Communities

Privacy

General

It is the policy of Quinte District Association of Realtors® (QDAR) that personal information, such as your name, gender, postal and e-mail address or telephone number is private and confidential. Because your privacy is important to us, QDAR maintains this privacy policy to explain how QDAR collects, uses and discloses your personal information, including information collected from social media sites, on its websites and mobile applications (collectively, hereinafter “website” or “websites”). Personal information collected by QDAR may be used for the following general purposes:

  • To send you communications you have opted-in to receive.
  • To respond to your questions and comments.
  • To tailor your experience of the website.
  • To help QDAR analyze the browsing patterns of its users in order to improve the content and design of its websites.
  • For security purposes, such as the prevention of potentially prohibited or illegal activities.
  • To enforce the website Terms of Use.
  • For statistical analysis.
  • As otherwise described in this privacy policy.
  • As otherwise described to you when the information is collected.

Personal information may be anonymized and consolidated into group data, which may be shared on an aggregated basis with QDAR Members. The shared data will not disclose your personal information and will not enable the recipients to contact you.

Third-Party Links and Sources of Information

This website consists of, and includes links to, many websites, including: REALTOR® member websites, social media (such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), mapping tools, community links, and, in some cases, Board listing information websites. These links are provided for convenience only and not as an endorsement of any products or services. QDAR is not responsible for and does not make any representation or warranty regarding the content of such websites. This privacy policy applies only to those sites which display this statement. You should carefully examine the privacy policies of sites appearing on, linking to or from this website. Personal information that you choose to provide to other websites will be subject to the privacy policies of those sites. If you decide to access such websites, you do so at your own risk.

Storage and Deletion

Personal information collected or provided to QDAR may be managed or stored by service providers and the databases located outside of Canada and subject to the laws of that jurisdiction in which such information is located.

Messages

QDAR collects the e-mails provided through the “Contact Us” feature of this website, so QDAR can respond to your questions or suggestions.

IP Addresses

QDAR may collect information about how this website is used. Each time you use this website, QDAR’s analytics software collects information such as your originating IP address, operating system version, browser type and version, and other like information.

Cookies

This website uses standard technology known as “cookies” including session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies temporarily keep your settings. This information is stored until your browser is closed. Persistent cookies are created for specific functions you may choose to use on the website including, but not limited to: accepting terms of use; saving search history; and saving favourites or bookmarking pages. Persistent cookies are used to improve your experience of the website and are retained from session to session. These cookies remain after the browser is closed and are stored locally on your system. QDAR does not track such cookies on QDAR servers, nor does QDAR use such cookies to store personal information. You may choose to delete persistent cookies after visiting this website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, tracking tool provided by Google, for audience activity, demographics reporting, and remarketing. Google Analytics information may be disclosed to REALTORS® with whom you interact with on the website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by installing a browser plug-in available on Google’s website.

Disclosure to Law Enforcement

QDAR may report to law enforcement agencies any uses of this website that it believes to be unlawful. QDAR may release your personal information to law enforcement agencies where QDAR has reasonable grounds to believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of QDAR or any person.

Revisions

QDAR may amend or update this policy at any time. QDAR encourages you to check this privacy policy from time to time to review the most current version. Your continued use of this website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance by you of such modifications.

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