Privacy Policy

CondoNow PRIVACY POLICY


THIS PRIVACY POLICY addresses your personal information. CondoNow and its affiliates ("CondoNow") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information.


ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY POLICY AND ANY REVISIONS THERETO

By accessing or using this agent.CondoNow.com website (the "Site"), you ("You") acknowledge that You have read and understood this Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") and that, without limitation or qualification, You are bound by and agree to abide by the Privacy Policy, as well as any future revisions/modifications that may be made to it. You also agree that, if applicable, You have explained this Privacy Policy to any person or entity on whose behalf You are accessing the Site and the services available thereat and confirm that they are in agreement with Your access and use of this Site on their behalf and that any information You provide on their behalf is also governed by this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy represents an agreement between You and CondoNow.
If You do not agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, You must not access or use this Site. If You consider any future revisions/modifications made to this Privacy Policy to be unacceptable, You must cease accessing and using this Site. If You continue to access or use this Site after any revisions/modifications are posted, You will be deemed to have accepted those revisions/modifications.
You should periodically revisit the posting of this Privacy Policy to review any revisions/modifications.


PERSONAL INFORMATION and PUBLIC INFORMATION

Personal information is any information, in whatever form, about an identifiable individual. Therefore, through Your access and use of the Site, CondoNow may receive personal information from and about You.
The following is not personal information (hereinafter the "public information") and You agree that that is the case:

  • Your name, email address(es) or other information by which CondoNow may be able to contact You, including name, home address, home telephone number, position or title, business telephone number, business address, cell phone number and other electronic means by which You may be contacted;
  • personal information about You that is publicly available information, such as information available through government sources (such as Land Titles/Registry offices, municipal departments and/or provincial regulators), public registries, telephone books, directories, online directories, social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.
  • aggregated information that cannot be associated with You as a specific individual; and
  • information which is not about You, but which is about any company, association, organization, club, etc., with which You are associated.

Public information is not governed by the personal information policies in this Privacy Policy.


CondoNow may share Your public information and any modifications and updates thereto by You, with a developer, owner or agent of the developer/owner of a real estate project or other developer or investor for or in real estate or any affiliate (each, the “Developer”) and/or with a real estate agent, broker, brokerage and real estate consultant or any affiliate (each, the “Real Estate Agent”), and with real estate boards, associations or regulators, financial institutions, the providers of goods and services and government agencies and You hereby consent thereto. For instance, CondoNow may share Your public information with one or more Developers and/or Real Estate Agents with respect to a real estate project or projects, for the purposes of such Developers and/or Real Estate Agents contacting you in respect thereto. For instance, CondoNow may share Your public information with providers of products and services as they relate to real estate and/or the ownership and/or the occupancy thereof. Information You share with these entities will be subject to those entities’ privacy policies.


The Site may host public forums, postings, message boards, blogs, social media sites, social feed sites, news groups, review groups and/or other public sites. Information which You disclose or post in these areas of the Site become public information and is not governed or protected by the personal information policies in this Privacy Policy.


COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ON USE OF THE SITE

CondoNow may collect personal information through Your use of the Site, various contracts, forms or documents You complete and/or other activities initiated through the Site. This occurs when You register at the Site, access and use the Site and its functions, use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time or otherwise by CondoNow specifically requesting the personal information from You at the Site.


CondoNow may also collect personal information relating to Your use of the Site. For instance, the CondoNow servers will automatically identify Your computer by its IP address, ie. the number assigned to Your computer. That information may be used in a variety of different ways, including for system administration, to help diagnose problems with its Site, to aggregate information for CondoNow and others such as the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and to audit the use of the Site. CondoNow may also use this information to identify You when there is a possibility that enforcement of compliance with the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy is necessary. This information may also be used for tracking procedures, such as tallying the number of page views on the Site and of such administrative matters and to gather broad, aggregated demographic information. CondoNow may also use this information where it is otherwise permitted by law.


The Site is not directed to children. No communication will be sent to anyone or information collected from anyone who indicates that he/she is younger than 16 years of age.


