Your privacy is critically important to us.
- On this Website.
- On all customer information forms, class enrollment forms, and registrations.
- In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
- Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website.
WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION DOES CMS COLLECT?
CMS collects several types of information about Members and users of our Website, including:
Personally Identifiable Information: Personally identifiable information is information that can be used to uniquely identify you. Some examples of personally identifiable information include your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address. We collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit to us, such as information you provide to us when downloading a resource, signing up for a class, filling in forms in print, or responding to a survey or other areas on our website.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: Non-personally identifiable information is information that pertains to you but cannot be used to uniquely identify you. Some examples of non-personally identifiable information include IP addresses, tracking the types of web browsing software you use when visiting our Website, dates and times you visit the Website, and what pages are viewed when you visit the Website. We use customer’s non-personal information to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. The IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information.
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the Sites, how it is used and with whom it may be shared;
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your information;
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information;
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in your Personal Information.
INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE AND SHARING
CMS HOMES, LLC is the sole owner of all information collected on the Sites. When using the Sites, if you fill out forms, purchase services, or provide comments, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. We use this information to deliver the products or services requested, to enhance your User experience, and to improve the performance of the Sites.
If you reside outside the United States – If you sign up for an email list, contest, download, course, or service from CMS HOMES LLC, you will only be added to our email list if you affirmatively consent to receive such messages. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking “UNSUBSCRIBE” at the bottom of the email. Your email address will be removed within 30 days.
If you reside in the United States – If you sign up for an email list, contest, download, course, or service from CMS HOMES LLC, you will automatically be added to our email list. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking “UNSUBSCRIBE” at the bottom of the email. Your email address will be removed within 30 days.
CMS HOMES LLC will NOT sell or rent your Personal Information to any third party. We may share your information for the following reasons:
- To third parties, to assist us in operating the Sites, conducting our business, or providing services to you, such as shipping an order, sending a newsletter, or processing a payment;
- To third parties, for any business reorganization process including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, consolidation, change in control, reorganization or liquidation, and sales of all or substantially all of our assets; and
- To law enforcement, government agencies, and other third parties, for complying with the law, enforcing our website policies, or protecting our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
CMS HOMES LLC has no obligation to you to retain your Personal Information. For as long as you choose to remain on our email list, we will retain a minimum amount of personal information including your name, your email address, and your behavior on our website. For all other information, we generally retain information only as long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the Personal Information was collected, resolve disputes, or as reasonably determined.
In the event that all or part of our assets are sold or acquired by another party, or in the event of a merger, you grant us the right to assign your Personal Information collected via the Sites to the acquiring party.
ANALYTICS AND COOKIES
This Site collects readily available information about visitors’ usage of the website via Google Analytics (acting as its site traffic gathering agent for this limited purpose). Generally, this may include information about your geographic location, your browsing behaviors while using the Sites, the type of device or software you use, and your IP address. We use this information for statistical purposes, to measure the Sites’ effectiveness, and to improve visitor experience. If you wish to opt-out, visit Google Analytics’ privacy center.
We sometimes use an Internet device called a ‘cookie’ to recognize your browser when you visit our site. A cookie is a small amount of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive.
The Sites utilize cookies to better individualize and improve your user experience. You can choose whether to accept or block cookies by changing the settings of your browser. If you block cookies, you may lose some of the features and functionality of the Sites.
UPDATING OR REMOVING INFORMATION
To update or remove any personally identifiable information or to obtain any information regarding the disclosure of information to third parties, please contact us at [email protected].
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by following the unsubscribe link or emailing us at [email protected].
To place an order from us, you must provide contact information (such as name, and email) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we use this information to contact you. We use an outside credit card processing company to bill users for products and services. These companies do not retain, share, store, or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes beyond filling your order.
The Sites may contain links to other third-party sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such third-party sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our Sites and to read the privacy policies of any other website that collects personally identifiable information.
BLOG, SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING
Any information you post in a public posting area, such as a comment on a blog post, is available to anyone with Internet access. If you don’t want people to know your e-mail address, for example, please don’t include it in any comment you post publicly. PLEASE BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN DISCLOSING ANY INFORMATION IN PUBLIC POSTING AREAS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE BY OTHERS OF THE INFORMATION THAT YOU DISCLOSE IN PUBLIC POSTING AREAS.
All content (such as photos, text, images, videos) submitted or linked on this site, through our community forum or through social media is the sole responsibility of the person from which the content originated.
CMS reserves the right to remove any content that is deemed inappropriate, obscene, slanderous, or malicious and may block users that contribute such content. Remember that CMS’s website, community, and social media channels are public forums. Any information you share may be viewed by others. By posting content to CMS’s website, community, or social media, you grant us permission to display, modify, reproduce, and distribute this content without compensation.
By participating in CMS’s social media channels, you release CMS from any liability associated therewith and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CMS against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs, or expenses arising out of a claim by a third party relating to any posts you have made.
SURVEYS & CONTESTS
We implement commercially reasonable security measures to protect your information. When you provide Personal Information such as your name, email, or credit card information, we use third-party products and Sites to secure or store your information. Sensitive information (such as credit card data) is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https://” at the beginning of the address of the web page. The Personal Information you provide when using the Sites is not stored on our servers or computer systems.
However, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communication between you and us, and between us and you, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide. Any information that you provide is done at your own risk.
Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive written notice of a data privacy or security breach. If you have reason to believe that your Personal Information has been compromised through use of our Sites, please notify us by emailing [email protected].
PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us immediately at [email protected].
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES:
Last updated on: 5/04/2023