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Privacy

OSCRE 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 OSCRE International site and governs data collection and usage. By using the OSCRE site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Privacy Statement (last updated May 25th, 2018)

OSCRE International ("OSCRE", “we,” “us,” “our,” “OSCRE Academy” “Academy” or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit our website (“Visitors” or "Members"), individuals who use our Services as defined below (“Members” or “Registrants”), and individuals who register to attend OSCRE International 's events (“Attendees” “Members” or “Registrants”). This Privacy Statement describes OSCRE International ’s privacy practices in relation to the use of OSCRE International’s Websites and the related applications, services, and programs offered by OSCRE International (collectively, the “Services”), as well as individuals’ choices regarding use, access and correction of personal information.

If you have questions or complaints regarding OSCRE International 's Privacy Statement or associated practices, please contact us at info@oscre.org.


1. Websites covered

This Privacy Statement covers the information practices, including how OSCRE International collects, uses, shares, and secures the personal information you provide OSCRE International's Website (www.oscre.org)

OSCRE International 's Website has links to other non-OSCRE International websites. The information practices or the content of such other Websites is governed by the privacy statements of such other Websites. OSCRE International encourages you to review the privacy statements of other Websites to understand their information practices.

2. Information collected

When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services, or registering to use the Website or other Services, or registering for an event, OSCRE requires you to provide OSCRE International with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services or registering for an event, OSCRE may also require you to provide OSCRE International with financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, credit card number, and the number of employees within the organization that will be using the Services (“Billing Information”). OSCRE may also ask you to provide additional information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, or industry (“Optional Information”). When Visitors apply for a job with OSCRE International, OSCRE may also require you to submit additional personal information as well as a resume (“Applicant Information”). Required Contact Information, Billing Information, Applicant Information, Optional Information, and any other information you submit to OSCRE to or through the Services are referred to collectively as “Data.”

As you navigate our Website, OSCRE may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons (“Website Navigational Information”). Website Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on our Website (such as the Web pages viewed, and the links clicked).

Through our “add contacts” feature on the OSCRE Website, we may also collect information such as the name, address, phone number or email address of contacts that you choose to share with us.  When you provide us with personal information about your contacts, we will only use this information for the specific reason for which it is provided, such as to add new records to your OSCRE support account.

3. Use of information collected

OSCRE International uses Data about OSCRE Members to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, OSCRE International will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.

OSCRE International also uses Data about OSCRE Attendees to plan and host corporate events, host online forums and social networks in which event Attendees may participate, and to populate online profiles for Attendees on OSCRE International’s Websites. Additional information on OSCRE International’s privacy practices with respect to Data about OSCRE Attendees may be found in additional privacy statements on the event Websites, as the case may be.

OSCRE International may also use Data about OSCRE Members and Attendees for marketing purposes. For example, OSCRE International may use information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding OSCRE International, our Services and promotional information.

OSCRE International may also receive information about Members and Attendees from other sources, including third parties from whom we have purchased data, and combine this information with Data we already have about you. This helps us to update, expand and analyze our records, identify new Members, and create more tailored advertising to provide products and services that may be of interest to you.

OSCRE International uses credit card information solely to collect payment from Members and Attendees.

OSCRE International uses Website Navigational Information to operate and improve OSCRE International’s Websites. OSCRE International may also use Website Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data about OSCRE Members and Data about OSCRE Attendees to provide personalized information about OSCRE International. For additional information about the use of Website Navigational Information, please see section 4. Website Navigational Information below.

OSCRE uses services offered by Google and Google Analytics to collect, aggregate, and analyze data in order to better understand how the site is used. OSCRE uses these cookies to collect anonymous and aggregated data for a limited time. The data is used, for example, to monitor and analyze site use, improve its functions, and more accurately choose content and graphic design, in order to meet visitors' expectations.

Information on how Google Analytics is used and its privacy policy are available on this link.


4. Website Navigational Information

Cookies, Web Beacons, and IP Addresses

OSCRE uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Website (“Website Navigational Information”). As described more fully below, we use these cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the Website and Services, track users’ movements around our Website and Services, and provide personalize content.  This section describes the types of Website Navigational Information used on OSCRE International’s Websites and Services, and how this information may be used.

