We’ve tried to keep it as simple as possible, but if you’re not familiar with terms like cookies, IP addresses, pixel tags and browsers, then read about these key terms first. Your privacy matters to The Company so whether you are new to The Company or a long time user, please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions contact us.
The Company Technology collects some Personal Data from its Users depending on the product(s) and software.
Sharing with Others
The Company Technology may allow you to forward or share certain content with a friend, colleague or other individual of your choosing, such as an email or text inviting your friend to use our Services or property information. Email addresses and phone numbers that you may provide for a friend or colleague will be used to send your friend or colleague the content or link you request in accordance with applicable law.
The Company Technology may offer interactive features such as chat services, schedule viewing, contact an agent, and other interactive services. We may collect the information you submit or make available through these features. Any content you provide on the public sections of these channels will be considered "public" and will not be subject to the privacy protections referenced herein. Our Technology communicates with our servers via two main URLs: bkapi.The Company.com for general mobile application use and bkchat.The Company.com for chat messages and services. Other URLs may be added in the future.
De-Identified and Aggregated Information
We may use Personal Information and other information about you to create de-identified and/or aggregated information, such as de-identified location information, de-identified or aggregated trends, reports, or statistics, information about the computer or device from which you access our Services, or other analyses we create. De-identified and aggregated information is used for a variety of functions, including the measurement of visitors' interest in and use of various portions or features of the Sites and Services. De-identified and aggregated information is not Personal Information, and we may use and disclose such information in a number of ways, including research, internal analysis, analytics, and any other legally permissible purpose.
Web Beacons & Pixel Tracking are occasionally used by The Company Technology. Web beacons are electronic files that are used to count users who have visited our Services or to identify certain cookies on the computers accessing our Technology. Tracking pixels are used to identify specific usage and “clicks” on a particular page or site.
You may restrict the information provided to The Company. For example, you may decline to provide us with your accurate or correct personal information, disable cookies and use security software to prevent the storage of cookies. Restricting information will however materially reduce and diminish the value of the Technology we provide to you.
The Company Technology uses personal data of users to provide the best experience possible while using the Technology. The Company also collects information to enable its 3rd-party Licensee’s and business partners to provide services to you, such as Real Estate Brokers & Agents who provide brokerage and real estate services.
The following is a list of examples on how we use your personal data to enhance your experience:
Our business model is not fully supported by advertising and should we work with advertisers or advertising technology we would do this to provide high quality services to you. We would seek to make advertising relevant to you, which we are able to do based on the information we collect during your use of our Technology.
It is important to understand that by using the Technology and agreeing to the collection practices above, you authorize The Company to share all personal information with our 3rd-Party Technology Licensees & Business Partners. Additionally you give these 3rd-Party Licensees & Business Partners explicit permission to contact you in regards to your activity. If you use the “contact” buttons or “schedule a viewing” features, you are giving The Company explicit permission to connect you with that 3rd-Party Licensee & Business Partner and provide them your personal information. Please note that The Company is not a Real Estate Services Company and does not provide any such services. All services are provided by the Technology Licensee, who is a real estate professional. The Company makes no claims or warranties related to these real estate services. Real Estate is a highly regulated industry that varies state by state. It is your responsibility to follow all local regulations and utilize a Licensed Real Estate Agent and/or Brokerage for all Real Estate Services.
The Company takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition The Company, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Application (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by The Company.
Users have the right and ability to remove and/or delete all Technology from their devices at any time through standard program uninstall practices. This will stop the collection of all data going forward.
The Company may present advertisements or links to third parties such as our 3rd-party Licensees & Business Partners. When you click on these links or enter information, you may be transferred to an advertiser or third-party’s Website. The Company has no control over the privacy practices or information that these sites may request of you. We are not and cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices or content by these entities.
The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes byThe Company in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Technology or the related software services. The User declares to be aware that the The Company may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.