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Privacy Statement

First Multiple Listing Services, Inc., 5457 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30342 ("FMLS," "us" or "we") is the owner or operator of the FMLS Store web site located at ("Web Site"). FMLS respects your privacy and has adopted this privacy policy ("Policy") to inform you of how we collect, use, disclose and protect your Personal Information on this Web Site. "Personal information" is personally identifiable information about an individual person, as more particularly described under applicable privacy laws. By using the Web Site, you agree to the terms contained in this Policy.

ATTENTION: If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use our Web Site.

This Policy notifies you of:
  • Personal Information Collected Through our Web Site
  • Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
  • Choices You Have Regarding Our Collection and Use of your Personal Information
  • Security Procedures
  • How You Can Contact Us
Updates and Changes. We may update the Policy on this Web Site from time to time by posting updates versions of the privacy policy here. As we may make changes to this Policy, we suggest that you review this Policy each time you access and use the Web Site. By continuing to use the Web Site, you agree to this Policy and any updates.

Policy Scope. This Policy applies to the Web Site only and does not necessarily reflect practices with respect to information gathered through other sites that we or our affiliates operate or the collection of information through off-line means. The Policy does not apply to practices of companies whose sites may be linked to the Web Site or accessed through this Web Site ("Linked Sites"). For access to the privacy policies of those Linked Sites, please refer to the policies provided on those sites.

Consent to Processing and Transfers of Information. The servers that make the Web Site available and that store the information that is collected are located in the United States of America ("USA"). This Web Site is intended only for use in the USA. If you are located outside the USA, please note that the information you provide will be transferred to the USA which may not provide the same level of legal data protection as the country from which you access the Web Site. By using the Web Site and submitting Personal Information to FMLS, you consent to such transfers and the processing by FMLS of information as described in this Policy and authorize this practice.

What Personal Information is Collected. FMLS collects Personal Information when you request information from FMLS, register for an FMLS store account, purchase merchandise from the Web Site or provide information to participate in the services and offerings on the Web Site. On such occasions, the Personal Information collected by or on behalf of FMLS may include, without limitation: your name, business name, email address, billing address, shipping address, telephone number and facsimile number. We may also collect credit card information in connection with the opening of a membership account for you and the purchase of products or services made through the Web Site. You may also be asked to respond to additional questions to help us meet your needs.

Non-Personal Information. We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information automatically when you visit the Web Site. This information may include, but is not limited to, records information from server logs found on your browser, your IP address and the type of web browser you are using to access the Web Site. This automatically collected information provides us with information regarding the use of the Web Site. We may aggregate, use and share certain non-personally identifiable information and statistical information for research or marketing purposes.

Our Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information.
FMLS will not share, sell or rent your Personal Information to any third party except as provided below:

  • Business Uses. FMLS uses the Personal Information you provide to us (i) to verify at login that a user is a registered member, if applicable; (ii) to provide the products and services that you have ordered or requested; (iii) to send order and shipping confirmations; (iv) contact you regarding your Web Site membership account and to provide customer service and respond to your requests and inquiries; and (v) to protect you, and us, against error and fraud and for archival purposes. Your Personal Information may be transferred as an asset in connection with a merger or sale involving all or part of FMLS or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change of control.
  • Service Providers and Vendors. We may share certain Personal Information we collect about you with third parties who perform services for us or with whom we contract for the purposes described in this Policy. For example, we may use third parties to host our Web Site, operate certain of its features, print or send mailings, authorize and process your payments, provide customer service, or assist in fulfilling your orders. These third-party service providers are given the Personal Information that they need to perform their designated functions and services for us and we do not authorize them to use or disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose.
  • Required Disclosures. FMLS may provide your Personal Information to a third party if FMLS is required by law to disclose your Personal Information. For example, FMLS may be required to disclose your Personal Information to respond to a subpoena, court order or other legal process.
Choices You Have. The provision of Personal Information through this Web Site is voluntary. If you do not wish to provide your Personal Information, you are free not to do so. Your provision of requested Personal Information to us through our Web Site or other means is presumed by us to be voluntary and with your consent to the uses described herein. However, in some cases, only persons who provide the requested Personal Information will be able to establish a membership account, order products and services or otherwise participate in the Web Site activities and offerings.

General Audience Website. The Web Site is considered a general audience site and is not intended to be used by children. FMLS is concerned about the privacy of young children and does not seek to collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 13. We offer our services and our Web Site for use by adults. If you are under 13, you may use the Web Site only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian. No information should be submitted to or posted at this Web Site by children 13 years of age or under without their parent's or guardian's consent.

Use of Cookies. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web Site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes while at the website. FMLS does not share information transferred through cookies with any third parties. FMLS does not use cookies to identify individuals or to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Cookies help make FMLS better by showing us how and when guests use the Web Site. They do not, however, gather user specific information about persons who use the Web Site. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, it is possible that some areas of the Web Site will not function properly if you do so.

Security. We employ various reasonable security measures designed to help protect the Personal Information that we collect about you. FMLS is capable of using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption technology in the transmission of Personal Information to FMLS. We have instituted industry standard security procedures and measures to protect our servers and networks that store Personal Information. Unfortunately, no transmission of information over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and therefore we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information.

Managing Your Information. FMLS reserves the right to retain any Personal Information reasonably necessary to appropriately document its business activities and for archival and record retention purposes. We will store your Personal Information for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Policy. You have the right to request corrections to your Personal Information we have collected via the Web Site through the means provided on the Web Site or by sending a request to FMLS as provided below.

Questions about our Policy. If you have any questions regarding your privacy or the Policy or feel that this Web Site is not following its stated information policy, you can send a request with your concerns or any further questions to us by e-mail or by mail at:

First Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
5457 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30342