Ottawa Real Estate Sales provides a variety of products and services to the public, including, but not limited to, real estate services, real estate agency services, advising with respect to real estate purchase and sale, home leasing, property management, and other real estate advisory services.
In the course of providing these products and services, Ottawa Real Estate Sales may collect certain personal information about its clients with their consent.
"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.
The kind of information we collect
Ottawa Real Estate Sales gathers and uses 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; to evaluate independent broker applicants; and to otherwise provide professional and competent real estate services to clients as well as to ensure that you are satisfied with the products and services we have provided. Ottawa Real Estate Sales may also use your Personal Information to update you about our services and to offer you additional products or services that you may be interested in, so that we may continue to serve your real estate and relocation needs.
We may be required to collect your social insurance number if the federal government obligates us to do so pursuant to the Income Tax Act.
How we use your information
Ottawa Real Estate Sales uses Personal Information for four 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.
4. To refer you to our fellow real estate industry professionals as necessary to serve you real estate and relocation needs.
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.
With whom we may share your information
(i) Royal LePage employees
(ii) Royal LePage and Ottawa Real Estate Sales affiliates
In order to better meet your needs, we may share some of your Personal Information with our affiliates. We will only do this with your express consent and you may withdraw this consent at any time. The procedure for withdrawing consent is outlined below under the section "Opting Out."
(iii) Royal LePage and Ottawa Real Estate Sales third-party suppliers
(iv) Sale of business
We may transfer your personally identifiable information to a third party in connection with a sale, merger, or other disposition (whether of assets, stock, or otherwise) of our business.
In order to provide you with our services and products, Ottawa Real Estate Sales will, with your consent, share your personal information with other Royal LePage and Ottawa Real Estate Sales affiliates. Should you not want to receive promotional materials from or have your Personal Information shared with these companies please contact us at the address, phone number, or e-mail address provided at the bottom of this page.
Anonymous information and "cookies"
Ottawa Real Estate Sales 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 Ottawa Real Estate Sales websites. 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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