Cookies
OSCRE uses cookies to make interactions with OSCRE International’s Website easy and meaningful. When you visit our Website, OSCRE International 's servers send a cookie to your computer or device. Standing alone, cookies do not personally identify you; they merely recognize your Web browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to OSCRE, either by opening an account or filling out a Web form (such as a “Register Now”) or have previously identified yourself to OSCRE, you remain anonymous to us.

OSCRE uses cookies that are session-based and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during one session. They disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device after you close your browser or turn off your computer. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our Websites or Services. 

The following sets out how OSCRE International .com uses different categories of cookies and your options for managing cookies’ settings:

Type of Cookies

Description

Managing Settings

Required cookies

Required cookies enable you to navigate OSCRE International’s Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Websites and using OSCRE Services.
If you have chosen to identify yourself to OSCRE, OSCRE International may place on your browser cookies containing a unique identifier. These cookies allow OSCRE International to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Websites and Services and to process your online transactions and requests.

Because required cookies are essential to operate OSCRE International’s Websites and the Services, there is no option to opt out of these cookies.

Functional cookies

Functional cookies allow OSCRE's Website and Services to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your language or your region) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies also enable you to optimize your use of OSCRE's Website and Services after logging in. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize.

Functional cookies may also be used to improve how OSCRE International's Websites and Services function and perform, to enhance and customize your interactions with OSCRE International, and to help us provide you with more relevant messages, including marketing communications. These cookies collect information about how Visitors use our Websites and Services, including which pages visitors go to most often and if they receive error messages from certain pages.

OSCRE International may use its own technology (e.g., OSCRE International ) or third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from Visitors, Attendees, and Members, to provide enhanced interactions and more relevant communications, and to track the performance of OSCRE International's advertisements.

OSCRE may also utilize HTML5 local storage for these purposes.HTML local storage is different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored.

To manage the use of functionality cookies on this Website, or to opt out of their use, click "Cookie Settings" in the footer of this page. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using OSCRE's Website and Services.

 

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

To manage the use of performance cookies on this Website, or to opt out of their use, click "Cookie Settings" in the footer of this page. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using OSCRE's Website and Services.

Targetingcookies

OSCRE sometimes uses cookies delivered by third parties to determine how you learned about OSCRE and to display content or OSCRE products and services that we think may interest you. OSCRE does not provide your personal information or your browsing data with third-parties. However, information provided by third parties, such as the ad-word that was clicked that led you to our site, may be re-associated with personal information to create a more comprehensive profile of website Visitors, Members and Attendees.

 

OSCRE does not utilize third-party advertising networks on our site. Such networks collect IP addresses and other information from Web beacons and utilize it to track user activity across websites.

To manage the use of targeting and advertising cookies on this Website, or to opt out of their use, click "Cookie Settings" in the footer of this page. Note that opting out may impact the functionality you receive when using OSCRE's Website and Services.

 

 

OSCRE uses the following cookies:

Cookie name

Purpose

Type of cookie

Expiry

.ASPXANONYMOUS

Allows connection without authentication

Required

At the end of the session

__RequestVerificationToken

Anti-forgery cookie that blocks the transmission of unauthorized data to the website ("Cross-Site Request Forgery").

Required

At the end of the session

dnn_IsMobile

Identifies the type of connected device

Required

At the end of the session

language

Identifies the user's language

Required

At the end of the session

.DOTNETNUKE

Identifies the user if authenticated on the website

Required

At the end of the session or after 20 hours if the "Remember me" option is activated

EU_Optin

Identifies whether the user has read and consented to OSCRE's cookie policy

Required

1 year

sessionID

This is a unique identifier for a logged in user

Required

At the end of the session

_utma, _utmb,_utOSCRE,_utmt,_utmz

Used by Google Analytics to collect, aggregate and analyze data in order to better understand how the site is used and improve site performance.

Performance

At the end of the session

Any other cookies generated by www.OSCRE International .com and not present in this table are functional or targeting cookies.

Third party cookies

OSCRE uses services offered by Google and Google Analytics to collect, aggregate, and analyze data in order to better understand how the site is used. OSCRE uses these cookies to collect anonymous and aggregated data for a limited time. The data is used, for example, to monitor and analyze site use, improve its functions, and more accurately choose content and graphic design, in order to meet visitors' expectations.

