Your Privacy Rights
At Builders Digital Experience LLC (BDX) (www.newhomesource.com,
we share your concerns about privacy. Since an essential function of this site
is performing customized home searches and securing information about builders,
product manufacturers and related resources for the home and garden, largely
based upon the information you input, we want you to understand what types of
information we are collecting and what may happen to that information.
- What types of information are
collected by BDX, NewHomeSource.Com, Move new homes, CasasNuevasAqui.com,
and other BDX websites?
- How is this information used
- Who this information may be
shared with by BDX?
- What kind of security
procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of
information under BDX's control?
- How can you update your
- What other provisions apply
to your use of this site?
How to Contact Us-- If you have questions or concerns regarding
contact us at:
Privacy at BDX
Builders Digital Experience, LLC
11900 Ranch Road 620 N
Austin, TX 78750-1345
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Information is collected from our users at several
different points during your visit to BDX.
Registration-- To use some resources
available on our websites, a user must complete our registration process.
During registration, a user is required to provide certain categories of
information, such as name, address, e-mail address, a password, and phone
Optional Information--At various other
points during your visit to BDX, you may be asked to provide information about
yourself. For example, you may wish to participate in a survey or a contest.
Participation in surveys or contests or the use of other services which require
the input of additional information is completely voluntary on your part, and
you have the choice about whether to disclose the information necessary to use
these features of our site.
Passive Collection of Information-- In
addition to the information which you actively provide to BDX by methods such
as completing the registration form, BDX collects information about how you
interact with our site. BDX collects passive information for purposes such as
testing and improving a user's experience at the site and the compilation of
broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information for internal
purposes and for disclosure to third parties such as advertisers and content
partners. The types of passive information collected by this site include,
without limitation, your IP address, which type of browser you are using, where
you go on our site, and how long you stay on any part of our site. Passive
information does not identify you to BDX by name, and BDX does not link your IP
address to your personally identifiable information.
Collection of Information from Children--
BDX abides by federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade
Commission regarding youth privacy (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act).
As such, BDX will not knowingly collect any personal information from or allow
the registration of young people under the age of 13.
Tell-A-Friend-- You can choose to let a
friend or your parents know about BDX through our Tell-A-Friend referral
services. If you choose to use the Tell-A-Friend service, we will ask you for
your friend's name and e-mail address and BDX will send your friend an e-mail
inviting him or her to visit BDX to learn more about our services. BDX stores
your friend's contact information for the sole purpose of sending the e-mail.
USE OF INFORMATION
The information which you supply to BDX enables us
to provide the new home search and matching services, home brochures, maps,
etc. In addition, BDX uses your information in order to customize our site to
your interests and enhance your overall experience at our site. BDX tries to
recognize you using various methods, including having you log in with your
e-mail address and your password. Once BDX recognizes you, pages,
advertisements and other content is customized for you so that you can see what
interests you the most. In addition, as described above, BDX utilizes passive
information to learn more about how you interact with our site. This passive
information may be combined with your other information for purposes such as
testing and improving your experience at our site and the compilation of broad
aggregate demographic data and related usage information for internal purposes
and for disclosure to third parties such as advertisers and content partners.
This aggregate passive information does not contain any personal information
which can identify any individual user.
Contacting You by E-Mail-- BDX may use
your contact information periodically in order to send you e-mail regarding
updates at the BDX site, such as new BDX opportunities and additional listings
which may be of interest to you. The frequency of these messages will vary
depending upon your profile. In addition, we may send you free informational
newsletters or notices relating to topics which may be of special interest to
you, including builders, product manufacturers, related advertisers and general
home shopping advice. Finally, if you specifically provide BDX with permission
at the time of registration, you may also receive commercial e-mails. Out of
respect for the privacy of our users, we present the option to opt-out of
receiving newsletters and/or commercial e-mails whenever such messages are sent
by BDX, as described below. E-mail messages from third parties are not governed
are strongly encouraged to include opt-out procedures in their messages to you.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
BDX will not knowingly sell, share, rent or
otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set
During the registration process, and at certain
points thereafter in connection with specific offers, BDX asks you whether
information about you may be sent to third parties who have products, services
and opportunities which may be useful to you. BDX understands how important
your information is to you. Therefore, BDX does not share any information that
can be tied to you without your permission. If you give your permission to
allow third parties to contact you, personal information about you (such as
your contact information and other information collected during your visit to
BDX) may be shared with builders, product manufacturers, data aggregators,
marketers (possibly in the form of list rental), and other organizations.
Regardless of your decision regarding the sharing of your personal information,
we may share broad aggregate demographic data and related usage information
with our business partners. This aggregate information does not contain any
personal information which can identify any individual user.
Third Party Service Providers-- From time
to time, BDX may decide that it is more efficient to use third parties to
perform specific services, such as sending newsletters to BDX's users. If we
use a third party to provide specific services (such as sending newsletters to
our users on our behalf), then information (such as contact information) may be
shared with that party to the extent necessary for the third party to provide
these services. These third party service providers are only allowed to use
personally identifiable information for the purpose of providing the specific
services requested by BDX. The third party services covered by this paragraph
do not include links to third party sites found on our site, which are governed
by a more specific provision (Links to Other Sites) below.
Disclosure to Law Enforcement and Similar
Disclosures-- While BDX strives to protect the personal information of our
users, BDX will release personal information if required by law or in the
good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.
BDX has security measures in place to help protect
against the loss, misuse and/or unauthorized alteration of the information
under our control. You are the only user authorized to update your profile,
unless you provide your password information to another party.
BDX helps protect personally identifiable information
by utilizing both online and offline security methods, including firewalls,
passwords and restricted physical access to the places where your information
is stored. Our staff is trained to comply with our security procedures, and our
security procedures are regularly reviewed and revised, if necessary, by the
Privacy Team at BDX.
If you have any questions about security issues at
our site, please send an e-mail to email@example.com
and we will try to answer your questions.
HOW YOU CAN UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION
You can update your personal information by
clicking on the "Update Profile" link on the BDX sites, or by
following the instructions included in any e-mail message you receive from BDX.
Users who are experiencing problems with updating their information should
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org , and
we will try to resolve your problems.
Your use of this site indicates an acceptance of the terms of the Privacy
Disclaimer-- BDX provides information on
many topics. Some of this information is created by BDX, and some of it is
created by third parties. While our site strives to provide accurate expert
advice, commentary and other information, BDX does not make any warranty
regarding the accuracy, reliability or use of any information provided on this
site, including articles, demonstration videos, mortgage calculators and other
Other-- In the event that BDX sells,
assigns or transfers some or all of its business to a successor or acquirer,
BDX may sell, assign or transfer all of your information, regardless of your
opt status, to such successor or acquirer.
Links to Other Sites-- This site contains
links to other sites. Please be aware that BDX does not exercise control over
the information, products, services or policies of third party companies
accessible through our site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave
our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every third party site.
Choice/Opt-out-- BDX users are given the
opportunity to "opt-out" of having their information used for
purposes not directly related to our site. You may opt-out from receiving
specified types of communications from BDX by clicking here. BDX will only
communicate with you according to your instructions. If you have any questions
relating to opting-out, please contact us at email@example.com,
and we will try to answer your questions.
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Your privacy is important to BDX. If you have questions about any of the
provisions described above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the other
contact information listed above.
The State of CA enacted the Shine the Light law (CA Civil Code Sec 198.83)
that permits customers of Builders Digital Experience who are CA residents to
request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information
during the past year for marketing purposes. To make such a request, send an
email to email@example.com.
Update effective December 21, 2009.