The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations. It sets out the ground rules for how businesses must handle personal information in the course of commercial activity.
Link to PIPEDA The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
I/we provide a variety of products and services to the public, including but not limited to: real estate brokerage services, real estate agency services, advising with respect to real estate purchase and sale, home leasing, property management.
In the course of providing these products and services, I/we may collect, with their consent, certain personal information about our clients and persons expressing interest in obtaining more information about our services.
"Personal Information" means information about an identifiable individual. This may include, without limitation, the individual's name, home address, age, income, credit history or other financial information, credit card information, personal preferences and other information about his or her family. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED ON THIS WEB SITE?
No personally-identifying information is collected on this Web Site except as explicitly provided by you when requesting information. As part of the information request process, we may collect Personal Information in order to provide you with the products and services you have requested, namely: information that is required to effectively market and sell the property of sellers or lessors; to locate, assess and qualify properties for buyers; evaluate independent broker applicants, and to otherwise provide professional and competent real estate services to clients and to ensure that you are satisfied with the products and services we have provided. I/we may also use your Personal Information to update you about our services and to offer you additional products or services.
WHAT DO YOU DO WITH MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Please note: Personal Information collected through this Web site will not be forwarded, sold or otherwise transferred to third parties.
Your Personal Information is used for three general purposes:
1. To communicate with you in order to provide you with our products and services.
2. For inclusion in documentation relating to your particular real estate transaction.
3. Transactional information to monitor our level of service and report back to you to ensure your satisfaction with the provision of such services.
We will only use Personal Information for the purpose that we have disclosed to you. If we want to use your information for a different purpose,we will notify you and ask for your consent first.
WHEN WE ARE PERMITTED TO DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
I/we are obliged to keep your Personal Information confidential except under the following circumstances:
(i) When Authorized by You
(ii) When Required by Law
(iii) When Permitted by Law
(i) When Authorized by You
Many of the services I/we offer require us to obtain Personal Information about you in order to perform the services you have engaged us to provide. We will always obtain consent from you first, and we will never use the information for purposes other than those we have told you about.
This Web Site may contain links to other Web sites, including those of its business partners. I/we are in no way responsible and cannot guarantee the content or privacy of other sites linked from this Web Site.
ANONYMOUS INFORMATION AND "COOKIES"
This Web Site may collect anonymous information about you. This means that the information collected cannot be traced back to a specific person. For example, our Web servers may record certain information automatically when you visit this Web Site. This information is collected using "cookies" and might include the pages you visited, your IP (Internet Protocol) address and other site usage statistics. This anonymous information is used for research and analytical purposes only (like evaluating how many visitors our Web sites receive or which pages they visit most often). It does not reveal any Personal Information about you, the user. This aggregate data may be disclosed to third parties, but never with personally identifying information.
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