COOKIES

CondoNow may use cookies (information that the Site transfers to Your hard drive for record keeping purposes) for a number of purposes including Your use of the Site. Cookies help CondoNow to track use at the Site. CondoNow may use this information for improvements and updates to the Site.


Advertisers that place advertisements with CondoNow at the Site may use cookies. CondoNow does not have control of these cookies.


Please be aware that You have the option of disabling the receipt of cookies on Your computer, by adjusting the cookies setting. You may also receive cookies from the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and CondoNow does not control these cookies.


SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

As a general rule, CondoNow does not disclose Your personal information, except with Your permission or consent or as set out herein or as permitted by law or under special circumstances, such as when CondoNow believes, in good faith, that the law requires it or there are specific circumstances which require it.


Since personal information may be collected through registration at the Site and the use of the Site, including using any of the services or products that are provided at the Site from time to time, this personal information shall be disclosed by CondoNow to its affiliates, as necessary or desirable to provide the required services and to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, as necessary, and You hereby consent thereto. CondoNow and its affiliates may use Your personal information to better meet Your needs and to better provide service to You through this Site and such affiliates' websites of CondoNow for services in the real estate business, and You hereby consent thereto.


CondoNow may disclose aggregated statistics (where CondoNow discloses a characteristic or characteristics of users of the Site, as a group, and not as individuals) in order to describe and/or promote this Site, the services of CondoNow and to prospective Developers and/or Real Estate Agents and for other lawful purposes.


The personal information You provide through registration at and accessing and use of the Site may be aggregated in order to show and promote the use of the Site. For example, CondoNow may provide to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, summaries of service success rates, inventory of units sold, either for the Developers’ projects and/or the Real Estate Agents or for the Site in general and over any given period of time.


From time to time, You may receive material, promotional and/or marketing literature or special offers from CondoNow, the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and/or third parties. To provide this information, CondoNow may share Your public information including Your name, contact information and email address and some or all of Your personal information with the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and/or third parties, and you hereby consent thereto. CondoNow may also communicate with You about additional real estate services or to provide information to You about other products and services which may interest You. You may inform CondoNow that you do not wish to receive this information. You may continue to access the Site even if You have so advised CondoNow.


CondoNow or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent may disclose Your personal information to perform credit checks or to collect accounts owed to CondoNow or the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent, to prevent fraud, to prevent money laundering or to request information about You from the files of consumer reporting agencies.


LINK TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

CondoNow may direct You to a third party website or there may be links to third party websites from the Site, that take You outside CondoNow's Site. These websites may send their own cookies to You or otherwise collect data or solicit information. CondoNow has no control over those websites and is not responsible for the content or for the use by them of any data or information collected. CondoNow cannot be held liable for Your access and use of such third party websites.


INDEMNITY

If applicable, You will be providing to CondoNow personal information on behalf of any person or entity on whose behalf You are accessing the Site and the services available thereat, You agree that You have abided by any applicable personal information protection legislation. You acknowledge that CondoNow and the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent will rely on the personal information which You provide and You agree to indemnify each of them, if such information is not accurate and/or is provided in contravention of any application personal information protection legislation and/or without the consent and approval of the owner of the personal information. If applicable, You confirm that CondoNow may rely on You to have explained this Privacy Policy to such person or entity, to have confirmed that they are in agreement with Your access and use of this Site on their behalf and to have any information You provide on their behalf governed by this Privacy Policy.


