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Privacy Policy

Last modified: February 24, 2015

Introduction

Real Estate Information Network, Inc. ("Company" or "We") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.reinmls.com (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Website
  • In e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and this Website
  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party; or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to our Privacy Policy below). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, social security number or other information that is defined as personal or personally identifiable information under applicable law ("personal information")
  • That is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site; information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website; this includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services; We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes
  • Your search queries on the Website

Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or  and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it
  • To provide you with notices about your account
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any services we offer or provide though it
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information
  • For any other purpose with your consent

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties' goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates
  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about our Website users is among the assets transferred
  • To third parties to market their products or services to you. We contractually require these third parties to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them
  • To the public, through various web pages, to inform them of your name and contact information should they wish to use your services
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information
  • With your consent

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request
  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers or others

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change certain of your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.

You may also send us an e-mail at mls@reininc.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page.  The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

4575 Bonney Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
Attn:  Dan Hudy
mls@reininc.com
757-531-7900