Your privacy is important to Pier to Pier Brokers. So we've developed a Privacy Policy that covers how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your information. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy practices and let us know if you have any questions.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Personal information is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person.

You may be asked to provide your personal information anytime you are in contact with Pier to Pier Brokers or one of our affiliate companies. Pier to Pier Brokers and its affiliates may share this personal information with each other and use it consistent with this Privacy Policy. They may also combine it with other information to provide and improve our products, services, content, and advertising.

Here are some examples of the types of personal information Pier to Pier Brokers may collect and how we may use it

What personal information we collect

When you create a Pier to Pier Brokers ID, purchase a home, download flyers or information, regis, or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and contact preferences.

How we use your personal information

The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on Pier to Pier Brokers latest announcements, company updates, property information and upcoming events. It also helps us to improve our services, content, and advertising. If you don't want to be on our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by letting us know.

We also use personal information to help us develop, deliver, and improve our services, content, and advertising. From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about your past home purchases and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with Pier to Pier Brokers, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.

We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve Pier to Pier Brokers services and customer communications.

If you enter into a sweepstake, contest, or similar promotion we may use the information you provide to administer those programs.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

We also collect non-personal information − data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:

We may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, so that we can better understand customer behavior and improve our services, and advertising.

We also may collect information regarding customer activities on our websites, and from our other products and services. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information to our customers and to understand which parts of our website, products, and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is considered non-personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it remains combined.

Cookies and Other Technologies

Pier to Pier Brokers' website, online services, interactive applications, email messages, and advertisements may use "cookies" and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons. These technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of our website people have visited, and facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches. We treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information. Similarly, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information, we treat the combined information as personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

Pier to Pier Brokers and our partners also use cookies and other technologies to remember personal information when you use our website, online services, and applications. Our goal in these cases is to make your experience with Pier to Pier Brokers more convenient and personal, and to provide you with better customer service.

As is true of most websites, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Pier to Pier Brokers may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.

Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read, and they tell us whether mail has been opened. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers.

Disclosure to Third Parties

At times Pier to Pier Brokers may make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with Pier to Pier Brokers to provide services, or that help Pier to Pier Brokers market to customers. Personal information will only be shared by Pier to Pier Brokers to provide or improve our services and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their marketing purposes.

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Service Providers

Pier to Pier Brokers shares personal information with companies who provide services such as information processing, extending credit, managing and enhancing customer data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our services, and conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever Pier to Pier Brokers operates.

Others

It may be necessary − by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence − for Pier to Pier Brokers to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.

We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the relevant third party.

Protection of Personal Information

Pier to Pier Brokers takes precautions — including administrative, technical, and physical measures — to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

When you use some Pier to Pier Brokers services, or applications or post on a Pier to Pier Brokers forum, chat room, or social networking service, the personal information you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when using these features.

Integrity and Retention of Personal Information

Pier to Pier Brokers makes it easy for you to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date. We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

International Users

Information you provide may be transferred or accessed by entities around the world as described in this Privacy Policy. Pier to Pier Brokers abides by the "safe harbor" framework set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected by organizations in the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

Our Company-wide Commitment to Your Privacy

To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate our privacy and security guidelines to Pier to Pier Brokers employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company.

Privacy Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about Pier to Pier Brokers' Privacy Policy or data processing, please contact us.

Pier to Pier Brokers may update its Privacy Policy from time to time. When we change the policy in a material way, a notice will be posted on our website along with the updated Privacy Policy.

Pier to Pier Brokers Inc. 252 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach, California. USA

Last updated: February 22nd, 2013

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Questions?

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