CONSENT

CondoNow collects personal information where it is necessary to provide its services which You are seeking on or in association with the Site. You hereby consent to the use of Your personal information for the purposes set out herein and at the Site. CondoNow shall disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent and You hereby consent thereto. You specifically consent to the use of Your personal information in conjunction with the online use any of the services or products that are provided at the Site as You may use them from time to time.
CondoNow reserves the right to collect, use and disclose Your personal information, where it is required or allowed to by law, including any appropriate personal information protection legislation, without Your knowledge or consent, to any third parties, without first obtaining Your consent.
CondoNow may disclose Your personal information to the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent for the sale, rent, lease, financing, mortgages, and insurance of condominiums, townhouse or other real estate developments, for the purposes of contacting You for the promotion and sale of such real estate or developments. Also, Your personal information may be used to inform You of other products or services available through the Developer and/or the Real Estate Agent. You hereby consent to these uses.
CondoNow may share personal information with third party service and product partners engaged in assisting CondoNow in providing services to You or in carrying out one or more of the purposes for the use and access of the Site. These service and product providers will not use such personal information for any purpose, other than to provide such assistance and are required to protect personal information disclosed to them by CondoNow and to comply with the general privacy principles described in this Privacy Policy.
You hereby agree that CondoNow is collecting Your personal information through Your access and use of the Site, with Your consent, and CondoNow is relying on that consent. Further, where the purpose of the collection of the personal information is obvious, CondoNow may rely on Your implied consent and You agree to that.
In some cases, CondoNow may rely on opt-out consent, in that You will receive certain information from CondoNow unless You advise CondoNow that You do not wish to receive it at that time.

CondoNow reserves the right to collect, use and disclose personal information in certain limited circumstances, without Your knowledge and consent:

  • where it is clearly in Your interest and Your consent cannot be obtained in a timely manner;
  • where it is required, by law, to be disclosed to law enforcement and/or government agencies;
  • where it is reasonable to expect the disclosure with Your consent will compromise an investigation or proceeding; and
  • where disclosure is required or authorized by law.

CondoNow reserves the right to disclose personal information, without Your knowledge and consent to create aggregate information, in order to identify user needs and trends, to aid in the development of new services and products and to promote and market CondoNow's services to the Developers and/or the Real Estate Agents and others.


If You wish to withdraw Your consent at any time, please contact CondoNow at the email address set out below. At that time, CondoNow will inform You of the implications of withdrawing Your consent.


In addition to the above, in certain circumstances, CondoNow may seek consent from You, for the purposes of use and disclosure of Your personal information, which goes beyond that described herein and may use Your personal information to contact You for that consent.

 

ACCESS TO AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Applications in writing for access to Your personal information in the possession or custody of CondoNow may be sent to CondoNow at the email address set out below. Applications must be sufficiently detailed to allow CondoNow to identify You and the personal information You are requesting. CondoNow reserves the right to refuse to comply with all or a part of a request, where CondoNow has concerns about the use of the personal information to be disclosed to You or is permitted to refuse by the provisions of applicable personal information protection legislation.


If You are of the view that some of Your personal information needs to be changed (such as updating Your address, etc.), CondoNow will endeavour, upon receipt of those changes, to correct that information. If You wish, for any reason, to update Your personal information, You may email CondoNow at the email address set out below. If CondoNow is satisfied that the correction is reasonably necessary, CondoNow will change the personal information. If CondoNow is not satisfied that the correction should be made, CondoNow will not make the change.


Requests for access and correction may be responded to by CondoNow, within thirty (30) days of receiving the request, unless CondoNow applies to the applicable privacy commission for an extension. CondoNow will charge for providing You with copies of Your personal information.


CondoNow will not grant You access with respect to Your personal information where it would have an unreasonable impact on another person’s personal information or privacy. Further, it will not provide access to Your personal information where Your request is frivolous or vexatious.


CondoNow retains Your personal information for as long as necessary, to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, the purposes set out herein and to comply with applicable law. You consent to CondoNow retaining Your information on this basis.


When CondoNow's need for Your personal information ends (in conformity of the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy), Your personal information will be removed from the CondoNow Site and be security destroyed.


SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be one hundred percent (100%) secure. As a result, while CondoNow will strive to protect Your personal information, it cannot warrant the security of any personal information transmitted to it, including through the use of the Site. Any such transmission is done at Your own risk. Once CondoNow receives Your transmission, CondoNow uses industry standards to safeguard the confidentiality of Your personal information against loss and unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modifying, disposal or similar risks.

 

TO CONTACT CONDONOW
You may contact CondoNow at info@CondoNow.com.
Should You have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of Your personal information, You may send CondoNow an email and CondoNow will respond.
CondoNow Inc.
1120 Finch Avenue West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M3J 3H7