This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) is let you know the information collection and usage policies and practices that apply to information collected on the Tuttle + Harkins website at www.tuttleharkins.com (the “Site”).  By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and agree to be bound by the Site’s Terms of Use, available here.  If you do not agree with this Privacy Statement or the Terms of Use, you should discontinue your use of the Site.

Information Collection
When you visit the Site, Tuttle + Harkins 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.

Tuttle + Harkins may collect information from you automatically when you visit our website, which may include the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer; the type of browser and software operating system you use; 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.

Several companies offer tools that allow people to browse the web anonymously.  We cannot provide you a personalized experience if you use these tools because we cannot recognize you and your computer.  However, we want to ensure you know of their existence.

Tuttle + Harkins may also use cookies to enhance browsing on our website.  “Cookies” are small files or records that are placed on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on our website.  You can choose to have your browser warn you every time a cookie is being sent to you, and you can turn off cookie placement.  If you refuse, your overall browsing experience can be affected and may prevent you from fully using the Site.  To learn more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.  Tuttle + Harkins may also use “message format” and “message open” sensing technologies to enable Tuttle + Harkins to recognize whether you have enabled your email program to receive HTML emails.  If so, this information is associated with your email address so that we can send subsequent messages to you in HTML format.  The “message open” sensing technology 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.

For most of the browsing services on the Site, Tuttle + Harkins does not require your personal information.  There are portions of the Site where you will be given the option to provide information about you.  The information that you may be asked to provide may include your name, email address, telephone number and address.  Depending on your request and other circumstances, other information may also be collected.  It is your discretion and determination whether to provide such information.  If you use the Site to inquire about a property or to contact us, the information you have provided may be shared with other real estate agents, brokers or the Keller Williams market center with which we are affiliated.

Use of the Information
Tuttle + Harkins uses the information it collects (whether submitted by you or automatically collected) to respond to your requests, to provide you with information that Tuttle + Harkins thinks may be of interest to you, and to operate its business.  Tuttle + Harkins may also disclose your information to agents, brokers, and third-party vendors and service providers working on our behalf.  You should know, however, that Tuttle + Harkins cannot eliminate such risks of providing such information electronically.

In addition, Tuttle + Harkins may disclose aggregated data and statistics in order to describe the Site to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes. Additionally, Tuttle + Harkins may disclose part or all of a user’s personal information when Tuttle + Harkins believes, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when Tuttle + Harkins has a good faith reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect Tuttle + Harkins’ rights or property, the rights of another user, or to prevent harm.  Tuttle + Harkins may be required to disclose personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.  Further, Tuttle + Harkins may disclose information provided by you as part of any merger, sale, acquisition or other acquisition of same or all of Tuttle + Harkins or its assets.

Your Choices
Tuttle + Harkins does not require you to provide personal information in order to use the Site. However, if you choose not to provide requested personal information, your ability to use all of the Site’s features may be limited, or you may not receive the information that you are requesting. By choosing to provide personal information, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.

If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from Tuttle + Harkins, please contact us at  hello@tuttleharkins.com.  If you do not want to receive legal notices or other communications from Tuttle + Harkins, it is your responsibility to review and monitor the Site for such notices and communications.

You have the right to access, correct or delete your personal data.

Underage Customers
This Site is not designed or intended to collect information from children under the age of 13.  In addition, Tuttle + Harkins does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

Tuttle + Harkins 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.

Links to Third-Party Websites
When you click on links on the Site that take you to third-party website(s), you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies.  Tuttle + Harkins cannot and does not accept responsibility for the content or actions of any third-party website(s).  We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of every site you visit, whether you are linking from our site or browsing on your own.  When you visit the Site or other third-party websites via links on the Site, depending on your browser settings and/or configurations and/or the sites you visit, some third-party sites may collect information about your online activities and browsing habits.  Tuttle + Harkins does not control the information these third parties collect about you and your online activities.

Changes to Our Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement was last updated on November 29, 2017.  We reserve the right to modify or amend this policy at any time by posting the revised Privacy Statement on our Site.  If we modify, amend, or otherwise revise this policy, we will revise the date.  This Privacy Statement is effective as of the most recent date it was amended.  We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Governing Law

This Privacy Statement is governed by the laws of the State of  North Carolina without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law.  All claims arising out of or relating to this Privacy Statement or the Site’s Terms of Use will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA, and you and Tuttle + Harkins consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts.

Questions or Comments
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Statement, please email us at hello@tuttleharkins.com