The Closing Group is committed to protecting your privacy and developing
technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This
Statement of Privacy applies to the The Closing Group Web
site and governs data collection and usage. By using the The Closing Group
website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Closing Group collects personally
identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work
address or telephone number. The Closing Group also collects anonymous
demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code,
age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and
software that is automatically collected by The Closing Group. This information
can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and
referring Web site addresses. This information is used by The Closing Group for
the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to
provide general statistics regarding use of the The Closing Group Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable
information or personally sensitive data through The Closing Group public
message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note:
The Closing Group does not read any of your private online communications.
The Closing Group encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites
you choose to link to from The Closing Group so that you can understand how
those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The Closing Group is
not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites
outside of the The Closing Group and The Closing Group family of Web sites.
Use of your Personal Information
The Closing Group collects and uses your personal
information to operate the The Closing Group Web site and deliver the services
you have requested. The Closing Group also uses your personally identifiable
information to inform you of other products or services available from
The Closing Group and its affiliates. The Closing Group may also contact you
via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of
potential new services that may be offered.
The Closing Group does not sell,
rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Closing Group may, from
time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a
particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique
personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number)
is not transferred to the third party. In addition, The Closing Group may share
data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you
email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All
such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except
to provide these services to The Closing Group, and they are required to
maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Closing Group does not
use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or
political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
The Closing Group keeps
track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within The Closing Group,
in order to determine what The Closing Group services are the most popular.
This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within
The Closing Group to customers whose behavior indicates that they are
interested in a particular subject area.
The Closing Group Web sites will
disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so
by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a)
conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
The Closing Group or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of
The Closing Group; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the
personal safety of users of The Closing Group, or the public.
The The Closing Group Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your
online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by
a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to
your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a
web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary
purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a
specific page. For example, if you personalize The Closing Group pages, or
register with The Closing Group site or services, a cookie helps
The Closing Group to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as
billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same
The Closing Group Web site, the information you previously provided can be
retrieved, so you can easily use the The Closing Group features that you
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser
setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you
may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the
The Closing Group services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
The Closing Group secures your personal information from
unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Closing Group secures the
personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a
controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or
disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is
transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption,
such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
The Closing Group will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect
company and customer feedback. The Closing Group encourages you to periodically
review this Statement to be informed of how The Closing Group is protecting
The Closing Group welcomes your comments
regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Closing Group has
not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Closing Group at [email protected]. We
will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the