At Alan Ferris we respect the privacy of each user of the Site (referred to as "you" or "a user"), whether you are just beginning your property search or have previously visited our Site. This Privacy Statement gives you specific information about how we protect your privacy, how we treat information we collect on the Site that identifies an individual user ("Personal Information"), and how we use aggregated information.
Collection and Use Of Your Personal Information
We collect your Personal Information on the Site in order to enhance the services we offer you. We collect Personal Information from you only when you voluntarily submit it in order to obtain certain services or information, including (a) requests to find a property or to list your property; (b) requests for us to contact you; (c) requests to email a listing to a friend; and (d) to register as a Private Client with us.
Collection Of Non-Personal Information
We also collect information about how you use our site ("Non-Personal Information"). This information cannot be used to identify you personal. This information is gathered to provide us with web analytics.
Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of internet data for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage. It mainly helps (a) to provide information about the number of visitors to our web site and the number of page views; (b) to estimate how traffic changes after the launch of a new advertising campaign; and (c) to gauge traffic and popularity trends to properties advertised on our site which is useful to our clients.
Use Of Information
All of this information collectively is very important in our business. It helps us to provide the best service available to our clients and all future clients.
All of the information that we collect on our site is only used to enhance the service that we offer our clients. We do not rent, sell, or share with third parties the Personal Information we collect from you either (a) through this web site; or (b) from personal dealings with you. We always act in the strictest of confidence in all our property dealings protecting our clients and their properties.
Our hosting services maintains its systems in accordance with industry standards to reasonably secure the information of its customers. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. "Perfect Security" does not exist on the internet, and you use the Site at your own risk.