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Privacy Statement

Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Homes by Cynthia website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

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

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

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

Use of your Personal Information

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

Homes by Cynthia does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Homes by Cynthia 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, Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Homes by Cynthia does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

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

Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Homes by Cynthia; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Homes by Cynthia, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia pages, or register with Homes by Cynthia site or services, a cookie helps Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Homes by Cynthia 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 Homes by Cynthia services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Homes by Cynthia secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Homes by Cynthia 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

Homes by Cynthia will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Homes by Cynthia encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Homes by Cynthia is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Homes by Cynthia welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Homes by Cynthia has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Homes by Cynthia at gene@hfeservices.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

 
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