with You about additional real estate services or to provide information to You about other products and services which may interest You. You may inform The Realty Life that you do not wish to receive this information. You may continue to access the Site even if You have so advised The Realty Life.
The Realty Life or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers may disclose Your personal information to perform credit checks or to collect accounts owed to The Realty Life or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers, to prevent fraud, to prevent money laundering or to request information about You from the files of consumer reporting agencies.
The Realty Life collects personal information where it is necessary to provide its services which You are seeking on or in association with the Site. You hereby consent to the use of Your personal information for the purposes set out herein and at the Site. The Realty Life shall disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers and You hereby consent thereto. You specifically consent to the use of Your personal information in conjunction with the online use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site as You may use them from time to time.
The Realty Life reserves the right to collect, use and disclose Your personal information, where it is required or allowed to by law, including any appropriate personal information protection legislation, without Your knowledge or consent, to any third parties, without first obtaining Your consent.
The Realty Life may disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent for the sale, rent, lease, financing, mortgages, and insurance of condominiums, townhouse or other real estate developments, for the purposes of contacting You for the promotion and sale of such real estate or developments.
The Realty Life may disclose Your personal information to Rewards Suppliers, for the purposes of contacting You in connection with the redemption of Rewards. Also, Your personal information may be used to inform You of other products or services available through the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or Rewards Suppliers. You hereby consent to these uses.
In some cases, The Realty Life may rely on opt-out consent, in that You will receive certain information from The Realty Life unless You advise The Realty Life that You do not wish to receive it at that time.
The Realty Life reserves the right to collect, use and disclose personal information in certain limited circumstances, without Your knowledge and consent:
The Realty Life reserves the right to disclose personal information, without Your knowledge and consent to create aggregate information, in order to identify user needs and trends, to aid in the development of new services and products and to promote and market The Realty Life's services to the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and others.
If You wish to withdraw Your consent at any time, please contact The Realty Life at the email address set out below. At that time, The Realty Life will inform You of the implications of withdrawing Your consent.
In addition to the above, in certain circumstances, The Realty Life may seek consent from You, for the purposes of use and disclosure of Your personal information, which goes beyond that described herein and may use Your personal information to contact You for that consent.
ACCESS TO AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Applications in writing for access to Your personal information in the possession or custody of The Realty Life may be sent to The Realty Life at the email address set out below. Applications must be sufficiently detailed to allow The Realty Life to identify You and the personal information You are requesting. The Realty Life reserves the right to refuse to comply with all or a part of a request, where The Realty Life has concerns about the use of the personal information to be disclosed to You or is permitted to refuse by the provisions of applicable personal information protection legislation.
If You are of the view that some of Your personal information needs to be changed (such as updating Your address, etc.), The Realty Life will endeavour, upon receipt of those changes, to correct that information. If You wish, for any reason, to update Your personal information, You may email The Realty Life at the email address set out below. If The Realty Life is satisfied that the correction is reasonably necessary, The Realty Life will change the personal information. If The Realty Life is not satisfied that the correction should be made, The Realty Life will not make the change.
Requests for access and correction may be responded to by The Realty Life, within thirty (30) days of receiving the request, unless The Realty Life applies to the applicable privacy commission for an extension. The Realty Life will charge for providing You with copies of Your personal information.
The Realty Life will not grant You access with respect to Your personal information where it would have an unreasonable impact on another person’s personal information or privacy. Further, it will not provide access to Your personal information where Your request is frivolous or vexatious.
The Realty Life retains Your personal information for as long as necessary, to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, the purposes set out herein and to comply with applicable law. You consent to The Realty Life retaining Your information on this basis.
No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred percent (100%) secure. As a result, while The Realty Life will strive to protect Your personal information, it cannot warrant the security of any personal information transmitted to it, including through the use of the Site. Any such transmission is done at Your own risk. Once The Realty Life receives Your transmission, The Realty Life uses industry standards to safeguard the confidentiality of Your personal information against loss and unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modifying, disposal or similar risks.The Realty Life has security measures in place to help protect your information against loss, access, alteration, misuse and interception by third parties. The Realty Life cannot guarantee and assumes no liability for the security of transmission or storage of your information.
Email Opt-Outs: Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving email or other forms of communications from The Realty Life. To opt-out of receiving emails, click on the notifications tab while editing your user profile to change your settings.
Cookie Opt-Outs: If you do not wish to be tracked via cookies, you may disable the usage of cookies through your browser settings.
Should You have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of Your personal information, You may send The Realty Life an email and The Realty Life will respond.
The Realty Life Inc.
8854 Yonge Street Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0T4
Last Revised: December 18, 2019