Privacy Statement

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence does not read any of your private online communications.

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence and Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence collects and uses your personal information to operate the Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence and its affiliates. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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, Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence, in order to determine what Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence's pages, or register with Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence site or services, a cookie helps Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence features that you customized.

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 Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence 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

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Downs Realty | Committed to Excellence at lauraclemens@downsauction.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.