WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?Personal information is information recorded in any form, about an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from such information. It does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
By providing us with your personal information, you agree that we may collect, use and disclose the information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree with these terms, you are requested not to provide any personal information to Freeman Real Estate Ltd. Since some services can only be offered if you provide personal information, if you choose not to provide us the required information, we may not be able to offer you those services.
WHY DO WE COLLECT, USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?We collect, use and disclose personal information for one reason: to provide professional and competent real estate service to clients and customers. Specifically we collect, use and disclose your personal information in order to:
HOW DO WE GATHER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?Whenever possible, we will collect personal information directly from you. Depending on how you do business with us, we may gather information from the following sources:
YOUR CONSENTYour knowledge and consent are required before we may collect, use or close your personal information, except in special circumstances, such as during a fraud investigation, or an investigation by the police, or in situations otherwise permitted by the law. If we are obliged to disclose information without consent, we will not disclose more information than is required.
HOW DO YOU PROVIDE US WITH YOUR CONSENT?We accept any of the following as your consent for Freeman Real Estate Ltd. existing use and future collection, use or disclosure of your personal information for the identified purposes:
HOW DO YOU WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT?You may withdraw your consent at any time upon reasonable notice, subject to legal or contractual restrictions. Please note, however, that withdrawing your consent may affect our ability to continue to provide you with our professional services.
To withdraw your consent, you should contact our Privacy Officer at 416-535-3103. Unless we hear otherwise from you, you are giving us your consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information as provided in this policy for the identified purposes.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?Your personal information is retained only as long as we need it to fulfill its identified purpose, and for a reasonable length of time thereafter in case we need to meet any potential obligations or legal or government requirements.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?Whether stored in electronic or paper-based format, Freeman Real Estate Ltd maintains security systems to prevent any loss, modification, misuse, disclosure, or unauthorized access to your personal information. When we no longer need your personal information, we take the same care to destroy it as we do when storing it in order to prevent unauthorized access.
HOW DO YOU ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?You have a right to access your personal information that we have in our possession to ensure that it is as accurate and up-to-date as necessary for the identified purposes for which we use it. If any information needs to be amended to reflect a change in your situation, we make every effort to update our records.
If you want to review your personal information, please make your request in writing to Barry Freeman, Freeman Real Estate Ltd., 988 Bathurst Street, Toronto Ontario M5R 3G6, telling us specifically as possible which personal information you are requesting. If you believe that your personal information is not correct, you may request the appropriate change, or you may request us to delete the incorrect information.
You also have a right to know which third parties have received information from us. We will provide a list of organizations to which we may or have disclosed the information.
We will endeavour to provide requested information within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days following the request. Before granting access or making corrections, we will require sufficient information from you to allow us to confirm your identity.
Freeman Real Estate Ltd reserves the right to refuse your request for access to personal information if: