Windermere Real Estate Services Company
Windermere Real Estate Services Company (“Windermere,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through compliance with this Privacy Notice (“Privacy Notice”). This Privacy Notice describes the types of Personal Information we may collect from you when you visit the website at www.windermere.com (the “Site”), that you may provide in electronic messages between us, and that you provide through other means, including in person. It also describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that Personal Information. For agents utilizing MoxiWorks products and services, you can find MoxiWorks’ privacy statement here.
Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your Information and how we will handle it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not use the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to this Privacy Notice.
If you are a California resident, please visit our Your California Privacy Rights page.
If you are in the Europe or the UK please see section 14 below.
Windermere may change this Privacy Notice at any time, at its discretion. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Privacy Notice periodically for updates.
Windermere may collect two types of information from you when you visit the Site: Personal Information and Non-Personal Information (collectively “Information”).
We collect Information:
Information You Provide Directly to Windermere. The Information that you provide us directly through our Site may include:
Information Automatically Collects from You. The Information that Windermere may automatically collect and store about you when you visit the Site may include:
Third Parties. Windermere may also collect or receive Personal Information about you from third party sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms, brokers and affiliated agents, and other real estate professionals. Some analytics Information may be collected by cookies and related tracking technology. See section 6 for additional details regarding third parties and analytics.
We use Information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information, for the following purposes:
Site statistics are compiled into traffic reports, which help Windermere understand, anticipate, and respond to user needs. If we learn, for example, of heightened interest in certain aspects of Windermere’s projects, we are likely to highlight that information on the Site home page. This helps us create a better overall experience for Site users.
Windermere will retain your Personal Information as long as it is needed for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice, including to provide the services you have requested, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and achieve other purposes described under this Privacy Notice. The exact time period will vary based on the nature of the Personal Information but will not exceed legal limits.
We have implemented measures designed to protect your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the internet is not completely secure. Although we are working to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information either in transmission or when stored. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
We may use and disclose Non-Personal Information about our users without restriction. We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Notice:
Windermere does not sell your Personal Information except as stated in this Privacy Notice.
Our services may use first party and third-party cookies, pixel tags, plugins, and other tools to gather device, usage and browsing information when users visit our Site, such as the following:
We use the Information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to improve, analyze and optimize our Services and their functionality, to personalize and improve your experience while using the Services, to improve and measure our advertising campaigns and to better reach users with relevant advertising both on our Services and on third party websites.
Click the “Cookie Preferences” link in the footer of our Site to review and update your preferences for most types of cookies, other than those that are necessary to the functionality of that Site.
We use third parties to host the Site, design and operate the Site features, and perform administrative, analytics, and communications. Services these third parties provide include enabling Windermere to send you email newsletters and providing Personal Information to Windermere about the use of the Site and viewing of our content. We may disclose your Personal Information to these companies so they can carry out these services.
Windermere complies with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and related regulations. The Site is not directed at children, and Windermere does not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under 13 years of age. If Windermere learns that a child under 13 years of age has provided Personal Information, Windermere will delete this Personal Information from our databases. If you are under 13, do not use this Site or provide any Personal Information about yourself to Windermere, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If you become aware that Personal Information of a child under 13 years of age has been provided, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from the Site, including the information or content contained therein. Our Privacy Notice does not apply to third-party websites or services.
Some browsers incorporate a "Do Not Track" (“DNT”) feature that, when turned on, signals to websites, and online services that you do not want to be tracked. At this time, the Site does not respond to DNT signals.
If you choose not to provide Personal Information, you may be unable to access or use all portions of the Site. We send promotional and marketing emails only with your consent. If you no longer wish to receive these or other communications, you can stop them by clicking on the “unsubscribe link” provided in such communications.
Please report your concerns about collection or use of Personal Information available on the Site to email@example.com.
The Services may integrate with social sharing features and other related tools which let you log in to the Services or share actions you take on the Services. Your use of such features enables the sharing of Information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the social sharing service. Please refer to the privacy policies of those social sharing services for more details about how they handle the Information you provide to or share through them.
If you are located in the EEA or UK, you may have certain rights under local law with respect to your personal data that are described below. The Site is not intended for users located in the EEA or UK who are under the age of 16. If you are located in the EEA or UK and are under the age of 16, do not use the Site.
Controller of Personal Information. Windermere is the Controller of your Personal Information. Windermere’s primary place of business is 1151 Fairview Avenue North, Seattle, Washington 98109.
Processing and Purposes for Processing. Windermere may process your Personal Information on one or more of the following legal bases and purposes:
Your Rights. Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to:
You can exercise your rights above by using this link.
When your consent is the basis for our processing of your Personal Information, you may withdraw your consent at any time, and we will stop any further processing of your data for that purpose.
The categories of Personal Information that Windermere collects are identified in section 2, “The Types of Information That Windermere Collects about You and How Windermere Collects Personal Information about You.”
Additional information about how long Windermere will retain your Personal Information and how it shares your Personal Information is found in section 3, “How Windermere Uses Personal Information It Collects about You and the Purpose for the Collection and Use,” and section 5, “When Windermere Shares Your Personal Information” above.
To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Notice and our privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at:
Windermere Real Estate Services Company
ATTN: LEGAL DEPARTMENT
1151 Fairview Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS VERSION: March 15, 2023