Web Beacons
OSCRE International uses Web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Members and Visitors’ usage of OSCRE International’s Websites and interaction with emails from OSCRE International. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Website or Service tied to the Web beacon, and a description of a Website or Service tied to the Web beacon. For example, OSCRE may place Web beacons in marketing emails that notify OSCRE International when you click on a link in the email that directs you to one of OSCRE International’s Websites. OSCRE uses Web beacons to operate and improve OSCRE International’s Websites, Services, and email communications.


Log Files, IP Addresses, URLs, and Other Data
As is true of most Websites, we gather certain information automatically to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer our Websites and Services.  This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), device and application identification numbers, your location, your browser type, your Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, the pages, and files you viewed, your searches, your operating system and system configuration information, and date/time stamps associated with your usage. Due to Internet communications standards, when you visit or use OSCRE International’s Websites and Services, we automatically receive the URL of the website from which you came and the website to which you go when you leave our Website. This information is used to analyze overall trends, to help us improve our Websites and Services, to track and aggregate non-personal information, and to provide the Websites and Services. For example, OSCRE uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Members and Visitors navigate OSCRE International’s Websites. OSCRE also collects IP addresses from Members when they log into the Services as part of OSCRE International’s “Identity Confirmation” and “IP Range Restrictions” security features.


Social Media Features and Single Sign-on
OSCRE International’s Websites may use social media features, such as the “LinkedIn” button (“Social Media Features”). These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on OSCRE International’s Website and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. You may be given the option by such Social Media Features to post information about your activities on OSCRE International’s Website to a profile page of yours that is provided by a third party social media network in order to share with others within your network. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on OSCRE International’s Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of OSCRE International providing the relevant Social Media Features. OSCRE also allows you to log in to certain of our Websites and Services using sign-in services such as LinkedIn. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form.


Do Not Track
Currently, various browsers — including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari — offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that relies on a technology known as a DNT header, which sends a signal to Websites’ visited by the user about the user's browser DNT preference setting. OSCRE does not currently commit to responding to browsers' DNT signals with respect to OSCRE International's Websites, in part, because no common industry standard for DNT has been adopted by industry groups, technology companies or regulators, including no consistent standard of interpreting user intent. OSCRE International takes privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard.


5. Public forums, refer a contact, and Member testimonials

OSCRE International may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on OSCRE International’s Websites. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. OSCRE is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.

OSCRE International posts a list of Members and testimonials on OSCRE International’s Websites that contain information such as Member names and titles. OSCRE obtains the consent of each Member prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.

6. Sharing of information collected

Service Providers
Unless described in this Privacy Statement, OSCRE does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information with third parties for their promotional purposes.


OSCRE International Affiliates 
OSCRE International may share Data about OSCRE Members with OSCRE Affiliates for Member support, technical operations, and account management purposes.


Business Partners
From time to time, OSCRE International may partner with other companies to jointly offer products, services, or programs (such as webinars or downloadble content). If you purchase, specifically express interest in, or register for a jointly–offered product, service, or program from or through OSCRE, OSCRE International may share Data about OSCRE Members collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our partner(s). OSCRE does not control our business partners’ use of the Data about OSCRE Members that we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may opt not to purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly offered product or service.


OSCRE International does not share Data about OSCRE Attendees with business partners unless the attendee explicitly grants consent for us to do so during the event registration process. If you consent to sharing your information, it will be subject to the business partners’ respective privacy statements.

Third Parties
Section 4 of this Privacy Statement, Website Navigational Information, specifically addresses the information we or third parties collect through cookies and web beacons, and how you can control cookies through your Web browsers. OSCRE International does not share any additional information with third parties without prior written consent (unless it is Compelled Disclosure).


Billing

OSCRE International uses a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use Billing Information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on OSCRE International’s behalf.

Compelled Disclosure
OSCRE International reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if OSCRE International reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect OSCRE International’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.


7. International transfer of information collected

OSCRE International stores Data about OSCRE International Members and Data about OSCRE Attendees in the United States. To facilitate OSCRE's global operations, OSCRE International may access such information from around the world. This Privacy Statement shall apply regardless of which country the Data is accessed from by OSCRE International.


8. Communications preferences

OSCRE International offers Visitors, Members, and Attendees who provide contact information a means to choose how OSCRE International uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of OSCRE International’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may unsubscribe by contacting us using the information in the “Contacting Us" section below.


