Collecting Personal Information
If you use certain features of this Site, including without limitation the “Add Your Story” interactive feature, we will require your contact and possibly other personal information in order for you to submit Content (as defined in the Content Submission Rules).
If you choose not to submit any personal information upon request, you may not be able to participate in certain features on this Website. However, simply browsing our Website does not require the submission of personal information.
NAR uses any personal information collected to communicate with any users that submit Content, comments or questions; to improve and customize the content and layout of our Site and other communications tools; to track usage of NAR’s website; to administer our business, this Website and our services in a manner consistent with our Terms and Conditions of Use as well as all applicable laws, rules, regulations, or other legal obligations.
When Personal Information May Be Shared With Other Parties
NAR does not share, sell, or trade email addresses, except that state and local association staff and leadership email addresses may be listed in the membership directories available on REALTOR.org. NAR may use your email address to directly respond to any materials or comments you submit regarding the Site.
We may provide your personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. These parties may use the information solely in conjunction with the specific services they provide for us, such as maintenance of this website, responding to a question or comment, or investigation of a complaint.
NAR may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with the law or to protect our interests or property. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies in connection with issues related to fraud.
Web Log Information, Cookies, and IP Addresses
We collect certain information automatically, which may include (but is not limited to) IP addresses, browser types, referring websites, and access times, when consumers visit our Site. This “web log” information does not personally identify individual users but provides important information on the number of visitors and what areas or features they like best.
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is used by computers on a network to identify your computer every instance you log on to the Internet. We may keep track of IP addresses to troubleshoot technical concerns, maintain Website safety and security, or better understand how our Websites are utilized, amongst other uses.
Internet connection information about specific visitors, including IP numbers, may be communicated to outside parties as we deem necessary in actions to stop abuse of this Site.
Reservation of Rights
NAR reserves the right to use or disclose any information as needed to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to conduct investigations of consumer complaints or possible breaches of law, to protect our Website, our property, or the safety or rights of any visitor or third party, to fulfill your requests, to cooperate in a legal investigation, or in connection with the sale of our business or one of our brands without notice or consent.
This Website offers an interactive forum where users may submit Content for display on this Site, pursuant to the Terms and Conditions of Use and Content Submission Rules. Please remember that any information that you disclose in this area becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
NAR is dedicated to maintaining the security of information on our Website. NAR follows generally accepted standards to protect the information it collects and makes available via its Web sites. NAR tests its security procedures regularly and modifies them as new technologies become feasible.
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National Association of REALTORS®
430 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611