Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND HOW WE HANDLE YOUR INFORMATION. BY USING THE PAIRGAP WEBSITE AND SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE PRIVACY POLICY AND THAT WE WILL COLLECT, USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION AS SET FORTH BELOW.

This policy explains how PairGap and its affiliates (collectively “we” or “us”) collect, use, and share information from or about you when you use our website or services. Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy Policy applies to the website www.pairgap.com (the “Site”) (defined to include web, mobile or otherwise) and mobile applications (the Site, mobile applications and the services we offer via the Site, collectively the “Services”). This Privacy Policy doesn’t apply to any third-party websites, services or applications, even if they are accessible through our Services. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to PairGap include www.pairgap.com and PairGap. The PairGap Site is a matching service with a pool of qualified buyers and property sellers. By using the PairGap Site, you consent to the data practices described in this Policy. I e

Collection of Your Personal Information

PairGap may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and, to the extent such comments include personally identifiable information, comments you make to forums and blogs available on the Site. If you purchase PairGap’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete purchase transactions. PairGap may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, race and income. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. We may collect certain information that is not personal because it cannot be used by itself to identify you, including, without limitation, information about whether you plan on buying and/or selling real estate, home search criteria, information about financing for the purchase of real estate and other information related to the sale and/or purchase of real estate.

PairGap’s servers automatically record information sent by your browser or created by your use of PairGap Services, regardless of whether you are an account holder or a visitor. Thus, information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by PairGap. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the Site and Services, to maintain quality of the Services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the PairGap Site.

In some cases, we collect information about where you are located, such as by converting your IP address into a rough geolocation. We may use location information to improve and personalize our Services for you.
When you send email or other communication to PairGap, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our Services.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or Services on the Site.

These may include:
(a) registering for an account on our Site;
(b) sending us an email message; and/or
(c) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and Services on our Site.

If you register or log on to the Site through Facebook, you may have to provide us with your username so that your identity can be authenticated by your Facebook account. When the authentication is complete, we’ll be able to link your PairGap account with your Facebook account and access certain personal information, including your name, email address, profile picture, gender, user ID, list of friends, and any other information that you have made publicly available on Facebook. We don’t receive or store passwords for your Facebook account. Please refer to Facebook’s privacy settings to determine how you may adjust the permissions and manage the interactivity between PairGap and Facebook.

Information Collected Using Cookies

A “cookie” is a small data file that can be placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. When you visit our Site, both PairGap and third parties place cookies on your computer.

Cookies We Place: When you visit our Site, PairGap sends cookies to your computer to individually identify your Internet browser, identify that you’ve logged in to the Site, and to tell us how and when you interact with our Site. We may also use cookies to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on our Site and to customize and improve our Site. If you are an account holder, we will use a cookie to save your settings and to provide customizable and personalized services. Although most websites automatically accept cookies, you can change your browser options by adjusting its privacy and security settings to stop automatically accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting cookies.

Cookies Placed by Third Parties: Some third-party service providers that we engage (including Google and other third-party advertisers) may also place their own cookies on your computer and may track different sites you visit. You may choose to control some of the advertisements you receive on this and other sites by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Use of your Personal Information

PairGap collects and uses your personal information to operate its Site and to deliver the Services you request. By using the Site in any way, including accessing, transacting, logging in, signing up, communicating via, or otherwise participating as a Site user, you authorize us to share your personal information with relevant service providers, businesses and professionals who offer services related to residential real estate transactions in the interest of facilitating your self-directed joint purchase of property.
We may also use your personal information for the following purposes:

(1) to improve the features, content and navigability of the Site;
(2) to solicit your feedback about our Services;
(3) to alert you to new services, features, and promotions;
(4) to deliver other information from which you may opt out or unsubscribe; and
(5) to enforce PairGap’sTerms of Use.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

PairGap does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

PairGap may share data with trusted partners to help 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 PairGap, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

PairGap may disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law, to detect or prevent fraud, to defend our legal rights, and/or with 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 PairGap or the Site;
(b) protect and defend the rights or property of PairGap; and/or
(c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PairGap, the Site or the public.
Information You Share with Third Parties

In connection with your real-estate transactions you may choose to work with third parties who are not affiliated with or related to PairGap, including without limitation lending institutions, title companies, insurers, appraisers, home warranty companies, real-estate agents, real-estate brokers, and other service providers. These third parties may each have their own privacy policies governing how they handle your personal information. PairGap has no responsibility or liability for third-party privacy policies or the actions of any third party with respect to your personal information.

Third-Party Advertising

Third-party advertisers may serve you ads when you access the Site. Some of these companies may use information about your visits to PairGap and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. This Privacy Policy does not cover the collection methods or use of information by these third-party advertisers, which have their own privacy policies about their use of cookies and other technologies. If you would like more information about this type of advertising, including opt-out procedures for certain third-party advertising companies, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.

Information Shared in Connection with Real Estate Transactions

PairGap may share your personal information with third parties involved with your sale and/or purchase (or potential sale and/or purchase) of real estate. These third parties include, but are not limited to, third-party real estate agents and brokers, insurance providers, lenders, appraisers, home warranty providers, or inspectors.

Information Disclosed in Connection with Business Transactions

In the future, we may sell some or all or our assets. In such transactions, customer information (including personal information) generally is one of the transferred business assets. In the event of a sale of our assets including our database, customer information (including personal information), will be transferred. Such a transfer may also occur if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy or are acquired in a transaction.

Links

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and services. The use of personal information on third-party websites and services is governed by the privacy policies of the third-party websites and services and is not subject to our control.Our Privacy Policy does not apply to such websites or services and PairGap is not responsible for the privacy practices, content or security practices and policies of such websites or services. To protect your information, we recommend that you carefully review the privacy policies of other websites and services that you access.

Protection of Your Information

PairGap takes reasonable measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Please be aware, however, that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information.

Retention of Your Information

We will keep your information only for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes described above, unless a longer retention is required or permitted by law. We may delete or de-identify your information sooner if we receive a verifiable deletion request, subject to exemptions under applicable law. The retention period that applies to your information may vary depending on the PairGap services you use and how you interact with them.

Children Under Thirteen (13)

PairGap does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are under the age of thirteen (13), you must ask your parent or legal guardian for permission to use this Site. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child under 13 in the United States has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us at info@pairgap.com.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving notifications regarding certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from PairGap by contacting us at info@pairgap.com or calling us at +1 (347) 693-9734.

Changes to this Policy

PairGap will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback. PairGap encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed about how PairGap is protecting your information.

Contact Information

PairGap welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that PairGap has not adhered to this Policy, please contact PairGap at:

PairGap
1080 Bergen Street
Suite 249
Brooklyn NY
11216
info@pairgap.com
+1 (347) 693-9734

Effective as of January 25, 2020