specializedassets.com is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. It is our belief that you should understand how we use any information that you provide to us and, furthermore, that you should have the right to approve the use of that information.
In the handling of your information, we follow a policy of "informed consent", that is to say:
In using the varied features of this web site, you may occasionally provide information, such as your name, your contact information, or other information about yourself by which others may identify you (hereinafter "Personal Information"), to specializedassets.com, our service providers, or to other businesses which you may contact while visiting our site. specializedassets.com and these other entities may use this information and other technical information about your use of this web site to tailor their presentations to you, to facilitate your movement through this web site, or communicate separately with you, however, specializedassets.com will never intentionally provide any of your Personal Information to other companies or individuals without your express permission to do so, we will notify you at the time of such data collection or transfer if your Personal Information is to be shared with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting such sharing.
The following document will let you know how we are using the information that you provide to us.
1. What Personal Information does specializedassets.com collect from you?
specializedassets.com collects information in several ways from different parts of our web site.
Some Personal Information is gathered when you sign up for our newsletter, enter a site feedback form, or complete a client satisfaction survey. During the on-line registration process, for example, specializedassets.com may ask for your name, email address, telephone number, postal code, occupation, industry information and professional interests. The more information you volunteer (and the more accurate it is), the better we are able to assist you with your real estate needs.
2. What are cookies and how does specializedassets.com use them?
Cookies from specializedassets.com can only be read by specializedassets.com. And, if you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you will still be able to access most of the areas on this site. However, please note that if you disable all cookies using your browser, you may not be able to edit your newsletter profile. So, if you wish to edit your newsletter profile, make sure that you have not configured your browser so as to disable all cookies.
3. How does specializedassets.com use Personal Information?
specializedassets.com's primary goal in collecting Personal Information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our network of sites. This includes personalized services, interactive communications, online transactions and many other types of services, most of which are completely free to you. In order to provide such services free of charge, we display advertisements. By knowing a little about you, specializedassets.com is able to deliver more relevant advertisements and content, and hence better service, to you. specializedassets.com does research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us upon registration, during a promotion, from our server log files or from surveys. We do this in order to better understand and serve our users. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis. specializedassets.com may share aggregated user data with advertisers or business partners, however, specializedassets.com will never intentionally provide any of your Personal Information to other companies or individuals without your permission to do so and will take all reasonable steps to protect such Personal Information from perpetrators of fraud or internet piracy.
4. Who is collecting information?
When you are on a specializedassets.com site and are asked for Personal Information, you are sharing that information with specializedassets.com alone unless it is specifically stated otherwise.
5. With whom does specializedassets.com share my information?
As a general rule, specializedassets.com will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information to anyone outside of Sotheby's Canada without your permission to do so.
From time to time, 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, specializedassets.com will (with your permission) share your name and email address with them.
6. What are my choices regarding collection, use, and distribution of my information?
specializedassets.com may, from time to time, send you e-mail regarding our services. In addition, if you indicated upon registration that you are interested in receiving offers or information from specializedassets.com, we may occasionally send you direct mail about services which we feel may be of interest to you. Only specializedassets.com (or agents working on behalf of specializedassets.com under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mailings. At any time you can easily edit your specializedassets.com account information to no longer receive such offers and mailings.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. As mentioned earlier, 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. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to edit your newsletter profile. So, as mentioned earlier, if you wish to edit your newsletter profile, make sure that you have not configured your browser so as to reject all cookies.
7. How does specializedassets.com protect my personal and business-related information?
Keeping your information private is vitally important to us. As with all information, specializedassets.com will never rent or sell your personal and business-related information without your express permission.
8. What security precautions are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of my information?
Your specializedassets.com Profile Information are accessed by the cookies on your computer so that only you should have access to this Profile Information. You may edit your specializedassets.com Profile Information by logging on to the specializedassets.com Website from your computer.
We recommend that you sign out of your specializedassets.com account and close your browser window when you have finished your work. This will help ensure that others cannot access your Personal Information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or an Internet cafe.
9. What else should I know about my privacy?
Please keep in mind that whenever you disclose Personal Information online - for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post Personal Information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED TO BE 100% SECURE. AS A RESULT, WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, UNIQUEPROPERTIES.CA CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT 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.
10. Applicable Law
11. Additional Information
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to specializedassets.com.
We have set up some ground rules to ensure that we keep this area useful, informative and safe for everyone. specializedassets.com is built on trust, and this Agreement helps promote that trust among all Users of our service.
THIS AGREEMENT DESCRIBES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH YOU WILL USE THE SERVICES AT UNIQUEPROPERTIES.CA. BY COMPLETING YOUR ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR UNIQUEPROPERTIES.CA YOU AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET OUT IN THIS AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.
1. Defined Terms
In this Agreement, the following words or expressions have the following meanings:
"specializedassets.com" means Sotheby's Canada and shall include any subsidiaries, parent companies affiliates, officers or employees of Sotheby's Canada and any Internet services operated by Sotheby's Canada, specializedassets.com and any related or affiliated companies.
"Personal Information" means information by which others might identify you, such as your name or your contact information, which you may provide to specializedassets.com from time to time.
"User" means any user of the specializedassets.com service.
2. No Resale of Services or Information
You agree not to resell information obtained from specializedassets.com without the express permission of specializedassets.com.
In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other Users, you release specializedassets.com (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
4. Limit on Liability
In no event shall specializedassets.com or its suppliers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages (however arising, under contract, tort or any other theory of liability) arising out of or in connection with this Agreement. Our liability, and the liability of our suppliers, to you or to any third parties in any circumstance is limited to the greater of (a) the amount of fees you pay to us in the 12 Months prior to the action giving rise to liability, or (b) $100.
5. System Integrity
You as a User agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper operation of the specializedassets.com site or any service being provided on our site. You agree not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our web site infrastructure. If you are issued a password, you agree not to disclose your password to any third party or to use your password for any unauthorized purpose.
6. Web Links
specializedassets.com may display URLs or icons which allow Users to link to other web sites, including, without limitation, sites which are operated by third parties and which are not maintained by specializedassets.com. specializedassets.com makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site to which you may have access through this site. Any content, services, representations or warranties made on such other web sites are the sole responsibility of the operator of those sites, and specializedassets.com assumes no responsibility for any the content, the operation or the services provided thereon.
You as a User agree to indemnify and hold harmless specializedassets.com,, from any claim or demand made by any third party arising out of the use of the services provided by specializedassets.com by you or by any other person using your User name and password. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless specializedassets.com against all of the reasonable costs of defending any such third party claims.
9. No Warranty
WE PROVIDE THE UNIQUEPROPERTIES.CA WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, UNIQUEPROPERTIES.CA MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SERVICES AND MATERIALS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR (III) THE CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.
10. General Compliance with Laws
You as a User agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our service.
11. No Agency
You and specializedassets.com are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended, implied or created by this Agreement.
Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices shall be transmitted to specializedassets.com by e-mail to email@example.com (in the case of notices sent to specializedassets.com) or to you the User at the e-mail address which you provide to specializedassets.com during the registration process. Notice shall be deemed given 72 hours after e-mail is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the e-mail address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give you notice by certified mail, postage prepaid and return receipt requested, to the address provided to specializedassets.com during the transaction or bid process. In such case, notice shall be deemed given 3 days after the date of mailing.
"specializedassets.com", the specializedassets.com logo and the products and services described in this Site, are without limitation either trademarks of specializedassets.com or its suppliers and licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of specializedassets.com. In addition, all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of specializedassets.com, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of specializedassets.com. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
14. Applicable Law
If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality or enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
Unless otherwise indicated, all dollar amounts referred to in this and other web-sites provided by specializedassets.com are in Canadian funds.
17. Entire Agreement and Waiver
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the specializedassets.com and the User and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings, negotiations and discussions, whether oral or written, between the parties with respect thereto. No supplement, modification, waiver or termination of this Agreement shall be binding unless executed in writing by the person to be bound thereby. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall constitute or be deemed a waiver of any other provisions (whether or not similar) or a continuing waiver unless otherwise expressly provided.
18. Your Correspondence
We encourage you to share your comments and questions with other users and us. We promise to read all the mail you send to us, but we may not be able to respond to all of them. Please note that we assume no responsibility for reviewing unsolicited ideas for our business (such as product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future programs. Also, please remember that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and that you, and not specializedassets.com, have full responsibility for the message, trade secrets or other confidential information in your messages. Any and all rights to materials and ideas submitted to us become the exclusive property of specializedassets.com.
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