The Stellar MLS (“STELLAR”) respects the privacy of every individual who visits our WWW.STELLAR.COM website (“Website”). This Privacy Statement tells You the type of information STELLAR collects (Personal Information, Demographic Information, and Visitor Computer Information) when You visit our Website or participate in our interactive surveys, advertisements, and promotions, and how we use that information. This Privacy Statement will also instruct You on how You can obtain copies of Personal Information You submit to the Website, how You can verify its accuracy, and how You can request that we delete Your identifiable Personal Information from our databases. STELLAR expressly reserves the right to amend or change any or all of the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement by posting any such amendments or changes to this Privacy Statement. Such amendments and changes shall be effective as of the date of posting to this Website.
TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION
When You visit the Website, or participate in our interactive surveys, advertisements and promotions, we only collect Personal Information (such as name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) and Demographic Information (such as zip code, age bracket, income bracket, education level) that You provide to us voluntarily in response to our specific requests for You to do so.
STELLAR primarily uses Personal Information and Demographic Information for our internal business and marketing purposes, to enable us to better understand the interests of our customers and clients, as well as to send You information about our association, our products, and our services.
The Website contains links to other sites. STELLAR does not share Your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.
STELLAR MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, PROVIDE VOLUNTARILY SUBMITTED PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES WHO PROVIDE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO US AND/OR TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS, AS WELL AS TO THIRD PARTIES NOT AFFILIATED OR ASSOCIATED WITH US WHO PROVIDE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WHICH MAY BE OF INTEREST TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND CLIENTS OR IF WE BELIEVE THAT DISCLOSURE IS NECESSARY FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST. AT TIMES WE MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW OR LEGAL PROCESS TO DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
By voluntarily providing us with Personal Information and Demographic Information, You consent to our use of Your Personal Information as explained above.
You do not have to provide us with any Personal Information or Demographic Information that You do not wish to disclose to us. If You decide not to provide us with Personal Information or certain Demographic Information, Your ability to access and view our website will not be affected, but in the absence of Personal Information sufficient for us to identify You, confirm Your identity, or locate You, or Demographic Information relevant to the particular interactive survey, advertisement or promotion in which You are participating You may not be able to receive product or other information from us participate and/or participate in such interactive surveys, advertisements, and promotions.
IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE A COPY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM US TO REVIEW ITS ACCURACY AND MAKE ANY CORRECTIONS OR IF YOU DO NOT WANT US TO USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION NOW OR AT ANY TIME IN THE FUTURE, PLEASE ADVISE US IN WRITING (SEE BELOW FOR CONTACT INFORMATION) AND WE WILL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR REQUEST.
VISITOR COMPUTER INFORMATION
The Website, like many of Your favorite websites, may use “cookies” to collect certain information from the computer You use to access our website, to enable us to “recognize” Your computer each time You access our Website through it. Our cookies may collect information about Your computer and how and when You use it to access our Website. Using cookies enables us to facilitate Your access to certain sections of our Website. From time to time we may combine Your Personal Information with our Visitor Computer Information to enable us to personalize Your use of our Website and make Your visits even more enjoyable.
Personal Information which is submitted to us in connection with employment inquiries will be used only in the application process.
STELLAR will take reasonable precautions to protect Your Personal Information from loss, misuse or alteration. Agents or contractors of STELLAR who have access to Your Personal Information are required to keep such information confidential and are not permitted to use this information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing on our behalf.
SECURE ACCESS PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION
In the event STELLAR issues You and/or Your Associates, as that term is defined in the STELLAR Rules and Regulations, (hereinafter jointly and severally referred to as “You” or “Your”) an account or password or other secured access device (“Password”) to further access certain areas of the Website, or to have access to certain features of this Website, You will be required to provide STELLAR with government-issued photo identification, including but not limited to, driver license, passport, military ID and the like (“Photo-ID”), to confirm Your identity. Photo-IDs submitted to STELLAR in connection with secured access to the Website will be used only to confirm Your identity and Your authorization to access secured areas of this Website.
STELLAR DOES NOT PROVIDE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON YOUR PHOTO-ID TO ANY THIRD PARTIES EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY LAW OR LEGAL PROCESS.
The Website is not directed to or intended for use by children 13 years of age or under (“Child” or “Children”). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from Children. We will not knowingly accept Personal Information from Children without prior parental consent or parental notification to include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. If at any time we knowingly receive Personal Information from Children without prior parental consent, we will only use that Personal Information to respond directly to such Child and our response will include a notice that we will not further communicate with such Child unless and until we receive verifiable parental consent to do so, along with information for the parent on how to contact us to either provide such consent or for further information.
If You have any questions about this Privacy Statement, this Website, or if You would like further information about STELLAR, You can contact us by email, mail, or telephone:
247 Maitland Avenue, Suite 2000
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Tel: (407) 960-5300
Fax: (407) 960-5450