The Information We Collect
Personally identifiable information is information that others can use to identify you, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number. When you register on and throughout your use of the Site you provide Advocate with certain personally identifiable information including without limitation your name, address, zip code, email address, telephone number, and any information related to the management of property. If you register or log on to the Site through Facebook, you agree to allow Facebook to share additional information with Advocate including your name, email address, profile picture, gender, user ID, list of friends and any other information that you have made publicly available on Facebook.
Additionally, Advocate servers automatically record information sent by your browser when you use the Advocate Site, including Internet Protocol address, browser type and language, and date and time of request. We may also collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies.
When you send email or other communication to Advocate, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our service.
How We Use Information
Depending on your use of the Site and the services you request from Advocate, we may use your personally identifiable information for the following purposes:
· To enable Advocate Agents to contact you and provide personal service, or to provide you with personalized content, including email messages or E-Mail Alerts.
· To facilitate all aspects of the management (or potential management) of your property.
· For the purposes for which you provided the information, including to process and respond to inquiries and to contact you about services you have requested.
· To improve the features, content and navigability of the Site.
· To solicit your feedback about our services.
· To alert you to new Site features, promotions, services, and to deliver other information from which you may opt out.
Sharing Of Information
Advocate may disclose your personally identifiable information to another entity (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of the functions described in the previous section; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) to inform you of important information; (iv) as a part of a sale of assets as described in the previous section; (v) with other companies for the purposes of marketing products to you after obtaining your consent; and/or (vi) as otherwise authorized by you.
Advocate may share your personally identifiable information with third parties involved with the management of your property. These third parties include, but are not limited to insurance providers, maintenance contractors, etc.
You may choose to work with companies who are third parties and who are not affiliated with or related to Advocate, including without limitation, lending institutions, insurers, appraisers, home warranty companies, and other service providers, in connection with management services. These companies may each have their own privacy policies governing how they handle your personally identifiable information. Advocate accepts no responsibility or liability for third-party privacy policies or the actions of any third party with respect to your personally identifiable information.
Information that is de-identified (stripped of any information that could be used to identify you) may be used by Advocate for any reason and shared freely with affiliates, the press, partners and third parties. This information is usually aggregated (combined with information from many other users), and may include information such as Site traffic patterns, trends, demographics, search patterns and other information.
Third-party advertisers may serve you ads when you visit the Site. Some of these companies may use information about your visits to Advocate and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.