REALTORS® abide by the Privacy Code of The Canadian Real Estate Association which sets out the commitment of REALTORS® and your rights regarding the privacy of your personal information.
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We recognize that convenience and quick access to advice must be balanced with security needs. We use many different means to communicate with clients, some of which are more convenient such as e-mail. Our emails are sent with industry standard encryption. Such encryption however does not guarantee privacy and security as encrypted messages can nonetheless be subject to interception and translation. If clients do not wish us to communicate by e-mail, they may speak with the consultant/broker/agent handling the matter about alternative arrangements.
Protection of Data
- All agents and brokers will take reasonable steps to protect personal data supplied by clients.
- All original documentation will be kept in secure premises not accessible to the public. Once a file is complete, any documents not required will be returned to the client immediately.
- While agents may retain copies of files for their personal use, every effort must be made to safeguard the information on hand.
- It should be noted that all files are the property of Deerbrook Realty Inc.
- Any documentation not further required, must be shredded immediately.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Members shall use or disclose personal information only for the reason it was collected, except with the consent of the consumer or as required by law.
Limiting collection and retention of Personal Information
Deerbrook Realty Inc. Brokerage will retain Personal Information only for so long as it is needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was obtained and to meet our professional requirements as set out our governing regulatory bodies and/or any other legal requirement, statutory or otherwise, from time to time.
Deerbrook Realty Inc. strives to ensure that a Client’s Personal Information is as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.