Commitment to Privacy & Access to Information
LeeChangGroup.com is owned and operated by Lee Chang Group. Lee Chang Group, together with its Member firms and affiliates, is a provider of commercial real estate services. Lee Chang Group recognizes and respects its responsibility for protecting the online privacy of your personal information. As part of our commitment to privacy, we have adopted this Privacy Statement. We believe it is important that you understand how we collect and use information you provide to us and, furthermore, that you have the right to access and approve the use of that information. The extent and type of information we receive from you on our external websites depends on the information you provide to us through our contact mailboxes and/or through any registration processes on our site. As a rule, any personal identifying information provided is only forwarded to third parties when necessary to facilitate our ability to assist you in your endeavors by providing qualified responses.
Gathering of Information
Personal Information Collection
Lee Chang collects personal identifying information from this Website to the extent that either a visitor’s Web browser automatically provides such information to our Web server (such as the visitor’s e-mail address, IP address or the Website or domain from which the visitor linked to our site), or a visitor has specifically provided it to us, whether in order to contact through the Website, to request specific information on a property, marketing a property, to request information or documents we produce or distribute, to request information about services we may or do provide directly or through Lee Chang Members, alliance partners or other service providers or otherwise. During the on-line registration process, LeeChangGroup.com may request your name, email address, telephone number, postal code, occupation, industry information and professional interests. The more information you provide, as well as the depth of its accuracy, allows us to better serve your real estate needs.
Please note, cookies from LeeChangGroup.com can only be read by LeeChangGroup.com. You may disable cookies in your browser and still be able to access most areas of our site. However, when you choose to disable all cookies, you may not be able to edit your LeeChangGroup.com profile in regard to publications received, etc. So please be careful not to configure your browser so as to disable all cookies.
Most browsers recognize when a cookie is offered and allows you to accept or refuse it. If you are not sure whether your browser has this capability, check with the software manufacturer, your company’s technology help desk or your Internet service provider.
Some of the cookies we use are provided by Google Analytics and are used to gather information regarding how visitors use our site. Information collected is via an anonymous form and again, LeeChangGroup.com uses that information to compile reports which subsequently allow us to continually improve our site. An overview of privacy at Google can be reviewed at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. To opt out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Using Your Personal Information
Your personally identifiable information is only used in response to your requests and in an effort to provide you with pertinent information regarding Lee Chang services. We may also automatically provide you with marketing material about Lee Chang, unless you opt out of receiving this information. In some cases, we may also use personal information in order to provide our services to clients and/or to maintain client relationships by informing our clients and prospective clients of properties and services that may be of interest to them.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: To personalize your experience(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs), to improve our website(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you), to improve customer service(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs), to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature, or to send periodic emails. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Except where a visitor has provided personal identifying information in order for us to respond directly, Lee Chang uses such information only in an aggregated form to see how the Website is being used in order to measure the popularity and effectiveness of the Website and of distinct Web pages. Where a visitor has provided personal identifying information in order for us to respond directly, Lee Chang uses that information solely to respond to the request, or may forward the information to a third party (including an Lee Chang Member, alliance partner or other appropriate service provider) for response, depending on the area of the inquiry.
Based on the information provided to us upon registration, LeeChangGroup.com performs research on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior in various phases such as: during a promotion, from our server log files or from surveys. This facilitates a better understanding of your interests and needs. The research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. Lee Chang may share aggregated user data with advertisers or business partners, but will never intentionally provide any of your Personal Information to other companies or individuals without your permission. Lee Chang takes all reasonable steps to protect such Personal Information from perpetrators of fraud or Internet piracy.
Sharing of information to outside parties
Occasionally, you may be offered the opportunity to receive materials or special offers from Third Parties. If you opt-in to receive information from these Third Parties, LeeChangGroup.com will share your name and email address with them – with your permission.
LeeChangGroup.com does not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties and will only retain that information until your requests or inquiries are fulfilled. LeeChangGroup.com will only share Personal Information with third parties when necessary to carry out your request, our business or as required by law or other legal processes. When you submit data electronically through NAIglobal.com, you are thereby providing explicit consent of trans-border transmission of data collected via our website. Please note, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
If a visitor to this Website believes that they have inappropriately been contacted by us or by a third party as a direct result of accessing this Website, the visitor should immediately notify Lee Chang.
Approval regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information
LeeChangGroup.com may periodically send you e-mail regarding our services. In addition, if you are interested in receiving offers or information from LeeChangGroup.com and indicated so upon registration, we may also occasionally send you direct mail about services that may be of interest to you. Only LeeChangGroup.com (or agents working on behalf of LeeChangGroup.com under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. You can also easily edit your LeeChangGroup.com account information, if you no longer wish to receive such offers and mailings.
In regard to cookies – you also have choices. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is about to be set, or to reject all cookies. As mentioned prior, by rejecting all cookies, you will be unable to edit your NAIglobal.com profile. So, if you wish to edit your profile, make sure that you have not configured your browser so as to reject all cookies.
Protecting Your Information
Keeping your information private is vitally important to us. When you enter your Personal Information, LeeChangGroup.com implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of that information. As with all information, LeeChangGroup.com will never rent or sell your personal and business-related information to Third Parties without your express permission.
Because your LeeChangGroup.com Profile Information is accessed by the cookies on your computer, only you should be able to retrieve this Profile Information. You may edit your LeeChangGroup.com Profile Information by logging on to the LeeChangGroup.com Website from your computer. In order to ensure that others cannot access your Personal Information, we recommend that you sign out of your LeeChangGroup.com account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is especially important if you share a computer with other individuals or you are using a computer in a public place such as a library or an Internet cafe.
Other relevant Privacy information
Whenever you disclose Personal Information online – whether it be on message boards, through email or in chat rooms, that information can potentially be collected and used by others. In essence, if you post Personal Information online that is accessible by the public, you may subsequently receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
NO DATA TRANSMISSION VIA THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. THAT SAID, WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, LEECHANGGROUP.COM, LEE CHANG CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE ABSOLUTE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO US. THEREFORE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. PLEASE KNOW, ONCE WE RECEIVE YOUR TRANSMISSION, WE PUT FORTH OUR BEST EFFORT TO ENSURE ITS SECURITY ON OUR SYSTEMS.
Location and Acceptance of Use
LeeChangGroup.com operates this website from its offices in Princeton, New Jersey in the United States. All matters pertaining to this website are governed and interpreted under the laws of the State of New Jersey, United States.
Linking to Other Sites
This policy covers LeeChangGroup.com’s corporate website. Some of our subsidiaries have their own, possibly different, policies. We encourage you to review these privacy policies when linking to these websites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Therefore, we will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time, by logging into their control panel and going to the ‘Edit Profile’ page.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.