Real Estate Council of San Antonio Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

The Real Estate Council of San Antonio ("RECSA") is an advocate for owners and professionals in the real estate industry. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our members' and visitors' personal information. This privacy policy applies to information collected from our members and visitors, including, without limitation, information collected through our website located at www.recsanantonio.com. By using our website, you agree to this privacy policy and consent to our use of your information as described below. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not use our website.

Cookies. Our website may make use of browser cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer's hard disk. If you wish to disable these cookies, the help portion of the tool bar on most browsers will tell you how do that. If you set your browser to disable cookies, however, you may not be able to access certain aspects of the RECSA website.


Use of Information Collected. RECSA collects and maintains the information that you provide to us when applying for membership, registering for an event and/or contacting us. In general, RECSA will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose for which such information was provided. RECSA will not sell or rent the information it collects from and about our members and visitors to anyone, but will use such information as follows:

  • Financial and Personally-Identifying Information. We use your financial and personally-identifying information, including financial account numbers and expiration dates, solely for billing and/or order-fulfillment purposes. We use acredit card processing company to bill users for goods and services provided through our website. That company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes. Both RECSA and its outside processors may (i) use the information you provide as necessary to process your online purchases; (ii) maintain the information as long as necessary or as required bylawand used internally for record keeping, internal reporting, and support purposes; and (iii) provide the information as required by law or court order, or to defend our rights in a legal dispute.

  • Membership Directory.  We maintain a membership directory that is onlyaccessible to RECSA members, and we may include in that directory any information (except financial information and other information that you request we keep private) that members provide to us. Such information may include, without limitation, the business name, business contact information, business address, and a business description that you provide to us.

  • Publications. From time to time, we publish articles submitted by various members. Those publications may include any information (except financial information and other information for which privacy is expressly requested) that members provideto us. RECSA may also provide its publications in non-electronic form.

  • Offers and Updates. We may use your information to communicate with youabout events and publications offered or sponsored by RECSA. We will not use your information to communicate to you offers for goods or services from members or non-member vendors.

  • Other Communication. We value your membership with RECSA and seek to keep you informed of matters that may affect your membership with us. Accordingly,we may use your information to communicate with you about such matters.

  • User Profile. We may use your information and use of this website to maintain a record of your purchases/registrations, your demographic information, and/or perform trend analysis, pattern detection, and website administration. Non-personal demographic and profile data may be used to tailor your experience at our website, showing you content in which we think you might be interested.


Security. RECSA uses industry standard security measures to protect your information both online and off-line against loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of your personal information. All of your sensitive information is restricted to our offices, except as may be required for bill processing and payment. Only RECSA employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.


Other Websites & Links. This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that RECSA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites, including use of cookies. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.


Communication/Information Opt-out. You may elect to not receive any communication from RECSA by email, and you may desire to further restrict or enable our use of your information. If so, please contact us with your preferences.


Updates & Changes. If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected. If, however, we plan to use your information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via the email address you provide to us. However, if you have opted out of all communication with this website, or deleted/deactivated your account, then you will not be contacted, nor will your personal information be used in the new manner. In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect your information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying users of the change. In some cases where we post a notice, we will also email you, if you have opted to receive communications from us, notifying you of the changes in our privacy practices. RECSA allows its users the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done by e-mailing the corrected or updated information to us.


Contacting Us. RECSA welcomes your input. Should you have any concerns or questions about our privacy policy, please do not hesitate to contact us at 210-804-1155 or magdac@recsanantonio.com.