We take seriously your awareness and concern about your own personal privacy interests.
How we collect and use (process) your personal information
GivingHouse.org collects data to operate effectively and provide you the best experiences with our headquarters, offices, and associates.
When you visit the Site, Giving House collects information about you and your browsing habits. The information we collect depends on the pages of our website you visit and what you do during your visit.
Giving House does not track your online activities over time and across third-party websites in order to provide targeted advertising.
For most of the browsing services on the Site, Giving House does not require your personal information. The data that we may collect can include the following. As mentioned before this depends on the pages of your website that you visit:
Browsing information. Name of the domain and host from which you access the internet, the IP address of your computer, the type and version of the browser and operating system that you are using, web log data including the date and time you access our website, and the internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.
Email information. Giving House may also use "message format" and "message open" sensing technologies to enable Giving House to recognize whether you have enabled your email program to receive HTML emails.
Contacts and relationships. Through the forms that you fill out on this website you may be asked to provide your name, email address, telephone number and address.
Depending on your request other information may also be collected. It is your discretion and determination whether to provide such information.
Additionally, when you use the Site to search for a property, you may be directed to a website operated by a Giving House franchisee, and we may provide that Giving House office or real estate agent with the information you have provided (e.g. your contact information as provided by you, or the parameters of your search) in addition to information automatically collected about you (e.g. your browser type or operating system version).
Use of the Information
Giving House uses this information to respond to the legitimate interest of your requests, to provide you with information that Giving House thinks may be of interest to you, and to operate its business. Giving House may disclose your information to its affiliates, agents, and third-party vendors and service providers working on our behalf. Giving House has implemented technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). You should know, however, that Giving House cannot fully eliminate such risks.
Additionally, Giving House may disclose part or all of a user’s personal information as required by law, when necessary to protect Giving House’s rights or property, or the rights of another user.
Giving House may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties.
Message format and open sensing technologies are used and allows us to recognize whether you have opened our email messages. We can only detect this if you have enabled your email program to receive HTML emails.
Who We Share Your Personal Information With
Giving House shares this information with its licensees, affiliates, and companies who provide services such as: email marketing, customer relationship management, information storage, data analytics, fraud prevention.
If you use the Site to inquire about a property or contact a real estate agent, broker or office, the information you have provided may be shared with a Giving House agent, broker or market center.
We may also disclose your information to law enforcement based on a legal requirement.
When and how we share information with others
The personal information Giving House collects from you is stored in one or more data stores hosted by Giving House or third parties located in the United States.
Giving House will access your personal data only in regards to Giving House and your business needs. Third parties do not have access to your personal information for any other intent other than cloud retrieval and storage.
Transferring personal data from the EU to the US
EU-US Privacy Shield Statement: Giving House complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit: https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
Data subject rights
You have the right to access your personal data and receive a copy of your personal data we are processing. You may also request that we delete your data or restrict data that we cannot maintain for a legitimate business need or legal obligation. You may make these types of requests at email@example.com with the specific access rights request and contact information clearly stated. Requests may be verified with the reported requestor.
You have the right under Privacy Shield to access, correct or delete your personal data.
Security of your information
To help protect personally identifiable information and the privacy of data that you enter and transmit when using this site, we maintain, technical, physical, and administrative safeguards. Our website hosting and design company, Squarespace, tests and updates our security technology on an ongoing basis. We train our partners and associates about the importance of the information confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information.
Data storage and retention
This Site is not designed or intended to collect information from children under the age of 13. In addition, Giving House does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
Giving House markets our products and services exclusively to adults. If you are younger than age 18, you may use our website only with the permission and involvement of your parents or guardian.
Changes and updates to the Privacy Notice
The last amended/update date is noted at the end of this policy.
Questions, concerns or complaints
If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from Giving House, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, Giving House commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information.
Should you have any questions or complaints about your privacy, please reach out to our privacy team at: email@example.com. You also have the right to make a complaint to your supervisory authority if you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint.