Privacy Policy

Avonlea Homes Ltd. Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is our commitment to respect and protect your personal information. We want to ensure that you are informed of and understand how we collect, use, disclose, maintain and dispose of your Personal Information. Our Privacy Policy is not just a legal obligation, but a promise to you. By browsing our website, you are consenting to the current Privacy Policy and to the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information by Avonlea Homes Ltd. as outlined in this policy.

What is ‘Personal Information’?

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. There are many types of personal information that we may require in order to serve you better, including the following:

Why Do We Collect, Use, & Disclose Your Personal Information?

We only collect personal information that is strictly necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy. We collect, use, and disclose personal information to serve you better. We ask for your personal information so that we can:

How Do We Gather Your Information?

We do not use techniques to collect personal information about you without your knowledge. Generally we collect personal information from you directly or from our business partners such as Realtors, or lending or mortgage officers. This information could be collected in person, over the telephone, through the mail or by electronic means.

Your Consent:

We only collect, use, or disclose personal information for the purposes we believe you would consider appropriate under the circumstances. Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information unless permitted or required by law. Of course, subject to reasonable and lawful limits, you can choose not to provide us with some or all of your personal information. However this choice may prevent us from providing the product, service or information you have requested.

We believe you would also expect us to contact you to advise you of new and existing services and benefits that may be of interest to you. We require each such third-party to have a policy in place that complies with the requirements of the applicable privacy and anti-spam legislation in Canada.

Except set out in this Privacy Policy, or as permitted or required by law, we do not sell or disclose any of your personal information to any other organization.

How Do We Store & Protect Your Personal Information?

Your personal information is stored in secure locations and servers located in Canada. Your personal information is retained only as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. When no longer required we destroy, erase or de-personalize the personal information. Certain legal requirements may necessitate our retaining some or all of the personal information. Certain legal requirements may necessitate our retaining some or all of the personal information for a specific period of time.

We protect your personal information by using industry standard technology and security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, including physical, administrative and electronic controls to minimize the risk of un-authorized access, use or disclosure of, or to, your personal information. You understand the risk of communicating by e-mail, and that we cannot guarantee the security and confidentiality of e-mail communication. We will not be responsible for messages that are not received or delivered due to technical failure or for disclosure of confidential information unless caused by intentional misconduct. Your consent can be revoked at any time by advising in writing.

Our employees are trained to appreciate the importance of privacy and confidentiality of personal information and the provisions of this policy apply to them as conditions of their employment.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information:

On-line Privacy Practices:

Cookies – When you access our website, we may use a browser feature called a ‘cookie’ to collect information such as the type of Internet browser and operating system you use, the domain name of the website from which you came, date and duration of the visit, number of visits, average time spent on our website, pages viewed and number of cookies accumulated. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that identifies a browser, but not necessarily the visitor (so is not deemed to be Personal Information), to our computers each time our website is visited. In addition to the identified purposes described in this privacy policy, we may use this website information and share it with other organizations with which we have a commercial relationship to measure the use of our website, to improve the functionality and content of the website and to facilitate usage by a visitor. You can reset your browser either to notify you when you have received a cookie or refuse to accept cookies. However, if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to use some of the features available on our website.

Online Communications – In order to provide you with a service or information, you may voluntarily submit personal information to us for purposes such as asking a question, obtaining information, reviewing or downloading a publication, subscribing to a newsletter or a mail or e-mail list, participating in an event, and participating in contests and surveys. We may combine and store personal information about your use of our website and the online information you have provided with certain other personal information we may have collected.

E-mail Communications – Occasionally, we may send marketing or promotional e-mail communications to you with information that may be useful, including information about our products and services, and other third parties with whom we have a relationship. In this process, we may collect certain information such as the date/time you first opened our e-mail communications, the number of times you open our e-mail communications, the number of click-trough’s per article, total click-through activity on the contents of our e-mail communications and compile generally the related statistics. We may combine and store any such information to manage and improve our e-mail communications to you. We will include instructions on how to unsubscribe and inform us of preferences if you decide you do not want to receive any future marketing or promotional e-mails from us.

Links – Our website may contain links to other websites which are provided as a convenience only. You are advised that other third party websites may have different privacy policies and practices than us, and we have no responsibility for such third party websites.

Site Content:

Everything contained on this site (“Content”) is copyrighted or is otherwise owned, or licensed intellectual property of Avonlea Homes Ltd. The Content includes images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, trademarks, logo, text, software, sounds, music, the website as a whole and any other materials on the website.

You may use or download the Contents solely for your personal, non-commercial purposes, provided you keep all copyright and other proprietary notices with them. No other type of use is permitted. Downloading or export of software or technical data from this Site or any jurisdiction in violation of Canadian export laws is strictly prohibited.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to modify or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time.

Choice/Opt Out:

You have the following options for reviewing or removing your information from our database to no longer receive communications from us. If you request your account information to be deleted from our database, we maintain information for individual sales transactions for record keeping and servicing.

1111 3rd Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB
Canada
T1J 0J5