9. Correcting and updating your information

OSCRE International may retain your information for a period of time consistent with the original purpose of collection. For instance, we may retain your information during the time in which you have an account to use our Websites or Services and for a reasonable period of time afterward. We also may retain your information during the period of time needed for OSCRE to pursue our legitimate business interests, conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

You may request to review, correct, delete, or otherwise modify any of the personal information that you have previously provided to us through OSCRE International’s Websites and Services.  If you have registered for an account with OSCRE, you may generally update your user settings, profile, organization’s settings, or event registration by logging into the applicable Website or Service with your username and password and editing your settings or profile. To update your billing information, discontinue your account, and/or request return or deletion of Your Data associated with your account, please contact your account representative or the Member service team for the applicable Service.  For other requests to access, correct, modify or delete Your Data, please review the “Contacting Us” section below.  Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be addressed within a reasonable timeframe. If you are an employee of an OSCRE member organization, you may also wish to contact your company’s system administrator for assistance in correcting or updating your information.

10. Member Data

OSCRE International 's Members may electronically submit data or information to the Services for hosting and processing purposes (“Member Data”). OSCRE will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Member Data except as provided in the Agreement between OSCRE and Member, or as may be required by law. The Agreement between OSCRE and Member may include but is not limited to the Subscription Agreement, Hosting Agreement, Master Agreement, Implementation Agreement, End User License Agreement, Ongoing Services Agreement, and a Work Order. In accordance with the Agreement between OSCRE and Member, OSCRE International may access Member Data only for the purpose of providing the Services or preventing or addressing service or technical problems or as may be required by law. Additional information about OSCRE International’s privacy and security practices with respect to Member Data is available in the Security and Architecture Documentation.

OSCRE International acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal information.  If personal information pertaining to you as an individual has been submitted to us by an OSCRE Member and you wish to exercise any rights you may have to access, correct, amend, or delete such data, please inquire with our Member directly. Because OSCRE personnel have limited ability to access data our Members submit to our Services, if you wish to make your request directly to OSCRE, please provide the name of the OSCRE Member who submitted your data to our Services.  We will refer your request to that Member and will support them as needed in responding to your request within a reasonable time frame.

11. Security

OSCRE International uses robust security measures to protect Data about OSCRE Members and Data about OSCRE Attendees. Because OSCRE International uses the Services to maintain Data about OSCRE Members and Data about OSCRE Attendees, this information, which is stored in the Services, is secured in the same manner as described in the Security and Architecture Documentation.


12. EU Data Subject Rights

If you are a resident of the EU, you have the following additional rights regarding use and access to your data (as specified under the GDPR).

  • Right of access. You may request a copy of the information that we have on you by sending a request to info@oscre.org. We will reply with seven days and provide a copy of the information within thirty days.
  • Right of rectification.  You can update your information at any time by logging into our website and updating your profile. If there is information on your profile that you cannot edit and wish to have it changed, please send an email to info@oscre.org. We will reply with seven days and correct any incorrect information within thirty days.
  • Right to be forgotten. Under certain circumstances, you can request that we delete your data from our records. The decision on whether we can delete your data is based on factors including compliance, record keeping, and other restrictions that OSCRE International does not have control over. To request to have your data deleted, please send an email to info@oscre.org. We will reply with seven days and accommodate your request within 30 days if we can do so. If we cannot delete or "anonymize" your data, we will provide you the reasons for doing so, and you have a right to object to our reasoning...
  • Right to restriction of processing. You can grant or remove consent for processing of your data at any time by logging into the sight and updating your preferences.
  • Right of portability. If you would like a copy of the data that we have on you in a machine-readable format (we provide it in JSON format), please send an email to info@oscre.org. We will reply with seven days and provide a copy your data in JSON format within thirty days.

13. Consent

By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified.


14. Contacting us

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of OSCRE International’s Websites and Services should be directed via email to info@oscre.org or by mail at the following address:


OSCRE International, Inc. Privacy 
PO Box 781852
Orlando, FL 32878-1852 USA

Who We Are

OSCRE International, Inc. is located in Orlando, FL, USA. OSCRE International is a non-profit collaboration of organizations and individuals focused on the development and implementation of real estate standards. You can browse our website, www.oscre.org, to obtain additional information on the products and services we provide.

Changes to this Statement
OSCRE encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how OSCRE is protecting your information. 

Contact Information OSCRE welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that OSCRE has not adhered to this Statement, please contact OSCRE at info@oscre.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.