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Shorenstein Privacy Policy Statement

Welcome, and thank you for visiting Shorenstein.com (this “Site”). This Site is owned and operated by Shorenstein Realty Services L.P. (“Shorenstein”, “we” and “us”). We understand and respect your concerns about the use of your personal information. We believe that you should know what information about you we collect, as well as how that information is used, maintained, and in some cases, shared. The following sets forth our privacy practices and policies (“Privacy Policy”): We will collect and store technology related information (as defined below) when you navigate through our Site. We will collect and store personal information (as defined below) only when you register for our employment opportunities section, or transmit information via our Site or by email. By doing any of the foregoing, you assent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not engage in any of these activities. We will not sell or disclose to unaffiliated third parties without your consent information that we collect about you, except that we may share non-personal, aggregate, or summary information regarding our users with unaffiliated third parties. Such information does not identify you individually, but is often used to provide general demographics or statistics.

Information collected about you and our use of such information
The following describes the types of personal and other information we may collect about you, and how we use and maintain that information:

Individual User Information

In general, you may visit our Site and access information while not revealing any personally identifying information. When you register with our Site for employment opportunities, we will collect and store personally identifying information such as your name, mailing address, e-mail, and telephone number as well as any other information you may provide us such as your resume, employment history, current employer or title (collectively, “Personal Information”).

You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to Shorenstein. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information requested during registration, you can still visit Shorenstein.com but you may be unable to access certain options, offers and services that involve our interaction with you. We will not share Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties without your consent.

Please note that we may also retain any data you provide to us in an email or other inquiry for the purpose of tracking the types of questions we receive and improving our Site.

To the extent that you provide us with Personal Information, we wish to maintain the accuracy of that information. Where we collect Personal Information from you through our Site, our goal is to provide a means of contacting us should you need to update or correct that information. If for any reason those means are unavailable or inaccessible, you may send updates and corrections to either EmploymentPrivacyQuestions@shorenstein.com (to update Personal Information related to an employment opportunities profile) or privacy@shorenstein.com (to update Personal Information unrelated to an employment opportunities profile). We will make reasonable efforts to incorporate the changes in your Personal Information that we hold as soon as practicable.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your use of our Site, such as service announcements, notices about new features or information on Shorenstein.com; administrative messages and communications regarding your account or materials you have posted, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. You will have the right, however, to opt out of employment opportunity communications.

Website Usage Information

Visitor Information

When you use or navigate through Shorenstein.com, we may collect certain technology related information that is automatically generated during your visit. This includes your internet protocol (IP) address, pages visited, number of clicks, platform type, and amount of time spent on a particular page (collectively “Visitor Information”). We will use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, gather broad demographic information and generate user statistics.

Cookies

Our Site employs browser cookies to store users’ preferences and record session information. A cookie is a small data file that is stored by your browser on your hard drive. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the Site uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only Personal Information a cookies can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites. We may use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of the information we supply to you and other users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information. We do not correlate this information with data about individual users, nor do we share this information or sell it to any third party. If you prefer not to receive cookies through the Site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and simply refuse the cookie once you are alerted. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. Note, however, that this Site may not function properly without the use of cookies.

When your information will be shared or disclosed
We will not sell, rent, or lease your Personal Information to others for their commercial or marketing use without your express consent. We will not otherwise disclose your Personal Information unless: (1) we are required to disclose the information by law; (2) we believe in good faith in the necessity of such disclosure to conform with legal process served upon Shorenstein or this Site; (3) disclosure is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Shorenstein; or (4) disclosure in necessary to protect the personal safety of Shorenstein employees, users of this Site or the public. We reserve the right to disclose either Personal or Visitor Information to third parties if we feel it is necessary to protect the security of our systems, Site, business, users or others. Otherwise, we will only provide non-personally identifiable aggregate data, such as the number of users who have visited our Site, to other parties. Information about you in our possession may also be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which your Personal Information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company. Shorenstein does not guarantee that any entity receiving such information in connection with one of these transactions will comply with all terms of this Privacy Policy.

Data Security
Whenever Shorenstein handles information that you enter on our Site, regardless of where this occurs, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Shorenstein uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information during transmission to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems but we do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure. Our Site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, modification or alteration of the information under our control.

Children’s Privacy
If you are under the age of 13, please do not use or access this Site in any way. We will not knowingly collect or use any Personal Information from such children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly delete such information from our databases.

Other Websites
For your convenience, this Site may contain links to other websites, or you may be otherwise referred to other websites, including websites administered by Shorenstein or administered by other companies on behalf of Shorenstein, as well as to websites unrelated to Shorenstein. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any linked websites. Each website should be checked for its own privacy policy.

Changes to this Policy

In the event that Shorenstein merges with, or is acquired by another company, a change to this Privacy Policy may result. Shorenstein may also update this Privacy Policy from time to time without any notice to you. Any changes to this Privacy Policy are effective upon posting to this Site. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy. Your continued use after a change has been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Governing Law
The Shorenstein Site is hosted within the United States and is intended for and directed to users in the United States. By choosing to visit this Site or otherwise provide information to Shorenstein, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the laws of the State of California. If you are a user accessing Shorenstein from any region with regulations or laws governing personal data collection, use and disclosure, that differ from United States laws or regulations, please note that through your continued use of the Shorenstein Site, which is governed by U.S. Law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring Personal Information to the United States and you consent to that transfer. You also consent to the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with our Site in the federal and state courts of, and in accordance with the laws of the State of California.

Update Information/Suggestions
If you would like to update or correct any employment related information that you have provided to Shorenstein through your use of this Site or otherwise, please send an email to EmploymentPrivacyQuestions@shorenstein.com. If you have general inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy, would like to correct non-employment related Personal Information, or have suggestions on how to improve this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at privacy@shorenstein.com.